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Medellin gets steampunked.

September 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Medellin gets steampunked.

To celebrate the Heritage Month of Medellin (the second-largest city in Colombia), five sculptures of famous personalities located in the town centre of Medellin have been given a Steampunk makeover. Which one is your favourite, then? Francisco Javier Cisneros Correa en la Estación del Ferrocarril de Antioquia – aka the dude with wings – is […]

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A Conspiracy Of Alchemists (The Chronicles Of Light And Shadow book one) by Liesel Schwarz (book review)

September 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
A Conspiracy Of Alchemists (The Chronicles Of Light And Shadow book one) by Liesel Schwarz   (book review)

‘A Conspiracy Of Alchemists’ is not only the first book in ‘The Chronicles Of Light And Shadow’, it is also the debut novel of Liesel Schwarz in 2013. Centuries before the present, the worlds of Light and Shadow were one and the creatures from both sides, Nightwalkers, faeries and humans lived in harmony but the […]

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Would you wear the steampunk Tesla Watch?

August 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Would you wear the steampunk Tesla Watch?

You have to hand it to the store that is ThinkGeek – they know what we like! For instance, here’s the amazing Tesla Watch, an analog timepiece that looks like it could be worn by the characters in one of Stephen Hunt’s Jackelian novels. The only thing we don’t like about ThinkGeek is that the […]

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A Study In Ashes (The Baskerville Affair book 3) by Emma Jane Holloway (book review)

August 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
A Study In Ashes (The Baskerville Affair book 3) by Emma Jane Holloway    (book review)

‘A Study In Ashes’ concludes ‘The Baskerville Affair’ trilogy. The story is set in an alternate Victorian London where a council of steam barons has divided the city among themselves. By controlling heat, power and light, these guys are practically ruling the city and the rest of the empire as well. The only thing beyond […]

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The Dead Assassin: The Paranormal Casebooks of Arthur Conan Doyle by Vaughan Entwistle (book review)

July 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Dead Assassin: The Paranormal Casebooks of Arthur Conan Doyle by Vaughan Entwistle   (book review)

It certainly looks like Mr. Conan Doyle won’t be allowed to rest in peace. ‘The Dead Assassin’ by Vaughan Entwistle constructs a narrative around the fiction of Arthur Conan Doyle investigating the paranormal. This is the second book in the series which started with ‘The Revenant Of Thraxton Hall’. Arthur is in the midst of […]

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Sherlock Christmas special 2015 first trailer.

July 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Sherlock Christmas special 2015 first trailer.

Sherlock goes all Victorian for this year’s 2015 Christmas special. So, what’s that all about? Did they fancy a bit of a historic vibe? Are they secret steampunk fans of the works of Stephen Hunt or something? Never mind, we’ll take Cumberwhatsit in any period they choose to set Sherlock. Maybe even the far-future for […]

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Dishonored 2 game trailer . . . steampunk redux.

June 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Dishonored 2 game trailer . . . steampunk redux.

Bethesda Softworks and Arkane Studios are working on Dishonored 2, their steampunk first-person action stealth game and follow-up to Dishonored, slated for a Spring 2016 release on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. It’s kind of like being in a Stephen Hunt novel, but with a lot more hands-on slaughter! In Dishonored 2 the […]

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A Study In Darkness (The Baskerville Affair book 2) by Emma Jane Holloway (book review).

May 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
A Study In Darkness (The Baskerville Affair book 2) by Emma Jane Holloway (book review).

‘A Study In Darkness’ is the second book in ‘The Baskerville Affair’ trilogy. The world of the Baskerville Affair is an alternate Victorian London where a council of steam barons has divided the city among themselves. By controlling heat, power and light, these guys are practically ruling the city and the rest of the empire […]

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Captcha . . . Rory from Dr Who goes dieselpunk.

May 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Captcha . . . Rory from Dr Who goes dieselpunk.

In a dark dieselpunk 1940’s London, an unassuming government scientist has unknowingly been ‘spiked’ with a love implant. His implant is failing, but the spy who put it there has fallen in love for real. Will she choose to betray her mission and save her lover? And if he knew her deception, could he ever […]

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Gideon Smith And The Brass Dragon by David Barnett (book review).

April 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Gideon Smith And The Brass Dragon by David Barnett (book review).

The story of ‘Gideon Smith And The Brass Dragon’ begins with an expedition to find a lost world of prehistoric creatures including such as pteranodons, triceratops and the deadly tyrannosaurus rex. There, Smith is to rescue Charles Darwin and other members of the ill-fated expedition of the Beagle II. The men have been shipwrecked on […]

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