This Chick Read: Beauty and the Clockwork Beast by Nancy Campbell Allen

Beauty and the Clockwork Beast is a paranormal steampunk novel.  We are introduced to Lucy Pickett as she travels by dirigible to visit her newly married cousin Kate.  Kate was swept off her feet by the younger brother of the Lord of the Manor, and has written to Lucy about her mysterious illness.  Lucy, a botanist, rushes to her side.  What she finds is more than a mysterious illness.  She encounters a ghost who seems to be trying to deliver a message to her and an irritable, yet handsome Lord who needs her help.  This steampunk version of England where humans exist alongside mechanical beings, vampires and werewolves was fascinating, and the mystery well written.   Continue reading “This Chick Read: Beauty and the Clockwork Beast by Nancy Campbell Allen”

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