Magic, Adventure, and Romance...

Cover of US edition of 'Stolen Magic'.

"There was nothing in the world so improper as magic. That was why I loved it so much..."

A New Kat Novella!

Ever since the third Kat book first came out in the UK, I've been getting emails from readers who wanted to know: who was Kat going to end up with herself, after all the matchmaking she did for her older siblings? Well, later this year, you can finally find out...because right now I'm busily editing "Courting Magic", a Kat novella set five years after the events of Stolen Magic/A Reckless Magick! It's time for Kat to finally be introduced to Society by her older sisters, whether she likes it or not...and to finally get a romance of her own!

(Needless to say, she wants her family to keep their noses out of her own romance. Needless to say, they wouldn't dream of staying out of it!)

"Courting Magic" will come out as an ebook on August 12th, and as a printable PDF for anyone without an e-reader. I'll send an announcement of its publication to my newsletter subscribers. In the meantime, I hope you love Stolen Magic...and if you've already read it, I bet you'll have some good guesses about which hopelessly ineligible young man Kat will meet again in "Courting Magic"!

The Kat, Incorrigible trilogy

(a.k.a. The Unladylike Adventures of Kat Stephenson)

Magic may be the greatest scandal in Regency England. But that's not going to stop twelve-year-old Kat Stephenson when there are highwaymen to foil, sinister aristocrats to defeat...and true loves to capture for her two older sisters.

Book One  is out now in the US and Canada as Kat, Incorrigible and in the UK as A Most Improper Magick. 

Book Two is out now in the US and Canada as Renegade Magic and in the UK as A Tangle of Magicks.

Book Three is out now in the US and Canada as Stolen Magic and in the UK as A Reckless Magick. 

Book OneFind out more | Read the first three chapters | Buy online in the UKUSA, or Canada.

Book Two: Find out more | Read the first three chapters | Buy online in the UKUSA or Canada.

Book Three: Find out more | Read the first three chapters | Buy online in the UKUSA or Canada.

"Courting Magic": A novella about Kat, all grown-up, fighting magical crime and finding a romance of her own!

"Dueling Magics": A Kat short story of sisterly rivalry and magic!

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Elsewhere on the Web...

"Patrick: "There ought to be a special gift to give to someone who's completed a trilogy. A specific kind of gem." Me: "OMG, YES!" If only..." @stephanieburgis

"Stephanie Burgis wishes she hadn't already eaten her daily ration of dark chocolate...sigh!"

"Poor me, abandoned in a bookstore with nothing to do but read and eat...oh, who am I trying to kid? I was in heaven. I drank tea, ate chocolate, read a whole book, read another..."

"I adored all the characters, really enjoyed the period feel to it, and laughed an awful lot. (on Wishing for Tomorrow, by Hilary McKay)"

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What they said

"Regency romance meets Harry Potter with a strong jolt of twenty-first-century feminism."

Booklist (on Renegade Magic)

"She has quickly become my favorite middle grade heroine of recent memory"

The Book Smugglers (on Kat, Incorrigible)

"Stunning conclusion to an absolutely magical trilogy. Huge recommendation."

The Bookbag (on A Reckless Magick)

"Part Jane Austen, part Harry Potter, and with a healthy dash of Tamora Pierce, Burgis’ the Unladylike Adventures of Kat Stephenson series is good, clean fun for tweens and younger teens"

Booklist (on Stolen Magic)