Tin Swift

Tin Swift

Paperback - 2012
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In steam age America, men, monsters, machines and magic battle to claim the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, one man fights to hold on to his humanity--and his honor. . .

Life on the frontier is full of deceit and danger, but bounty hunter Cedar Hunt is a man whose word is his bond. Cursed with becoming a beast every full moon, Cedar once believed his destiny was to be alone. But now, Cedar finds himself saddled with a group of refugees, including the brother he once thought lost.

Keeping his companions alive is proving to be no easy task, in part because of the promise he made to the unpredictable Madder brothers--three miners who know the secret mechanisms of the Strange. To fulfill his pledge, Cedar must hunt a powerful weapon known as the Holder--a search that takes him deep into the savage underbelly of the young country and high into the killing glim-field skies defended by desperate men and deadly ships.

But the battles he faces are just a glimmer of a growing war stirring the country. To keep his word Cedar must navigate betrayal, lies, and treacherous alliances, risking everything to save the lives of those he has come to hold dear...

Publisher: New York : Roc, c2012.
ISBN: 9780451464538
0451464532
Characteristics: 369 p. ; 21 cm.

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dprodrig
Nov 02, 2015

I have enjoyed Devon Monk's other series, but I just couldn't get into this one. I think it has to do with such a heavy emphasis on the technology that, for me, it got in the way of the plot and relationship elements of the story. If you're not a technogeek or into steampunk, then this might not be for you.

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MankiratDhillon
May 03, 2013

Just as good as the first, a perfect blend of steampunk ,fantasy and adventure, and well written, The Age Of Steam is one of the best series i've ever read.

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