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Smoke and Mirrors

by Neil Gaiman William Morrow (March 17, 2009)

In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion . . . and anything is possible. In Smoke and Mirrors, Gaiman's imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world into a place of terrible...


Paul and Brady Get Hoodoo with the Voodoo

by Jennifer Rardin ORBIT (July 15, 2011)

Two young college students end up in over their heads after making a deal with a voodoo queen, in this short story from author Jennifer Rardin.

Word count: ~8,200


If I Were You

by L. Ron Hubbard Galaxy Press (September 08, 2008)

Tom Little is a circus midget with giant dreams. He may be king of the midgets, but he’s got grander ambitions—to become the ringmaster.  Now, drawing on some dark ancient secrets, he’s about to get his...


The Crack

by Emma Tennant Bloomsbury Publishing (March 11, 2013)

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Look what's happened!

A crack has opened in the Thames!

Hampstead uplifted high in the sky!

Watch the turmoil spread. See the loony psychoanalysts lead their demented flock around the...


Young Woman in a Garden: Stories

by Delia Sherman Small Beer Press (October 20, 2014)

A long anticipated first collection of fabulous stories with ghosts, fairies, artists, and even a merman.


Prophecies, Libels & Dreams: Stories

by Ysabeau S. Wilce Small Beer Press (October 20, 2014)

Norton Award winner's debut collection of sparking and baroque stories of alternate California.


The Inheritance: And Other Stories

by Robin Hobb & Megan Lindholm HarperCollins e-books (May 03, 2011)

“One of the most important writers in 21st-Century fantasy.”

Contra Costa Times

“Robin Hobb is one of our very best fantasy writers…always fresh, entertaining, and completely engrossing.”

New York...


Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet No. 30

by Kelly Link & Gavin J Grant Small Beer Press (January 15, 2014)

With the thirtieth issue, LCRW—the only zine named after Winston Churchill's mother—changes everything. We turn blue into tree. We make electricity solid. We publish stories that shake the world so hard it...


The Cutting Room: Dark Reflections of the Silver Screen

by Ellen Datlow Tachyon Publications (October 14, 2014)

The credits have rolled, but the lights are still off. Something is lurking on the other side of the screen. There are dark secrets, starving monsters, and haunted survivors who refuse to be left on the cutting...


Black Denim Lit #7: A Suitable Poison

by Linda Boroff, Sean Monaghan & Christopher T. Garry Black Denim Lit (August 31, 2014)

The August, 2014 issue edited by Christopher T Garry features 140 pages of never before seen stories from eight new authors, creating narratives that are variously dark, cynical, inspiring, violent and longing....


Trigger Warning

by Neil Gaiman William Morrow (February 03, 2015)

Multiple award winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile...


Hauntings

by Ellen Datlow Tachyon Publications (March 12, 2013)

This fiendish anthology, complied by the horror genre’s most acclaimed editor, drags you into the twisted minds of modern literary masters at their fiendish best. Visionary storytellers fill this collection...


Black Denim Lit #6: The Girl in the Glass Case

by Matthew Di Paoli, Benjamin Schachtman & Christopher T Garry Black Denim Lit (July 10, 2014)

The July, 2014 issue edited by Christopher T Garry features 124 pages of never before seen stories from eight new authors, creating narratives that are variously dark, cynical, inspiring, violent and longing....


Black Denim Lit #5: No Sleep Till Deadtown: [Jun, 2014]

by Michael Haynes, Sean Monaghan & Christopher T Garry Black Denim Lit (June 09, 2014)

The June, 2014 issue edited by Christopher T Garry features never before seen short stories from eight new authors. They create narratives that are variously dark, cynical, inspiring, disturbing, longing and...


Black Denim Lit #4: May, 2014

by Konstantine Paradias, Alan Bray & Christopher T. Garry Black Denim Lit (May 06, 2014)

Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders. The May, 2014 issue edited by Christopher T Garry features seven new authors and their short stories. All the authors...


Other Worlds, Better Lives: Selected Long Fiction, 1989-2003

by Howard Waldrop Small Beer Press (March 17, 2014)

Seven novellas that cover ground the way that only Waldrop can featuring Wagner, Fats Waller, Picasso, Thomas Wolfe, and more.


Things Will Never Be the Same: A Howard Waldrop Reader: Selected Short Fiction 1980-2005

by Howard Waldrop Small Beer Press (March 17, 2014)

Sixteen of the best short stories from the one and only culture mashup genius brain of Howard Waldrop.


Black Denim Lit #3: April, 2014

by Phil Richardson, Oscar Windsor-Smith & Christopher T. Garry Black Denim Lit (April 04, 2014)

Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders. The April, 2014 issue edited by Christopher T. Garry features seven new authors and their short stories. All the authors...


Diary of Darkness

by Norman Willey Norman Willey (March 11, 2014)

Set forth on a journey down into darkness and into another world far away through worm holes and flights across galaxies to meet gods of a different origin. This fictional journey delves your mind down into...


Questionable Practices: Stories

by Eileen Gunn Small Beer Press (February 17, 2014)

Trains that go to unexpected places. A steampunk quartet. Stories that shake the tree. Stories that question normal practices.


Full Moon City

by Darrell Schweitzer & Martin Harry Greenberg Pocket Books (March 09, 2010)

DANGER LURKS IN THE HEART OF THE CITY . . . BUT NOT ALWAYS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT.

From New York to Los Angeles to Bucharest, fifteen never-before-published tales by some of the world’s finest fantasy and horror...


Songs of Love and Death: All-Original Tales of Star-Crossed Love

by George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois Gallery Books (November 16, 2010)

IN this star-studded cross-genre anthology, seventeen of the greatest modern authors of fantasy, science fiction, and romance explore the borderlands of their genres with brand-new tales of ill-fated love. From...


Cloak and Spider: A Shadowdance Novella

by David Dalglish ORBIT (December 03, 2013)

"Every king must have his heirs, and I will have heirs worthy of my legend..."

Thren Felhorn is a legend of the underworld, the leader of the powerful Spider Guild, father to the Watcher of Veldaren, and the...


Trafalgar

by Angélica Gorodischer & Amalia Gladhart Small Beer Press (January 11, 2013)

When Trafalgar's in town his friends know that even though the coffee might be terrible, the stories will be great.


Errantry: Strange Stories

by Elizabeth Hand Small Beer Press (November 13, 2012)

Hand's award winning stories begin in the shimmery, dusty corners of upstate New York and move into even stranger settings.


Guilty as Charged: Fantastic Crime Stories

by Philip E. High Wildside Press (July 29, 2013)

In some parts of the world, self-confessed murderer Leonard Graham would have been executed, or even given life imprisonment for his monstrous crime. At his trial, he had confirmed to the court that he'd only...


The Dog MEGAPACK ®: 25 Curly Canine Tales, Old and New

by Robert Reginald & Mary Wickizer Burgess Wildside Press (July 29, 2013)

Almost everyone likes dogs, even those who prefer cats as pets. So it's not surprising that writers have devoted a great deal of verbiage indeed to describe their ongoing love affair with the canine breed. You'll...


Carniepunk

by Rachel Caine, Rob Thurman, Kevin Hearne & Seanan McGuire et al. Gallery Books (July 23, 2013)

A star-studded urban fantasy anthology starring bestselling authors Rachel Caine, Jennifer Estep, Kevin Hearne, Seanan McGuire, and Rob Thurman, and including Delilah S. Dawson, Kelly Gay, Mark Henry, Hillary...


North American Lake Monsters: Stories

by Nathan Ballingrud Small Beer Press (June 28, 2013)

Love has a terrible power over our our lives: it distorts, corrupts, drives, or redeems us.


Eternal Kiss of Darkness

Night Huntress World Books #2

by Jeaniene Frost HarperCollins (July 27, 2010)

“Put Jeaniene Frost on your must-read list!”

  —New York Times bestselling author Lara Adrian

 

Jeaniene Frost gives us a breathtaking Eternal Kiss of Darkness—a sexy spinoff from her New York Times...


Driving Blind

by Ray Bradbury William Morrow Paperbacks (April 30, 2013)

The incomparable Ray Bradbury is in the driver's seat, off on twenty-one unforgettable excursions through fantasy, time and memory, and there are surprises waiting around every curve and behind each mile marker....


The Essential Lord Dunsany Collection

by Lord Dunsany eBookIt.com (March 17, 2013)

Compiled in one book, the essential collection of books by Lord Dunsany:

The Book of Wonder

Don Rodriguez

A Dreamer's Tales

Fifty-One Tales

Gods of Pegana

Plays of Near and Far

Tales of Wonder

Time and the Gods...


The Immortal: Silent Killer

by Stephen Jd Grisham eBookIt.com (January 01, 2013)

Haunting her ever since his death, Mark would always carry around her brother's urn enduring the whispers that would accuse her at every turn. Now a prisoner, those whispers have become louder and with them...


Dark Zone

by Stephen Inc. Grisham eBookIt.com (January 03, 2013)

Long time ago a satellite detected a massive star ship in the desert of Thar Desert, Pakistan. A team of scientist from all over the world was commissioned to research this massive artifact that holds the key...


Echoes of the Goddess: Tales of Terror and Wonder from the End of Time

by Darrell Schweitzer Wildside Press (January 17, 2013)

"[This] novel has immense power in its climax," said The Encyclopedia of Fantasy about Darrell Schweitzer's 1982 novel, THE SHATTERED GODDESS. Now, at last, here's the companion volume to that work, a cycle...


Pros and Cons

by Jenna Black Pocket Star (February 25, 2013)

An original eNovella in the acclaimed Nikki Glass urban fantasy series, taking place between the events of the novels Deadly Descendant and Rogue Descendant.

As a living descendant of Artemis the Huntress, private...


Unfallen

by Lilith Saintcrow ORBIT (November 15, 2011)

Unfallen includes two stand alone stories from New York Times bestselling author Lilith Saintcrow. Unfallen: Falling in love with the teenage Antichrist is dangerous, in this short story from New York Times...


The Witch Stories: The Changing Tea

by Erica Cdn Morrison eBookIt.com (December 13, 2012)

Esmeralda is a shy witch who longs to be noticed. This year she and her cat Pickitywick are attending The North American Spell In, a large witch's convention and she has a plan to get the attention she deserves....


The Harvest

by Vicki Pettersson Harper Voyager (November 06, 2012)

Originally appeared in the print anthology Holidays Are Hell.

New York Times bestselling author Vicki Pettersson brings a former superhero—an elite Zodiac warrior—back to the mortal world for a Thanksgiving...


Epic: Legends of Fantasy

by John Joseph Adams, Robin Hobb, Patrick Rothfuss & Paolo Bacigalupi et al. Tachyon Publications (October 01, 2012)

From the creation myths and quest sagas of ancient times to the megapopular fantasy novels of today, this quintessential anthology of epic fantasy is adventurous storytelling at its best. With rich and vibrant...


The SciFi & Fantasy Collection

by L. Ron Hubbard Galaxy Press (June 15, 2012)

Boldly go to worlds where no one has gone before. Explore exotic new worlds and fantastic tales that appeared in the pages of the most popular pulp fiction magazines of the 1930's and 1940's. "Pulp-fiction devotees...


Into the Woods

by Kim Harrison Harper Voyager (October 09, 2012)

A true queen of urban fantasy—the New York Times bestselling author of the wildly popular series featuring bounty hunter witch-turned-daywalking demon Rachel Morgan—the phenomenal Kim Harrison explores the...


Weirdbook #40

by Darrell Schweitzer & Adrian Cole Wildside Press (April 10, 2019)

Weirdbook returns with another jam-packed issue full of great fantasy and horror tales! Included this time are:

• Iconoclasm, by Adrian Cole

• Have a Crappy Halloween, by Franklyn Searight

• Early Snow, by...


The Scarlet Strings

by Andréa Deslacs Nats Editions (June 03, 2019)

The Scarlet Strings

To celebrate the Prince’s birthday, Artzel, a young talented violinist, performs a piece of music in the palace. As soon as the first note resounds, music experts and ordinary guests get...


Weirdbook Annual #2: The Third Cthulhu Mythos MEGAPACK

by Darrell Schweitzer, Adrian Cole, Paul Dale Anderson & Doug Draa Wildside Press (February 15, 2019)

The Weirdbook Annual returns featuring a Cthulhu Mythos theme. Stories abound featuring our favorite squamish elder god! Full of great fantasy and horror tales! Included this time are:

•The Shining Trapezohedron,...


The Very Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan

by Caitlin R. Kiernan & Kadrey Richard Tachyon Publications (February 24, 2019)

“Caitlín R. Kiernan writes like a Gothic cathedral on fire.”

—Poppy Z. Brite, author of Lost Souls

Caitlín R. Kiernan is widely acknowledged as one of dark fantasy and horror's most acclaimed short fiction...


The End of the World

by Martin H. Greenberg & Robert Silverberg Skyhorse (July 08, 2010)

Before The Road by Cormac McCarthy brought apocalyptic fiction into the mainstream, there was science fiction. No longer relegated to the fringes of literature, this explosive collection of the world’s best...


Black Moon

by Seabury Quinn Night Shade (March 19, 2019)

The concluding volume in a series collecting the stories of Jules de Grandin, the supernatural detective made famous in the classic pulp magazine Weird Tales.

Today the names of H. P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard,...


The Dark Powers of Tolkien

by David Day Thunder Bay Press (March 26, 2019)

A compendium of villains of Middle-earth.

The vast fictional universe of J. R. R. Tolkien contains many dark terrors to challenge the forces of good. This compendium of villains includes battle timelines, genealogy...


Best Gay Erotica of the Year, Volume 2

by Rob Rosen Cleis Press (December 13, 2016)

Enter a world of definitive men: strong-bodied, animalistic creatures consumed by immediate desires. Within this collection of the hottest gay erotica of the year, you'll meet commanding Roman legionnaires,...