Publication Date: August 2012
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Joe Spork repairs clocks, a far cry from his late father, a flashy London gangster. But when Joe fixes one particularly unusual device, his life is suddenly upended. Joe's client, Edie Banister, is more than just a kindly old lady she's a former superspy. And the device? It's a 1950s doomsday machine. And having triggered it, Joe now faces the wrath of both the government and a diabolical South Asian dictator, Edie's old archnemesis. With Joe's once-quiet world now populated with mad monks, psychopathic serial killers, scientific geniuses, girls in pink leather, and threats to the future of conscious life in the universe, he realizes that the only way to survive is to muster the courage to fight, help Edie complete a mission she gave up years ago, and pick up his father's old gun.
Daniel Weyman is an English film and voiceover actor who has worked extensively in radio, audiobook and voice over. His reading of Andy McNab's "Meltdown" was voted No.1 in "The Independent"'s Top 10 Children's audiobooks 2008, and his reading of "Young Sherlock Holmes: Death Cloud" won a prestigious Best Audiobook of the Year Award from American publication "AudioFile" Magazine. Daniel also has extensive experience in the theater, and his portrayal of the title character in the Chichester Festival Theatre's production of David Edgar's "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby" earned him a nomination for 'Best Performance in a Play' at the 2006 TMA Awards. His television appearances include the "Colditz" and the BAFTA-winning BBC drama "Dunkirk". Daniel also appeared in the award winning "Van Gogh: Painted with Words" for the BBC in 2010.