Saturday, February 28, 2015

Of Silk and Steam by Bec McMaster (London Steampunk#5)

Of Silk and Steam
by Bec McMaster

My rating: 4 stars

Series: London Steampunk - Book 5
Publication Date: March 3, 2015
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
ISBN-10: 1402291949
ISBN-13: 978-1402291944
Genre: Steampunk | Fantasy
Print Length: 448 pages
Available from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Synopsis:

ENEMIES. ALLIES. LOVERS.
When her beloved father was assassinated, Lady Aramina swore revenge. The man responsible is well beyond her grasp, but his dangerously seductive heir, Leo Barrons, is fair game. When Mina obtains evidence proving that Leo is illegitimate, she has the means to destroy both the killer and his son, a man who troubles her heart and tempts her body.
A woman of mystery, Mina's long driven Leo crazy with glimpses of a fiery passion that lurks beneath her icy veneer. He knows she's hiding something, and he's determined to unravel her layer by silken layer. He just doesn't expect the beautiful liar to be the key to overthrowing the corrupt prince consort...or to saving his own carefully walled-off heart.

Of Silk and Steam (London Steampunk, #5)My Review
Of Silk and Steam by Bec McMaster

Ahh, revenge. Lady Aramina is consumed with it and her preferred target is out of reach, blinded by her pain and fury, she goes for the next best thing, his illegitimate son, Leo Barrons. Is this Mina’s chance to take down two birds with one stone or will her heart be swayed by the handsome Leo? Will they somehow join forces against the corrupt political powerhouse that darkens their world? Both have hardened their hearts to romance, but their resistance is faltering in this game of love and war.

Bec McMaster’s Of Silk and Steam is a little different, in a world that embraces the Steampunk Genre. Dare I say she has created a little extra steam with the back and forth tension that rises to volcanic proportions between Mina and Leo? Her world is filled with all the sights and sounds of an alternate history filled with amazing mechanicals, a touch of magic and, oh, the passion! They say keep your allies close and your enemies closer, and trust me, these two enemies have gotten very close. Filled with non-stop action, non-stop romance and non-stop intrigue, Ms. McMaster's attention to detail and style of writing will have you wishing for a time machine to go back and live in her world!

I received this ARC edition from Sourcebooks Casablanca in exchange for my honest review.




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