Hot and Steamy: Tales of Steampunk Romance
- Binding: Mass Market Paperback
- Publisher: DAW
- Published: 2011-06-07
- Edition: First Edition
MICHAEL A STAKPOLE * VICKI JOHNSON-STEGER MAURICE BROADDUS * JODY LYNN NYE * MATT FORBECK STEPHEN D SULLIVAN * TOBIAS S. BUCKELL MICKEY ZUCKER REICHERT * ELIZABETH A. VAUGHAN C.J. HENDERSON * DEAN LEGGETT ROBERT E. VARDEMAN * C.A. VERSTRAETE * MARC TASSIN MARY LOUISE EKLUND * DONALD J. BINGLE What would the past look like if the future had come along earlier? This is the question that steampunk stories seek to answer in tales that place those possible future in Victorian settings. Now join sixteen visionary writers as they explore the many romantic possibilities of the steampunk, psuedo-Victorian age in such striking alternate adventures as when- -Time travel and a chance look at an untimely newspaper headline complicate Alva Edison's blissful home life... -The search for Xibor, the presence of a beautiful woman, and the mechanical skills of an ape are just some of the pieces in an airship pilot's puzzling quest... -Revenge aided by a comely woman and a magnetically-inclined automaton bring Chance Corrigane closer to realizing his master plan... -A chance meeting at a party throws hearts into turmoil and sends on man dodging more than bullets... -Something other than a prized, rare flower blooms in the garden of a wealthy inventor... -Using steam to power a long-range communication devise, an inventor finds love. danger, and more than he hoped for...