Books tagged: steampunk crime mystery

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A Lynchman's Owl
Price: Free! Words: 29,220. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
20 years ago the Lynchman’s Owl disappeared. Hero, villain, monster, fiend—it is undeniable the lingering effects the mysterious creature has left on the beleaguered nation, long since at odds with its own downtrodden, oppressed people. 20 years later, with ironclad airships taking to the skies and the world charged for total war beneath, someone has come looking, and his identity will be at last
The Courtesan's Avenger (Desertera #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,870. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A courtesan on a mission. A brothel ravished by greed. A murder to avenge. Dellwyn Rutt loves her life as a courtesan. For years, she has enjoyed the simple pleasures and lavish gifts of her trade. Now she wants more: the title of madam. Driven by twisting turns, peppered with witty dialog, and shadowed by unrequited love, The Courtesan’s Avenger is a cozy mystery in a steampunk fantasy world.
A Spartan Murder
Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Cassie Pengear is summoned to Oxford as a suspect in a murder by her friend Inspector Burrows and even more startling, he begins to give her information on the case of a murdered Oxford don. Startling until she realizes his two best suspects are committing a crime he'd rather overlook simply by being together. Now she’s keeping suspects' secrets while investigating blackmail and murder.
What Went Wrong With Mrs Milliard's Mech?
Series: The Inspector Ambrose Mysteries, I. Price: Free! Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Mrs Milliard is on the verge of financial ruin. With a business deal about to expire unless her mechanical baker remembers his secret recipe, Mrs Milliard turns to Inspector Ambrose for help. Will Inspector Ambrose uncover the truth before the midnight deadline? Can he solve a mystery that seems impossible on first inspection? The culprit is closer than it seems, and time is running out.
The Painting in the Crate. A Pounds & Sterling Short Story
Series: Pounds & Sterling, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
This short story is the first in the "Pounds & Sterling" series. A famous art history professor had been murdered. His doctoral student, art historian Samantha Pounds, takes up her own investigations. Soon she finds a useful clue, and presents it to medical examiner Dr. Oliver Sterling. Together they solve the case, in which international smugglers and foreign trading companies are involved.
Queen Victoria's Ball (a steampunk short story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Decorated airship pilot Henry Emerson has just returned to London from a military expedition in the Sudan. He and his friends are to receive medals for heroism at the Crystal Palace from Queen Victoria herself, but when an enigmatic American woman appears to warn him his life is in danger, Henry finds himself racing against time to prevent a conspiracy aimed at the very heart of the Empire.
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Shalaby W. Shalaby regards it as his civic duty to investigate the grave incident of the counterfeited ladies' hats. His companion, Byron Fecklace, inventor of the Gatling sword, does not consider the matter nearly so pressing. With the help of a dime novel and a dumb waiter, let us hope they can vanquish the diabolical spectre that awaits them in the UNNATURAL MANOR.
Wrath of the Gryphonwind
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Owen Pyke is training to become a Gryphonwind, an armored, gryphon-riding sky-knight. When young Owen flirts with his faun friend’s boyfriend, the angry faun disappears. Owen must find his friend and avoid the faun’s violent bond-gryphon, a frightening detective, a nosy reporter, and a strange man following the boy, all before enemy Gryphonwind armies attack Owen’s home city, Port Cedryssene.