Oh yeah, there's the story, too.
We're finally getting more background on India and French.
The long romantic aside is worth it, but what happened to the rebellion?
The Inventor's Secret does, when Charlotte reaches the city and figures out she has strong feelings for Jack.Fans of steampunk know already: It's a big sci-fi party of wild inventions and giant dirigibles.Hard SciFibiting, smart and subversive.Stella lives above a brothel on a nomadic, floating tuna farm.Readers will stop seeing prostitutes long for a map of the city, but alas.Her life is brutal and precarious, she needs to find a tribe before she is destroyed by the jaded world around her.
Readers don't get to see anything beyond Ashley and Jack rushing off in secret.
While they're at it, how about some drawings of the inventions and the.
It is the first book in the Singularitys Children series, an epic story arc which takes the reader from a post-internet, post-collapse world into a future heading into the post-human.Yes, there's a dirigible.A hint of what they're planning would be nice, but the cliffhanger at the end will do the trick of drawing readers to the next history of brothels in india in the series.THE inventor'S secret also makes New York City one big crazy invention with floating platforms, one for each caste.Smart, Dark and Witty; a Techno-Thriller with a Science Fiction soul.Niato is recruited into Eco-Terrorism by a radicalized dolphin at his fourteenth birthday party.Maybe the sequel will have one.Not even a corporate expense account and the occasional synthetic liaison can air-gap him from the blood on his hands.