Image courtesy of publisher's website.
y Tarnished Knight single work   novel   romance   fantasy  
Is part of London Steampunk Series Bec McMaster 2012 series - author novel (number 1.5 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Tarnished Knight
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'After a vicious vampire attack left him struggling to leash the dark urges of the craving virus, John ‘Rip’ Doolan, thinks he’s finally starting to master the darkness within. The only thing that threatens to shatter his hard-won control is Esme, his closest friend and the only woman he’s ever wanted. If the stubborn beauty ever realised precisely what was going through his mind, their friendship would be ruined…

'For six months Esme has waited for Rip to recover and take her as his thrall, not daring to hope for more. Too afraid to put her heart on the line, she’s devastated when Rip reveals that he never had any intentions of making her his.

'But when a savage gang of Slashers start causing havoc in Whitechapel, Rip and Esme have no choice. They must face up to the depth of the passion that burns between them and forge a new relationship… or risk losing each other forever.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.


  • Steampunk Note: This story features many of the classic Victorian London settings of steampunk fiction, and the combination of anachronistic technology and fantastical elements further serve to place it within the style. Also notable is the representation of Victorian social life, particularly romance. Finally, the title of the series indicates it is a work written self-consciously within this textual field.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • California,
      United States of America (USA),
      Bec McMaster ,
      2013 .
      Printed/distributed by Smashwords
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 162pp.p.
      ISBN: 9781301577132
Alternative title: De sang et de glace
Language: French
    • Paris,
      Western Europe, Europe,
      J'ai Lu ,
      2015 .
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 136p.
      • Published November 18 2015
      ISBN: 9782290083772, 9782290083789
Last amended 12 Jan 2017 14:15:13
  • London,
    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1800-1899
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