A Certain Pressure in the Pipes
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Conrad Lloyd's father, Governor of an old west town, wishes his son wasn't so interested in inventing, or men for that matter. It isn't until Conrad meets Ezhno, a Native American inventor, that Conrad thinks he can find sexual and intellectual fulfillment all in one man. Will they find their way together despite the societal and familial divide that threatens to keep them...more
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Published April 17th 2011 by Noble Romance (first published June 28th 2010)
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Kassa
3.5 stars
This is a cute, funny, and entertaining short story that’s perfect as an easy read. It’s light fluff but humorous with some good steam punk detail thrown in. Conrad is the irrepressible son of the Governor and only interested in two things – inventing and buggery. When the two passions coincide within Ezhno, Conrad is immediately smitten. However he must convince his loving but politically concerned father to let him have his way.

The story is pretty short (only 40 pages double spaced) s...more
Elisa Ramblings
This is probably the first example I read on a subgenre that is becoming quite popular, the “steampunk”. In an undefined Far West, probably end of the XIX century, beginning of the XX, Conrad is the spoiled son of a Governor; his father name and money always save him from the law: one day yes, and the other also, Conrad is in prison for buggery. Conrad’s great passion, other than men, is science, and in particular mechanics: he loves to inventing things that help him in finding pleasure, both ph...more
Emanuela ~plastic duck~
I don't know how to rate this... I was expecting something else. I think it's probably because the steampunk books I've read so far were more complex and tortured, so I was sort of expecting something darker.

Conrad, the main character, was a brat and it was fun reading about him, because I liked that he wasn't trying to hide his attraction to men, even if same-sex intercourse is against the law in that world. Being the Governor's son, it seems he is excused from a more approriate behavior and t...more
Misty
** 3.75 Stars **



Light, humorous and entertaining short story that made me laugh more than once. The Steampunk part is very well done!
Fehu
3,5 stars!
Steampunk is usually not my thing but this one was mostly fun and light story, so I enjoed it a lot more than I expected.
Kiki
silly but entertaining
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