Having said I’d never again write a trilogy because it’s so much work, I’ve completed a new one. The Conjuror Girl trilogy is set in an alternate England of 1899/1900: Monique Orphan, Monica Orvan, Monica Hatherley. The work would be best classified as steampunk with a hint of magic.
Monique, living at the grim Shrobbesbury Orphanage, where she has been for as long as she can remember, discovers she has a talent only men can have. Should she hide it and live an unfulfilled, frustrating life? Or should she exploit it and risk men’s wrath and censure? With her best friend Lily she tries to navigate this dilemma, but as events spiral out of control she finds herself increasingly in danger…