A Darkling Plain by Philip Reeve – Book 4 of the Mortal Engines (or Predator Cities) quartet. Far in the future after civilisation was destroyed in the sixty minute war, and the earth became unstable traction cities were built to move and prey on each other. Over a thousand years later a war rages between those who follow Municipal Darwinism and those who choose to re colonise the bare earth.
Heartless by Gail Carriger – Book 4 of the Parasol Protectorate series sees our soulless heroine Alexia investigating a threat against Queen Victoria, and of course drinking many cups of tea. Set in a Victorian London where vampires and werewolves are integrated into society, I can’t tell you much about the plot without giving away details of the earlier books. The series is Soulless, Changeless, Blameless, Heartless and Timeless should be out this month or next
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