Whitechapel Gods by S. M. Peters
By S. M. Peters
An exciting new Steampunk delusion from a skilled debut author
In Victorian London, the Whitechapel part is a mechanized, steam-driven hell, bring to an end and governed by way of mysterious, mechanical gods-Mama Engine and Grandfather Clock. a few years have handed because the nice rebellion, while people rose as much as struggle opposed to the machines, yet a couple of courageous veterans of the rebellion have shaped their very own Resistance-and are collecting for an additional assault. For now they've got a mystery weapon which may eventually loose them-or kill them all...
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