Spotlight & Giveaway: Liberty & Other Stories by Alexis Hall

liberty otherTitle: Liberty & Other Stories by Alexis Hall
Prosperity Collection
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Historical, M/M, BDSM, Romance, Steampunk/Gaslamp, Sci-Fi, Alternate World
Approximate Length: 335 pages/Word Count: 73,700

Summary:

For the delight and edification of discerning readers, we present diverse stories concerning the lives, histories, and adventures of the crew of the aethership Shadowless.

Lament! as an upstanding clergyman falls into the villainous clutches of a notorious criminal mastermind.

Question your sanity! as a dissolute governess confronts blasphemies from beyond creation.

Wonder! at the journey of the dashing skycaptain Byron Kae across sapphire oceans, through smog-choked streets, and to the depths of the sky itself.

Gasp! at an entirely true and accurately rendered tale of pirates, cavalrymen, aethermancers, scientists, and a power to unmake the world.

Plus, hitherto unseen extracts from the meticulous and illuminating journals of Mrs. Miranda Lovelace, rogue scientist and first of the aethermancers.

This collection contains:
Shackles (A Prosperity Story)
Squamous with a Chance of Rain (A Prosperity Story)
Cloudy Climes and Starless Skies (A Prosperity Story)
Liberty (A Prosperity Story)

Purchase Link: Riptide Publishing

Want more in the Prosperity universe? Get There Will be Phlogiston for FREE.

An instructive story in which vice receives its just reward.

Inspired by true and scandalous tales of the Gaslight aristocracy, we present the most moral and improving tale of Lady Rosamond Wolfram.

Weep, reader, for the plight of our heroine as she descends into piteous ruin in the clutches of the notorious Phlogiston Baron, Anstruther Jones. Witness the horrors of feminine rebellion when this headstrong young lady defies her father, breaks an advantageous engagement, and slips into depravity with a social inferior. Before the last page is turned, you will have seen our heroine molested by carnival folk, snubbed at a dance, and drawn into a sinful ménage a trois by an unrepentant sodomite, the wicked and licentious Lord Mercury.

Reader, take heed. No aspect of our unfortunate heroine’s life, adventures, or conduct is at all admirable, desirable, exciting, thrilling, glamorous, or filled with heady passion and gay romance.

Get this free read now: http://riptidepublishing.com/titles/there-will-be-phlogiston


Author Bio

Alexis Hall was born in the early 1980s and still thinks the 21st century is the future. To this day, he feels cheated that he lived through a fin de siècle but inexplicably failed to drink a single glass of absinthe, dance with a single courtesan, or stay in a single garret.

He did the Oxbridge thing sometime in the 2000s and failed to learn anything of substance. He has had many jobs, including ice cream maker, fortune teller, lab technician, and professional gambler. He was fired from most of them.

He can neither cook nor sing, but he can handle a 17th century smallsword, punts from the proper end, and knows how to hotwire a car.

He lives in southeast England, with no cats and no children, and fully intends to keep it that way.

Author Links: Website * Blog * Twitter * Goodreads


Giveaway

Thanks for following the tour! You can win an ebook copy of a novel of your choice from Alexis Hall’s catalog, and a $10 Riptide gift certificate!

All you have to do is leave a comment on this post. Please put your email in the body of the comment, not just in email section of the comment form. Be sure to follow the whole tour, because the more comments you leave, the more chances you have to win the prize!

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12 Responses to Spotlight & Giveaway: Liberty & Other Stories by Alexis Hall

  1. Ardent Ereader

    Love the cover of Alexis’s new book. Thanks for the giveaway. ardent(dot)ereader(at)gmail(dot)com

  2. Serena S.

    This sounds like a fantastic series, can’t wait to read it.
    serena91291@gmail.com

  3. laurie g

    This sounds like a fantastic series, can’t wait to read it.

    parisfan_ca@yahoo.com

  4. Jen

    I just finished reading Prosperity and loved it! Then, bought my copy of Liberty. Thanks for the post and contest.

    jen.f {at} mac {dot} com

  5. Timitra

    Thanks for sharing

  6. Trix

    The whole thing sounds intriguing!

    vitajex(at)Aol(Dot)com

  7. Carolyn

    I am in love with the Prosperity-verse. Alexis Hall has created something truly special with this series, and I hope others will find the same when they read the stories.

    caroaz [at] ymail [dot] com

  8. Lee Todd

    sounds intriguing!

    leetee2007(at)hotmail(dot)com

  9. H.B.

    It sounds like an interesting read. Thank you for the post =)

  10. Jbst

    I like steampunk stories so this book sounds interesting.
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  11. Pam/Peejakers

    I adore the Prosperity series & everything else Alexis Hall has every written. Just, brilliant, brilliant stuff, all of it, can’t recommend enough.

    Once again, not providing my email address in public, I am totally ticked off by that ridiculous request/requirement. You can reach me at my Twitter address, Pam@Peejakers, if I win & I can provide my email address in a Direct Message.