From the Deep of the Dark (Jackelian World, #6)
Give rating
star1
star2
star3
star4
star5
star6
star7
star8
star9
star10

Statistics

From the Deep of the Dark

by Stephen Hunt
Release date: February 14, 2012
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasy, alternate historysteampunk

The sixth marvellous tale of high adventure and derring-do from the master of steampunk literature, set in the world of The Court of the Air

A daring underwater chase ends in a battle for the Kingdom itself…

The streets of Middlesteel are under attack by an unseen enemy, leaving bloodless corpses in its trail. The newssheets scream vampire, but the truth is even more deadly than anyone knows.

Charlotte Shades, Mistress of Mesmerism, is a thief – and a darned good one at that. When two mysterious men ask her to steal King Jude’s Sceptre from the Parliament vaults, the challenge (and reward) is too great to pass up. After all, Charlotte’s natural charm and the magic of the gem she wears – the mysterious Eye of Fate – have never failed her before.

Only consulting detective Jethro Daunt and his steamman companion Boxiron know there’s more to these two men than meets the eye. Yet even as they rescue Charlotte from a fate worse than death, they are thrown into a plot thicker than even they realize. They escape beneath the waves in an ancient submarine led by Commodore Jethro Black, where they encounter stiff resistance from the strange people who inhabit the vast underwater kingdoms. But man, woman, seanore and gillneck alike must band together if they are to defeat a danger that might not even be from this world…

(updated 2016-11-02)

Other books you might like

Shackles (Prosperity, #2)Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl (Gideon Smith, #1)Hearts of Smoke and Steam (The Society of Steam, #2)Gilded (The St. Croix Chronicles, #2)Gideon Smith and the Mask of the Ripper (Gideon Smith, #3)
Online 2 members and 49 visitors
Chosen, Freyja
Newest member: Grace Tydings
Total members: 5122