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Book 2 of the Alchemy Wars Trilogy
That was the name given by those who built and enslaved me. Now my bonds are broken, and I must flee.
But I will not run forever.
"Part 3 can't come too soon."
"Tregillis’s splendid sequel to The Mechanical is a vivid alternate history tale filled with action sequences, fascinating characters, and great worldbuilding."
"Tregillis continues to thrill with his daring alt-history story of robots in the New World… Thrilling action scenes and breakneck pacing will leave readers desperate for the next volume."
—Library Journal (starred review)
One of Amazon's Best Books of December!
One of Bookish's Top SFF reads of Winter 2015!
Interested in leasing your own Clakker? Peruse a lease.Want to know more about the Brasswork Throne's conquest of Europe? Read memoirs regarding the fall of London.
Book 1 of the Alchemy Wars TrilogyEnslaved in 1676. Released in 2015.
250 years have passed since the Dutch Empire conquered Europe with armies of tireless clockwork servitors known as Clakkers. But now three fates are linked: that of Jax, a century-old mechanical slave; of Berenice, cunning spymistress to the exiled King of France; and Visser, a Catholic spy living undercover in the heart of the Empire. Their struggles against the ruthless Clockmakers will shake the world.
Listed among Publisher Weekly's Top 10 SFF releases for Spring 2015!
Listed as one of the best SFF novels of March by the Washington Post!
"The Mechanical is as intricate and exquisite as the clockwork wonders it brings to life."
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"The first thing readers will say after finishing this splendid book is: 'Wow.' The second will probably be: 'When can I read the next one?' … This is a rousing SF/fantasy adventure, with a brilliantly imagined and beautifully rendered alternate world."
"An absolutely thrilling adventure story… Readers will be dying for the next entry in this new series."
Other critically acclaimed novels by Ian Tregillis:
Something More Than Night
A Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler inspired murder mystery set in Thomas Aquinas's vision of Heaven. It's a noir detective story starring fallen angels, the heavenly choir, nightclub stigmatics, dirty priests, swell dames, and the Voice of God.
"Superlatives seem superfluous. Instead… wow. Just— wow."
"A tour de force… Tregillis solidifies his place as a brilliant voice in the genre."
—RT Book Reviews (4.5 stars, Top Pick)
"Glorious to behold."