Philomena Sparks and The Curse of the Big Ben by M.C. Olmo
Approx. 17,850 words.
Published on March 12, 2013.
Charles Dewhurst worked with his father at a tailoring shop in London during Victorian times. He was a perfectionist and a solitary young man who accidentally develops an innovative clock mechanism. Their business flourishes when Charles decides to use his discovery to develop an even greater invention, yet he must be wary of greed and jealousy around him. Will he go to extremes to protect it?