Thursday, 21 June 2012

June Book of the Month



This month’s top pick from the Berkley team is Heart of Steel by Meljean Brook. It’s the second novel in the brilliant steampunk Iron Seas series (the first being The Iron Duke). Featuring different characters, and this time set in Morocco, it’s a definite must read if you love steampunk with a bit of romance thrown in for good measure.

If you would like to find out more about the Iron Seas world, check out the guide on Meljean’s website, which gives you a world map and an alternate history of the world.

So, a bit about Heart of Steel:

As the mercenary captain of the Lady Corsair, Yasmeen has learned to keep her heart as cold as steel, her only loyalty bound to her ship and her crew. So when a man who once tried to seize her airship returns from the dead, Yasmeen will be damned if she gives him another opportunity to take control.

Treasure-hunter Archimedes Fox isn't interested in the Lady Corsair – he wants her cold-hearted captain and the valuable da Vinci sketch she stole from him. To reclaim it, Archimedes is determined to seduce the stubborn woman who once tossed him to a ravenous pack of zombies, but she's no easy conquest.

When da Vinci's sketch attracts a dangerous amount of attention, Yasmeen and Archimedes journey to Horde-occupied Morocco – and straight into their enemy's hands. But as they fight to save themselves and a city on the brink of rebellion, the greatest peril Yasmeen faces is from the man who seeks to melt her icy heart . . .

Enjoy!

Claire

1 comment:

  1. Oh I have book 1. I really should read it soon. Heard so many great things

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