Cynthia will be at Wiscon 44, in Madison, Wisconsin, on May 21-25, 2020.
The Adventure of the Naked Guide will be published by Aqueduct Press in March, 2020.
Cynthia's essay, "2019 in Review: Women Highwaymen and Others" appeared in Ambling Along the Aqueduct in December, 2019.
Intelligence agent Lucy Harker receives the most dangerous job in the world--keeping Winston Churchill safe on the Western Front. Despite her unique abilities as Dracula's daughter, she loses Churchill to Kaiser Wilhelm's inhuman allies. If she's to recover Britain's greatest leader, Agent Harker must gain the aid of her Austrian lover, Countess Karnstein--better known as Carmilla. But the notorious vampire is keeping secrets that might doom the British Empire.
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It's the easiest assignment a British intelligence agent could hope for. Lucy Harker needs only see the secret plans of the Nautilus safely across the Atlantic. As German spies are largely a fantasy of newspapers, she anticipates no activities more strenuous than hiding her heritage as Dracula’s dhampir daughter. Then among her fellow Titanic passengers she discovers the incognita Countess Karnstein—and it seems the seductive vampire is in Germany’s service. Can Agent Harker stake Carmilla before her own heart—and her loyalty to the British Empire—are subverted by questions as treacherous as a night-cloaked iceberg?
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