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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.

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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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German Hardcovers ~ Cover REVEAL (sort of)


Well, Gentle Reader, I finally got around to hunting and pecking the interwebs to find my German Hardcover art.


I don't hear much from my foreign publishers as a rule, but I did hear Germany was releasing the Parasol Protectorate in hardcover, although it seems they have only done the first three.

Anyway, here they are:

Soulless

Changeless

Blameless

I rather like them. They are very different from anything else I've ever had. And I do love RED.


You can read about the original covers for the German paperbacks, my mixed feelings (although I have come around), and the dubious title changes in my original post on the subject of the German translations. Discussion of the German editions and again concerning the relation to a certain Ivy outfit in Timeless.

German readers have embraced my books, for which I am most grateful. They are the first to bring out the Parasol Protectorate in both hardcover and trade with different cover art. They also have translated the manga editions into German. Read more about foreign covers and translations of this series on my wiki.

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

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Gail Carriger's Books! 


 The Finishing School Series (1850s ~ completed)
1 Etiquette & Espionage, 2 Curtsies & Conspiracies,
3 Waistcoats & Weaponry, 4 Manners & Mutiny

The Parasol Protectorate Series (1870s ~ completed)
1 Soulless, 2 Changeless, 3 Blameless, 4 Heartless, 5 Timeless

 The Custard Protocol Series (1890s ~ ongoing)
 1 Prudence, 2 Imprudence (July 19, 2016)
Parasol Protectorate Series manga graphic novels (1870s)
Soulless Vol. 1, Soulless Vol. 2, Soulless Vol. 3 (Complete at 3.)

 $0.99 short stories (ebook only)
Marine Biology; My Sister's Song; Fairy Debt;
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar

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