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Under a Starlit Sky - Starlit Sky series 1



A man wakes without his memory with only two things to anchor him:

a cryptic tattoo on his arm and a strange recurring dream of a strange world of airships and antiquity.


Through the dream answers begin to emerge, but something dark and evil

flutters across the dreamscape. Something that is keeping him from

remembering who he was.


Determined to get his life back he follows clues that lead him across the country. Snatches of memory soon reveal a sinister scheme and each clue is another piece of the puzzle.


Too bad there’s no guarantee he’ll get his life back in one piece

The Clockwork Universe - Starlit Sky series 2

In a world of airships and uneasy alliances, one man struggles to escape an unchanging world.


His father punished him, his mother never understood him, and The Society of New Alchemists rejected him. Twice.


Janus wants more than anything to escape to another world where technology is celebrated, not suppressed, so he invented a machine to do just that. But the Emperor believes technology is ruining the peaceful utopia of the United American Empire and has ordered all new technology destroyed. Ignoring these orders is punishable by death. 


That makes Janus the enemy. War rages between the Emperor’s forces and those who want progress, but Janus stays safe in the shadows, hiding behind a vast network of cloned spies who carry out his attacks. But even his steam-powered soldiers and other inventions have little effect, and his actions fall on deaf ears.


Unable to overthrow the Emperor’s iron grip and release the Empire from its self-imposed dark age, Janus’ only recourse is to find a world that appreciates him. To do that, he needs to finish his machine. Unfortunately, the only way to do that is to confront the Emperor himself.


If he fails, he risks death. But, worse, he will be trapped in a decaying world. 


A stranger in a strange land might just hold the key to saving everything.

The Stained Glass Heart - Starlit Sky series 3

The lives of four groups are connected in ways they aren't aware.


An unlikely trio: a poetry teacher, a mad-scientist and a former thief, are unexpectedly thrown back together  and return to the United American Empire upon hearing strange rumours of a group planning to over throw the Empire.


The Empress has been ruling the Empire 15 long years since the tender age of sixteen with the help of her long time servant and most trusted advisor.


A group of men who call themselves The Elders can see the future, and it is not bright. A storm is brewing.


A motley crew of inventors, members of the Society of New Alchemy, plot a visit to the Empress that she can't ignore, after their livelihoods are turned upside down when she enacts a new law.


They all have secrets.... Secrets that can shatter lives in an instant.

Cogs & Corsets: the anise buttersby series book 1

Anise Buttersby hates her name. She longs to be a newspaper reporter, but she's a woman, and that kind of thing is frowned upon. Adventure takes her across the country on an airship, train, and even a dragon! Oh, and there's also zombies. And rayguns.

Of Adventure and Antiquity: the anise buttersby series book 2

Anise Buttersby is an investigative newspaper reporter, on the job. She gets embroiled in situations with mad criminals, mechanical werewolves, a mad man, another mad man, oh and time travel.

The Secret Carriers: the anise buttersby series book 3

Anise Buttersby is a Secret Carrier, one of a select few chosen to protect the powers of mankind: alchemy, time travel, immortality and fountain of youth. But someone wants her secret and will do anything to get it. Along with her friend Colin, she tries to stop the power hungry man who is after them and along the way encounter a village of children who were once adults, a travelling carnival, oh, and zombies.

The Diary of Dr. Jekyll

A short Steampunk twist on Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde


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