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Jet Black – Return to the Planet of the Merwomen #15
Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A call from a beautiful Merwoman has Jet and the crew carrying an empty box into hostile territory to face their nightmare.
The Basics of Flight
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: 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
Queue (Waterman)
Series: Waterman. Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
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.
Mutiny
Series: Orbit the Sun, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
As Earthrise gets closer to the Sun both the heat and tensions are rising. Discipline is falling apart; rumour fuels fear, and both crew and visitors are losing faith in decisions that have been made. Now Andrew has to face the mob before Earth leaves them behind.
The First Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
The Vertigo City Resistance is pitted against the shadowy Weimar Corporation. Their stalemate is broken by the death of an infiltrator. The fiery Resistance Commander Liss Hunt and bewildered companion Philip Wiseman set off on a journey into both organisations to discover the truth behind who runs Vertigo. The First Tale is an action adventure featuring automatons, mad scientists and explosions!
Tess Mercury and the Wanton Wife
Series: Tess Mercury, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by DC Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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.
Orphans of the Celestial Sea, Episode 3: Mysterious Cargo
Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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.
Clockwork Nessie
Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Spencer Imaginarium. Categories: 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.
Orphans of the Celestial Sea, Episode 2: Engine Trouble
Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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.
Waylines - Issue 5
Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
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.
Gears and Levers 1: A Steampunk Anthology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,210. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(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
Deathmaker (Dragon Blood, Book 2)
Series: Dragon Blood. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,620. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When Lieutenant Caslin Ahn joined Wolf Squadron, she was prepared for the reality that she might one day be killed in the line of duty. She was less prepared for being shot down, assumed dead by her own people, and dragged off to the Cofah Empire as a prisoner of war. As if being thrust into a dungeon and interrogated wasn't bad enough, her cellmate is the notorious pirate Deathmaker.
Little Agnes and the Shopkeeper Sham
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by DC Press. Categories: 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.
The Gilded Gun: An Aetheric Artifacts Prequel
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Wendy Callahan. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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”.
Lady Jessica, Monster Hunter - Episode 1: Heart Of The Empire
Series: Lady Jessica, Monster Hunter - Season One. Price: Free! Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Heart of the Empire is the first episode in a series of action and character driven steampunk adventures featuring Lady Jessica and The Black Diamonds. Short in length, each episode is designed to be standalone: though they are linked by an overall story arc which will develop as the 'season' progresses.
The Viatic of Thaddeus Moon
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: 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.
Silver Linings
Price: Free! Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Wellington Books and Eliza D. Braun arrive in Cairo, Egypt, sent from Ministry headquarters on an archival audit. What Wellington hopes will be a stay in the cradle of civilization and a break from the bitter winter of England instead looks to be a brief visit on account of Eliza’s poor attitude and the disdain of the area field director, Marcus Donahue.
Sword of the Archon
Price: $3.67 USD. Words: 104,950. Language: American English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Armed with the Holy Sword of the Archon and guided by a slippery philosopher, a venerable abbot, and an immortal shaman, Shader is the world's last hope against the coming cataclysm.
Dark Circus
Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(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.
Zombie Cowboys (Book One)
Price: Free! Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
This is not a story of humanity's survival during the plague of mankind. This is about our lives over a century after the Mortakin Virus decimated a world we once knew. Humanity has survived, though the Zombies remain. Cities built atop towers and mountaintops. Entire civilizations living aboard barges at sea. We've adapted well to sharing our world with those infected by a virus in which we have.