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Alice Payne

Having gained infamy as the notorious highway robber known as the Holy Ghost in 1788, Alice Payne finds herself making history as a time traveler caught up in a war raging across the eons in Kate Heartfield’s steampunky, science fiction adventure series.

“Whip smart, and packed with irresistible characters and fast-paced adventure. A playful, pointed, and brilliantly inventive remix of history that unfolds like the most fascinating puzzle box—each new twist and reveal a delight.”—S.L. Huang, author of Zero Sum Game (on Alice Payne Arrives)

  • Alice Payne Rides
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    • Alice Payne Rides

    • Alice Payne (Volume 2)
      Kate Heartfield
      Tor/Forge

    • Alice Payne Rides is the thrilling sequel to Kate Heartfield's Alice Payne Arrives.

      After abducting Arthur of Brittany from his own time in 1203, thereby creating the mystery...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • Audio Book
      • eBook
  • Alice Payne Arrives
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    • Alice Payne Arrives

    • Alice Payne (Volume 1)
      Kate Heartfield
      Tor/Forge

    • Kate Heartfield's Alice Payne Arrives is the story of a time traveling thief turned reluctant hero in this science fiction adventure.

      A disillusioned major, a highwaywoman,...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • Audio Book
      • eBook

Kate Heartfield

Kate Heartfield is a former newspaper editor and columnist in Ottawa, Canada. Her novels include the historical fantasy, Armed in Her Fashion, and her interactive novel for Choice of Games, The Road to Canterbury, inspired by the Canterbury Tales. Her short fiction has appeared in several magazines and anthologies, including Strange Horizons, Escape Pod and Lackington’s. Her novella “The Course of True Love” was published by Abaddon Books in 2016, as part of the collection Monstrous Little Voices: New Tales from Shakespeare’s Fantasy World.