Available now from Orbit Books:

The Liberation

The exhilarating conclusion to the Alchemy Wars Trilogy

I am the mechanical they named Jax.

My kind was built to serve humankind, duty-bound to fulfill their every whim. But now our bonds are breaking, and my brothers and sisters are awakening.

Our time has come. A new age is dawning.

"Brilliantly imagined and beautifully written, Tregillis has created a perfect end to his series, filled with heroism and horror all the way to the finish."

—Christopher Farnsworth, author of Blood Oath and Killfile

"Tregillis concludes his Alchemy Wars trilogy in fine style…This is a satisfying conclusion to an excellent trilogy."

Publisher's Weekly

"The Liberation is great: 10/10, would recommend."


"Action-packed and harrowing."

RT Book Reviews

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Interested in leasing your own Clakker?  Peruse a lease.

Want to know more about the Brasswork Throne's conquest of Europe?  Read memoirs regarding the fall of London.

Also available:

The Mechanical & The Rising

Books 1 & 2 of the acclaimed Alchemy Wars Trilogy

"The Mechanical is as intricate and exquisite as the clockwork wonders it brings to life."

NPR Books on The Mechanical

"Tregillis (Something More Than Night) launches a series with this superb alternate history… Tregillis's complex setting is elegantly delivered, and the rich characters and gripping story really make this tale soar."
Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The Mechanical

"Part 3 can't come too soon."

Kirkus (starred review) on The Rising

"Thrilling action scenes and breakneck pacing will leave readers desperate for the next volume."

Library Journal (starred review) on The Rising

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Other critically acclaimed novels by Ian Tregillis:

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Something More Than Night

A Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler inspired murder mystery set in Thomas Aquinas's vision of Heaven. It's a noir detective story starring fallen angels, the heavenly choir, nightclub stigmatics, dirty priests, swell dames, and the Voice of God.

Rated one of the best SFF novels of 2013!

"Superlatives seem superfluous. Instead… wow.  Just— wow." 

 —Kirkus (starred review)

"A tour de force… Tregillis solidifies his place as a brilliant voice in the genre."

RT Book Reviews (4.5 stars, Top Pick)

"Glorious to behold."


"Addictively brilliant." 


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The Milkweed Triptych 

Bitter Seeds 
"An unstoppable Vickers of a novel." -- Cory Doctorow

The Coldest War
"Eloquent and utterly compelling." -- Kirkus (starred review)

Necessary Evil
"The pièce de résistance of the series." - RT Book Reviews (Top Pick)

BLOG: December 13, 2016 at 3:40 am

The Liberation: Alchemy Wars, Concluded

And so we've come to the end: The Liberation, the thoughtful and blood-soaked conclusion to the Alchemy Wars trilogy, is on shelves now!


Interview with Mary Hynes of the CBC Radio Show Tapestry (Listen to the full episode here)
Interview with Austin Tichenor of the Reduced Shakespeare Podcast
AMA session with Reddit r/fantasy
Interview with My Bookish Ways (The Mechanical)
Interview with F&SF guest editor CC Finlay
Video interview with Sword & Laser
Interview with Mythic Scribes
Writers Read: Ian Tregillis
What is Ian Tregillis Reading?
Interview with My Bookish Ways (SMTN)
Interview at Richard Gazala's Gazalapalooza
Interview with Rick Kleffel of The Agony Column
Interview(s) with Henry Herz
Interview with SFX Magazine 
Unwalkers interview [English | French ] 
Interview with Speculate! Podcast
Interview with Adventures in SciFi Publishing 
Ian Tregillis on the Sword and Laser Podcast
Ian Tregillis on John Scalzi's The Big Idea
Interview with Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
Interview with SFRevu
Interview with Mad Hatter Book Review
Interview with Apex Books
Interview at Literary Musings
Interview with Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
An interview with the authors of Busted Flush at Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
Interview with Travis Heermann at The Write Line 
9-way interview with the contributors to the Wild Cards novel Inside Straight at Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
Interview in the February, 2008 newsletter of the Online Writing Workshop for Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

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Praise for the

Milkweed Triptych

"A major talent... I can't wait to see more."

—George R. R. Martin

"Mad English warlocks battling twisted Nazi psychics? Yes please, thank you. Tregillis's debut has a white-knuckle plot, beautiful descriptions, and complex characters-- an unstoppable Vickers of a novel."

—Cory Doctorow

"A cross between the devious, character-driven spy fiction of early John le Carré and the mad science fantasy of the X-Men... Despite the jaw-dropping backdrop and oblique plotting, the narrative is driven by character and personal circumstance... 

Grim indeed, yet eloquent and utterly compelling."


"The characters come alive via [Tregillis's] imaginative dialogue and his storyline will keep readers spellbound and on the edge of their seats with an intense sci-fi/alternate history thriller plot."

—RT Book Reviews (4.5 stars, Top Pick)

"Well-drawn characters and a feel for time and place make this an excellent journey into an alternate Britain."

—Library Journal

"Engrossing... Tregillis ably mixes cold war paranoia with his mythology."

—Publishers Weekly