Rita Stradling

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Rita Stradling has a BA in Art History and a particular interest in modern and medieval art.

Rita lives with her husband and son in Northern California. Her seven year old son wants to be an astronaut when he grows up.

She has an insatiable novel addiction and mostly reads young adult and adult: paranormal, urban fantasy and high fantasy.

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Rita Stradling Thank you for your question! I was hoping to have it out in 2016, but it may be late in the year or even early 2017 (hopefully not! fingers crossed).
Rita Stradling Hi Annie :) thank you for your question! Colorless is Gaslamp Fantasy--so it's late Regency, early Victorian. So far two books are planned (Colorless …moreHi Annie :) thank you for your question! Colorless is Gaslamp Fantasy--so it's late Regency, early Victorian. So far two books are planned (Colorless and Silver) as well as a prequel (Hazel) --though the prequel may only be available to my newsletter subscribers (for free). Hazel definitely will be available to them, but I'm still on the fence about whether or not I'm going to fully publish the prequel to online retailers. (less)
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“Love didn't seem like something that could be organized or contained; it should be messy and emotional, like exploding and imploding with someone at the exact same time.”
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“I don’t agree. The morning fog makes the graveyard beautiful, soft and sad as a voice humming a lullaby, but I don’t tell her what I think. She’d call me a weirdo.
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Andrea Horvath I'm glad you're on here too! I've been having fun reading your books btw. :-)


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