Where Sword and Soul ends and before Steamfunk begins, there is the Age of Spring Technology and Clockwork.
Imagine an alternate universe where chronomancer Benjamin Banneker crafts a world of automatons, clockwork airships and other marvels; where Nat Turner leads a rebellion, killing hordes of vampire slave owners; where the pirate queen, Black Pitch Pauline joins Jean-Jacques Dessalines in defeating Napoleon during the Haitian Revolution. Think Three Finger’d Jack; the pirate, Black Caesar; the Black Count, Nat Turner, and the Stono Rebellion…THAT is Rococoa!
Fourteen masters of speculative fiction have taken a new genre, embraced its established themes and refashioned them in surprising ways and settings. The result is an anthology that defies its genre even as it defines it.
I have a sampler book out! Snippets & Sneak Peaks. Yes. Peaks not peeks, because I’ve included samples that bring you to the ‘peak’ of a climax and then leaves you wanting more. This booklet is a collection of chapters from my completed books and a taste of a couple of WiPs I’m currently working on! Only about 60 pages as it is just a sample! Give my imagination a try, you won’t regret it! Just $.99!
“The Global Progress Corporation has one goal: to make the world a better place. By maintaining the higher, more intelligent class of humanity while catering to the needs of the lower, weak minded classes, Global Progress Corporation has set the human race on the right track to a better future. Will you join the movement?”
Ted likes his job. Not only does he have a chance to see the Plugs with his own eyes, but Global Progress Corporation pays well and the job is very simple. He comes into work, checks the inventory, monitors their vitals, and prepares to do it all again after one rotation. Yes, it’s very simple, until one of the inventory goes missing…
Oceana cannot remember life before the manor. She cannot remember seeing anything beyond the sea shore where her home rests. But something is wrong. Every day is a routine, a repeat of the day before. From the cook spilling breakfast to the strange, orange cat who materializes in the garden when she takes her walk, Oceana knows something is wrong. And then a storm comes and the world turns black.