The Inner City Karen Heuler
Looking for a job, a woman discovers a hidden underground city manipulating the city she lives in. Will she be hired? From O. Henry Award-winner Karen Heuler’s Inner City, this short story is one of a set of fifteen… More
A Natural History of Hell Jeffrey Ford
A book of fantastic stories about the hell on earth that is living.
Emily Dickinson takes a carriage ride with Death. A couple are invited over to a neighbor’s daughter’s exorcism. A country witch with a … More
Hair Side, Flesh Side Helen Marshall
A child receives the body of Saint Lucia of Syracuse for her seventh birthday. A rebelling angel rewrites the Book of Judgement to protect the woman he loves. A young woman discovers the lost manuscript of Jane Austen … More
The Warrior Who Carried Life Geoff Ryman
To defeat her enemies . . . she must make them immortal.
Only men are allowed into the wells of vision. But Cara’s mother defies this edict and is killed, but not before returning with a vision of terrible and wonderful… More
This eighth volume of the year’s best science fiction and fantasy features over thirty stories by some of the genre’s greatest authors, including John Barnes, Elizabeth Bear, C.C. Finlay, Yoon Ha Lee, Kelly Link,… More
Bullettime Nick Mamatas
DAVID HOLBROOK EXISTS EVERYWHERE AND NOWHERE
David Holbrook is a scrawny kid, the victim of bullies, and the neglected son of insane parents.
David Holbrook is the Kallis Episkopos, a vicious murderer turned imprisoned… More
Ison of the Isles Gilman, Carolyn Ives Gilman
Revolution has broken out in the Forsaken Isles. The islanders have risen up to drive out the Inning Empire, but still they have no one to unite them. Only an Ison can do that—a leader whose heart has been cleansed by the… More
Isles of the Forsaken Gilman, Carolyn Ives Gilman
The Forsaken Isles are on the brink of revolution. Three individuals are about to push it over the edge and trigger events that will lead to a final showdown between ancient forces and the new overlords of the land. Spaeth… More
Warrior Women Paula Guran
From fantastic legends and science fictional futures come compelling tales of powerful women—or those who discover strength they did not know they possessed—who fight because they must, for what they believe… More
The second volume of Prime Books’ annual anthology series collecting some of the year’s best novella-length science fiction and fantasy. Novellas, longer than short stories but shorter than novels, are a rich… More
The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror, 2016 Paula Guran
Macabre meetings, sinister excursions, and deadly relationships; uncanny encounters; a classic ghost story featuring an American god; a historical murderer revived in a frightening new iteration; innovative … More
Yamada Monogatari: The Emperor in Shadow Richard Parks
Lord Yamada is called away―one last time―from his newly restored estates in Kamakura to help Prince Kanemore ensure that Princess Teiko’s son, Takahito, inherits the Chrysanthemum Throne.
The Thief of Broken Toys Paul Lebbon
British Fantasy Society Award Finalist (2011)
When a father loses his son and his wife leaves him, he cannot tear himself away from the small fishing village where the boy’s memories reside. Thinking that his life … More
The Choir Boats Daniel A. Rabuzzi
London, 1812 | Yount, Year of the Owl
What would you give to make good on the sins of your past? For merchant Barnabas McDoon, the answer is: everything.
When emissaries from a world called Yount offer Barnabas a chance … More
The Door to Lost Pages Claude Lalumiere
Step through the door to lost pages and escape a life you never wanted.
On her tenth birthday, Aydee runs away from home and from her neglectful parents. At first, surviving alone on the streets is harsh, but a series of … More
Stranger Things Happen Fiasco Bundle Benjamin Rosenbaum et al.
Fiasco is a storytelling game where players make up and tell each other stories with different playsets that allow them to bring in different elements, tropes, and tones to the stories. Benjamin Rosenbaum wrote this… More