Merlin’s Blade wins the SILVER MOONBEAM AWARD in YA Fantasy/Sci-Fi!

Yes, Merlin’s Blade has won the silver medal in the 2014 MOONBEAM AWARD for young adult fantasy/sci-fi fiction It is a great honor to have this vote of confidence given to a debut novelist, and I am blessed to have received it. Their website says the following: Creating books that inspire our children to read,[…]

The most extensive review yet of Merlin’s Blade…

Glenn McCarty, a contributing writer, has this to say about Merlin’s Blade: “The success of this book, however, is as much a credit to Treskillard’s storytelling instincts and his abilities at character and world-building as it is to any tweaks he makes to the legend…” The tone of the novel: “[Merlin’s Blade has an][…]

My OFFICIAL Merlin’s Blade Book Trailer !!

After many months of filming, special effects work, 3D animation, color-grading, and soundtrack design, I am finally ready to release my book trailer for MERLIN’S BLADE! The direct link to the trailer can be found here: (Note that this book trailer serves as an introduction for all three books.) Please post the link everywhere[…]

HUGE NEWS #2: Merlin’s Blade Publisher Revealed!

Today I announce who is publishing MERLIN’S BLADE, MERLIN’S SHADOW, and MERLIN’S NIGHTMARE. None other than … ZONDERVAN! Yes, that’s true, and amazingly so. Back when I first began writing, it was my hope that if only I could sign with a literary agent, that one of the big publishers would be interested in my[…]

HUGE NEWS #1: Merlin’s Blade is under contract with a publisher!

Yes, this is it folks! The long-awaited announcement that I am very pleased to finally blog about. I have now officially signed a contract to have all 3 novels of THE MERLIN SPIRAL published! And I owe a big thanks to my incredible agent, Les Stobbe! But who is the publisher, you ask? Well… I’m[…]

Wayne Thomas Batson’s Endorsement of Merlin’s Blade

Wayne Thomas Batson is the Bestselling author of eight adventure novels including the fantasy epic Door Within Trilogy, the pirate duo Isle of Swords and Isle of Fire, The Berinfell Prophecies, and a new series, The Dark Sea Annals. He was very kind to say the following: When you read Merlin’s Blade by Robert Treskillard,[…]

Douglas Bond’s Endorsement of Merlin’s Blade

Douglas Bond, historical author extraordinaire, has endorsed Merlin’s Blade with the following kind words: In Merlin’s Blade, you are in the able hands of an author who has done his homework. Robert Treskillard has a vivid imagination and a keen eye for historical detail in this Arthurian novel, and what the author sees, and knows,[…]

Scott Appleton’s Endorsement of Merlin’s Blade

Scott Appleton, president of Flaming Pen Press, and upcoming AMG Publishers author of the excellent Swords of The Six, gave this endorsement of Merlin’s Blade: Having loved the tales of King Arthur since childhood, I can say without a doubt that Merlin’s Blade is a fabulous reimagining of the legends. This book ensnared me in[…]