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The Dark Unwinding

by Sharon Cameron

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When Katharine Tulman's inheritance is called into question by the rumor that her eccentric uncle is squandering away the family fortune, she is sent to his estate to have him committed to an asylum. But instead of a lunatic, Katharine discovers a genius inventor with his own set of rules, who employs a village of nine hundred people rescued from the workhouses of London.

Katharine is now torn between protecting her own inheritance and preserving the peculiar community she grows to care for deeply. And her choices are made even more complicated by a handsome apprentice, a secretive student, and fears for her own sanity.

As the mysteries of the estate begin to unravel, it is clear that not only is her uncle's world at stake, but also the state of England as Katharine knows it. With twists and turns at every corner, this heart-racing adventure will captivate readers with its intrigue, thrills, and romance.

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"By turns funny and poignant, this period mystery is a thoroughgoing delight." - Kirkus

"Cameron has produced a ripping good read with all the drama, intrigue, and romance of a Victorian pot-boiler with mystery, suspense, and hints of the supernatural thrown in for good measure." - VOYA

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Sharon Cameron

Sharon Cameron was awarded the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators’ Sue Alexander Award for Most Promising New Work for The Dark Unwinding. It is Sharon’s debut novel. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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