Thursday, 1 March 2012

Cover love - The Peculiars by Maureen Doyle Mcoverry

Have you seen this cover??  I adore steampunk - not just for the fashion & accessories, but also for the books, and I must admit I love the colours used with this and the steampunk feel :)

Book synopsis:
This dark and thrilling adventure, with an unforgettable heroine, will captivate fans of steampunk, fantasy, and romance.
On her 18th birthday, Lena Mattacascar decides to search for her father, who disappeared into the northern wilderness of Scree when Lena was young. Scree is inhabited by Peculiars, people whose unusual characteristics make them unacceptable to modern society. Lena wonders if her father is the source of her own extraordinary characteristics and if she, too, is Peculiar. On the train she meets a young librarian, Jimson Quiggley, who is traveling to a town on the edge of Scree to work in the home and library of the inventor Mr. Beasley. The train is stopped by men being chased by the handsome young marshal Thomas Saltre. When Saltre learns who Lena’s father is, he convinces her to spy on Mr. Beasley and the strange folk who disappear into his home, Zephyr House. A daring escape in an aerocopter leads Lena into the wilds of Scree to confront her deepest fears.


Jade @ Chasing Empty Pavements said...

The cover for this book is GORGEOUS. I seriously just want to blow up a book poster of it and put it on my wall! lol. Loving your blog, new follower btw :)

Rainy of the Dark (Rainy Kaye) said...

I don't really read steampunk, though maybe I just haven't gotten into it yet. But that cover is fantastic.