Welcome to a new America that is built on blood, sweat, and gears... In steam age America, men, monsters, machines, and magic battle for the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, bounty hunter Cedar Hunt rides, cursed by lycanthropy and carrying the guilt of his brother's death. Then he's... show more
Welcome to a new America that is built on blood, sweat, and gears... In steam age America, men, monsters, machines, and magic battle for the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, bounty hunter Cedar Hunt rides, cursed by lycanthropy and carrying the guilt of his brother's death. Then he's offered hope that his brother may yet survive. All he has to do is find the Holder: a powerful device created by mad devisers-and now in the hands of an ancient Strange who was banished to walk this Earth. In a land shaped by magic, steam, and iron, where the only things a man can count on are his guns, gears, and grit, Cedar will have to depend on all three if he's going to save his brother and reclaim his soul once and for all...
Publish date: July 5th 2011
Publisher: Roc Trade
Pages no: 337
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
Series: Age of Steam (#1)
Cedar was cursed as a werewolf. He is tasked with finding a missing little boy. What sounded fairly simple, was a lot to unpack due to the multiple points of views this book had. There's (of course) Cedar, but add Mae (a witch), Rose, Jeb, The Madder Brothers (Alun, Bryn, Cadoc), Shard Lefel, Mr Shu...
Either I'm not in the mood for this or the awful villain is a complete turn off - I can't figure out which. I'm setting this aside for now
I read one of the reviews about this book and remeber someone saying that it felt like Cedar wasn't really the main character. No I didn't let that stop me from reading the book. Now having read it through I must agree with them. At points in the book it felt like cedar was being left out of it. ...
FANTASTIC! I totally loved this fast-paced, action-packed roller-coaster ride of new age steampunk craziness.Shard LeFel, prince of the Realm of the Strange, was exiled by his brother, the King to reside in the mortal realm until his death. Three hundred years have passed and finally Shard has the ...
3.5 starsI have never been a fan of Western/Historical genre ... and truthfully, I need FOUR times to start reading this one. The first three attempts, I put it down before it even reached 15% on my Kindle. I should've admit defeat by 2nd attempt but I kept coming back because I love Devon Monk's ot...