By Cherie Priest
The air pirate Andan Cly goes directly. good, straighter. even if he's chuffed to run alcohol weapons anyplace the money's strong, he doesn't imagine the realm wishes extra sap, or its more and more gruesome side-effects. yet turning into professional is less complicated acknowledged than performed, and Cly's first felony gig—a offer run for the Seattle Underground—will be paid for by means of sap money.
New Orleans isn't Cly's first decide for a procuring run. He enjoyed the large effortless as soon as, again while he additionally enjoyed a gorgeous mixed-race prostitute named Josephine Early—but that was once a decade in the past, and he hasn't appeared again on account that. Jo's nonetheless considering him, although, or so he learns while he will get a telegram a couple of bizarre piloting activity. It's an opportunity to accomplish profitable jobs straight away, one he can't refuse. He sends his previous paramour a be aware and heads for brand spanking new Orleans, with out concept of what he's in for—or what she desires him to fly.
But he won't be flying. no longer precisely. Hidden on the backside of Lake Pontchartrain lurks an incredible conflict laptop, a huge submersible known as the Ganymede. This prototype may perhaps finish the warfare, if purely somebody had the faintest inspiration of ways to function it.... If in simple terms they can sneak it prior the Southern forces on the mouth of the Mississippi River... If purely it hadn't killed lots of the males who'd ever set foot inside of it.
But it's these "if onlys" that may make a decision no matter if Cly and his staff will turn out within the historical past books, or on the backside of the sea.
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Father stood up, the rest of the congregation followed. Brother Timberly asked Lord God Jehovah to lead us in this time of peril. He asked Divine guidance for President McKinley. He asked the Lord's help for all our brave men on land and sea who now must fight for the preservation of this sacred, God-given land. He asked mercy for the souls of those who would fall in battle, and consolation and help in drying the tears of widows and orphans and of the fathers and mothers of our young heroes destined to die in battle.
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Ganymede (Clockwork Century, Book 3) by Cherie Priest