Dec 21, 2015

Beautiful new cover for COGLING by @JayliaDarkness, a YA Steampunk novel

A Steampunk Fairy Tale for Young Adults 
who love a little Romance in their Adventures

When fifteen-year-old Edna Mather tears an expensive and unfamiliar pocket watch off her little brother's neck, he crumbles into a pile of cogs right before her eyes. Horrified, Edna flees for help, but encounters Ike, a thief who attempts to steal the watch before he realizes what it is: a device to power Coglings—clockwork changelings left in place of stolen children who have been forced to work in factories.

Desperate to rescue her brother, Edna sets off across the kingdom to the hags' swamp, with Ike in tow. There, they learn Coglings are also replacing nobility so the hags can stage a rebellion and rule over humanity. Edna and Ike must stop the revolt, but the populace believes hags are helpful godmothers and healers. No one wants to believe a lowly servant and a thief, especially when Ike has secrets that label them both as traitors.

Together, Edna and Ike must make the kingdom trust them or stop the hags themselves, even if Ike is forced to embrace his dark heritage and Edna must surrender her family.

Publisher: Curiosity Quills
Genre: YA Steampunk
Publication Date: Janurary 25, 2016

Jordan Elizabeth Mierek lives in a dream world. Sometimes she comes out to do her day job, but most of the time she is writing about her favorite people – her characters! COGLING is her fourth book. Her previous steampunk series, the Treasure Chronicles, include TREASURE DARKLY and BORN OF TREASURE. Her debut novel, ESCAPE FROM WITCHWOOD HOLLOW, is a young adult fantasy-horror. You can find her short stories in numerous anthologies. Check out her website,, for contests and bonus stories!

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