Ardent Violet and the Infinite Eye

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By Alex White

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A ragtag band of musicians is all that stands in the way between an army of giant mechas and humanity's total destruction in the second book of this big-hearted, technicolor space opera trilogy by one of the most exciting voices in science fiction, Alex White.

Ultra-glam enby pop star Ardent Violet thought they could catch a break and enjoy some time with their new boyfriend August Kitko after defeating the giant mechas hellbent on humanity's destruction. However, Ardent didn't count on their mecha allies summoning a host of extraterrestrials to defend Earth.

Between the diplomatic entanglements of the newly-arrived alien Coalition, and a mysterious all-powerful AI establishing a base within their solar system, there's no rest for the wicked.

When August makes a discovery that could turn the tide of the war, Ardent Violet finds themself back in the spotlight for an encore!

The Starmetal Symphony 
August Kitko and the Mechas from Space 
Ardent Violet and the Infinite Eye 


For more from Alex White, check out: 

The Salvagers 
A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe
A Bad Deal for the Whole Galaxy
The Worst of All Possible Worlds

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  • Praise for August Kitko and the Mechas from Space

    "[A] music-infused space opera smash...Music forms the backbone of this beautifully balanced, artistically rendered space opera, which expertly combines well-executed action with witty banter between charming characters. Fans of epic, feel-good sci-fi are sure to be wowed." —Publishers Weekly

    "Emotionally complex and mind-blisteringly weird, this novel kept surprising me at every turn. It's like a beautifully-orchestrated disco space battle, and I never wanted it to end." —Annalee Newitz, Lambda Award winning author of Autonomous and Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age

    "White balances the elements of this space opera brilliantly in this first book in a new series, from the emotional connection between the characters to the huge plot pieces. The connection between Greymalkin and August, especially, is hilarious and endearing; they are two unlikely heroes that the reader will root for." —Booklist

    “A brilliant firework display of apocalypses, giant robots, gore, glam, and a nonbinary music icon—this is mecha absolutely masterfully done.” —Everina Maxwell, author of Winter's Orbit

    "Evangelion by way of David Bowie—visceral, big-hearted, and ready to rock your world." —Emily Skrutskie, author of Bonds of Brass

    "For fans of music, mayhem, and truly epic space opera, August Kitko and the Mechas from Space is a wild ride that starts with the end of the world and only gets better from there." —K.B. Wagers, author of Hold Fast Through the Fire

    "August Kitko and the Mechas from Space bursts with action, humor, and heart. Amid a dire and tragic setting of humanity facing apocalyptic extinction, it’s a hopeful shot of joyous adrenaline and whimsy...White uses lively characterization and pacing—with an effective blend of space opera, mecha anime, and music—to tell a story of human strength, weakness, and resilience." —Fantasy Book Critic

On Sale
Dec 3, 2024
Page Count
448 pages
Publisher
Orbit
ISBN-13
9780316430609

Alex White

Alex White

About the Author

Alex White was born and raised in the American South. They take photos, write music, and spend hours on YouTube watching other people blacksmith. They value challenging and subversive writing, but they’ll settle for a good time.

Alex lives in the shadow of Huntsville, Alabama’s rockets with their spouse, son, two dogs and a cat named Grim. Favored pastimes include Legos and racecars. They take their whiskey neat and their espresso black.

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