Shortlisted for the Arthur C Clarke Award 2014, this is a Frankenstein tale for our time from one of the UK's brightest new literary talents. Vic returned from war tormented by his nightmares. His once happy marriage to Beth all but disintegrated. A machine promised salvation, purging him of all memory. Now the machines are gone, declared too controversial, the side-effects too harmful. But within Beth's flat is an ever-whirring black box. She knows that memories can be put back and that she can rebuild her husband piece ...

The Machine 2017, HarperCollins, London

ISBN-13: 9780008214333

Trade paperback

The Machine 2014, The Borough Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780007507504

Mass-market paperback

The Machine 2013, Blue Door, London

ISBN-13: 9780007428601