Author: Dave (D.J.) Butler

All Made of Hinges Anthology

All Made of Hinges Anthology

Cheerful in the face of dark opposition. Innovative to improve a backward world. Industrial as a cure for oppressive conditions. Unyielding beneath all who seek to bind and control them. Faithful until they conquer the fear of death and rise to great acts of heroism and service. Mormons and Steampunks are two faces of the same coin. Twelve authors spin tales of true believers facing […]

November 27, 2018 / 0 Comments
Clockwork Charlie: The Library Machine by Dave Butler

Clockwork Charlie: The Library Machine by Dave Butler

Charlie’s life used to be quiet, but now it’s full of adventure and surprises—none more surprising than the discovery that he is not a regular boy but one of his father’s inventions—a living clockwork boy! Charlie’s weeks have been filled with dwarves, kobolds, pixies, and humans, as he’s sought to avenge his father’s death and stop the dastardly Iron Cog from their plans to sow […]

September 14, 2018 / 0 Comments
Witchy Winter by D.J. Butler

Witchy Winter by D.J. Butler

Sarah Calhoun paid a hard price for her entry onto the stage of the Empire’s politics, but she survived. Now she rides north into the Ohio and her father’s kingdom, Cahokia. To win the Serpent Throne, she’ll have to defeat seven other candidates, win over the kingdom’s regent, and learn the will of a hidden goddess—while mastering her people’s inscrutable ways and watching her own […]

April 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Clockwork Charlie: The Giant’s Seat by Dave Butler

Clockwork Charlie: The Giant’s Seat by Dave Butler

Charlie lived a quiet life—until his father was suddenly kidnapped by the Iron Cog. In the midst of searching for his father, Charlie discovered the shocking truth about himself: he is one of his father’s inventions—a living clockwork boy! Now separated from his friends, Charlie finds himself in the service of a very tough company of dwarves, who view him only as a machine—that is, […]

June 20, 2017 / 0 Comments
Witchy Eye by D.J. Butler

Witchy Eye by D.J. Butler

Sarah Calhoun is the fifteen-year-old daughter of the Elector Andrew Calhoun, one of Appalachee’s military heroes and one of the electors who gets to decide who will next ascend as the Emperor of the New World. None of that matters to Sarah. She has a natural talent for hexing and one bad eye, and all she wants is to be left alone—especially by outsiders. But […]

March 7, 2017 / 0 Comments
Clockwork Charlie: The Kidnap Plot by Dave Butler

Clockwork Charlie: The Kidnap Plot by Dave Butler

Meet Charlie. He lives a quiet life with his protective father, an inventor and clockmaker. When Charlie’s father is suddenly and mysteriously kidnapped by a shadowy group called the Anti-Human League, it’s up to Charlie to save him. Before long, he has assembled a motley crew to help. From the terrifying but well-meaning troll Grim Grumblesson to the high-flying young aeronauts Bob and Sir Oliver, […]

June 21, 2016 / 0 Comments
Redneck Eldritch Anthology

Redneck Eldritch Anthology

And with strange aeons, Even Death may take a dirt nap… Sometimes amusing, sometimes horrifying, always unsettling, sixteen authors bring you sixteen tales of white trash meeting dark gods, the yellowed bones of antiquity, and colors that can’t be named. “A Hole in the World” by Ian Welke “Recording Devices” by D.J. Butler “Mine of the Damned Gods” by Sarah E. Seeley “Blood” by Steve […]

April 28, 2016 / 0 Comments