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  • 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
  • Action Figures - Issue Six: Power Play

    by Michael C. Bailey
    One of our super-heroes is missing. It took a devastating attack on Kingsport to reunite the Hero Squad, but their reunion proves short-lived after Lightstorm vanishes following the battle, leaving the team without its most powerful member at the worst possible time. Damage Inc. is back and more dangerous than ever, thanks to the mysterious mastermind known only as the Foreman arming them with enough firepower to take on the Hero Squad — but for what sinister purpose? The Squad is determin... more
  • Action Figures - Issue Five: Team-Ups

    by Michael C. Bailey
    The Hero Squad is finished. Their friendships damaged in the wake of the King of Pain incident, perhaps beyond repair, the team go their separate ways to lick their wounds and figure out where their respective paths will take them…and if those paths will ever lead back to each other. "Team-Ups" features a series of individual adventures that partner the Hero Squad with unexpected friends and pit them against some surprising foes. Sara finally learns the price of her betrayal; Matt and Nina... more
  • Action Figures - Issue Four: Cruel Summer

    by Michael C. Bailey
    His name is uttered in terrified whispers. He’s the bad guy the good guys fear. He is the King of Pain, and he’s come to Kingsport to put another hero in the ground. The Hero Squad faces their deadliest foe yet, a mysterious killer who hunts within the superhuman community, leaving dead bodies and broken minds in his wake. The Squad is next on his hit list, and the King of Pain will push the young heroes to their absolute limit — and one of them might not survive the experience. Get ready ... more
  • Action Figures - Issue Three: Pasts Imperfect

    by Michael C. Bailey
    The past is coming back to haunt the Hero Squad. Archimedes, the Squad’s first foe, is finally heading to trial, and the teen heroes aren't exactly looking forward to again facing the man capable of revealing their deepest secrets to the world — but their secrets are nothing compared to the dark truths being hidden from them by people they know and trust. When those secrets are finally laid bare, they could tear the team apart, one heartbreaking piece at a time…and if they don’t, the blood... 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.

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