TAkers-Horns of Ruin

The Horns of Ruin by T. Akers

7 May 2011 Jennifer 1

There was a time, not long ago, when I thought that the world of steam punk wasn’t something that was for me. I’m not sure how that started really. Although, I’m sure there was one book somewhere along the line that just didn’t cut the mustard , but every steam punk […]

MHodder-Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack

Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by M. Hodder

6 May 2011 Trish 1

When it comes to steampunk and time travel, I gotta say that The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder does it right. Sir Richard Francis Burton–explorer, linguist, scholar, and swordsman; his reputation tarnished; his career in tatters; his former partner missing and probably dead. Algernon Charles Swinburne–unsuccessful […]

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The Greyfriar by C. & S. Griffith

13 October 2010 Jennifer 6

Generally I’ve never gotten excited over steam-punk novels. I haven’t read many of them, but the ones that I have haven’t exactly been something that would have me running back to the genre. That being said, when I first read the description for The Greyfriar by Clay and Susan Griffith, […]