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by Justin GrimmettThe chimeron, genetically engineered hybrids created to defeat the monster Kill Switch, have spent their entire lives training for the deadly confrontation. Not that their lives have been very long yet. Almost every day has been devoted to mastering combat and killing skills, with only a little devoted to their personalities. The humans that engineered the chimeron see only so far as defeating Kill Switch, who seems devoted to wiping out the human race. But Inktomi, their mysterious shamanis... more
by Justin GrimmettSometimes even the best laid plans don’t work out. When the wants of powerful men clash with the ideals of a perfectionist, the results can be catastrophic to the latter. Such was the case of ambitious astrophysicist, Darwin Bloom, who experienced his own snag in an otherwise idyllic life. When Bloom learned that his life’s work would be misappropriated by a criminal enterprise that secretly controlled his company, he plotted to abscond with his intellectual property and resume his efforts ... more
by Bryon VaughnDeath has seeped into The Garden, black and oily. A sickness is spreading through The Garden threatening to destroy everything that neuro-cognitive genius Brenna Patrick has built at NeuralTech. World domination will have to wait, at least for now. Adversaries will become allies. New enemies will upset the balance of power. People will die. In an epic struggle for control of a system that can topple governments, turn peasants into rulers, and make even the darkest, most sadistic miscreant... more
by E.T. Gunnarsson
SILENT, EMPTY, AND CRUEL. THIS WAS THE NATURE OF THE WASTELAND.
The war between nature and humanity has no winner. Humanity's drive for energy and technology was its downfall. Forgive Us is a thrilling, unpredictable, and wonderfully complex story that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
As the story takes off, moving back and forth in time, and vividly depicting life after a set of apocalyptic events caused by human waste and consumption, it... more
by Nick Wisseman
Thousands of exhibits. Millions of visitors. One supernatural killer.
Neva's goals at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago are simple. Enjoy the spectacle—perhaps the greatest the United States has ever put on (the world’s fair to end all world’s fairs!). Perform in the exposition’s Algerian Theatre to the best of her abilities. And don't be found out as a witch.
Easy enough … until the morning she looks up in... more
by Grant PriceWelcome to Berlin. Population: desperate. In the throes of the climate crisis the green tech pioneers are king, and if you aren't willing to be their serf then you're surplus to requirements. Carbon credit for sleeping on the job. That's the offer a dreamtech puts to Mara Kinzig, and she jumps on it. After all, the city ain't getting any cheaper. Then somebody changes the deal while she's dreaming in the tank. Now Mara has a body on her hands, an extra voice in her head, and the law on ... more
by Pablo Reig Mendoza
London, England, 1888 AD. Cabalists, magicians and occultists of every species, scattered through all strata of society, are in frenzied activity. The numbers MDCCCLXXXVIII add up for the first time to 13 characters, and it is a year of opportunity for the servants of the Bond in the age-old secret war between the adherents of the old religion and the Vatican Curia.
From the lavish halls of Buckingham Palace, the elderly Empress Victoria and her young Hindu lover - the Munshi ... more
by Charlotte EnglishMeet the baddest belles of London city. They were known as the fatales, once. Investigators and spies; killers and thieves; con artists and vigilantes — they fought fire with fire, did what had to be done, to make things right. Until the mission that broke them. Many decades later, the fatales have scattered to the winds. Fionn's the queen of London haute couture. Thetai's the star of the power metal scene. And Daix? Could be anything. Anywhere. It'll take a lot to bring them back togeth... more
by TT LinseThe year is 2728, and instantaneous travel is possible by gating from one body to another on any of 300 human-inhabited worlds. On Cecrops, Jazari wants to escape her boss, a crime lord, and figure out why she’s always heard voices in her head. On Corvus, Eala is a scientist studying the mammal-like taktak who wants to understand their telepathic abilities. In the outer reaches of the Sol system, ZD777 wakes from cryo, alone on a frozen asteroid that is about to explode. Chance throws them toget... more
by Robert B. Warren
In Umaga, power is everything. Rival warlords fight for control of the land, and innocent people are caught in the middle. Violence is a way of life. But hope still exists. The vulnerable and victimized have a champion. They call her the Pale Wolf.
Asha, a young girl with albinism, is abducted from her village and sold into slavery. She eventually escapes and finds sanctuary in Young Town, where a freak accident endows her with ergokinesis - the ability to control and project energ... more
by Dennis Callaci"Five Ghost Stories" is a collection of five meditations on isolation and absence, each with an abstract connection to the ghost towns that were quickly built in all of our hollowed-out cities over 2020. These stories drive through these new spaces in first gear, flash lighting, searching. Survivors carry those lost within them, in their ribcage, in their heart. Here are five ghost stories, the first one before you and the other four memorized by heart and waiting in their chambers.
by L.C. Son
Pararnormal Romance, Romantic Fantasy
Damina Nicaud, a beautiful, successful art buyer in Washington, D.C., has been plagued by hauntingly romantic dreams of a mystery man every night. While she knows she shouldn't consider her dreams to be anything more than anxiety brought on by her upcoming nuptials, she can't help but be lured into its entreat. Unbeknownst to her, the dreamscape that plagues her mind will be all that carries her through eventual heartbreak and learning the t... more
by Lori HetheringtonTraditional tales from the mountains of Tuscany: skeletons and phantoms, scoundrels and saints, supernatural events and magical objects. Nonna Regina enchants her grandchildren with fantastic tales as she warms herself beside the fire in the family's ancestral home in a valley where seasons are intense, unexplained occurrences are many, and religion fuels the imagination. This collection of 19th-century fairy tales have, until now, remained unknown to English-language readers, although Italia... more
by David JeffreyYear 2217. Earth’s biosphere is dying, Mars’s terraforming projects are in ruin, resource wars are brewing, and even the voidoids—eerie portals into nearby star systems—have failed to yield new Earth-like worlds. But that’s about to change with the miraculous discovery in the Chara system. United Earth Domain and the Allied Republics of Mars, rival powers within Bound Space, each want it for themselves, and a cataclysmic war is about to erupt. Aiden Macallan, Terra Corp’s planetary geologist abo... more
by David C. JeffreyYear 2218. Still haunted by his encounter on Silvanus, Aiden Macallan commands the Sun Wolf on an impossible mission only he can accomplish—saving the human race from certain annihilation. After fifty years of enabling human expansion into Bound Space, the enigmatic voidoids are starting to shut down. No one knows why, or who’s behind it, but one thing is certain: if the voidoids disappear, not only is humanity locked out of Bound Space forever, but it will unleash a cosmological catastrophe of ... more