Prehistoric Clock by Robert Appleton
(The Steam Clock Legacy)

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EPIC Award Finalist 2013 (Best Science Fiction)

Airship officer Verity Champlain is well-respected by her crew. But after a vital mission nearly goes wrong, she is having second thoughts about her career.

Lord Garrett Embrey is on the run. The Leviacrum Council, the secretive scientific body that holds sway over the Empire, executed his father and uncle and now they want him dead too.

Professor Cecil Reardon is consumed by grief. Since his wife and son died he's been obsessed with his work, and now he is on the verge of an extraordinary scientific breakthrough: his machine is about to breach time itself, to undo fate's cruel taking of his loved ones.

But the time jump doesn't go according to plan, and part of London winds up millions of years in the past. Verity and her crew--Lord Embrey, Professor Reardon and others stranded with them--must pull together to survive in a world ruled by dinosaurs...and to somehow get home.

Book One of The Steam Clock Legacy

59,000 words

About Robert Appleton

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Published February 6, 2012 by Carina Press. 190 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A science experiment gone horribly wrong is the catalyst for this fast-paced steampunk adventure. Prof. Cecil Reardon invents a way to travel back in time, but his machine accidentally transports a ch

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