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    About The Waking Engine

    Welcome to the City Unspoken, where Gods and Mortals come to die. Contrary to popular wisdom, death is not the end, nor is it a passage to some transcendent afterlife. Those who die merely awake as…

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    The Waking Engine Cover Art

    Quick n’ durty from the copyedit trenches: the hauntingly gorgeous cover art for The Waking Engine with cover art by the award-winning Stephan Martiniere.

The Waking Engine, by David Edison. Published February 11, 2014 by Tor Books.



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Campbell Eligibility Post, 2015 Edition

  Hullo friends.  I emerge from the trenches for a brief update concerning award eligibility! I join the glad company of writers who are eligible for the 2015 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. My first pro sale…


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Praise has been coming in for The Waking Engine, which has already earned a starred review from the Library Journal.


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Read an excerpt from David Edison’s The Waking Engine, also available at tor.com.