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Legacy of the Clockwork Key

Legacy of the Clockwork Key

A orphaned sixteen-year-old servant in Victorian England finds love while unraveling the secrets of a mysterious society of inventors and their most dangerous creation.

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ISBN 9781442440265
Barcode 9781442440265
Published 1 August 2013 by Simon & Schuster
Format Hardback, Reprint
Alternate Format(s) View All (2 other possible title(s) available)
Author(s) By Bailey, Kristin
Series The Secret Order (part: 1)
Availability Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks

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ISBN-13 9781442440265
ISBN-10 1442440260
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Imprint Simon Pulse
Publication Date 1 August 2013
International Publication Date 5 March 2013
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback, Reprint
Edition Reprint
Author(s) By Bailey, Kristin
Series The Secret Order (part: 1)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Personal Awareness & Social Issues
Teenage Romance
Crime & Mystery
Number of Pages 416
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 210mm
Spine: 38mm
Weight 494g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Science fiction, Love stories, Secret societies, Orphans, Love
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 317387

Description of this Book

A teen girl unravels the mysteries of a secret society and their most dangerous invention in this adventure-swept romance set in Victorian London.When a fire consumes Meg's home, killing her parents and destroying both her fortune and her future, all she has left is the tarnished pocket watch she rescued from the ashes. But this is no ordinary timepiece. The clock turns out to be a mechanical key--a key that only Meg can use--that unlocks a series of deadly secrets and intricate clues that Meg is compelled to follow. Meg has uncovered evidence of an elite secret society and a dangerous invention that some will stop at nothing to protect--and that Meg alone can destroy. Together with the handsome stable hand she barely knows but hopes she can trust, Meg is swept into a hidden world of deception, betrayal, and revenge. The clockwork key has unlocked her destiny in this captivating start to a trilogy.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for Keystone to Reading Book Award (High School) 2015

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Author's Bio

Kristin Bailey grew up in the middle of the San Joaquin Valley in California. In the course of her adventures, she has worked as a zookeeper, a balloon artist, and a substitute teacher. Now, in addition to an author, she is a military wife and the mother of two children and several very spoiled pets. Find out more at KristinBailey.com.

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