Billy O'Shea is a writer, translator and musician. Originally from Ireland, he was educated at Trinity College Dublin and the University of Copenhagen. He has lived in Scandinavia for the past thirty years.
Clockmaker Karl Nielsen has not been having a good day. He thought he was taking a short Yuletide trip to the city. Now he stands accused of treason. robbery and murder.
The darkly humorous third volume in the Kingdom of Clockwork series features a king disguised as Santa, a prime minister who might be an alien, a pregnant Irish monk and a long-forgotten Danish monster.
When the oil and gas ran out, civilization collapsed. Now, centuries later, mankind is once again beginning to discover the secrets of the past ... starting with clockwork. This is the first book in the Kingdom of Clockwork series of humorous, satirical science fiction novels set in a renaissance-like future Scandinavia.
The second volume in Billy O'Shea's Scandinavian science fiction series is set in a clockwork world that arises after the collapse of our fossil fuels-based civilisation.In a future Denmark, Karl Nielsen, the King's Clockmaker, is recalled to the Round Tower of Copenhagen to design the King's most ambitious project yet: a vehicle to travel into space.