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  • 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.
  • 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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