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by Colin Dodds
· What do we give away when we click “I AGREE” to the terms of service in our phones?
· Why are the billionaires squirrelling away all that money?
· Why do old photographs and songs refer to a history we can’t remember?
· Why do professional sports teams need new stadiums so often?
· And why is everyone so depressed?
These are just a few mysteries that Ms. Never – a new science-fiction novel by C... more
by R.F. HurteauAntiquity’s Gate forced two realities to collide—what followed tore one of them apart. Now those who remain coexist beneath the shelter of a domed Antarctic city, held together by a tenuous peace and an increasingly dystopian hierarchy. Any hope of one day leaving the confines of Sanctuary is little more than a fading ember. A mid-level systems operator, Ripley does his best to stay out of trouble. His best friend Felix, an irreverent half-breed shunned by society, can’t seem to do the s... more
by Killarney TraynorThree Teens. One Hiking Trip. One Huge Problem. All high school student Heather Miller wants is a chance to make a big impression on Jeff Levinson, the awkward/genius new kid in school. Taking him hiking in the White Mountains with her cool older brother, part-time park ranger Nick, seems like a great idea... until they discover a strange ship, crash-landed in the middle of nowhere. Aliens have landed. They are bigger, faster, stronger, and have nothing to lose and no one to fear. Stranded... more
by M. N. SNowGlobal warming fixes have overshot their mark and boomeranged the world into global cooling. Four people are drawn together in this neo-noir punk, dystopian, novel set in the near future: --Delores Manning, a shrewd, New York femme fatale chasing her ex-husband and the money he stole from her. --Wally Moon, back from his fifth combat tour, on three different continents, in a world perpetually at war. --Julie Newman, recently a civilian, laying low and wondering if it's paranoia, or is s... more
by E.I. McAllistairSong of Sophangence features of world parallel to our own, depicting a college experience for students with extraordinary powers. The story follows Anaar Vorpahl as he struggles to come to terms with the multitude of changes in his life, and the lives of his friends he gains along the way. Sophangence being the most elite school dedicated to combat, students often find themselves in dangerous situations as they grow into the people they hope to be.
by Matt McAvoy
2019 REVIEWERS' CHOICE
Andy thought of flying. She imagined the air under her arms, her hair lifting and floating. She felt her heartbeat separate from the faraway beat and form its own rhythm: light, quick, a dancing thrum. When she opened her eyes, her yard was dusky and her mood had lightened. She let her gaze drift across the darkening landscape. Andy's heart filled with exultation. She raised her arms, fann... more
by Matt McAvoy
A series of devastating coincidences, or a mercilessly vicious witch's curse?
Jack doesn't believe in coincidences. But he does believe in her, and the terrible mistake he made the day he crossed her.
The day his life became a living nightmare.
Now, so deluded, so convinced of the curse, is he really willing to go to any lengths to stop it, even if that means committing shocking and brutal murder?
by Stephen Barnwell
Willoughby’s World of Wonder is a fictional reproduction of the famous 1882 Field Guide to Strange Beasts & Curious Creatures. For half a century, this unique reference guide was used as a textbook in many universities around the globe, and was considered a primary reference of many cryptozoological societies and organizations. Years of painstaking research and expert restoration have yielded the amazing rebirth of this treasured book. Every single page of Willoughby’s is lavishly... more
by Matt McAvoy
Modern day London - a proud day for a very proud man, and why shouldn't he be? Boris has worked so very hard, and is now launching his new driver-less tube train on the pioneering Tower Line. But while some consider the line a triumph, not all are as pleased; in fact some, the more spiritually-attuned perhaps, are downright terrified.
For the line, along with its creators, hides a secret... a secret darker than the tunnels under the Thames, and darker than the stories around the bod... more
by Jenn Gott
Clair Maxwell didn’t ask to be resurrected, or to inherit the mind, body, and superpowers of her parallel self, but she’s not about to question such a miraculous gift. Even if it means carrying around memories that aren’t hers, even if it means living on a world not quite what she’s used to, even if it means learning how to be a superhero. She has her childhood sweetheart-turned-wife back, and a second chance at living. She has no intention of wasting it.
But jus... more
by Fiona TarrThe battle for divine power rages within the Eternal Realm. As the conflict escalates a prophecy is born that will set god against god amidst the mortal world below. When the young priestess Rahab saves two foreigners from execution, she sets in motion a sequence of events that could see the death of everyone she knows and loves. The future of humanity hangs in the balance as two bloodlines converge to battle over the city of Jericho. Now the Goddess Asherah must protect the prophecy an... more
by Fiona TarrDelilah is young, poor and inexperienced. Discovering Samson’s secret might not be as easy as she thinks! When Delilah is compelled to discover the source of Samson’s divine strength, she becomes torn between her desire for wealth and growing feelings she cannot yet understand. She has no idea that the Eternal Realm is at war, but she quickly realises there is more at play than religion and politics. The Goddess Asherah knows Delilah is the key to future peace in the heavens, yet she is f... more
by MJC HeathcoteDeep in the Norfolk countryside, a series of seemingly unrelated deaths rocks a tiny village to its core. The last of these, burned to death in a house fire alongside her grandfather, is a ten-year-old telepathic named Alice Williams. DOVES & CROWS is a paranormal mystery about fear and courage, fidelity and betrayal, and what happens when a country backwater finds itself in thrall to a man so evil he can only be the devil himself.
by Tom Deaderick
Growing up poor in a virtual era isolates fourteen-year-old Leo. Others are immersed in a digital world he cannot access.
He’s left to explore miles of wilderness bounded by the Nolichucky River and the encircling Appalachian mountain ridges of Bumpas Cove, Tennessee. Beyond the last broken and tilted pieces of a crumbling asphalt road, he discovers the abandoned village where Iron Mountain’s mine workers lived. He walks inside empty houses and mine-works searching for toys ... more
by Stephen Perkins
Through America's Civil War and into the distant future...
Two ancient gods have made romance and waged war...
After the Great Rapture...
Will Sky Parlor become their final battlefield?
Do we ever really die? Or, do we return to live again with those we knew before? In the future, will man and machine learn to procreate? For generations, the population of Sky Parlor has believed that, long ago, the lands beyond their domed city were made uninhabitable by the &qu... more
Arcane Cage: Being a Historical Narrative of Fantastic Events during the Decline and Fall of The Provenanceby Joseph WycoffAn untested, urban cleric who is charged with the investigation of a missing merchant at a remote outpost on the border of a draconic wilderness. A half-elf ranger who senses a growing threat to the peaceful co-existence of the diverse communities in the region. A “half-grown” druid who can take the shape of ferocious beasts in battle or birds of prey to surveil the land. A mercenary rogue who plays both sides of an impending conflict for personal enrichment. A long-lived elf whose knowledge of ... more