<h2>With swashbuckling, super-fast paced action and own voices queer romance, The Battalion of the Dead return in a dazzling new adventure, set amid the opulence and squalor of 18th-century London and Paris.</h2><p>1794, London: where luxury and squalor rub shoulders and men of science conspire to raise the dead and make monsters.</p><p>From the glamorous excesses of the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens to the city's seedy underbelly, Camille continues her search for Olympe de l'Aubespine – the girl born of magic and mayhem.</p><p>But with half the battalion trapped in Paris and a new enemy lying in wait in London, time is running out. Camille must decide how much she's willing to risk. To get what you want, how far is too far?</p><p>Perfect for fans of Netflix's Shadow and Bone series.</p>
<p>The French Revolution is on the brink of collapse and dangerous forces are poised to fill the vacuum. Can the Battalion survive to keep evil at bay?</p>
'The action is swashbuckling, the characters believable and you will very quickly find yourself so immersed that you will be back in 1794, in the midst of the panic, the danger and the action, in the blink of an eye. Not only is there action but we have thrilling adventure and must be prepared for opulence and squalor too, this is a no-holes-barred read, gritty and exciting'
<b>PRAISE FOR <i>DANGEROUS REMEDY</i></b>: <br />
'Lashings of lust, love, sacrifice, betrayal and horror' Melinda Salisbury, author of <i>Hold Back the Tide</i>. <br />
'An intelligent, lush and rollicking opener to what promises to be your new YA obsession. Vivid, dark, and complex – I fell under <i>Dangerous Remedy</i>’s spell from the very first page' Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of <i>The Deathless Girls</i>. <br />
'Kat Dunn's captivating debut ... is part steampunk adventure, part historical thriller ... An enthralling, fast-paced adventure with a cast of likeable characters; Camille's relationship with her lover Ada is particularly well drawn. There's a neat denouement and the promise of sequels' <i>Guardian</i>. <br />
'The characters are well drawn and each one feels fully fleshed-out ... so while this adventure is complete in itself, you'll look forward to the next in the series' <i>SFX Magazine</i>. <br />
'A gripping adventure of daring escapades and dazzling set-piece scenes. Between these pages you'll find heart-pounding romance, wit, trickery, danger and a uniquely brilliant kind of magic'
Kesia Lupo, author of We Are Bound by Stars
<p><i>Bridgerton</i> commercial, historical adventure with a fantastical twist from a bright new talent.</p>
<p>Second in trilogy for YA Fantasy and Historical Romance readers. First book <i>Dangerous Remedy</i> longlisted for Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2021.</p>
<p>Author well-connected and active in the YA community and on social media.</p>
<p>CBMC code: E3F79</p>
<p>MARKET: Leigh Bardugo; Gita Trelease; Holly Black; Cassandra Clare. </p>