What Man Hath Wrought

A Series by Steven R. Southard

The Wind-Sphere Ship
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Heron of Alexandria, in the 1st Century A.D., invented a primitive steam engine he called an aeolipile, or “wind-sphere.” Persuaded by his friend Praxiteles, he used this engine to propel a ship. If his steam-ship could beat a man-rowed galley in a race, could Heron bring about the Industrial Revolution 1700 years early?
Within Victorian Mists
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
If the fog of time had lifted a bit differently on the 19th century, and you could mix a haughty Englishman tinkerer, a plucky American steam engine repair-woman, laser holograms, giant dirigibles, and ornithopters, you might just get one madcap steampunk romance. Strap on your brass-rimmed goggles to see what happens . . . Within Victorian Mists.
Alexander's Odyssey
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
If the legends are true, Alexander the Great descended under water in a glass-windowed barrel. But how would the sea-god Poseidon react to that?
Leonardo's Lion
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In 1515, Leonardo da Vinci built a mechanical lion to entertain the King of France. The fate of that strange clockwork creation, and its real purpose, have remained unknown...until now.
Against All Gods
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two mortal lovers in ancient Athens have angered jealous gods. Separated by a voyage of wonder, their love is pitted...against all gods.
A Steampunk Carol
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Ah, Christmas Eve in Victorian London, with softly falling snow, and a hologram, and a talking ghost, and . . . well, it’s A Steampunk Carol.
The Six Hundred Dollar Man
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Sonny Houston, cowpoke. A man barely alive. “I can rebuild him, make him the first steam-powered man. A darn sight better than before.”
A Tale More True
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
History’s greatest liar, a colossal clockwork spring, a fantastic trip to the Moon . . . in 1769. Read it, but don’t expect truth.
Rallying Cry/Last Vessel of Atlantis
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
From a secret and amazing World War I regiment to a lone Atlantean ship facing a world of savagery—two stories of high adventure.
To Be First/Wheels of Heaven
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Twin tales of legend and fact—Ottoman space voyagers from an alternate universe, and the truth about an ancient Greek cosmic prediction machine.