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The Fire Opal Mechanism

Fran Wilde

The Fire Opal Mechanism

Jewels and their lapidaries and have all but passed into myth.

Jorit, broke and branded a thief, just wants to escape the Far Reaches for something better. Ania, a rumpled librarian, is trying to protect her books from the Pressmen, who value knowledge but none of the humanity that generates it.

When they stumble upon a mysterious clock powered by an ancient jewel, they may discover secrets in the past that will change the future forever.

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ISBN: 9781250196538
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About the Author

Fran Wilde's acclaimed short stories have appeared in Asimov's, Nature, and Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Aside from her writing career, she has worked as a science and...

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Praise for Fran Wilde

The Jewel and Her Lapidary is a splendid tale of courage and transformation in a world as exquisite as Wilde's prose. You will be utterly entranced.” —Ken Liu, Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award winner and author of The Grace of Kings

“Extraordinary world-building and cascading levels of intrigue make Wilde’s debut fantasy novel soar.” —Publishers Weekly on Updraft