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Glory in the Thunder (Paperback) By M. B. Elliott
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Hayr is running away from home. He is poor, he is illiterate, and he has no idea what he is going to do. When a strange old man with an unsettling smile foretells the boy’s death, Hayr finds... More > himself drawn into the company of gods and monsters, and companion to a divine woman who seeks truths that may be too terrible to accept. The gods are plotting against one another, using entire nations as the playing pieces, and the burden of carrying out their plans falls to mere boys and girls – Hayr, the illegitimate son of a disowned far-rider; Barsamin, the quiet and bookish nephew of a wicked god; Ismyrn, the sword-maiden who resents divine power; and Katarosi, heiress to a small country crushed under debt. The Will of the World has determined that they shall be enemies, but their own wills may be stronger.< Less
Tales of New Babbage, Volume 2 By Citizens of New Babbage
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Welcome to New Babbage, a consensual hallucination of a Victorian-era steampunk city in a time that never was. Unlike most cities of the imagination, New Babbage exists within the virtual world of... More > Second Life. People “go” there on a daily basis to live out parallel lives as evil geniuses, swashbuckling airship pilots, clever street urchins and builders of wondrous machines. The citizens of New Babbage also tell stories. In fact, storytelling amounts to a national pasttime in our sooty cobbled streets. With this volume, the effort to bring together the ever-changing swirl of tales that is New Babbage continues.< Less
Tales of New Babbage By Citizens of New Babbage
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One one level, of course, New Babbage is a series of magnetic impulses imprinted on a set of disks in a nameless data center, running Linden Labs’ Second Life protocol. But that’s just... More > the physics of it. To say that New Babbage is ‘just’ a computer-generated environment would be like saying that Paris is ‘just’ stone and plaster. The City of New Babbage is a consensual hallucination of a Victorian-era steampunk city in a time that never was. It’s filled with airships, clockwork devices, submersibles, evil geniuses, street urchins, and the collective activities and imaginations of hundreds of people from all over the world. And they make it as real as Leeds or Pittsburgh or Warsaw. These are their stories.< Less
Tales of New Babbage, Volume 2 By Citizens of New Babbage
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Welcome to New Babbage, a consensual hallucination of a Victorian-era steampunk city in a time that never was. Unlike most cities of the imagination, New Babbage exists within the virtual world of... More > Second Life. People “go” there on a daily basis to live out parallel lives as evil geniuses, swashbuckling airship pilots, clever street urchins and builders of wondrous machines. The citizens of New Babbage also tell stories. In fact, storytelling amounts to a national pasttime in our sooty cobbled streets. With this volume, the effort to bring together the ever-changing swirl of tales that is New Babbage continues.< Less
THE ALTERNATIVE QUILL: WRITING ALTERNATIVE HISTORY By Beth Daniels
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THE ALTERNATIVE QUILL: WRITING ALTERNATIVE HISTORY The many niches of Alternative History are very popular genres in the marketplace. Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Time Travel, Steampunk, Gaslamp... More > Fantasy, Dieselpunk, or tales that tweak history into something it never was (either the past or the present). If you are interested in writing fantasy but quest tales aren't your cup of java, flip through the selections here and find the perfect place to land your story on the bookshelves. Beth Daniels (Writing Steampunk, Geared Up: Writing Steampunk 2nd edition, Muse to Manuscript) dips into the various styles of Alternative History by giving examples of published work and making suggestions on what specific niches have to offer and supplies ideas on how to tweak history to your own story needs. Visit her at www.Muse2Ms.com, www.WritingSteampunk.com, or stop by her blog at www.2write2write2write.blogspot.com.< Less
The Flame Owl By Louise Stanley
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An impromptu concert is held in Stefan Mlynarczyk’s dormitory at Lowe Road workhouse, disturbing a dying woman. Intervention by the warden, Alan Barton, proves to be more costly than expected... More > – for everyone concerned. The first novelette in a series of stories set in the magical, steampunk-fantasy Insulan Empire, where the mundane and spirit worlds are only a step away from each other.< Less
Bull's Blood By Louise Stanley
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A new Insulan Empire novel from the author of 'The Orderly' and 'The Flame Owl'. Looking forward to the approaching university year, Michal Piech arrives at his new lodgings. The young law student... More > hasn’t bargained on being thrust right into the middle of army machinations involving the future of the Insulan Empire. Major Grigory Bykov has a courtesan mistress who returns his enthusiastic attentions, a flat stuffed full of secret army papers, and a nasty apparition stuck in an inkwell. Having heard ugly rumours about what the army does to spies, Michal finds solace in the arms of an architect more interested in the delights of Bacchus than in bricks and mortar. However, when Bykov’s own lover takes deadly offence at his choice of partner, Michal must lay his own liberty on the line to secure justice for the angry dead.< Less
Tales from the Insulan Empire By Louise Stanley
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Magic is the Insulan Empire's worst kept secret. In these stories, even people who know what can happen have their illusions shattered - sometimes for good, sometimes for evil, and sometimes just... More > completely at random.< Less
San Diego Paintings by R.D. Riccoboni - Collector's Portfolio By RD Riccoboni
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San Diego Paintings contains eighty collector color pictures by California artist RD Riccoboni of San Diego California bound in a catalog book of paintings from the Beacon Artworks Gallery –... More > Riccoboni Studio collection. Features Riccoboni paintings created during 2005 through 2007, of historic colonial, Victorian through modern architecture. The birthplace of California - Old Town San Diego is featured here as well as the first mission and colonial building in the western United States, Mission San Diego De Alcala. Visit the Spanish Colonial fantasy of Balboa Park, historic Gaslamp district, Little Italy, Point Loma, La Jolla and Coronado Island. This book takes you on a colorful tour through art of America’s finest city. San Diego paintings of RD Riccoboni, Collectors Edition, makes a unique gift or keepsake.< Less