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Five Science Fiction Short Stories - Volume II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The Universe is an uncertain place. This collection of five science fiction short story explores a dystopian future in which humans may find more questions than answers. Some of the answers might be better off unlearned.
Xana-La
Price: Free! Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(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.
El Dirigible
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Enormes dirigibles, ordenadores mecánicos, autogiros, armas de rayos, automatones, Joseph M Remesar nos presenta una historia alternativa en un mundo dominado por complejas máquinas de vapor. Una novela steampunk que combina el género policiaco con la más clásica tradición de la Ciencia-Ficción de H.G. Wells y Julio Verne.
Little Monsters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Horror » General
What did the writing of Frankenstein do for the life of young Mary Shelley? When she miscarried, when her married lover was unfaithful, when her half-sister killed herself, when she and her new husband fled to Italy only to lose their two children there to sickness and death? What did her tale wreak in her then? Because Frankenstein wasn’t just a story she wrote. It was a plan.
Signals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Earth sends millions of radio signals out into space. Do we know who is listening?.
One Steamed Night
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Mina Davis is sick of the modern dating scene with its vanilla settings and weak-willed suitors. What ever happened to old-world romance and swashbuckling gentlemen? She craves adventure, and hungers for a charming rogue who’ll sweep her off her feet and into his bed. Enter Madame Eve...
Maison close - Projet Bradbury, #23
Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 23. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: French. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Miss A est une femme d'affaires d'un genre un peu particulier : dans un futur proche où les ingénieurs ont doté les robots de sentiments, de besoins et d'envies pour relancer une économie moribonde, son entreprise offre des prestations sexuelles aux machines, cyborgs et autres androïdes. Son business est florissant. Un jour, un homme vient à elle avec une proposition inhabituelle.
The Orderly
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Kostya Prilukhov volunteered to fight, but ended up swabbing floors and making tea in a hospital. When he meets the enigmatic Captain Piech, an offer to see the front ends up as a lot more...
Waylines - Issue 5
Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Literature » 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.
Untitled Bruce Lee/Phil Dick Project
Series: 666ties, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
1966. Phil Dick does drugs, but not at work. Except sometimes. Phil Dick hates computer games, but he makes them for a job. Phil Dick hates the Beatles, but got on the backstage list for their show at Candlestick Park. Phil Dick hates Bruce Lee, but he has to make it through dinner with that preening rock star. Phil Dick has a lot of harsh judgments about everybody else.
A Rollicking Band of Pirates We
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Onboard the good airship Invincible, our dashing heroes are attacked by dastardly pirates. Unbeknownst to the aforementioned pirates, however, the airship Invincible has been modified by Herr Nicola Tesla himself. Huzzah!
Reborn to Endless Night: Fragments from the Life of Anu Vijara
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Calcutta, 1883. When Anu Vijara enters an opium den, trying to quell his craving, he happens upon Arthur Pennington, a weary Englishman. Their chance encounter creates a dilemma Anu never anticipated, forcing him to confront both his long, torturous past and his current predicament. Arthur will learn about humanity's hidden history, knowledge that will alter his future. If he has one.
By Means of Clockwork Selection
Series: Clockwork Plague, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Connie survived the plague that devastated plants, animals and clockwork alike. Her life has settled into the relative peace of farming clockwork ponies and marriage to her childhood sweetheart, Bess. When a pony collapses, she fears a new plague outbreak, but the true cause is far more surprising. It might be the key to rebuilding the world. (A novelette.)
Coração de Corda
Price: Free! Words: 15,130. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 1 review)
Um sorriso doce pode esconder o segredo mais obscuro. Philip Reeve é um artesão reconhecido e Angelique uma frágil bailarina francesa que, no Teatro Dark Forest, o encantou com a sua arte . Quando a dama o visita na loja de brinquedos, Philip não consegue esquecer a cena presenciada nos bastidores, nem o medo que vê nela. Contudo, é incapaz de imaginar a magnitude da tempestade que se adivinha.
Abigail Abernathy: All-Night Analytical Engine Analyst
Series: The Tales of Abigail Abernathy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All Abigail Abernathy wants is a respectable job where she can put her knowledge of analytical engines to use. The Royel Trading Company of Bristol provides her with just such an opportunity, but not everyone is pleased to have her aboard. Between incompetent management, clients helpless beyond her imagination, and a disgruntled former analytical engine analyst who will stop at nothing to take...
The Gilded Gun: An Aetheric Artifacts Prequel
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Wendy Callahan. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Before she was the icy, jilted ex-fiancée in THE CHRONOS CLOCK, Demetra Ashdown was very much in love with Lord Francis Winterton, who was just as smitten with her. So why did he have to fight so hard to win back her affections three years later? Because of the infamous incident with “the gun”.
A Portrait of Tragedy (Chapter 3)
Series: A Portrait of Tragedy, Chapter 3. Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
Lace is an emergency responder to a world periled by tribulations, and understands the harsh situation he’ll be transported into when leaving his future era of New Millennium. An approaching monster, mechanical in design, is the cause of horrendous earthquakes in a major downtown metropolis. The violent tremors Lace runs from are a mere glimpse into this creation’s full destructive capabilities.
To Rescue General Gordon (a steampunk short story)
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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.
The Viatic of Thaddeus Moon
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A thief extraordinaire and general rapscallion teams up with his old partner in crime, an intelligent woman of humble upbringing and excellent swordsmanship, in order to escape the wrath of a vengeful inspector.
The Live Lady of Down Town
Series: 666ties, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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