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"Palma is a master of ingenious plotting." --Kirkus Reviews
"A big, genre-bending delight." --The Washington Post
"Palma uses the basic ingredients of steampunk — fantasy, mystery, ripping adventure and Victorian-era high-tech — to marvelous effect. " --Seattle Times
"'Intellectual thriller' is not an oxymoron in this case. Eccentric, informed. Time travel, H.G. Wells, Jack the Ripper, robots, romance, changing history, destroying classic literature. Spot on narration. Good clean fun." --Tulsa World --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Then there's the characters, well at least there's characters to make up for the total lack of plot.
By the time I reached the end, I was just wading through the pages to finish the book for the sake of finishing it, with no investment in the characters or the story.
I look forward to his next novel and would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys reading time travel fantasy stories.
While the novel was just okay, the contents and word placements were really off. It's like a job done without care and consideration to the reader, I found this novel very... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rosemary E. Vasquez
The well-developed characters and imaginative story line kept me fascinated from beginning to end. I love the way the author told his tale with the texture and flavor of the early... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jackie Carroll
I've had this book for two years, and it's been sitting next to my bed for that 2 years. Every few months, I pick it up and try again. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Rebecca Long
How anyone gave this book more than one star is beyond me.
It was literally painful to finish this book, but I stuck it out.
What a chore that was!! Read more
This was a very interesting book to read but I can't say that I loved it. While the writing was solid and I thought it was a good story with the twist of time travel, that's really... Read morePublished 4 months ago by bookgal