For those of you coming by for the first time, including those who had a bookmark pressed on them at the Chicago Steampunk Exposition, hello! Glad you’re here. Do be sure to poke around, and if you like what you see, I encourage you to support it by buying a book or four.
For those of you who have been here before: Hello. I’m still alive. It’s been a rough few years here, which is why many things have fallen by the wayside. I’m hoping it may soon be time for a comeback.
In the meantime, have some photos. The fez was a gift from some dear friends, and can be found at Fez-O-Rama. And the raptor is named D.C., short for “dinosaur companion”.
Welcome to the official website of Robert Dahlen, fantasy and steampunk author! If you’re looking for the latest blog entry, scroll down past this post.
What do I write? First, Peavley Manor! Fantasy and steampunk blend in these tales about the trials and tribulations of heiress Alice Peavley and her faithful valet Macalley. Comedies of manners, mayhem and magic!
There’s also Monkey Queen, the stories of Michiko, a young hero, and her geek girl partner Beth. It’s fantasy with heroines, humor and heart!
Tabitha Miles, steampunk fantasy about a crafter who gets entangled in danger and conspiracy. Adventure, romance, and tea!
The Skyblade Saga, in which airship pirate Annabel Skyblade has to work with naval officer Victorie Brassfeld…and the sparks fly. Take to the skies!
Click the links above to read previews, short stories and more! Head to Books2Read to find buying links from Amazon, Kobo, Apple Books, Barnes & Noble, and more!
Thanks for coming by! I hope you find something here to enjoy!
Starting this Sunday catchup off with a small announcement: We’re coming up soon on post #450 (counting on the original site of this blog on Blogger). I always like to do something special for those anniversary posts, and I just may have something in mind for this one. Stay tuned! More after the cut. Continue reading →
Willow posted this sad drawing earlier today in reaction to Friday’s tragedies in Paris. All I can add is my hope that someday, we won’t need to create these tributes and mourn the dead and comfort the wounded. Someday, may there be peace on Earth at last.
Like so many other people, I am shocked and saddened by what’s happened in Paris. My thoughts are with the victims and their families, and with all the good people of France.
In case anyone was wondering: Willow actually lives in western France, a good distance from Paris. However, she has family in Paris, and she was worried about them for a while. Thankfully, they’re okay, but she’s quite shaken.
I was concerned about Calomiel, the artist who drew my new avatar, because she lives in Paris. I contacted her as soon as the news broke, and she was actually at home that evening, so she’s fine. I hope her friends and family are okay too.
May the French people stay strong, and not let fear and hate dominate their thoughts and deeds. May the ones who planned this horrible night be brought to justice. And I hope we someday learn, once and for all, that no cause is worth spilling innocent blood for, now or ever.
First off, today is the final day of the Science Fiction and Fantasy September Promo! It’s your last day to get the first Monkey Queen book, Of Introductions And Abductions, along with 36 other exciting titles and four boxed sets, for just 99 cents each! Fantasy, science fiction, paranormal, urban fantasy, and Michiko and Beth! Don’t miss out! Get the full list of books here and reload your Kindle, tablet or smartphone for fall reading! More after the cut. Continue reading →
We’re taking part in another sale this weekend, the Science Fiction and Fantasy September Promo! Get the first Monkey Queen book, Of Introductions And Abductions, for just 99 cents this weekend, September 12 and 13, along with 36 other exciting titles and four boxed sets! Fantasy, science fiction, paranormal, urban fantasy, and Michiko and Beth! Don’t miss out! Get the full list of books here and reload your Kindle, tablet or smartphone for autumn!
This is the second installment of our new feature, Willow Wednesdays! We’ll be featuring art by Willow, the cover artist for the Monkey Queen series, with her kind permission! Read on after the cut! (WARNING: Reminiscing ahead.) Continue reading →