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Olivier A. Blanchard
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The Peacemakers (The Nemesis Engines, #1)

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1915 – While all eyes are on Europe’s battlefields, scientists, anti-war industrialists and financiers all around the world are vanishing without a trace, and rumors of a plot to provide Germany with devastating new weapons have forced Britain’s intelligence services into a frantic, desperate race to hunt down and stop a new faceless enemy.

Thrust together by fate and purs
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Published (first published March 19th 2014)
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Traci Browne
Jun 05, 2014 Traci Browne rated it it was amazing
I like a lot of books that I read, but I love very few. This one falls into the loved it category. The author's descriptions are so vivid you can imagine perfectly the fantastical settings in this book. They are a wonderful mix of reality and imagination. I also like that he gives just enough description of his characters but not too much, meaning he gives me enough description to imagine what they look like and then stops so that I can complete them in my own mind.

The dialog is amazing. While s
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Leigh
May 07, 2014 Leigh rated it it was amazing
The introductory volume of The Nemesis Engines is a great entry into the Steampunk and historical fiction genres alike, while being its own unique novel. Harbert Pencroft is an approachable protagonist with failings we can all identify with.

While I'm not a technical person and often glaze over the fiddly details of engine models and the history of weaponry, Olivier kept it light enough to be consumable.

The single issue I may take with this novel is the character and subsequent romance with Ale
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Loving this sooooo much. Historical fiction, romance, war, adventure, invention, intrigue and fantastic relationship dynamics.
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Dec 30, 2014 Ian Gordon rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Worth all the sleep I lost reading this book. A quick moving story filled with action. I can't wait for Vol 2!
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