Cherie Priest

The air pirate Andan Cly goes directly. good, straighter. even supposing he is satisfied to run alcohol weapons anywhere the money's reliable, he does not imagine the realm wishes extra sap, or its more and more gruesome side-effects. yet turning into professional is less complicated stated than performed, and Cly's first felony gig―a offer run for the Seattle Underground―will be paid for via sap money.

New Orleans isn't really Cly's first decide for a buying run. He enjoyed the massive effortless as soon as, again while he additionally enjoyed a stunning mixed-race prostitute named Josephine Early―but that used to be a decade in the past, and he hasn't regarded again given that. Jo's nonetheless considering him, even though, or so he learns whilst he will get a telegram a couple of bizarre piloting task. it is a likelihood to accomplish profitable jobs straight away, one he cannot refuse. He sends his outdated paramour a observe and heads for brand spanking new Orleans, with out thought of what he is in for―or what she wishes him to fly.

But he will not be flying. no longer precisely. Hidden on the backside of Lake Pontchartrain lurks an unbelievable conflict computer, a tremendous submersible referred to as the Ganymede. This prototype may well finish the battle, if merely an individual had the faintest notion of ways to function it…. If merely they can sneak it prior the Southern forces on the mouth of the Mississippi River… If basically it hadn't killed lots of the males who'd ever set foot inside of it.

But it truly is these "if onlys" that may come to a decision even if Cly and his group will turn out within the historical past books, or on the backside of the ocean.

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