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The Alarna Affair by Ruth Lampi

The Alarna Affair is a story about trains, archaeology, tomb thieves, monsters, mysterious academics, and a winged apparition.

Set in the Victorian era of another world, The Alarna Affair introduces a unique family of archaeologists and their friends. They must contest with tomb thieves, a winged apparition, and the problem that not every evil from the ancient world conveniently died there. . . .

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THE ALARNA AFFAIR

Young Adventure

By G.S. Williams, author of No Man An Island

Sep 20, 2011: "The Alarna Affair" is part of the Blackfeather series, and if the rest of the series is anything like the first, it should be a reliably enjoyable experience. It’s a fantasy epic set in a world like our own Victorian Era, with trains and steam-power, but also with magic and intrigue.

Jon Gardner, 9, and his brother Tam, 13, are travelling from their home to visit a famed archaelologist, Professor Sheridan. Jon, it seems, is a precocious young genius, while Tam [more . . .]

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