The Dark Unwinding: Book 1

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From the award-winning author of Rook comes a delicious and twisty tale, filled with spine-tingling intrigue, juicy romance, and dangerous family secrets. When a rumor that her uncle is squandering away the family fortune surfaces, Katharine Tulman is sent to his estate to have him committed to an asylum. But instead of a lunatic, Katharine discovers a genius inventor with his own set of childlike rules, who is employing a village of nine hundred people rescued from the workhouses of London. Katharine becomes torn between protecting her own livelihood and preserving the peculiar community she grows to care for deeply -- a conflict made more complicated by her developing feelings for her uncle's handsome apprentice. As the mysteries of the estate begin to unravel, it is clear that not only is her uncle's world at stake, but also the state of England as Katharine knows it. With twists and turns at every corner, this extraordinary adventure will captivate readers with its thrills and romance.
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About the author

Sharon Cameron was awarded the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' Sue Alexander Award for Most Promising New Work for THE DARK UNWINDING. It is Sharon's debut novel. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
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Published on
Sep 1, 2012
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Pages
336
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ISBN
9780545469647
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / Europe
Juvenile Fiction / Love & Romance
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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