Magic Under Glass Author:Jaclyn Dolamore Nimira is a music-hall girl used to singing for pennies. So when wealthy young sorcerer Hollin Parry hires her to perform with a piano-playing automaton, Nimira believes it will be the start of a better life. But when she arrives at Parry's estate, it is not the glittering world she expects. Instead, unsettling rumors begin to swirl about a madw... more »oman roaming the halls at night, and Nimira suspects that Parry is keeping secrets, even while he proclaims to be falling in love with her.
And then there is the automaton itself, a mechanical man so realistically crafted it hardly seems possible that he isn't alive...or is he? As Nimira begins to rehearse with him, she senses something stirring beneath his handsome features. Is he haunted, as the servants claim, or is there something more to it? What Nimira finds will put the fate of the entire magical world in danger-and ultimately force her to choose between a man she cannot have and a man she does not love.
For fans of Libba Bray and Charlotte Bronte, this is a mesmerizing novel of deception, magic, and true love that will leave readers hungering for more.« less