A Gentleman of Means: A steampunk adventure novel by Shelley Adina

A Gentleman of Means: A steampunk adventure novel

byShelley Adina

Kobo ebook | May 28, 2015

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Book 8 in the Magnificent Devices steampunk series!

How much must one sacrifice for the sake of friendship?

Lady Claire Trevelyan has had to deal with betrayal before, in small ways and large. But none is quite so painful as the belief that Gloria Meriwether-Astor had deserted her and her friends and left them to die under the waters of Venice. When she learns that Gloria has inexplicably vanished, she has no choice but to follow her heart and attempt to find the missing heiress.

But the decisions of the heart do not sit well with the gentlemen in her life, who had every reason to believe she planned to settle down at last—and suddenly Claire finds herself without a career, a fiancé, or the confidence in her own abilities that has carried her this far. Captain Ian Hollys is suffering from the megrims and cannot seem to recover from his dreadful experience as a prisoner. Alice’s dream of captaining her own ship in England is scuttled. Tigg is struggling with a revelation that has turned his life upside down—and may result in a betrayal more harrowing than any the flock has yet seen.

Will the bond of friendship that has brought Claire and the flock together be the very thing that separates them for good? Or will love tip the balance and prove that what really defines a gentleman of means is none other than a lady of resources?

“Adina is a literary master in her field.” —BookLoons.com

“An immensely fun series with some excellent anti-sexist messages, a wonderful main character (one of my favourites in the genre) and a great sense of Victorian style and language that’s both fun and beautiful to read.” —Fangs for the Fantasy: The latest in urban fantasy from a social justice perspective

Title:A Gentleman of Means: A steampunk adventure novelFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 28, 2015Publisher:Moonshell Books, Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1939087287

ISBN - 13:9781939087287

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The last Well I have read all the books in the series! All as good as each other! What am I going to do now?
Date published: 2015-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Gentleman of Means Love the whole series the exploits of Claire and gang are just marvelous. I have enjoyed reading the whole series wonderful of all the twists and turns.
Date published: 2015-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enjoyed it ! As a bald fat middle aged bloke I am probably not the authors typical-target reader but I really enjoyed this instalment of an excellent series.
Date published: 2015-07-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Gentleman of Means I loved it! Serveral story threads were ended bit a few new ones were started. I can't wait to see what happens next!
Date published: 2015-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great read! The latest in the Magnificent Devices series is a lively tale. It has its emotional ups and downs but the plot continues to move forward. This series remains one of the best Steampunk adventures out right now.
Date published: 2015-06-11