Taryn understood the plight of the biomaton. They were slaves, humans who needed clockwork parts in order to survive. Their modified bodies somehow made them less than human, and that was the part she did not understand. Why weren’t they human? What did losing a limb and having it replaced have to do with one’s humanity?
Taryn Roft lives with a secret she doesn’t even fully understand herself. After barely surviving a fire as a child, her arm was replaced with a clockwork prosthesis. She is a biomaton. She is also missing six years’ worth of memories between the fire and finding herself on the streets of London. What she can’t remember could change the world.
My debut novel The Nightshade Cabal has been named a finalist for the Crime Writers of Canada Awards of Excellence ‘Best Crime First Novel’ award!
Last month, in concert with the Miami Book Fair, I had the chance to sit down (digitally, of course) with fellow Parliament House Press writers C.W. Snyder and E.M. Wright along with moderator Malorie Nilson to discuss our steampunk worlds. If you missed it live, hit READ MORE to check out the replay of our conversation.
Greeting, friends and fiends! Today I have the great pleasure to share the cover art for my upcoming debut novel, THE NIGHTSHADE CABAL, coming in February from Parliament House Press! Continue reading
Because I needed yet another hobby to soak up my free time, I decided to take a stab at making my own steampunk accessories. Recently, I finished up work on my first steampunk wrist bracer. Check it out!