Chill in the Summer Heat!

Tales from a Goth Librarian
Kimberly Richardson

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Take a fascinating and disturbing walk through this collection of stories the darker side of the Gothic/Steampunk point of view as written by a Goth librarian.

Kimberly Richardson guides you through modern situations and intrigues from a darkly poignant point of view. Her characters will take you back to the Victorian mindset as they deal with desperation, obsession, and despair. In this anthology, Kimberly embraces the Gothic/Steampunk style and adds her unique voice to the genre.

Madison de Macabre – Dance if you must.
Non Compos Mentis – Can the long needles make you better?
Silk – Skin so silky smooth.
Dream Guardian – Dreaming in vivid colours and sounds.
Multicoloured Souls – You never know who you might meet.
Peau – Just what is a book?
Sulfur – A tale of elves, demons, centuars, and magic.
Purple and Black – Beware the price of a muse.
Cover Her with Violets – Every family has dark secrets.
Goth Poetry – A unique view into dark thoughts.

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Let’s Get In The Mood!

Our favorite time of the year is upon us!  Halloween is approaching, so let’s get in the mood with two of our favorites!

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goth318Take a fascinating and disturbing walk through this collection of stories the darker side of the Gothic/Steampunk point of view as written by a Goth librarian.

Kimberly Richardson guides you through modern situations and intrigues from a darkly poignant point of view. Her characters will take you back to the Victorian mindset as they deal with desperation, obsession, and despair. In this anthology, Kimberly embraces the Gothic/Steampunk style and adds her unique voice to the genre.

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goth2xlgKimberly Richardson guides you back into the dark book stacks where you explore her strangely compelling world. She visits a few old favorites and then boldly heads deeper into her macabre imagination asking shadowy questions.

 

New Release by Kimberly Richardson!

openaxlgThe Music of Passion and Madness
Graydon Fayette is a man who has it all: looks, wealth, talent, and the desire of every woman. Born into a powerful Memphis family fused with the Dark Gift and a long history of secrecy, darkness, intrigue, and startling eccentricities, Graydon enjoys his lifestyle and his music. Then he meets the lovely and seductive Aerin from another family with their own history in the River City. Now, his world is thrust into a web of lies, madness, murder, and sex, all wrapped in the chilling sounds of his violin and the spirit who both loves and hates him.

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Let’s take it just a little darker!

gizmosxlgSteampunk teases your imagination with the fantastic and makes dreams a reality. Bizarre characters abound in a world driven by gizmos. Steam power combines with clockwork cleverness to take the history we think we know so well and add a huge twist of what if. These 19 incredible stories will take you back in time to where style, crazy inventions, and scandal ruled the headlines.

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Featuring:
Miss Alice Grayson and the Specter of Death by Stephen D. Rogers
Commander Tesla and the Zeppelins by Philip R. Cox
Monsters from the ID by Herika R. Raymer
The Book by J. L. Mulvihill
Second Chances by Dwayne Debardelaben
The Peace Machine by Jared Millet
For the Hate of Steam by Missa Dixon
The Clockwork Cockroaches of Thelema by Cindy Macleod
Three Poems by Jerri Hardesty
Kaylana by D. Alan Lewis
Just Like Clockwork by Melinda Lafevers
In Deep by Kirk Hardesty
The Clockwork Gunslingers by Robert J. Krog
Fire on the Mountain by John Hartness
Queen of Steam by Louise Herring-Jones
Estrella Waits by Kathryn Hinds
The Unseen Hand by Allan Gilbreath
Meridian by Kimberly Richardson
The Finder’s Keeper by Jason Cordova

Steam Rules!

gadgetsxlgSteampunk teases your imagination with the fantastic and makes dreams a reality. Bizarre characters abound in a world driven by gadgets. Steam power combines with clockwork cleverness to take the history we think we know so well and add a huge twist of what if. These 15 incredible stories will take you back in time to where style, crazy inventions, and scandal ruled the headlines.

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Featuring:
Gift of Light by Stephen Zimmer
Steampunk Alchemy by Jodi Adamson
The Survivor by M. B. Weston
Heart of Steel by Len Berry
A Steam Bunny Adventure by Sean Taylor
Time and the Wrinkled Prostitute by Brandon Black
The Brass Peregrine by David R. Tabb
The Last Frontier by H. David Blalock
The Constance of Memory by Stacy Tabb
When Edgar Speaks by Alexander S. Brown
The Tower by Laura H. Smith
Steaming Cherry by Tyree Campbell
The Clockwork Gin by Eden Royce
The Great Steamship Race by Rob Cerio
The Soul of the Sky Queen by Patricia M. Rose

More Clockwork!

dosiixlgMurder, mystery, and amazing steam technology come together to give you a dark taste of the prim and proper Victorian age. Steampunk teases your imagination with the fantastic and makes dreams a reality. These 25 incredible stories will take you to a time in history when crazy inventions and scandal were born.

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The Tales:
Of Heroes and Airships – Victor Lorthos – One reporter’s unforgettable journey!
Death With A Glint Of Bronze – Sean Taylor – Criminal hands hide dirty secrets.
For The Fear Of Steam – Missa Dixon – Charlie is back with new friends and adventures!
Dreams Of Freedom – Len Berry – Texas honor comes to London!
The Real Magic – H. David Blalock – Sometimes, the real magic comes from within.
The Third Eye – Alexander S. Brown – How far would you go to solve a murder?
In Tesla’s Court – Robert Cerio – Twain, Tesla and time travel!
Commander Tesla Versus The Holy Roman Empire – Phillip R. Cox – Nikola Tesla prepares for war!
Protege – Dwayne DeBardelaben – Have you ever been happier in your life?
The Perfect Woman – Kara Ferguson – How far will you go to find that “special” someone?
The Tale Of Lady Helvetica – Christopher Friesen – Murder most foul, but with serious style.
The Locked Door – Allan Gilbreath – Inspector Peele faces another phenomenal mystery!
Great Minds – Jeff Ollen Harris – What would you use to fuel your rocket?
Grass Elephant – M. Keaton – Return to the Dark Continent!
Cicada Summer – Jon Klement – A brave girl faces an alien menace in the old West!
The Big Golden Apple – Cindy MacLeod – One man’s folly is truly his reality.
The Automated Man – Alli Martin – Going against the grain can sometimes give ironic results.
Jumping The Rails – Jared Millet – Man vs. Machine . . . or is it?
Chilled Meat – J. L. Mulvihill – Can murder ever be fair play?
Steam Race – Herika R. Raymer – Gas vs. Steam: the race is on!
Winnet’s Octavian – Laura H. Smith – A young girl goes far to protect her only friend.
The Devil’s Children – Angelia Sparrow and Joy Coop – Family comes first, no matter what.
The Boys In The Boiler Room – David Tabb – Sam Spade, Steampunk style!
Bedeviled – Nick Valentino – Demonic torment for the greater glory of art.
The Island Sojourn – Stephen Zimmer – Harvey the cat solves another case!

Dreams of Steam – Free on Kindle!

dosteamxlgTravel back to a time when steam powered inventions ruled the land, water, and sky. It’s a time of extraordinary contraptions and innovative ideas created by men and women who dared to ask the question, “What if?” Peer through the glazed window into a world long gone, but not forgotten. Make a cup of tea, find a comfortable chair, strap on your goggles, and be amazed at the power of steam!

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