Nicole Luiken (also known as N. M. Luiken) is an intriguing author from northern Alberta, Canada.
She writes speculative fiction for both adults and teens. Take a look around this site to learn more about Nicole & her
Frost Nominated for more Awards!
Nicole's young adult novel Frost is one of ten books shortlisted in the Edmonton Public Library's Teen Survivor Online Reading Club contest. Nicole will be at the Teen Survivor Kick-off Party at the Millwoods Branch on Thursday, July 9 at 7pm. Call 780-496-1818 to register.
Frost has also been nominated for the Stellar Award, British Columbia's Teen Reader's Choice Award for 2009. Stay tuned for the contest's launch in November 2009!
Frost received an honourable mention at the Ontario Library Association's Red Maple Award. Nicole greatly enjoyed her visit to the Forest of Reading Festival of Trees book festival and awards ceremonies in Toronto on May 13-14. It was great to meet so many Ontario fans!
Frost is the story of Johnny, a talented young hockey player who
seems to have everything going for him in the town of Iqaluit, Nunavut.
But his friend Kathy knows something is very wrong.
Why did Johnny deliberately crash his snowmobile? Why do mysterious accidents
keep happening to anyone who gets close to Johnny? And who is the stranger
with the cold eyes and silver hair? The one Johnny knows only as Frost...
Click here to read sample chapters!
Dreamfire on Sale Now!
Nicole's new young adult novel Dreamfire published by Great Plains Publications is now on sale at bookstores across Canada. It has received a "highly recommended" rating in CM Magazine's recent review.
Brianne is having a bad dream. The thing is, when Brianne has a bad dream, it usually means horrible things are about to happen. Things go from bad to terrifying when her dead aunt contacts her in a dream with a dire warning to prevent her family and friends from perishing in a raging wildfire, Brianne must find a way to stop the wulfdraigles ancient enemies to humanity that
are growing in power, one evil dream at a time.
Nicole is now on Facebook. Check out her page and sign up to become a fan! This will make it easy to find out news about upcoming book talks, new novels, etc.
Last updated: July 6, 2009