April Book Club

After our month off for Wild Wild West Con, we are back for our monthly book club! Next month's selection is the Court of the Air by Stephen Hunt. As usual, you can purchase the book at Antigone for 10% off the cover price.

A blurb from Amazon.com:
When streetwise Molly Templar witnesses a brutal murder at the brothel she has recently been apprenticed to, her first instinct is to run back to the poorhouse where she grew up. But there she finds her fellow orphans butchered, and it slowly dawns on her that she was the real target of the attack. For Molly is a special little girl, and she carries a secret that marks her out for destruction by enemies of the state.

Oliver Brooks has led a sheltered existence in the backwater home of his merchant uncle. But when he is framed for his only relative's murder he is forced to flee for his life, accompanied by an agent of the mysterious Court of the Air. Chased across the country, Oliver finds himself in the company of thieves, outlaws and spies, and gradually learns more about the secret that has blighted his life.

Soon Molly and Oliver will find themselves battling a grave threat to civilization, an ancient power thought to have been quelled millennia ago. Their enemies are ruthless and myriad, but the two orphans are also aided by indomitable friends in this endlessly inventive tale full of drama, intrigue, and adventure.

The Court of the Air is a rollicking adventure set in a fantastical Dickensian clockwork universe that will appeal to fans of Susanna Clarke and Philip Pullman.

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  • John K.

    What is the book for MAY?

    John

    April 15

    • Megan D.

      The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder.

      April 15

  • Don H.

    Thank you all, Patsy and I had a great time. Already starting on next month's book, see you then!

    April 15

  • Megan D.

    Crowded, but in a great way!! Hope to see our new comers again!!!

    April 14

  • Kalyn

    It's the day before Passover, and I have to clean all the leaven out of my house. Enjoy!

    April 12

  • John K.

    Jocelynne, I just realized that this Sunday is Easter. I have an engagement that I must attend in S.V.

    What is the book for next month?

    John

    April 11

    • Megan D.

      Easter isn't until the 20th. is the 20th what you are talking about? I'm only asking bc I thought this Sunday was Easter too lol

      April 11

  • Don H.

    Since this is my first TSS event, is it appropriate to dress in period?

    March 26

    • Jocelynne W.

      Don, some of us do dress up; others don't. It's always cool to dress up for our events but never required. :-)

      1 · March 26

    • Don H.

      Thanks, we'll see you there

      2 · March 26

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