The Queen of All Crows (Paperback)
The First Book in the Map of Unknown Things
Angry Robot, 9780857667007, 352pp.
Publication Date: January 2, 2018
Only one woman can stop the world from descending into endless war, in the thrilling new series in the world of the Gas-Lit Empire The year is 2012. The nations of the world are bound together in an alliance of collective security, overseen by the International Patent Office, and its ruthless stranglehold on technology. When airships start disappearing in the middle of the Atlantic, the Patent Office is desperate to discover what has happened. Forbidden to operate beyond the territorial waters of member nations, they send spies to investigate in secret. One of those spies is Elizabeth Barnabus. She must overcome her dislike of the controlling Patent Office, disguise herself as a man, and take to the sea in search of the floating nation of pirates who threaten the world order. File Under: Fantasy A Lost Airship - On the Sargasso- Stowaway Bay - The Crow Queen ]
About the Author
ROD DUNCAN is the author of four crime novels, including the Riot Trilogy: Backlash (which earned him a nomination for the John Creasey Dagger Award), Breakbeat and Burnout. His romantic comedy screenplay How to Make a Movie for 43 Pounds was made in 2014 and a second, narrated by Warwick Davis, is currently in post-production. The Bullet-Catcher's Daughter, first in the Gas-Lit Empire series, was nominated for the Philip K Dick Award. gaslitempire.co.uk twitter.com/rodduncan Author hometown: Leicester, UK