“superlatively imaginative . . .”
This is a beautiful book that spans from the 1920s to the 1960s. It tells the story of Dara, a young woman who falls in love with another young woman called Rhodie.
On the cusp of World War II, the paths of two spies continually weave together as they navigate politics, war, spirits, betrayal, and the afterlife in a gaslamp Ghostbusters alternate history.
“The War of the Worlds is a classic of early science fiction.
“a delightful, sometimes amusing, always exciting steampunk adventure. . . . For those who like their history heavily dipped in fantasy or their science fiction a bit historical . .
“. . . the ideas presented in this book are wild and woolly and well worth committing to the page. . . .
Sometimes the scope of human tragedy is too large to comprehend. The mind grasps for alternate explanations in order to come to terms with staggering loss.
July 1913 was the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Fifty-four thousand white veterans from both sides of the battle met in what was called the Encampment.