Steamed: A Steampunk Romance
by Katie MacAlister
Review by Paul Haggerty
Signet Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780451229311
Date: 02 February 2010 List Price $7.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Article /
Life sometimes takes unexpected detours, especially for those rare people that are always having the strange and unusual happen around them. For Jack Fletcher, you'd expect that great adventures would be old hat by now, but he's still thrown for a bit of a loop when he's working on a quantum computer in his lab and what, in hindsight, can only be described as a total expected accident occurs when his sister comes to pay him a visit. Next thing he knows, he and his sister, Hallie, are in the cargo hold on a steam powered airship, with a drop dead sexy Victorian lady captain in a bustle and a corset pointing a ray gun at him. Even in a world without electricity, sparks can still fly. From official release/information:
Product Description: When one of Jack Fletcher's nanoelectromechanical system experiments is jostled in his lab, the resulting explosion sends him into the world of his favorite novel-a seemingly Victorian-era world of steampower, aether guns, corsets, and goggles. A world where the lovely and intrepid Octavia Pye captains her airship straight into his heart...