Stephanie Burgis

Biography

Stephanie Burgis grew up in East Lansing, Michigan, but now she lives in Wales with her husband (fellow writer and ebook cover designer Patrick Samphire), their two sons, and their crazy-sweet border collie mix. Her first historical fantasy novel for adults, MASKS AND SHADOWS, was published by Pyr Books in April 2016, and her second, CONGRESS OF SECRETS, will be published in November 2016. She is also the author of a trilogy of funny Regency-era fantasy novels for ages ten and up, published by Atheneum Books in the US and Templar Books in the UK, and a new MG series to be published in both countries by Bloomsbury, beginning with THE DRAGON WITH A CHOCOLATE HEART (2017).

The first book in her Regency fantasy trilogy, KAT, INCORRIGIBLE, was selected for Bankstreet's Best Books of 2012 list and won the Waverton Good Read Children's Award in the UK (under its British title, A MOST IMPROPER MAGICK).

Where to find Stephanie Burgis online


Where to buy in print


Series

The Harwood Spellbook
Romantic and magical fantasy adventures in an alternate 19th century England ruled by a powerful and elegant group of women known as The Boudiccate.

Books

Thornbound: Volume II of The Harwood Spellbook
Series: The Harwood Spellbook. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Cassandra Harwood is ready to teach a whole new generation of women magicians at her radical new school - until a sinister fey altar is discovered in the school library, the ruling Boudiccate sends a delegation to shut it down, and Cassandra’s husband is torn away from her. Now, she must fight the greatest battle of her life to save her love, her school, & the future of the young women of Angland.
The Wrong Foot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
A frothy, witty and romantic short story starring a heroine who may happen to fit Cinderella's glass slipper...but has no interest in being chosen by anyone for her shoe-size! From the author of Snowspelled, Spellswept, and Courting Magic. First published in Daily Science Fiction.
Spellswept: A Prequel to the Harwood Spellbook
Series: The Harwood Spellbook. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,570. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Forbidden romance, dangerous magic, and political intrigue in an underwater ballroom! A standalone prequel novella to The Harwood Spellbook series of romantic fantasy adventures.
The Underwater Ballroom Society
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to a world of sparkling adult fantasy and science fiction stories edited by Stephanie Burgis and Tiffany Trent and featuring underwater ballrooms of one sort or another, from a 1930s ballroom to a Martian hotel to a grand rock 'n roll ball held in the heart of Faery itself. Stories by Ysabeau Wilce, Y.S. Lee, Laura Anne Gilman, Cassandra Khaw, Patrick Samphire, Shveta Thakrar and more.
The Disastrous Début of Agatha Tremain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
A witty, romantic Victorian fantasy novelette about a girl determined to claim her own power...and the unexpected romance that she finds along the way!
Snowspelled (Volume I of The Harwood Spellbook)
Series: The Harwood Spellbook. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,510. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 19th-century Angland, magic is reserved for gentlemen while ladies attend to the more practical business of politics...but Cassandra Harwood has never followed the rules. Now she's trapped in a snowbound house party deep in the elven dales, surrounded by bickering gentleman magicians, manipulative lady politicians, a menacing elf-lord...and, worst of all, her infuriatingly stubborn ex-fiancé.
Shadow Duet: A Masks and Shadows Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
18 months after the events of Masks and Shadows, Charlotte and Carlo are trying to build a new life together in distant London despite society's disapproval and their own families' repudiation. But will they really be able to continue their forbidden duet for long?
Forbidden Magic (A Prequel to the Kat, Incorrigible Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It's 1772, and Olivia Amberson's dreams seem to have come true. At 18 years old, she's a magical Guardian and a secret witch, with a love spell that's made her unlikely betrothal wonderfully secure...until it all comes crashing down around her in a mass of scandal and humiliation. Now it's time for the most unnerving challenge of her life: telling her fiancé the truth. A 4400-word prequel story.
Flying Magic: A Kat, Incorrigible Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A (very) short story set 25 years after the book Kat, Incorrigible. Now a full-grown woman, Kat is used to directing and defeating powerful magic-users of all descriptions...but managing her own wild and magical children may prove to be her most difficult mission yet! Note: this short story does not stand alone. It is intended as a gift for readers of the Kat, Incorrigible trilogy.
The Art of Deception
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Niko Hrabanic was once a famous swordsman. But after a scandal-laden departure from his last job at a royal court, he's now hiding out in a rural inn...until a summons from the mysterious and dangerous White Library shakes up his life all over again. His landlady, it turns out, has secrets of her own - magical secrets. Now it's time for them both to learn the art of deception. A 12,400-word story.
House of Secrets
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Raised in hiding in the country and knowing nothing of her mother, Lily has been taught from birth that her existence can only bring shame to her wealthy father. But when she nears her seventeenth birthday, she is finally summoned to her father's house in town…and discovers that everything she thought about herself was wrong. Now she is a prisoner. A 12,000-word Gothic fantasy novelette.
Futuristica: Volume 1
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,640. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Metasagas Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What does the future hold for us? This anthology of nineteen diverse stories from authors around the world shows us a future full of adventure, intrigue, fun, heart-ache, and wonder. The future is as infinite as the stars. Let’s go explore it!
Courting Magic: a Kat, Incorrigible Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,590. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Kat Stephenson's Regency England, magic is even more shocking than a stolen kiss. But now that she's eighteen, it's time for wild and magical Kat to be introduced to high society by her older sisters, whether she likes it or not...and to finally have a romance of her own! Magic, mystery, humor and romance mingle in this YA Regency novella set in the world of Kat, Incorrigible.
Dueling Magics: A Kat, Incorrigible Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A fun short story of sisterly rivalry and Regency magic, set in the Kat, Incorrigible universe.
Undead Philosophy 101
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Eighteen-year-old Amanda has finally escaped her unconventional upbringing in northern Michigan to go to college. All she wants now is to concentrate on her classes and ignore the vampires blending in on campus...but when her roommate is bitten, it's time for Amanda to take action. "Undead Philosophy 101" is an urban fantasy short story that was first published in The December Lights Project.
Some Girlfriends Can
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It's hard enough trying to be the perfect girlfriend. But how is Lauren supposed to compete when her boyfriend's ex is a literal goddess? "Some Girlfriends Can" is a sparkling short story for adults that mixes chick lit humor and mythic fantasy. It was originally published in the speculative fiction magazine Strange Horizons.

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