Book of the Day: The Clockwork Sky

Happy Tuesday!! So yesterday I was so excited to have received a box from TOR BOOKS! One of the goodies inside was The Clockwork Sky, Volume One by Madeleine Rosca My son was so excited, he sat down RIGHT THEN and read it. haha!! His review should be up later this week.

 

The Clockwork Sky by Madeleine Rosca

The Clockwork Sky, Volume One

by Madeleine Rosca

2012-09-04

From the award-winning creator of Hollow Fields comes the start of an all new, steampunk adventure trilogy! London, 1895: Riots in the streets! Erasmus Croach’s miraculous factory, Ember, has flooded London with steampowered automatons. The already suffering working class take to the streets to protest the jobs lost to these machines, and to quell the riot, Captain Thorn of Scotland Yard calls in Ember’s latest and greatest creation, the automatic police boy, Sky! Meanwhile, Sally Peppers, Croach’s headstrong and brilliant niece, dreams of a life beyond manners and marriageability. When she escapes her overbearing governess on a motorized velocipede and joins a no-rules road rally through the slums, Croach sends Sky to bring her back, preferably alive. Together, the impulsive Sally and the naive Sky crash headlong into a mystery involving rogue automatons prowling the sewers, children disappearing without a trace, and a dark secret so big it could overturn all of London. But the biggest mystery of all is why Sky is the first robot who can dream….

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Big Thanks to TOR Books for sending me a copy of this book!!

AND as always, big thanks to you for popping by to see what I was rambling on about. LOL

Hope you have a great week!

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