The Transatlantic Conspiracy by G. D. Falksen

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At the dawn of a reimagined 20th century, one girl must become the reluctant symbol of a new world.

The year is 1908. Seventeen-year-old Rosalind Wallace’s blissful stay in England with her best friend, Cecily de Vere, has come to an abrupt end. As a publicity stunt, her industrialist father has booked Rosalind on the maiden voyage of his fabulous Transatlantic Express, the world’s first railroad to travel under the sea—without asking. Rosalind is furious. But lucky for her, Cecily and her handsome older brother, Charles, volunteer to accompany her home.

Fun turns to worry when Charles disappears on the station platform. To Rosalind’s surprise, Cecily isn’t concerned about her brother. And when Cecily runs into an old friend onboard, another belle of the European aristocracy, she appears to forget about Charles altogether.

Then, deep under the Atlantic, Cecily and her housemaid, Doris, are found stabbed to death in their state room. Rosalind is now trapped on the train—where nothing is as it seems—in a deadly fight to clear herself of her friend’s murder and to thwart a sinister enemy whose ambitions she can only imagine.
 

About G. D. Falksen

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G. D. Falksen is an author, lecturer, and student of history. He has consulted for Disney, and is a voice actor for and co-writer of the animated film Hullabaloo and its accompanying educational series, Ask the Professor. He is the author of The Ouroboros Cycle series and several other works of fiction. He has been covered by The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Hartford Courant, Marie Claire Italia, Time Out New York, New York Magazine, and MTV.
Author Residence: Arlington, VA
Author Hometown: Arlington, VA
 
Published June 14, 2016 by Soho Teen. 241 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Gr 7 Up—In this fast-paced murder mystery, Rosalind Wallace and her friend Cecily are on an underwater transatlantic train's maiden voyage between Germany and the United States. Cecily's brother Charles disappears during boarding, and Cecily is found stabbed to death; Rosalind is the prime suspec...

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