Welcome to Teaser Tuesdays – a weekly feature hosted by Books and a Beat. Expect a new teaser every week!
| Teaser Tuesdays: March 08 |
The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter
Volume One of The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire
by Rod Duncan
Steampunk | 384 Pages | Published by Angry Robot in 2014
“Had I been a man, I could have strolled into that dark warren of narrow streets, blind alleys and iniquity, letting the steel tip of my cane tap out a leisurely report of my progress, receiving winks and catcalls from barkers and gamblers, gin-sellers and rowdy girls. But the Backs is no place for a lady.“
~ p. 01, The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter by Rod Duncan
| Synopsis |
Elizabeth Barnabus lives a double life – as herself and as her brother, the private detective. She is trying to solve the mystery of a disappearing aristocrat and a hoard of arcane machines. In her way stand the rogues, freaks and self-proclaimed alchemists of a travelling circus.
But when she comes up against an agent of the all-powerful Patent Office, her life and the course of history will begin to change. And not necessarily for the better…
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