Books tagged: automaton

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The Industrial Spy (Curiosity Chronicles, #3)
Series: Curiosity Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Engineer Colton Smythe, an agent of New Britannia's Cabinet of Intellectual Curiosities, is on a hunt for the man he believes is responsible for his mother's death. When the COIC orders him to team with French Bureau de L'Industrie agent Dominique Fontaine to infiltrate a metal foundry in northwestern France, he must choose between completing the mission or fulfilling a personal vendetta.
Playing the Comedia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A man invents a machine that can play comedy -- not write jokes but create slapstick skits using robots that are scientifically funny. But when the inventor makes his debut appearance at Carnegie Hall, the punchline key gets stuck, and comedy starts fissioning and turning into tragedy.
Rendezvous with a Rebel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mary Todd Lincoln and Jefferson Davis face off in a steampunk showdown in this alternative history version of the Civil War. Set in historic Charleston, Mary Todd, the President's femme fatale, matches wits against the wily Confederate Davis and his army of automatons in hopes of hastening the War's end.
Hell's Gate: A Steampunk Lovecraft Adventure
Series: Gears of a Mad God, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,720. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Horror » Occult
How far would you go for a friend? A devastating raid by the cult of Katharis leaves Colleen Garman alone, faced with a formidable task. The world itself hangs in the balance as the cult opens a portal to another realm. Colleen's duty is plain - she must close the portal at any cost, and keep it closed. But her old friend Carter is trapped on the other side. What will she risk to save a friend?
Diaz And The Collective
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: British English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
This is the sequel to 'Had the virus, bought the t-shirt'. The children with their special powers, along with Diaz and Veronica, managed to survive the ordeals inflicted upon them by the powers that be, otherwise known as The Collective. They now face new challenges. The Collective are determined to harvest the unique powers the children possess, and will do whatever it takes to regain control.
Dr. Herbert Goode, His Mechanical Girl and the End of the World
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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Predicting the fallout from a new power source, a lone scientist now lives in solitary companionship with his final creation, watching the world pass by through glass and sorrow. Living day to day in their shelter against the outside horrors, they await the end of the world.
Automatons for Peace -The Amazi Chronicles Book 1
Series: Amazi Chronicles, Book 1 ยท Historical Fiction. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Return to the past of New York, where a young man arrives seeking a fresh start. A rapid series of events unfold, leading him from darkness into light, from remorse to creating instruments for peace, from the sweatshop to starting his own business designing devices to make a difference in the world. He is ahead of his time in creating a robotic human. An inspiring story of rebuilding one's life.
Cagliostro's Groot Poppentheater
Price: Free! Words: 10,240. Language: Dutch. Published: January 6, 2012 by Uitgeverij Verschijnsel. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Een poppentheater in het Londen van 1888 gedreven door Meester Cagliostro. Maar de poppen leiden een eigen leven dat verstoord wordt door de verdwijning van Punchinello, held uit veel van de stukken die het poppentheater speelde. Harlequin gaat op zoek naar zijn verdwenen kameraad.
The Haggard Brothers Go To Town
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Even before they were remade by their Pa into something not quite human, the Haggard brothers were the terror of the strange place they called home. When Pug Haggard decides to woo Lenore, the beloved daughter of the infamous necromancer Emo Mulcifer, his brothers tag along to run interference against Mulcifer's undead hordes. The question is, what could Pug Haggard possibly say to impress Lenore?
A Good Bowl of Ramen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
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It's going to be a long night for Greg Collins.