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Upcoming Releases

US paperback of Waistcoats & Weaponry will be out Oct. 6, 2015.

The final Finishing School book, Manners & Mutiny will release Nov. 3, 2015.

Although Orbit posted the cover art for Imprudence (the second Custard Protocol book) it is not yet avaiable for pre-order in the US and any posted release date is subject to change.

Recent Releases

Waistcoats & Weaponry won Steampunk Chronicle’s 2015 Reader’s Choice Award for Best Young Adult Steampunk Fiction!

In July Gail...
* Spent most of her time recovering from surgery and contemplating her wardrobe
* Watched a lot of Buffy & Angel
* Posted some 1811 Slang for Lord Akeldama
* Blogged about the Romance and YA & Urban Fantasy books she read while healing
* layed a Fun 7-Question Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Book Q&A via SF Signal
* Amused herself with a What If Mangnall Wrote Her Author Bio? 1830
* Pros and Cons of Life... Gail Style

Gail Carriger Books


Gail Carriger currently has three book series, all set in her whimsical steampunk meets urbane fantasy vision of the Victorian past. She has several short stories, one set in the work of the Parasol Protectorate.


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

The Parasol Protectorate Series
1 Soulless, 2 Changeless, 3 Blameless, 4 Heartless, 5 Timeless

Soulless Changeless Blameles Heartless Timeless

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.

The Finishing School Series
1 Etiquette & Espionage, 2 Curtsies & Conspiracies, 3 Waistcoats & Weaponry, 4 Manners & Mutiny


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 Custard Protocol Series
1 Prudence, 2 Imprudence

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.

Gail´s Short Stories

Audio Books