Jon Hartless


Jon Hartless was born in the 1970s and has spent much of his life in the West Midlands and Worcestershire. He is the author of several short stories, novellas and novels, mostly under different pen names.



Short stories:

The Fatalism of the Automatons, Mad Scientist Journal
The Sad Clockwork Boy, Airships and Automata
Poppy Orpington and the Prejudiced Pressman, Harvey Duckman Presents... Volume 2
Poppy Orpington Does the Business, in Harvey Duckman Presents… Volume 4
Mechanical Yak Attack, Steam Flashes anthology

Novels - the Poppy Orpington chronicles:

Full Throttle
Rise of the Petrol Queen
Fall of the Petrol Queen


The Origin and Development of the Nineteenth Century Literary Vampire