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The Barn: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A timely piece of Americana for readers of literary fiction and the Southern Gothic genre. When George lost his wife, it nearly killed him. Now he has also lost his son. An accident compels George to share space with his son's widow, an African American woman, forcing him to confront his wife's legacy and the prejudice that has defined his family's past, to choose between nostalgia and the future.
Broken Rice: Third Serial Installment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Part 3 of a serial, about 4800 words. Jewel, the living doll Caleb created, has come up in the world -- he has become the owner of the brickyard where Caleb slaves away for a pittance. How? Why? On the point of venturing out to find Jewel and demand answers, Jewel sends thugs to bring Caleb to him, and Caleb will be have to be clever and lucky to survive the confrontation with his creation!
Life and Law: A Steampunk Adventure
Series: The Steamship Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,200. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A determined crusader fights an unjust law to save the gifted few in a steampunk alternative Victorian Era where mechanical devices can come to life.
The Steamship Chronicles Box Set 1: Secrets, Threats, and Gifts
Series: The Steamship Chronicles, Box Set of Books 1-3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 164,900. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Superstitious sailors, demanding machinery, and a delicate balance between the truth and what is right make this an entertaining, thought-provoking alternate history Victorian steampunk adventure for ages 14 and up. The box set contains Secrets, Threats, and Gifts (books 1-3 of The Steamship Chronicles).
Gifts: A Steampunk Adventure
Series: The Steamship Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,010. Language: American English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A Steampunk Alternate History set in the Victorian Era with sentient machines only a select few can hear, and for that they're considered monsters. Samantha Crill is determined to enjoy every moment she has left with her best friend Nathaniel Bowden and a crew of sailors she's come to love even though they will cost her everything when they abandon her at the next populated port.
A Poor Boy's Confession
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Horrible crime. A rich family slaughtered in their kitchen. We caught the perp coming out of the house. A seventeen-year-old kid from the slums. He confessed. It’s a slam-dunk. Except his mother’s preacher is trying to mess up our case. A twenty-nine-year-old ex-con who started his own storefront church a couple years ago. But Drexel's a tough cop. He’ll get Pastor Leon out of our way.
Safe Haven: A Steampunk Romance
Series: The Steamship Chronicles, Prequel. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,040. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sworn to protect her sister from unjust laws in steam-driven Victorian England, Lily’s wayward heart settles on the one man she cannot have: a police officer. Safe Haven is a sweet romance focusing on a complicated courtship in a time of social conflict and change.
Threats: A Steampunk Adventure
Series: The Steamship Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A cabin boy with aspirations for a captaincy of his own and a Natural who can bend the aether to her will and transform machinery struggle to survive and succeed as they cross the Atlantic in the weakest of the British merchant steam-sail hybrids in this Victorian Era steampunk adventure. This is the second in a tightly knit series.
Secrets: A Steampunk Adventure
Series: The Steamship Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 59,530. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A Victorian Era steampunk adventure with steam, sail, and troublemaking sentient machines. Join Samantha Crill, a Natural able to transform machinery, and Nathaniel Bowden, nobleman turned cabin boy, in their harrowing adventures as they try to find a balance between his ambitions, her talents, and the fears of those around her.
The Spa Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,430. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Detective Bricker, yearning for his former life with ex-wife and teenage daughter, has shut himself away from possible romance. But meeting pretty Fern Nichols and her charming little boy during the investigation of the spa murders just may change all that…if he can only look to the future instead of dwelling on his past. Meantime, there are murders to solve.