Blood and Iron: A Novel of the Promethean Age (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jun 3, 2008 - Fiction - 448 pages
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She is known as Seeker. Spellbound by the Faerie Queen, she has abducted human children for her mistress’s pleasure for what seems like an eternity, unable to free herself from servitude and reclaim her own humanity.

Seeker’s latest prey is a Merlin. Named after the legendary wizard of Camelot, Merlins are not simply those who wield magic––they are magic. Now, with the Prometheus Club’s agents and rivals from Faerie both vying for the favor of this being of limitless magic to tip the balance of power, Seeker must persuade the Merlin to join her cause—or else risk losing something even more precious and more important to her than the fate of humankind....


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Review: Blood and Iron (Promethean Age #1)

User Review  - D. McAtee - Goodreads

This was a wonderful story and a remarkably skillful blending of Shakespearean, Arthurian, and Faerie myths. The pace of the book was a little trying at times for me, with the first third of the book ... Read full review

Review: Blood and Iron (Promethean Age #1)

User Review  - Ferus - Goodreads

Absolutely fantastic, the only reason I put this down was because I had to sleep or go to work. Read full review


Chapter Three
Chapter Five
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Nineteen
Chapter Twentyone
Chapter Twentythree
Chapter Twentyfour
Chapter Twentysix
Chapter Twentyseven

Chapter Fourteen

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About the author (2008)

After spending six years in the Mojave desert, Elizabeth Bear attended the University of Connecticut, where she studied anthropology and English literature.

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