"The Guardians’ Golden Hall was the one place in England where I could be entirely safe from thoughts of matchmaking, gowns, and being shoved at eligible young men like a side of beef for their appraisal.
At least, that was what I thought..."
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, now you can finally find out...because "Courting Magic", a Kat novella set five years after the events of Stolen Magic/A Reckless Magick, has just come out! 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" is available in all e-formats (including a printable PDF, in case you don't have an e-reader) on Smashwords no matter where you live. You can also buy it from all international branches of Kobo, iBooks, and Amazon (that's a universal link)! It'll be up on Barnes & Noble soon as well, but in the meantime, if you have a Nook, you can already buy an ePub copy for yourself at Smashwords.
You can also read the full first chapter right here on this website. I hope you enjoy watching Kat find her own true love (and solve a magical mystery on the way)!
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.
"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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