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.
Robert T. Bradley is the author of The Reckoning Turbines Steampunk series. The youngest twin in a family of six originally from Plymouth England. Having left school at sixteen Robert served in the British Army for five years which when on exercise in the Scottish Highlands, he discovered the joy of writing.
He moved to London in 2005 and held jobs at the Express Newspapers Group, the BBC and Dennis Publishing. As well as his writing career, Robert regularly reviews upcoming Science Fiction titles on his website www.pulpedmachina.com
You'll find Robert somewhere in North London between the Hawley Arms, The Lamb and The Maid of Muswell; with a whiskey or a glass of absinthe. Robert is rarely not reading and is always writing.