PRAISE FOR THOMAS RILEY "Nick Valentino is one of the leading lights in the steampunk movement today. In an enjoyable adventure tale that takes the reader from one side of a war to another in an effort to save one life, Valentino brings magic to steampunk, in the air and on the ground. THOMAS RILEY is a promising beginning to an ambitious series." H. David Blalock, author of Angelkiller “THOMAS RILEY is one of the pioneers of the steampunk genre. Indiana Jones on an airship battling pirates, it doesn’t get much better.” Clive London, author of Kirkus Starred Prince Albert and the Doomsday Device FROM THE BACK COVER As a weapons designer for the West Canvian government, Thomas Riley has been providing his country with the means to fight off the Lemurians in a war that has lasted twenty years. Whether it’s armaments for giant, steam-powered airships or exploding ammunition for the military’s rifles, Thomas has perfected his craft. But after a dangerous alchemic procedure goes terribly wrong, Thomas must seek the help from a madman behind enemy lines. Thrust into an adventure that will test his very mettle, Thomas must fight his way through sky pirates, outsmart his arch nemesis, and save both his assistant and the duke’s daughter before they are lost forever. This new edition includes the first chapter of THOMAS RILEY AND THE MAELSTROM, the stunning sequel to bestselling novel THOMAS RILEY.