Twist is endearing as an introvert who would rather be in his shop fixing his clocks and dreaming of the clockwork princess than anywhere else. The princess is a figure from his childhood fairy tales, but what if she is real somewhere? Then a visitor comes to collect Twist and take him on a fantastic adventure aboard an airship to locate the long-missing clockwork princess. How can Twist refuse?
These are complex characters in an action-packed story. I read it in one long sitting! Book Two: Trick comes out in January 2014, and I can hardly wait to read it!