Monthly Archives: April 2019

DOC eBook/Paperback reward update

Hi everyone. The Department of Curiosities is off to the printers. The paperback and eBook will be released on 22nd May, with eBooks available from Amazon near the end of May. Supporter Rewards for the Adventurer Extraordinaire tier (and above) include an eBook copy of DOC. Time Traveller tier (and above) receive a paperback copy.…

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Patreon May Live Chat Date

The May Live Chat with Conspirator ($5) and above tiers will be on Saturday 11th May from 11.30am – 1.30pm (Adelaide time, South Australia). Don’t forget to log into Discord for the chat. If you wish to join in on the chat and you’re not currently a supporter, you will need to pledge before 1st…

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What’s in a Name? Now Meet Phoebe Darqueling’s Viola!

You’ve read about Viola Stewart, now read about her namesake, by Phoebe Darqueling. Take it away, Phoebe: Viola “Vi” Thorne has a complicated history, and she isn’t eager to share it with anyone. This is due in some part to her clandestine role during the War Between the States, but mostly because she feels conflicted…

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What makes a villian tick?

The villian always considers themselves the hero of the story… Read both sides of the story: The Department of Curiosities is a multi-point of view story. Visit http://www.karenjcarlisle.com/shop to find out where to get your copy after 22nd May.

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Meet Tillie Meriwether.

A new series needs a new heroine. Meet Tillie Meriwether on Phoebe Daquerling’s blog. Phoebe is currently in Germany, but usually posts  early Eastern Time (USA) – so there’s more timeshift shennanigans (The post should be live approx 8.00pm today, Adelaide time). Phoebe is a steampunk author (and contemporary romance author under her pen name,…

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All Hail the Gadgeteer!

What is one thing that steampunk stories have? Gadgets! In the Department of Curiosties they are known as ‘mechanicals.’ And the Queen is determined to control them all – for the good of the Empire, of course.  The Department of Curiosities was created to for that purpose. On this stop in my blog tour,  you…

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April Aether Egg Event

Not enough chocolate? There’s more treats to find at the  Aether Egg event on the  Blake and Wight blog.  (Should be live 22nd April,  9.30 pm (Australian time) or 12 noon (ish) (GMT). UPDATE: NOW LIVE! Penny is a supporter of authors,  especially Steampunk fiction, LGBTQIA+ fiction and Romani fiction. Next stop: 26th April: Rescheduled: 26-27th…

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The Department of Curiosities is Coming!

The Department of Curiosities will be available as Paperback and eBook from online stores from 22nd May, 2019. For those in Australia, you can buy direct from the author. Visit my webstore for details on where to buy.   Don’t forget to join in on the book blog tour. Next up 22nd April (23rd April…

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A Quintette of Questions

My book blog tour for The Department of Curiosities begins today, with an interview by fellow Aussie writer, Narrelle M Harris. Narrelle is a Melbourne writer of crime, horror, fantasy, romance and erotica. Her 30+ novels and short stories have been published in Australia, US and the UK. You can read the interview HERE on Narrelle’s…

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The Department of Curiosities Book Blog Tour Schedule

Some of you may be asking ‘what’s a book blog tour?’ A group of generous bloggers, authors and steampunks have allowed me to share their online space for a post celebrating my new book, The Department of Curiosities. I get to talk about characters, answer interview questions, talk about my writing processes and share some…

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