You may have come across this amazing book and it's super cool cover online, but we couldn't resist sharing it with everyone!
Take a look at Stormdancer!
Release Date: 21 August, 2012
Publlisher: Pan MacMillan Australia
A DYING LAND
The Shima Imperium is verging on the brink of environmental collapse; decimated by
clockwork industrialization and the machine-worshippers of the Lotus Guild. The skies are red as blood, land choked with toxic pollution, wildlife ravaged by mass extinctions.
AN IMPOSSIBLE QUEST
The hunters of the imperial court are charged by their Shōgun to capture a thunder tiger – a
legendary beast, half-eagle, half-tiger. But any fool knows thunder tigers have been extinct for more than a century, and the price of failing the Shōgun is death.
A SIXTEEN YEAR OLD GIRL
Yukiko is a child of the Fox clan, possessed of a hidden gift that would see her executed by the Lotus Guild. Accompanying her father on the Shōgun’s hunt, she finds herself stranded: a young woman alone in Shima’s last wilderness, with only a furious, crippled thunder tiger for company. Even though she can hear his thoughts, even though she saved his life, all she knows for certain is he’d rather see her dead than help her.
But together, the pair will form an indomitable friendship, and rise to challenge the might of
Haven't read many steampunk books in the past, but the combination of steampunk and fantasy has us dying to get our hands on this book. And with a cover like that, who could resist? Can't wait to read Stormdancer.
Kerrie and Kim