‘Mystery! Magic! Murder! . . . This book is a confection, both marvellous and light’ – Alix E. Harrow, author of The Ten Thousand Doors of January on A Marvellous LightKnives Out meets The Binding in this historical romp full of magic, romance and adventure.The most interesting things in Maud Blyth’s life have happened to her brother Robin, but she’s ready to join any cause, especially if it involves magical secrets that may threaten the whole of the British Isles. Bound for New York on the R.M.S. Lyric, she’s ready for an adventure.What she actually finds is a dead body, a disrespectful parrot, and a beautiful stranger in Violet Debenham, who is everything – a magician, an actress, a scandal – Maud has been trained to fear and has learned to desire. Surrounded by the open sea and a ship full of loathsome, aristocratic suspects, they must solve a murder and untangle a conspiracy that began generations before them.A Restless Truth by Freya Marske is the thrilling follow-up to A Marvellous Light.