Ice Demon: A Dark Victorian Penny Dread (The Dark Victorian Penny Dreads Book 1) by
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A ship of dead with iced men who shatter; The Terror sails into the Port of London during England’s worst winter, bringing insidious ice fog and a hidden killer. Secret Commission agents, Artifice, the artificial ghost, and Jim Dastard, the animated skull, track their murderer to the frozen Thames’ Frost Fair, only for Art to discover a deadlier danger—one involving the women she holds dear. F/F historical fantasy and Gothic mystery set in the steampunk world of the Dark Victorian series.
“Ice Demon is Smart. Engaging. The fog creeps off the page.” – Melanie Karsak, author of the Amazon best-selling steampunk series, The Airship Racing Chronicles
Experience paranormal detective mysteries with a Victorian female sleuth:
A historical fantasy in a mechanical and supernatural London, follow the adventures of an uncanny female sleuth and her senior skull partner set in the same alternate world as Elizabeth Watasin’s Victorian supernatural mystery series, The Elle Black Penny Dreads.
Learn more about this intriguing, steampunk lesbian series:
It is 1880; black arts sorcery had its time to grow in England and to battle the eldritch evils threatening, HRH Prince Albert’s Secret Commission is born. Executed criminals are brought back to life without memories and to fight as agents. Among those resurrected is Artifice, a six foot two tall strongwoman, Quaker, and artificial ghost, guided by her senior partner, Jim Dastard, the animated skull. And she soon discovers–from her encounters with a madwoman journalist, a mysterious woman in black, and a French prostitute–where her heart lies . . .
ICE DEMON is a penny dreadful from storyteller Elizabeth Watasin, who delights in bringing you shilling shockers immersed in Gothic Victorian mystery, women detectives, and the paranormal vestiges of an otherworldly London. Read more in Dark Victorian: Risen, Dark Victorian: Bones, Medusa: A Dark Victorian Penny Dread Vol 2, and Sundark: An Elle Black Penny Dread.
Elizabeth Watasin is the author of the Gothic steampunk series The Dark Victorian, The Elle Black Penny Dreads, and the creator/artist of the indie comics series Charm School, which was nominated for a Gaylactic Spectrum Award.
A twenty year veteran of animation and comics, her credits include thirteen feature films, such as Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Princess and the Frog, and writing for Disney Adventures magazine. She lives in Los Angeles with her black cat named Draw, busy bringing readers uncanny heroines in shilling shockers, historical fantasies, and adventuress tales.
Follow the news of her latest projects at A-Girl Studio.