In The Knowledge, the Scotland Yard detective nearly meets his match in a Baker Street Irregulars-like gang of kids and a homicide case that reaches into east Africa.
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Bored with his life, Earl Hardford finally decides to flit off to his estate in Cornwall, only to find his life tumbling to pieces when he discovers Imogen Hayes and a smuggling ring.
The benefit production of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol hopes to boost sales with a famous—slightly over-the-hill—actor to star. Only he’s brought a ton of baggage.
The Great Library of Alexandria has been hoarding all the knowledge of the world, and they’re pursuing Jess Brightwell and his fellow exiles who are held prisoner by the Burners.
Temeraire and Capt. Will Laurence are transported to Australia, despite their heroic aid, only to be dumped into yet more political turmoil between power-hungry politicians.
It’s forbidden romance for flapper Astrid Magnusson and her bootlegging brother’s captain, Bo Yeung, as a storm beaches a yacht…with a crew of people who shouldn’t be alive.