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  • Gods Behaving Badly

    by Mickey Ann Pseudonym
    Hecate (Cate) is a fallen goddess pining over the loss of her soul to Hades. How does an immortal trapped in a human body cope with ennui and a persistent ex? She does what every human does, of course. She drinks too much and sees her therapist once a week. Pithy and sadly lacking in social skills, Cate is determined to make the most of her ordinary life, even if Hades has other plans for her.
  • Hyenas

    by Michael Sellars
    Five months ago, the apocalyptic ‘Jolt’ turned the majority of humankind into the atavistic savages Jay Garvey calls ‘Hyenas’ on account of their insane, shrieking laughter. A terrified Jay is tempted from his bolthole in a Liverpool book shop when he learns the whereabouts of the only boat that hasn’t been scuttled by the deranged militia leader known as Sergeant Pepper. As a brutal winter closes in, Jay, and the small band of survivors he collects along the way, must avoid death and capture... more
  • Cheap Thrills Digest

    by Michael C. Bailey
    Innsmouth Look Publishing invites you to explore the worlds of author Michael Bailey in this collection of short stories and a previously unreleased novelette-length story. Action Figures - An Adventure in Babysitting Protecting the innocent? That's easy. Taking down crazed super-villains? No problem. Babysitting the youngest member of the super-team the Quantum Quintet, a little boy whose temper tantrums can level a city block? That could prove the toughest challenge yet for the teen supe... more
  • The Adventures of Strongarm & Lightfoot: Assassins Brawl

    by Michael C. Bailey
    You’re invited to the wedding of the year! In lieu of gifts, the bride and groom humbly ask that you do not try to murder them. After barely surviving Habbatarr the lich-lord and the Dead City of Hesre, Derek Strongarm and Felix Lightfoot and their companions are ready for some well-deserved rest. All they want now is good food, cold beer, a warm bed, and maybe a few days without someone trying to kill them. And then they encounter a damsel in distress and, well, so much for that idea. ... more
  • The Adventures of Strongarm & Lightfoot: Scratching a Lich

    by Michael C. Bailey
    In the land of Asaches, there are great men and women who have changed the course of history. Their adventures are honored in song; their names are spoken with a reverence normally reserved for the gods; their heroic deeds have elevated them to the status of living legends. And then there are these guys… Derek Strongarm and Felix Lightfoot are two hard-luck adventurers for hire looking for their big break — or an excuse to retire before they get killed. Salvation appears in the form of Eri... more
  • Garden of Fiends: Tales of Addiction Horror

    by Mark Matthews
    The intoxication from a pint of vodka, the electric buzz from snorting cocaine, the warm embrace from shooting heroin—drinking and drugging provides the height of human experience. It’s the promise of heaven on earth, but the hell that follows is a constant hunger, a cold emptiness. The craving to get high is a yearning as intense of any blood-thirsty monster. The best way to tell the truths of addiction is through a story, and dark truths such as these need a piece of horror to do them justi... more
  • When Dolls Talk: A Collection of Short Horror Stories

    by Joel R. Dennstedt
    “A little masterpiece of horror.” A bad world infects our own with wicked ways. This dreadful dimension spawns stories from intruders in our midst. Creatures we call dolls tell awful tales to make us weep, to make us cringe, to make us suffer. The horror…when dolls begin to talk.
  • The Horror Writer

    by Jerry Jay Carroll
    Horror writer Thom Hearn runs a fiction factory that pumps out bestsellers like Jimmy Dean does sausages. He’s got fame and fortune, but where’s the respect? He’s a sensitive guy and it hurts nobody admits they read the books or see the movies except dumb teenagers. Then he gets invited to a conference for big shots. His ego is soothed until he’s told it was a mistake; they meant the brain surgeon by almost the same name. And then characters from his books begin showing up. The homicidal maniac ... more
  • Ahe'ey

    by Jamie Le Fay

    Morgan is a dreamer, change maker and art lover. She is a feisty, slightly preachy, romantic feminist full of contradictions and insecurities. Morgan uncovers a world where women have the power, and where magic is no longer just a figment of her wild imagination. Sounds like a dream, but it may, in fact, turn into a nightmare. 

    The world of the Ahe'ey challenges and subverts her views about gender, genes, and nature versus nurture.

    The strong and uninvited chemi... more

  • Principia Ponderosa

    by Juliana Rew
    Third Flatiron Anthologies presents "Principia Ponderosa," 17 new science fiction and fantasy stories exploring weird western, gothic, and steampunk themes.
  • The Disappeared

    by Valerie J. Mikles
    Bounty hunter and spaceship pilot Corey is desperate to escape her abusive ex-lover Ivan LaMark, but joining the crew of the honest trade vessel, Oriana, hasn't quite been the escape she hoped for. But then she stumbles upon the bounty of a lifetime--one of the Disappeared. The Disappeared are political refugees who have literally vanished from the lunar surface. Finding one, Corey knows she could be set for life, ensuring her escape from her former lover for good. But, naming her price has put ... more
  • iHuman: A Short Story

    by Vincent Robert Annunziato
    Man's greatest adversary is his own creation. What do you do when that creation is you?
  • Nameless

    by Matthew Rossi
    Thea Mendel is living in her car because there's a ghost in her house. At a Halloween party, she meets someone who believes her, a boy with green eyes and ghosts of his own named Thomas. Someone wants to do worse to Thea than kill her, and in order to find out who they are and what they want the two of them will have to deal with a clan of unusually helpful vampires, unexpected Shoggoths, and all the weird that Rhode Island can throw at them. And that's a lot of weird.
  • Forest of the Dark

    by Palvi Sharma
    While on a road trip, five friends get in an accident only to wake up in a strange forest separated from each other. When they each encounter the creatures that inhabit the forest, they realize they must face their fears in order to find each other and survive the terrors. The only problem is, they are running out of time…
  • Little One

    by Timothy G. Huguenin

    I would have been a beautiful woman by now. But when a body turns to dust before its time—when the mold is broken early—the spirit, like a casting, takes the mold’s last form. Though my awareness has grown, I retain the likeness by which I was last known: a girl of six years.

    My soul has not passed over because I have not yet let it. I have grown and have learned to become patient. I am patiently awaiting my passing over, but I must have one thing before I... more

  • Devils Glen

    by Matthew Speak

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