Steampunk & retropunk

Shadows of Asphodel

Shadows of Asphodel (sst-lxxxiv)

Series Name:   Shadows of Asphodel Authored By:  Karen Kincy Writer’s Website: https://www.karenkincy.com/ Synopsis She never asked for the undying loyalty of a necromancer. 1913. Austria-Hungary. Wendel may be devilishly handsome, a charming bastard with the manners of disinherited royalty, but he’s an abomination. His skin shivers with the icy fire of necromancy. With one touch, …

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Siege of Stars: Book One of The Sigil Trilogy

Siege of Stars: Book One of The Sigil Trilogy (sst-lxxxi)

Series Name:  Sigil Trilogy Authored By:  Henry Gee Writer’s Website: https://teotps.blogspot.co.uk/ Synopsis Spanning millions of years and the breadth of the universe, The Sigil Trilogy is an epic tale that explores the nature of humanity, belief, and love.  From Nature Editor Henry Gee comes a story of breathtaking scope and beloved characters. Spanning millions of …

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Ferromancer, Iron Souls, Book 1

Ferromancer, Iron Souls, Book 1 (sst-lxxx)

Series Name:   Iron Souls Authored By:  Becca Andre Writer’s Website: https://beccaandre.com/ Synopsis Suspecting that the railroad’s new locomotive runs on forbidden magic, canal boat captain Bridget “Briar” Rose decides to steal the schematics and expose the truth. Kidnapping the man who designed the engine wasn’t part of the plan, but solutions aren’t always black and …

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Free-Wrench (sst-xxii)

Free-Wrench (sst-xxii)

  Series Name:   Free-Wrench Authored By:  Joseph R. Lallo Writer’s Website: https://www.bookofdeacon.com/ Synopsis Beyond the islands of Caldera the world is a vicious place. A terrible calamity has poisoned the land. Those too ruthless or stubborn to die have crafted steam-powered mechanical wonders and taken to the sky. Yet somewhere in that wretched land there …

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The Emperor’s Edge (sst-xix)

The Emperor’s Edge (sst-xix)

      Series Name:   The Emperor’s Edge Authored By:  Lindsay Buroker Writer’s Website:  https://www.lindsayburoker.com/ Synopsis Imperial law enforcer Amaranthe Lokdon is good at her job: she can deter thieves and pacify thugs, if not with a blade, then by toppling an eight-foot pile of coffee canisters onto their heads. But when ravaged bodies show …

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Balanced on the Blade’s Edge (Dragon Blood, Book 1) (sst-xvi)

Balanced on the Blade’s Edge (Dragon Blood, Book 1) (sst-xvi)

  Series Name:   Dragon Blood Series Authored By:  Lindsay Buroker Writer’s Website:  https://www.lindsayburoker.com/   Synopsis Colonel Ridge Zirkander isn’t the model of military professionalism—he has a tendency to say exactly what’s on his mind, and his record has enough demerits to wallpaper the hull of an airship—but as the best fighter pilot in the Iskandian …

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Biden punts on expanding Supreme Court as GOP plows ahead to replace Ginsburg

Biden's hesitation to embrace or reject Supreme Court expansion reflects the tension between his campaign pitch to restore normalcy, and Democratic outrage over Trump's push to replace Ginsburg.

NBC News | 22 Sep, 2020
Trump uses TikTok and WeChat to challenge China. Welcome to a new conflict: The app wars.

Mobile apps like TikTok are pawns of Trump and China as they fight for power on a new battleground.

NBC News | 22 Sep, 2020
'Schitt's Creek' actor François Arnaud comes out as bisexual

The 35-year-old French-Canadian entertainer came out publicly ahead of Bi Visibility Day, which is celebrated on Sept. 23.

NBC News | 22 Sep, 2020
Harris uses personal story to court recent immigrants, communities of color

Kamala Harris is using her personal story to court recent immigrants, communities of color and run up Democratic margins in key states against President Trump.

NBC News | 22 Sep, 2020
Change or keep your name? For 'Kamala,' 'Nikki' and others, a story of identity, culture and power

Change or keep your name? For "Kamala," "Nikki" and others, it's a story of identity, culture and power.

NBC News | 22 Sep, 2020
A day in the life: A teacher, football coach and a student navigate school in Texas

During the week after Labor Day, NBC News followed five people as they face going back to school.

NBC News | 22 Sep, 2020
From the fields to the classroom: Inside the lives of U.S. agriculture's youngest workers

Leslie and Jimena Aguilar are two of the estimated 400,000 to 500,000 child laborers who harvest the nation’s produce while struggling to get an education.

NBC News | 22 Sep, 2020
Ren Zhiqiang, critic of Chinese leader Xi Jinping, sentenced to 18 years on corruption charges

A former Chinese property executive was sentenced to 18 years in prison on corruption charges Tuesday, a court announced.

NBC News | 22 Sep, 2020
Secret documents reveal potential dark side of prepaid debit cards

Secret documents and the fall of a Belize bank show the risk for customers of "fintech firms" that team with offshore banks and the dark side of prepaid cards.

NBC News | 22 Sep, 2020
How a debate over police funding escalated in Norman, Oklahoma — and divided the town

The Norman, Oklahoma, City Council cut a planned budget increase for the police department, triggering a backlash that exposed deeper divisions.

NBC News | 22 Sep, 2020
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