Steampunk Month

Steampunk Month Giveaway: Cherie Priest’s Boneshaker

Let the giveaways continue!

Today I have 20 (yes, twenty) copies of Cherie Priest’s fabulous new novel Boneshaker, again generously provided by our friends at Tor Books. Here’s the official summary:

In the early days of the Civil War, rumors of gold in the frozen Klondike brought hordes of newcomers to the Pacific Northwest. Anxious to compete, Russian prospectors commissioned inventor Leviticus Blue to create a great machine that could mine through Alaska’s ice. Thus was Dr. Blue’s Incredible Bone-Shaking Drill Engine born.

But on its first test run the Boneshaker went terribly awry, destroying several blocks of downtown Seattle and unearthing a subterranean vein of blight gas that turned anyone who breathed it into the living dead.

Now it is sixteen years later, and a wall has been built to enclose the devastated and toxic city. Just beyond it lives Blue’s widow, Briar Wilkes. Life is hard with a ruined reputation and a teenaged boy to support, but she and Ezekiel are managing. Until Ezekiel undertakes a secret crusade to rewrite history.

His quest will take him under the wall and into a city teeming with ravenous undead, air pirates, criminal overlords, and heavily armed refugees. And only Briar can bring him out alive.

And if you don’t get picked but this sounds interesting to you, remember that the book is 30% off in the Store ($11.19).

The Rules: To get this giveaway, all you need to do is comment (once—duplicates won’t count) on this post. The winner will be selected at random. No geographic restrictions apply, for those asking. You have until noon EST on Wednesday, October 14th, to comment here. Please check your e-mail on this day—you have 24 hours to respond before I select a new winner.

Torie Atkinson has a hint for the next giveaway: it’s oh-so-shiny.


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