By Devon Monk
In steam age the USA, males, monsters, machines, and magic conflict to assert an analogous scrap of earth and sky. during this insanity, one guy struggles to maintain his humanity, his honor, and his hell-bent project intact...
Bounty hunter and lycanthrope Cedar Hunt vowed to trace down all seven items of the Holder—a unusual gadget in a position to lethal destruction. And, followed through witch Mae Lindson and the capricious Madder brothers, he units out to do exactly that. however the group is pressured to take safe haven within the frontier city of Des Moines, Iowa, whilst a glacial typhoon stops them of their tracks. the city, below mayor Killian Vosbrough, is governed with an iron fist—and laid low with the steely unusual, creatures that pour throughout the streets just like the unshuttered wind.
But Cedar quickly learns that Vosbrough is mining chilly copper for the cataclysmic turbines he’s production deep underneath Des Moines, bringing the hunt for the Holder to a halt. Chipping via ice, snow, and bone-chilling bewitchment to show a perilous plot, Cedar needs to cease Vosbrough and his scheme to rule the land and sky...
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