The Clockwork Russian and Other Stories (Paperback)

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By Sara Noto (Illustrator), Josh Roseman
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Visit 1920s steampunk Seattle. Exile yourself to a far-future colony world where everyone's name is the same. Join a fleet of boats seeking storms in a post-apocalyptic America. Dive to 113 feet and find the secret of your father's disappearance. Run from the radioactive sunrise or wait for it to take you; solve murder mysteries or become a victim yourself.

For years, Josh Roseman has been taking readers on journeys through time and space, bringing compelling characters and worlds to life while never forgetting the human elements. THE CLOCKWORK RUSSIAN AND OTHER STORIES collects fifteen pieces, from novellas to flash-fiction, including the titular story (in print for the first time ever), in which a former police detective with a secret is hired to find out who killed a Russian watchmaker's brother.

Whether you like action or introspection, high technology or the near-future, short stories or longer adventures, THE CLOCKWORK RUSSIAN AND OTHER STORIES has a story for you. (Unless you like zombies. There aren't any zombies in this book. Sorry.)

"This is a great book, the kind you read for enjoyment rather than duty. It crosses time and space, from steampunk to space opera, and the stories are intelligent, compelling, and always entertaining." -Sean McMullen, winner of the Aurealis and Australian Science Fiction awards, and author of the Greatwinter trilogy

"A diverse and fiercely-intelligent collection, these are stories that interrogate the future while reflecting on the past. Highly recommended." -C.S. McMullen, Two Sentence Horror Stories

"Clever, thought-provoking, and occasionally unsettling in all the best ways, The Clockwork Russian challenges and encourages the reader to see something new in a genre most wrongly decide is not for them. There is a wholly Earthly quality to these futuristic tales, and I can see many of them as full-length novels or on the big screen. Definitely a must-have on your bookshelf." -Andy Martello, entertainer and award-winning author of The King of Casinos: Willie Martello and the El Rey Club

"Josh Roseman transports the reader into his stories with vivid details and incredible pacing; a moment never lingers too long, and I can see the scene unfold in my mind's eye." -Beau Hall, author of Snapshot

"The Clockwork Russian includes more than a dozen thought-provoking stories that reach out, grab you, and make you want to keep reading well into the night. Each one is more intriguing than the last, building strange worlds, situations, and characters that remain long after the page-turning pleasure has passed." -Big Anklevich, co-editor of The Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine

Product Details
ISBN: 9781980959724
ISBN-10: 1980959722
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2018
Pages: 246
Language: English