Book 1

Cover of Night Call

Night Call by Brenden Carlson

Published 17 October 2020

A rogue robot is terrorizing the dark underbelly of 1930s Manhattan. Can detective Elias Roche and his new Automatic partner track it down? The year is 1933. Even in a world with free energy, robot labour, and megacorporations, nothing could stop the collapse of the American Dream. As the world-spanning Great Depression rages on, the remaining New York-based mafias clash with police for control of the broken city. Elias Roche, former police officer turned Mafia enforcer, works to maintain a t...

Book 2

Cover of Midnight

Midnight by Brenden Carlson

Published 20 July 2021

In a gritty, tech-noir version of 1930s Manhattan, an ex-cop and his robot partner must stop a killer who's sending the city into chaos. A month after Elias Roche and his Automatic partner Allen saved Lower Manhattan from itself, a new threat has emerged. Four high-profile murders at the Edison Hotel turn out to be connected to the Manzano Mob, one of the few rivals left opposing the Iron Hands. Along with this, Roche has gained accidental fame and a new threat in the form of a journalist who i...