"The Hidden Family"
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"Charles Stross brings info-tech philosophy to the world of fantasy. . . .Stories unfold across three worlds that are brought to life with humor-laced action." -"The ""Denver"" Post"
"It's an obvious homage to Zelazny's Amber series, but I like it a good deal more." -"The San Diego Union-Tribune"
""The Hidden Family" is a festival of ideas in action, fast moving and often very funny, but underpinned by a rigorous logical strategy. . . .Stross's breezy, almost Heinleinian mode of narration is on fine display in "The Hidden Family"." --"Locus"
"Miriam Beckstein, aka Countess Helge Thorold-Hjorth of the Clan, finds her own world to conquer in this fast-moving sequel to "The Family Trade". . . . Stross continues to mix high and low tech in amusing and surprising ways. . . .[he] weaves a tale worthy of Robert Ludlum or Dan Brown." -"Publishers Weekly"
"English writer Charles Stross, whose books burst with pop-science ideas, intrigue, strong characters and even romance, continues his Merchant Princes series . . . . Stross is an energetic writer . . . who creates page-turning reads . . . . Readers will be relieved to learn that there is a lot to look forward to in "The Hidden Family", including a finale that is all Gothic Romance: regrets, a ball and a happy reunion." --"Bookpage"
'entertaining and diverting...a fresh and novel approach to an otherwise well-worn genre.'
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