That Inevitable Victorian Thing

Product Number: EB00693871
Released: Oct 03, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101994573
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Speculative fiction from the acclaimed bestselling author of Exit, Pursued by a Bear and Star Wars: Ahsoka. Victoria-Margaret is the crown princess of the empire, a direct descendent of Victoria I, the queen who changed the course of history. The imperial tradition of genetically arranged matchmaking will soon guide Margaret into a politically advantageous marriage. But before she does her duty, she'll have one summer of freedom and privacy in a far corner of empire. Posing as a commoner in Toronto, she meets Helena Marcus, daughter of one of the empire's greatest placement geneticists, and August Callaghan, the heir to a powerful shipping firm currently besieged by American pirates. In a summer of high-society debutante balls, politically charged tea parties, and romantic country dances, Margaret, Helena, and August discover they share an extraordinary bond and maybe a one-in-a-million chance to have what they want and to change the world in the process. Set in a near-future world where the British Empire was preserved not by the cost of blood and theft but by the effort of repatriation and promises kept, That Inevitable Victorian Thing is a surprising, romantic, and thought-provoking story of love, duty, and the small moments that can change people and the world. "This witty and romantic story is a must-read."-SLJ, starred review "Compelling and unique-there's nothing else like it."-Booklist, starred review. "[A] powerful and resonant story of compassion, love, and finding a way to fulfill obligations while maintaining one's identity."-PW, starred review

Author(s): E.K. Johnston
Original Publish Date: Oct 03, 2017

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Author(s): E.K. Johnston
Narrator(s): Katherine Kellgren
Product Number Z100122029
Released: Oct 03, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Listening Library
ISBN: #9780525493525

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