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Nimbus: A Steampunk Novel (Part One)

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NIMBUS is a steampunk novel for people who don't know they like steampunk! This is the first volume in a complete, four-part steampunk fantasy serial that came out of the authors' desire to do something new and interesting with ebook technology, while also dealing with a wide variety of narrative goodies–from airships to demon possession.

(The collected omnibus edition of
Kindle Edition, 123 pages
Published April 27th 2012
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Lynn Green
Jun 28, 2014 Lynn Green rated it really liked it
This review is for Part 3 of this serialized Steampunk fantasy. This will contain spoilers for the first two parts. If you wish to get the background to Part 3, you may wish to read my reviews for Parts 1 & 2.

The 3rd Part of Nimbus follows the form of the 1st two parts. Each chapter alternates between the characters Jude Finley and Demetrius Rucca and the respective fawns that have bonded with them. Jude's fawn keeps Jude alive even though Jude is shot dead in an aborted mutiny by some of th
Sacha Valero
Jul 09, 2016 Sacha Valero rated it liked it
As far as steampunk goes it gets it more or less correct. The world building is pretty good but there isn't much of a world to build. The writing itself is good for the most part but the action is slip shod. There are scenes where the Gangly Dirigible flies into a storm to harvest the water in the clouds that is written well. Later there is a fight scene between one of the main characters (Demetrius Rucca) and a handful of sailors that is so passive and boring I put it down and went to do ...more
G Jones
Quite a ride

A thrilling tale of what the future world may hold. Gripping, kept me wanting for more. Author spins a good tale.
Con Robinson
Jan 18, 2016 Con Robinson rated it really liked it
I really did enjoy it... Would love to find out what happens next.

Just don't know it "ain't" should really be part of the vocabulary of the time.
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Austin King has spent time as a musician, tutor, and teacher. He lives with his wife, Grace, in a house full of animals.

He is the co-author of the #1 Amazon bestseller, NIMBUS: A STEAMPUNK NOVEL. He is also the author of A SCATTERED WIND, the first book in his fantasy series The Hinterland. He has written the prequel novella to Nimbus, FRACTUS, and is currently working on the next book in The Hint
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