An advanced clockwork locomotive explodes and a family is exiled. A once celebrated inventor loses his wife and his sanity.
Baxter Nightingale seeks the truth behind his tortured father's past, revealing hidden acts of industrial sabotage, jealousy, and retribution.
Cast into a world of airships, clockwork powered trains and gas propelled drone assassins, Baxter is caught up in an act of reformation that threatens to bring the world's dark age to a long-awaited enlightenment.
The first Steampunk novel in the Reckoning Turbines serial. Moorlander is steampunk novel for readers who understand that steampunk is meant to be dark. No more fancy parasols pandering to the younger steampunk novel market. The steampunk you'll find within Moorlander is both dark and true to the Retro-futurism you'd expect from that bleak time in history. For true fans of the Victorian era, a swashbuckling steampunk novel.
Moorlander is steampunk for adults, steampunk for dark fantasy lovers and steampunk for those that understand the genre needs to be taken back to its steampunk roots.
In Moorlander, steampunk transcends into dieselpunk in the explosive first volume in the Reckoning Turbines Steampunk series of dark and gritty steampunk novels.
A REVIEW OF PATRICK O'LEARY'S THE BLACK HEART
Carol Berg is an American fantasy author, who has written three fantasy series (The Rai-Kirah series, The Bridge of D'Arnath series and The Lighthouse Duet) and one standalone fantasy book (Song of the Beast). She is the winner of the 2009 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature, the Prism Award, the Geffen Award and the Colorado Book Award.
Risingshadow.net has had the honour of interviewing Carol Berg. You can read the interview here:
AN INTERVIEW WITH CAROL BERG
The Mythopoeic Society has announced the winners for the 2009 Mythopoeic Awards.
The winners of the fantasy awards are:
Source: Mythopoeic Society
An article about Jack Vance in New York Times.
Dan Simmons, the best-selling writer of horror and fantasy, described discovering Vance as “a revelation for me, like coming to Proust or Henry James. Suddenly you’re in the deep end of the pool. He gives you glimpses of entire worlds with just perfectly turned language. If he’d been born south of the border, he’d be up for a Nobel Prize.”