"Genre bending often come at great peril, but Martinez pulls it off with an assurance that makes all the pieces slot together perfectly." --Buzzfeed.com, "The 14 Greatest Science Fiction Books of the Year" (2013) "Martinez's debut is a triumph of genre-blending... With a cast of superbly drawn characters, Martinez's title is a mesmerizing tale of two universes that briefly cross paths, leaving both worlds forever changed." --Library Journal (starred review, SF/F Debut of the Month), included in Best Books 2013: SF/Fantasy end-of-year wrap-up "...an ambitious and fun romp...entertaining and fun to read and despite its delays in publication, I hope it reaches its deserved audience, and that the author has the opportunity to explore the universe of the Daedalus, especially, much further." --SFSignal "A true genre bender. It mixes alchemy, quantum physics, and historical figures in ways you haven't seen before. [...] adventurous, original, and a blast to read." --Tor.com
About the Author
Michael J Martinez: After nearly 20 years of writing other peoples' stories as a journalist and professional writer, including stints at ABCNEWS.com and The Associated Press, Michael J. Martinez decided he'd try his hand at telling his own tales. So far, it's worked out better than he thought.