Monday, November 12, 2012

Ack-Ack Macaque is Coing in December

Ack-Ack Macaque
By Gareth L. Powell

Monkey business begins on
18th December (US & Can) and
3rd January (UK)

$8.99/$10.99 (US & CAN) ISBN 978-1-78108-060-3
£7.99 (UK) ISBN 978-1-78108-059-7

Available as an ebook

“Fizzes with wild ideas... A ripping yarn about murder, mayhem and monkeys”

– Philip Reeve, author of Mortal Engines series

“Gareth Powell is going to be a major voice in SF.”

– Paul Cornell

Monkeys. Ninjas. Zeppelins. A science-fiction novel with a Steampunk sheen and a primate twist, Ack-Ack Macaque is a blisteringly fun SF masterpiece from master storyteller Gareth L. Powell.

In 1944, as waves of German ninjas parachute into Kent, Britain’s best hopes for victory lie with a Spitfire pilot codenamed ‘Ack-Ack Macaque.’ The trouble is he’s actually a cynical, one-eyed, cigar-chomping monkey, and he’s starting to doubt everything – including his own existence!

A century later, when nuclear-powered Zeppelins circle the globe, ex-journalist Victoria Valois is drawn into a deadly game with the man who killed her husband and stole her electronic soul, while the heir to the British throne goes on the run. Meanwhile, the doomsday clock ticks towards Armageddon...

Inventive, unusual, full-on: Ack-Ack Macaque is the next title from the author of The Recollection, which brought a stunning breath of fresh air into epic science-fiction.

About the Author

Gareth L. Powell is the author of the SF novel Silversands, and the critically acclaimed short story collection, The Last Reef. His work has been published all over the world and featured in a number of recent anthologies, including Shine. Gareth lives in the English West Country with his wife and two daughters.

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