Let's Play: Where's Gail? Curtsies & Conspiracies Launch Events

Curtsies & Conspiracies is set to descend upon you, Gentle Reader, in a cloud of steam on November 5th. In order to shepherd her into the world I'll be jetting about and here's where:

The San Francisco Bay Area

Hicklebee's (San Jose, CA) Tuesday, Nov. 5, 7:00 PM ~ Launch party! Talk, Q&A, Signing

Borderlands Books (866 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA 94110 ) Monday, Nov. 11 7:00 PM (Veteren's Day) ~ Talk, Q&A, Signing

Copperfield's (140 Kentucky St, Petaluma, CA 94952 ) Tuesday, Nov. 12 7:00 PM ~ Pizza Party! Talk, Q&A, Signing


Third Place Book Company (17171 Bothell Way NE Lake Forest Park, WA) Friday, Nov. 8, 6:30 PM ~ Talk, Q&A, Signing

Queen Anne Books (1811 Queen Anne Avenue North Seattle, Washington 98109) Saturday, Nov. 9, 2:00 PM ~ Tea Party! Talk, Q&A, Signing


Pure Speculation (Ramada Conference Centre 11834 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5G 3J5, Canada) Nov. 16-17 ~ Convention programming available on their website.

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This December, after I've returned from Canada, I should be posting to the website about my 2014 events. But here's a glimpse into the future:

San Diego

Colorado Springs


Dallas area


Yes, I know, I really am trying to get to the East Coast. It is strangely challenging. No one seems to want me there. But I am committed to a Steampunk event in New Jersey in 2015. So there!


Your Moment of Parasol . . .
1902 Serge-sailor-blouse-with-felt-hat

Your Infusion of Cute . . .
Loop.pH have designed the SOL Dome

Your Tisane of Smart . . .
Bake Metes and Mince Pies

Your Writerly Tinctures . . .  
19 Must-Have Literary Manicures

Waistcoats & Weaponry ~ The Finishing School Book the Third: Almost done!
Curtsies & Conspiracies
~ The Finishing School Book the Second: Release date Nov. 5, 2013.  
Etiquette & Espionage
~ trade paperback will be available in the US October 13, 2013

~ Soulless Vol. 3: (AKA Blameless) Available serialized through YenPlus. Print edition Nov. 19 2013.  
~ The Parasol Protectorate Abroad Book the First: Delayed. Why? Begin rewrite in 2014.

The Books!

The Parasol Protectorate Series: 1 Soulless, 2 Changeless, 3 Blameless, 4 Heartless, 5 Timeless
BIG FAT SPOILER ALERT on the Parasol Protectorate series
Please DON'T READ THE BLURB ON AMAZON if you haven't read the other books first!
Boxed set of all five!

The Parasol Protectorate omnibus hardback editions
Volume 1 (Books 1-3), Volume 2 (Books 4-5)
Parasol Protectorate Series manga graphic novels
Soulless Vol. 1, Soulless Vol. 2 (book 2), Soulless Vol. 3 (book 3)
The Finishing School Series: Etiquette & Espionage, Curtsies & Conspiracies (Nov. 5, 2013)
 $0.99 ebook only short stories: Marine Biology, My Sister's Song, and Fairy Debt

Crudrat Kickstarter going on October 1 ~ 31, 2013

Book News:
The Daily Prophecy on Blameless. “Even when she is turned down by her husband, hunted by vampires and mechanical bugs, scandalized in the news and locked in a prison, Alexia’s spirit doesn’t break.”

Quote of the Day:
"Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative."
~ Oscar Wilde

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