Allie lives in a shadow world until she is thrust into the light of the aristocratic St Matthew’s Academy. More at ease with a blade than a needle, she is stalked along the ancient corridors by a Scottish lord intent on determining why she is among them.
She stumbles onto the reason when soldiers arrive to see her friend, Zeb, a mechanical genius. On the hunt for answers, she breaks into his underground laboratory. There, Allie discovers Zeb is not just constructing sentient mechanical creatures, he is building a devastating new weapon for the military.
To protect her friend, Allie will have to stop the guilds from snatching the weapon and its creator. But if she betrays her world, she forfeits her own life. Unless she can rely on bonds of friendship to save both their lives…
A historical fantasy academy adventure perfect for fans of Libba Bray, Marissa Meyer, and CJ Archer.
Keywords: Victorian, young adult, teen romance, paranormal, steampunk, gaslamp, fantasy, historical, coming of age
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Two... is surely a freakish coincidence.
Three... well, that's starting to look deliberate.
Cara has a new role as Queen Victoria's artifact hunter, she's adapting to married life and living in a country manor that more closely resembles a mausoleum.
In London, Inspector Fraser investigates a series of strange deaths by divine fire - except he doesn't believe in coincidences. Despite himself, he enlists Cara's help to identify what artifact could cause such a hideous death while his desire to bring her husband to justice burns unabated.
Someone's intent on making sure a decades old secret stays hidden and Cara must figure out who is responsible before this case consumes her family and rocks the entire realm to its foundations.
A steampunk adventure perfect for fans of Gail Carriger, Shelley Adina, CJ Archer and Bec McMaster.
Keywords: steampunk, gaslamp, historical fantasy, victorian, paranormal romance, action and adventure, alternate history
Ella and Alice are trying to forge a path with the men they love in a world reeling from the Great War and the influenza pandemic that left the countryside crawling with the undead.
Then Alice goes missing without a trace, until the new vermin queen sends an invitation--Ella is welcome to try and rescue her friend before Elizabeth lets her subjects tear the housemaid apart.
To save Alice, Ella must venture into a subterranean world ruled by her former step-mother. But does Elizabeth play to merely torment Ella, or is there a more sinister purpose? One tied to the endless wave of vermin spreading across Europe?
Someone is going to lose this game and forfeit their head, but will it be Ella or Elizabeth?
Elements of this novel are inspired by Alice in Wonderland. A fairytale retelling perfect for fans of Aya Ling, Marissa Meyer, Chanda Hahn and KM Shea.
Keywords: young adult, historical fantasy, fairytale, fairy-tale retelling, Edwardian, zombies, romance