About the Book :
I turned to Genevieve, and my jaw dropped. She was struggling in the arms of a great Beast. The creatures head was snake-like, its tongue long and forked, a single eye, slit-pupilled, in the centre of its forehead. It opened its great mouth as if it meant to swallow her aliveIn 1912, when Nathaniel Brown, an agent with the Morningstar Agency, boards the Titanic, his mission is simple: he must prevent the Eye of Empire, a stolen jewel with untold powers, from reaching America. Nathaniel is a young man of many talentshe can speak to animals, and he has incredibly sharp senses and the skills of many Jungle creatures. But between him and the jewel stands guard the burning-eyed and inhumanly strong Bavarian; and on his trail are the Parloks, horrific Beasts prepared to tear him to shreds in their quest for the Eye.With the help of Genevieve, a distractingly beautiful Morningstar agent with a mysterious past and an assortment of ingenious gadgets, Nathaniel must overcome all obstacles and complete his mission. For, the fate of the world hangs in balance.
About the Author :
Samit Basu is a writer of books, films and comics. His first novel, The Simoqin Prophecies (2003), was the first book in the bestselling Gameworld Trilogy and marked the beginning of Indian English fantasy writing; he has also written the international award-winning superhero novel Turbulence, and the recently published graphic novel Local Monsters. Forthcoming from Red Turtle are books in The Adventures of Stoob series, and the next book in The Morningstar Agency seriesSamit was born in Calcutta, educated in Calcutta and London, and currently divides his time between Delhi and Mumbai. He can be found on Twitter (@samitbasu), and at samitbasu.com.