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The Singer
Price: Free! Words: 27,410. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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?
New Ceres Issue 1
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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.
Republic
Series: The Emperor's Edge, Book 8. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 210,450. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After the notorious outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius helped overthrow the corrupt faction controlling the empire and brought in a great war hero to lead the nation to prosperity, they finally earned their pardons—and some time off. A tropical vacation cruising around in a private submarine? Perfect. But their trip is interrupted by a summons from the new president: they're needed back at home.
Secret Heart
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Sir Simeon Meriwether Kerrigan, fresh out of college, was expected to marry his cousin Rebecca and settle down like a proper gentleman. But he didn't want to. And a farewell-to-bachelorhood voyage on his steam-powered airship with his dearest friend brings both disaster and a shocking discovery.
Astrid Darby and the Circus in the Sky
Series: Astrid Darby Adventures, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by DC Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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 Dragoneers
Series: The Chronicles of Susah, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,720. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
When eighteen-year-old Susah leaves home against her parents’ wishes to become a dragoneer, she discovers the life of a warrior is one of hard work and dedication to a cause greater than life itself.
Little Agnes and the Ghosts of Kelpie Wharf
Price: Free! Words: 19,730. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013 by DC Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(4.00 from 1 review)
Lovable, precocious and clinically insane young scientist Agnes Crowley and her ubiquitous companion, Vic, a re-animated clockwork cadaver, investigate the mysterious ghosts of Kelpie Wharf, but to uncover the secrets of the wharf, they must face an army of werewolves, bogeymen, revenants, bog monsters, Spring-Heeled Jacks and other legendary monsters of lore.
Angel Eyes
Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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.
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(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.
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.
Deathmaker (Dragon Blood, Book 2)
Series: Dragon Blood, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 4 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.
The Princess of Caldris
Series: The Pandoran Age Chronicles, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 21,870. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
3893, Galactic Civilization is in the Dark Age of Pandora; war has laid great waste. Empires and Kingdoms totter. Winteroud Sole is a psychic in the Pleiades when the Royal Detectives show a case of missing persons; Princess Clairissa Maggio . In the ruins of an ancient space station she has discovered a much coveted warship, a Sunrider from the great war. Then, she is gone...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Waylines - Issue 5
Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » 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.