Eleanor Prophet is the author of the Astrid Darby Adventures series, including Astrid Darby and the Eye of Ra and Astrid Darby and the Laughing Coffin. She is an author, columnist, editor, lady of leisure and amateur sleuth. When she isn’t writing books, short stories, essays and articles of questionable veracity, she is typically enjoying the attentions of Mr Prophet, a dashing international man of mystery and intrigue. Her favourite activities include larking about, rule-breaking, mischief-making and getting to the bottom of things. She often receives fascinating, comical and occasionally disturbing mail to her desk and publishes it for the public’s information, entertainment and frequent outrage.
Tess Mercury and her posse are the best damn bounty hunters in the west. This is the story of how Lightning Hazel Harley with her arsenal of death rays, stun guns, incendiary devices, explosives and irradiated lizard spit joined the gang and helped them capture the infamous Chicago loan shark, Rudy the Roll Ricone.
Astrid and her entourage are off to the Cirque du Flaire, the famous circus in the sky, to solve a thrilling mystery, the surreal nature of which they discover is more shocking than they have ever encountered before.
Tess Mercury and her posse of bounty hunters set out to catch Ezekiel “Angel” Cooper, a Pinkerton wanted for murder, but wind up tangled in an even greater conspiracy involving infamous robber baron, Sterling Rush.
Now rogue from the Ministry of Defence, Agent Asher Key enlists Astrid to help him uncover the dangerous secrets behind Professor Julius Coffin’s private island, the Isle of Jules, and his daughter Juliana’s mysterious illness.