In a future Denmark, Karl Nielsen, Royal Clockmaker, is recalled to the Round Tower to design the King's most ambitious project yet - a vehicle to travel into space. The second book in the Kingdom of Clockwork series is a quirky, humorous tale of Nordic monarchs, Irish monks, jazz records, airships, submarines, spacecraft and conspiracies.
Originally from Ireland, Billy O'Shea has been a grape-picker, a dishwasher, a dock worker, a TV sound technician, a diamond sorter, a pirate radio DJ, a bar musician, a translator, a 3D illustrator, a writer and a broadcaster.
He was educated at Trinity College Dublin and the University of Copenhagen.
He has lived in Scandinavia for the past thirty years.
He has so far published two novels, Kingdom of Clockwork and It's Only A Clockwork Moon.