BJ Sikes is a 5'6" ape descendant who is inordinately fond of a good strong cup of tea, Doc Marten boots, and fancy dress. She lives with two large cats, two small children and one editor-author.
She was the chief cat-wrangler/editor/contributor for three short story anthologies (Twelve Hours Later, Thirty Days Later, and Some Time Later). Her debut novel is the Archimedean Heart. A followup novella appears in the anthology The Clockwork Oracle. Her most recent short story is Riverhag, a solarpunk piece in the anthology Next Stop on the #13.
She is at work on two more novels, Escaping Andronicus and The Hollowness.
How much humanity can be lost before you are no longer human? Paris,1880, the City of Electric Light. Clockwork nobles of the Court promenade through the halls of Versailles, while Watcher spheres and cyborg police menace citizens in the streets. John must choose between his career portraying the artificial beauty of Court and the movement to restore France. He must decide: where does beauty lie?
Hang on to the edge of your seat with the latest anthology of Steampunk flash fiction, featuring pairs of stories 30 days apart. Filled with rayguns and corsets, ghosts and gamblers, dragons and airships, Thirty Days Later is the latest from the Treehouse Writers, 15 talented authors, artists and poets returning with a sequel to Twelve Hours Later.