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Pressure
By Ian Thomas Healy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In an alternate 1899 when steam-powered spaceships ply the skies, pilot Mikhail Gusarov and the crew of the Hannibal's Bride embark upon a desperate, time-sensitive mission. The pressures of the journey will test even the sturdiest spacemen. A prequel to The Formula of the Future novel by Ian Thomas Healy and Allison M. Dickson.
ePulp Sampler Vol 1
By John Picha
Price: Free! Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This action packed ePulp anthology unleashes 5 new tales inspired by the pulp magazines of the 1920s - 1940s. They are not for the faint of heart. Things will get intense and stuff on these pages can't be unread. But whether you're a nostalgian, dieselpunk, pulp fan, fantasy and sci-fi aficionado, or ebook spelunker, there's something in this collection for you to explore. Sample them all.
Steamscape
By D. Dalton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,820. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a world powered by steam, shredded by a civil war between the country’s largest corporation and the government, with millions trapped on either side, our hero, Solindra Canon is reading fashion magazines. It’s not her fault. She’s never been away from the little waystation in the mountains, and in hiding her entire life, she's just never known it. Now she has to find out why.
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.
Little Agnes and the Shopkeeper Sham
By Stella Drexler
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by DC Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
An idiotic shopper meets the dodgy and precocious Little Agnes Crowley and her animated clockwork cadaver, Vic, at the Grand Opening of Mr. Begum's House of Oddity and Curios of Dubious Origin and is delighted by the collection of Scalp Extrapolators, death rays, gauntlets and the mysterious Mutable Impetus Cannon.
Morgan vs The Invaders from the Mirror Dimension
By Lloyd Robert
Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 1 review)
Young Morgan just wants to do what is right. Doing what is right for his family and his world. When Alex Morgan is faced with the mystery of the appearance of the Mirror Men he rushes to investigate. Alex's life changes as well as other things. Will Alex have the strength to do what he thinks as right?
Dandeleão
By Carlos Silva
Price: Free! Words: 8,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Quando o balão de Filipe é atacado por piratas, longe está ele de adivinhar que irá ser salvo pelos tripulantes de Dandeleão,uma enorme cidade voadora capitaneada por Dom Miguel Faria. Deslumbrando pela maravilha de engenharia, Filipe vai mergulhando no dia a dia da nave sem suspeitar do seu tenebroso segredo.
Empathising with Spiders
By The Numbered Entity Project
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Fortress, a single city state, has held the coalition of Many Nations in a bloody, decades-long, stalemate. Internal revolution has brought about a request for peace. Cassandra, the Empath, is sent to secure this peace but she fears the old ghosts behind those huge walls. Determined to damn the place which killed her sister, she uncovers a secret weapon which could shatter all she holds dear.
Of Adventure and Antiquity: A Steampunk Collection vol. 2
By Caitlin McColl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A Collection of 5 Steampunk tales, volume 2. Newspaper reporter Anise Buttersby is on assignment, undercover. Little does she know how dangerous investigative journalism can get! After a run in with a notorious air pirate, she finds herself regaled with tales of a strange criminal underworld, is stranded in the desert, learns of mechanical monsters and discovers a strange world from another time.
Cogs and Corsets: A Steampunk Collection vol. 1
By Caitlin McColl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,500. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A collection of five short Steampunk stories, all connected but each story a different genre - Paranormal, Mystery, Western, Fantasy and Horror. The main character, Anise Buttersby is a outspoken wannabe newspaper reporter in a world that looks down on women in such a role. She is taken on an adventure across the country via airship, train and even by dragon!
Where the Centaurs Roam
By D.R. Usual
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Inventive Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A disgraced sheriff in antebellum Texas searches for kidnapped children while preventing a war between the native tribes and a murderous band of clockwork centaurs.
The Curious Case of Miss Clementine Nimowitz (and Her Exceedingly Tiny Dog)
By Rachael Acks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
What is supposed to be a simple burglary reminds Captain Ramos of two inescapable facts: sometimes little dogs have big appetites, and where there's a will, there's a murder.
Nocturnal University 1 - Higher Learning
By Ethan Somerville
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: Australian English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Storm Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Professor Abbacus has come to the Nocturnal University, a gigantic floating college hidden within a cloud, to teach technomancy and investigate a series of mysterious explosions.
Tavara Tinker: LeTour de Paris
By Sharon Skinner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Brick Cave Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Join Tavara as she visits Paris to collect rare cloth for a client, and finds out she's not the only one that has interest in it.
The Rhyme of the Golden Aegis (Book 1 of the Archetype Trilogy)
By Xero Reynolds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,840. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
On the world of Calopa, magic and steam-driven science share an uneasy balance. When a mysterious child is discovered by a simple airship crew, that balance, and their lives, are put in peril. Past horrors and new conspiracies threaten, and through it all one prize is sought above all others: the answer to The Rhyme of the Golden Aegis.
Children of the Gods
By Tyler Edwards
Series: The Books of the World Spectrum, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,260. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Seven years after the return of the Old Gods, Leha and her allies encounter a fallen offshoot of the human race, sparking a war that will threaten to destroy all they fought for. Sequel to Rage of the Old Gods.
Rage of the Old Gods
By Tyler Edwards
Series: The Books of the World Spectrum, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 138,250. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
0.75 star(3.67 from 3 reviews)
The Old Gods, humanity's tyrannical creators, are returning. To save her people, a young woman named Leha must gather the alien powers of the lost worlds of Sy'om and Tyzu and unite the warring nations of humanity. But even Leha’s newfound powers may not be enough to save her people from the Gods’ fury, or from the hatred in their own hearts.
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 Return of The Time Police: The Time Authority Book Two
By Howard Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,510. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In this sequel to "The Last of the Time Police," a pair of time travelers are sent to 16th Century France to clean up their mess before Time as we know it ceases to exist. Stan and Jack discover a land where a ruthless Great Britain has conquered the world using DaVinci’s inventions. They must organize a ragtag group of adventurers willing to travel every where and every time to risk every thing.
The Last of the Time Police: The Time Authority Book One
By Howard Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Some careless littering by a pair of time travelers sets off a Chronological Anomaly that may lead to the destruction of modern history. Our Time Line’s only hope: those same bungling Time Police, who are sent back to clean up their mess before the world as we know it ceases to exist. To succeed, Stan and Jack need the assistance of Benjamin Franklin in order to find a displaced Leonardo DaVinci.