Release Date: November 10, 2015
Publisher: Harper Voyager Impulse
Source: Publisher via Edelweiss
From the author of The Clockwork Dagger comes an exciting novella set in the same world…
After being rescued by Octavia Leander from the slums of Caskentia, Rivka Stout is adjusting to her new life in Tamarania. But it’s hard for a blossoming machinist like herself to fit in with proper society, and she’d much rather be tinkering with her tools than at a hoity-toity party any day.
When Rivka stumbles into a laboratory run by the powerful Balthazar Cody, she also discovers a sinister plot involving chimera gremlins and the violent Arena game Warriors. The innocent creatures will end up hurt, or worse, if Rivka doesn’t find a way to stop Mr. Cody. And to do that means she will have to rely on some unexpected new friends.
I'm not sure if Beth Cato is planning to write more books featuring Octavia, if that story arc is dry, I think Rivka would make for a great spin-off lead. WINGS OF SORROW AND BONE will be a great prequel to a new series set in the same world if BCato feels like it.
On another note, this and the other The Clockwork Dagger Duology novellas, The Deepest Poison and Final Flight, are included in the omnibus, Deep Roots: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo