From the Fortykey website comes this screenshot of a clever marketing idea:
Actually, the book looks pretty interesting:
“A delicious steampunk nightmare dripping blood and oil from every crevice.”
Graham Edwards, Fantasy writer
“Not since Harlan Ellison’s ‘I Have no mouth and I must scream’ has there been a better depiction of man at the mercy of his own vindictive and sadistic creations.”
Paul Di Filippo, Science Fiction writer
“Now that I’ve read Cardanica, I won’t be taking any elevators.”
A steampunk story set in a poisonous world where huge trucks the size of ships plow across the treacherous sands.
The “Robredo” is a giant ship-truck, the darling of the local engineering world. Built of metal and wood, it’s powered by a “magic mix” of steam and bacteria …
I went to have a look at their book at Amazon.
Five bucks for a “book” that has 10k words?