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The New World Order
by Ben Jeapes
Only the Jeapesian imagination could think of launching a full-scale alien invasion into the middle of the English Civil War. Oliver Cromwell's New Model Army, and young King Charles II, face the powerful Holekhors as alien airships fly in the skies over seventeenth century London. This is a novel, based in one of the periods of English history.
Only the completely original and unalloyed Jeapesian imagination could think of launching a full-scale alien invasion right into the middle of the English Civil War. Oliver Cromwell's New Model Army, as well as a young King Charles II, face the full might of the powerful Holekhors as alien airships fly in the skies over seventeenth century London. This is an extraordinary and thrilling novel, entirely original, and based in one of the most interesting periods of English history. Read about what MIGHT have happened in the seventeenth century - life could have been very different for us all-
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"* The book has good ideas, a strong story and zeppelins. Nothing with zeppelins exploding in flames can possibly be all bad. In addition, Jeapes presents a convincing picture of what the Holekhor technology would do to the battlefields of the Civil War - what it would do and more importantly what it would fail to do. - www.writeaway.co.uk * Jeapes does a good job with his characterisation, building up the backstory of his dodgy general'slife, and the battle scenes are well-written. - SFX * Bit of a page turner...there's plenty in there for all ages to get their teeth into...the books dark moments are robust enough to send shivers down your spine. - www.sfcrowsnest.co.uk * Lots of surprises and plot twists in this excellent, really gripping story. - Primary Times (Hampshire)"
About Ben Jeapes
Ben Jeapes is the author of two previous science fiction novels, His Majesty's Starship and Winged Chariot. He runs his own science fiction publishing company, Big Engine, and lives in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
The New World Order by Ben Jeapes
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Random House Children's Publishers UK
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