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Brother's Ruin

(2017)
(The first book in the Industrial Magic series)
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The year is 1850 and Great Britain is flourishing, thanks to the Royal Society of the Esoteric Arts. When a new mage is discovered, Royal Society elites descend like buzzards to snatch up a new apprentice. Talented mages are bought from their families at a tremendous price, while weak mages are snapped up for a pittance. For a lower middle class family like the Gunns, the loss of a son can be disastrous, so when seemingly magical incidents begin cropping up at home, they fear for their Ben's life and their own livelihoods.

But Benjamin Gunn isn't a talented mage. His sister Charlotte is, and to prevent her brother from being imprisoned for false reporting she combines her powers with his to make him seem a better prospect.

When she discovers a nefarious plot by the sinister Doctor Ledbetter, Charlotte must use all her cunning and guile to protect her family, her secret and her city.

Brother's Ruin is the first in a new gaslamp fantasy series by Emma Newman.

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Praise for this book

"A gripping story full of charm and adventure." - Gail Carriger


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Used availability for Emma Newman's Brother's Ruin

Paperback Editions

March 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: BROTHER'S RUIN (Industrial Magic)
Author(s): Emma Newman
ISBN: 0-7653-9396-4 / 978-0-7653-9396-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor.com
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

March 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Brother's Ruin (Industrial Magic Book 1)
Author(s): Emma Newman
Publisher: Tor.com
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU