A Steampunk Adventure
S.C. Barrus is the author of strange and thrilling adventure. His works include the steampunk adventure novel "Discovering Aberration", the steampunk gangland serial "The Gin Thief", and the short stories "The Peculiar Case of the Luminous Eye", "Midway Between Heaven & Hell", and "The Hanging Gardens". He studied creative writing at the University of Washington and lives in the Pacific Northwest.
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Thaddeus Lumpen's archaeology career is near collapse, thanks to the machinations of rivals who would kill to claim a discovery for themselves. In desperation he turns to Freddy Fitzgerald, a rebellious writer who still maintains connections from his days as a street hooligan. For Lumpen to get ahead of his even less scrupulous competitors he must steal an ancient map and forge a path to an island where a lost civilization waits to be found. For Freddy, it's a chance to sell the story of a lifetime.
1: Becoming Scarlet
Yevylin is a foreigner attempting to enter an unforgiving city. Quickly she finds herself thrust into a struggle for survival. After killing a man in self defense and hiding from the law, she must earn her way into the ranks of a notorious gang of women known as Scarlets.
THE GIN THIEF is a steampunk, gangland serial following Yevylin as she rises up the ranks of the criminal underworld, a world rife with murder, revenge, grave robbers, serial killers, and gin thieves.
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