Genre: Steampunk

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A Study in Silks by Emma Jane Holloway

A Study in Silks by Emma Jane Holloway

I really enjoyed reading A Study in Silks, and I adored the clever blend of steampunk with magic. So often when the mash-up is tried it doesn’t mix seamlessly, but in this case it did. Evelina, as you will quickly learn when you start reading the novel, grew up in… Read more »

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Her Ladyship’s Curse by Lynn Viehl

Her Ladyship’s Curse by Lynn Viehl

So, if you’ve followed my reviews for a while you may have noticed that I really like steampunk books with a paranormal twist (and if you haven’t noticed, then shame on you, faithful reader!). I think it’s a spill-over from my first love of fantasy, mixed in with my new-found… Read more »

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Emilie & the Hollow World by Martha Wells

Emilie & the Hollow World by Martha Wells

Emilie & the Hollow World reminds me a lot of Journey to the Center of the Earth because both books take place, well, in the center of the earth which may as well be an entirely different world!¬†Emilie stows away on a ship while running away from home, and the… Read more »

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The Wrong Girl by C.J. Archer

The Wrong Girl by C.J. Archer

The Wrong Girl is a Gothic-styled novel, complete with girls locked up in the attic. Hannah Smith is a narcoleptic low-born girl who has been locked up in the attic with her best friend, an earl’s daughter who just so happens to set things on fire with her mind. But… Read more »

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Incarnation by Emma Cornwall

Incarnation by Emma Cornwall

Yet another Victorian steampunk novel, although this one draws some inspiration from Bram Stoker’s Dracula. And the steampunk elements are barely there. So, let’s just call this a Victorian fantasy inspired by Dracula, shall we? Incarnation tells the story of Lucy Weston. The real story, and not the tarted up… Read more »

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The Red Plague Affair by Lillith Saintcrow

The Red Plague Affair by Lillith Saintcrow

The Red Plague Affair is the third in the Bannon and Clare series, and it picks up some time after the first book. Usually sequels tend to pick up right after the previous one left off, but in this case each book is an individual “case” so the gap between… Read more »

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