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The Icarus Plot - Jenny Schwartz
The Icarus Plot
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Ivana March runs a very special toy shop in the heart of Victorian London. The last person she expects to see enter it is an earl. Not that she has time to entertain him. Someone is stealing children, and the street kids whisper tales of a “Metal Man”. Ivana must find the monster, rescue the... show more
Ivana March runs a very special toy shop in the heart of Victorian London. The last person she expects to see enter it is an earl. Not that she has time to entertain him. Someone is stealing children, and the street kids whisper tales of a “Metal Man”. Ivana must find the monster, rescue the children, and if the earl really wants to help, he can come with her. Only, no one warned her she’d have to venture to places better left unexplored. A good thing, then, that the new Earl of Somer is a noted explorer. When the two of them join forces, what could possibly go wrong?

A short Steampunk novella
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00RM8FHUQ
Publisher: Jenny Schwartz
Pages no: 63
Edition language: English
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Kanti's Books
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5.0 The Icarus Plot
I have to say that I prefer to review books written by complete strangers. Knowing I am expected to comment on or even write a review of a book written by a friend or acquaintance fills me with trepidation. I like that word, but it is not strong enough. Fills me with horror. So it was with trepida...
Lagniappe Literature
Lagniappe Literature rated it
5.0 Bloody Good!!
I've read several of Jenny Schwartz's novellas and this one is my all time favorite!! (I think I say that after each new read.) Seriously, an interesting plot jumps to life and the sights and sounds of a dark, dreary English night are easily imagined. Ivana is a woman with passion, purpose, indep...
Whiskey in the Jar Romance
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4.0 The Icarus Plot by Jenny Schwartz
"It’s the traces of his humanity that add horror to the madness.” Children are disappearing from the streets of London and the whispers carry the tale that a "Metal Man" is to blame. Ivana runs a toy shop that has helped her gain the trust of the street children, so she is the first that they turn...
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