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I skidded on a patch of ice as I rounded the corner onto Lafayette Street, only years of experience saving me as I tottered in the bare twelve inches between a shuttered horse- drawn hansom and a Model- T. The white- gloved matron behind the wheel had clearly come to regard her motor vehicle the way one might a pet cat that always vanished at the full moon, and the sight of my bicycle sliding gracefully past broke her remaining self- control. I can’t imagine what she found so terrifying about me. Unless it was the grin I couldn’t keep from my face as I dared the
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"Moonshine is an utterly captivating novel, depicting a richly detailed 1920s alternative New York City inhabited by social activists, feminists…and Others--vampires, fairies, and the occasional, charming genie, as vampire-suffragette Miss Zephyr Hollis discovers. A fabulous entertainment."--Ellen Datlow, multi award-winning editor
"I love Zephyr Hollis and the magical version of New York she lives in. Johnson's new series is witty, fun, and stuffed with delicious tidbits of history and mythic lore."-Terri Windling, award-winning author of THE ARMLESS MAIDEN
ALAYA JOHNSON is a recent Columbia graduate, and denizen of New York City.