I used the long holiday weekend to get a new e-book ready for release. Though it features a familiar face or rather mask, for my retro-pulp hero, the Silencer, is back.
Hardworking pulp writer by day and steel-masked vigilante by night, Richard Blakemore keeps Depression era New York City safe from all sorts of criminal low-lives. After being almost executed for a crime he didn’t commit, Richard now takes on the very symbol of Dieselpunk retro-futurism, the Zeppelin.
That’s also the reason why I dug up the photos my grandfather took of the Graf Zeppelin. Because my grandfather’s 83-year-old photo is now on the cover of the latest Pegasus Pulp release, digitally cleaned up of course.
And now, without further ado, I give you Flying Bombs.
1936: A madman calling himself the Master of the Air threatens to let death and destruction rain down upon New York City. No one take him seriously, until an airship taxi suddenly explodes the very next day. But was it an accident or sabotage? Police Captain Justin O’Grady and the masked vigilante known as the Silencer both investigate the case. But it’s a race against time, because the Master of the Air has already set his sights on a new target: The Zeppelin Imperator, the largest airship ever built…
For more information, visit the dedicated Flying Bombs page, which includes lots of background information and links about the history of airships.