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Morlock Night

Thumbtack    Morlock Night by K.W. Jeter

Just what happened when the Time Machine returned? Having acquired a device for themselves, the brutish Morlocks return from the desolate far future to Victorian England to cause mayhem and disruption. But the mythical heroes of Old England have also returned, in the hour of the country's greatest need, to stand between England and her total destruction.

Year: 1979
Genre: SteampunkTime Travel

The Anubis Gates

Thumbtack    The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers

Brendan Doyle, a specialist in the work of the early-nineteenth century poet William Ashbless, reluctantly accepts an invitation from a millionaire to act as a guide to time-travelling tourists. But while attending a lecture given by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in 1810, he becomes marooned in Regency London, where dark and dangerous forces know about the gates in time.

Year: 1983
Genre: Historical FantasySteampunkTime Travel

Homunculus

Thumbtack    Homunculus by James P. Blaylock

It is the late 19th century and a mysterious airship orbits through the foggy skies. Its terrible secrets are sought by many, including the Royal Society, a fraudulent evangelist, a fiendish vivisectionist, an evil millionaire and an assorted group led by the scientist and explorer Professor Langdon St. Ives. Can St. Ives keep the alien homunculus out of the claws of the villainous Ignacio Narbondo?

Year: 1986
Genre: Steampunk

Infernal Devices

Thumbtack    Infernal Devices by K.W. Jeter

The classic Steampunk novel from the creator of the term itself - thirty years plus ago. When George Dower's father died, he left George his watchmaker's shop - and more. But George has little talent for watches and other infernal devices. When someone tries to steal an old device from the premises, George finds himself embroiled in a mystery of time travel, music and sexual intrigue.

Year: 1987
Genre: SteampunkTime Travel

The Difference Engine

Thumbtack    The Difference Engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling

1855: The Industrial Revolution is in full swing, powered by steam-driven cybernetic Engines. Charles Babbage perfects his Analytical Engine, and the computer age arrives a century ahead of its time.

Year: 1990
Genre: Alternate HistoryHistorical DetectiveSteampunk

Lord Kelvin

Thumbtack    Lord Kelvin's Machine by James P. Blaylock

Within the magical gears of Lord Kelvin's incredible machine lies the secret of time. The deadly Dr. Ignacio Narbondo would murder to possess it and scientist and explorer Professor Langdon St. Ives would do anything to use it. For the doctor it means mastery of the world and for the professor it means saving his beloved wife from death. A daring race against time begins...

Year: 1992
Genre: Steampunk

Zeuglodon

Thumbtack    Zeuglodon by James P. Blaylock

Pursued by kidnappers thinking of riches and murder, Katherine Perkins and her two cousins, junior members of The Guild of St. George, must descend into the depths of the hollow earth in order to return the Sleeper to his ancestral home on the shores of Lake Windermere. But to awaken him might mean the end of his dream, the closing of the Windermere Passage, and the three intrepid explorers marooned in a savage land forgotten by time itself....

Year: 2012
Genre: Action & Adventure SFSteampunk

Fiendish Schemes

Thumbtack    Fiendish Schemes by K.W. Jeter

The world George Dower left when he went into hiding was significantly simpler than the new, steam-powered Victorian London. Dower is enticed into a web of intrigue with ominously mysterious players who have nefarious plans of which he can only guess. If he can locate and make his father's Vox Universalis work as it was intended, his future is assured.

Year: 2013
Genre: Steampunk

The Aylesford Skull

Thumbtack    The Aylesford Skull by James P. Blaylock

It is the summer of 1883 and Professor Langdon St. Ives - brilliant but eccentric scientist and explorer - is at home in Aylesford with his family. However, a few miles to the north a steam launch has been taken by pirates above Egypt Bay; the crew murdered and pitched overboard. In Aylesford itself a grave is opened and possibly robbed of the skull. The suspected grave robber, the infamous Dr. Ignacio Narbondo, is an old nemesis of Langdon St. Ives.

Year: 2013
Genre: Steampunk

Beneath London

Thumbtack    Beneath London by James P. Blaylock

The collapse of the Victoria Embankment uncovers a passage to an unknown realm beneath the city. Langdon St. Ives sets out to explore it, not knowing that a brilliant and wealthy psychopathic murderer is working to keep the underworld's secrets hidden for reasons of his own.

Year: 2015
Genre: Steampunk

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1979Morlock Night by K.W. Jeter Steampunk, Time Travel
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1983The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers Historical Fantasy, Steampunk, Time Travel
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1986Homunculus by James P. Blaylock Steampunk, Langdon St. Ives
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1987Infernal Devices by K.W. Jeter Steampunk, Time Travel, George Dower
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1990The Difference Engine by William Gibson Alternate History, Historical Detective, Steampunk
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot1992Lord Kelvin's Machine by James P. Blaylock Steampunk, Langdon St. Ives
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2012Zeuglodon by James P. Blaylock Action & Adventure SF, Steampunk
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2013Fiendish Schemes by K.W. Jeter Steampunk, George Dower
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2013The Aylesford Skull by James P. Blaylock Steampunk, Langdon St. Ives
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2015Beneath London by James P. Blaylock Steampunk, Langdon St. Ives, London
Blue DotBlue DotBlue Dot2017River's Edge by James P. Blaylock Steampunk, Langdon St. Ives

 

 

 


 

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