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Storm Watch - A Tale of the Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Sea, they say, is a harsh mistress. But she gives as well as takes, and the tiny fishing village nestled between the towering cliffs depends on her good graces for survival. James Fairweather is about to discover what happens when her favour is lost. The air is heavy with the tang of salt. On the horizon, clouds are gathering. And something is stirring in the deep, below...
La Caracola de Neptuno 1ª Parte
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Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: Spanish. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Ciudad Condal. 187. El detective John Melville se ve envuelto en una aventura sin precedentes y le enfrentará a la sociedad secreta de Los Custodios de Dios. Y en ella quizás encuentre el modo de rescatar a Los Perdidos en el Tiempo.
Chronicles of Steele: Raven 1 Episode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by AltWit Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Every life a reaper takes must be redeemed. In this epic, steampunk inspired fantasy set in an alternate universe, Raven tries to give up her life as an assassin, only to be pulled right back in.
Events at Fort Plentitude
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You set the price! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this short story, an exiled soldier tries to wait out a winter in a fort beleaguered by fox-spirits and winter demons. Master storyteller Cat Rambo delivers another enchanting secondary world fantasy in a story that originally appeared in Weird Tales and which is reprinted in the collection Eyes Like Sky and Coal and Moonlight.
The Zoë Trope
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A short steampunk story regarding a dangerous liaison between the Queen and a particularly unruly and unusual steampunk assassin named Zoë Trope. Part of the stupendous Steaming Pistons series. Chuffing marvellous!
Our Town
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Series: Mauretania Comics, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 120. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction
Space Hero “Monitor” visits a small town near the desert, but someone he knows, someone we never quite find out about, has been there before him. A beautifully-illustrated story from Mauretania Comics. This is the story mentioned by Jerome LeGlatin in his review of Chris Reynolds' "Planet 4".
The Ties That Bind
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Series: The Gilded Cages Saga. Price: Free! Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Some ties are not meant to be broken. Jamison Mitchell has discovered many things about his wife Cynara in their short time together. But as they set off the bombs meant to destroy WFG's largest fleet of slave ships, will he discover that she may care for him as he does her? Or will the ties binding her to her former love Simon Thorne prove too strong to break?
Dreams of the Fallen
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Series: The Gilded Cages Saga. Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The bomb is set and time's a-wasting.... Cynara des Jardin has sworn to do anything in her power to ensure her daughter never has to fear becoming enslaved by the Witchfinders thanks to the witchblood which flows through her veins. With the help of her husband and colleague Jamison Mitchell, Cynara sneaks into a private slave auction in order to destroy the slavers in their stronghold.
Taking Flight
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Series: The Gilded Cages Saga. Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When the Witchfinders come, its best to be ready to run. Jamison Mitchell wasn't supposed to be in love with the woman he married. It wasn't fashionable. But when he marries Cynara des Jardin, a witch being hunted by WFG, Incorporated, he does just that. When the Witchfinders discover the couple has been hiding out in London, Jamison must defend his new bride or die trying.
The Devil's Mark
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Series: The Gilded Cages Saga. Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
If Henri d’Estes were a true gentleman, he’d be dead by now. Cynara des Jardin wanted Henri d'Estes dead. Preferably, by her own hand. She has tried to kill him once already. But he turns out to be too stubborn to know what’s good for him. Or her. Yet as Cynara’s attempt to ensure his demise fails, she learns an irreversible truth about herself that cannot be denied.
Timekeeper
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Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tick-tock. The Timekeeper scavenges, in search of remembrance.There was a time when he was no Timekeeper. There was a time when he was a man called Derkan, with a wife and a son. That man died, and the city of Günn along with him. Tick-tock. The Timekeeper scavenges, and remembers. This is a tale about time, about memory, about the end of things. Tick-tock.
The Somass Affair
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Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Messrs Bodan and Voith: urban explorers, technological savants, corpse-sellers. After stumbling on a shady deal between smugglers and religious zealots, Bodan and Voith must do the unthinkable: to save the drowned city of Günn from a sinister plot involving ancient technology, a colossal automaton, and the crumbling Somass Tower. A fast-paced, gritty Steampunk adventure.
Apocalypse Witch
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Series: Apocalypse Witch, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 14,770. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Matilda Katrine Myra is not from nobility. Her parents have spent their savings to send her to New Terros to continue her education and in hopes of a better future. It's not the life she wants. Everything changes when her airship is attacked by pirates. With a hasty lie told to protect another girl, Matilda finds herself abducted and thrust into a world beyond the safety of her civilized world.
Çelikkale
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Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: Turkish. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Çanakkale Savaşının tüm şiddetiyle yaşandığı alternatif bir tarihte, Osmanlı savunmasını kırmak isteyen düşman yeni bir silahla saldırıya geçer.
Letters to Abigail
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Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Based upon the lyrics and music of FuzzBot, Mike Chinakos, author of the Hollywood Cowboys Series, brings you a Gothic Steampunk short story set in the alternate history of a war gone terribly wrong.
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.
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.
Silver Linings
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Price: Free! Words: 7,120. 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.
Space Grease & Pixie Dust: Episode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Zuzy Bumpbump just wants to live a nice, quiet life where she can work on spaceships and be happy. But her little brother has other plans. Troublesome to the core, Flinch leads his older sister on escapades throughout the galaxy that land them in sticky situations and lots of hot water. Follow the antics of Zuzy and Flinch in this fun Firefly-meets-magic serial.
Xana-La
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Price: Free! Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.00 from 1 review)
"The fate of all those who enter Moongolia is to die." Follow the surreal and highly improbable journey of Victorian explorers Pharaday Lemmington and Franclin Spar-Turney as they investigate the truth of the secret Himalayan city of Xana-La. A surreal and mysterious short story - and the originator of the full-length novel Hairy London.