Louise Stanley


Louise Stanley lives in Hampshire, UK. The Insulan Empire is the 19th century world of Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky, Dickens, Sherlock Holmes and Emile Zola with a sprinkling of magical faery dust to bring it to life as an exciting new fantasy series.

Smashwords Interview

How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Smashwords has provided me with an outlet to publish stories for free distribution to get my work circulating.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I normally look for recommendations through television, forums and fellow writers on various forums. I do like to browse for non-fiction titles, but I'll often try and seek out the ebook version of a particular title before I buy a paperback version.
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Where to find Louise Stanley online


The Flame Owl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Stefan Mlynarczyk took refuge in Lowe Road workhouse. An impromptu concert amongst the men of his dormitory causes extraordinary pain to a dying woman. When the warden, intervenes to quell the disturbance, Stefan turns a proud face towards authority - and everyone gets more than they bargained for.
The Orderly
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Kostya Prilukhov volunteered to fight, but ended up swabbing floors and making tea in a hospital. When he meets the enigmatic Captain Piech, an offer to see the front ends up as a lot more...

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angels    army    gaslamp fantasy    gay romance    ghost    hospital    lgbt    medical    military    paranormal    psychic    spirit    steampunk    supernatural    urban    victorian fantasy