Merlyn's Comic Books and More
User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Latest: AsenWolf
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 898

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 129
Total: 129
Who Is Where:
01: Community Forums
02: Community Forums
03: Home
04: Home
05: Community Forums
06: Community Forums
07: Community Forums
08: Community Forums
09: Community Forums
10: Community Forums
11: Stories Archive
12: Community Forums
13: Community Forums
14: Home
15: Community Forums
16: Community Forums
17: Stories Archive
18: Home
19: Community Forums
20: Home
21: Community Forums
22: Community Forums
23: Community Forums
24: Home
25: Home
26: Community Forums
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Home
30: Community Forums
31: Home
32: Stories Archive
33: Community Forums
34: Stories Archive
35: Community Forums
36: Community Forums
37: News
38: News
39: News
40: Home
41: Home
42: Community Forums
43: Home
44: Stories Archive
45: Stories Archive
46: Community Forums
47: Community Forums
48: Community Forums
49: Stories Archive
50: Stories Archive
51: Community Forums
52: Community Forums
53: Home
54: Community Forums
55: Stories Archive
56: Community Forums
57: Community Forums
58: Home
59: Community Forums
60: Community Forums
61: Community Forums
62: Community Forums
63: Community Forums
64: Stories Archive
65: Stories Archive
66: Community Forums
67: Home
68: Home
69: Home
70: Community Forums
71: Stories Archive
72: Stories Archive
73: Home
74: News
75: Community Forums
76: Community Forums
77: Home
78: Community Forums
79: Stories Archive
80: Home
81: Community Forums
82: Stories Archive
83: Community Forums
84: Community Forums
85: Stories Archive
86: Community Forums
87: Community Forums
88: Community Forums
89: Home
90: Home
91: Community Forums
92: Community Forums
93: Community Forums
94: Community Forums
95: Home
96: Home
97: Home
98: Stories Archive
99: Community Forums
100: Home
101: Home
102: Home
103: News
104: Community Forums
105: Home
106: Stories Archive
107: Community Forums
108: Home
109: Community Forums
110: Home
111: Community Forums
112: Community Forums
113: Home
114: Community Forums
115: Community Forums
116: Home
117: Community Forums
118: Stories Archive
119: Community Forums
120: Community Forums
121: Community Forums
122: Community Forums
123: Home
124: Home
125: Community Forums
126: Community Forums
127: Community Forums
128: Stories Archive
129: Stories Archive

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Main Menu

Community Forums › Main › Books & Literature › Agatha H books. Part steampunk/Girl Genius & fantasy
Agatha H books. Part steampunk/Girl Genius & fantasy

Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexBooks & Literature
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Intarweb Mastar!

Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 461
Location: Spokane

PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:58 pm    Post subject: Agatha H books. Part steampunk/Girl Genius & fantasy

If you're into Steampunk and haven't checked out the Agatha H books, well
.....what tha' heck, man?!

Sixteen years ago, the Heterodyne Boys, benevolent adventurers and inventors, disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Today, Europe is ruled by the Sparks, dynasties of mad scientists ruling over - and terrorizing - the hapless population with their bizarre inventions and unchecked power, while the downtrodden dream of the Hetrodynes' return. At Transylvania Polygnostic University, a pretty, young student named Agatha Clay seems to have nothing but bad luck. Incapable of building anything that actually works, but dedicated to her studies, Agatha seems destined for a lackluster career as a minor lab assistant.

We also just received Agatha H and the Clockwork Princess as well!

Intrigue! Subterfuge! Circus Folk! In a time when the Industrial Revolution has escalated into all-out warfare, mad science rules the world... with mixed success. With the help of Krosp, Emperor of All Cats, Agatha has escaped from the massive airship known as Castle Wulfenbach. After crashing their escape dirigible, Agatha and Krosp fall in with Master Payne's Circus of Adventure, a traveling troupe of performers dedicated to staging Heterodyne shows-dramatizations of the exploits of Bill and Barry Heterodyne and their allies-who are unaware of Agatha's connection to the Heterodyne line. Pursued by the ruthless Baron Klaus Wulfenbach, his handsome son Gil, and their minions (not to mention Othar Tryggvassen, Gentleman Adventurer), Agatha hides in plain sight among the circus folk, servicing their clanks and proving herself adept in performing the role of Lucrezia Mongfish, nemesis to-and later wife of-Bill Heterodyne. She also begins training under Zeetha, swordmistress and princess of the lost city of Skifander. Together, Agatha, Krosp, and the performers travel across the treacherous wasteland of war-torn Europa, towards Mechanicsburg, and the ancestral home of the Heterodynes-Castle Heterodyne. But with many perils standing in her way-including Wulfenbach's crack troops, mysterious Geisterdamen, savage Jagermonsters, and the fabled Storm King-it's going to take more than a spark of Mad Science for Agatha to get through... From Phil and Kaja Foglio, creators of the multiple WCCA and Hugo Award-winning webcomic Girl Genius, comes Agatha H and the Clockwork Princess, a gaslamp fantasy filled to bursting with Adventure! Romance! And Mad Science!

Listen and read the 1940's adventures of Martin's Raiders

Watch The HANGAR BAY SHOW - It's not the nerd-cast you deserve, it's the one you need!
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website

Joined: Apr 23, 2015
Posts: 1

PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 11:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Agatha H books. Part steampunk/Girl Genius & fantasy

I’m a relatively new author and would love to swap thoughts and opinions on what makes a compelling read. Obviously, some of my motivation is market research, but if I don't ask people who are interested in fantasy books who can I ask! With this in mind, what do you think attracts a potential reader? Would it be the front cover (you can find mine at the link below) or is it more likely to be on the strength of the synopsis? Just how important is the cover art and what really determines our decision to invest the time to actually sit down and read a book? As a new author, I feel these questions are very important, so any insights you can give will be greatly appreciated. It may help me not to make the same mistakes if I ever get around to writing another one!

Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexBooks & Literature All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Page 1 of 1

Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum

Latest Posts
Last 10 Forum Messages

Check Out Our Star Wars Legion Demo!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Other on Mar 17, 2018 at 00:00:22

Firefly Adventures: Brigands and Browncoats
Last post by CharlesFaust in Board Game General on Mar 10, 2018 at 22:38:57

It's a Wargames Illustrated Double Feature!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Flames of War on Mar 10, 2018 at 01:02:59

New Age of Sigmar Models and Terrain!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Games Workshop Misc. on Mar 10, 2018 at 00:44:21

Last post by CharlesFaust in Flames of War on Mar 08, 2018 at 20:01:40

Last post by MIK_EL_PABST in Magic: The Gathering on Mar 05, 2018 at 05:15:11

New Games, Minis, and RPG Books!
Last post by CharlesFaust in General Gaming Discussion on Mar 03, 2018 at 01:37:46

New and Restocked Warhammer and Necromunda!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Games Workshop Misc. on Feb 23, 2018 at 23:42:38

Adding More Books to Our Shelves
Last post by CharlesFaust in Books & Literature on Feb 15, 2018 at 23:06:19

New and Novel Additions to Our Book Selection
Last post by CharlesFaust in Books & Literature on Feb 09, 2018 at 00:22:14

Best comic book to movie adaptation

Results :: Polls

Votes: 1512
Comments: 4


Get Firefox!
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy
Created by Mars