The cat’s mouth cranked wide open just as the rock had, the top of her head falling backward until she stared upside down at us with glassy eyes.
She treads softly on the blood-soaked ground, disturbing the crows that came to feast.
When I opened my eyes a little wider and tilted my head just so—to see, really see—I noticed the fairies dancing between the floorboards of my bedroom.
Evacuating Earth was arguably the most difficult thing ever undertaken by humankind.
My helmet melted away, revealing what should have been a skull, but instead showcased thousands of minuscule cables, flicking lights and tiny gears, latched to my brain and wiring me into the armor’s motor functions. It had become a part of my body.
There was a quick, frantic splashing, an ascent of bubbles, and then nothing.
Tesca watched as Braygin was enveloped in a blue orb, then winked out of existence along with a little section of tunnel floor he’d been standing on.
Calypso had heard the stories how Jackson Hammond hanged himself from the rafters inside the barn, his eyes pecked by crows. A year after, his wife hanged herself.
Rumor said there was a monster in the lake.
It’s Georgia I see, naked in that corner, hands shackled high, a coyote half inside her, squirming at the jagged hole in her gut.
What happened to justice and morality in this country?
Our nightmare started when they decided to take home mementos.
When people start to get mysterious spots and disappear, Jude becomes concerned, but all is not what it seems as he searches for the truth.
The fun never ends at the Wacky Fun Factory. Even if you want it to.
As artificial intelligence and nanotechnology are changing the way we wage war, some things will always stay the same.
An old-tech modem leads an ex-con back into a world of crime.
An unusual love story in a portentous time and setting.
I’ve met countless souls over the years – rich and poor, young and old, across many different places and many different times, but never had I met anyone quite like him.
What good is being psychic if you can only predict someone’s coffee order or that their shoe will come untied? But our heroine’s normally mundane talent takes a dark turn when she realizes she’s going to be hit by a car. Will she survive? Can she change her fate?
The shack sits like the hollowed-out shell of a dead insect. The inner walls bleed with rotten wallpaper, and the floor is a gray slab, with a single window overlooking a black sea
When a chain-smoking, foul-mouthed finned gypsy washes up in a small Oregon town, the acting Chief of Police finds herself becoming a reluctant mermaids’ rights activist.
Simon, a weak man who suffers from stomach pain and headaches, is afraid of everything–fog, insects, his boss. But all of his pain and fears disappear when Simon finds a whole new universe on his Peek device.
The Angel of El Escorial By Andrew Johnston The notes in the pages that follow are a secret to all but God the Father and their author, Epifanio Artemio Felix, servant of the Holy Mother Church and bearer and translator of the Holy Scripture in the name of Bishop of
When this narrator finds his “special lady,” he is swept away with her beauty and perfection. However, she has a hidden secret and events become increasingly bizarre until he finds out the outlandish truth about her.
A lonely man has a brief visit from a radiant female alien.
What happens when robots suffer regret and learn to love?
Toto doesn’t understand why Dorothy ever wanted to leave Oz, so he finds a way back.
Who are they what do they want with us? We bring you the breaking news.
“A unique, bizarre talent” was how critics described Timera Lovich and her wildy speculative poetry. But even she didn’t know the true genesis of her imaginary tales until she realized she wasn’t who or what she thought she was. Until it was too late.
Quinn Baxter escaped from a tyrannical government and finds that he is now an alien fugitive on the run from his planet’s security squad.
A hellbeast stuck in a crappy office job struggles to comply with his sensitivity training.
For Althea Stagg, demigod detective, family history and mythology are often the same thing. So it comes as no surprise to her when a case leads her to a corn maze, and the monster that stalks its prey within.
A story about a young woman’s journey to find her true identity after her mother dies. It’s also a story about love, Mother Earth, and living without fear.
“An arid world is ruled by the five beast-gods, human-animal hybrids with mysterious powers — but also, increasingly, by the despotic Daonais and their loyal servants, Nade she has no memory of her past but becomes the target of heated pursuits through the inhospitable desert.
A woman with no memory wakes up in a city with no history. The city is alive. Among skyscrapers of flesh and bridges of bone, Kora hunts for her identity and for the forbidden food she craves: a predator and prey at once.
Ten-year-old Ross stopped sleeping when a rat-that-was-more-than-a-rat crept from his closet every night.