An alternate steampunk history where ghosts and demons haunt the streets of Boston while a detective, a spirit photographer, and one of the world's most brilliant scientiests work together to keep the citizens safe from supernatural threats.
The year is 1895. Imagine an alternate Steampunk history where ghosts and demons are a normal part of life. Families known as “Great Houses” control the economy of the Great States of America and the middle - and lower - class Irish’s sole purpose is not to only serve them, but to rid their lives of supernatural beings. This is the story of an ex - Pinkerton detective, a spirit photographer, and a genius scientist who work together to battle these supernatural forces. They are the Boston Metaphysical Society. Wish them luck. They are going to need it.
Madeleine Holly-Rosing is the writer/creator of the steampunk supernatural graphic novel and prose series, Boston Metaphysical Society. Winner of the Sloan Fellowship for screenwriting, and the Gold Aurora and Bronze Telly for a PSA produced by Women In Film, she has also won numerous awards while completing the UCLA MFA Program in Screenwriting. Look for the first audio drama, The Ghost Ship, on Kickstarter in Oct. 2021.
Other comic projects include the short stories, The Scout which is part of The 4th Monkey anthology, The Sanctuary (The Edgar Allan Poe Chronicles anthology), The Marriage Counselor (The Cthulhu is Hard to Spell anthology), The Glob (Night Wolf), The Infinity Tree (Menagerie: Declassified), and the upcoming The Airship Pirate (The Rum Row anthology), and The Birth which will be part of the Stan Yak Vampire anthology.
The first novel in the series, Boston Metaphysical Society: A Storm of Secrets, was awarded a Silver Medal in the SciFi/Fantasy category as well as The Write Companion Award for Best Overall TOP PICK - Adult, Children's and Young Adult categories in the 2019 Feathered Quill Book Awards.
Formerly a nationally ranked epee fencer, she has competed nationally and internationally. Madeleine is an avid reader of comics, steampunk, science fiction, fantasy, and historical military fiction.