The Cruel Gods Series

Fantasy of Bad Manners, Tea, Top Hats, & Naughty Words

The Cruel Gods trilogy is an adult gaslamp fantasy featuring magical portals, gothic cosmic deities, quaint Britishisms, and steampunk vibes. Start with book one, The Thirteenth Hour. Want more from Chime? Then try Tales From Across the Domains, a collection of 15 short stories set in the Cruel Gods world, suitable for fans and new readers alike.

The Cruel Gods series are adult books containing strong language and mature themes that some readers may find disturbing. View Content Warnings.

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  • The End of Time Paperback Out Now

    The End of Time Paperback Out Now

    Paperback copies for The End of Time are now available on Amazon! Take a look at the full page spread: You can find The End…

  • The End of Time Out Now!

    The End of Time Out Now!

    All things must come to an end, and today marks the end of The Cruel Gods series with the release of The End of Time!…

  • SFINCS Review: Dragonmeat

    SFINCS Review: Dragonmeat

    Welcome to another review as part of the Speculative Fiction Indie Novella Championship, or SFINCS, which I am judging as part of Team Jamreads alongside…

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