Have you been wondering why Desertera is a wasteland and why the heck they would outlaw adultery? Head over to Teri’s blog for an excerpt that explains all!
I’m honored to have Kate M. Colby as a guest on Books & Such today! Her book, TheCogsmith’s Daughter, was released on October 15th and Kate is here today to tell us more about the world of Desertera.
The Religion of Desertera
If you’ve been following my blog tour, you’ll know quite a bit about Desertera, the world of my novel, The Cogsmith’s Daughter. (If you haven’t been following, welcome to the party!) In short, Desertera is a dystopian steampunk world without steam—a desert wasteland that renders the steam-powered mechanisms of the former steampunk society useless. After all, without excess water to create steam, the society’s technology cannot be powered.
But how did Desertera get this way? How did the world go from a typical steampunk society (much like the traditional, Victorian-era London commonly depicted in books of the genre) to a post-apocalyptic wasteland? Here’s an excerpt…
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