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Defender of the Departed
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Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When Kassandra Leyden begins seeing the ghost of her mother, she decides to investigate the circumstances of Anastasia's disappearance. Kassandra's mentor is not what he seems, her father is drinking himself into oblivion, and she's developing the ability to commune with the dead. Finally, someone has discovered how to interrogate the departed...(steampunk short story)
Aenima
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Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
1000 words. A steampunk investigator discovers a missing scientist has created a strange clockwork angel.
The Blizzard
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Price: Free! Words: 66,440. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
An energy-starved world has been saved by the discovery of a remarkable new invention: the water cell. A spoilt teenager - a little-too fond of mind-altering medicines - must evade amputee assassins, water-worshipping cultists, and a widow whose seven previous husbands have met questionable ends in order to save his fugitive father and uncover the dark truth behind this mysterious new power.
Nannies, Inc.
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Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Bitten Fruit Books / Satin Smoke Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Established in 1839, Nannies, Inc. has provided qualified child carers for over a million families, from the UK to Japan. Elizabeth Watson always thought she could make a difference … now she's about to find out just how right she is. Silly and sweet, it will warm your heart and take you on a quiet journey down the road of possibilities. Genre: Fantasy, with very light steampunk. (Short Story)
The Clockwork Companion: Your Key to the Mrs. McGillicuddy Universe (The Mrs. McGillicuddy Mysteries #0)
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Series: The Mrs. McGillicuddy Mysteries, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Before you read A Clockwork Vampire and A Werewolf in Time, learn all you can about Edwin and Eliza's world, including the different castes of Poppets, the different types of "nonhumans" (vampires, shapeshifters, etc.) and the technology that makes Mrs. McGillicuddy's universe a unique steampunk/cyberpunk experience unlike anything in urban fantasy today.
Crimson Overcoat Versus Christmas
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Series: The Adventures of Crimson Overcoat. Price: Free! Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Alexander Valtam aka Crimson Overcoat, former superhero and current magician's lab assistant, is hired by Santa's elves to mediate a labor dispute at the North Pole. Steampunk science-heroes clash with holiday fantasy in this action packed adventure.
Above The Clouds
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Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Young love is hard, no matter who you are or what you are. This young adult short story by Richard Roberts tells the story of two star-crossed lovers in a steampunk setting. Even though they've never seen the ground, theirs is a story as old as Romeo and Juliet. Will it end just as tragically?
The Singer
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Price: Free! Words: 27,410. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
It's 2010, and science has yet to discover how to harness electrical power. The music industry is everything you'd expect: ruthless, conceited, avaricious, shallow—save for only one difference: there is no way to amplify the human voice. Doctor John Doe has discovered a revolutionary new process to transform aspiring musicians into Singers. But at what cost?
Maledictus Aether
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Series: Outcast, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 79,810. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kennedy is a prodigy; the Fleet wants him to build their weapons for the fight against the Sky Pirates, and the Sky Pirates wants him to work for them. When the opportunity arises to choose sides, which will he opt for? An outcast since birth, the engineer embarks on an adventure to discover what truly befell his father, his heritage, and become the best Sky Pirate to sail the skies.
Forged in Blood I (The Emperor's Edge Book 6)
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Series: The Emperor's Edge, Book 6. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 124,910. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
The emperor has been ousted from the throne, his bloodline in question, and war is descending on the capital. Forge, the nefarious business coalition that has been manipulating the political situation from the beginning, has the ultimate weapon at its disposal. If it was difficult for a small team of outlaws to make a difference before, it's a monumental task now...
Angel Eyes
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Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Authority rules over the blighted metropolis from their airships on high. The only reason the malicious masters approach the dirty streets is to kidnap members of the underclass for experimentation. But they didn't count on one woman and her quest for revenge.
New Ceres Issue 1
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Price: Free! Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
On New Ceres you will find coffee houses, highwaymen, drinks, gambling and illegal high technology. New Ceres' New Enlightenment constrains society as well as liberating old thoughts and literature and drinking customs. The planet plays interstellar politics to defend its independence and it recruits refugees from Old Earth and the conquered New Alliance planets to maintain some dangerous habits.
Astrid Darby and the Circus in the Sky
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Series: Astrid Darby Adventures, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by DC Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Astrid and her entourage are off to the Cirque du Flaire, the famous circus in the sky, to solve a thrilling mystery, the surreal nature of which they discover is more shocking than they have ever encountered before.
The Basics of Flight
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Basics of Flight describes young Katherine Riley’s struggle to become an air-ship (called a ‘leo-fin’ in the story) pilot in a steampunk Victorian England
Bartleby and James (Galvanic Century 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 40,210. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 1 review)
Alton Bartleby is a social savant and the foppish toast of Edwardian London's upper crust. James Wainwright is a brilliant but socially stunted working class engineer with a fialr for invention and a propensity towards violence. Together they solve the mysteries that Scotland Yard cannot. This novel is the first in the Galvanic Century steampunk series of mysteries set in Edwardian England.
The Princess of Caldris
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Series: The Pandoran Age Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
The Pandoran Age Chronicles Book One Winteroud Sole is a young psychic when the Royal Detectives bring him on a case of missing persons; the Princess of Caldris. It is not long before the small group of investigators draws fire. The Transhuman Imperials, numerous galactic corporations, and underworld space syndicates all are suspect. In the Palace library Winteroud senses a great inhuman evil...
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
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Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shalaby W. Shalaby regards it as his civic duty to investigate the grave incident of the counterfeited ladies' hats. His companion, Byron Fecklace, inventor of the Gatling sword, does not consider the matter nearly so pressing. With the help of a dime novel and a dumb waiter, let us hope they can vanquish the diabolical spectre that awaits them in the UNNATURAL MANOR.
Jet Black – Return to the Planet of the Merwomen #15
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Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A call from a beautiful Merwoman has Jet and the crew carrying an empty box into hostile territory to face their nightmare.
The Dragoneers
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Series: The Chronicles of Susah, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 110,720. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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.
Clockwork Nessie
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Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Spencer Imaginarium. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
An intrepid young woman in pre-World War 1 Scotland, who prefers science to matrimony, discovers a world of incredible secrets her late father was keen on hiding from her. Clockwork Nessie is a short story featuring steam-powered inventions, monsters, pirates and handsome scientists.