Wolves of the Northern Rift

Wolves of the Northern Rift

by Jon Messenger

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Overview

In a world of science, magic is an abomination.

Magic is an abomination. It spread from the Rift, a great chasm hundreds of miles long that nearly split the southern continent in two. The Rift was a portal, a gateway between their world of science and the mythological world of magic.

On the northern continent of Ocker, King Godwin declared that no magical monstrosity would be allowed within their borders. The Royal Inquisitors were formed to investigate reports of mystical occurrences and, should they be found, to destroy them.

Inquisitor Simon Whitlock knows his responsibilities all too well. Along with the apothecary, Luthor Strong, they’ve spent two years inquiring into such reports of magical abominations, though they’ve discovered far more charlatans than true magical creatures. When assigned to investigate Haversham and its reports of werewolves, Simon remains unconvinced that the rumors are true. What he discovers in the frozen little hamlet is that the werewolves are far more real than he believed; yet they’re hardly the most dangerous monster in the city.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940152054040
Publisher: Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 03/10/2015
Series: Magic & Machinery Series
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 2,047
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Acclaimed science fiction author, Jon Messenger incorporates his military experience with years of passion for science fiction into violent, realistic portrayals of warfare.

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Wolves of the Northern Rift 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 41 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Elementary Watson! This book reminded me of the Sherlock Holmes movies with R. Downing Jr. It was rich in characters, scenes, and storyline. The banter beyween the main characters provided grin-making comedic relief without taking away the seriousness of their story. A most excellent read. I really appreciate the authors work and effort. Kudos. Dale M. Baranoski
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Interesting characters and an exciting plot with the wonders of steampunk fantasy.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Pulls you in from the start.the good things from holms and none of the bad.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Enjoyable read. Author has ability to pull you into the world he's created, rub shoulders with his characters and keep reader's interest throughout the book.
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Anonymous 14 days ago
Slow beginning but a better read the deeper I got into the book.
Anonymous 23 days ago
Worth reading
Anonymous 27 days ago
Mix+together+an+Inquisitor+who+allies+with+the+very+magical+creatures+he+was+sent+to+destroy%2C+a+Magician+who+can%27t+reveal+his+powers%2C+a+villainous+businessman+who+is+much+more+evil+than+he+seems%2C++and+a+group+of+Werewolves+who+are+the+victims+of+plot+and+you+have+a+book+I+wasn%27t+able+to+put+down+until+I+finished+the+epilogue%0A
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Now to get the rest of the series. Great starting sequence.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An exciting and important message convied through out the story line. Would make a great movie i would gladly buy tickets to see.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very adventurous well written characters
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nice sci-fantasy. The story kept my interest from s tart to finish. Definitely buying the second book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the storyline and the interplay between the characters. There were a couple of spots with inconsistencies in the timeline, but overlooking those this was a fun break from the mundane. I look forward to reading more...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lots of plot twists and turns but easy reading.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read full of action and unbelievable skills of both mind and body.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A good mix of steam punk, mythology, and fantasy.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thank you author Bingaux
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really enjoyed this first book of the series. Can't wait to read the next!
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DaUgh More than 1 year ago
very impressed with the plot and the world. the story telling was well done also.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A few editorial corrections needed to this e-book, but otherwise thoroughly delightful.
Gina04 More than 1 year ago
I have to say the title fooled me a little. I didnt read where it was going to be a steampunk kind of read but then again I like to try new things and this was really something new for me. It gave a good mental picture of what Victorian Steampunk might have looked like back in the day. I have to admit that it was a very interesting story with twist and turns I didnt see coming. For someone who thought that they wouldnt like steampunk it held my interest very good.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the banter between Simon and Luther! Their interactions were hilarious. This isn't my favorite style/type of book so I had to power thru it, but overall it was well written, I loved the main characters and it had a slight mystery to it. I believe it had a bit of steam punk in it as well...