FallenKingdomReads’ list of 6 Must-Read Steampunk Fantasy Books.
Here are 6 must-read Steampunk Fantasy books that will transport you to alternate worlds filled with airships, automatons, and adventure.
Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft
A mild-mannered headmaster embarks on a perilous journey through the Tower of Babel, a massive structure filled with mechanical wonders and dangerous factions, in search of his lost wife.
A Master of Djinn by P Djèlí Clark
In an alternate Cairo where magic and steampunk technology coexist, a female detective investigates a string of murders that leads her to uncover a plot to unleash a powerful djinn that could destroy the world.
The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher
In a world of floating cities and sky-bound battleships, a young noblewoman, a disgraced naval captain, and a talking cat team up to stop an enemy invasion and uncover a conspiracy that threatens the entire realm.
Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
In an alternate Seattle overrun by zombies, a mother and son venture into the ruined city to uncover the truth behind a machine that caused the catastrophe, and encounter air pirates, mad scientists, and other dangers along the way.
Retribution Falls by Chris Wooding
In a world of airships and pirate crews, a band of misfit adventurers take on a dangerous heist that leads them to cross paths with an undead army, vengeful sky captains, and a mysterious artifact that could change the course of history.
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
In an alternate World War I where nations are divided into “Clankers” who rely on steam-powered machines and “Darwinists” who breed living creatures for war, a prince and a girl disguised as a boy team up to deliver a secret weapon that could end the conflict.