Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Blog Tour: Bronze Gods by A.A. Aguirre ~win a signed copy

The Criminal Investigation Division of the great city of Dorstaad doesn't normally allow just anyone access to their case files, but after several days of aggressive negotiations (bribery may or may not have been involved), a group of curious bloggers, myself included, were allowed to rummage through some of the more peculiar cases that their top inspectors, Janus Mikani and Celeste Ritsuko handled. While we were there, mostly unsupervised, we poked around more than was strictly permissible and found some of their personal correspondence as well. We then decided we needed to share this information and Maja @ the Nocturnal Library organized this tour. If you've been following then you've been privy to our findings and today I am going to share the last bit of dirt information we obtained: 
Documents we obtained:

Are you curious? Want to know more? 
Check out the book and other stops in the tour 

Bronze Gods
by A.A. Aguirre
Series: Apparatus Infernum #1
Publisher: Ace/Penguin
Publication date: April 30, 2013
Genre: Adult Steampunk
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Hy Breasil is grimmer than it used to be. Before the Architect closed the door, there were regular crossings, and a great war decimated both humans and Ferishers. The native fae who refused to treat with the invaders faded; their bodies withered and died, stranding them as hungry, angry spirits that haunt the countryside. That means there’s always trouble brewing in Dorstaad. Janus Mikani and Celeste Ritsuko work for the Criminal Investigation Department, keeping citizens safe from things that go bump in the night. He’s a hardboiled cynic with an uncanny sixth sense; she’s determined to justify her promotion as the first female detective in her division. Together, they’re trying to keep a black tide from drowning the city. But when the second body surfaces, murdered with the same type of infernal device, the entire CID must face the truth. There’s a madman on the loose, twining magic and blood… and only Mikani and Ritsuko can unravel the intricate, lethal conspiracy before the Royale killer completes his macabre plan, unleashing old, forbidden magic on an unsuspecting populace. If the maniac succeeds, it could mean the end of everything…

About the Author 
A.A. Aguirre is the pseudonym for Ann & Andres Aguirre, a husband-wife writing team. She specializes in compelling characters; he excels at meticulous worldbuilding. By day, she's a USA Today bestselling novelist, and he is a pharmaceuticals tycoon.  Born in Mexico, Andres spent his early years traveling and getting in trouble everywhere else. Along the way, he got a degree from Pepperdine in economics and international business. Ann was born in the Midwest and has a degree in English Literature from Ball State. She's traveled less than Andres and gotten into less trouble, but scaling Macchu Pichu should count for something, right? Now settled, if not fully domesticated, Andres lives with his love, Ann, their fantastic kids, one whiny cat, and two wistful dogs.
INT Rafflecopter Giveaway - Signed Copy of Bronze Gods 
Check out previous case files, and read reviews 
April 30th @ The Nocturnal Library 
May 1st Heidi @ Rainy Day Ramblings
May 2nd Jenny @ Supernatural Snark
May 3rd Mary @ Book Swarm
May 6th Melissa @ Books and Things

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At July 17, 2013 at 9:02 PM , Anonymous Shamara said...

I would be very interested in reading since I love the steampunk element in books and this seems like a great novel. Also, I have to say that that cover really sparks my interest in this book!

At July 17, 2013 at 9:29 PM , Anonymous kimbacaffeinate said...

It was a total blast, cannot wait for book two!

At July 17, 2013 at 9:29 PM , Anonymous Ann Aguirre said...

Thanks so much for having us! I hope y'all enjoyed the tour as much we did. It's been such a pleasure.

At July 17, 2013 at 9:49 PM , Anonymous Lindsay Galloway said...

I don't have a lot of experience with Steampunk, but what I've read, I've really enjoyed. Plus, Ann Aguirre rocks my socks off! Bound to be EPIC!

At July 17, 2013 at 10:02 PM , Anonymous Marlene Harris said...

I want to read this because I adore steampunk and I loved Grimspace. So far, all the reviews of this have been awesome so I can't wait to get a copy!

Marlene @ Reading Reality

At July 17, 2013 at 10:03 PM , Anonymous Kamla L. said...

The notes and memos are such a fun way to give a sneak peak
of the characters and setting for the Apparatus Infernum series. I love the
Sirantha Jax series and I'm a big UF and steampunk fan. I'm really looking
forward to diving into the Apparatus Infernum world. Thanks for the sharing
with us and for the great giveaway!

At July 17, 2013 at 10:03 PM , Anonymous Debbie Haupt said...

Ooh Thanks Kim. Looks really good :)

At July 17, 2013 at 10:07 PM , Anonymous Barbara Walker said...

The cover, it's Ann and Andres, it's steampunk, there's a tiny touch of romance, the plot sounds insanely good, it's Ann and Andres, I love that the characters ethnicity is unusual. I raced out and bought the ebook after Heidi's review, but I'd love a signed copy for my Preciousssss shelf. ;)

At July 17, 2013 at 10:09 PM , Anonymous Tanya M said...

This sounds like an interesting book and a new genre for me. Thanks for the chance to win.

At July 17, 2013 at 10:11 PM , Anonymous sarah said...

I have this book on my wish list!! I dont think i have read a steampunk book and this book sounds like it would be good!! thanks for the giveaway!!

At July 17, 2013 at 10:12 PM , Anonymous Aurian said...

I have read so many raving reviews already, I want to read this one and immerse myself in the amazing world.


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