Please help us celebrate with Michael J. Martinez whose amazing debut SF/F mashup THE DAEDALUS INCIDENT is now available in mass market paperback!
THE DAEDALUS INCIDENT is Book #1 in a trilogy starring a naval hero fighting an evil alchemist while flying sailing ships in space. This book originally debuted in 2013 in trade paperback, ebook and audio and the entire trilogy is now being re-released in mass market. Library Journal named this a Best SF/F of 2013 and said, “Martinez’s debut is a triumph of genre-blending, as steampunk adventure merges with modern space opera. 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.”
Read an excerpt of THE DAEDALUS INCIDENT on i09 here: io9 Excerpt
Learn more about this trilogy and get excited about the upcoming MAJESTIC 12 series of epic spy fantasy thrillers: www.michaeljmartinez.net
Say hi and congrats on twitter @mikemartinez72
Finally, Michael is running a giveaway via his blog. Anyone who reviews THE DAEDALUS INCIDENT or posts about the book launch to social media in any way is entered to win a free signed copy of the mass market paperback and an ARC of MJ-12: INCEPTION. Details here!
THE DAEDALUS INCIDENT
Mars is supposed to be dead…
Bizarre quakes are rumbling over the long-dormant tectonic plates of the planet, disrupting its trillion-dollar mining operations and driving scientists past the edges of theory and reason. However, when rocks shake off their ancient dust and begin to roll—seemingly of their own volition—carving canals as they converge to form a towering structure amid the ruddy terrain, Lt. Jain and her JSC team realize that their routine geological survey of a Martian cave system is anything but. The only clues they have stem from the emissions of a mysterious blue radiation, and a 300-year-old journal that is writing itself.
Lt. Thomas Weatherby of His Majesty’s Royal Navy is an honest 18th-century man, doing his part for King and Country aboard the HMS Daedalus, a frigate sailing the high seas between continents…and the immense Void between the Known Worlds.
With the aid of his fierce captain, a drug-addled alchemist, and a servant girl with a remarkable past, Weatherby must track a great and powerful mystic, who has embarked upon a sinister quest to upset the balance of the planets—the consequences of which may reach far beyond the Solar System, threatening the very fabric of space itself.