The Resource Lady of devices : a steampunk adventure novel, Shelley Adina

Lady of devices : a steampunk adventure novel, Shelley Adina

Label
Lady of devices : a steampunk adventure novel
Title
Lady of devices
Title remainder
a steampunk adventure novel
Statement of responsibility
Shelley Adina
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DAD
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Adina, Shelley
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Magnificent devices
Series volume
bk. one
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London (England)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Lady of devices : a steampunk adventure novel, Shelley Adina
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"London, 1889. Victoria is Queen. Charles Darwin's son is Prime Minister. And steam is the power that runs the world. At 17, Claire Trevelyan, daughter of Viscount St. Ives, was expected to do nothing more than pour an elegant cup of tea, sew a fine seam, and catch a rich husband. Unfortunately, Claire's talents lie not in the ballroom, but in the chemistry lab, where things have a regrettable habit of blowing up. When her father gambles the estate on the combustion engine and loses, Claire finds herself down and out on the mean streets of London. But being a young woman of resources and intellect, she turns fortune on its head. It's not long before a new leader rises in the underworld, known only as the Lady of Devices. When she meets Andrew Malvern, a member of the Royal Society of Engineers, she realizes her talents may encompass more than the invention of explosive devices. They may help her realize her dreams and his, if they can both stay alive long enough to see that sometimes the closest friendships can trigger the greatest betrayals"--Page 4 of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn783300687
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9781463549992
Isbn Type
(paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)783300687
Label
Lady of devices : a steampunk adventure novel, Shelley Adina
Publication
Copyright
Note
"London, 1889. Victoria is Queen. Charles Darwin's son is Prime Minister. And steam is the power that runs the world. At 17, Claire Trevelyan, daughter of Viscount St. Ives, was expected to do nothing more than pour an elegant cup of tea, sew a fine seam, and catch a rich husband. Unfortunately, Claire's talents lie not in the ballroom, but in the chemistry lab, where things have a regrettable habit of blowing up. When her father gambles the estate on the combustion engine and loses, Claire finds herself down and out on the mean streets of London. But being a young woman of resources and intellect, she turns fortune on its head. It's not long before a new leader rises in the underworld, known only as the Lady of Devices. When she meets Andrew Malvern, a member of the Royal Society of Engineers, she realizes her talents may encompass more than the invention of explosive devices. They may help her realize her dreams and his, if they can both stay alive long enough to see that sometimes the closest friendships can trigger the greatest betrayals"--Page 4 of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn783300687
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9781463549992
Isbn Type
(paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)783300687

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