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?”
“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 »
"If you’re looking for a summer read, this is it! The 4th installment in the Mysterious Devices series is a doozy. Daisy and Freddie Linden are still looking for their missing father, this time in San Francisco de Asis. Had they arrived a week later, they would have missed an epic adventure, filled with royal plots, new friendships, family ties, simmering romance, a brave chicken, a nightmarish boat trip—and if that’s not enough, Mother Nature struts up to center stage, looks out at the readers and says, “Hold my tea.” Buckle up, you are in for a ride like no other." —License to Quillread more »
She wants to be an engineer, but society will never allow it. Until riots break out in steampunk London and she seizes her chance...
“An immensely fun series, a wonderful main character (one of my favourites in the genre) and a great sense of Victorian style and language that’s both fun and beautiful to read.” —Fangs for the Fantasy: The latest in urban fantasy from a social justice perspectiveread more »