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Nadya Skylung and the Masked Kidnapper

(Nadya Skylung #2)

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In this middle-grade sequel to Nadya Skylung and the Cloudship Rescue , author Jeff Seymour and bestselling illustrator Brett Helquist deliver another breathtaking fantasy adventure, starring an extraordinary heroine and set in an unforgettable world where ships can fly.

Nadya Skylung paid a high price when she defeated the pirates on the cloudship Remora S
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Published June 25th 2019 by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
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Anita McDivitt Barrios
This is a sequel to the first book, Nadya Skylung and The Cloudship Rescue, which we enjoyed immensely and I reviewed leading up to Christmas last year.

When we last left Nadya, she'd lost her leg and her mentor, Mrs. T, to pirates who were kidnapping Skylungs, but it remained a mystery as to why.

Now the Orion cloudship lands in Far Agondy to deliver a baby leviathan to a wealthy client and Nadya finds a strange darkness hanging over the city and the Panpathia, the space between worlds that Skylu
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Teresa Edmunds
Nov 14, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Nadya and her friends must push on after the disastrous encounter with the pirates. Nadya has lost her leg, and it soon appears, she has lost her best friend, too. Little by little, Nadya musters the courage to go back to her old duties and help as much as she can to get their airship and crew back into shape. When they dock to take on supplies and make repairs, danger rears its ugly head again. Not everything is as it seems and Nadya must rely on friends both new and old to keep herself and the ...more
Diane Magras
This is a wonderful second book in a series that can easily stand on its own. Nadya Skylung starts this imaginative fantasy dealing with live in a cloud ship without most of one leg (spoiler: it was lost in a battle in the last book). It's hard, but she's not someone ever willing to slow down and brood, and that keeps her spirits up and focused, though it challenges her relationship with Pepper, her best friend. Always fast-paced, this story deals with the problems that two close friends will in ...more
Teresa Osgood
Aug 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
When the cloudship Orion limps into port, things don't get any easier. While a mysterious kidnapper invades Nadya's mind and his minions haunt her movements, she also has to worry about tensions among her friends, and get used to life without her missing leg. It's another hair-raising adventure for Nadya and the crew.
Chris
May 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
A steampunk fantasy with lots of action adventure overcoming evil, rescuing kidnapped children, and navigating the complicated world of friendship. This sequel can stand on its own.
H.W. Hoyt
I don't want to say anything bad, so I'll just not say anything. Not my sort of book.
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Barb Ashby
Sep 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this 2 book series very much. It's part adventure, part fantasy, and partly a story about loyalty and friendship.
Jeff Seymour
Jul 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
This book was *so* much fun to write. They all are, really, especially in the Nadyaverse. Here Nadya's back for a new adventure in Far Agondy, where she meets Tam's old mentor and adjusts to life as an amputee while uncovering the source of the kidnapping ring she tangled with in Cloudship Rescue, learning more about her mysterious past, and facing off against a dire threat to the whole world.

And on top of that, there's a hand-cranked recumbent bicycle chase scene, sneaky misty cable misadventu
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Jeff Seymour writes hopeful, heartfelt fantasy that blends modern characters with timeless plots and offers something new and fantastic on every page. His debut middle-grade novel, Nadya Skylung and the Cloudship Rescue, was a finalist for the 2019 Colorado Book Award in Juvenile Literature, and his epic fantasy Soulwoven got over a million reads while being featured on Wattpad. Over eight years a ...more

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