The phenomenal Bill Schafer of Subterranean Press has graciously offered five copies of James Blaylock’s The Ebb Tide to Tor.com readers for our Steampunk Month giveaways! The Ebb Tide is a novella in the same world as his other Langdon St. Ives stories, and it is full of steampunky goodness. Here’s the summary:
A flaming meteor over the Yorkshire Dales, a long-lost map drawn by the lunatic Bill “Cuttle” Kraken, and the discovery of a secret subterranean shipyard beneath the River Thames lead Professor Langdon St. Ives and his intrepid friend Jack Owlesby into the treacherous environs of Morecambe Bay, with its dangerous tides and vast quicksand pits. They descend beneath the sands of the Bay itself, into a dark, unknown ocean littered with human bones and the remnants of human dreams. In this tale of murder, infamy, and Victorian intrigue, the tides of destiny shift relentlessly and rapidly as the stakes grow ever higher and the pursuit more deadly….
Sound intriguing? Subterranean has the full audio of “Lord Kelvin’s Machine,” another Langdon St. Ives adventure, available for free at their website. Give it a listen, and be sure to check out Subterranean’s full catalog of fantastic fiction.
The Rules: To get this giveaway, all you need to do is comment (once—duplicates won’t count) on this post. The winners will be selected at random. You have until noon EST on Friday, October 23rd, 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 must constantly resist temptation during Steampunk Month.