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Beth Cato
Beth Cato hails from Hanford, California, but currently writes and bakes cookies in a lair west of Phoenix, Arizona. She shares the household with a hockey-loving husband, a numbers-obsessed son, and a cat the size of a canned ham.She's the author of THE CLOCKWORK DAGGER (a 2015 finalist for the... show more



Beth Cato hails from Hanford, California, but currently writes and bakes cookies in a lair west of Phoenix, Arizona. She shares the household with a hockey-loving husband, a numbers-obsessed son, and a cat the size of a canned ham.She's the author of THE CLOCKWORK DAGGER (a 2015 finalist for the Locus Award for Best First Novel) and THE CLOCKWORK CROWN (an RT Reviewers' Choice finalist) from Harper Voyager. Her next book, BREATH OF EARTH, is out in August.Follow her at BethCato.com and on Twitter at @BethCato.

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want a real life adventure? come to Australia we have spiders bigger than your hand.
The premise and outline for the story was fascinating, I always wanted to know what happened next which is sadly the only reason I manged to finish this book. Unfortunately for me the characters felt flat, especially the main character. A big problem for me was that I was repeatedly told how incredi...
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it 2 years ago
I really liked the main character and found her plot compelling, trying to find answers about herself and solve a more specific mystery, while a war she may or may not be complicit in rages all around. It was well done, and a difficult book to put down. Again it was a bit short on women, basically h...
Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it 2 years ago
Beth Cato really has a skill with furious pacing, and she's gotten even better with her latest novel. The alt-history setting is novel, which I appreciate, because there's only so many times the Axis powers can win the war. Well, or that's not true -- I like a United States of Japan -- which is what...
Books by the Lake
Books by the Lake rated it 3 years ago
A steampunk/gaslight fantasy of manners. The setting is a country called Tamarania, where the population is dark-skinned, and its war-torn neighbor Caskentia. It’s too bad that the author chose to populate this potentially original setting with characters bearing English surnames like “Stout” and “C...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 3 years ago
This one is interesting, I want to know more about this world where healing is a kind of magic linked to a tree and a holy woman and where the choices made by the characters are often layered.
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