Heart of Veridon (Burn Cycle) (Volume 1)

Tim Akers

The first novel in Tim Akers’ appealing steampunk-noir sequence, The Burn Cycle.

Captain-turned-criminal Jacob Burn is the not likely survivor of 2 zepliner crashes. the 1st destroyed his occupation as a pilot, disgracing his nobleman father and finishing his lifetime of privilege. however the moment threatens to spoil Burn’s complete world—Veridon, an historical terraced urban reborn throughout the Church of the Algorithm’s contemporary advances in mechanics, expertise, and cog-work.

Moments earlier than the Glory of Day wrecked, a former underworld affiliate of Burn’s passed him an strange and complex cog for safekeeping. however the artifact-cog fast attracts Burn undesirable attention—too a lot of it, from too a lot of Veridon’s strongest factions, casting doubt on even his closest allies.

A way more risky and unpredictable enemy has additionally joined the manhunt, carving a bloody path around the urban, whereas Burn’s frantic look for solutions basically ends up in extra questions. on the center of all of it, the mysterious cog, which hides a mystery effective sufficient to shake Veridon to its very center, and recast Burn’s whole life.

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