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Anne Steelyard Act II Graphic Novel Now Available

January 13th, 2010 by Celina Nelson

Penny-Farthing Press is proud to announce the release of the much anticipated sequel to Anne Steelyard, Act I: An Honorary Man, Anne Steelyard and The Garden of Emptiness, Act II: The Gate of Dreams and Starlight. This graphic novel continues where the first one left off as Anne prepares to embark on her fearless journey through the desert to search for the Lost City of Miyah, her ticket to personal freedom and financial independence.

While the world is on the brink of World War I, Anne is taken hostage by an evil wizard who will stop at nothing to keep her from discovering this dark secret of the desert. Anne must now try and escape not only to save her life but to warn her countrymen of a plot orchestrated by the Germans. With help from the Turks, the Germans plan to ambush England and its allies.

Once again, Penny-Farthing Press assembled an amazing team of artists to create this exciting and beautiful graphic novel. Anne Steelyard, Act II is written by bestselling author Barbara Hambly (Patriot Hearts, Homeland) and the stunning hand-painted cover is by legendary artist Glen Orbik. Pencils are by Ron Randall.

Anne Steelyard and The Garden of Emptiness, Act II: The Gate of Dreams and Starlight (ISBN: 978-0-9842143-0-3) is available at local comic book stores, can be ordered at and always, can be ordered directly from Penny-Farthing Press at or Retailers can order Anne Steelyard, Act II through Diamond Comic Distributors or through PFP’s unique Direct Order Retailer Program which can be accessed from our website. This soft cover, full color graphic novel is 85 pages in length and retails for $14.95 USD. The Largest Gambling Wins

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