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Tess Mercury and the Wanton Wife
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Series: Tess Mercury, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by DC Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Tess Mercury and her posse are the best damn bounty hunters in the west. This is the story of how Lightning Hazel Harley with her arsenal of death rays, stun guns, incendiary devices, explosives and irradiated lizard spit joined the gang and helped them capture the infamous Chicago loan shark, Rudy the Roll Ricone.
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.
Queue (Waterman)
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Series: Waterman. Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
What should a young servant do when his employer may fire him at any moment, his employer's beautiful daughter is absorbed with her high school textbook ("How to be Firm with Servants"), and he's blocked from carrying out a simple task by a snooty cyborg? . . . This flash fiction blends science fiction with 1960s domestic comedy. It is a side story in Waterman, a retrofuture series.
Orphans of the Celestial Sea, Episode 3: Mysterious Cargo
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Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Orphans of the Celestial Sea is a Steampunk serial chronicling the adventures of Tom Cain and his misfit crew as they try to unravel the mysteries surrounding their airship Hecate and the plague of psychosis-inducing Mist which is slowly destroying human civilization.
Orphans of the Celestial Sea, Episode 2: Engine Trouble
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Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Orphans of the Celestial Sea is a Steampunk serial chronicling the adventures of Tom Cain and his misfit crew as they try to unravel the mysteries surrounding their airship Hecate and the plague of psychosis-inducing Mist which is slowly destroying human civilization.
Little Agnes and the Ghosts of Kelpie Wharf
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Price: Free! Words: 19,730. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013 by DC Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Lovable, precocious and clinically insane young scientist Agnes Crowley and her ubiquitous companion, Vic, a re-animated clockwork cadaver, investigate the mysterious ghosts of Kelpie Wharf, but to uncover the secrets of the wharf, they must face an army of werewolves, bogeymen, revenants, bog monsters, Spring-Heeled Jacks and other legendary monsters of lore.
Dark Circus
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Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
A traitorous fiance and a murderous stranger send straight-laced bookish Emmie Kirkwood fleeing into the 1870's London night fog. When a strange gas lamp appears at the side of the road, will it lead her to a place of refuge or a doom worse than what awaits her outside? Meanwhile, her would-be killer is still hot on her trail. A Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles steampunk suspense adventure novelette.
Little Agnes and the Shopkeeper Sham
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Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by DC Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
An idiotic shopper meets the dodgy and precocious Little Agnes Crowley and her animated clockwork cadaver, Vic, at the Grand Opening of Mr. Begum's House of Oddity and Curios of Dubious Origin and is delighted by the collection of Scalp Extrapolators, death rays, gauntlets and the mysterious Mutable Impetus Cannon.
Gears and Levers 1: A Steampunk Anthology
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,210. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Quest for the Mind and Soul Come, my friends, adventure and romance awaits in worlds that never were but should have been. Magic and science blend together as Gears and Levers explores the quest for all that makes up humanity. Battle pirates, travel back in time, fly in dirigibles, explore the wonders of the Orient, and walk with automatons in twenty amazing tales set in Steampunk lands
Blazing Bodices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Hardcore adventurer Sir Algernon Hogshead takes down badass steampunks in Victorian London. But the case of a lifetime might just ruin his winning streak and his life. When his wife starts keeping mysterious secrets and bad company, Sir Hogshead craves a peek behind the velvet curtain. But he can't possibly break through the world of women...or can he?
The War of Antiquities: Seven
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Series: The War of Antiquities. Price: Free! Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Rebecca’s new powers quickly grow beyond her ability to control them. Duke tries to teach her to control them before Therion will by force, but stolen magic is corrupt magic and comes with a price. A price that everyone will have to pay.
A Light in the Merced River (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In an alternate-history Steampunk America, missionary John Muir must choose between his two great loves: nature and Creation.
The Gilded Gun: An Aetheric Artifacts Prequel
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Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Wendy Callahan. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Before she was the icy, jilted ex-fiancée in THE CHRONOS CLOCK, Demetra Ashdown was very much in love with Lord Francis Winterton, who was just as smitten with her. So why did he have to fight so hard to win back her affections three years later? Because of the infamous incident with “the gun”.
Kadaverdisciplin
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Price: Free! Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Years ago, Belro Addison’s wife betrayed him, and he found himself a slave. He holds no ill-will against her, though; the kyronite mines are where he belongs. But when rebellious fifth columnists make a pawn of him, they think they’re forcing him to choose between fire and fate. Unbeknownst to them, however, Belro would rather die than choose; to him there’s little difference between the two.
The Viatic of Thaddeus Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A thief extraordinaire and general rapscallion teams up with his old partner in crime, an intelligent woman of humble upbringing and excellent swordsmanship, in order to escape the wrath of a vengeful inspector.
Republic
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 210,450. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
After the notorious outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius helped overthrow the corrupt faction controlling the empire and brought in a great war hero to lead the nation to prosperity, they finally earned their pardons—and some time off. A tropical vacation cruising around in a private submarine? Perfect. But their trip is interrupted by a summons from the new president: they're needed back at home.
Black Box
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Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Do not try to perceive the future in 1000 years. Even if someone shows it to you, you will not get it. Even if someone explains it to you, you will not get it. Black Box shows you why.
Professor Greenbolt's Aetheric Marvels
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Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
An eccentric toymaker comes to the sleepy town of Burr Ridge, and the townsfolk are delighted with his aether-powered wonders. Things are not at all what they appear, however, as Burr Ridge's children soon find out.
Waylines - Issue 5
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Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Waylines is a magazine of science-fiction, fantasy, and horror. Our goal is to capture the "bang" in speculative fiction - that mindbending, wow factor. Issue 5 features interviews with authors David Steffen and Ken Liu and film maker Christopher Frey, with stories by Samantha Kymmell-Harvey and David Halpert.
A Portrait of Tragedy (Chapter 3)
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Series: A Portrait of Tragedy, Chapter 3. Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Lace is an emergency responder to a world periled by tribulations, and understands the harsh situation he’ll be transported into when leaving his future era of New Millennium. An approaching monster, mechanical in design, is the cause of horrendous earthquakes in a major downtown metropolis. The violent tremors Lace runs from are a mere glimpse into this creation’s full destructive capabilities.