Sunday, June 6, 2010

SteamPink: coach car - Phoebe

Meet: Lady Phoebe Hughes
Occupation: Lady, herbal tinkerer, and club owner
Location: London
Genre: Steampunk, Fantasy, Romance

by Calista Taylor
Release date: still in the works

Romance steam gauge: heavy

Description from author's site:
In steampunk Victorian London, Lady Phoebe Hughes develops an herbal elixir, Viridis, unlike any other. London’s elite flock to her club to experience the euphoria and heightened senses the drink brings. Imagine an orgasm brought on by a single kiss. But when Lord Hawthorne is murdered after leaving her club, Phoebe is shocked to find that not only was he working for the Special Services to infiltrate the Cause, a movement fighting for the city's poor, he was also in possession of her secret formulation for Viridis.

Adding to her difficulties is the unexpected return of Mr. Seth Elliott, a brilliant tinkerer who stole her heart and imagination, only to abandon her when she needed him most. Unable to ignore all that is between them, Phoebe finds herself falling for Seth once again, only to have a powerful rival for her affections wrongly accuse Seth of attempted murder. As Phoebe struggles with a way to free her love, revolution, conspiracy and murder threaten to ruin it all.

*** steampunk e-fiction giveaway - courtesy of author ***

Comment below with your email if you would like to read the short story Time Weaver by Calista Taylor and I'll send you the special link ;-D

You will meet: Mattie Williams
Location: London
Occupation: Time weaver
Romance steam gauge: heavy


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