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The Miracle of a First Night
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Clerk Natalie Hart, a woman shunned by her orthodox Jewish family for her involvement with the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, is joined by Chief Archivist Wellington Thornhill Books, Esquire, in a case that reaches beyond the archivist’s scope. Natalie must not only educate the  archivist naïve to the ways of her people, but help in retrieving a mysterious artifact deeply rooted in legends.
Those Dark Satanic Mills
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Agent Imogen Feaveryear finds herself investigating a mysterious panic overcoming a mill in the countryside of Manchester, England. The unassuming mystery, dismissed by other agents of the Ministry, leads her to India, the approval of Doctor Sound on granting the young agent the latest in R&D technology. This case only twists and turns harder as Imogen confronts an enigmatic intruder.
Merry Christmas, Verity Fitzroy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
It's Christmas Eve, and Verity Fitzroy finds herself distracted from her duties with the Ministry Seven. When she endangers her fellow urchins, she begins to question her role in their life. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers of thi
Curtain Call
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Cordelia is called to a strange theatre by a message from her estranged father, and she hopes for a joyful reunion. Her father though has been treading on dangerous ground while trying to impress the Director the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Still Cordelia cannot possibly know the strange and terrifying details of what lies within this particular play house.
A Trick of Strong Imagination
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Althea Galway, a gifted statistician for the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, follows her tedious pursuits for Doctor Sound to a Winter carnival and a strange mystery at its heart. With a dashing illusionist and the memories of her own secretive past with the Traveling Galloway Circus clouding her judgment, she dares to reach beyond her station.
The Magnum Opus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A magnum opus is the work of a lifetime; an accomplishment that tops all other artistic achievements. To pour your heart and soul into the design of your magnum opus is a necessity, not an option, and the results are often realized only after years of refining and perfecting. Those who achieve such greatness truly love their work. But what if your magnum opus is creating another living being?
Bones - A Steaming Pistons Steampunk Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Come on a wild escapade to 1880s Odnnol meeting a zombi detective and his sidekick, whom you may or may not recognise, and Mopsy, a small, yet tenacious pug dog. This intrepid trio embark on an investigation to find the culprit of the disgusting custard murders, the elusive Rick the Japer, and get involved in the greatest caper of the century. Who knows where he might strike next?!
Mutiny
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Series: Orbit the Sun, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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.
Crypt of the Soulless Ones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Ellie Stapleton Brown, a young woman apprenticing as a treasure-hunter for Professor Byron Conroy, makes a startling discovery about the time before the Gafflon invasion. It is a discovery that might threaten humanity's very way of life. But, does she let the information out, or does she bury the evidence as the professor suggests?
Past Prologue: A Jenny Everywhere Story
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You set the price! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Jenny is a young adult that just wants to enjoy life. Poor and jobless, she lives between friends and acquaintances even as she struggles to find her calling. A strange girl at a party gives her the beginning of her future as she starts to unlock what it means to be a Shifter.
Wooden Go to Waste
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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Ottawa, Canada Agent Cora Thorton finds herself in the forests of Canada, land she knows well as it was where she grew up in before joining the Ministry. Paired up with a junior agent, Cora steps into a rivalry between two lumber barons and the mystery surrounding six men disappearing in the dense forests, never to be seen again. Deeper Cora digs into this mystery, the more difficult it is.
Silver Linings
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Price: Free! Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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.
Rendezvous with a Rebel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Mary Todd Lincoln and Jefferson Davis face off in a steampunk showdown in this alternative history version of the Civil War. Set in historic Charleston, Mary Todd, the President's femme fatale, matches wits against the wily Confederate Davis and his army of automatons in hopes of hastening the War's end.
Blood Alchemy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Caldwell Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When Arthur is approached by a stranger to use his investigative prowess to find his brother, the humble physician on Wimple Street cannot refuse. But can he abide by the use of forbidden Arcane Magic while fighting against a foe as old as time itself?
The Man in the Mask
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
An A’lle Chronicles short mystery by the author of Backli’s Ford. To fulfill her sister’s dying wish, Violet takes the long, arduous journey to the far north, one step ahead of her larcenous uncle’s hired thugs. But when she finds herself in danger in the Yukon wilderness, she will trust her life to a strange man in a golden mask. A classic murder mystery that crosses pulp with steampunk
The Painting in the Crate. A Pounds & Sterling Short Story
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Series: Pounds & Sterling, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This short story is the first in the "Pounds & Sterling" series. A famous art history professor had been murdered. His doctoral student, art historian Samantha Pounds, takes up her own investigations. Soon she finds a useful clue, and presents it to medical examiner Dr. Oliver Sterling. Together they solve the case, in which international smugglers and foreign trading companies are involved.
Clockwork Wings: the Chronicles of Icarus Part 1
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Price: Free! Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Clockwork Wings: the Chronicles of Icarus Part 1 is the pilot episode in an upcoming full length novel deeply based in Greek Mythology with a Steam Punk twist. This previously untold sequel of the greek heroes, Icarus and Theseus, takes you into a bronze age world with steam punk technology. Read a book unlike any you've ever read before in a whole new genre we're calling Mythpunk!
Under Oak Island
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Agent Brandon Hill is called in to investigate strange happenings in Nova Scotia. The location is an isolated stretch of land called Oak Island, a truly peculiar place with mystery and peril surrounding it. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen.
Why the Sea is Boiling Hot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Researcher Dodgson is happy in the bowels of the R&D department of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, until a mysterious death and the question of space and time fling him out of it. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
In the Shade of the Ishtar Trees: A Tale of the First Venus War (a steampunk short story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Lieutenant Albo Collins has just come to Venus straight from graduating West Point, and the young officer craves more to do than cleaning drunks off the streets of New Philadelphia. When the governor orders the First Venusian Colonial Infantry to the northern border of the colony Collins gets his wish, but he has little idea what horrors await him, in the shade of the Ishtar trees.