The teens at Nexum House are worse than prisoners, they are 'debtors, ' the youth of England forced to pay for their family's crimes. Conditions are harsh. The hierarchy among the workers is rigidly enforced. And the guards perform terrible experiments on the weakest of the population. Few of the children survive, and none is foolish enough to fall in love. When Amelia arrives she sparks the fire of revolution. Daughter of a gambler and a scientist, the 16-year-old wants revenge for her parents murder. But not just against the killers. Amelia wants to change the world. She is highly intelligent, utterly determined, and extremely angry. Set in a world of goggles, gears and clockwork this is coming of age story unlike any you have ever seen. From the imagination of D.S. Arnauld comes an adventure sure to please fans of both YA and Steampunk.
- Paperback | 344 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 21.84mm | 589.67g
- 05 Feb 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About D S Arnauld
D.S. Arnauld is known for creativity. The worlds he imagines are populated with lovable, but flawed characters and their adventures are always larger that life. Like most authors, Arnauld truly loves books. He credits reading The Chronicles of Narnia in school as the book that kick started his own love of world building. D.S. Arnauld is also a certified teacher and visits schools and libraries conducting writing workshops. When he isn't working on the next story, he paints and raises money for wildlife conservation. You can follow him on social media where he shares the process of making art.