Shanghai Sparrow ( An Evvie Duchen Adventure 1 )

Eveline Duchen is a thief and con-artist, surviving day by day on the streets of London, where the glittering spires of progress rise on the straining backs of the poor and disenfranchised. Where the Folk, the otherworldly children of fairy tales and legends, have all but withdrawn from the smoke of the furnaces and the clamour of iron. Caught in an act of deception by the implacable Mr Holmforth, Evvie is offered a stark choice: transportation to the colonies, or an education – and utter commitment to Her Majesty’s Service – at Miss Cairngrim’s harsh school for female spies. But on the decadent streets of Shanghai, where the corruption of the Empire is laid bare, Holmforth is about to make a devil’s bargain, and Eveline’s choices could change the future of two worlds…

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Published
30th Apr 2014
Length
384 pages
ISBN(Mobi)
9781849976695
ISBN(Epub)
9781849976688
ISBN(Print)
9781781081846

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By day, Cassandra Khaw works as the business developer for Singaporean publisher Ysbryd Games. By night, she moonlights as a freelance technology reporter for places like PC Gamer and The Verge, while still writing exorbitant amounts of fiction.Gaie Sebold has written several novels, a number of short stories, and a slightly disturbing amount of poetry. Her novel include Babylon Steel, the sequel Dangerous Gifts, and Shanghai Sparrow. She lives in leafy suburbia with writer David Gullen and a paranoid cat, runs writing workshops, grows vegetables, and cooks a pretty good borscht.Tauriq Moosa is a contributor to the Guardian, Daily Beast and other publications. He focuses on ethics, justice, technology and pop culture. His work has been referred to by The New York Times, the Washington Post, Forbes and other places. He once debated Desmond Tutu about god.Guy Adams is the author of the Heaven's Gate trilogy – The Good, The Bad and The Infernal, Once Upon a Time in Hell, and For a Few Souls More – as well as many audio adventures for Big Finish's Doctor Who range.Jonathan L. Howard has worked as a scriptwriter and video game writer, including writing credits on the highly successful Broken Sword series of video games. His first novel, Johannes Cabal the Necromancer, was published in 2009.