Cracklescape Margo Lanagan
A presence haunts an old dresser in an inner-city share house. Shining sun-people lure children from their carefree beachside lives. Sheela-na-gigs colonise a middle-aged man’s outer and inner worlds. And… More
In the Company of Thieves Kage Baker et al.
The employees of Dr. Zeus Incorporated travel through (and meddle with) history in Kage Baker’s final collection of six stories of espionage, capers, and important affairs gone terribly wrong.
The Company, a powerful… More
Love and Romanpunk Tansy Rayner Roberts
Thousands of years ago, Julia Agrippina wrote the true history of her family, the Caesars. The document was lost, or destroyed, almost immediately.
(It included more monsters than you might think.)
Hundreds of years… More
Through Splintered Walls Kaaron Warren
From Bram Stoker Award nominated author Kaaron Warren, comes Book 6 in the Twelve Planets collection series.
Country road, city street, mountain, creek.
These are stories inspired by the beauty, the danger, the cruelty,… More
Thief of Lives Lucy Susse
Why are certain subjects so Difficult to talk about? What is justice? Why do writers think that other people’s lives are fair game? And what do we really know about the first chemist? A story about history, women,… More
Her Husband’s Hands and Other Stories Adam-Troy Castro
A utopia where the most privileged get to do whatever they want to do with their lives, indulging their slightest whims via the bodies whose wombs they occupy; a soldier’s wife tries to love a husband who is little… More
Bad Power Deborah Biancotti
Cover design by Amanda RaineyEbook conversion by Charles Tan
Hate superheroes? Yeah. They probably hate you, too.
“There are two kinds of people with lawyers on tap, Mr Grey. The powerful and the corrupt.”… More
Virtual Girls Evan Hollander
“Evan Hollander pokes a hole in the wall. On the other side are regular people getting it on in irregular ways. Virtual Girls is a provocative peep show.” – Amarantha Knight, author of The Darker Passions
Sing Me Your Scars Damien Angelica Walters
In her first collection of short fiction, Damien Angelica Walters weaves her lyrical voice through suffering and sorrow, teasing out the truth and discovering hope.
Sometimes a thread pulled through the flesh… More
Like Light for Flies Lee Thomas
A young boy is horrified to discover what his brother is really doing in their father’s work shed. An old man whispers a word that sets his victim on the road to madness. A Victorian dandy and his dog might just save… More
Women and Other Constructs Carrie Cuinn
Table of Contents
Introduction “Mrs. Henderson’s Cemetery Dance” “Letter From A Murderous Construct and His Robot Fish” “Annabelle Tree” “A Cage, Her Arms” “Call Center Blues” “Mitch’s… More
Showtime Narrelle M Harris
Family drama can be found anywhere: in kitchens, in cafes. Derelict hotels, showground rides. Even dungeons far below ruined Hungarian castles. (Okay, especially in Hungarian dungeons.)
Old family fights can go … More
Nightsiders Sue Isle
In a future world of extreme climate change, Perth, Western Australia’s capital city, has been abandoned. Most people were evacuated to the East by the late ’30s and organised infrastructure and services… More
The Lure of Devouring Light Michael Griffin
Over the last few years, Michael Griffin has been heralded by critics as an author of breathtaking skill, melding the aesthetics of quiet horror, dreamlike wonder, and the strangeness inherent in the classical weird.… More
Flash Fiction Online Issue #40 January 2017 Suzanne Vincent et al.
The January 2017 issue of Flash Fiction Online.Fantasy, science fiction, horror, and literary short fiction for the modern reader. This month’s original stories are each about regret in some aspect or another. … More
Flash Fiction Online Issue #41 February 2017 Suzanne Vincent et al.
The February 2017 issue of Flash Fiction Online.Fantasy, science fiction, horror, and literary short fiction for the modern reader. This month, we’ve compiled a list of fabulous stories about Love and Roses. First… More