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Mud and Brass
Price: Free! Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
How far would you go for love, or for justice, or for the perfect gearwheel? Niggle grew up a mudlark, hunting for scrap on the polluted river riverbanks of a steampunk city. Having dragged himself out of poverty through mechanical skill, he now finds an opportunity in the steam-powered heart of Mercer Shackleton's factory. Will he choose love or something else?
Dinosaurs Eat Paris: The World Fair, Paris, 1889 (an alternate history)
Price: Free! Words: 31,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It’s a warm night in Paris, the day before opening day. The day before Dante’s papa, Professor Augusto Righi, Italy’s greatest experimental physicist, will unveil his creation to the world: the Finestra Temporale, a window into time. But things don’t go according to plan, not at all. And it’s up to Dante to set things straight, if he can, before it’s too late, before dinosaurs eat Paris.
In de schaduw van het Keezending
Price: Free! Words: 41,350. Language: Dutch. Published: July 30, 2014 by Beckevaert. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.00 from 1 review)
Een bloemlezing van oorspronkelijke, nederlandstalige steampunkverhalen van diverse auteurs.
The Devil's Mark
Series: The Gilded Cages Saga. Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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If Henri d’Estes were a true gentleman, he’d be dead by now. Cynara des Jardin wanted Henri d'Estes dead. Preferably, by her own hand. She has tried to kill him once already. But he turns out to be too stubborn to know what’s good for him. Or her. Yet as Cynara’s attempt to ensure his demise fails, she learns an irreversible truth about herself that cannot be denied.
The Dirge: Series Pilot
Series: The Dirge. Price: Free! Words: 21,950. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by JW Scott. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
More than any other time in their history the Dwarves need heroes, a crazy inventor and his family are the ones who step up to the challenge. Dr. Kilgen is a Dwarf on a mission. Since the dragons attacked his village he has spent every minute that he isn’t saving Dwarves at the hospital inventing steam powered machines of mass dragon destruction.
Free-Wrench
Series: Free-Wrench, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 62,260. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Beyond the islands of Caldera the world is a vicious place. A terrible calamity has poisoned the land. Those too ruthless or stubborn to die have crafted steam-powered mechanical wonders and taken to the sky. Yet somewhere in that wretched land there is a cure for a dire disease. With the eccentric crew of an airship called The Wind Breaker, Nita Graus means to find that cure, whatever the price.
Bridgetown, Issue #1: Arrival
You set the price! Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Bridgetown: Issue #1, "Arrival" is part one of a three-part epic fantasy Western novel from author Giovanni Iacobucci. It features a colorful cast of characters, alternate history science fiction, dark fantasy/mystery elements, and an open-ended sandbox world that invites readers to imagine possibilities beyond the adventure within its pages.
Kurzgeschichten und Leseproben
Price: Free! Words: 186,650. Language: German. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Probierhäppchen und kleine Kabinettstückchen aus der Qindie-Geschichtenküche. Vier Autorinnen geben eine Probe ihrer Kunst und servieren Texthäppchen mit sehr unterschiedlichen Aromen. Es sollte also für jeden Kenner und Genießer etwas dabei sein: Fantastisches und Romantisches, Fantasy und Crime, Steampunk und Thriller … Suchen Sie sich aus, was Ihnen schmeckt.
Çelikkale
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: Turkish. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Çanakkale Savaşının tüm şiddetiyle yaşandığı alternatif bir tarihte, Osmanlı savunmasını kırmak isteyen düşman yeni bir silahla saldırıya geçer.
Letters to Abigail
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 1 review)
Based upon the lyrics and music of FuzzBot, Mike Chinakos, author of the Hollywood Cowboys Series, brings you a Gothic Steampunk short story set in the alternate history of a war gone terribly wrong.
Key the Steampunk Vampire Girl and the Dungeon of Despair
Series: Key the Steampunk Vampire Girl, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 42,950. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Key had a very happy life on a farm — until her ninth birthday, when she lost her mom and dad, was changed into a vampire, and was ushered to the City of the Dead where she was thrown into the Dungeon of Despair. Key is now imprisoned for the rest of her immortal life in darkness, loneliness, and emptiness. But hope is not lost when Key is befriended by a ghost, a witch, and an immortal puppy.
Bones - A Steaming Pistons Steampunk Story
You set the price! Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Come on a wild escapade to 1880s Odnnol meeting a zombi detective and his sidekick, whom you may or may not recognise, and Mopsy, a small, yet tenacious pug dog. This intrepid trio embark on an investigation to find the culprit of the disgusting custard murders, the elusive Rick the Japer, and get involved in the greatest caper of the century. Who knows where he might strike next?!
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 » Space opera
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.
Past Prologue: A Jenny Everywhere Story
You set the price! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Jenny is a young adult that just wants to enjoy life. Poor and jobless, she lives between friends and acquaintances even as she struggles to find her calling. A strange girl at a party gives her the beginning of her future as she starts to unlock what it means to be a Shifter.
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 » Steampunk & retropunk
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.
Dieselpunk ePulp Showcase 2
Price: Free! Words: 83,900. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
This sci-fi smorgasbord serves up 9 retro tales inspired by the pulp magazines of the 1920s - 1940s. It drops you into the deco chiseled cities of alternate Americana, airlifts you to exotic locales, then rockets you to the farthest reaches of yesterday’s tomorrows! Retro adventure awaits fans of dieselpunk, sci-fi, ray-gun gothic, and pulp magazines. Download if you dare!
Twincy Quinn and the Eye of Horus Part One
Series: Twincy Quinn, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 87,140. Language: Australian English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Along the dirty, dark rooftops of 19th century London, she runs. Young, poor, and half machine, Twincy Quinn is suitable. Ordinarily a fine word, in this new era of spinning cogs, glowing lights, and machines, it is not.
Space Grease & Pixie Dust: Episode 1
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Zuzy Bumpbump just wants to live a nice, quiet life where she can work on spaceships and be happy. But her little brother has other plans. Troublesome to the core, Flinch leads his older sister on escapades throughout the galaxy that land them in sticky situations and lots of hot water. Follow the antics of Zuzy and Flinch in this fun Firefly-meets-magic serial.
Hydropunk-The Drowned Century
Price: Free! Words: 59,930. Language: Italian. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
L'edizione speciale dell'antologia HydroPunk-The Drowned Century, curata da Giovanni "Mr.Giobblin" Grotto per il blog Minuetto Express. Contiene 14 racconti, tra cui "Mareah e Juliette" di Alessandro Forlani (Premio Urania 2011 con "I Senza-Tempo") e Davide Mana ("Bride of the Swamp God", "Avventurieri sul Crocevia del Mondo").
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 » Steampunk & retropunk
(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.