For all you Steampunk fans, word has it that good Steampunk Novels are few and far between. For those of you unfamiliar with this term, just pull out those old Jules Verne novels and you will get the idea. Of course Steampunk did not really catch on until somewhere between the late 1980's and the 1990's. Steampunk is a mix of old world science fiction with adventure, fantasy, and some speculative thinking all rolled into one. Then add a little steam technology and you’ve got Steampunk. Lately however, writers have been experimenting a little with this genre and commingling the vampire craze with Steampunk, but that is another story. In the meantime here is a good old fashioned Steampunk adventure just recently released in November 2009.
Publisher: Echelon Press Publishing
Paperback: 288 pages
ISBN10: 1590807006 ISBN-13: 978-1590807002
For more than twenty years West Canvia and Lemuria have battled one another in a constant war. From the safety of his laboratory, weapons designer Thomas Riley has cleverly and proudly empowered the West Canvian forces with his brilliant designs. But when a risky alchemy experiment goes horribly wrong, Thomas and his wily assistant, Cynthia Bassett, are thrust onto the front lines of battle. Forced into shaky alliances with murderous sky pirates in a deadly race to kidnap the only man who can undo the damage the mad genius behind Lemuria's cunning armaments Thomas' own genius is put to the ultimate test.
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