Melanie Karsak grew up in rural northwestern Pennsylvania where there wasn’t much to do but read books and go for hikes. She wrote her first novel, a gripping piece about a 1920s stage actress, when she was 12. Today, Melanie, a steampunk connoisseur, white elephant collector, and caffeine junkie, lives in Florida with her husband and two children. She is an Instructor of English at Eastern Florida State College.
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The Shadow Aspect by Melanie Karsak Publication date: Summer/Fall 2014 Genres: Dark Fantasy, Young Adult, Zombies ABOUT THE BOOK When Layla took the final step through the labyrinth, she knew she was saving the ones she loved. She couldn’t have been more wrong. The unwitting victims of a grudge seething for eons, Layla and the other survivors now find themselves in a war for our world. With vampires lurking and shapeshifters plotting vengeance, Layla must learn who to trust if […]
THE REVEAL… Chasing the Star Garden The Airship Racing Chronicles #1 By Melanie Karsak Genre: Alternative History/Gaslamp – Steampunk Publisher: Clockpunk Press Expected Publication: December 4, 2013 ABOUT THE BOOK… An opium-addicted beauty. An infamous poet living in self-imposed exile. An ancient treasure about to fall into the wrong hands. Melanie Karsak’s Chasing the Star Garden takes readers on a thrilling adventure from the gritty opium dens of gaslamp London to the gem-colored waters of the ancient world. Lily Stargazer, […]
A fantastic mix of the walking dead, vampires and so much more! In THE HARVESTING we meet Layla, a young, independent woman who receives an unexpected phone call from her psychic grandmother to return to her childhood home of Hamletville. Always one to listen to her elders, Layla heeds her grandmother’s request, not knowing that one phone call will change her life forever. When she arrives in Hamletville, Layla comes face to face with the demons of her past and […]