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A Delightful Giveaway of the Elegantly Crafted Steampunk Adventure!

I am quite aflutter to announce a new Goodreads giveaway of Astrid Darby and the Eye of Ra from DC Press, now open for entries. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22699134-astrid-darby-and-the-eye-of-ra-astrid-darby-adventures Do visit. You will be most graciously rewarded.   It is a time of steam technology, scientific innovation and quietly simmering political tension. Having lost her husband to the dangerous life of an … Continue reading

Downy Blows

Astrid Darby & the Laughing Coffin–an Exquisitely Constructed Victorian Mystery

There is simply so much excitement, I can hardly contain myself. I am delighted to present the re-release of ASTRID DARBY & THE LAUGHING COFFIN, an exquisitely constructed Victorian mystery. I invite you to enjoy this title during the Smashwords Summer Sale and will be most gratified by your kind acknowledgement. https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/148600 Now rogue from … Continue reading

Downy Blows

Astrid Darby & the Eye of Ra–an elegantly crafted Steampunk Adventure

I am simply beside myself to announce the re-release of ASTRID DARBY & THE EYE OF RA, an elegantly crafted Steampunk adventure! I invite you to enjoy this title at an appealing discount and offer sincerest gratitude for your esteemed patronage. https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/141281 It is a time of steam technology, scientific innovation and quietly simmering political … Continue reading

Astrid Darby

Astrid Darby and the Circus in the Sky, a most satisfying conclusion

 “Elodie! Don’t do this!” Eitenne pleaded with a dramatic flair that I considered slightly inappropriate, given the current situation. Flaire’s guards, while quite burly and possessing weapons which I suspected could cause grievous bodily harm, should they get it in mind to attack us, were quite polite as they directed us towards their master’s chambers. … Continue reading

Astrid Darby

For your entertainment and without further ado, Astrid Darby and the Circus in the Sky

Dear readers, I invite you to enjoy Part One of ASTRID DARBY AND THE CIRCUS IN THE SKY CIRQUE DU FLAIRE Pietro Augustus Flaire’s Dazzling Spectacle of Delectation! Stimulation! and Stupefaction! Amidst the Clouds and Among the Firmament! The advertisement adorned the frosted glass doors of Lady Mandragora’s Elegant Hats and Tasteful Arrayment, infusing the … Continue reading

Astrid Darby

Astrid Darby and the Circus in the Sky, an Appealingly Free Download

Dear Readers, I am delighted to invite you all to enjoy my newest novella, Astrid Darby and the Circus in the Sky, now available at a most appealing pittance. It is available for your pleasure at Smashwords, iBookstores, Barnes & Noble Nook and other exquisite online retailers. With sincerest tidings of felicity, Ellie https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/321752 CIRQUE DU FLAIRE … Continue reading