Of course, this was very nice for all the other women of the world, but not for me. For me, Dollies were the chore of my life: winding them, bathing them in oil, mending gears and joints, and keeping good care of their pricier parts which pleasured the men. I cannot say that I hated it, nor that I was fond of it, only that it was my task every single day to care for these immortal metal beauties.

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Sara M. Harvey lives in Nashville, TN with her husband and their dogs. Her debut novel was A Year and a Day, a romantic urban fantasy published in 2006. Currently, she is writing a paranormal steampunk novella trilogy for Apex Publications beginning with "The Convent of the Pure." The second installment, "The Labyrinth of the Dead," will be available in Spring of 2010. Visit her official author's site at www.saramharvey.com.

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