Characters on the Couch: Gail Carriger’s Imogene and Genevieve

Please join me in a collective squee as I welcome international bestselling author Gail Carriger and her two main characters from her most recent release to the couch. I am seriously fangirling here because Ms. Carriger’s first Parasol Protectorate novel Soulless is what sparked (pun intended) my interest in the steampunk genre. It was a … Continue reading Characters on the Couch: Gail Carriger’s Imogene and Genevieve

Characters on the Couch: Viola Carr’s Lizzie and Eliza

It’s often said that we authors have voices in our heads. Viola Carr has voices with their own voices. She’s currently in the midst of the very clever Electric Empire steampunk series. The second, The Devious Dr. Jekyll, came out Tuesday.   THE DIABOLICAL MISS HYDE Magic, mystery, and romance mix in this edgy steampunk … Continue reading Characters on the Couch: Viola Carr’s Lizzie and Eliza

Snarkology Halloween Hop: Victorian Ghosts and Hysteria

  Follow the hop for more fun, great books, and awesome prizes. (Click Image) This year I’m thrilled and honored to be part of the Snarkology Halloween Hop. There are lots of bloggers participating, each with their own prize, and the grand prizes for the actual blog hop are fabulous, too. Click here to enter … Continue reading Snarkology Halloween Hop: Victorian Ghosts and Hysteria

Eros Element, Aether Psychics Book One

I first found out about steampunk when my friend and fellow author James Bassett suggested I submit a story to his and Stephen Antczak’s steampunk fairytale retelling anthology Clockwork Fairy Tales. I did, and they rejected it, which goes to show that having friends in the industry doesn’t necessarily get you anywhere, but I was … Continue reading Eros Element, Aether Psychics Book One