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Back in November I posted an extract of "What Ho! Automaton," my Wodehouse steampunk novelette.

Well, the anthology is now out, and here's the blurb and ToC :
 
Exclusively from Book View Cafe: THE SHADOW CONSPIRACY II, sequel to the highly praised anthology THE SHADOW CONSPIRACY – Tales of the Steam Age.The soul of the poet who would be king still seeks immortality — but will it find a home? And will that home be flesh or steel?  Edited by Phyllis Irene Radford and Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, this new volume is filled with original tales of adventure and intrigue in the age of steam from minds and hearts of the award-winning and bestselling authors at Book View Café.

Get a free preview today.   “Nuthin’ But a Man,” by Philip K. Dick award winner CL Anderson is a new take on the original steampunk hero — the steel-driving man, John Henry.

BUY NOW: $4.99


WHAT’S INSIDE THE SHADOW CONSIPRACY II:

“Mad Bad Richard Dadd,” by Amy Sterling Casil
“The Peculiar Case of Sir Willoughby Smythe,” by Judith Tarr
“Pirate Queen of French Prairie,” by Irene Radford
“The Maiden Mechanical,” by Brenda Clough
“Shadow of Kilimanjaro,” by Sue Lange
“Nuthin’ but a Man,” by C.L. Anderson
“Abide with Me,” by Katharine Eliska Kimbriel
“Steel Seraph,” by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
“New Lives,” by Nancy Jane Moore
“Clair de Lune,” by Pati Nagle
“What Ho! Automaton,” by Chris Dolley 


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From:ramblin_phyl
Date:February 6th, 2011 05:43 pm (UTC)
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Chris,

I just found you on LJ and added you as a friend.

Phyl
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From:ramblin_phyl
Date:February 6th, 2011 05:44 pm (UTC)
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ETA:

Google alert picked up your post and notified me that you talked about my alter ego Irene.
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Date:April 9th, 2011 06:56 pm (UTC)
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found your site on del.icio.us today and really liked it.. i bookmarked it and will be back to check it out some more later

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Date:April 14th, 2011 07:47 pm (UTC)
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This blog is bookmarked! I really love the stuff you have put here.

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From:allanbard
Date:May 18th, 2011 05:39 pm (UTC)

great! a suggestion?

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Excellent blog! I'm glad | found it! It seems you are of the authors who think there should be new characters, creatures in the sci-fi, fantasy genre? The old, typical like kings, princesses, vampires, little, green men, etc. are too ordinary already...
I'd like to make a suggestion which I guess any fan/author of the fantasy/sc-fi genres would appreciate? using sites like zazzle.com, caffepress.com, fiverr, etc? They could be a good way for promotion and "removing" stupidity in streets like headlines on t-shirts, fridge magnets, cups, etc. of the kind My Boyfriend kisses better than yours, FBI - Female Body Inspector, etc... Every author could use some good, wise quotes from his/her works, some poems, illustrations, etc. I'm allanbard there, I use some of my quotes, illustrations, poems, like: One can fight money only with money, Even in the hottest fire there's a bit of water, All the problems in the world lead to one - narrow-minded people, Money are amongst the last things that make people rich, or
Love and happiness will be around,
as all the chains will disappear!
And Mountaineers will climb their mount,
and there won't be any tear! I guess such headlines are way better than the usual we see every day? Best wishes! Keep the good work going! LET THE WONDERFUL NOISE OF THE SEA ALWAYS SOUNDS IN YOUR EARS! (a greeting of the water dragons' hunters - my Tale Of The Rock Pieces).
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