“Fans of Tim Burton will love this book! It’s totally, darkly delicious.” (The Murder House)
From the Amazon bestselling writer of ‘The Knight Trilogy’ comes the stand alone novel fans have been waiting for. ‘Beautiful Freaks’ is a decadent tapestry of all things fairytale, dark and murderous.
Between these pages you will find yourself transported back in time to the high Gothic. Victorian London.
The year is 1899 and both the century and the Queen are dying.
As the London populace is gripped by a terrifying series of paranormal murders,
eighteen year old Kaspian Blackthorne finds himself on a decadent journey of self discovery.
Victorian London is a place where appearance is everything, but sometimes
appearances can be deceiving. Behind the grand houses, carriages and silks, London is a dark labyrinth of sorrow and violence.
Amongst the gambling dens, dancehalls, and brothels you’ll find No 7,
known to its members as Eve’s; the most exclusive club in London, infamous for its ‘Palace of Beautiful Freaks’.
Each exhibit has a history, each their own unique story.
Katie lives in London with her husband and their two daughters. She was born in Yorkshire, raised in Lincolnshire and has spent her adult life living in the London suburbs. She worked as a teacher of secondary school level English and Media studies before giving up the day job earlier this year to write full time.
Writing has always been a part of her life; at the age of fifteen she worked on a collection of poems called ‘Mythologies’ and has since gone on to write an Amazon UK best-selling Young Adult fairy tale series called, ‘The Knight Trilogy’ and stand alone novels, ‘Beautiful Freaks’, a Parnormal Gothic Detective novel, and ‘When Sorrows Come’, a very contemporary tragedy, loosely based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
She has just released book one of a seven book series called, ‘The Meadowsweet Chronicles’, which is a tale of modern witchcraft, blending American and English occult folklore.
NaNoWriMo2015 saw her embark on penning her first adult horror novel called, ‘The Scarecrow’ – a disturbing traditional psychological horror story.
She has had several of her short stories and poems published by Nexus Press, Hall Entertainment and Wild Goose Publishing, and had work featured in the online e-zine, Sirens Call.