Fever Quest (The Isabella Rockwell Trilogy) (Volume 2)

By Hannah Parry

A story of loyalty, betrayal... and the painful rate of doing the fitting thing.
Sixteen-year-old Isabella lives in nineteenth century India the place her father is lacking in motion. along with her street-urchin good friend Midge, she units out on a project to discover him, whereas supplying an essential malaria treatment at the approach. but if the 2 get stuck up within the malevolent plans of a diamond tycoon, everyone's destiny will depend on Isabella. she will in basic terms store her pal and the numerous ill who're in jeopardy if she will be able to locate the braveness to place others earlier than herself...
"A positive event tale that would make readers watch for the following instalment with bated breath."
Kirkus experiences, November 2015.
Praise for Winter's chew, publication I of the Isabella Rockwell Trilogy
"Parry's descriptions are as assorted as they're wealthy, from the scents of Abhaya's Indian therapeutic herbs to the sounds of London's bustling streets and the opulence within the British royalty. A big forged of fantastically constructed, memorable characters makes fixing the secret much more deliciously complicated, and readers might be guessing to the extraordinary end.
Imaginative and touching; like India, a glowing jewel within the crown."
Kirkus stories, January 2013.
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Definite, Papa-ji. My ayah, Abhaya, died of cholera and that i didn’t say see you later. My father additionally disappeared. i attempted to discover him, yet I simply made every thing worse. I don’t comprehend which one you could suggest. ” “Not your ayah. The Sahiba Abhaya is particularly on the subject of you. i will suppose her right here now. without doubt you’ve heard her communicate to you? ” Isabella considered whilst she’d felt breezes graze her cheek and but the leaves hadn’t moved. How in her moments of maximum want she’d heard Abhaya’s voice as sincerely as though Abhaya stood at the back of her. How the reminiscence of her had helped Isabella restart Princess Alix’s respiring while all Isabella’s efforts appeared futile. “Yes. I’ve heard her. ” “Well, then. this isn't approximately her. She has omitted, and is at peace with herself and also you. ” Isabella came across herself in tears. “No. This has to be your father. ” the cardboard the outdated guy held used to be a pale photograph of a knight in shining armour sporting a silver sword. “The Knight of Swords. A courageous and capable soldier. ” Isabella smiled and wiped her nostril at the hem of her sari. “Yes, he was once. ” “Indeed. Many brilliant features include this card, yet glance. See how he isn’t donning his helmet and his scabbard is unbuckled? ” Isabella squinted on the card. “Oh, convinced. ” “Though he's courageous, he's additionally silly. ” “No, he’s not,” Isabella stated hotly. “I don't say this to dissatisfied you. i'm simply telling you what the playing cards say. no matter what has occurred to him is because of his personal rash behaviour. ” “I wouldn’t find out about that,” Isabella stated stiffly. “I don’t even recognize if he’s alive. ” The punka-wallah leaned ahead and took a card from the pile in Isabella’s hand. “He continues to be alive. ” every one notice used to be like a heavy stone tossed in a deep pool. He paused and narrowed his eyes, his beaked nostril much more admired. “But you recognize this already. ” Isabella took a deep breath. “How are you aware? ” “I can see a letter. i think very chilly, the room is relocating and that i can odor the ocean. ” Isabella shivered. His description had taken her instantly again to the little blue cabin at the Mauritania the place she’d opened Prince Ernest’s letter, by no means imagining for a second what it could possibly include. “Yes. You’ve defined the place i discovered out he could be alive. Is there an opportunity i'd locate him? ” everything of her prayed she may listen a “yes” from the outdated man’s mouth. He checked out her and muttered to himself. Isabella hunched herself ahead. “What did you assert? ” “It’s no longer elementary. ” Isabella raised her eyes to heaven. Her trust in him used to be being stretched to its restrict. The punka-wallah stuck the glance. “With playing cards like those you can’t have the funds for to be flippant,” and he leaned over to Isabella and smacked her sharply at the hand. “Look, baby! examine this. The Tower, the Magician, Judgement and the King of cash. the single confident card i will be able to locate is the six of Cups, and that’s basically the following since you dropped it. ” The previous man’s tone held a harsh be aware of pleading. Isabella felt undesirable. She didn’t are looking to offend him. Taking the smirk from her face she acknowledged, “I’m sorry, Papa-ji. What else do you notice? ” “I see you wasting your means.

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