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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.

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Inventor Leviticus Blue creates a machine that accidentally decimates Seattle's banking district and uncovers a vein of Blight Gas that turns everyone who breathes it into the living dead. Sixteen years later Briar, Blue's widow, lives in the poor neighborhood outside the wall that's been built around the uninhabitable city. Life is tough with a ruined reputation, but she and her teenage son Ezekiel are surviving--until Zeke impetuously decides that he must reclaim his father's name from the clutches of history.

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CHERIE PRIEST made her debut withtheEden Moore series of Southern Gothic ghost stories that began with Four and Twenty Blackbirds. She lives inSeattle, Washington, and keeps a popular blog at cmpriest.livejournal.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781429942492
Publisher:
Tor
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Author:
Priest, Cherie
Author:
Cherie Priest
Subject:
Horror fiction
Subject:
Mothers and sons
Subject:
Fiction : Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Staff Picks
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Steampunk
Subject:
BEST-FICTION OR530EndCap
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090929
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
416

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Product details 416 pages Tor - English 9781429942492 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Inventor Leviticus Blue creates a machine that accidentally decimates Seattle's banking district and uncovers a vein of Blight Gas that turns everyone who breathes it into the living dead. Sixteen years later Briar, Blue's widow, lives in the poor neighborhood outside the wall that's been built around the uninhabitable city. Life is tough with a ruined reputation, but she and her teenage son Ezekiel are surviving--until Zeke impetuously decides that he must reclaim his father's name from the clutches of history.
"Synopsis" by , CHERIE PRIEST made her debut withtheEden Moore series of Southern Gothic ghost stories that began with Four and Twenty Blackbirds. She lives inSeattle, Washington, and keeps a popular blog at cmpriest.livejournal.com.
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