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Stone Mad
A Karen Memory Adventure
By (author): Elizabeth Bear
9781250163837 Paperback, Trade English General Trade FICTION / Science Fiction / Steampunk Mar 20, 2018 Print Run: 5000
$19.50 CAD
Active 5 x 8 x 0.43 in 192 pages Tor/Forge Tor.com

Readers met the irrepressible Karen Memory in Elizabeth Bear’s 2015 novelKaren Memory, and fell in love with her steampunk Victorian Pacific Northwest city, and her down-to-earth story-telling voice.

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Now Karen is back withStone Mad, a new story about spiritualists, magicians, con-men, and an angry lost tommy-knocker—a magical creature who generally lives in the deep gold mines of Alaska, but has been kidnapped and brought to Rapid City.

Karen and Priya are out for a night on the town, celebrating the purchase of their own little ranch and Karen’s retirement from the Hotel Ma Cherie, when they meet the Arcadia Sisters, spiritualists who unexpectedly stir up the tommy-knocker in the basement. The ensuing show could bring down the house, if Karen didn’t rush in to rescue everyone she can.

ELIZABETH BEAR was the recipient of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2005. She has won two Hugo Awards for her short fiction, a Sturgeon Award, and the Locus Award for Best First Novel. She is the author of many novels, includingKaren Memory and The Eternal Sky series. Bear lives in South Hadley, Massachusetts, with her husband, novelist Scott Lynch.

"-Series support for the return of Karen Memory -Advertising & group promotions targeting fans of gaslamp fantasy -Tor.com: Author features, interviews, blog posts & exposure -Galley push to reviewers, booktubers, librarians"

Praise for Stone Mad

“Bear's narrative skill and flair for both plot and character continue to impress.”—Booklist

Praise forKaren Memory

“Surreally captivating, Bear’s latest melds the genres of steampunk, fantasy, adventure and dime-store western together perfectly.”—RT Book Reviews, 4 ½ Stars! Top Pick!

Karen Memory breezes by at a leisurely pace, a bracing yet charming adventure yarn that never feels forced, despite the brassy confidence of its delivery.” — Jason Heller, NPR

Karen Memory is a delight, a tour-de-force of historical reimagining and character creation, and a ripping yarn full of surprises.”—Russell Letson forLocus

“Bear pumps fresh energy in the steampunk genre with a light touch on the gadgetry and a vivid sense of place. Karen has a voice that is folksy but true, and the entire cast of heroic women doing the best they can in an age that was not kind to their gender is a delight.” —Library Journal, starred review

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