The Dark Discovery of Jack Dandy (The Steampunk Chronicles, Book 2.25)

By Kady Cross

Earlier than he makes his visual appeal within the woman with the Iron contact, Jack Dandy had an experience of his personal. find out how his activities set the plot in movement at the hours of darkness Discovery of Jack Dandy, a brief teaser tale from writer Kady Cross's Steampunk Chronicles.

Jack Dandy didn't develop into prince of the London underworld at slightly twenty-one by means of being softhearted, whether a definite woman in a metal corset has wormed her manner into his affections of past due. He is familiar with the right way to manage, attraction and rob humans blind. And if his legal actions embarrass his aristocratic father, lots the better.

So while a pal of Jack's father hires him for an underhanded task, Jack is excited to oblige--for an outrageous cost, in fact. offering a mysterious crate appears like a simple task--until Jack realizes simply what's inside...

Don't leave out the belief to Jack's escapade within the woman with the Iron contact via Kady pass, to be had now from Harlequin

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Identify your rate, Dandy. ” “Before i do know what I’m moving into? ” He chuckled. “I am now not a idiot, my lord. I went to Eton, you recognize. ” “Of direction i do know. You have been in school with my eldest. That’s how I got here to grasp of you. Fenton Hardwick. ” It used to be a surname that made the boy in him are looking to chuckle with laughter, yet Jack resisted temptation. He remembered Hardwick—annoying little prig, yet continually up for somewhat difficulty. They hadn’t been pals, even though. only a few boys desired to align themselves with a bastard. “Ah, certain. How is he? ” “He’s at the Continent with neighbors. ” the place Jack might most likely be had his mom and dad married. Jack’s smile was once fake. “Good for him. ” He took one other drink of espresso. “What am I to move, my lord? ” “A crate. ” The viscount gave him a slim look. “Though I’m tempted to inform you to visit the very satan and locate another individual. ” “As you would like, yet I’ve been to the satan, my lord. He despatched me again. ” He made to upward push. “Wait. ” Jack concealed his smile as he sat once again. He knew the outdated guy wouldn’t permit him go away. truthfully, if he wanted a cause to go away this could were it. Abernathy’s desperation must have warned him off. determined males weren't sturdy employers. yet Jack didn’t depart. “Yes? ” The viscount squirmed. In his brain, Jack had the bounder pinned like an insect on a demonstrate board. “I provide you with a thousand kilos to carry a crate to St. Pancras station. ” One thousand, eh? determined certainly. “Two thousand. ” “What? ” Abernathy’s face used to be red. used to be Jack approximately to witness a human head exploding? “That’s preposterous! ” Jack shrugged. “Find another person then. I’m convinced anyone in the market may do it for one thousand. ” The older man’s jaw clenched. “You aren't any gentleman, sir. ” “We already tested that, i think. ” Jack crossed his legs and reclaimed the scrumptious espresso he used to be now not but able to abandon. “Now, my lord, can we have a deal? ” Chapter 2 Two thousand kilos to select up a crate at the docks and shipping it to St. Pancras after which stroll away. It sounded too reliable to be precise. however it was once actual, simply because Jack had the 1st of the funds inside of his coat pocket. common sense demanded then that the placement used to be faraway from whatever remotely corresponding to strong. That attention floated round in his head, taking a few of the shine off his most recent inflow of wealth. He was once going to make the delivery—he saved his note, it doesn't matter what a bastard like Abernathy considered him. He’d need to be additional wary, use his most sensible males, yet he’d get the task performed and be all of the richer for it. As he instructed his carriage throughout the streets meandering towards Whitechapel, Jack questioned if Abernathy may inform his father that they’d met. probably now not, simply because his father could ask for information and the viscount wouldn’t are looking to supply himself away. nonetheless, Jack may fake. Damnation. He’d proposal extra of his father this present day than he had some time past years. This anger and bitterness have been of no profit except to maintain pushing him.

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