Clementine

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Subterranean Press, 2011 - Fiction - 204 pages
43 Reviews
Maria Isabella Boyd's success as a Confederate spy has made her too famous for further espionage work, and now her employment options are slim. Exiled, widowed, and on the brink of poverty...she reluctantly goes to work for the Pinkerton National Detective Agency in Chicago. Adding insult to injury, her first big assignment is commissioned by the Union Army. In short, a federally sponsored transport dirigible is being violently pursued across the Rockies and Uncle Sam isn't pleased. The Clementine is carrying a top secret load of military essentials-essentials which must be delivered to Louisville, Kentucky, without delay. Intelligence suggests that the unrelenting pursuer is a runaway slave who's been wanted by authorities on both sides of the Mason-Dixon for fifteen years. In that time, Captain Croggon Beauregard Hainey has felonied his way back and forth across the continent, leaving a trail of broken banks, stolen war machines, and illegally distributed weaponry from sea to shining sea. And now it's Maria's job to go get him. He's dangerous quarry and she's a dangerous woman, but when forces conspire against them both, they take a chance and form an alliance. She joins his crew, and he uses her connections. She follows his orders. He takes her advice. And somebody, somewhere, is going to rue the day he crossed either one of them.

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Review: Clementine (The Clockwork Century #1.1)

User Review  - Josh - Goodreads

It was a good book with two engaging protagonists. It's a short book so there's not much that's superfluous. It was a nice expansion of the world from the previous book which kept to Seattle. I plan on keeping exploring this interesting universe. Read full review

Review: Clementine (The Clockwork Century #1.1)

User Review  - Kzee Mikols - Goodreads

Not as good as Boneshaker but I'm glad I finally read it. It takes awhile to get going in the beginning and by the end it was good. I kept hoping zombies would show up but no cigar. Worth reading if you like Cherie Priest Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Cherie Priest recently moved to Seattle, Washington, after spending most of her life in the southern US.

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