Gears, Ghouls, and Gauges: A Steampunk Anthology (Second Edition)

Gears, Ghouls, and Gauges: A Steampunk Anthology (Second Edition)
eBook: $2.99
Genres: Anthologies, Science Fiction, Steampunk Science Fiction
Publisher: Tainted Tincture Press; 2nd edition
Publication Year: 2020
Length: 272
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About the Book

A dozen authors from around the world bring you their take on the Steampunk and Gaslamp Fantasy genres. Science fiction and the supernatural collide to create fantastical creatures, exciting adventures, and unusual technologies. Whether you are brand new to these genres or a long-time fan, everyone will find something to love. Featuring:

The Mechanist’s Daughter – When a little girl and her malfunctioning automaton show up on her doorstep, an inventor must solve the mystery of its origin. By Tracie McBride

The Lady Defiance – A harpy is taken captive and finds unexpected allies among the crew of airship pirates who liberate her. By Mandy Burkhead

An Evening on Harbor Ridge – Three soldiers must navigate a no man’s land of steam-powered weapons and vampiric aristocrats to return home. By Mark Rivett

In the Cavern of the Sleepers – Asif’s search for a cure for his narcolepsy leads him to a temple hidden in the Assam jungle where gods are stirring. By Ali Abbas

Fractured Moonlight – A pilot confronts his deceased father’s best friend in his pursuit of understanding the events of the past. By W. T. Paterson

Basic Black – With a dreaded illness hanging over their heads, an engineer must decide what she is willing to sacrifice to protect her family. By K.A. Fox

The Grand Assault – A boy must step in to an unusual fencing match when the original challenger becomes embroiled in a conspiracy. By J. Woolston Carr

The Steam Horses of Stem Park – In a faraway future, sentient animals find inspiration in the Steampunk tales of the past. By Robert B. Read Jr.

Jewels from the Deep, a Sussex Steampunk Tale – A top London criminal visits the coast to assess local smugglers but more than potential profits are waiting for him beneath the waves. By Nils Nisse Visser

The Bronze Bomber – In the world of an alternative American Civil War, new inventions have shifted the tide and a Union agent seeks revenge. By Briant Laslo

La Muerda – A space western where a hard-bitten woman tries to learn the fate of her best friend on a planet known for debauchery and crime. By Mercury

Divine – A woman must ally herself with her murderous husband and a bigoted airship captain if she has any hope of discovering her true inheritance. By E. A. Catania

About the Author
Phoebe Darqueling

Phoebe Darqueling is the pen name of a globe trotting vagabond who currently hangs her hat in Freiburg, Germany. In her "real life" she writes curriculum for a creativity competition for kids in MN. She loves speculative fiction, but especially all things Steampunk and writes about her obsession on During 2017, she coordinated a Steampunk novel through the Collaborative Writing Challenge called Army of Brass, and also loves working with authors as an editor. You can also find her short stories in the Chasing Magic and The Queen of Clocks and Other Steampunk Tales anthologies

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