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The Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel H. Wilson

The Clockwork Dynasty

The Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel H. Wilson
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Aug 01, 2017 | 320 Pages
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The Clockwork Dynasty is my new favorite secret history novel! It’s like some fantastic hybrid of Highlander and The Terminator–or maybe a cross between I, Robot and The Difference Engine, with a dash of Blade Runner for good measure. It reads like classic steampunk on steroids. In other words, it’s totally bad ass and you’re going to love it.”
 –Ernest Cline, The New York Times bestselling author of Ready Player One

“Brilliantly conceived and executed . . . this is science fiction at its best—thoughtful, challenging, beautifully written and astonishing.”
Booklist (starred review)

“In The Clockwork Dynasty, Daniel Wilson, the king of the robothriller, mixes robots, history and non-stop action to create a thoroughly original plot. Think The Terminator meets Indiana Jones with a crash course in history thrown in. A thoroughly enjoyable read.”
–Phillip Margolin, New York Times bestselling author of Violent Crimes

“With The Clockwork Dynasty, Daniel H. Wilson has created a ripping, pulsing whirlwind of a world: a sweeping tale of forgotten secrets and wars, of empires and those who topple them, of identities given and taken away, of robots who seem to know better than we just what it means to be human. This is Wilson’s most adventurous, romantic, utterly thrilling work, and it’s not to be missed.”
Jason Gurley, author of Eleanor

“This bold adventure is a stew of cult-classic concepts—the avtomat reflect the Immortals in the Highlander franchise, while the ancient and deadly Elena is reminiscent of child vampire Claudia in Interview with the Vampire. It may wear its influences on its sleeve but it’s also a welcome treat for steampunk and fantasy fans. A thrilling mix of influences, much like Sylvain Neuvel’s Sleeping Giants and HBO’s Westworld, that creates a captivating scenario begging for many sequels.”
–Kirkus (starred review)

The Clockwork Dynasty is a hybrid: engrossing historical fiction starring ancient androids and mile-a-minute present-day action thriller . . . June’s mad dash to flee a secret society bent on taking her knowledge and her life evokes the best moments of Dan Brown.”
–Shelf Awareness

“In the spirit of some of my personal favorites (He, She, and It and The Golem and the Jinni), The Clockwork Dynasty imagines a world where ‘artificial intelligence’ is something altogether different, and where the meaning of ‘human’ has become more than flesh and bone.”
–Veronica Belmont, host of The Sword and Laser

“Action-packed and uniquely imagined with robots–and history!–like you’ve never seen before, The Clockwork Dynasty is a thrilling ride from start to finish.” 
 –
John Joseph Adams, series editor of Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy

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