When a young and over-eager archaeology student makes the discovery of a lifetime, she stumbles from the familiar rational world into a world where danger and magic lie just around the corner.
Now, pursued by masters of dark and ancient arts, her only hope is to survive the training of an ancient undead warlord of untold power... a man bound to her by a single wish.
Join Lisa Drake and her enigmatic... [click here for more]
"While telling a good yarn about spirits and six-guns, the series manages to explore race during the Civil War."
New orleans is on the brink of occupation by the army of the Union.
A Black Union soldier braves Confederate lynching and Union court martial to find his mother.
The Lwa have other plans for him; plans bathed in blood and wrought in violence. ... [click here for more]
If you’re looking at the description of the book on this commerce website, I can only assume that you’re seeking a quick summary of what this book is about. People are like that, always asking questions like: What’s this thing about? Where are we going? What’s on your shirt? Why are you ignoring me? Why won’t you take your headphones off? What is that machine over there?... [click here for more]
Galvanic Century is set in an alternate steampunk world where the reign of Queen Victoria has extended well into the early 20th century. As the world edges inexorably towards a World War that few can even begin to anticipate, brave men and women must contend with airship pirates, clockwork assassins, galvanic monsters, and anarchist madmen.
James Wainwright always considered himself a working-class... [click here for more]
In a 17th century that didn’t quite happen, a nation is torn apart by civil war.
When an embittered mercenary agrees to escort a grieving widow to visit her husband’s grave, little does he realise the dangers they will face. This is the story of their struggle through a country divided. As they journey through tainted lands, ravaged by alchemical magic and giant clockwork... [click here for more]
It's 1895 and there's murder in the air! Enter Augustus Mulberry and Arthur Touchstone, Consulting "Detectorators". Mulberry and Touchstone are a pair of rather defective detectives, who ply their trade in the delightful Victorian seaside town of Morecambe. Will they be able to cope with a proper case? Can they catch the killer? Or will they be too distracted by teashops, spooky seances... [click here for more]
The Steampunk Omnibus is a collection of the best-selling titles from the Collected Bartleby and James Adventures and the Gentlewoman's Chronicles anthologies of steampunk mystery and thriller fiction. These seven stories build a world of Edwardian adventure in a galvanic century.
These seven novelettes are:
AND THEY CALLED HER SPIDER Steampunk London is in the grip of an unstoppable assassin... [click here for more]
The future is a cold place when you don’t have a past. By all rights Erica Crawford should be the vice president of marketing. She should be married to her fiance Baxter. She should have a child, a family. That was the plan. That was her future. That future was stolen from her, and thanks to the coma that robbed her of her memory, she doesn't even remember why. Now she wanders the streets of... [click here for more]
When British detective Alton Bartleby mustered out of the Royal Navy a decade ago, he saw his family with new eyes. Saw how his father’s love of drink and his sisters’ and mother’s lavish lifestyle was quickly draining the modest fortune he’d managed to acquire. Perhaps rashly, perhaps justifiably, he had his father committed and the women exiled to America, arranging a wealthy... [click here for more]