"Jacopo is an insight machine. His mind contains museums of fascinating history, and his writing never fails to change the way you look at the world around you.” —Jack O'Brien, Founder, Editor in Chief and General Manager of Cracked.com,
“High concept and high adventure collide in a dizzying and thoroughly riveting adventure. Insanely entertaining.” --Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of CODE ZERO
"A cleverly composed and daring steampunk adventure." —G.D. Falksen, author and historian
“Amazing…. skillfully weaves together one of the best reads of the year as he combines “real” history with his vivid and somewhat off-beat imagination. I know of no one else who has merged Martians, speeding blimps, comets, mysterious pocket watches, accurate historical references and international intrigue into one awesome and unique read! Believe it or Not!” —Tim O’Brien, VP Communications, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
“With the sweep and scope of a Jules Verne adventure, The Great Abraham Lincoln Pocket Watch Conspiracy not only charts its own fantastic course through a dizzying alternate history of the United States presidency—it takes on literary history itself, turning anachronism into action, politics into pop, and a handful of America’s Commanders-in-Chief into the stuff of potent yet poignantly humanized myth. If you think Honest Abe and his brethren have been resurrected to death (so to speak), think again; Jacopo della Quercia has brought the speculative presidential yarn to another level.”
—Jason Heller, Hugo Award-Winning author of Taft 2012