Prudence Promotional Material Exclusive Sneak Peek!

So, Gentle Reader, in addition to cover copy there’s promotional material copy for a book these days. By that they mean the wordage used in online venues, bookstore pamphlets and other advertising. I got special permission from Orbit to let you guys see the Prudence extra copy first!

Here you go…


When Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama (Rue to her friends) is given an unexpected dirigible, she does what any sensible female would under similar circumstances — names it the Spotted Custard and floats to India in pursuit of the perfect cup of tea.

But India has more than just tea on offer. Rue stumbles upon a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier’s wife, and some awfully familiar Scottish werewolves. Faced with a dire crisis and an embarrassing lack of bloomers, what else is a young lady of good breeding to do but turn metanatural and find out everyone’s secrets, even thousand-year-old fuzzy ones?

Prudence: Book the First in the Custard Protocol Series coming March 17, 2015

Prudence is not yet up for preorder, I will let you know when it is.

In the interim:

Soulless Vol. 1-3 the manga adaptation is currently available in a 3 for 2 deal on B&N.


Your Moment of Parasol . . .

1890-1899  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Your Infusion of Cute . . .


Your Tisane of Smart . . .

Savory Cupcakes

Your Writerly Tinctures . . .  
Slash and Burn: Cutting Words from Your Novel


Waistcoats & Weaponry ~ The Finishing School Book the Third. November 4, 2014. Cover art to come.
Prudence ~ Custard Protocol Book the First:   Print pass (3rd edit) now, release date March 17, 2015.
Manners & Mutiny ~ The Finishing School Book the Last.   Finished rough draft, cutting and trimming begins in July.


The Books! 




Parasol Protectorate Series manga graphic novels
 $0.99 short stories (ebook only) Marine Biology, My Sister’s Song, & Fairy Debt

Book News:
The Ramblings of a Jedi Librarian says of E&E, “This wonderful Steampunk Paranormal book is an hilarious start to this series…  I found myself laughing from start to finish.” 

Quote of the Day:

“Whether the coming here of many English ladies with their magnificent pedestrian habits…”

~ Around the Tea Table by T. De Witt Talmage (1875) 

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