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Jayne Barnard: Maddie Hatter and the Gilded Gauge

A mysterious message from a midnight duelist sends fashion reporter Maddie Hatter to New York’s finest parasol dueling academy, where she foils a daring daylight kidnapping.

The grateful rescuee, only daughter of an American Steamlord, offers Maddie a job as her bodyguard. Soon both young ladies are up to their lace gloves in industrial intrigue and irrepressible street urchins.

Maddie’s clockwork bird faces danger too: hungry owls, curious inventors, even a clockwork foe that hides sneaky tricks behind its jewel-green eyes. From the mansions of Park Avenue to the Statue of Liberty, Maddie hunts a fearless spy and confronts an unexpected power from her past.

Join us for an evening of reading, refreshments, parasol dueling, and live music with special guests Hazel Grey.

RSVPs are appreciated but not required. or (403) 287-9557

Earlier Event: May 9
Book Club Night 2017
Later Event: May 11
Joanne Ginter: The Fifth Position