Get a Sneak Peek at Lyssa Medana’s New Release, Under the Bright Saharan Sky

Chapter 1 “You can’t possibly sell Farnley House.” Lady Clara Farnley stared at her brother-in-law in horror. “It’s been in the family for over a hundred years! Besides, it’s too soon after Nicholas’ death. People will talk.” “Clara, you need … Continue reading Get a Sneak Peek at Lyssa Medana’s New Release, Under the Bright Saharan Sky

Get a Sneak Peek at Chapter 1 of The Alchemist’s Mirror by Liz Delton (Coming out Oct 27!)

One P PETRA It was a fine night for spying. Bright moonlight flickered off the small quartz oval as Petra Everturn removed it from the print shop window. She slipped it into the pocket of her burgundy overcoat and strode … Continue reading Get a Sneak Peek at Chapter 1 of The Alchemist’s Mirror by Liz Delton (Coming out Oct 27!)

Get a Sneak Peek at Ch 1 of Dybbuk’s Asylum by Jack Salva

An introduction via a peculiar encounter. A gathering of colleagues for a meeting. Hostile observers with nefarious intent.   “I need you Mr. Bloodson,” pleaded a soft feminine voice. Caern jumped, startled from watching the dancers before him more by … Continue reading Get a Sneak Peek at Ch 1 of Dybbuk’s Asylum by Jack Salva

Give it a Listen! “In the Cavern of the Sleepers” a Steampunk Short Story by Ali Abbas

One of the best things about putting out a pair of Steampunk anthologies this year was getting to see the huge variety when it came to the submissions. While “Secrets and Airships” by A.F. Stewart was a rollicking airship fantasy, … Continue reading Give it a Listen! “In the Cavern of the Sleepers” a Steampunk Short Story by Ali Abbas

Listen to “Secrets and Airships”, a Steampunk Short Story Written by A.F. Stewart

Have a hankering for a Steampunk story but tired of so much screen time? I’ve got an audio recording of A.F. Stewart’s Secrets and Airships, which is one of the amazing tales in the Cogs, Crowns, and Carriages anthology. The … Continue reading Listen to “Secrets and Airships”, a Steampunk Short Story Written by A.F. Stewart

A Jarring Experience

Things in Jars, by Jess Kidd, reviewed by Gregory G.H Rihn The new novel, Things in Jars, is of interest to Steampunks because it incorporates many tropes we tend to be fond of: Victorian detectives, questionably sane science, and things humankind was not meant to meddle with. It also plays off the Victorian Age rage for collecting, and the morbid interest in “freaks of nature” that gave rise to the circus sideshow. In a way, the book is rather like K.W. Jeter-light, if he didn’t have to make every single thing in a novel grotesque, and every character hateful. The … Continue reading A Jarring Experience