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Aenima
By Stephanie Flint
Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
1000 words. A steampunk investigator discovers a missing scientist has created a strange clockwork angel.
The Last Adventure of Dr. Yngve Hogalum
By D. L. Mackenzie
Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this first novelette of the Magnetron Chronicles series, eccentric Nineteenth Century inventor Phineas J. Magnetron reveals his association with the secretive Hogalum Society. When his mentor and Society founder Dr. Hogalum dies, Phineas embarks on a daring and improbable caper to bring the good doctor's greatest dream to fruition posthumously, thus unearthing a haunting and compelling mystery.
Defender of the Departed
By Jeff Young
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When Kassandra Leyden begins seeing the ghost of her mother, she decides to investigate the circumstances of Anastasia's disappearance. Kassandra's mentor is not what he seems, her father is drinking himself into oblivion, and she's developing the ability to commune with the dead. Finally, someone has discovered how to interrogate the departed...(steampunk short story)
Crimson Overcoat Versus Christmas
By Luke Monroe
Series: The Adventures of Crimson Overcoat. Price: Free! Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Alexander Valtam aka Crimson Overcoat, former superhero and current magician's lab assistant, is hired by Santa's elves to mediate a labor dispute at the North Pole. Steampunk science-heroes clash with holiday fantasy in this action packed adventure.
Kaboom!
By Django Mathijsen
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by enpublikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Steampunk flash fiction in which Jellana, riding from town to town on her steam tandem, gets in trouble with an unscrupulous traffic cop.
Above The Clouds
By Richard Roberts
Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Young love is hard, no matter who you are or what you are. This young adult short story by Richard Roberts tells the story of two star-crossed lovers in a steampunk setting. Even though they've never seen the ground, theirs is a story as old as Romeo and Juliet. Will it end just as tragically?
The Singer
By Jessica Law
Price: Free! Words: 27,410. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
It's 2010, and science has yet to discover how to harness electrical power. The music industry is everything you'd expect: ruthless, conceited, avaricious, shallow—save for only one difference: there is no way to amplify the human voice. Doctor John Doe has discovered a revolutionary new process to transform aspiring musicians into Singers. But at what cost?
Nannies, Inc.
By Ninfa Hayes
Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Bitten Fruit Books / Satin Smoke Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Established in 1839, Nannies, Inc. has provided qualified child carers for over a million families, from the UK to Japan. Elizabeth Watson always thought she could make a difference … now she's about to find out just how right she is. Silly and sweet, it will warm your heart and take you on a quiet journey down the road of possibilities. Genre: Fantasy, with very light steampunk. (Short Story)
Angel Eyes
By William Vitka
Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Authority rules over the blighted metropolis from their airships on high. The only reason the malicious masters approach the dirty streets is to kidnap members of the underclass for experimentation. But they didn't count on one woman and her quest for revenge.
The Clockwork Companion: Your Key to the Mrs. McGillicuddy Universe (The Mrs. McGillicuddy Mysteries #0)
By K.H. Koehler
Series: The Mrs. McGillicuddy Mysteries, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Before you read A Clockwork Vampire and A Werewolf in Time, learn all you can about Edwin and Eliza's world, including the different castes of Poppets, the different types of "nonhumans" (vampires, shapeshifters, etc.) and the technology that makes Mrs. McGillicuddy's universe a unique steampunk/cyberpunk experience unlike anything in urban fantasy today.
The Blizzard
By Craig Melville
Price: Free! Words: 66,440. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
An energy-starved world has been saved by the discovery of a remarkable new invention: the water cell. A spoilt teenager - a little-too fond of mind-altering medicines - must evade amputee assassins, water-worshipping cultists, and a widow whose seven previous husbands have met questionable ends in order to save his fugitive father and uncover the dark truth behind this mysterious new power.
Maledictus Aether
By Sydney Alykxander Walker
Series: Outcast, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 79,810. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kennedy is a prodigy; the Fleet wants him to build their weapons for the fight against the Sky Pirates, and the Sky Pirates wants him to work for them. When the opportunity arises to choose sides, which will he opt for? An outcast since birth, the engineer embarks on an adventure to discover what truly befell his father, his heritage, and become the best Sky Pirate to sail the skies.
The Basics of Flight
By Joyce Chng
Price: Free! Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: 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
Astrid Darby and the Circus in the Sky
By Eleanor Prophet
Series: Astrid Darby Adventures, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by DC Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Astrid and her entourage are off to the Cirque du Flaire, the famous circus in the sky, to solve a thrilling mystery, the surreal nature of which they discover is more shocking than they have ever encountered before.
The First Tale
By Icy Sedgwick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.25 star(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!
Forged in Blood I (The Emperor's Edge Book 6)
By Lindsay Buroker
Series: The Emperor's Edge, Book 6. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 124,910. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
1 star(4.88 from 8 reviews)
The emperor has been ousted from the throne, his bloodline in question, and war is descending on the capital. Forge, the nefarious business coalition that has been manipulating the political situation from the beginning, has the ultimate weapon at its disposal. If it was difficult for a small team of outlaws to make a difference before, it's a monumental task now...
New Ceres Issue 1
By Twelfth Planet Press
Price: Free! Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
On New Ceres you will find coffee houses, highwaymen, drinks, gambling and illegal high technology. New Ceres' New Enlightenment constrains society as well as liberating old thoughts and literature and drinking customs. The planet plays interstellar politics to defend its independence and it recruits refugees from Old Earth and the conquered New Alliance planets to maintain some dangerous habits.
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
By Chantelle Messier
Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shalaby W. Shalaby regards it as his civic duty to investigate the grave incident of the counterfeited ladies' hats. His companion, Byron Fecklace, inventor of the Gatling sword, does not consider the matter nearly so pressing. With the help of a dime novel and a dumb waiter, let us hope they can vanquish the diabolical spectre that awaits them in the UNNATURAL MANOR.
Gears and Levers 1: A Steampunk Anthology
By Phyllis Irene Radford
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
Tess Mercury and the Wanton Wife
By Eleanor Prophet
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.