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Change of Seasons by Shiva Winters Change of Seasons by Shiva Winters Sep. 01, 2014 $2.99 206197 words Sample 20%
Long ago a colony ship departed Earth, sent drifting across the vast distances of space. Its' cargo of sleeping passengers have left the world that gave birth to their species intent on starting over to give their descendants simpler lives. But when they arrive on a far distant world, they discover they are not the first to have claimed that world, thus beginning a tumultuous span of history.
Tavara Tinker: Sounds of Time by Sharon Skinner Tavara Tinker: Sounds of Time by Sharon Skinner Sep. 01, 2014 $0.99 9439 words Sample 20%
Faced with a threat half a world away, Tavara finds herself confronting an adversary that has even gotten the attention of Queen Victoria. Tavara must race against the Black Airship to save the lives of countless innocent people... and Johnathan as well.
Demogorgon Rising by Anthony Burns Demogorgon Rising by Anthony Burns Aug. 31, 2014 $2.99 87900 words Sample 20%
An alternate reality adventure set to a background of Norse mythology, Aztec demonology, and Steampunk science.
Applied Natural Magic by Eric James Spannerman Applied Natural Magic by Eric James Spannerman Aug. 29, 2014 $3.99 41674 words Sample 20%
Saving a city from itself just shouldn't be this hard. Charles Woodridge is a man pursuing a vision. His advancements in hydroponics promise both to relieve the hunger plaguing the poorest citizens of Southwatch and to propel his ambitions for career, fortune, and family. But when an act of sabotage destroys his lab and his records are stolen, all his dreams are put in jeopardy.
Atlantis and the Game of Time by K.M Alford Atlantis and the Game of Time by K.M Alford Aug. 29, 2014 $5.99 100827 words Sample 10%
From the dingy annals of human prehistory, a new culture emerges. Like the Atlantians, they too can travel through time, but these are no passive, desk-soft anthropologists, and they will not be satisfied with coexistence. They desire to absorb, to assimilate, and will crush any civilisation that stands against them. The Atlantians know the price of complicity is too high; they will fight.
Mud and Brass by Andrew Knighton Mud and Brass by Andrew Knighton Aug. 26, 2014 $0.99 6153 words Sample 20%
How far would you go for love, or for justice, or for the perfect gearwheel? Niggle grew up a mudlark, hunting for scrap on the polluted river riverbanks of a steampunk city. Having dragged himself out of poverty through mechanical skill, he now finds an opportunity in the steam-powered heart of Mercer Shackleton's factory. Will he choose love or something else?
Riding the Mainspring: A Collection of Steampunk Short Stories by Andrew Knighton Riding the Mainspring: A Collection of Steampunk Short Stories by Andrew Knighton Aug. 25, 2014 $2.99 34042 words Sample 20%
A steam-powered cowboy with a taste for death. A daring art heist in a moving city. A zeppelin flight through the smoke-filled skies of a Europe torn apart by volcanoes. This collection brings together nine stories of mechanical adventure from worlds where pistons and clockwork are king.
Dark Dancer by Jaleta Clegg Dark Dancer by Jaleta Clegg Aug. 25, 2014 $2.99 52173 words Sample 20%
A strange prophecy haunts the Seligh lords, rulers of the Fey and controllers of all magic in the Summerlands, a prophecy that foretells their fall. At its heart, is a young human woman with no memory of her power or potential to destroy their world.
Faraday by Mark Lingane Faraday by Mark Lingane Aug. 18, 2014 $3.99 89143 words Sample 20%
Book three of the Tesla Evolution.  In war there are no winners, and everything has its price. Through improbable achievements and desperate sacrifice, Sebastian and Melanie turn to a dark future where the only choice is to soldier on, even if it costs everything. Includes zombies!
The Curious Case Of The Clockwork Menace by Bec McMaster The Curious Case Of The Clockwork Menace by Bec McMaster Aug. 14, 2014 Free! 44993 words Sample 20%
Friends, partners, and professionals. So just why is this case coming between them? In a Victorian London ruled by the blood-drinking elite, Perry, and her charming-but-reckless partner, Garrett, are charged with finding a missing theatre starlet. Can they come together to solve the case - or will it be too late, when the murderer turns his gaze on Perry herself?
Clockwork Wings: the Chronicles of Icarus Collected Edition Parts 1-5 by Stacy & Jennifer Buck Clockwork Wings: the Chronicles of Icarus Collected Edition Parts 1-5 by Stacy & Jennifer Buck Aug. 13, 2014 $2.99 71951 words Sample 20%
TRY PART 1 FOR FREE NOW! Clockwork Wings: the Chronicles of Icarus Parts 1-5 is now available in one massive collected edition of steampunk action adventure. Using steampunk wings created by his father, Icarus must escape the clutches of the evil king Minos, meet up with unlikely allies, and save Athens from certain destruction.
1889: Journey To The Moon by George Wier 1889: Journey To The Moon by George Wier Aug. 13, 2014 $5.99 70944 words Sample 10%
It's 1889. Eleven people are on a strange steam-powered anti-gravity spaceship to the Moon. Included in the crew are such unlikely passengers and crew as: Billy The Kid, Nikola Tesla, Jack The Ripper, and others. There are aliens on the Moon with evil intentions, the robots are wound a little too tightly, and no one knows that the Ripper is along for the ride. What could possibly go wrong?
The Last Dragoneer by C. D. Sutherland The Last Dragoneer by C. D. Sutherland Aug. 12, 2014 $3.99 155550 words Sample 15%
Susah comes face-to-face with her greatest fears as the arrival of her father's prophecy of a world wide flood is due.
Wall, Stone, Craft (short novel) by Walter Jon Williams Wall, Stone, Craft (short novel) by Walter Jon Williams Aug. 11, 2014 $2.99 29791 words Sample 20%
An alternative-history classic nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards! Young Mary Godwin has run away with the married poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, but a chance encounter places them in the path of Lord Byron, the Hero of Waterloo.
The Lost Dragoneer by C. D. Sutherland The Lost Dragoneer by C. D. Sutherland Aug. 11, 2014 $3.99 132553 words Sample 15%
Susah is torn between serving in the military and finding her place in the civilian world. After the Dragoneer Corps is decommissioned, Abaddon’s infamous army of giants and demons boldly approach the Sethican border. Dragons, fallen angles, the chaos of war, and the desire to do well dominate this antediluvian adventure.
The Dirge: Season One Episode Two by Xavier P. Otter III The Dirge: Season One Episode Two by Xavier P. Otter III Aug. 09, 2014 $0.99 18943 words Sample 15%
The Dirge Continues! Following their adventure on the Isle of Deeds Dr. Kilgen and the Dirge Select have set course to find the second Arctic Fiery Rose fragment. After facing the embodiment of death this should be easy right? Only underwater folklore, sea creatures, and the history of the lost city of Atlantis stand between them and the next piece of the Artifact, Seriously? Easy?
Mint's Arrival by Daniel Ausema Mint's Arrival by Daniel Ausema Aug. 07, 2014 $0.99 6256 words Sample 20%
What can you do when a steampunk mad genius targets you with a deadly serum? Fight back. Spire City is home to mighty machines of steam power and clockwork, and giant beetles pull picturesque carriages over cobbled streets, but there is a darker secret behind these wonders.
The Men of Summerly, (Sweet & Steamy, #2) by Nikki Woolfolk The Men of Summerly, (Sweet & Steamy, #2) by Nikki Woolfolk Aug. 06, 2014 $2.99 16563 words Sample 15%
A M/M Cinderella story with a Steampunk twist!
The Dragoneers by C. D. Sutherland The Dragoneers by C. D. Sutherland Aug. 05, 2014 Free! 110726 words Read a sample
When eighteen-year-old Susah leaves home against her parents’ wishes to become a dragoneer, she discovers the life of a warrior is one of hard work and dedication to a cause greater than life itself.
The Good, the Bad and the Didgeridoo by K.G. McAbee The Good, the Bad and the Didgeridoo by K.G. McAbee Aug. 05, 2014 $0.99 10035 words Sample 10%
Airship pilot Lady Abigail Moran and her partner in all things, Simon Thorne, master pickpocket, are in the midst of yet another adventure. This time, the good ship Invincible has taken them to Australia: land of opals, kangaroos, didgeridoos…and dinosaurs?
Treasures of the Sea by Kay Michaels Treasures of the Sea by Kay Michaels Aug. 04, 2014 $0.99 5522 words Sample 20%
Treasures of the Sea is a short adult fiction novella that contains mature content. London Edvards is the first mate on the Hateful Harpy, a ship that bears the black flag. He consorts with the navigator, Molly, but what will he do when she's stricken a vision of the ship's imminent doom?
Space Vixen Trek Episode 4.135667:  Walking the Planck, sub figura XVI by Rainbow Albrecht Space Vixen Trek Episode 4.135667: Walking the Planck, sub figura XVI by Rainbow Albrecht Aug. 01, 2014 $2.99 15763 words Sample 25%
A dorky genius and a knuckle-headed linebacker take a prototype spaceplane out for a three hour tour. The navigational computer crashes, they're hopelessly stranded, and the jock ate too many beans. But at least the nerd is far from his greedy creditors and especially his control freak wife. Then he discovers the horrifying reason why he hasn't made a plug nickel from his super duper invention...
In de schaduw van het Keezending by Beckevaert In de schaduw van het Keezending by Beckevaert July 30, 2014 Free! 41352 words Read a sample
Een bloemlezing van oorspronkelijke, nederlandstalige steampunkverhalen van diverse auteurs.
The Beastly Conspiracy Part One: The Beast is Born by Matt Ramsay The Beastly Conspiracy Part One: The Beast is Born by Matt Ramsay July 29, 2014 $0.99 16444 words Sample 20%
A strange Beast stalks the alleys of seventeenth century London, striking terror into the hearts of the citizenry. Detective Belle is assigned to investigate the case of the Beast of London. During the course of her investigation she discovers a conspiracy that reaches the heights of London. The beast she was assigned to capture may be her only hope of coming out alive.
The Chronos Clock: Aetheric Artifacts, Book One by Wendy L. Callahan The Chronos Clock: Aetheric Artifacts, Book One by Wendy L. Callahan July 29, 2014 $3.99 64508 words Sample 20%
In 1892 Victorian London, Demetra Ashdown is a half-daemon with the ability to locate and draw Aetheric artifacts to her. When her former fiancé’s valet is held hostage and will only be released in exchange for a device with the power to control time, she must act quickly to save a man’s life.
Dieselpunk: arquivos confidenciais de uma bela época by Editora Draco Dieselpunk: arquivos confidenciais de uma bela época by Editora Draco July 29, 2014 $12.99 122295 words Sample 20%
Dieselpunk é o sucessor cronológico do steampunk, gênero literário que chegou à moda e às artes plásticas, conquistou o mundo e foi o nosso tema em Vaporpunk – relatos steampunk publicados sob as ordens de Suas Majestades. Agora, com uma estética inspirada no começo do século XX, a Belle Époque surge sem a interferência da Grande Depressão e a Guerra Fria atinge níveis inimagináveis.
Vaporpunk: relatos steampunk publicados sob as ordens das suas majestades by Editora Draco Vaporpunk: relatos steampunk publicados sob as ordens das suas majestades by Editora Draco July 29, 2014 $12.99 102112 words Sample 20%
Com força mundial, a estética steampunk vem angariando cada vez mais fãs brasileiros e portugueses. Seu apelo visual e o rico conteúdo inspirados no século XIX são o combustível certo para a produção de uma literatura que pode ser intensa, mas também descontraída. Descubra o que oito autores maquinaram nesse intricando conjunto de engrenagens que é a imaginação.
Electric Time by Meyari McFarland Electric Time by Meyari McFarland July 29, 2014 $2.99 19690 words Sample 35%
Banan wasn't violent but the attacks against her daughter made her contemplate violence on a grand scale. She ventured into the net and found that the threat was greater than a broken heart. If Banan didn't stop it, she could lose not only her daughter but also her life. Electric time is a dramatic cyberpunk story set in a future where global warming has won and the world is falling to pieces.
The Werewolf Project by Jon Hartless The Werewolf Project by Jon Hartless July 28, 2014 $2.99 20180 words Sample 20%
One year ago, Lady Roslyn Foxington and Tamara Kelly, a working-class steamship courier, stumbled on a secret project to scientifically augment men into vampiric creatures. Though they survived an all-out assault by the creatures and their creator, Doctor Mortimer, they knew it was far from over. Now Mortimer desires revenge and he has a new experiment lurking in the dark, waiting just for them.
Dark Wave by M.D. Hayes Dark Wave by M.D. Hayes July 27, 2014 $5.99 169657 words Sample 15%
Just when Emmeline thought she had gotten used to the idea of vigilante justice, another threat creeps in to the strange story that has become her life. Emmeline had learned how to handle those outside of the Guild - what does she do when one of their own turns against them?
Timekeeper by Anton Stark Timekeeper by Anton Stark July 26, 2014 Free! 2473 words Read a sample
Tick-tock. The Timekeeper scavenges, in search of remembrance.There was a time when he was no Timekeeper. There was a time when he was a man called Derkan, with a wife and a son. That man died, and the city of Günn along with him. Tick-tock. The Timekeeper scavenges, and remembers. This is a tale about time, about memory, about the end of things. Tick-tock.
The Dirge: Season One Episode One by Xavier P. Otter III The Dirge: Season One Episode One by Xavier P. Otter III July 26, 2014 $0.99 21363 words Sample 15%
Can the Dwarves of the Dirge face down dragons, the Minotaur, an all-powerful witch, and various personifications of Death itself in order to solve ancient riddles, get passed giants, rebirth the undying, and befriend those that only trust the dead? Or will they simply join those that are protected, in their eternal slumber being welcomed to the Isle of Deeds by The Guardians?
Change of Heart by Lilliana Rose Change of Heart by Lilliana Rose July 22, 2014 $2.99 18764 words Sample 15%
A mysterious illness threatens workaholic Dr George Wenderlen. Vickie, his wife, must find the courage to go against society's expectations and take charge to protect them both.
Pulse by Pulse by Teresa Wymore Pulse by Pulse by Teresa Wymore July 22, 2014 Free! 6109 words Read a sample
Despite the shark inside, a hybrid spends her nights hunting for something no animal desires.
The Dirge: Series Pilot by Xavier P. Otter III The Dirge: Series Pilot by Xavier P. Otter III July 21, 2014 Free! 21959 words Read a sample
More than any other time in their history the Dwarves need heroes, a crazy inventor and his family are the ones who step up to the challenge. Dr. Kilgen is a Dwarf on a mission. Since the dragons attacked his village he has spent every minute that he isn’t saving Dwarves at the hospital inventing steam powered machines of mass dragon destruction.
Behind the Red Curtain by Eve Francis Behind the Red Curtain by Eve Francis July 20, 2014 $4.99 36387 words Sample 20%
Cassandra Lightman, a former inventor, now works with Dr. Timothy Brown, helping him cure women of hysteria. When Sandra’s relationship with Bedelia Morten, a patient, becomes too close, she invents a vibrator to “stand-in” for herself. When Sandra’s invention takes off, she is forced to reconsider her role both in and out of the examination room and with who she wants by her side.
The Circus Infinitus - War of the Worlds by Ethan Somerville The Circus Infinitus - War of the Worlds by Ethan Somerville July 18, 2014 $2.99 60435 words Sample 20%
It is 1895 and the Circus Infinitus has finally returned to London after a seven year absence. However not long after their arrival the membrane between reality and the Immaterium rips open, and scores of demons charge out to wreak havoc. But before any real damage is done the incursion is aborted and the demons are banished.
Blood Charged (Dragon Blood, Book 3) by Lindsay Buroker Blood Charged (Dragon Blood, Book 3) by Lindsay Buroker July 17, 2014 $3.99 96395 words Sample 50%
Sardelle Terushan, sorceress and healer, should be lying low. Magic is forbidden in Iskandia, and magic users are drowned, shot, or otherwise slain. The problem? She's fallen in love with ace fighter pilot and national hero, Colonel Ridge Zirkander, a man whom everybody notices, including the king. It's not long before Sardelle has spies dogging her steps and people trying to blow her up.
Free-Wrench by Joseph Lallo Free-Wrench by Joseph Lallo July 16, 2014 $2.99 62265 words Sample 50%
Beyond the islands of Caldera the world is a vicious place. A terrible calamity has poisoned the land. Those too ruthless or stubborn to die have crafted steam-powered mechanical wonders and taken to the sky. Yet somewhere in that wretched land there is a cure for a dire disease. With the eccentric crew of an airship called The Wind Breaker, Nita Graus means to find that cure, whatever the price.
The Destruction of Kirill by Pax Asteriae The Destruction of Kirill by Pax Asteriae July 15, 2014 $1.99 32293 words Sample 10%
An obedient slave, Kirill's life was simple: serve his wealthy owners until he's sold. His master's son's interest was unwanted—and one horrifying summer's day it plunged his life into ruin. Now he has another kind of life, with a man who never wanted a slave and has no use for the one he now owns, but now he's finally found normality it comes crashing down again—and this time it's all his fault.
The Ruby Celeste Collection - Books 1-3 Box Set by Nicholas J. Ambrose The Ruby Celeste Collection - Books 1-3 Box Set by Nicholas J. Ambrose July 14, 2014 $2.99 181455 words
A collection of the first three books in the Ruby Celeste series: a fantasy series with loose steampunk inspiration, following the crew of an airship and their captain, the quick, smart, sometimes explosive Ruby Celeste.
Halo Round the Moon by Steve Turnbull Halo Round the Moon by Steve Turnbull July 13, 2014 $2.99 39092 words Sample 15%
Pneumatic trains, steampunk air-planes, karmic sex and bloody murder in 1908 India. When the heir to an industrial empire suffers a fatal accident, Maliha Anderson is called in to determine whether darker forces are at work.
Blood Sky at Night by Steve Turnbull Blood Sky at Night by Steve Turnbull July 13, 2014 $2.99 29968 words Sample 15%
1908. Ceylon. Attempting to deal with questions of race and identity, Maliha Anderson is confronted with a death that brings her face-to-face with her past. And it's a murder interwoven with international politics and greed, that even she may not be able to solve.
The Great Bicycle Race by Russ Crossley The Great Bicycle Race by Russ Crossley July 12, 2014 $2.99 6022 words Sample 20%
Phillip Host, invents the first nuclear fusion steam driven cycle and his employer tells him the Royal Family expect him to win the Great Bicycle Race from London to South Hampton or the British Empire will fall and the future of Europe will be forever changed. Will Britain rule the road or will the sun set on the empire? An alternate history steam punk adventure.
Six Weeks in the Moon by Joseph Lovece Six Weeks in the Moon by Joseph Lovece July 11, 2014 $4.99 53255 words Sample 20%
Three loonies, Dick, Ned and Professor Benton, are completely unprepared for their trip to the Moon. They arrive just as a powerful earthquake destroys the capitol, are attacked by an alligator-octopus creature, hunt wild game on the Lunar plains, and almost get eaten by a sea monster. And that's just the first day! Includes a new story and the original from 1896 never before reprinted.
Lady Dorn by Sean Hayden Lady Dorn by Sean Hayden July 09, 2014 $0.99 10039 words Sample 20%
* * * This work is a steampunk NOVELLA, approximately 10,000 words and 35 pages * * * Lady Dorn wasn't always a lady, nor was she always a vampire. A former member of the Imperial Guard she finds herself ennobled after saving the life of the emperor. Everything has its price. A lesson learned only too well by Dorn. Her price had been the life of her love.
Lightning Wolves by DavidLeeSummers1 Lightning Wolves by DavidLeeSummers1 July 06, 2014 $4.99 86620 words Sample 20%
It's 1877 and Russians forces occupy the Pacific Northwest. They are advancing into California. New weapons have proven ineffective or dangerously unstable. The one man who can help has disappeared into Apache Country, hunting ghosts. A healer and a former sheriff lead a band into the heart of the invasion to determine what makes the Russian forces so unstoppable while a young inventor attempts...
Black Crow's Blessing by Sophronia Belle Lyon Black Crow's Blessing by Sophronia Belle Lyon July 05, 2014 $0.99 22320 words Sample 15%
A horse thief changes Pecos Bill and Sluefoot Sue's lives forever. In the village of the People of the Crack, Sue discovers a startling forgotten lore and helps them reclaim their ancient gear and steam technology. A shaman claims only he knows the true identity of the Father of the People and can decide the fate of these strangers. A child may hold the key to freeing her people from evil.
Bridgetown, Issue #1: Arrival by Giovanni Iacobucci Bridgetown, Issue #1: Arrival by Giovanni Iacobucci July 03, 2014 You set the price! 73417 words Sample 20%
Bridgetown: Issue #1, "Arrival" is part one of a three-part epic fantasy Western novel from author Giovanni Iacobucci. It features a colorful cast of characters, alternate history science fiction, dark fantasy/mystery elements, and an open-ended sandbox world that invites readers to imagine possibilities beyond the adventure within its pages.
The Dream Engine by Sean Platt The Dream Engine by Sean Platt July 02, 2014 $4.99 102896 words Sample 20%
When Eila Doyle first sees the strange boy beckoning in whispers from somewhere deep in her imagination, she questioned her sanity. She was used to seeing strange things with her eyes closed — that’s what Eila did all day while strapped to the Blunderbuss, Building whatever the Ministry of Manifestation required — but never before have those images felt so real, or so dangerous.