Timeless Special Extras

The Great Parasolverse read along continues with Timeless, the final Parasol Protectorate book. I talked a lot about ending a series when this book came out.  This was a first for me… ending a series. Timeless released in March of 2012. Here are some for the best blog posts that tie to this book. Chattering and […]

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Parasol Protectorate Series Special Extras

There are five books in my original series, The Parasol Protectorate. Since I have a mess of behind the scenes and special extras pertaining to this series as a whole, as well as each individual, book, I’m posting a summation blog for you, Gentle Reader. Here are some (of the MANY) fun blog posts and […]

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Dear Lord Akeldama: On Raising A Child & Cleaning One’s Fangs

He’s back! Please welcome the Good Vampire of all our dreams back to the blog today, Gentle Reader. Take it away, Lord Akeldama… Dear Lord Akeldama… Have you ever visited the far east? East of where? And how far? What is your favorite assassination technique? What do you find truly exceptional or intriguing about it? […]

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All About Parasols, What Do Prim/Rue/Alexia’s Actually look like?

Today, my darling Gentle Reader, I want to talk to you about my great love and passion, the humble parasol! Alexia carries several Parasols through the course of the Parasol Protectorate and passes on various others to her daughter, and her daughter’s best friend, Primrose. When conceiving the original parasol I went off of this […]

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Japanese Covers of the Parasol Protectorate Books: So Cute!

Dearest Gentle Reader, Here’s  special extra peek at the covers for the Japanese translation (not the manga) of the Parasol Protectorate series. They are so cute and little and charming. Some may even still be available (signed to buy) over in Tinker’s Pack. Speaking of the Japanese covers… It’s always fun to see an artist’s […]

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Egypt from a Dirigible: Imprudence & Timeless

In Imprudence Rue and her crew visit Egypt just as Alexia and Conall did in Timeless. Rue goes in for the capital, Cairo, while Alexia spent most of her time in the port city of Alexandria. Ancient Alexandria Founded by Alexander of Macedon (the Great) c. 332-331 B.C. Located in the Nile delta Renowned for […]

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Victorian Slang for Alexia & Trade Release Heartless & Timeless

Today trade paperbacks release of the final two Parasol Protectorate books, Heartless and Timeless.  New trade covers. These books are larger in size than the mass market editions, also the print is larger and easier to read. The backgrounds are a more pail color. Content is unchanged, apart from the sample chapters at the back […]

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Victorian Slang: Quintessentially Historical

“By-the-bye, the dizzy and ungraceful practice of rocking in a rocking-chair is now discontinued by all genteel people, except when entirely alone. A lady should never be seen to rock in a chair, and the rocking of a gentleman looks silly.” ~ The Ladies’ Guide to True Politeness and Perfect Manners or, Miss Leslie’s Behaviour […]

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