Book 11 in the Magnificent Devices steampunk series!
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“What do you propose, sir?”
He held her astonished gaze as he went down upon one knee. “Why … I propose.
Will you do me the honor of becoming my wife, so that I may accompany you to San Francisco de Asis and help you stop this war?”
In 1819, during the Tinkering Prince’s Regency, Loveday Penhale, a young inventor living next door to the Trevelyan estate of Gwynn Place, and Celeste Blanchard, a young French aeronaut running away from an unwanted marriage, join forces against the technological might of Napoleon to save England.read more »
"Shelley Adina has brilliantly combined steampunk with the ‘clockwork cozy’ in this series in which a young painter solves mysteries. Best of all, the novels feature familiar characters I love from her bestselling Magnificent Devices series. I can’t wait for the next book!” —Nancy Warren, USA Today bestselling author of The Vampire Knitting Clubread more »
“I finished reading the last page and found myself already craving the next mystery in this addictive series. This time, we traveled to Bodie, California—and as a Californian by birth, my heart was already there, waiting for Daisy and Frederica to arrive. I knew adventure, mystery and murder couldn't be far behind.” —Lori Alden Holuta, author of the Brassbright Chronicles, on The Matchmaker Wore Mars Yellowread more »