J.P. Medved

Biography

J.P. Medved writes fun adventure stories and thoughtful thrillers, from Steampunk works like TO RESCUE GENERAL GORDON, QUEEN VICTORIA'S BALL and IN THE SHADE OF THE ISHTAR TREES to philosophical mysteries like SECOND OPINION. You can preview his other works and download free stories at www.jpmedved.com.

When not writing, J.P. can be found frying anything he can get his hands on in his deep fat fryer, shooting tons of guns and losing himself in a good book at the most inopportune times (around the dinner table, at baseball games, during heartfelt emotional conversations).

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Books

Granite Republic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A story told through news clippings, video transcripts, leaked documents, and gripping first hand accounts, Granite Republic details the explosive stand of one small state against a tyrannical national government.
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.
Queen Victoria's Ball (a steampunk short story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Decorated airship pilot Henry Emerson has just returned to London from a military expedition in the Sudan. He and his friends are to receive medals for heroism at the Crystal Palace from Queen Victoria herself, but when an enigmatic American woman appears to warn him his life is in danger, Henry finds himself racing against time to prevent a conspiracy aimed at the very heart of the Empire.
To Rescue General Gordon (a steampunk short story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Henry Emerson didn't plan on disobeying orders, stealing an airship, and facing down a savage army of religious fanatics led by a man who believes he's the Prophet reborn. But he's about to. The famous General Gordon is trapped in a city under siege by the Prophet's soldiers. Henry and James, officers in the Royal Air Navy, and their Sikh friend, Raheem, must rescue him before the city falls.