This book positively sparkles with snappy dialogue as if it were a 1940s romantic comedy…but with swords, talking badger people and a possibly demonic bird. ~Camestros Felapton
“…a fast-paced, touching, and all-around delightful story that’s just a wee bit too darkly cast to qualify as a romp.” ~Liz Bourke, Tor.com
Return to the world of Clockwork Boys in this all-new novel from T. Kingfisher!
Halla is a housekeeper who has suddenly inherited her great-uncle’s estate… and, unfortunately, his relatives. Sarkis is an immortal swordsman trapped in a prison of enchanted steel. When Halla draws the sword that imprisons him, Sarkis finds himself attempting to defend his new wielder against everything from bandits and roving inquisitors to her own in-laws… and the sword itself may prove to be the greatest threat of all…
Content Warning: violence, discussion of suicide, and sexual content