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Recent Releases

Crudrat was released as a limited print run, numbered, special edition, signed, hard cover book available only to specific Kickstarter backers as a reward. It is not for sale to the general public. Currently, Gail has no plans to produce this book in print for purchase. See the Crudrat website for FAQ, information about the Kickstarter campaign, and more.

Soulless Vol 3, the manga adaptation of Blameless hit stores Nov. 19, 2013, release and the continuation of the manga information on Gail's blog.

Curtsies & Conspiracies released Nov. 5th. 2013 in hardcover and audiobook to the US & UK markets.

Etiquette & Espionage was on the 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults list (presented by the Young Adult Library Services Association) & the Notable Books for Children list (sponsored by the Association for Library Service to Children). The audiobook was recognized on YALSA's Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults 2014 list.

The Book of the Dead, featuring an original short story about Alessandro Tarabotti, Alexia's father, released October 29th 2013.


Upcoming Releases

Kickstarter for Gail's YA SF Crudrat in full cast audio was fully funded plus stretch goals. We hope to see the audiobook drop end of April 2014. Short stories are already out to backers.

Expect trade paperback versions of the first 3 Parasol Protectorate books ~ Soulless, Changeless, & Blameless on April 1, 2014. These replace the smaller mass market editions.

Trade paperback of Curtsies & Conspiracies releases Oct. 7, 2014.

Third in the Finishing School series, Waistcoats & Weaponry, out Nov. 4, 2014.

Prudence, first in the new Custard Protocol series, releases March 17, 2015! Gail answers 6 urgent questions from fans on the subject.

Gail is working to turn her Alessandro short story into an ebook for you, time permitting.


Obligatory Bio

New York Times Bestselling author Gail Carriger writes to cope with being raised in obscurity by an expatriate Brit and an incurable curmudgeon. She escaped small town life and inadvertently acquired several degrees in Higher Learning. Ms. Carriger then traveled the historic cities of Europe, subsisting entirely on biscuits secreted in her handbag. She resides in the Colonies, surrounded by fantastic shoes, where she insists on tea imported from London. Gail's books are published in over a dozen different languages and she recieved the Prix Julia Verlanger from French readers.

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The Parasol Protectorate books are:Soulless, Changeless, Blameless, Heartless, and Timeless. Soulless won the ALA's Alex Award and has been turned into a graphic novel. Her young adult Finishing School series begins with Etiquette & Espionage and follows the exploits of Sophronia, a young lady who soon discovers her dreaded lady's seminary is a great deal more than anyone realizes. In the Custard Protocol series, beginning with Prudence, Rue and her crack (or possibly cracked) dirigible crew get into trouble around the Empire on behalf of queen, country, and tea.


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Gail's Bio For Conventions

Gail Carriger 50 Word Bio

New York Times Bestselling author Gail Carriger writes comedic steampunk mixed with urbane fantasy. Her debut novel, Soulless, won the ALA's Alex Award. The following books were all bestsellers. She was once an archaeologist and is currently writing her YA Finishing School series. She is overly fond of tea. www.gailcarriger.com

Gail Carriger 200 Word Bio

Gail Carriger writes to cope with being raised in obscurity by an expatriate Brit and an incurable curmudgeon. She escaped small town life and inadvertently acquired several degrees in higher learning, a fondness for cephalopods, and a chronic tea habit.

Her books are urbane fantasies mixed with steampunk comedies of manners. They have now been published in over a dozen different languages and she received the Prix Julia Verlanger from French readers. Her debut novel, Soulless, won the ALA's Alex Award and was nominated for the Compton Crook, Campbell, and Locus Awards. All five in the Parasol Protectorate series (including Changeless, Blameless, Heartless, and Timeless) plus manga adaptations Soulless Vol. 1-3 were New York Times Bestsellers. Her most recent release Curtsies & Conspiracies, the second in her critically acclaimed Finishing School series for young adults, debuted at #5. She will release the first book in her new adult series, Prudence, in 2015.

Her other hats (neither pith helmet nor fedora) have included tromping the globe excavating ancient cultures, torturing undergraduates with science, and writing cryptic reviews of YA novels for the Horn Book Guide.

You can find Gail through her agent, Kristin Nelson of Nelson Literary Agency (www.nelsonagency.com), via her website (www.gailcarriger.com), on Blogspot, Twitter, Goodreads, Tumblr, or Facebook.


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Video Interviews

First from BookExpo America 2009. Two from World Fantasy 2009. One with Jeff VanderMeer on squid versus octopus. (Filmed by Pixel Media for the upcoming television series "Margins" Please contact kimball@thepixelmeida.com for further info.) And one with Peter V. Brett crashing the Soulless book launch party. In the last Gail in interviewed by the SFBookclub at Worldcon in 201 prior to the release of the special edition omnibus. Sword & Laser interview in 2012.