Karen J Carlisle is an imagineer and writer of steampunk, Victorian mysteries and fantasy. She was short-listed in Australian Literature Review's 2013 Murder/Mystery Short Story Competition and published her first novella, Doctor Jack & Other Tales, in 2015. Her short story, Hunted, featured in the Adelaide Fringe exhibition, 'A Trail of Tales'.
Karen lives in Adelaide with her family and the ghost of her ancient Devon Rex cat.
She's always loved dark chocolate and rarely refuses a cup of tea.
Viola is detectiving again, chasing secret societies and nefarious plots.
With Doctor Henry Collins at her side, Viola runs foul of mummies and a murder mystery with a twist.
Is she cursed? Is she going slowly insane? Or has she stumbled into yet another plot of the infamous Men in Grey - a secret society set on taking over the Empire?
With the threat of Bedlam looming over her, she must solve the mystery before it is too late.
Eye of the Beholder & Other Tales is a compilation of three short stories and novella.