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The Ruby Heart

(Slaves of the New World #2)

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Thomas, Mia and Ethan have finally discovered the long-lost rebellion airship Clara - only to learn that it cannot grant them their freedom, since none know how to fly the mighty ship.

A desperate search for a pilot follows but disaster strikes when Thomas falls into the clutches of their old tormentor, Lady Elisabeth; master of the Sand-Hog and lieutenant to the King. Yet
Published August 20th 2018 by Close-Up Books
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Escaped slaves, siblings Thomas and Mia had been travelling with Ethan when the sudden attack took them by surprise. When Thomas created a diversion, he hoped it had been enough for Mia and Ethan to escape – but he was captured and thrown into one of the cells on the Sand-Hog where Lady Elisabeth reigned supreme. He loathed the woman; had never wanted to sight her again – but here he was, her prisoner and Thomas had no idea what she wanted of him.

While Ethan and Mia followed their own path to
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I received this book from the author, in exchange for an honest review.

The two siblings Thomas and Mia we got to know in the previous book in this series, The Red Hourglass, continue on their path in search of freedom and of answers about their past. Set in a dystopian version of what I believe used to be Australia and is now a dry wasteland ruled by a dynasty of self-proclaimed kings, the Williams, the story is centered on Thomas and Mia, former slaves in king Williams' retinue, who have
Aug 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a great follow-up to "The Red Hourglass". It was very different from what I was expecting, I found many new original ideas and some unexpected twists.

Thomas and his sister Mia are seperated, so here we have two storylines. They think much about each other and how they can find each other again.

Thomas is captured again, which is depressing at first because escape seems impossible and he feels very uncomfortable with the steel surroundings in the sand-hog.
Much to his own disliking he is
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