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  • The Nothing Within

    by Andy Giesler

    What unforgivable sin would you commit to save the world?

    In 2161, the first chimera arose. A year later, twelve billion people were dead. The few who survived called it the Reckoning.

    Generations later, their descendants hide within the walls of small, rustic villages, cowering from chimeras. They revere tradition. They fear innovation. They mistrust anything that’s different.

    Root couldn’t be more different.

    Curious and i... more

  • Rimrider

    by L. A. Kelley
    A real space pirate fights like a girl. Awakened by her father, teenager Jane Benedict is ordered to memorize a mysterious code. Hours later, Mathias Benedict is dead and Jane and her brother, Will, are wards of United Earth Corporation. To evade the company’s murderous clutches and uncover the meaning of her father’s last message, Jane leads Will on a desperate escape across the galaxy aboard the Freetrader smuggler ship, Solar Vortex. After swearing allegiance and joining the crew’s fight f... more
  • Synth #1: An Anthology of Dark SF

    by CM Muller

    SYNTH is a new anthology series of dark SF published quarterly, with each issue containing eight thought-provoking visions of the future . . . tales of utopia and dystopia, of inner and outer space; tales that are bleak, tales that are bold . . .

    ISSUE #1 includes original fiction by Dan Stintzi, Steve Toase, Virginie Sélavy, Charles Wilkinson, Farah Rose Smith, Jeffrey Thomas, Christopher K. Miller, and Joanna Koch. It is edited by CM M... more

  • The Cities of Dead

    by Alys Arden
    The Cities of Dead: the highly anticipated third book in Alys Arden’s spellbinding The Casquette Girls series. Old World witches collide with the French Quarter’s strangest denizens, setting off events that could tear the fabric of the Natural and Supernatural worlds, and only the most elusive, mischievous Voodoo lwa hold the key to stopping it. As Adele struggles with her losses, Nicco’s secrets draw her closer, but Isaac questions Nicco’s motives and refuses to let go without a fight. W... more
  • BEYOND THE WORLD

    by T.J. & M.L. Wolf
    In 2020, a year after an out-of-this-world encounter in Chinatown, Una Waters ventures into Yosemite National Park with General Ashcroft, on their honeymoon. When a coded distress call pulls him unexpectedly away on duty, Una uncovers a UFO mystery and turns to compadre Jack Howser for help. Joined by friends from Explorers Club, their quest for answers leads to a string of unworldly campsites, ancient caves, living pterosaurs, and a military manhunt--all fueled by an Alien conspiracy that threa... more
  • The Mer Part II: Transformation

    by M. Culler
    The Mer series follows the story of a woman who had it all together, a career about to start, a loving family, a bright future, and a yearly vacation that was a wonderful tradition. When tragedy strikes during a morning swim, she has the choice to enter eternity, going to an unknown resting place- or to throw away mortality and join a mythical race called the Mer. Once the choice is made, she discovers a beautiful place with hidden dangers, kind people, some of whom have deadly secrets. This i... more
  • More Fables and Fantasies

    by Dale T. Phillips
    In these five tales you'll read serious stories about dragons, swords, castles, people on quests, demons, witches, and also fairy-tale characters acting out in fun. So there's a little something for everyone. These are lands where the people may be like us, but the landscape is of the fantasy realms, and anything can happen. You may change upon this journey, like the characters themselves.
  • Fables and Fantasies

    by Dale T. Phillips
    This collection of five different tales gives some new takes on old stories. They are a mix of fear, fun, and fantastic elements. Some of these stories are humorous, some are scary, some end well, some badly, and some have mixed blessings for those involved. Kind of like life. Fable and fantasy blend to make a journey into other lands and times and magics. It's like following a familiar road, only to discover a new, unusual side path that takes you to an alternate destination. Here are new world... more
  • Strange Tales

    by Dale T. Phillips
    Here are five tales of people going off the beaten track of reality to experience something completely new and unworldly. Stories of individuals in pain who ride a rollercoaster of odd happenings that show life in a different perspective. People running to something or away from something. A young traveler who encounters a modern marvel in an ancient ruin. A group of youngsters in a Lewis Carroll-like tale, where language and logic are stretched and reshaped into a tongue-twisting, whimsical adv... more
  • Apocalypse Tango

    by Dale T. Phillips
    How does the world end? Self-launched bombs, asteroid from space, rain of fire, alien invasion, or virus and pandemic? Maybe none of those. Maybe it's giant lobsters. Or zombies. Here are five different takes on the end of the world-- as we know it. Some methods are long, drawn-out affairs, others threaten us in the blink of an eye. Even if our take on Mayan calendars was all misinterpretation, there are plenty of other terrors that we could fall prey to. Here are stories to make you think, and ... more
  • Halls of Horror

    by Dale T. Phillips
    This collection of ten tales of horror involves monsters, mayhem, and murder: everything from war to everyday homicide, to otherworldly terrors from hell dimensions. The horror may be internal or external, in your heart or in your cellar. Here are people making bad choices, and people reacting to terrible situations. These are stories to make you think, tremble, and shiver with fright-- and lock your doors at night-- even though it may not do any good... The author had Stephen King as a writi... more
  • Shadow of the Wendigo

    by Dale T. Phillips
    In the snowy Canadian wilderness, a terrifying legend springs to life, sparking a series of gruesome crimes. Government agent Sean Laporte is sent to investigate, and must contend with an obsessive, resourceful foe, a hostile environment, and an elusive search for the truth. He is soon pulled between worlds of myth and madness, a present haunted by the past, and a primitive world of mystery and power. In this book, the myths described by Joseph Campbell are crossed with a David Lynch-type wor... more
  • Ace Carroway and the Handsome Devil

    by Guy Worthey

    It's 1921 and the world mourns the disappearance of aviatrix Cecilia "Ace" Carroway, lost during a 'round-the-world attempt. Ace barely survives the crash; an assassination masterminded by underworld kingpin Darko Dor. In secret, she gathers her five wartime comrades and opens a detective agency, intending to hunt Dor and his ilk.

    Before the paint dries on the door, Ratface the mugger strikes, a chemist is kidnapped, and rumors surface of a shadowy hideaway called Smug... more

  • Hard Time: Books 1-6

    by Erec Stebbins

    A HARSH AND PUNISHING WORLD. Synths, Trunes, and the remnants of humanity battle each other and an unforgiving landscape. Survival is the meaning of life.

    "STEBBINS HAS A PENCHANT FOR THE UNEXPECTED, EVEN FOR THE GENRE" -Foreword Reviews, Daughter of Time trilogy

    The Complete Hard Time Series: A speculative fiction serial of adventure novellas. This omnibus contains all s... more

  • Ace Carroway Around the World

    by Guy Worthey

    In 1921, in the quiet seaside town of Hyannis, shipbuilder Grant Carroway dies in a hail of bullets. Cynical cop Drew Lucy investigates the case.  When Grant's know-it-all daughter Cecilia barges into the crime scene, Lucy puts her at the top of the suspect list. Nine times out of ten, murder's a family affair.

    Pilot Cecilia "Ace" Carroway thinks the hit was masterminded by a Great War tyrant she remembers killing. Is the shadowy Darko Dor still alive?

    It so... more

  • Ace Carroway and the Great War

    by Guy Worthey

    When the Great War breaks out, Cecilia Carroway lies about her age and enlists as a pilot. She earns her Ace nickname, but she’s shot down behind enemy lines and imprisoned. She meets motley fellow prisoners Quack, Bert, Sam, Tombstone, and Gooper and enlists their help to break out. Escape is hard enough, but Ace won’t go without sabotaging the enemy’s war machine. Add in Minister of Technology Darko Dor’s plan to kidnap Ace, and Ace Carroway’s chances of surviv... more

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