"Christie Stratos’ writing is seasoned and refined, and she kept making me gasp with surprise, which isn’t easy to do."
Christie Stratos is an award-winning writer who holds a degree in English Literature. She is the author of the psychological suspense novels Anatomy of a Darkened Heartand Brotherhood of Secrets, the first two books in the Dark Victoriana Collection. Also a poet and short story writer, Christie has been published in anthologies, literary journals, and magazines. Christie has been featured on the radio, in magazines, and on podcasts, and she has given presentations for writing organizations and at writing conferences.
She owns her own editing company, Proof Positive, where she works one-on-one with authors as well as with small presses as a freelance editor, and she has enjoyed working with a rising press as an acquisitions editor.
Christie hosts the well-received podcast Writers Showcaseon the Authors on the Air Radio Network. She has interviewed New York Times bestsellers, publishers, and major award-winning authors, including #1 New York Times bestselling author Peter Straub, Hugo Award winner Robert J. Sawyer, BBC correspondent Humphrey Hawksley, and Mary Higgins Clark Award winner Hank Phillippi Ryan.
“A dark Victorian Harry Potter with a dash of Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell.” “I absolutely love this story! Every episode moves quickly and leaves me waiting breathlessly for the next…and this author delivers quickly!” “It’s so hard to put down! Christie is a superb storyteller. If you like fantasy, definitely put this on your TBR.”
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An ad in the newspaper. A war veteran in need. An artist companion. One of these things is not what it seems The Artist is a surprising post-American Civil War suspense story that will keep you guessing until the bitter end.