The Doomsday Vault

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ROC BOOKS, 2011 - Fiction - 391 pages
35 Reviews
In a clockwork Brittania, Alice's prospects are slim. At 21, her age and her unladylike interest in automatons have sealed her fate as an undesirable marriage prospect. But a devastating plague sends Alice off in a direction beyond the pale-towards a clandestine organization, mad inventors, life-altering secrets, and into the arms of an intrepid fiddle-playing airship pilot.

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The writing was pretty decent. - Goodreads
There is a romantic sub-plot between Gavin and Alice. - Goodreads
The plot dealt with two characters, Gavin and Alice. - Goodreads
It doesn't outweigh the plot or the action. - Goodreads

Review: The Doomsday Vault (Clockwork Empire #1)

User Review  - Lindsay Mead - Goodreads

I would certainly recommend this book. I love the steampunk, the action, and the romance. This easily could have been pushed as a romance novel, but there isn't sex. There is kissing and some heart ... Read full review

Review: The Doomsday Vault (Clockwork Empire #1)

User Review  - Echo - Goodreads

Confession 1: I might have picked this book up because I liked the dress the girl wore on the cover (even if, historically speaking, it is a monstrosity). Confession 2: I might also have bought it ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Steven Harper was born in Saginaw, Michigan, but he moved around a lot and has lived in Wisconsin, Germany, and (briefly) Ukraine. Currently he lives with three sons near Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Mr. Harper teaches high school English in southeast Michigan. His students think he's hysterical, which isn't the same as thinking he's hilarious. When not writing, he plays the folk harp, dabbles in oral storytelling, and spends more time on-line than is probably good for him.

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