Friday, 12 July 2013

New Author Spotlight: Liesel Schwarz

New Author Spotlight is a series designed to introduce authors with up to 3 books in the different SF/F subgenres.

Today's spotlight shines on Liesel Schwarz!

Her debut novel is:

Here's the cover copy for A Conspiracy of Alchemists:

In a Golden Age where spark reactors power the airways, and creatures of Light and Shadow walk openly among us, a deadly game of Alchemists and Warlocks has begun. When an unusual cargo drags airship-pilot Elle Chance into the affairs of the mysterious Mr Marsh, she must confront her destiny and do everything in her power to stop the Alchemists from unleashing a magical apocalypse. Combining the best elements of nineteenth century gothic fiction with contemporary Steampunk, adventure, romance and the supernatural, Liesel Schwarz has crafted a truly exceptional debut, the first book in The Chronicles of Light and Shadow trilogy.

The second book in the series, A Clockwork Heart, comes out August 13th.

Check out her books if you enjoyed any of the following:

The Falling Machine by Andrew Mayer (PYR Books)
Agatha H and the Airship City by Phil & Kaja Foglio (Night Shade Books)
The Doomsday Vault by Stephen Harper (Roc)
Soulless by Gail Carriger (Orbit)

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