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Calista Taylor is an agented author of steampunk/gaslight romance and non-fiction, with a steampunk clothing craft book due out in September 2012 and now available for pre-order. When not running things over with a sewing machine or lacing herself into a corset, Calista can be found tapping away on her laptop, tormenting her characters, and riddling the streets of Victorian London with dead bodies and heaving bosoms. She’s also a creative cook who can't follow recipes, a versatile crafter, and a happy geek.



The Next Big Thing (Week 29).
When Robert K. Lewis, one of the most amazing and utterly kick-butt writers I know, asked me if I'd take part in The Next Big Thing Blog Hop, I couldn't say no. And did I mention he's got a book being released in just a few months? Guaranteed to blow you away.
Figured this would be a great opportunity to tell you a little more about my most current books.
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Average rating: 3.29 · 1,477 ratings · 247 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
Viridis (Viridis, #1)

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Devil on a Sparrow's Wing (...

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Steampunk Your Wardrobe: Ea...

3.70 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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It's been a crazy few months, but I feel like I can finally check a couple things off my list. I managed to send my steampunk clothing craftbook to... Read more of this blog post »
The Highlander's Hope by Cali MacKay
"The Highlander’s Hope is the 1st book in the Contemporary Highland Romance series by Cali MacKay. This is in no way a historical story. This book is set in the here and now. I was a bit concerned about how this would work out. Let’s face it, Highl..." Read more of this review »
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This story started with a bang and had me racing through the story to see who Beth ends up with. Mixing humor with relatable small town charm, we're introduce to a fun set of characters, each with their own problems to solve. But most importantly, we ...more
Jack by Cali MacKay
"I beta read this book for Calista and was enjoying her usual simple, clean style and was expecting the romance aspect of the book to solve itself in one way... and surprise! Guess what? Totally happened in a different way. A way that made sense an..." Read more of this review »
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