Agent Augustus Elsworth is a Seeker of the Arcane Unknown, mechanic, pilot and thief… or so he believes. When he is caught trying to steal a magic artifact from the ruthless mobster Charles Patrick, he is offered a choice: buy it outright, or forget about his mission. In order to win the money, the young mechanic decides to enter the Cliffside Aeroprix, the most dangerous air race in the world. Can Augustus win the race, or even survive it?
“Maiden Flight of the Avenger is a rattling yarn, held together with steam, pistons and beauty.” — Philippa Ballantine, Author of "Geist"
"A gripping story that lays down the groundwork for the incredible universe of The Gearheart." — Tee Morris, Author of "Phoenix Rising"
|Realism:||Fantasy world where magic is prevalent|
Styles & Themes
|Humor:||Moments of levity|
|Inspires Reader to Feel:||Uneasy/Tense|
|Mysteries & Puzzles:||Significant mystery(ies) are core to driving the story|
|Physical Action:||Frequent action, driven by threat to safety or life by antagonist(s)|
|Political/Social Commentary:||Politics irrelevant to story|
|Romance:||Minor romance, not a significant story driver|