The Last Adventure of Dr. Yngve Hogalum

The Last Adventure of Dr. Yngve Hogalum

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D. L. Mackenzie By dlmackenzie Completed

The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 1

Phineas Magnetron is an eccentric Nineteenth Century inventor blessed with a strange gift he doesn't completely understand. As a former soldier and current member of the Hogalum Society, an inscrutable secret organization of crime fighting adventurers, Phineas is no stranger to peril and derring-do. But when the Society founder dies, Phineas embarks on a daring and improbable caper to bring the good doctor's greatest dream to fruition posthumously. In the process, he not only horrifies his Society brothers, but unearths a haunting and compelling mystery. 

About The Magnetron Chronicles: 

The Magnetron Chronicles is a serialized steampunk tale told in the grandiose style of Jules Verne, but with satirical Twainian wit.  Chapter by chapter, the story builds as quirky new characters join the fray and perplexing new mysteries and situations arise.  Traveling the globe, Phineas Magnetron and his Hogalum Society  encounter suspicious policemen, mentally ill criminals, wood-craving aliens, a witch doctor, a mad oracle, and a cross-dressing female matador, among many others.  However, this "steam dream team" always manages to triumph over impossible odds and improbable obstacles as they preserve order in a disorderly world. 

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AndTheTopCatHat44 AndTheTopCatHat44 Aug 22, 2015
Quite interesting old chap! Absolutely flabbergasting, a jolly good time!
Kiyara_D Kiyara_D Jun 02, 2015
just by reading the prologue the book sounds really interesting! I'm adding this book to my library. great start :)
Benoni_son_of_pain Benoni_son_of_pain Mar 17, 2015
Amazing intro...I'l continue reading but i had to comment this prologue, and you have a very good choice of words, a refreshment indeed
funnycn funnycn Mar 13, 2015
Well written, amazing plot, very should read this.
PhillipMcCollum PhillipMcCollum Sep 15, 2014
Alright! Another writer who's zeroed in on the 19th century. And it involves steampunk and Twain-like prose?! Thank you DL! Looking forward to this one.
Janneza Janneza Sep 02, 2014
please try reading my story. It's an action/ adventure story, hope you like it