Great cities of glass and steel reaching up into the heavens. sinister iron birds peck at the sky.
It's 1899. Every night at twelve minutes to midnight the inmates of Bedlam, London's notorious hospital for the insane, rise from their beds and begin scribbling strange words on any surface they can find - the walls of their cells, even their own skin. What can it all mean? Penelope Treadwell is intrigued.
Soon she's ensnared in a venomous plot, and Penny realises that this isn't just a story, it's the future. And the future looks deadly.
Twelve Minutes to Midnight