The Brass Queen

Narrated by Michelle Babb
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Pub Date 12 Jan 2021 | Archive Date 18 Jun 2022
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Description

By day, Constance Haltwhistle is a lady in possession of a fortune, very much in need of a noble husband. By night, she’s the “Brass Queen,” inventor of Victorian England’s finest weapons. With the thoroughly unsuitable and frustrating US spy J.F. Trusdale by her side, she sets out to find both a husband and a stolen invisibility serum to save her estate, and the world, in just three days.

By day, Constance Haltwhistle is a lady in possession of a fortune, very much in need of a noble husband. By night, she’s the “Brass Queen,” inventor of Victorian England’s finest weapons. With the...


Advance Praise

2021 Foreword INDIES Finalist

2022 Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist

“A fun, frothy blend of fantasy and romance . . . Fans of humorous fantasy and headstrong heroines will be delighted. ”
Publishers Weekly

The Brass Queen thrills from the first page and doesn’t let up. Razor-sharp wit and immaculate worldbuilding make this debut one to savor. . . . Chatsworth, with a bold and ebullient voice, has created a genre blockbuster. ”
—Leanna Renee Hieber, award-winning, bestselling author of Strangely Beautiful and The Spectral City

“A bright new talent, Elizabeth Chatsworth infuses her writing with humor, charm, and adventure. Themes of acceptance, friendship, justice, and personal strength weave themselves effortlessly through her narrative. I can’t wait to read more. ”
—Rebecca Moesta, New York Times bestselling author and award-winning coauthor of the Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights series

“Rollicking fun and sharp as a brass tack, this book is everything steampunk should be. ”
—Cat Rambo, Nebula Award winner

“Chatsworth builds an intriguing alternate world, filled with sharply amusing dialog and lively characters. VERDICT A delightful gaslamp fantasy that will please readers of Gail Carriger and Kate Locke. ”
Library Journal

“With a satisfying bite, this steampunk venture includes an insightful twist on the British Empire, making frequent nods to Queen Victoria's bloodthirstiness and the era's inequitable treatment of women. Best of all, Constance stays center stage: a feisty, lovable heroine who is capable of rescuing herself, thank you very much. ”
Foreword Reviews

“Lush, exciting, and endlessly inventive, THE BRASS QUEEN is a grand adventure of manners and espionage - perfect for readers who like a little magic in their retro science escapades. ”
—Cherie Priest, Award-Winning Author of Boneshaker

2021 Foreword INDIES Finalist

2022 Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist

“A fun, frothy blend of fantasy and romance . . . Fans of humorous fantasy and headstrong heroines will be delighted. ”
Publishers...


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EDITION Audiobook, Unabridged
ISBN 9780744300130
PRICE $24.95 (USD)
DURATION 13 Hours, 38 Minutes

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