Revealing the Cover for Ellen Klages’ Passing Strange

We’re thrilled to share the cover for Passing Strange, a new novella from World Fantasy Award winning author Ellen Klages. Set in 1940s San Francisco and inspired by pulps, film noir, and screwball comedy, Passing Strange is a story as unusual and complex as the city itself.

Head below for the full cover, illustrated by Gregory Manchess and designed by Christine Foltzer.


Passing Strange arrives January 24, 2017 from Publishing. From the catalog copy:

San Francisco in 1940 is a haven for the unconventional. Tourists flock to the cities within the city: the Magic City of the World’s Fair on an island created of artifice and illusion; the forbidden city of Chinatown, a separate, alien world of exotic food and nightclubs that offer “authentic” experiences, straight from the pages of the pulps; and the twilight world of forbidden love, where outcasts from conventional society can meet.

Six women find their lives as tangled with each other’s as they are with the city they call home. They discover love and danger on the borders where mystery, science, and art intersect.

Pre-order Passing Strange at the links below, or from your favorite retailer:

iBooks | Kindle | Nook


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