Mysteries of Cove

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 190 ratings

Fires of Invention Publisher's Summary

Trenton Colman is exceptionally creative, with a knack for all things mechanical. But his talents are viewed with suspicion in Cove, a steam-powered city built inside a mountain. In Cove, creativity is a crime, and invention is a curse word.

Kallista Babbage is a repair technician and daughter of the notorious Leo Babbage, who died in an explosion - an event the leaders of Cove point to as an example of the danger of creativity.

Working together, Trenton and Kallista learn that Leo Babbage was developing a secret project before he perished. Following clues he left behind, they begin to assemble a strange machine that is unlike anything they've ever seen before. They soon discover that what they are building may threaten every truth their city is founded on - and quite possibly their very lives.

©2015 J. Scott Savage (P)2015 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Fires of Invention

    • The Mysteries of Cove, Book 1
    • By: J. Scott Savage
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    Trenton Colman is exceptionally creative, with a knack for all things mechanical. But his talents are viewed with suspicion in Cove, a steam-powered city built inside a mountain. In Cove, creativity is a crime, and invention is a curse word.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Enjoyable

    • By S. Johnson on 12-21-16

    Regular price: $24.47

  • Book 2

    • Gears of Revolution

    • The Mysteries of Cove Series, Book 2
    • By: J. Scott Savage
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 57

    After finding a compass and clues left by Kallista's father, Leo Babbage, Trenton and Kallista head west aboard their homemade mechanical dragon to search for the missing inventor. The two teenagers hope to find answers about their mountain city of Cove, but instead, they find only a blackened forest, ruined buildings, and a small underground city. Almost immediately, Trenton and Kallista get caught up in a civil war between a clan of scavengers called Whipjacks and the Order of the Beast.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good sequel Great narration

    • By S. Johnson on 12-26-16

    Regular price: $24.47

  • Book 3

    • Embers of Destruction

    • Mysteries of Cove, Book 3
    • By: J. Scott Savage
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 40

    Arriving in San Francisco and investigating the area in secret, the young riders are reunited with Kallista's father, Leo Babbage, who reveals that the humans in the city are working as slaves to the dragons, but that they don't want to be rescued - himself included. He says they are being protected by their new master: a huge, powerful white dragon who lives in an impenetrable tower fortress overlooking the city. Kallista is stunned by the news. Why would her father ever willingly want to work for dragons?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • what an awesome series

    • By Joanne P. on 10-10-17

    Regular price: $24.47