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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 Elder Ice by David Hambling The Elder Ice by David Hambling July 30, 2014 $1.49 27034 words Sample 20%
Ex-boxer Harry Stubbs is on the trail of a mysterious and deadly legacy in 1924 London. A polar explorer has died, leaving many debts and hints of a priceless find. Harry isn't the only one on the trail -- and what he's looking for is as lethal as it is valuable. A tale of mystery and horror drawing on HP Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos.
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 Callahan The Chronos Clock: Aetheric Artifacts, Book One by Wendy 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 19790 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 The Dirge: Season One Episode One by Xavier P. Otter 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?
The Somass Affair by Anton Stark The Somass Affair by Anton Stark July 26, 2014 Free! 8022 words Read a sample
Messrs Bodan and Voith: urban explorers, technological savants, corpse-sellers. After stumbling on a shady deal between smugglers and religious zealots, Bodan and Voith must do the unthinkable: to save the drowned city of Günn from a sinister plot involving ancient technology, a colossal automaton, and the crumbling Somass Tower. A fast-paced, gritty Steampunk adventure.
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 The Dirge: Series Pilot by Xavier P. Otter 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 $2.99 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 Free! 181455 words Read a sample
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 $0.99 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.
The Circlet Treasury of Erotic Steampunk by Cecilia Tan The Circlet Treasury of Erotic Steampunk by Cecilia Tan July 01, 2014 $9.99 139274 words Sample 5%
The Circlet Treasury of Erotic Steampunk plays upon many classic Victorian & steampunk concepts for erotic purposes. If a mad or not-so-mad scientist of the steam age were to create his own clockwork being, what desires would be reflected there? If the airship were to let us unmoor from the ground, would the strictures of society and propriety fall away as well? Victorian erotica was no less.
Guardian Angel 3 by John Davis Guardian Angel 3 by John Davis June 30, 2014 $2.99 29501 words Sample 20%
After a devastating war against invaders from beyond our skies, few humans remain to fight back. Alicia Lucard is the best soldier we have and her showdown with Ancients' leader is inevitable. A queen collides with a hero unwilling to bow in this epic third and final installment!
Blessings of Baalshemin by Nobilis Reed Blessings of Baalshemin by Nobilis Reed June 29, 2014 $0.99 6963 words Sample 20%
In the Spring of 1869 Mrs Isabel Burton begins a correspondence with the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Director, Woodruff Spring, on a strange device she has run across in her travels. Ministry agents are dispatched and a soon enough the Burtons, both Isabel and her husband Sir Richard, are deep in a very peculiar occurrence and dashing through the wilderness to prevent untold horror occurring.
Steaming Pistons Steampunk Compendium I - Steam Rising by Tom Laimer-Read Steaming Pistons Steampunk Compendium I - Steam Rising by Tom Laimer-Read June 26, 2014 $2.99 19179 words Sample 25%
Welcome to Odnnol, that roguish, rakish, rambunctious place, a city jubilant with life, teeming with expressions of ecstasy and delinquent delights. Why not promenade down one of our quaint, quirky cobbled streets, replete with vagrants, drunks, guttersnipes & thugs, all regaling you with their tales of woe, & out to make a quick bob in the process? Seriously silly steampunk fun! Enjoy the trip!
Sky-Island 1827-E by Richard Raley Sky-Island 1827-E by Richard Raley June 25, 2014 $2.99 74557 words Sample 10%
The 13th Sky Watcher has been given the most important mission in the Clocker War. A mission without personal glory. A mission not of sharpguns, rolling landships, or thundering cannons, but of telescopes, mathematics, and watchful eyes. Yet when a mysterious, slow-moving dot appears in the sky, Captain Benjen Rahjain knows that this time telescopes won’t be the answer to the 13th’s problems.
Memento Mori by GS Wright Memento Mori by GS Wright June 24, 2014 $2.99 23606 words Sample 20%
Matilda is a young woman, just entering adulthood. At one time, she had her entire future in front of her. But now she is dying, her life is slipping away by the very thing keeping her alive - aether. To make things worse, what little time she has left is not her own. Twelve angry apparitions of murdered women seek revenge, something they can only get through Matilda.
Knights of the Iron Dragon: A Short Steampunk Story by Edward Lange Knights of the Iron Dragon: A Short Steampunk Story by Edward Lange June 22, 2014 $0.99 13366 words Sample 20%
The Iron Dragons: flying, steam-powered battleships. Used by knights to fight the dragons that dwell in the sky.
Apocalypse Witch by GS Wright Apocalypse Witch by GS Wright June 22, 2014 Free! 14772 words Read a sample
Matilda Katrine Myra is not from nobility. Her parents have spent their savings to send her to New Terros to continue her education and in hopes of a better future. It's not the life she wants. Everything changes when her airship is attacked by pirates. With a hasty lie told to protect another girl, Matilda finds herself abducted and thrust into a world beyond the safety of her civilized world.
The Flying Prairie Schooner by Joseph Lovece The Flying Prairie Schooner by Joseph Lovece June 22, 2014 $3.99 31586 words Sample 20%
Fly with inventor Frank Rude, Jr. and his friends to New York City and their adventures as wild as the West. With his sister Inanna, cousin Charlie, Denver Doll the Detective Queen, the mysterious Woman in Black, orphan PS and Ko-Ko the Monkey-Boy they face the mysterious Flying Prairie Schooner and take on Wall Street, Chinatown, Little Italy and Five Points.
The Bullet by Jeremy Tyrrell The Bullet by Jeremy Tyrrell June 22, 2014 $1.99 17553 words Sample 20%
A Bullet, forged within an ammunition factory, is on a path to its destiny. It faces a confusing time, trials and anguish as well as elation and shame as it comes to discover its true purpose. How will the Bullet face up to its ultimate task?
The Industrial Spy (Curiosity Chronicles, #3) by Ava Morgan The Industrial Spy (Curiosity Chronicles, #3) by Ava Morgan June 21, 2014 $2.99 51550 words Sample 15%
Engineer Colton Smythe, an agent of New Britannia's Cabinet of Intellectual Curiosities, is on a hunt for the man he believes is responsible for his mother's death. When the COIC orders him to team with French Bureau de L'Industrie agent Dominique Fontaine to infiltrate a metal foundry in northwestern France, he must choose between completing the mission or fulfilling a personal vendetta.
The Grigori's Heart by Damian Miller The Grigori's Heart by Damian Miller June 21, 2014 $3.99 92068 words Sample 20%
The rain falls constantly, our punishment after fifty years of war that left the world broken. The same war when magic was reawakened and created monstrosities of spinning gears and flesh that now plague the world. I find myself in an Empire where lucre is more important than lives with a job I can't refuse. The heart of the grigori has been stolen and the world will burn unless it is returned.
Her Majesty's Western Service by Leo Champion Her Majesty's Western Service by Leo Champion June 19, 2014 $4.99 116524 words Sample 20%
In a steam-driven alternate 1963, by-the-book Air Service officer Marcus Perry has to work with gentlewoman pirate Karen Ahle to stop a greater evil - a Tsarist conspiracy threatening to redraw the map of North America.
The Earl of Brass by Kara Jorgensen The Earl of Brass by Kara Jorgensen June 19, 2014 $3.99 89780 words Sample 20%
In 1891, an amputee archaeologist and a craftswoman disguised as a man go on an adventure where they find a civilization living under the Negev Desert. Their companions turn against them and the mysterious people, and Eilian and Hadley are forced to protect them.
Voyage of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #6) by Thomas Carpenter Voyage of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #6) by Thomas Carpenter June 18, 2014 $3.99 82844 words Sample 20%
Aboard the Jörmungandr, Heron must flee the remnants of the Roman navy bent on revenge.
The Armored Doctor (Curiosity Chronicles, #2) by Ava Morgan The Armored Doctor (Curiosity Chronicles, #2) by Ava Morgan June 18, 2014 $2.99 48495 words Sample 15%
Dr. Jacob Valerian is considered an eccentric by London society. Bearing physical and mental scars from his stint in the military, he returns home to help accident victims regain mobility with mechanical limbs. But how can he work closely with his new assistant, the pretty and plucky Miss Abigail Benton, without her knowing about the dark and painful past that made him who he is today?
The Lady Machinist (Curiosity Chronicles, #1) by Ava Morgan The Lady Machinist (Curiosity Chronicles, #1) by Ava Morgan June 18, 2014 $0.99 47968 words Sample 15%
The Lady Machinist (Curiosity Chronicles, #1): A romantic steampunk tale of clockwork soldiers, persistent pirates, and political intrigue. Machinist Lydia Dimosthenis detests pirates, especially those of British ilk. When her automatons catch the eye of a charming, secretive ambassador from New Britannia, she is given an offer that she truly cannot refuse. But that doesn't stop her from trying.
Kurzgeschichten und Leseproben by Simone Keil Kurzgeschichten und Leseproben by Simone Keil June 17, 2014 Free! 186659 words Read a sample
Probierhäppchen und kleine Kabinettstückchen aus der Qindie-Geschichtenküche. Vier Autorinnen geben eine Probe ihrer Kunst und servieren Texthäppchen mit sehr unterschiedlichen Aromen. Es sollte also für jeden Kenner und Genießer etwas dabei sein: Fantastisches und Romantisches, Fantasy und Crime, Steampunk und Thriller … Suchen Sie sich aus, was Ihnen schmeckt.
Çelikkale by Mehmet Kardaş Çelikkale by Mehmet Kardaş June 17, 2014 Free! 3724 words Read a sample
Çanakkale Savaşının tüm şiddetiyle yaşandığı alternatif bir tarihte, Osmanlı savunmasını kırmak isteyen düşman yeni bir silahla saldırıya geçer.
Steam Sleuth #1: The Ill Fated Flight of the Bad Ship Petty Snark by Stanley Bruce Carter Steam Sleuth #1: The Ill Fated Flight of the Bad Ship Petty Snark by Stanley Bruce Carter June 16, 2014 $0.99 26499 words Sample 20%
When the cruel captain of the airship Petty Snark gets strangled by his own cat-o-nine-tails, Lt. Aubrianna Chellbamber suspects murder. As she investigates the kinky crew and tries to untangle this sordid mess, we have to wonder: Will the killer lash out again, or will Aubrianna whip up a solution to this steamy – and steampunky – mystery?