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Monstrous Design - Battalion of the Dead series (Hardback)
  • Monstrous Design - Battalion of the Dead series (Hardback)

Monstrous Design - Battalion of the Dead series (Hardback)

Hardback 432 Pages
Published: 10/06/2021

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With swashbuckling, super-fast paced action and own voices queer romance, The Battalion of the Dead return in a dazzling new adventure, set amid the opulence and squalor of 18th-century London and Paris.
1794, London: where luxury and squalor rub shoulders and men of science conspire to raise the dead and make monsters.

From the glamorous excesses of the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens to the city's seedy underbelly, Camille continues her search for Olympe de l'Aubespine – the girl born of magic and mayhem.

But with half the battalion trapped in Paris and a new enemy lying in wait in London, time is running out. Camille must decide how much she's willing to risk. To get what you want, how far is too far?

Perfect for fans of Netflix's Shadow and Bone series.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781789543681
Number of pages: 432
Dimensions: 210 x 130 mm

The action is swashbuckling, the characters believable and you will very quickly find yourself so immersed that you will be back in 1794, in the midst of the panic, the danger and the action, in the blink of an eye. Not only is there action but we have thrilling adventure and must be prepared for opulence and squalor too, this is a no-holes-barred read, gritty and exciting The plot is tight and totally believable, the characters are strong... This is YA at its best. I'm off to buy the first instalment of what's going to be a very popular series. Recommended' Dunn is capable of creating a wonderful sense of tension and mystery... My 15-year-old self would have loved it whole-heartedly' The Battalion of the Dead series has everything you could want from an historical YA fantasy: adventure, opulence, lies, science, magic and a captivating band of rebellious characters at its heart Dashing young heroines and a strong LGBTQ voice

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Dan - Clifton, Bristol.

“Divided hearts play deadly games.”

1794, London.
Camille and Al are hunting for Olympe after she was kidnapped right from under their noses...
From the glittering decadence and excesses of the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens to the city’s unsightly, grotty... More

“Revolution meets fantasy in this YA adventure”

Thanks to #netgalley for a copy of this ebook. The second in this trilogy sees the Battalion of the Dead separated. Ada and Guil remain in an unsettled Paris in which the revolution looks set to collapse. At the... More

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Lizzie | @littlehux

“A successful rollicking sequel for the Battalion of disaster babies”

So, Dangerous Remedy was one of my favourite books of last year (though actually I think I read it in 2019 so one of my faves of both years). And second books are like notoriously difficult beasts, so I was really... More

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