The Custodian of Marvels: The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire, Book Three
You’d must be mad to scouse borrow from the dreaded overseas Patent workplace. yet that’s what Elizabeth Barnabus is set to aim. A one-time enemy from the circus has persuaded her to try a heist that may be the last word conjuring trick.
Hidden within the vaults of the Patent courtroom in London lie secrets and techniques that may shake the very pillars of the Gas-Lit Empire. All that stands in Elizabeth’s means are the brokers of the Patent place of work, a Duke’s deepest military and the mysterious Custodian of Marvels.
Rod Duncan returns with the climactic quantity ofThe Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire, the breathtaking trade historical past sequence that begun with the Philip okay. Dick Award-nominated The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter.
File Under: Fantasy [ Time Runs Out | The Duke’s Enemy | Open the Vault | A Union ]
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