Kevin J. Anderson has more than 140 published books, 56 of which have been national or international bestsellers. He has written numerous novels in the Star Wars, X-Files, and Dune universes, as well as steampunk fantasy novels Clockwork Angels and Clockwork Lives, written with legendary rock drummer Neil Peart, based on the concept album by the band Rush. His original works include the Saga of Seven Suns series, the Terra Incognita fantasy trilogy, the Saga of Shadows trilogy, and his humorous horror series featuring Dan Shamble, Zombie PI. He has edited numerous anthologies, written comics and games, and penned the lyrics to two rock CDs. Anderson and his wife Rebecca Moesta are the publishers of WordFire Press.
i write. i make up stuff. i adventure hard, so you don’t have to.
ECW Press and ShowTech have created two wonderful special editions for Clockwork Angels: The Novel, limited to a total of 600, every one numbered and autographed by Neil Peart and me. The Gold and Silver editions go on sale THIS FRIDAY July 27 at 10 AM ET.
Gold Edition—This is really one of the coolest limited editions I’ve ever seen. The final manuscript for Clockwork Angels: The Novel was 302 pages long. Neil and I autographed every page of the manuscript. This signed manuscript page is matted and framed, and accompanied by a limited art print of one of the book’s illustrations, signed by artist Hugh Syme. It’s a large, beautiful frame. So, if you get manuscript page 45, you are the only person in the world who has that page.
Neil and I also signed and numbered bookplates for a special edition of the novel itself, embossed and slipcased, copies #1-302. If you get manuscript page 45, you get copy #45 of the numbered slipcased edition. The package including the framed signed ms. page, signed art print, and numbered slipcased edition sells for $299.95. ***Sales begin at 10 AM ET Friday, July 27*** Follow the link Gold Edition.
Silver Edition—Copies #303-600 of the embossed, autographed, numbered, and slipcased edition of Clockwork Angels: The Novel are available as the Silver Edition, selling for $74.95. ***Sales begin at 10 AM ET Friday, July 27*** Follow the link Silver Edition. Copies will also be available at the Rush Store.
We expect these to sell out quickly. If you are interested in a copy, be sure you’re ready at 10 AM ET.
Here’s the official press release:
July 23, 2012 – ECW Press is thrilled to unveil two exciting special editions of CLOCKWORK ANGELS: The Novel (ECW Press, September 2012), the landmark literary collaboration between Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart and bestselling SF author Kevin J. Anderson. These two numbered special editions of CLOCKWORK ANGELS: The Novel will be available for preorder on Friday, July 27.
The Silver Edition, slipcased and autographed by both Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart, will be a beautiful addition to any collection. This limited edition of 300 copies is available from both ecwpress.com/clockworksilver and rushbackstage.com, for $74.95.
The Gold Edition is a must have for die-hard fans. Slipcased and signed by both authors, The Gold Edition is accompanied by a lithograph image from the book, signed by artist Hugh Syme, and a unique autographed page of the original CLOCKWORK ANGELS manuscript. Both pieces are presented in an attractive frame with an engraved and numbered plate. With only 302 copies available, the Gold Edition will retail for $299.95, and is available exclusively from rushbackstage.com.
The Gold and Silver editions of Clockwork angels will be available for preorder on Friday, July 27, at 10am ET, while quantities last. Special editions will ship on August 31, 2012.
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