The Forever Engine

The Forever Engine

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"London 1888. His Majesty's airships troll the sky powered by antigrav liftwood as a cabal of Iron Lords tightens its hold on a Britain choked by the fumes of Industry. Mars has been colonized and assassins stalk the European corridors of power. And somewhere far to the east, the Old Man of the Mountains plots the end of the world with his Forever Engine. Enter Jack Fargo. Former special forces operator in Afghanistan. A man from our own near future thrust back in time--or to wherever this Brave Victorian world actually exists. Aided by an elderly Scottish physicist, a young British officer and a beautiful spy for the French Commune, Fargo must save the future from the Forever Engine"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Riverdale, NY : Baen Books, [2014]
ISBN: 9781451639407
Branch Call Number: Chad
Characteristics: 340 p. : map ; 24 cm


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Apr 14, 2018

Modern "everyman" get into 19th century dirty grimy steampunk universe via particle accelerator accident.
Locals perplexed by "everyman" because academic a retired soldier with kendo hobby. Everyman perplexed on divided United States thanks to president Lincoln died of a disease, France's 1870 commune revolt was successful & weird physics aka liftwood that colonized the solar system.
Veteran Role playing designer made a crackling a great novel.
Hey, Baen publishing! When you publish in mass paperback instead of trade softcover???

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