Of Silk and Steam by Bec McmasterOf Silk and Steam by Bec Mcmaster

Of Silk and Steam

byBec Mcmaster

Mass Market Paperback | February 4, 2015

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RT Book Reviews 2015 Reviewers Choice Award Winner for Best Steampunk RomanceMcMaster once again proves her remarkable gift for cleverly fusing a nonstop, action-driven story, a deliciously dark and atmospheric setting, and off-the-charts sensuality into one riveting read."-BooklistFifth in a thrilling steampunk paranormal romance series, Lady Aramina finally has the means to destroy her nemesis, Leo Barrons-the only man who troubles her heart and tempts her body.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.London Steampunk Series:Kiss of Steel (Book 1)Heart of Iron (Book 2)My Lady Quicksilver (Book 3)Forged by Desire (Book 4)Of Silk and Steam (Book 5)Praise for Bec McMaster:"Action, adventure, steampunk, and blazing hot seduction? Bec McMaster offers it all."-Eve Silver, author of Sins of the Flesh for Kiss of Steel "Deftly blends elements of Steampunk and vampire romance with brilliantly successful results? darkly atmospheric and delectably sexy."-Booklist Starred Review for Kiss of Steel "Edgy, dark, and shot through with a grim, gritty intensity, McMaster's latest title adds to her mesmerizing steampunk series with another gripping, inventive stunner."-Booklist, starred review for Heart of Iron "Rich, dramatic, romantic, and dangerous? "-Publishers Weekly for Of Silk and Steam"
Bec lives in a small town in country Victoria and grew up with her nose in a book. A member of RWA, RWA (Australia) and RWNZ, she writes sexy, dark paranormals and steampunk romance. When not writing, reading, or poring over travel brochures, she loves spending time with her very own hero or daydreaming about new worlds.
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Title:Of Silk and SteamFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 6.84 × 4.32 × 1.18 inPublished:February 4, 2015Publisher:SourcebooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1402291949

ISBN - 13:9781402291944

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Phenomenal An amazing culmination of a story arc building since book 1, this story had everything I was looking forward to. Excellent writing and fantastic storytelling, Bec McMaster spins an amazing tale that will keep you riveted.
Date published: 2015-08-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Silk and steam Great series extremely fascinating! Love the story and just enough intimacy to keep you dreaming and wanting more.
Date published: 2015-04-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from fast paced & wildly imaginative McMaster writes in a polished yet fun & inviting style that really allows you to enter the story full force. She brings her work to life in the most unique of ways. The storyline kept me hooked with plot twists galore, yet never throwing anything at me out of left field. McMaster uses intrigue to her advantage in this intricately crafted tale, ratchetting up the suspense throughout. Her narrative and descriptive style brings this Steampunk world to life in a very vivid manner. The cast in this novel was well developed. They were the perfect individuals for this tale, making an enjoyable story even better. The interactions between the characters are exciting, tension filling the air until it is palpable. Chemistry & enmity vie for a place while the characters win your heart. Although these characters are ultimately introduced earlier in the series, it’s not strictly necessary to have read the entire series to enjoy their story here to the utmost. This fast paced, wildly imaginative tale will take you on a trip like no other. It’s a fantastic read for those looking for something out of the ordinary. Please note that I received a complimentary copy of this work in exchange for an honest review.
Date published: 2015-03-08