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The Affinity Bridge: A Newbury & Hobbes Investigation | [George Mann]

The Affinity Bridge: A Newbury & Hobbes Investigation

Welcome to the bizarre and dangerous world of Victorian London, a city teetering on the edge of revolution. Its people are ushering in a new era of technology, dazzled each day by unfamiliar inventions. Airships soar in the skies over the city, while ground trains rumble through the streets and clockwork automatons are programmed to carry out menial tasks in the offices of lawyers, policemen, and journalists.
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Publisher's Summary

Welcome to the bizarre and dangerous world of Victorian London, a city teetering on the edge of revolution. Its people are ushering in a new era of technology, dazzled each day by unfamiliar inventions. Airships soar in the skies over the city, while ground trains rumble through the streets and clockwork automatons are programmed to carry out menial tasks in the offices of lawyers, policemen, and journalists.

But beneath this shiny veneer of progress lurks a sinister side. Queen Victoria is kept alive by a primitive life-support system, while her agents, Sir Maurice Newbury and his delectable assistant, Miss Veronica Hobbes, do battle with enemies of the crown, physical and supernatural.

This time Newbury and Hobbes are called to investigate the wreckage of a crashed airship and its missing automaton pilot, while attempting to solve a string of strangulations attributed to a mysterious glowing policeman, and dealing with a zombie plague that is ravaging the slums of the capital.

Get ready to follow dazzling young writer George Mann to a London unlike any you’ve ever seen and into an adventure you will never forget.

©2009 George Mann (P)2009 Macmillan Audio

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"Fast-paced and well-written, this novel is likely to appeal to genre fans." (School Library Journal)

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    At several points in the book, the narrator gets tongue tied, does a vocal exercise, and repeats lines. I understand his job requires a lot of work, but so does the editor's. Clean up the recording, folks! It's really distracting to hear this stuff.

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    Basic clockwork universe book, set in an alternate Victorian England. Appealing protagonists. First of a series. Simon Taylor does an excellent job. Plot has a couple of elements which are hard to swallow, but overall, a very enjoyable "read." If Audible doesn't commission the next two books in the series, I'll be forced to buy them!

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    "Fan fiction?"

    Point 1. This is the single worst peice of fiction I have ever come across!
    2. I really want my credit back!
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    Sherlock Holmes fan fiction (name changed to sell it) with Dr. Watson as a girl.
    +Sherlock holmes like drug use!
    +zombies (no real story they are just there)
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