The Doomsday Vault: A Novel of the Clockwork Empire
In a clockwork Britannia, 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 organisation, mad inventors, life-altering secrets and into the arms of an intrepid fiddle-playing pilot. The steampunk phenomenon has grown increasingly popular in recent years with this new series acting as an exciting addition to a growing genre.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - beserene - LibraryThing
I picked up this book almost on a lark, having used its first chapter (featured on Tor.com) as an example of "steampunk atmosphere" for my science fiction class. It has taken me a while to get around ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - esther_a - LibraryThing
This book was mostly fun, but the plotting is shaky. it consists mainly of cool action set pieces strung together with a rather tenuous plot. I don't care what kind of genius mad scientist that one ... Read full review