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Sherlock Holmes – The Stuff Of Nightmares by James Lovegrove (book review).

September 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Sherlock Holmes – The Stuff Of Nightmares by James Lovegrove (book review).

He’s back. Again! We can’t get enough of Sherlock Holmes and ‘The Stuff Of Nightmares’ is an original novel by James Lovegrove,  who has put together a version of the clever sleuth with added steampunk. Watson is inches from death in a devastating bomb attack which takes place in the London railway station of Waterloo. […]

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Aeroscraft… floating into the future, floating into the past.

September 9, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Aeroscraft… floating into the future, floating into the past.

Meet the Aeroscraft – it’s the future of aviation. And it’s also the past. To some, it looks like a giant next-gen airship. And the best bit is that it’s just been granted its airworthiness certificate by the US Federal Aviation Administration… and that’s exciting, as it allows the firm behind it – Aeros – […]

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The Iron Wyrm Affair (Bannon & Clare book 1) by Lilith SaintCrow (book review).

August 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Iron Wyrm Affair (Bannon & Clare book 1) by Lilith SaintCrow (book review).

‘The Iron Wyrm Affair’ by Lilith SaintCrow narrates the first case of Emma Bannon, Sorceress Prime in the service of Britannia, and Archibald Clare, unregistered mentath. Their world is a parallel to ours, where the industrial revolution is powered by clockwork, steam and magic. Bannon literally works for Britannia, the spirit of the realm, presently […]

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The Executioner’s Heart (A Newbury & Hobbes Investigation book 4) by George Mann (book review).

August 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Executioner’s Heart (A Newbury & Hobbes Investigation book 4) by George Mann (book review).

out and jumps on it and then has the grace to finish with ‘The End’ and walk away. OK, so this is not that book but if you enjoy a good cliff-hanger and are prepared to put up with or even relish a serial, then why not try ‘Newbury & Hobbes’ and ‘The Executioner’s Heart’. […]

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The Order: 1886… steampunk game gets trailer.

June 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Order: 1886… steampunk game gets trailer.

The Order: 1886 is a steampunk game developed by Ready At Dawn Studios, currently for the PS4. It blends legend, steampunk and that all-popular nubbins of the current zeitgeist, horror (as in zombie werewolf things). Looks like fun.

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Macina Mortis: Steampunk Tales of Terror edited by Sam Gafford (book review).

May 17, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Macina Mortis: Steampunk Tales of Terror edited by Sam Gafford (book review).

Steampunk needs no introduction especially if you follow the works of Stephen Hunt, the guy behind this website, and here we have a collection of stories all with a theme of horror set within this genre. It’s available as an e-book and paperback. Enigmatic stories such as ‘Last Flight Of The Bismarck’ and ‘The Black […]

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Lord Kelvin’s Machine (A Langdon St. Ives novel) by James P. Blaylock (book review).

April 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Lord Kelvin’s Machine (A Langdon St. Ives novel) by James P. Blaylock (book review).

When his beloved wife Alice is brutally murdered, Langdon St. Ives sinks into despair. The only thing keeping him going is the desire for revenge against her murderer, his nemesis, Dr. Ignacio Narbondo. Yet, even when revenge seems to be within his grasp, Narbondo haunts St. Ives. The fate of the world may rest with […]

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Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School series book 1) by Gail Carriger (book review).

April 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School series book 1) by Gail Carriger (book review).

This is the very exciting first book in a new young adult series by Gail Carriger. Currently, there are a further two books in the series to be published later in 2013 and 2014 called ‘Curtsies & Conspiracies’ and ‘Waistcoats & Weaponry’. Together they will form the new ‘Finishing School’ series to run in the […]

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Steampunk style… Gangnam style!

March 31, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Steampunk style… Gangnam style!

That Psy has a lot to answer for, but I think Jules Verne and H.G. Wells are just the simplest explanation. Yes, it’s Steampunk style… Gangnam style!

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Changeless (The Parasol Protectorate: Book The Second) by Gail Carriger (book review).

March 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Changeless (The Parasol Protectorate: Book The Second) by Gail Carriger	(book review).

This is book two in ‘The Parasol Protectorate’, following on from ‘Soulless’. In all there are five books in the series, this is something I have to say I like, an author who knows when to finish a series of books. This is a series that needs to be read in order or you won’t […]

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