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Blood of God: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Lord Kazan made the dinosaurs to fight his wars. When they rebelled, he tried to kill them. There are only two left now.
The Meteorologist
Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A short mystery set in the universe of Grantaburgh. A scientist is drawn to the foot of an oak tree, blackened by years of lighting strikes. Only he knows the cause, and must stop it each time.
Anteprologue to "To Rule the Skies"
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This piece is short scene which occurs immediately before the beginning of my novel "To Rule the Skies". The novel already has a prologue, so I've termed this work an "anteprologue".
Heroes of Destiny
Price: Free! Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Is Dalton James a hero? Certainly not! He’s a grumpy private detective that drinks too much whiskey and smokes too many cigars. He hopes to earn enough money to pay the monthly bills and once in a while get a woman or two into his bed. But what if omens, faith and destiny all work together to make him a hero? This is the story of one such man.
Crisis, With Pterodactyls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Crisis, with Pterodactyls is a two-part steampunk story. In the first part, Cherry Gentry must go back in time from the year 2053, dressed as a man, to persuade the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to use a steam-powered printing press. There she meets a man who is willing to assist her—for a price! In the second part, Cherry and her companions find themselves among dinosaurs, with no idea how the
Katherine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Katherine, my lover, has disappeared. The only clue to her whereabouts is an empty envelope addressed to her at a town she’s never mentioned. What is her connection with Mistress Velda’s Emporium of the Arcane Arts, and the town of Southend-on-Sea? And why, before my search for her has even begun, does a stranger leave a note telling me to forget her? What danger will I find by following my heart?
Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016 by Secret Fire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Love. Murder. A deal with the devil. In a world where dark enchantment endangers every soul and, for the right price, anyone can live forever, Erynn must risk all to follow her clockwork heart. "Heart" is the first story in the Clockwork Heart Tales. To enter the magic, read "Heart."
Little Red Flying Hood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Prepare for a dogfight with the Big, Bad Wolf... In France a deadly battle is raging in the skies, but Scarlett Quinn has been shuffled off to reconnaissance duty in an ailing biplane that has seen better days. However, fate will put her in the cross-hairs of one of Germany's greatest aces, behind enemy lines and way over her head. Completing her mission will be no easy task...
Kingdom of Frankenstein: A Horror Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
My name is Victor Frankenstein. I’ve never tried to make anything beautiful. Not until today.
Persa e as Três Sementes de Tâmaras
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Le Chevalier está convalescendo de sua última aventura nos altos do Rio Amazonas e Persa é convocado para resolver uma estranho assassinato ocorrido nos confins do império. Deixando de lado a aristocrática e incrível Paris, o mais desbocado legionário francês retorna à sua terra natal, na Tunísia, para se embrenhar em um mistério de sangue, areia e tâmaras.
Heliodor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Malfric sees through the eyes of the dead – literally reliving their last moments as if they were his own. This ability is highly sought, and highly priced which is why the unscrupulous Captain Finch hires him to find the murderer of a nobleman and the whereabouts of a valuable artifact.
To Dream of Flying
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Amelia Penfield dreams of flying, but not in one of the famous airships. No, Amelia dreams of standing on a cliff overlooking an ocean and transforming from a woman into a great bird. Her dreams are so real, so all consuming, that her father fears she will ascend the tallest building and throw herself into the sky. Can father and daughter solve the riddle of this inexplicable compulsion?
The Last Surviving Gondola Widow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In an alternate post-Civil War Chicago, they still remember the day the Gondolas sent by the South died and the city burned—again. Lou, a Pinkerton detective, uses magic to hunt down the Gondola pilots, now called Gondola widows. She thought she had caught them all. But when evidence comes to light that one last widow hides in the most public of places, Lou must find a way to stop her—for good.
The Maze
Series: The Twins. Price: Free! Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 1 review)
Leah was afraid, terrified even. The reason for her fear was a mystery. Visions of a tall man with stormy gray eyes chasing her through the dusty streets of a small town crowded her mind in the worst moments. Who was he? She didn't know. Amnesia was a way to cope with hard times, her psychiatrist had said. Why couldn't she remember?Why did she feel like running away? Her mind was lost in the maze.
The Machine
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
An observation of inevitability. A repercussion, strictly.
Commerce Raider
Price: Free! Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Hughy Terson, midshipman aboard the commerce raider Aquila, has charge of the prize crew aboard the captured passenger liner Princess. He’s an outlaw in the eyes of the Oligarchy. Getting Aquila to a safe haven is challenge enough. The beautiful and enigmatic Griffa Kathria Marte is another problem. Only a fool would trust her, or fall under her spell. A short and gripping space opera.
Le Chevalier e o Pêndulo da Morte
Price: Free! Words: 7,360. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » General
Le Chevalier e Persa precisam resolver o misterioso sequestro de Monsieur Drebbel, um engenheiro a serviço de sua majestade, Napoleão Bonaparte III. O ano é 1865 e nesta França alternativa, onde a tecnologia steampunk impulsiona as nações a um novo mundo, espiões, bandidos e assassinos convivem com cientistas, policiais e políticos de todas as espécies e estirpes.
A Black Hand For Franz Ferdinand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Franz Ferdinand, Reichsheir to the Four Thrones of the Osterreich, is about to visit Sarajevo. It's his wife Sofia's birthday and he wants the day to be memorable for her. Gavrilo, a Bosnian Serb committed to 'Union or Death', wants the day to be memorable as well. It is June 28th, 1914, and Gavrilo has his own present to offer . . . a Black Hand for Franz Ferdinand.
The Boy Who Could
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Nathaniel Tees was rather impatient as he waited for the signal alarm to ring. Every evening, when it became totally dark outside, a bell would make a distinguished clear note accompanied by the sound of a gush of air........
The Caspian Star
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A new age of peace is ushered in by the visit to Britain of the Russian royal family in their state airship, the Czar Nicholas. However, during the visit we discover that all is not well with the Russian royal family, and find our lives threatened at every turn after uncovering a dastardly plot against Queen Victoria. But how can we prevent an ancient horror being unleashed upon Her majesty?

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