Angelmaker (UK Edition)

October 30, 2020
Angelmaker (UK Edition)

Shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Awardfor ScienceFiction Literature.Joe Spork, son of the infamous criminal Mathew‘Tommy Gun’ Spork just wants a quiet life, repairing clockwork in awet, unknown bit of London.Edie Banister, former superspy, lives quietlyand wishes she didn’t. She’s nearly ninety and the things shefought to save don’t seem to exist anymore. She's beginning towonder if they ever did.When Joe is asked to fix one particularly unusual device, hislife is suddenly upended. The client? Unknown. The device? A 1950sdoomsday machine. Having triggered it, Joe now faces the wrath ofboth the government and a diabolical South Asian dictator, Edie’sold arch-nemesis. Joe’s once-quiet world is now populated with madmonks, psychopathic serial killers, scientific geniuses and threatsto the future of conscious life in the universe. The only way hecan survive, is to muster the courage to fight, help Edie completea mission she gave up years ago, and pick up his father’s oldgun…