Please recommend
   using these social sharing buttons:




  book details  


  books by Michelle C. Reilly  



Book: Variants (Anathergians Book 1) by Michelle C. Reilly

Book: Variants (Anathergians Book 1) by Michelle C. Reilly

categories: Book, Romance, Paranormal, Fantasy, Aliens, Urban Fantasy, DNA, Battles, Science Fiction


Michelle C. Reilly

Author Michelle C. Reillyabout this book: Variants is my first published book. I came up with the title Variants because I knew, when studying how DNA was used in an attempt to change humans into powerful Anathergians, the DNA used were variant strains. So, I thought the name Variants fit, as it sounds slightly sinister.

I made the cover for Variants. I've done graphics for many years, so I thought I'd have a go at it. It became quite a debate within my critique group, who are all romance writers. They wanted me to have a man with the chest showing, but I felt it wouldn't be good for the male demographic. You see, I had spoken to many men about Variants, and they all seemed to be interested in it and liked the cover. So, I didn't want to cut them out because Variants is a good book for both males and females.

Variants took me about five months to completely write. I took a lot of time with it with my super awesome critique group (yes, they're still awesome, even though they aren't a fan of my cover). They taught me a lot. But I also made sure to hire an editor, which is very important for every author. My editor gave me great feedback and really helped me improve the book as well.

Overall, this entire experience with writing and publishing has been wonderful. I've met a lot of great people. I hope to learn more and become an even better writer.

preview: read a sample from this book

what to read next: if you read and liked this book...

Learn more about this book

This book on





More Reviews

   • Book Review: The Age of the Female - A Thousand Years of Yin by Richard Andrew King
   • Book Review: Quest of the Dicepterons - Volume 1 - The Blue People of Cloud Planet by Brian Wolfenden

  show list of all published reviews | subscribe to the feed

Home | Contact | Legal Notice | Impressum Book Promotion | Do you like | Boost Your Karma

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of, Inc. or its affiliates.