By Stephen Hunt

Rise of the Iron Moon is the latest novel set in Stephen Hunt's fantastical steampunk universe

Born into captivity as a made from the Royal Breeding apartment, friendless orphan Purity Drake by surprise reveals herself at the run with a international vagrant after by accident killing considered one of her guards.

Her unusual rescuer claims he's at the run himself from negative forces who suggest to enslave the dominion of Jackals a lot as they conquered his personal country. Purity doubts his tale till reports of the negative military of Shadows, marching around the continent and sweeping all sooner than them.

Purity has felt little love for her nation yet realizes that the undesirable acts of a central authority long gone wrong aren't sufficient to sentence a complete people. 

There's extra to Purity than meets the attention. As Jackals girds itself for conflict opposed to a military of near-unkillable beasts serving an historical evil, it turns into transparent that the country's only wish is an odd little royalist woman and the final, determined plan of an escaped slave.

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