Gail Z. Martin is the author of War of Shadows (Orbit Books, April 2015) and the new urban fantasy series Deadly Curiosities (new book November 2015 Solaris Books), set in Charleston, SC, as well as the new steampunk series Iron and Blood: The Jake Desmet Adventures (July 2015, Solaris Books) co-authored with her husband, Larry N. Martin. She is also the author of Ice Forged and Reign of Ash in The Ascendant Kingdoms Saga, the Chronicles of The Necromancer series (The Summoner, The Blood King, Dark Haven & Dark Lady’s Chosen) from Solaris Books, and The Fallen Kings Cycle (The Sworn and The Dread) from Orbit Books. She writes two series of ebook short stories: The Jonmarc Vahanian Adventures and the Deadly Curiosities Adventures. Gail’s work will appear in at several new anthologies in 2015. In 2014, her stories were featured in: Clockwork Universe Steampunk vs. Aliens, Athena’s Daughters, Dreams of Steel 5, The Big Bad 2, Dance Like a Monkey, Unconventional Fantasy, Icarus: A Graphic Novel (illustrated story), Heroes, Realms of Imagination, Unexpected Journeys and With Great Power. Other US/UK anthologies include Magic: The Esoteric and Arcane, The Bitten Word, Rum & Runestones, Spells & Swashbucklers, and The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories by Women.