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Gail's YA sci-fi, Crudrat, finally avaiable in full cast audio from Audible.

Four of Gail's short stories, including Curious Case featuring Alexia's father Alessandro Tarabotti, now avaiable as a bundle in full cast audiobook from Audible.

You can preorder the special hardcover edition of Soulless from Subterranean Press. Out Feb. 29. Limited run of 750 signed numbered copies for $50.00 each.

Pre-order Imprudence, the second Custard Protocol book, out July 19. Your questions about which platform, territory, and sundry are answered in this blog post.

Gail's monthly read along for February is Terrier by Tamora Pierce. Also here's Gail's Book Group Poll Results and Thoughts on 2015's Read Alongs.

Gail has upcoming events in San Francisco, Orlando, Kansas City, San Diego.


Gail Carriger's Series

Gail Carriger currently has three book series, all set in her steampunk meets urbane fantasy vision of the Victorian past.

The Finishing School Series (1850s Young Adult)


1 Etiquette & Espionage, 2 Curtsies & Conspiracies, 3 Waistcoats & Weaponry, 4 Manners & Mutiny

E&E C&C W&W M&M

In this whimsical young adult series, Sophronia is secretly recruited to a finishing academy located in a giant caterpillar-like dirigible in which young ladies are taught to . . . finish . . . everything . . . and everyone . . . as needed.

The Finishing School series is set in the same world as the Parasol Protectorate, only 22 years earlier, and features a finishing academy located in a giant caterpillar-like dirigible floating over Dartmoor in which young ladies are taught to . . . finish . . . everything . . . and everyone . . . as needed. There is steampunk etiquette! There is well-dressed espionage!

The Parasol Protectorate Series (1870s)


1 Soulless, 2 Changeless, 3 Blameless, 4 Heartless, 5 Timeless

Soulless Changeless Blameles Heartless Timeless

Beginning with Soulless, this popular five books series chronicles the exploits of Alexia Tarabotti, a lady of considerable assets including a large Scottish werewolf, a battle-parasol, gossip, and treacle tart tenancies. Oh yes, and she has no soul.

Imagine Jane Austen dabbling in science and steam technology. Then imagine P.G. Wodehouse suddenly dropped vampires into the Drones Club. The Parasol Protectorate books are the resulting progeny.

The Parasol Protectorate books have been translated into over a dozen different languages, turned into graphic novels, and been optioned for TV. They have made appearences on the Mass Market, Manga, Combined Print & eBook, and eBook New York Times best seller lists.

 

The Custard Protocol Series (1890s Ongoing)


1 Prudence, 2 Imprudence (July 19, 2016)

Prudence Imprudence

The British Empire is deflating, only Rue and her marauding team of outrageous miscreants in their high-tech dirigible, the Spotted Custard, are left charging about trying to fix things, loudly and mainly with tea.

Beginning with Prudence, this series features a marauding team of miscreants in a high tech dirigible charging about fixing things, loudly and mainly with tea. This series explores the wider ramifications of a steampunk British Empire, not only how technology is different but how vampires and werewolves have evolved differently all over the world.


Obligatory Bio

Gail Carriger writes comedic steampunk mixed with urbane fantasy. Her books include the Parasol Protectorate and Custard Protocol series for adults, and the Finishing School series for young adults. She is published in 18 different languages and has 13 NYT bestsellers via 7 different lists (including #1 in Manga). She was once an archaeologist and is overly fond of shoes, octopuses, and tea. www.gailcarriger.com

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Audible Now Offers Crudrat and A Carriger Quartet


Gentle Reader, I am delighted to announce that, finally, after a great deal of effort (thank you Dan) you can now buy the full cast audio production of Crudrat on Audible for $18. We are also offering an Audio CD through Amazon only (at the moment, we hope to find other distributors) for $25.


Crudrat is a YA sci-fi adventure in the style of Heinlein written with young women in mind. It was backed as a kickstarter for full cast audio. Learn more about Crudrat. Learn more about the kickstarter (now over).

Right now I have no intention of turning Crudrat into a print book. Ask me about it in person some time and I'll explain my reasoning. 

But there's more!


You can also buy on Audible, bundled under the name A Carriger Quartet for $6, the full cast productions of my four short stories that were part of the stretch goals for the kickstarter. The Audio CD is $20 on Amazon only.


These stories are: My Sister's Song (the first story I ever had published), The Curious Case (featuring Alessandro Tarabotti), Fairy Debt, and Marine Biology (my only existing contemporary M/M paranormal romance). Learn more about these short stories.

These stories are only available in print books when combined in an anthology. Both Curious Case and Fairy Debt have been recently picked up to appear in now anthologies in the coming year. I'll let you know more when I do.

Questions Answered


The CDs are listed as Temporarily out of Stock. !?
Ignore. It's a print-on-demand thing. They should ship if you order. If not, it's Amazon being janky.

Can we get Crudrat and A Quartet on Audible in Australia, UK, or the rest of the world?
It should be available worldwide, we did trigger that setting when uploading to Audible. If you still can't get it, it is available for sale on Gumroad via the Crudrat website as well.

What about the CDs worldwide?
Probably not.

MP3 CDs?
Still working on that one.

Kickstarter Update
There are a few kickstarter rewards still to come and there should be information on that coming to backers from my producer Dan very soon.


{Gail's monthly read along for February is Terrier: The Legend of Beka Cooper Book 1 by Tamora Pierce.}

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Your Infusion of Cute . . .
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Your Tisane of Smart . . .
Portrait of a Lady, A Brief History of the term “Lady”

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PROJECT ROUND UP 

  • Imprudence ~ Custard Protocol Book the Second. Edit pass. Releases July 19, 2016 in print & eBook to US.
  • Poison or Protect ~ A Delightfully Deadly Novella. Reworking & trimming. Release date to come. Gail's first foray into hybrid land, featuring a grown up and several-times widowed Preshea and the gentle Scottish captain who could change everything.



Gail Carriger's Scribbles! 

The Finishing School 4 Book Series (YA 1850s)

The Parasol Protectorate 5 Book Series (1870s)

 The Custard Protocol Series (1890s ~ ongoing)
 1 Prudence, 2 Imprudence (July 19, 2016)
Soulless Manga 3 Book Series (complete at 3)

 $0.99 short stories (ebook only)
Marine Biology; My Sister's Song; Fairy Debt;
The Curious Case (featuring Alessandro Tarabotti)

Book News:
Tsana’s Reads and Reviews says of Crudrat: “I recommend it to fans of adventure-style SF and coming of age stories.”

Quote of the Day:
'Bring my shaving things.'
A gleam of hope shone in the man's eye, mixed with doubt.
'You mean, sir?'
‘And shave off my moustache.'
There was a moment's silence. I could see the fellow was deeply moved.
'Thank you very much indeed, sir,' he said, in a low voice.
~ Carry On, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse


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