Books tagged: machine

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A Clean Sweep
Price: Free! Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Historical » General
Isaac (a sweep) lived an awful life but he found comfort in a secret letter, telling him that all would end well. His life changed dramatically after stealing a cigar box.
Some Things Should Be Better Left Unknown
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00)
Dr. James Morton had invented a machine that looked ahead into the future. An early trial allowed him to capture thieves caught in the act of committing a crime. But later he left a note instructing the destruction of his test equipment. "Some things should be better left unknown," he decided. Why? This story gives you the surprising answer.
The Sword of the Machine
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ningen was made from rust and iron, but his ambitions are of cold steel. He dreams of recovering the lost secrets to the Sasaki Sword- a famed style of swordsmanship created by an ancient and peerless master. However, if one machine is to rediscover the secrets of the ancient style, it would be through a trial and tribulation worth legends of their own.
Vending Machine Lunch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,910. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Little James has never seen the outdoor land. Left to grow up by himself, he wonders what the land outside will hold for him if his ominous father ever lets him out. He figures he will never find out what the four walls of his house are hiding from him, until one day his father unexpectedly calls for him…
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.
Nano Channel
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Funny look at us through technology like computers, television, companies, cars. There are 51 poems.Technology is evolving so quickly it is important to remember where we came from and document it as well as our first reaction to the new revolution of helpful devices in our homes. I am a doubter. I am paranoid. I write about it. Somehow things come out worse than they are in reality.
The Spark
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00)
He works in a workshop where life is created. What happens if a mistake is made?
Folio 1: Watched Time
Series: The Steampunk Serials. You set the price! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Vivian St. Clair and her twin brother Elliot must traverse 19th century London to help an obscure inventor, in a slew of unbelievable adventures as they discover the innermost secrets of their world.
Folio 3: Ready, Set, Capture
Series: The Steampunk Serials. You set the price! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Your smartphone, your digital camera, your friend and their professional DSLR – ever wonder how it all started? Follow Vivian and Elliot as they travel back in time in their Victorian space-time machine to meet one of the fathers of photography: Mr. Fox-Talbot. England and its mysteries await you in this next folio of the Steampunk Serials.
Folio 2: Gunpowder and Lights
Series: The Steampunk Serials. You set the price! Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Elliot and Vivian race to fulfill their wonderous apprenticeship to Professor van Muren, and take the space-time machine, METIS, to a new continent in order to aid Martha Coston. Despite the few troubles this new apprenticeship causes at home, it still offers the twins an incredible new insight into the new science and technology developing in the world all around them.