TimelessPaperback Parasol Protectorate (Paperback)
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- Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
- Format: Paperback | 416 pages
- Dimensions: 104mm x 170mm x 33mm | 181g
- Publication date: 1 March 2012
- Publication City/Country: New York
- ISBN 10: 0316127183
- ISBN 13: 9780316127189
- Edition statement: Orbit.
- Sales rank: 7,661
Alexia Tarabotti, Lady Maccon, has settled into domestic bliss. Of course, being Alexia, such bliss involves integrating werewolves into London High society, living in a vampire's second best closet, and coping with a precocious toddler who is prone to turning supernatural willy-nilly. Until, that is, she receives a summons that cannot be ignored. With husband, child, and Tunstells in tow, Alexia boards a steamer to cross the Mediterranean. But Egypt may hold more mysteries than even the indomitable Lady Maccon can handle. What does the vampire Queen of the Alexandria Hive really want from her? Why is the God-Breaker Plague suddenly expanding? And how has Ivy Tunstell suddenly become the most popular actress in all the British Empire?TIMELESS is the final book of the Parasol Protectorate series: a comedy of manners set in Victorian London, full of werewolves, vampires, dirigibles, and tea-drinking.The Parasol Protectorate"Soulless""Changeless""Blameless""Heartless""Timeless" For more from Gail Carriger, check out: The Custard Protocol"Prudence""Imprudence" Finishing School (YA)"Etiquette & Espionage""Curtsies & Conspiracies""Waistcoats & Weaponry""Manners & Mutiny"
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"New York Times "bestselling author Gail Carriger writes to cope with being raised in obscurity by an expatriate Brit and an incurable curmudgeon. She escaped small town life and inadvertently acquired several degrees in Higher Learning. Ms. Carriger then traveled the historic cities of Europe, subsisting entirely on biscuits secreted in her handbag. She resides in the Colonies, surrounded by fantastic shoes, where she insists on tea imported from London. The Parasol Protectorate books are: "Soulless, Changeless, Blameless, Heartless, " and "Timeless." "Soulless" won the ALA's Alex Award. A manga adaptation released in Spring 2012 and a young adult series set in the same universe -- the Finishing School series -- launched in Spring 2013. Gail is soon to begin writing a new adult series, The Parasol Protectorate Abroad (2015).
"The world of "Timeless "is a unique recipe of steampunk and fantasy spiced with light sprinkling of romance. Its setting is rich for characters to romp about in, but the unbridled playfulness of the language and dialogue shines brightest." ""Miami Herald "on "Timeless"""