By Cat Rambo

Steampunk fanatics will celebrate within the visual appeal of Altered the United States: Steampunk tales, amassing Nebula and global delusion Award-nominated writer Cat Rambo’s steampunk fantasies, together with “Clockwork Fairies,” “Snakes on a A Train,” and “Her Windowed Eyes, Her Chambered Heart,” right into a unmarried publication. Rambo’s wry humor, targeted and evocative descriptions, and skill to create a global with a couple of deft touches are showcased in those ten tales.

Rambo has a present for immersing her reader right into a bright universe packed with event, sensuality, wit, and poignant remark. -Jody Lynn Nye

“Cat Rambo is ceaselessly leading edge, creative, and simply undeniable unique. learn her stories.” -Kevin J. Anderson, big apple instances bestselling writer of The darkish among the Stars.

Highly advised for somebody who loved “The Wild, Wild West” and different steampunk tales. -Galaxy’s area Magazine

"A glowing assortment from one of many brightest skills within the field.” -Ursula Vernon

"Each considered one of Cat Rambo's steampunk tales stands solidly by itself, yet as a set, those tales click on jointly like cogs to depict a sophisticated, curious exchange Earth packed with magic, expertise, and mayhem.” -Beth Cato, writer of The Clockwork Dagger

Includes “Clockwork Fairies,” “Rare Pears and Greengages,” “Laurel Finch, Laurel Finch, the place Do You Wander?”, Darrell Award nominated “Memphis BBQ,” “Rappacini’s Crow,” “Her Windowed Eyes, Her Chambered Heart,” “Snakes On a Train,” “Web of Blood and Iron,” “Ticktock woman” and “Seven Clockwork Angels."

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