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The Clockwork Century

The Clockwork Century is a steampunk/Victorian science fiction setting featuring an alternate history of the USA. It is the 1880’s and the Civil War is still underway. The competition of war has led to technological progress and horrors unimaginable, and many people have fled the combating states, hoping for an easier life out west. Some of them have found it. Some have found something far more sinister.

 

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Fiddlehead

The Clockwork Century (Volume 5)
Cherie Priest
Tor/Forge

Young ex-slave Gideon Bardsley is a brilliant inventor, but the job is less glamorous than one might think, especially since the assassination attempts started. Worse yet, they're trying to destroy...

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The Inexplicables

The Clockwork Century (Volume 4)
Cherie Priest
Tor/Forge

The fifth book in the Clockwork Century steampunk adventure series that started with Cherie Priest's Boneshaker

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Ganymede

The Clockwork Century (Volume 3)
Cherie Priest
Tor/Forge

The air pirate Andan Cly is going straight. Well, straighter. Although he's happy to run alcohol guns wherever the money's good, he doesn't think the world needs more sap, or its increasingly...

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Dreadnought

The Clockwork Century (Volume 2)
Cherie Priest
Tor/Forge

The stand-alone sequel to cherie Priet's steampunk adventure—and runaway hit—Boneshaker

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Boneshaker

The Clockwork Century (Volume 1)
Cherie Priest
Tor/Forge

In the early days of the Civil War, rumors of gold in the frozen Klondike brought hordes of newcomers to the Pacific Northwest. Anxious to compete, Russian prospectors commissioned inventor Leviticus...

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Boneshaker by Cherie Priest--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Cherie Priest's steampunk novel Boneshaker. In the early days of the Civil War, rumors of gold in the frozen Klondike brought hordes of newcomers to the Pacific Northwest. Anxious to compete, Russian prospectors commissioned inventor Leviticus Blue to create a great machine that could mine through Alaska's ice. Thus was Dr. Blue's Incredible Bone-Shaking Drill Engine born. But on its first test run the Boneshaker went terribly awry, destroying several blocks of downtown

About the author

Cherie Priest

Cherie Priest debuted to great acclaim with Four and Twenty Blackbirds, Wings to the Kingdom, and Not Flesh Nor Feathers, a trilogy of Southern Gothic ghost stories featuring heroine Eden Moore. She is also the author of Fathom, Dreadnought, and Boneshaker, which was nominated for a Nebula and Hugo Award and won the PNBA Award and the Locus Award for best science-fiction novel. She is an associate editor at Subterranean Press. Born in Tampa, Florida, Priest went to college at Southern Adventist University and earned her master’s in rhetoric at the University of Tennessee. After spending most of her life in the southern United States, she recently moved to Seattle, Washington, with her husband, Aric, and a fat black cat named Spain.

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