Books tagged: inventor

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High Crimes and Miscreants
Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In this fourth volume of the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society find themselves the victims of a treacherous plot by the perfidious League of Miscreants. Framed, captured, jailed, and betrayed by one of their own, they must regain their freedom despite overwhelming evidence. In so doing, they solve a host of mysteries and set the stage for a pivotal battle.
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.
Escape from Xanadu
Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In this third novelette in the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society are quite literally drawn to the incomparable lost city of Zhen Atu. There they find the lost passengers and crew of the Salmagundi, and learn that the laws of physics are not as straightforward as previously believed. Indeed, the very nature and genesis of mankind are called into question.
The Last Adventure of Dr. Yngve Hogalum
Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In this first novelette of the Magnetron Chronicles series, eccentric Nineteenth Century inventor Phineas J. Magnetron reveals his association with the secretive Hogalum Society. When his mentor and Society founder Dr. Hogalum dies, Phineas embarks on a daring and improbable caper to bring the good doctor's greatest dream to fruition posthumously, thus unearthing a haunting and compelling mystery.
Operation: Montauk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,890. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Operation: Montauk is a time-traveling science fiction novel patterned after the pulp-adventure stories of the 1920s and 1930s.
The Defiant One
Series: The de Montforte Brothers, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,100. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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"The bluest of blood, the boldest of hearts; the de Montforte brothers will take your heart away." In this third volume of Danelle Harmon's critically acclaimed de Montforte Brothers series, brilliant but brooding scientist-inventor Lord Andrew de Montforte meets his match in feisty animal rights crusader Lady Celsiana Blake.
Spring-heeled Jack and the President's Ring
Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In this second novelette in the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society investigate the disappearance of President Grant's West Point ring. Their investigation becomes intertwined with the mystery of Spring-heeled Jack, the shadowy terror of England, leading them from Calais to London, and back to America for a bizarre encounter with the notorious General Southwick.
How I Overcame My Inventor’s Block
Series: Amazi Chronicles · Free Short Stories, Book 1 · Historical Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Romy became an orphan at 17. Forced to move, she hates everything. The thing that keeps her going is the desire to invent something regardless of the implications. But she has one setback after another. An inventor's show is taking place soon in Vienna. Can she complete something in time? This is a free fantasy steampunk-inspired short story based on the characters in the Amazi Chronicles
The Well Boiled Icycle
Series: Quirky Verse. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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35 New 'quirky' poems by Barnaby Wilde featuring Clockwork Wellingtons, Goldfish, Jugglers and Gingerbread Men, but not necessarily in that order, (and not a mention of elephants).
Lady Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Celine meets Tomas, they are in a cavern on the moon where she has been languishing for thirty days after being banished by her evil uncle for throwing a scrub brush at his head. Tomas is a charming and eccentric Immortal, hanging out on the moon because he’s procrastinating his destiny—meeting, and defeating, Celine’s uncle. Lady Moon is a fast-paced, humourous adventure.