HER SKY COWBOY
In this first in her new steampunk series, Ciotta brings us into a world where science and inventions abound within the Victorian era. Masterfully written, with an intriguing plot and a sassy, strong and intelligent heroine at its center. Add to that a heroic cowboy love interest and a supporting cast of distinctive characters, and this story is one fanciful, flying adventure.
When her beloved inventor father dies suddenly in an explosion, Amelia Darcy and her brothers set off on a mission to discover an invention that will help save their family fortune. This quest leads her on a flying expedition to Italy. En route, she crashes into the airship of Tucker Gentry with her kite cycle. Tucker, an ex-Air Marshal, ends up accompanying Amelia to Italy. Along the way they deal with an evil sky pirate, political unrest — and their deepening attraction to each other. (SIGNET ECLIPSE, Nov., 352 pp, $7.99)