1924. Aristocrat Eleanora Rosewood is in Shanghai on a search for a doomsday machine created by her late husband. With the help of troubled Russian sailor Sacha Valentin she faces intrigue and danger, spies and assassins, and a formidable lady gangster as she attempts to save the city from destruction.
The Mandrake Machine is book one in the Valentin & The Widow novella series. More
Set in 1924, The Mandrake Machine tells the tale of Eleanora Rosewood, an aristocratic young woman whose late husband was part of a secret cabal set on world domination.
Eleanora travels to Shanghai to prevent its destruction by a machine of her husband's devising. She hires a troubled young Russian named Sacha Valentin as her valet, and together they encounter a dashing secret agent, a seductive assassin and a formidable lady gangster.
Experience danger, intrigue, action and adventure in beautiful 1920s Shanghai.
Courageous women, dashing men, nefarious villains, and gallons of steaming hot tea!
The Mandrake Machine is the first in a series of thrilling action adventure novellas starring Valentin and the Widow.