The Osiris Ritual (Hardcover)

By George Mann

Tor Books, 9780765323217, 336pp.

Publication Date: August 3, 2010

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Description

A steampunk mystery adventure featuring immortality, artifacts, and intrepid sleuths Sir Maurice Newbury and Miss Veronica Hobbes

Sir Maurice Newbury, Gentleman Investigator for the Crown, imagines life will be a little quieter after his dual successes solving The Affinity Bridge affair. But he hasn’t banked on his villainous predecessor, Knox, who is hell-bent on achieving immortality, not to mention a secret agent who isn’t quite what he seems....

So continues an adventure quite unlike any other, a thrilling steampunk mystery and the second in the series of Newbury & Hobbes investigations.



About the Author

GEORGE MANN is the head of publishing at the UK-based Games Workshop. He edited "The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction "anthology series and is the author of a number of fiction and nonfiction books, including T"he Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science Fiction." The first of the Newbury and Hobbes investigations, "The Affinity Bridge," was his first novel.


Praise For The Osiris Ritual

“Mann’s imagination has clearly run wild in this quirky and well realized version of the world, and this is no bad thing. [The Affinity Bridge is] fun, it’s exciting, and Mann has a very agreeable hand that’s easy to appreciate. He has a sharp talent for writing and a surplus of enthusiasm for the genre.”
—SciFiNow

“Tremendous fun.... Mann writes great chase scenes! [The Affinity Bridge] marks George Mann as a writer of enormous promise.”
—SFRevu

“Hugely entertaining.”
—SFSignal

“An enormous pile of awesome”
—Chris Roberson, World Fantasy Award finalist