On the surface, Aldora Fiske is the epitome of Edwardian England's ideal gentlewoman. Proper. Graceful. Well respected and well connected. She navigates London's social season with the ease and aplomb of someone born to power and privilege.
For Lady Fiske, it's never been enough. Any of it. Not the parties, not the privledge, not the influence. Her heart of hearts hungers for more, for adventures... [click here for more]
Imagine waking up in a strange hospital with no memory of how you got there and surrounded by people who might be your enemies.
Russian agent Lina Ivanova finds herself in just such a predicament. To make matters worse, she quickly discovers that someone is out to kill her -- and the last attempt nearly succeeded. Now she must navigate a maze of plots and counter-plots... [click here for more]
Cassie Pengear thought a visit to the carnival would be fun: see some shows, eat some sweets, help her landlady’s nephew decide if the cowboy was real or an actor. But then the cowboy shot the volunteer, and he didn’t get up. Now Cassie has a ten-year-old boy insisting the cowboy isn’t a killer and a landlady insisting she help solve the killing at the carnival. Includes short... [click here for more]
With his partner married, brilliant engineer James Wainwright is at a loose end. When Scotland Yard asks for help with a hostage situation at a mental hospital, he's only too eager to lend a hand - particularly after he meets the winsome Doctor Loni Teague. His partner socialite Bartleby, however, has a personal connection - Bedford is the institution into which he had his embarrassment of a father... [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. It's been a rough year for gentlewoman Aldora Fiske -- airship... [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 Ultimate Reich. The great enemy of Magna Britannia, the unwavering stronghold whose power extends from the depths of Africa to the outlands of Mexico, and even across the barrier of time itself. For more than half a century, the Führer’s empire has plagued the world, but thanks to the efforts of a brave handful, the Reich’s most terrible secret may be on the verge of exposure.... [click here for more]