century ago in a parallel
universe, trouble begins for a young motorman, Artemis Malcolm, when an
aurora-inducing magnetic storm cripples the power grid as he
to drive a luxurious streetcar packed with wealthy passengers.
Artemis discovers that he has an affinity with the aurora and can draw
electricity from it, and uses this talent to deliver the dignified
guests to their destination in time to save his employer from embarrassment.
Within hours of this feat, American inventor Thomas Edison learns of
Artemis and sends representatives to deliver the motorman to his
laboratory so his abilities can be studied.
the same time a telegram arrives from the Alaskan government,
offering Artemis a generous cash advance and employment under the exiled Croatian inventor Nikola Tesla
To follow his unseen friend in the aurora as the magnetic
northward, Artemis leaves behind his island homeland of Nineva
his way to the arctic nation of Alaska, with Tesla’s powerful
enemies tracking the motorman’s every move.
Artemis must summon all his skill and sagacity if
reach Alaska, where Dr. Tesla and the cryptic head of state, Regent
Alylsworth, are waiting for him.
Can Artemis evade capture? Are the rumors of Tesla's destructive
Who or what is the creature in the aurora that has
Will Artemis ever hold the controls of an electric
All this and worlds more in the upcoming novel, The Motorman