The updated Lisa Mason Website is in place with new covers and new links worldwide for all readers, new photos, and new titles.

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My Home Page: A headshot of yours truly with a summary of everything that lies within with website links. All links worldwide for my books and stories, my blog site, my Author Page on Facebook, my Personal Page on Facebook, my Twitter handle, my profile on LinkedIn, my Author Page on Goodreads, interviews, blogs, and reviews, adorable cat pictures, and more. You’ll find the links to the website pages at the bottom of the screen. New Story News! This September I sold “Teardrop” to the eminent Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. Publication-in-print date to be announced.

My Story, An Author’s Bio: A short, sweet page relating my journey from college to a becoming a fulltime writer. A full-length photo of me, plus a picture of me and my handsome red-haired husband, Tom Robinson with links to his art and jewelry pages.

Books: These are my traditionally published books (so far!), with the Big Publishers’ covers and review quotes. A couple of the books have been completely re-edited and republished as ebooks under the Bast Books imprint.

Stories: My traditionally published stories in magazines and anthologies. Just about everything on this page has been republished separately as an ebook or in an ebook collection. New Story News! This September I sold “Teardrop” to the eminent Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. Publication-in-print date to be announced.

Summer of Love, A Time Travel: My Great American Novel, with Science Fiction. I put my heart and soul and a lot of research into this book. A Philip K. Dick Award Finalist and San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book. I re-edited the Bantam edition to create a tighter, more focused novel for Bast Books. Some of my views have evolved since I first wrote the book. Still my bestselling title. Tom Robinson hand-crafted the spectacular cover. Summer Of Love (a Philip K. Dick Award Finalist and San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book) is on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Smashwords, Apple, and Kobo. Summer of Love is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

The Gilded Age, A Time Travel: After researching the 1960s, I became fascinated with the 1890s, which in many ways was a similar tumultuous period in American history. Working in this period gave me a whole new voice that significantly expanded my range. A reviewer at the New York Times noticed the book and listed it as a Notable Book of the Year. I was thrilled! When I adapted the Bantam edition as an ebook, I re-edited to make the novel a tighter, better book. The Gilded Age (A New York Times Notable Book and New York Public Library Recommended Book) is on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Apple, Kobo, and Smashwords. The Gilded Age is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

Celestial Girl, The Omnibus Edition (A Lily Modjeska Mystery): The Alienist was published at about the time of The Gilded Age, took place in the same time period, but was a murder mystery set in New York City, and became a big hit. Also, Diana Gabaldon was writing complex, sexy time travels (in Scotland and a completely different time period), but she was selling well. So I wanted to take all this great 1890s research with suffragist/feminist themes and write a big book with sexy romance, history, and serious social and political issues.

Celestial Girl was submitted by my literary agent at the time to a top editor with whom I’d lunched and wanted to work. The editor made a “very good offer,” but my lame-brained (now former) agent convinced me I should ask for more. This was the worst decision I’ve ever made in my literary career. The deal fell apart and I was left with a very long book and no buyer. I was so discouraged and disgusted, I threw the manuscript into a laundry hamper and dropped out of traditional publishing for more years than I care to say.

Tom Robinson convinced me to retrieve the manuscript from the hamper, and here it is, my friends: my six-figure passionate historical romantic suspense. Five-star reader reviews. Celestial Girl, The Omnibus Edition (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) includes all four books. On Nook, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Smashwords, Apple, Kobo, and Sony; Celestial Girl, The Omnibus Edition (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

Celestial Girl (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) Books 1 through 4: The book tops out at 200,000 words. I originally divided the work into four “parts,” which read well as “books.” Bast Books is offering the miniseries in three affordable installments. Books 3 and 4 together are the final installment. Celestial Girl, Book 1: The Heartland (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) is on Nook, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Smashwords, Apple, Kobo, and Sony. Celestial Girl, Book 1: The Heartland (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

Celestial Girl, Book 2: Jewel of the Golden West (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) is on Nook, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Smashwords, Apple, Kobo, and Sony. Celestial Girl, Book 2: Jewel of the Golden West (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

Celestial Girl, Book 3: The Celestial Kingdom (A Lily Modjeska Mystery). Celestial Girl, Book 4: Terminus (A Lily Modjeska Mystery). Both books are on Nook, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Smashwords, Apple, and Kobo. Both Celestial Girl, Book 3: The Celestial Kingdom (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) and Celestial Girl, Book 4: Terminus are on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

The Garden of Abracadabra, Volume 1 of the Abracadabra Series: As I launched Lisa Mason Act 2, I looked into the trends and discovered urban fantasy, a rich mix of fantasy tropes set in a contemporary often urban setting, with mystery and police procedural, romance, and wit. Yes! At the time I discovered and loved this new genre, ebooks were going strong. I took this new title to Bast Books. The Garden of Abracadabra, Volume 1 of the Abracadabra Series, on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Apple, Kobo, and Smashwords. The Garden of Abracadabra, Volume 1 of the Abracadabra Series, is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

The Garden of Abracadabra, Books 1 through 3: Volume 1 is another long book at 140,000 words. Bast Books is also offering Volume 1 in three affordable installments. Please note that The Labyrinth of Illusions, Volume 2 of the Abracadabra Series is forthcoming in 2015 and is an entirely new book.

Book 1: Life’s Journey is on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Apple, Kobo, and Smashwords. Book 1: Life’s Journey is also on Amazon in Australia, Brazil, Germany, France, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, and Spain. Book 2: In Dark Woods is on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Apple, Kobo, and Smashwords. Book 2: In Dark Woods is also on Amazon in Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, and Spain. Book 3: The Right Road is on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Apple, Kobo, and Smashwords. Book 3: The Right Road is also on Amazon in in Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, and Spain.

My Charlotte: Patty’s Story: This is a brand-new monograph about writing and inspiration, in childhood and later in my adulthood, and a moving experience I had last year with a little life in my garden. Includes my first science fiction story, “Arachne,” which got published in Omni Magazine, a venue that had a worldwide circulation of five million subscribers. My Charlotte: Patty’s Story on Barnes and Noble, US Kindle, UK Kindle, Canada Kindle, Australia Kindle, Smashwords, Apple, and Kobo; My Charlotte: Patty’s Story is also on Amazon.com worldwide in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and Mexico.

Strange Ladies: 7 Stories: I wanted a story collection for a long time, and here it is. The collection has garnered terrific five-star reviews all over the place, and I’m very proud of it. The stories are not what you may think of as “sci fi” or “fantasy,” which is what I’m all about as a writer. I write about life and people, emotions and ideas. One reviewer called me “the female Philip K. Dick.” Strange Ladies: 7 Stories on Nook, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Smashwords, Apple, and Kobo, and Sony. Strange Ladies: 7 Stories is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

Shaken: This short, sexy thriller started out as a novelette published in Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine as “Deus Ex Machina,” got republished in an anthology, Transcendental Tales, and translated and republished in a number of countries. Think, “The Net” meets “Conspiracy Theory” with earthquakes. What does sexual attraction amount to? What is the truth? And what are lies? I’d like to see this work get a better readership and understanding of what I was trying to achieve. Includes a list of sources. Shaken is on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Apple, Kobo, and Smashwords,. Shaken is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

Tomorrow’s Child: The Story That Sold To The Movies. The concept started out as a medical documentary I wrote for 3M Company, evolved into a lead story in Omni, and sold outright to Universal. My film rights agent said he cried at the end. The ebook includes my thirty-day blog, “The Story Behind The Story That Sold To The Movies.” Tomorrow’s Child is on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Apple, Kobo, and Smashwords. Tomorrow’s Child is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

Every Mystery Unexplained: I published this novella about stage magic, real magic, and love in the acclaimed anthology David Copperfield’s Tales of the Impossible (HarperPrism). A bunch of big authors published stories there, too, but mine was the only story about stage magic. (Yes, THE David Copperfield.) Every Mystery Unexplained is on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Apple, Kobo, and Smashwords. Every Mystery Unexplained is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

Daughter of the Tao: I published this novella about Chinese magic in Peter S. Beagle’s Immortal Unicorn anthology (HarperPrism) along with another bunch of big authors. Lots of unicorns, of course, but mine was the only story about a Chinese unicorn. Five stars! Daughter of the Tao is on US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, BarnesandNoble, Apple, Kobo, and Smashwords. Daughter of the Tao is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

Hummers: I published this story about cancer in Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. The story was chosen for the prestigious Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 5th Annual Collection (St. Martin’s Press) and short-listed for the Nebula Award. Five stars! Hummers is on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Apple, Kobo, and Smashwords. Hummers is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

The Sixty-Third Anniversary of Hysteria: A story published in the acclaimed anthology, Full Spectrum 5 by Bantam, inspired by the lives of two of my favorite women Surrealist artists, the brilliant and visionary Leonora Carrington and Remedios Varo. Includes a summary of their lives and a list of sources. Five stars! The Sixty-third Anniversary of Hysteria is on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Sony, and Smashwords. The Sixty-third Anniversary of Hysteria is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

My Charlotte: Patty’s Story: This is a short, sweet memoir about writing and inspiration, in my childhood and later in my adulthood, and a moving, mystical experience I had last year with a little life in my garden. The ebook includes my first science fiction story, “Arachne,” which got published in Omni Magazine, a venue that had a worldwide circulation of five million subscribers. My Charlotte: Patty’s Story is on Barnes and Noble, US Kindle, UK Kindle, Canada Kindle, Australia Kindle, Smashwords, Apple, and Kobo. My Charlotte: Patty’s Story is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and Mexico.

Tesla, A Worthy of His Time: A Screenplay: A feature biopic of the great inventor’s tumultuous life—the Man Who Invented the Twentieth Century. This was read by the producer of “Aliens” and “The Abyss” and is now at another L.A. producer. Tesla, A Worthy of His Time, A Screenplay is on US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, BarnesandNoble, Apple, Kobo, Sony, and Smashwords. Tesla, A Worthy of His Time, A Screenplay is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

U F uh-O, A Sci Fi Comedy: “Knocked Up” meets “E.T.” This started out as a screenplay for a producer looking for another “Men in Black” or “Galaxy Quest.” I rewrote the screenplay as a novella, which has gotten five-star reviews. Five stars from readers and fun stuff! U F uh-O, A Sci Fi Comedy is on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Sony, and Smashwords. U F uh-O, A Sci Fi Comedy is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

Next Thing: Announcements about my forthcoming projects. A bunch of them!

Eon’s Kiss by Suzanna Moore: A passionate paranormal romance with serious New Adult themes of self-empowerment and environmentalism. There’s a Happily Ever After but not quite the way you might think. Suzanna Moore is planning two more books, Eon’s Embrace (Book 2 of the Eon Trilogy) and Eon’s Love (Book 3 of the Eon Trilogy). Eon’s Kiss is on US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Australia Kindle, BarnesandNoble, and Smashwords. Eon’s Kiss is also on Amazon.com in Brazil, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, and Spain.

Bast Books: This is my ebook publisher, who is considering taking some of my titles back into print.

Bast Collectible Books: My husband Tom Robinson and I are longtime book collectors. Tom has occasionally sold rare books in stores. We have a small collection for sale listed on Amazon, mostly Beat poetry books, and plan to add more titles. The Andy Warhol monograph and Vincent Van Gogh sped out the door. Book dealers and collectors welcome!

Five Questions with Castles in the Sky: This is a wonderful, lively site dedicated to promoting authors by a couple of aspiring authors. They ask authors to craft their own “Five Questions” and do a great job splicing in their own graphics. Also, they review books and loved Strange Ladies: 7 Stories.

Lisa Mason’s Interview with Festivale: This is a fun book promotion site that sent me interview questions via Facebook.

Lisa Mason Chats about Writing with Ryan Schneider, 1: I met the dashing Ryan Schneider through Twitter. As an independent author, he has published a dozen titles and is deeply committed to writing and the creative process. His interview questions were thought-provoking.

Lisa Mason Chats about Writing with Ryan Schneider, 2: This is Ryan’s follow-up interview with me. I met the dashing Ryan Schneider through Twitter. As an independent author, he has published a dozen titles and is deeply committed to writing and the creative process.

Lisa Mason Talks Time Travel with Laura Vosika, Blogs 1 through 3: I met Laura through Facebook. She’s got a couple of independently published time travel books taking place in medieval Scotland that have gotten excellent notices. We had great fun discussion time travel issues.

Lisa Mason Talks Time Travel with Laura Vosika, Blogs 4 through 5: I met Laura through Facebook. She’s got a couple of independently published time travel books taking place in medieval Scotland that have gotten excellent notices. We had great fun discussion time travel issues.

Keep Fit, Keep Writing: A Roundtable with Authors Kevin J. Anderson, Lisa Mason, and Linda Nagata (Part 1: Move It!): Kevin has written extensively in the Dune universe. Linda had an independently published book on the 2014 Nebula Finalist list and has many more highly acclaimed traditionally published books she’s offering through her publishing company. All health enthusiasts, we have some rather different opinions about exercise.

Keep Fit, Keep Writing: A Roundtable with Kevin J. Anderson, Lisa Mason, and Linda Nagata (Part 2: Chow Down!): Kevin has written extensively in the Dune universe. Linda had an independently published book on the 2014 Nebula Finalist list and has many more highly acclaimed traditionally published books she’s offering through her publishing company. All health enthusiasts, we have some rather different opinions about diet.

The Story of Alana: My beloved Turkish Angora cat rescued from the East Bay SPCA. My favorite pictures of her, plus important information about homemade cat food and encouraging cats to drink more water.

The Story of Luna: My beloved blue mink Tonkinese cat also rescued from the East Bay SPCA. My favorite pictures of her.

Art by Tom Robinson: My husband, Tom Robinson, has degrees from the San Francisco Art Institute, the California Academy of Art, and the Revere Academy of Jewelry. He is one of the most talented artists on planet Earth. Here is a small sampling of his art, where to buy his art at galleries, and how to contact him for commissions.

Jewelry by Tom Robinson: My husband, Tom Robinson, has degrees from the San Francisco Art Institute, the California Academy of Art, and the Revere Academy of Jewelry. He is one of the most talented artists on planet Earth. Here is a small sampling of his jewelry, where he has some pieces, where to buy his bespoke jewelry at galleries, and how to contact him for commissions.

Thank you for your readership!

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