Reticence Special Extras

Have you JUST finished this book? You want this blog post: What Happens After Reticence? All Your Questions Answered! Reticence released in August of 2019 Reticence is the final book in the Custard Protocol series. It takes place after events in Competence and contemporaneous with those in How to Marry a Werewolf. (At least at […]

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Some Super Fun Reticence Stuff: Links & Video

My darling Gentle Reader, Reticence has now been launched into the world, hooray! Reticence Update Here’s all the behind the scenes stuff for Reticence while you read or after you finish! I really hope you enjoy both the book and the extras. Release Q&As plus Tidbits Behind the Scenes Research What Do All Those Latin […]

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What Happens After Reticence? All Your Questions Answered!

But, you say. Miss Gail, you say. No more Parasolverse? Wait…. NOOOOOOOOO! Your End of Series Questions Answered! Is this the last Custard Protocol Book? Yes. Anything is possible, but for now, Rue and her crew are off about their own business and tired of  me messing with them. Is this the end of the […]

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Reticence Release Q&A and More!

My new book, Reticence, hits stores tomorrow, Gentle Reader. I hope you are excited to read Percy’s book and to visit more and very different parts of the world. You are in for a great deal of hijinks and silliness and a couple big reveals that I think will shock and delight about the world, […]

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Tidbits & Behind the Scenes Research for Reticence

So here’s some bits and bobs I researched for Reticence! I don’t think these are very spoiler-y but if you are super worried you might want to save this to read after you’ve finished the book. These are things, Gentle Reader, that may assist with comprehension but are not at all necessary. Party Inspiration For […]

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Introducing A New Character, Arsenic! Researching Lady Doctors in the Victorian Era for Reticence (Special Extras)

Reticence may have Percy on the cover but it opens with a fabulous new character, Arsenic! This is a teaser post and shouldn’t contain any spoilers so… read on! The opening scene… WANTED: Airship Doctor Physician welcome, surgeon preferred. Remuneration according to experience level. Education open to negotiation. Progressive philosophy and equable temperament preferred. Must […]

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Reticence: Two Covers, Pick Your Favorite? (Custard Protocol Behind the Magic)

Reticence and Competence each have two difference overs, Gentle Reader. TWO! 2! TwwwOOOOOOoooooooooo. Reticence Covers Which one? Print Editions? You can call or visit your favorite local bookstore! Ask them to “Order it from Ingram.“ Borderlands offers signed editions of the USA Hardcover. They will ship worldwide. Use the SIGNED button under the book’s image on […]

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The REAL Reason the Custard Protocol is Set in the 1890s

The sleeves, Fashionable Reader. So ridiculous, how could I resist? via  Robbie Rozelle @divarobbie  We are at puffed sleeves! #AnneofGreenGables “Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it yet.” ~ L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables edwardian-time-machine tumblr sleeve supports fripperiesandfobs-tumblr Jacket ca. 1894 From Thierry de Maigret andwomenworebloomers tumblr And the steampunk elements […]

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Reticence Cover Art Reveal & Blurb (USA)

For those of you who missed the cover art announcement in the most recent Chirrup, here it is! Since this is Percy’s book it should come as no surprise that Percy is on the cover. However, I have been pretty darn cagey about where they are going, so I hope you’re delighted to find out […]

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Competence Chapter Titles & Percy’s POV Will Make You Giggle

My darlings, I sent this out already to the Chirrup but just to tempt you a bit, here are the very silly chapter titles from my forthcoming book, Competence. Trouble finding the paperback edition of Competence in the UK? It’s here. Gail Loves Chapter Titles I always love writing chapters and titles. Like names, there are […]

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