S01 - Author Interview: Lyndall Clipstone ~ Gothic YA, LAKESEDGE, and Monster Boyfriends

Eldritch Girl: Weird Gothic Stuff & Nonsense by C. M. Rosens
The author interview this month is with Lyndall Clipstone, who is debuting in the autumn of 2021 with her novel LAKESEDGE, a lush Gothic fantasy published by Henry Holt (US) and Pan Macmillan (Aus) Sept 2021 and Titan (UK) Oct 2021. It is the first of a duology, with the second book, FORESTFALL, slated for 2022.We chatted about intertextu  ...  See more
Jun 07 2021

Content warnings for LAKESEDGE

Emotional and physical abuse by a parent
Body horror
Gore and blood (including description of wounds)
Discussions of death and grief (no on-page deaths)
Descriptions of drowning and deep water
Drowning-related imagery
Self-injury (in the context of a curse that requires regular physical sacrifices)
Suicidal ideation
A lush gothic fantasy about monsters and magic, set on the banks of a cursed lake. Perfect for fans of Naomi Novik and Brigid Kemmerer.

There are monsters in the world.

When Violeta Graceling arrives at haunted Lakesedge estate, she expects to find a monster. She knows the terrifying rumors about Rowan Sylvanan, who drowned his entire family when he was a boy. But neither the estate nor the monster are what they seem.

There ar

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