Praise for The Parasol Protectorate:
"The world of Timeless
is a unique recipe of steampunk and fantasy spiced with light sprinkling of romance. Its setting is rich for characters to romp about in, but the unbridled playfulness of the language and dialogue shines brightest." - Miami Herald
"Readers will undoubtedly be content with how this charming series wraps up" - SciFi Now
"Spectacular debut novel...a real page-turner." --- Romantic Times
is a character-driven romp with great worldbuilding and delicious rapier wit that recalls Austen and P.G. Wodehouse." --- io9.com
"A delightfully fun supernatural comedy of manners, with a refreshing romance thrown in - and a highly promising first novel." --- Locus
"Carriger debuts brilliantly with a blend of Victorian romance, screwball comedy of manners and alternate history. . . . This intoxicatingly witty parody will appeal to a wide cross-section of romance, fantasy and steampunk fans." --- Publishers Weekly
"Soulless has all the delicate charm of a Victorian parasol, and all the wicked force of a Victorian parasol secretly weighted with brass shot and expertly wielded. Ravishing." --- Lev Grossman, New York Times
Bestselling Author of The Magicians
"A tapestry that is simultaneously witty, charming, exhilarating and downright fun." --- fantasyliterature.com
About the Author
New York Times
bestselling author Gail Carriger writes to cope with being raised in obscurity by an expatriate Brit and an incurable curmudgeon. She escaped small town life and inadvertently acquired several degrees in Higher Learning. Ms. Carriger then traveled the historic cities of Europe, subsisting entirely on biscuits secreted in her handbag. She resides in the Colonies, surrounded by fantastic shoes, where she insists on tea imported from London.
The Parasol Protectorate books are: Soulless, Changeless, Blameless, Heartless,
won the ALA's Alex Award. A manga adaptation released in Spring 2012 and a young adult series set in the same universe -- the Finishing School series -- launched in Spring 2013. Gail is soon to begin writing a new adult series, The Parasol Protectorate Abroad (2015).