Kate McIntyre The Deathsniffer's Assistant PDF

Kate McIntyre The Deathsniffer's Assistant PDF

The Deathsniffer's Assistant

The Deathsniffer s Assistant is a fantasy novel with a unique pseudo Edwardian setting and a murder mystery twist What s not to love about floating castles, eccentric lady detectives, and a protagonist who judges everyone by the quality of their shoes After losing his parents in the Floating Castle Incident, the sensitive and mannered Chris Buckley has spent six years rai The Deathsniffer s Assistant is a fantasy novel with a unique pseudo Edwardian setting and a murder mystery twist What s not to love about floating castles, eccentric lady detectives, and a protagonist who judges everyone by the quality of their shoes After losing his parents in the Floating Castle Incident, the sensitive and mannered Chris Buckley has spent six years raising his magically talented little sister, Rosemary They have been living on the savings that his once wealthy family left behind That money is drying up, and Chris finds himself with no choice but to seek out work in Darrington City as it spirals into a depression The only employer willing to consider his empty r sum is O Faraday, the manic Deathsniffer Faraday s special magical gift is a heightened intuition which is invaluable in hunting down murderers.When a Duchess calls on Olivia to solve the mystery of her dead husband, Chris finds himself tangled in Faraday s daily life and unable to extract himself from the macabre questions of the investigation His involvement grows complicated as political forces close around Rosemary They only see her as a tool that can be used to end the depression at the cost of her freedom or even her life Chris must juggle the question of who killed Viktor val Daren with the responsibility of keeping Rosemary and her magic safe from those who would use her up and toss her aside Worst of all, he begins to learn that the national disaster that took his parents lives may not have been the accident it seemed.Set in a world very similar to 1900s London, The Deathsniffer s Assistant combines the investigative murder mystery with a tale of personal and societal redemption It is about the relationships between broken people who clash often than not, but manage to shape and learn from one another in spite of this The story is told from the perspective of Christopher Buckley, young and impressionable and influenced by the prejudices of his time, as he finds himself surrounded by a cast of exceptional women whose differing characters will slowly reconstruct his understanding of strength in others and in himself

Title : The Deathsniffer's Assistant
Author :  Kate McIntyre
Language : English
Isbn : 1620079097
Format : Paperback
Pages : 424 pages

Rating: 4.6

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