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
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
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
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
The Fantasy MEGAPACK ® Lester del Rey et al.
Here is a grab-bag collection of great fantasy stories — modern and classic, adventure-filled and serious, funny and sad — by authors whose work you may already know, or may be discovering for the first … 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 Devils and Demons MEGAPACK ®: 25 Modern and Classic Tales Mack Reynolds et al.
Stories about devils and demons were literary staples long before the modern horror field came into existence. Our earliest story in this volume, by Washington Irving, was published in 1824…and the fact that… More
The Indigo Pheasant Daniel A. Rabuzzi
London 1817. Maggie Collins, born into slavery in Maryland, whose mathematical genius and strength of mind can match those of a goddess, must build the world’s most powerful and sophisticated machine‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√ë‚àö√Üto… More
Swallowing a Donkey’s Eye Paul Tremblay
FARM WANTS YOU!!!
Farm is the mega-conglomerate food supplier for City, populated with rabidly bureaucratic superiors, and sexually deviant tour guides dressed in chicken and duck suits. City is sprawling, technocratic,… More
The Fredric Brown MEGAPACK ® Fredric Brown
Fredric Brown (1906-1972), one of science fiction’s greatest masters from the Golden Age, is famous for his many classic short stories — quite a few of which are presented here, including “Arena,”… More
Picking Up the Ghost Tone Milazzo
Living in St. Jude, a 110-year-old dying city on the edge of the Mississippi, is tough. But when a letter informs fourteen-year-old Cinque Williams of the passing of the father he never met, he is faced with an incomplete… More
The Blue Cat of Castle Town (A Newbery Honor Book) Catherine Cate Coblentz
In this charming and timeless fantasy, a little blue kitten in Connecticut disobeys his mother and listlens to the Song of the River…a song of Bright Enchantment, of beauty, peace, and contentment. Wishing to… More
Dead White Men Helen Marshall
Celia was that girl, every bar has one, the strange girl, the beautiful girl, the untouchably perfect girl. When Ernie learns her secret–that she can invest her lovers with the spirits of dead authors–he… More
Butterfly Women Teresa Milbrodt
A woman with skin flap “wings” (that make her look rather like a flying squirrel) confronts the benefits and drawbacks of her gift. From Teresa Milbrodt’s Bearded Women: Stories, this tale is one in a “phenomenal… More
The Silences of Home Caitlin Sweet
This is an ebook-only reprint of a Penguin 2005 release. It is a time of bounty in the Queensrealm, thanks to Queen Galha, whose wisdom and power are legendary. Her scribes record the glorious events of her reign, but beneath… More