Hmm, this description is what caught my attention first. Well, along with the fact that it's steampunk and clockwork. Yes, I do love this twist to stories - a different way to project magic, with machinary. I do enjoy it.
Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn
By: Danielle Ackley-McPhail & Day Al-Mohamed
Due Out: May 26, 2014Description:
Come, Best Beloved, and sit you by my feet. I shall tell you a tale such as sister Scheherazade could have scarce imagined…
there is nothing at all…except secrets. A band of thieves wish such secrets to
, far from his desert home,
Ali bin-Massoud serves as apprentice to the famed Charles Babbage. One night a
mysterious box is delivered by a clockwork falcon and Ali’s world is never the
same again. Heartache, danger, and thieves mark his journey as Ali is summoned home
at the death of his father. England
It will take faith, knowledge, and yes, love to realize his destiny, and more than a little skill with steam-driven technology. Can he unravel the mystery of the puzzle box and the clockwork djinn before it is too late? An ancient legacy and Ali's very life depend on his success.
Hear you the tale of Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn.
It's a remix with a twist of clockworks. I have been enjoying these and look forward to this one as well.
The cover has a water-painting feel. It works with the feel of old tale from the story.