In steam age America, men, monsters, machines and magic battle to claim the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, one man fights to hold on to his humanity--and his honor. . . Life on the frontier is full of deceit and danger, but bounty hunter Cedar Hunt is a man whose word is his bond.... show more
In steam age America, men, monsters, machines and magic battle to claim the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, one man fights to hold on to his humanity--and his honor. . . Life on the frontier is full of deceit and danger, but bounty hunter Cedar Hunt is a man whose word is his bond. Cursed with becoming a beast every full moon, Cedar once believed his destiny was to be alone. But now, Cedar finds himself saddled with a group of refugees, including the brother he once thought lost. Keeping his companions alive is proving to be no easy task, in part because of the promise he made to the unpredictable Madder brothers—three miners who know the secret mechanisms of the Strange. To fulfill his pledge, Cedar must hunt a powerful weapon known as the Holder—a search that takes him deep into the savage underbelly of the young country and high into the killing glim-field skies defended by desperate men and deadly ships. But the battles he faces are just a glimmer of a growing war stirring the country. To keep his word Cedar must navigate betrayal, lies, and treacherous alliances, risking everything to save the lives of those he has come to hold dear…
Publish date: July 3rd 2012
Publisher: Roc Trade
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
Series: Age of Steam (#2)
I must say that I really like this series! I'm relatively new to steampunk and liking it immensely.The story continues with Cedar Hunt (a cursed man forced to shift into a wolf), his brother Wil (cursed into a wolf who shifts to man), Rose Small (the inventor/deviser of the group) and Mae Lindson (...
The continuing adventures of Cedar Hunt, a man cursed to hunt the Strange, beings who prey on humans in this alternate late 1800s America, his brother Wil, also cursed, Mae Lindstrom, a witch being driven insane by her coven, Rose Small, a young woman eager for adventure with an eye for glim, and th...
Steampunk, Airships, The Wild West, The Strange, werewolves and magic. I love this series!When I read Dead Iron last year, I was intrigued by the author’s original mix of steampunk, the Wild West, magic, and werewolves. The result was a fantastic action-packed novel. Upon finishing Dead Iron I immed...
I would really appreciate a synopsis with this book. :/