Category Archives: Dieselpunk

A Paranormal Wartime Romance – amidst the Blitz and the Blackout!

This is an excerpt from “The Elements of War”,  a Dieselpunk/Weird War novelette from the “Futurist Manifesto” series of Alternative History tales by John Paul Catton. The story is available as an ‘e-short’, and is published in volume 1 of “Tales From … Continue reading

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Terror stalks the Trenches of World War One!

This is an excerpt from “Dulce et Decorum est”,  a Dieselpunk short story from the Futurist Manifesto series of Alternative History tales by John Paul Catton. The story is available as an ‘e-short’, and is published in volume 1 of … Continue reading

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Magick and Mystery – in the Skies of World War Two!

This is an excerpt from “Into The Valley”, a Weird World War novelette published by Excalibur Books, from the Futurist Manifesto series of Alternative History stories by John Paul Catton. The story is available as an ‘e-short’, and is published in … Continue reading

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New Decopunk Thriller “Firewater” – Excerpt!

Volume Two of “Tales From Beyond Tomorrow” is available for pre-order now – and here’s a taste of one of the stories included!  SYNOPSIS: Salt Lake City, 1924: Although prosperous and respectable on the surface, the state of Utah is … Continue reading

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Six Awesome Reading Experiences for 2018!

This year, readers of Excalibur Books can look forward to … The official launch of Volume Two of the alternative history science fiction collection, Tales From Beyond Tomorrow! (Release Date: March 25th) A special promotion to celebrate the 200th anniversary … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Dieselpunk Crime & Mystery

This is the new variant cover for “Firewater”, the eleventh novelette in the alternate history science fiction “Futurist Manifesto” series. Cover design and illustration by Dazzling Danielle Drake! Read an excerpt here!  

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A Dieselpunk Pulp Fiction Mystery: “Firewater!”

The following is an excerpt from the novelette “Firewater”, number ten in the “Futurist Manifesto” series, to be included in the forthcoming collection “Tales From Beyond Tomorrow” Volume Two!  This was the time of day that Brandon Stone loved. He … Continue reading

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Weird War Stories: “Into The Valley”

East England, May, 1943: The turning of the tide of World War II. The seven crewmembers of the Avro Lancaster bomber “Resurgam” board their plane, ready for their final bombing mission. Their journey will take them beyond life … beyond death … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Phill Evans – “City of Revelations”!

REVEALED! Phill Evans’ stunning cover for the Lovecraftian Dieselpunk tale, “City of Reflections!”  Read the excerpt below .. Venice, he had always thought, was a city of reflections. Facades, basilicas, domes and towers – all pondering their appearance in the … Continue reading

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Phill Evans – “The Land-Ship”

“If there is any such thing as a ‘classic’ Dieselpunk story, this is it.” – Holly Gonzalez, author. ” … asks questions that are as true today as they might have been back then; questions that leave the reader to … Continue reading

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