Tales of the Apt is a companion series to the best-selling Shadows of the Apt, gathering together short stories from disparate places and supplementing them with a wealth of new tales written especially for the series. Together, they combine to provide a different perspective, an alternative history that parallels and unfolds alongside the familiar one, filling in the gaps and revealing intriguing backstories for many established characters. A must read for any fan of the Shadows of the Apt books, where epic fantasy meets steampunk and so much more.
“The whole Shadows of the Apt series has been one of the most original creations in modern fantasy” – Upcoming4.me
“A page-turning ride to its superb finale” – FantasyBookCritic
“Tchaikovsky makes a good and enjoyable mix between a medieval looking world and the presence of technology” – Starburst Magazine
Adrian Tchaikovsky is the author of the acclaimed Shadows of the Apt fantasy series, from the first volume, Empire In Black and Gold in 2008 to the final book, Seal of the Worm, in 2014, with a new series and a standalone science fiction novel scheduled for 2015. He has been nominated for the David Gemmell Legend Award and a British Fantasy Society Award. In civilian life he is a lawyer, gamer and amateur entomologist.