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Automaton, and Other Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
AUTOMATON, AND OTHER SHORT STORIES is a collection of Sci-Fi, mystery, suspense and other tales by Jessica McDougald. From a futuristic world of automatons in the medical world to a mystery surrounding a strange black box, you'll be engaged from one world to the next.
The Burned One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The tale of the Burned One, a mad noble who demanded children’s lives as tribute and sought eternal life, is told in a forgotten part of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire. An amateur folklorist discovers it following the end of the Great War and begins to trace its origins. She is driven by a compulsion she cannot explain to find what truth, if any, lies behind this unbelievable story.
The Archimedean Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Alternative history
How much humanity can be lost before you are no longer human? Paris,1880, the City of Electric Light. Clockwork nobles of the Court promenade through the halls of Versailles, while Watcher spheres and cyborg police menace citizens in the streets. John must choose between his career portraying the artificial beauty of Court and the movement to restore France. He must decide: where does beauty lie?
The Music Box Girl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,810. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man with the voice of an angel and dreams of stardom. A globe-trotting heiress with a passion for adventure and memories of a lost childhood love. A mysterious woman with a soul made of pure music and a secret worth killing for. Beneath the glitter and sparkle, something sinister lurks at the opera, and three lives will collide with tragic consequences.
Celeste and the Machine: A Science Fiction Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the strange men come in the big car, they steal away Celeste’s Da along with his great Machine, leaving Celeste behind. Alone and afraid, Celeste must discover her courage to save her Da. "Celeste and the Machine" is a short story.
Automaton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,900. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
I died three weeks ago. Then I woke up. Now I'm searching for the man who killed me... and ordered me rebuilt.
Time's Deformèd Hand
Series: What Man Hath Wrought. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Time for zany mix-ups in a clock-obsessed village. Long-separated twins, giant automatons, and Shakespeare add to the madcap comedy. Read it before it’s too late!
The Automation
You set the price! Words: 115,990. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Odys (no, not short for Odysseus, thank you) finds his hermetic lifestyle falling apart after a stranger commits suicide to free his soul-attached Automaton slave. The humanoid Automaton uses Odys’s soul to “reactivate” herself.
Artificial life: Virtual ant
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Computer simulation
This book is about artificial life phenomenon. A single point is used to represent and to simulate an “alive” individual virtual animal. The point changes its location and traces its movements on the computer screen. We have grid of cells (pixels on the monitor) which are visited by the point. The observer recognizes such behavior as some aspects of life.
Steambot Rampage
Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: American English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Short story. On the eve of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, a no-nonsense secretary and an intrepid reporter join forces to battle a bizarre automaton on a rampage.