Last Chance: @Tirgearr Summer Sale @Smashwords!

tirgearr smashwords saleThrillers, zombies, horror, romance, medieval adventure & gothic shenanigans! Get all my Tirgear books for half off! That’s 50% off thrills!

Chastity_Flame_boxset_by_KALaity-500 High Plains Lazarus by KA Laity - 500 unquietdreamssbykalaity200

Also Kit Marlowe’s fun stuff!

THE BRETON LAIS
Knight of the White Hart
The Breton Lais, #1Guigemar is a Breton knight fighting beside King Arthur. His excels in all the courtly arts except love. Returning home, Guigemar is injured while hunting. The doe curses him: the wound will never heal until he meets his true love. Mad with pain, he stumbles to the shore where a ship sails him away. Waking from his fever, he sees a woman peering at him. And there his real troubles begin.
THE WORLD CONSTANCE & COLLIER
The Big Splash, #1It’s London in the Jazz Age: the times are fast and the women faster. Constance Wynne Hare has men eager to throw themselves at her feet; so why does she pine for the one man who takes her for granted?
The Big Spin, #2When her fiancé Mr. Wood lets her down by flirting with another woman, Constance Wynne Hare tears off to Monte Carlo to forget him in the world of high rollers in the flashiest casinos on the Riviera. Will the ever-reliable lady’s maid Collier be able to rescue her from a dissolute life on the Mediterranean? The Jazz Age adventures of Constance & Collier return!
OTHER BOOKS
The Mangrove LegacyA gothic novel of mystery, romance — and pockets!

Follow cousins Alice and Lizzie as they are kidnapped from Lord Mangrove’s funeral cortege, spirited away by highwaymen, then sold to nefarious seamen until they’re captured by pirates without so much as an improving book to read!

Tirgearr Summer Sale @Smashwords

tirgearr smashwords saleRabbit rabbit! Get all my Tirgear books for half off all month! That’s 50% off thrills!

Chastity_Flame_boxset_by_KALaity-500 High Plains Lazarus by KA Laity - 500 unquietdreamssbykalaity200

Also Kit Marlowe’s fun stuff!

THE BRETON LAIS
Knight of the White Hart
The Breton Lais, #1Guigemar is a Breton knight fighting beside King Arthur. His excels in all the courtly arts except love. Returning home, Guigemar is injured while hunting. The doe curses him: the wound will never heal until he meets his true love. Mad with pain, he stumbles to the shore where a ship sails him away. Waking from his fever, he sees a woman peering at him. And there his real troubles begin.
THE WORLD CONSTANCE & COLLIER
The Big Splash, #1It’s London in the Jazz Age: the times are fast and the women faster. Constance Wynne Hare has men eager to throw themselves at her feet; so why does she pine for the one man who takes her for granted?
The Big Spin, #2When her fiancé Mr. Wood lets her down by flirting with another woman, Constance Wynne Hare tears off to Monte Carlo to forget him in the world of high rollers in the flashiest casinos on the Riviera. Will the ever-reliable lady’s maid Collier be able to rescue her from a dissolute life on the Mediterranean? The Jazz Age adventures of Constance & Collier return!
OTHER BOOKS
The Mangrove LegacyA gothic novel of mystery, romance — and pockets!

Follow cousins Alice and Lizzie as they are kidnapped from Lord Mangrove’s funeral cortege, spirited away by highwaymen, then sold to nefarious seamen until they’re captured by pirates without so much as an improving book to read!

Horror, The Fall & other news

Mark E Smith of the FallOut now:

Over on the Fox Spirit Books blog I get to kick off Women of Horror month with a piece on The Haunting of Hill House, one of the finest novels ever written. Go read it (my piece and the novel).

I have a piece ‘The Three Rs’ over at 3AM Magazine. I had written for another thing that fell apart but it suited as a kind of encomium for Mark E. Smith. More to come doubtless as there are many things floating around in my head.

Chapter 4 of Madonna of the Wasps is out: chapter 5 at the end of the month. If you want to have a print copy, I have good news coming soon.

You listened to the radio show, right? Feel free to let WGXC know you liked it.

UPDATE: I am always forgetting to share my History Witch posts: most recently Sounding Out the Water Elf (another bit in my thinking about the sound of charms which I’ll be talking about at the Harvard conference in April).

NEXT WEEK: The SpeakEasy dames and I will be guest hosts at Ione’s Annual Dream Festival next week. If you’re on Facebook, join us talking and thinking about dreams and how they affect our waking lives. Some of the posts will be here as well. Starts on Monday!

Forthcoming Publications:

Twice Reviled: Medieval Fact & Fantasy.’ Out of the Cloister: Lone Medievalists Making the Middle Ages Matter: forthcoming piece on what it’s like to be the lone medievalist in a department as well as a fiction writing-lit prof (hint: even people in academia like you to stick to one category or the other).

The Unlikely Milliner & The Magician of Threadneedle-Street.” Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: forthcoming essay on the use of tarot in Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell — yes, yet another piece on that book so I suspect I may well end up writing a book about it.

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Travel: after a break of [cough] years, I’ll be heading to Kalamazoo for the annual Medieval Congress. Looking forward to my first paper on Rauf Coilyear, one of my new obsessions. I feel a little sad because I think the last time I was at the ‘Zoo was when I got to hang out with Kathryn Fernquist Hinds, who died suddenly this week. Her husband Arthur has asked those honouring her memory to make donations in her name to Planned Parenthood or the ACLU. You might also want to read her books.

I hope to go to MAMO as well: this year it will be in Rome. We shall see. Finances always questionable — and of course, I need to get accepted! But a scheme afoot to catch up with Alexandra Bava naturally and Dan Curley who I think might be there as well in November.

[Fill in the elventy thousand things I have forgotten to mention or haven’t finished]

Oh, and I have more Edinburgh pictures to share: must remember to do so!

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Get my zombie western HIGH PLAINS LAZARUS or my supernatural collection UNQUIET DREAMS for super cheap this weekend along with a lot of other Tirgearr treats. And you can pre-order THE BLOOD RED EXPERIMENT, a giallo-inspired magazine that includes the first instalment of my novella THE MADONNA OF THE WASPS: out on Halloween!

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July Sale @ Smashwords

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Walpurgisnacht Freebie

As usual, I’m giving away my much reprinted story ‘Walpurgisnacht’; click the link on the name if you’ve not read it yet and you can download a PDF of the tale. And watch out for witches flying off to the mountains tonight!

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