Steampunk

Steampunk is a subgenre of speculative fiction, usually set in an anachronistic Victorian or quasi-Victorian alternate history setting. It could be described by the slogan "What the past would look like if the future had happened sooner." It includes fiction with science fiction, fantasy or horror themes.


It is a subgenre of fantasy and speculative fiction that came into prominence in the 1980s and early 1990s. The term denotes works set in an era or world where STEAM POWER is still widely used—usually the 19th century, and often set in Victorian era England—but with prominent elements of eith
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The Grace of Kings (The Dandelion Dynasty, #1)
Vermilion
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Warrior Mage (Chains of Honor, #1)
The Deepest Poison (Clockwork Dagger Duology, #0.5)
Cold Hands, Warm Heart
All the King's-Men (The Yellow Hoods, #3)
Prudence (The Custard Protocol, #1)
Burning Kingdoms (Internment Chronicles, #2)
The Mechanical (The Alchemy War, #1)
Of Silk and Steam (London Steampunk, #5)
The Buried Life (Recoletta, #1)
The Perilous Journey of the Not-So-Innocuous Girl
The Diamond Conspiracy (Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, #4)

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