Tales Of New Albion - volume 2
Tales Of New Albion - volume 1
A steampunk novel deconstructed into 10 short stories by Daren Callow - available now for the electro-book-o-graph, Kindle and other similarly modern devices or as a paperback book, with real paper. Suitable for adults and older children alike, these stories are great fun in the mould of Terry Pratchett's Discworld or Douglas Adam's Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy.
For extracts from stories and more about the author check out my Blog.
For all correspondence: contributions, booking live performances and franchise opportunities for the stories or podcast please write to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org including a self addressed envelope (or your electronic mailing address) if you wish to receive a reply.
Listen to the Tales Of New Albion Steampunk Podcast
All characters and stories created and performed by Daren Callow,
Lady Boudicca Grytpype-Moriaty of Cheam played by Tixia Henderson
(Further Information: Moth Website)
Cap'n Frogulous Bottom-Barnacles and The Shipping Forecast
created and performed by Frog Morris
(Further Information: Frog Morris Website)
The True Tale Of The Crown Of Imagincipation (from the Hallowe'en Special)
written by Peter Gardiner
Professor Elemental played by himself
(Further Information: Professor Elemental Website)
Cecil Fantasma played by Mikey Georgeson
(Further Information: Mikey Georgeson Website)
The waiter, First Lord of the Admiralty Cuthbert, the Prime Minister, Mrs. Hildenbrand-Fogg, the hound Admiral Sherman and the cat Mrs Tickle III from episode 28 played by Paul Wady
(Further Information: Paul Wady Website)
All music by Charlotte Savigar
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Hyperbole for Tales Of New Albion
"SPLENDID MAYHEM AND SUBLIME CHAOS"
"One of the best out there of any genre
"The amazing, often bonkers characters (cats too) and situations invented by Mr Callow and expertly brought to life by Mr Pilkington-Rhubarb are fabulous, fun-filled adventure stories. I look forward to hearing more."
"Words cannot convey to the uninitiated just how much magic there is overflowing out of every episode of Tales From New Albion. The world needs more of this kind of thing now, more than ever."
"A most excellent podcast with wonderful stories and great humor. I only wish there were more episodes."
"What can I say that has not already been expressed about Sir Rhubarb's sonorous stories? They are excellent! Excellent! Excellent! If you are looking for engaging steampunk fiction to listen to on you commute to the factories in your flying machine, this is certainly the one to hear. An excellent reading voice, and tales that range from humorous whimsy to dark and dread-filled, submit your ears and find out for yourself how wondrous this pod-broadcast is."
"As a podcast junkie who listens 50 to 60 hours a week while I work, I have given many podcasts a trial run. Most never last more than an episode or two. This one made the cut, and I actually look forward to new episodes."
"I've slowly found myself getting interested in the whole Steam Punk world, a cross of my 2 favourite things- inventions and the Victorian era, so I thought I'd give this book a go. Its terrific, I've only read the first 2 stories so far, but have loved it. The first story I can easily see as a short film."
"I have to be honest and say I am a newbie to steam punk, but what an introduction! After a recommendation from a friend, I bought these short stories and they are brilliant. Entertaining, funny and sometimes downright bonkers, they transport you to another world! I particularly enjoyed the High Cliffs Tea Rooms and the strong female characters. Buy it, enjoy it and try to catch a live reading too!"
"Daren Callow has delighted Steampunk audiences with his wonderful characters and stories at numerous events up and down the country - I am very excited about this collection of short Steampunk stories! Recommended."
"I have never known a set of Steampunk Short Stories by a debut author to be so professionally produced and perfectly illustrated. The writing has clearly been a labour of love, and I can honestly say I've never read a better Steampunk Story in my life. Stupendous."
"It was a great story. Made even better by your superb delivery. I thoroughly enjoyed it."
"They are all great fun and I found myself speed-reading them as I wanted to find out what was going to happen!"
"This is a terrific set of stories. New Albion is an engaging and riveting world, brought vividly to life by complex characters and thrilling plots. The twists and turns kept me enthralled. More please of the gutsy heroines, sparkling dialogue and pacy stories."
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