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Steam & Sorcery - Cindy Spencer Pape
Steam & Sorcery
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Sir Merrick Hadrian hunts monsters, both human and supernatural. A Knight of the Order of the Round Table, his use of magick and the technologies of steam power have made him both respected and feared. But his considerable skills are useless in the face of his greatest challenge, guardianship of... show more
Sir Merrick Hadrian hunts monsters, both human and supernatural. A Knight of the Order of the Round Table, his use of magick and the technologies of steam power have made him both respected and feared. But his considerable skills are useless in the face of his greatest challenge, guardianship of five unusual children. At a loss, Merrick enlists the aid of a governess.Miss Caroline Bristol is reluctant to work for a bachelor but she needs a position, and these former street children touch her heart. While she tends to break any mechanical device she touches, it never occurs to her that she might be something more than human. All she knows is that Merrick is the most dangerously attractive man she's ever met—and out of reach for a mere governess.When conspiracy threatens to blur the distinction between humans and monsters, Caroline and Merrick must join forces, and the fate of humanity hinges upon their combined skills of steam and sorcery...76,400 words
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B004MPRZIE
Publisher: Carina Press
Pages no: 212
Edition language: English
Series: Gaslight Chronicles (#1)
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fruitcakes
fruitcakes rated it
3.0 Steam & Sorcery
Not particularly deep, but a fun romp that didn't get caught up in the set dressing. I'm weak to found families. Also, the anachronism didn't pop so much as to distract. Solid book.
Trea's Journey for a Good Book
Trea's Journey for a Good Book rated it
3.0 Steam & Sorcery
This one is actually more of a 3.5 star read for me. I enjoyed it overall, but found the story a bit TOO fantastic at some points. I really liked both Caroline and Merrick, as they seemed to compliment each other quite well, and Caroline wasn't a shrinking violet in the story. I loved her intelli...
Witty Little Knitter
Witty Little Knitter rated it
2.0 Steam & Sorcery (The Gaslight Chronicles)
Have you ever been on fanfiction.net or a similar site, read one of those stories about a Beautiful Heroine With A Tragic Past (TM) and no money who meets a Ruggedly Handsome Rich Guy (TM), falls in love with him, then discovers that she is in fact a Special Snowflake With Awesome Powers (TM) and so...
Rachel's books
Rachel's books rated it
This was fun. I loved the children and want them to have their own stories too. Will definitely look for more in this series.
Romancing the Dark Side
Romancing the Dark Side rated it
4.0
A satisfying steampunk read with magic and the paranormal!This book is a fun filled journey back in time. The writing is so detailed you'll be transported to life in 1800's London, from the streets and architecture to the beautiful fashions. Vampires, werewolves and fae mixed with technology, secret...
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