Engraved: Book Five of The St. Croix Chronicles

Engraved: Book Five of The St. Croix Chronicles

by Karina Cooper

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Overview

Engraved: Book Five of The St. Croix Chronicles by Karina Cooper

Cherry St. Croix returns to the fog-ridden streets of Victorian London, where the balance of power threatens all that she loves.

I will not wither without laudanum. Sober and determined, I have chosen another way— alchemy, and the pursuit of wellness it embodies. My name is Cherry St. Croix, and though freedom is finally at my fingertips, I return to the blackened streets intent on righting the wrongs I'd left behind.

All is not well in London low. Caught in a war between gangs, men are torn limb from limb, and I am called on to ascertain how. The immoral Karakash Veil is no doubt involved, and Micajah Hawke, a prisoner in his own Menagerie, cannot soften the danger this time.

Armed with the alchemical arts I have learned, my ever present guardian, and what few friends are left to me, I embark on a campaign to rescue the ringmaster I cannot abandon, save the Brick Street Bakers from annihilation, and finally face that which frightens me the most—my own heart.

Book five of the St. Croix Chronicles

106,000 words

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426898815
Publisher: Carina Press
Publication date: 08/11/2014
Series: St. Croix Chronicles , #3
Sold by: HARLEQUIN
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 195,101
File size: 429 KB

About the Author

After writing happily ever afters for her friends in school, Karina Cooper eventually grew up (sort of), got a real job (kind of), then decided that making stuff up was way more fun (true!). She is known for an intense, gritty voice, and her award winning St. Croix Chronicles has been nominated for multiple RT Reviewers’ Choice Awards.

Karina is a gamer, a borderline hermit, and an activist. She co-exists with a husband, a menagerie and a severe coffee habit.

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Engraved: Book Five of The St. Croix Chronicles 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Sailon More than 1 year ago
Cooper creates a spellbinding, dark fantasy that will leave you clinging to the pages. Cherry is back in London after her forced sobriety. Dealing with life without the senses fogged by laudanum, Cherry is faced with unfamiliar broiling emotions and fears. Determined to save Hawke, she must push past those fears and emotions and tackle the Menagerie head on. Engraved takes us to a new world, where magic, alchemical arts, power and greed invade a steampunk Victorian London. The story is complex with highly imaginative world that pops off the pages with extremely authentic feel. The story and life circumstance of the characters is dark. I savored this journey into Cherry's world. I especially enjoyed her characters growth and struggles. Engraved is a wonderfully entertaining excursion.