Masks and Shadows by Stephanie Burgis

By Stephanie Burgis

The 12 months is 1779, and Carlo Morelli, the main popular castrato singer in Europe, has been invited as an commemorated visitor to Eszterháza Palace. With Carlo in Prince Nikolaus Esterházy's carriage, trip a Prussian secret agent and probably the most infamous alchemists within the Habsburg Empire. Already at Eszterháza is Charlotte von Steinbeck, the very right sister of Prince Nikolaus's mistress. Charlotte has retreated to the nation-state to mourn her husband's loss of life. Now, she needs to triumph over the ingrained ideas of her society so that it will discover the damaging secrets and techniques lurking in the palace's golden partitions. tune, magic, and blackmail mingle in a plot to assassinate the Habsburg Emperor and Empress--a plot that could purely be stopped if Carlo and Charlotte can see during the mask worn by means of everybody they meet.

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