Spinning Jenny was the second Faction Paradox novel released by Obverse Books in 2017.

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One snowy night in 1854, Elizabeth Howkins arrives in Strines. Back in the place where the gods took her Bill from her, all those years ago.

But now, she has learned their secrets. Now, she knows their weaknesses. Now, she is ready to exact her revenge.

But Elizabeth isn’t the only visitor to Strines. Major Webber and his team have tracked her to the four corners of the Empire. In Strines, they are determined that she must meet her destiny, in the name of the Queen.

And something about the upcoming conflict has attracted the attention of someone with their own plans for the chaos to come. No less than the resurrection of that old, doomed, time-travelling voodoo cult, Faction Paradox ...

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  • Author Dale Smith finished the story in May 2014.[1]
  • The character Elizabeth Howkins was based on Dale Smith's wife's grandmother, who had recently passed and left behind several diaries written to her late husband Bill.[1]
  • The novel was released on 25 November 2017, the day after the twentieth anniversary of the novel Alien Bodies. The first 100 physical copies included a numbered commemorative twentieth anniversary stamp.[2]

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