Cogwheels: Ten Tales of Steampunk (Ten Tales Fantasy and Horror Stories Book 10)
Many Steampunk stories explore the relationship between humankind and technology, some delve into social issues, while others toy with the costuming, etiquette and gadgetry of an age that never was but might have been. Each story in this anthology reflects a different facet of this intriguing... show more
Many Steampunk stories explore the relationship between humankind and technology, some delve into social issues, while others toy with the costuming, etiquette and gadgetry of an age that never was but might have been.
Each story in this anthology reflects a different facet of this intriguing genre, inviting you to share the authors' visions of what Steampunk may mean. Some seek to entertain, some to disturb, others to provoke fresh thinking.
To celebrate the tenth volume of the Ten Tales anthologies, this book contains two bonus stories.
TOMMY TALES by Bob Brown
Darkness came first, followed by silence and then memories, not all my own.
MISS BASHLINGBURG'S ATTEMPTS by Nied Darnell
When your mother has already built a better mousetrap, what does a girl have to build to attract attention?
HOLE IN THE SKY by Mark Cassell
Wheelchair-bound Attacus chases his automaton as it runs amok and grows.
GOLD by Kin S. Law
Alchemy is the art of transmuting base leads into gold, but can it change a man?
LACE, LAVENDER SALTS, AND REVENANTS by April Grey
An ex-slave owner on the losing side of the Civil War comes to Great Britain to start life anew—but old habits die hard.
THE TOUCH OF LOVE by Day Al-Mohamed
Human love is a strange and fickle thing.
THE NAGA by Morgan A. Pryce
A Master of Ships without a fleet must protect her people in their half-finished capital on the mighty Chao Phraya.
MIDNIGHT VISITORS by Kevin O. McLaughlin
Cat against Machine.
HATCH MATCH AND DESPATCH by Jonathan Broughton
All the fun of the fair where the State pulls the strings.
THE CLOCKWORK MONK by Liv Rancourt
I had my own reasons for finding Gesualdo, different than the President’s but no less profound.
FRESH WHELKS AND WINKLES by Rayne Hall
When the airship arrives, a little girl sees too much.
THE LAST TIGER by Joanne Anderton
In a mechanical future devoid of life, Edward falls in love with the Last Tiger. But her existence comes at a cost.
Publish date: 2014-07-06
Publisher: Scimitar Press
Pages no: 234
Edition language: English