Once, Gavin Ennock sailed the skies on airships and enchanted listeners with his fiddle music. Now, the clockwork plague consumes his intellect, enabling him to conceive and construct scientific wonders—while driving him quite mad. Distressed by her beloved’s unfortunate condition, Alice Michaels sought a cure rumored to be inside the Doomsday Vault—and brought the wrath of the British Empire down on them.
Declared enemies of the Crown, Alice and Gavin have little choice but to flee to China in search of a cure. Accompanying them is Dr. Clef, a mad genius driven to find the greatest and most destructive force the world has ever seen: The Impossible Cube. If Dr. Clef gets his hands on it, the entire universe will face extinction.
And Gavin holds the key to its recreation…
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I have never been one to enjoy books of this genre, but now I feel as if a veil has been lifted and I can see clearly. The Impossible Cube is a one of a kind read that I’m sure you will never forget!Read Full Review of The Impossible Cube
I found The Impossible Cube to have a nice mix of characters, settings, and story. The motivations for the characters may not always be the best, but each of the characters firmly believes in them, and that spills over into the "believeability" factor for me. That factor is also carried further by the flexibility of the characters and by that I mean that, while there are "good" and "bad" characters, they are, over all, characters with both good and bad sides to them.Read Full Review of The Impossible Cube
This novel is more episodic than The Doomsday Vault, but the focus on the characters and relationships helps. As travelers flee, some die. Most readers will look forward to the third volume of the Clockwork EmpireRead Full Review of The Impossible Cube
For some stupid reason I felt like they would make it to China in this book but they don’t. The first half of this book had quite a bit of action but it just felt like it dragged onRead Full Review of The Impossible Cube
As much as I like the story it suffers from the same character distance as the first novel. I think this would be an excellent all around book if I felt more of a connection to the characters.Read Full Review of The Impossible Cube
This series has really grabbed a hold of me to the point where I'm desperate to find out what happens next. The characters and their plight are so easy to become invested in, and I found myself rooting for them every step of the way.Read Full Review of The Impossible Cube
adult fans of historical or alternate history historical as well as Steampunk (of course!) should most definitely give this series a try.Read Full Review of The Impossible Cube
Non-stop crazy adventures, complex and extremely entertaining world-building, fantastic team of main and secondary characters, and gadgets, gadgets, gadgets...Read Full Review of The Impossible Cube
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