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Book: The Lynchman's Owl (The Lynchman's Owl Collections Book 1) by B.Y. Yan

categories: Book, Science Fiction, Pulp Adventures, Noir Detective, Fantasy Thriller, Pulp Fiction, Pulp Fantasy, Superhero, Costumed Vigilante Justice, Steampunk Gadgets, Pulp Science Fiction, Steampunk

B.Y. Yan

about this book: The Lynchman's Owl came to me fully formed, an image of an owl standing atop a hangman's noose against the backdrop of a starless night, with the moon half-obscured by tumbles of black clouds rolling slowly across the sky. I know not where it came from, only at that moment I felt a shudder as if I had seen the personification of ill-omens and worse fortunes. Applied to the injustices of the world, he then sprung from my imagination a full-fledged terror who was once the bane of the criminal underworld of a weakened empire on its death throes.

20 years ago he vanished. 20 years later, with ironclad airships taking to the skies and the world below charged for war, someone has come looking...

This book has been written for the readers of the classic pulp serial adventures of yesterday, drawing inspiration from some of the all-time greats in that class. Most notably Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes serials in the Strand Magazine, of which the style of writing draws closest to. Every month a standalone 'issue' is published, with collections twice a year. Every individual story contributes to the overarcing narrative of the story, which I hope will endure and bring as much enjoyment to the readers as it did this writer with every word put to page.

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