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Gwendolyn Clare

Biography

Gwendolyn Clare

Gwendolyn Clare earned her BA in ecology, BS in geophysics and a PhD in mycology. She is a New Englander transplanted to North Carolina where she cultivates a vegetable garden, tends a flock of backyard ducks and practices martial arts. INK, IRON, AND GLASS is her debut novel.

Gwendolyn Clare

Books by Gwendolyn Clare

by Gwendolyn Clare - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Science Fiction, Steampunk, Young Adult 13+

In an alternate 19th-century Italy, Elsa has an incredible gift: she can craft new worlds with precise lines of script written in books. But political extremists have stolen the most dangerous book ever scribed --- one that can rewrite the Earth itself. Now Elsa must track down the friend who betrayed her and recover the book before its destructive power is unleashed. Can she handle the secrets she’ll uncover along the way --- including the ones hiding in her own heart?

by Gwendolyn Clare - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Young Adult 13+

Elsa comes from a world that was written into creation by her mother, a noted scriptologist who uses science to craft entirely new worlds. But when her mother is kidnapped, Elsa is forced to cross into the real world and use her own scriptology gifts to find her. In an alternative Victorian Italy, Elsa finds a secret society of pazzerellones --- young people with a gift for mechanics, alchemy, or scriptology --- and meets Leo, a gorgeous mechanist with a smart mouth and tragic past. She recruits the help of these fellow geniuses just as an assassin arrives on their doorstep.