Welcome to London, 1879!

The Hanged Man is the first novel in a new Steampunk series from Tor's Gaslamp Fantasy line!

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"Elrod has a marvelous feel for Victorian times and a deft turn of phrase. All her characters are deliciously lively and Alex is an immensely appealing heroine. I hope we see a great deal more of her... not to mention Lieutenant Brooks."
-- Gail Carriger, New York Times bestselling author of the Parasol Protectorate series

"Rich in setting, romance, and action, The Hanged Man is a brilliantly told, involving blend of the paranormal with classic Victorian literature. I devoured it in one sitting and can't wait to see the next installment with these fascinating characters!"
-- Rachel Caine, New York Times bestselling author of the Morganville Vampire series

"The Hanged Man starts with a raised eyebrow and proceeds directly into fantastical fun. Mysteries, murder, and more mayhem than a well-to-do miss with a supernatural gift can possibly handle at once--which makes for the perfect concoction. Miss Pendlebury is a shrewd, iron-willed investigator with a propensity for amusing banter and witty companions. Expect secret orders, wild revelations, and, most definitely, horripilations."
-- Karina Cooper, author of the St. Croix Chronicles

"Move over, Sherlock Holmes! Forensic psychic consultant Alexandrina Pendlebury is on the case and starring in a Victorian supernatural mystery brimming with wit, intrigue, and a cast of unforgettable characters. A spectacular page-turner!"
-- Beth Ciotta, RWA RITA finalist, and author of His Clockwork Canary

"A whip-fast, deadly smart mystery in a steampunk British Empire--I loved it!"
-- Lilith Saintcrow, author of To Hell and Back

"The Hanged man is a rousing historical mystery, full of magical twists sure to keep the pages turning. A must-read!"
-- Faith Hunter, New York Times bestselling author of the Jane Yellowrock series

"Murder, mayhem, and tea -- a well-bred Victorian urban fantasy thriller. Prepare, O reader, to be enthralled!"
-- Patricia Briggs, New York Times bestselling author of the Mercy Thompson series

"Solid genre-mixing mystery ... enjoyably headstrong protagonists surrounded by supporting characters who entertain while complicating the plot. This well-constructed novel will please fans of alternate history, fantasy, and mystery."
-- Publisher's Weekly

"Elrod's formidable imagination is given free rein in this dark and intriguing series opener. A twisting, tricky mystery rounds out this series debut in impressive form. 4 1/2 stars!"
-- Romantic Times