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Tea and Treachery - cover

Tea and Treachery

Cora Buhlert

Publisher: Pegasus Pulp Publishing

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Summary

Lady Violetta Chesterfield travels to the Kingdom of Dragomir on a mission. For her fiancé, Nicholas Blackstone, Captain of the airship Renegade, has been captured and sentenced to death as a pirate and spy. 
Violetta is determined to save her beloved from the gallows. Therefore, she arranges a meeting with Count Ostrowsky, prime minister of Dragomir, to beg for her fiancé's life. The Count agrees to meet with Violetta, even though he has no intention of letting Blackstone walk free. However, he has no idea to what lengths Violetta is willing to go to save the man she loves… 
This is a short Steampunk adventure of 4650 words or approx. 16 print pages.

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