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Tales of Magic and Mayhem: A Collection of Fantasy Short Stories By Mark Lord
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“The pacing is excellent and Mark Lord does not waste a word too much.” Review of ‘Chivalry: A Jake Savage Adventure’ at Edi’s Book Lighthouse “Mark’s story... More > is engaging and thrilling ... his pacing is good, the dialogue is tight, and the plot is absorbing. His style is clean and precise and executed extremely well.” Review of ‘Bisclavret (The Werewolf)’ Steven Till If you like your fantasy gritty and thrilling then you need to get a copy of Tales of Magic and Mayhem. In this collection of stories you can read about marrying a werewolf, pacts with demons, the domestic disputes of gods, the horrors of medieval war, and why not to dabble in necromancy. Every story is full of action, adventure and the supernatural. Tales of Magic and Mayhem is a collection of five fantasy short stories from Mark Lord. The collection includes: Chivalry: A Jake Savage Adventure Bird Talk: A Tale of Medieval Magic Bisclavret (The Werewolf) Forged in Blood Demon River< Less
Lovecraft in historical context : essays By David Haden
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CONTENTS: The Monoliths under the Sea (a new short story, and a prequel to "Call of Cthulhu") / A note on the origin and derivation of ‘Necronomicon’ / “Dagon” : war... More > and science at the origin of Lovecraft’s mythos / “The Rats In The Walls” : otherness and British culture / “Nyarlathotep” : science, sound, and the chaos of the Other / Lovecraft, the Cephalopoda, and the New England Sea Monster tradition / “Call of Cthulhu” : possible influences, and some notes on its enduring appeal / “At The Mountains of Madness” : some notes on Lovecraft’s possible visual inspirations. 74 pages, 13,000 words. Illustrated. Published August 2010.< Less
Ifs Imagine Fantasy Science Fiction By Mark Brandon Allen
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Divided into eleven short stories, a novelette, two flash fiction nouvelles and five eclectic works of poetry the collection enjoys a sense of fun along with a bit of serious commentary. From the... More > very first entry to the last, these ifs explore the many facets of the two speculative genres. In summation, within the context of Fantasy and Science Fiction pulps, ifs IMAGINE FANTASY SCIENCE FICTION has a fair bit to recommend it to the speculative fiction reader. All told the nineteen ifs within the books lineup make up a meaty and satisfying read.< Less
ifs IMAGINE FANTASY SCIENCE FICTION By Mark Brandon Allen
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"What if?” That short two word interrogatory has certainly produced many interesting results in the annals of Fantasy and Science Fiction. ifs IMAGINE FANTASY SCIENCE FICTION delivers a... More > full complement of nineteen what ifs from author Mark Brandon Allen. Divided into eleven short stories, a novelette, two flash fiction nouvelles and five eclectic works of poetry the collection enjoys a sense of fun along with a bit of serious commentary. From the very first entry to the last, these ifs explore the many facets of the two speculative genres including historic, contemporary, apocalyptic, shapeshifer, gothic, slipstream, anthropomorphic and time travel. Within the context of Fantasy and Science Fiction pulps, ifs IMAGINE FANTASY SCIENCE FICTION has a fair bit to recommend it to the speculative fiction reader. All told the nineteen ifs within the books lineup make up a meaty and satisfying read.< Less
A Series of Short Stories By E. G. Moody
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From tigers to war heroes, these thrilling, breathtaking shorts will keep you turning the pages until the very end. All created by E. G. Moody in 2016 and 2017, they are bound to keep you on your... More > feet. With interesting versions of historic events and fantasy adventures, be prepared to cry, laugh and smile with these small stories!< Less
Tales Of Modern Judea: Short Stories By Elias Sassoon
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Stories written long ago; cannot remember writing them. I was fresh from graduate school and adventures in a foreign country. My mind was filled with the thoughts of greatness, and leaving a... More > childhood in Flushing, New York behind to conquer the world! Then, I came back home, back as a writer of fiction, back to the same apartment in which I’d grown up. My father, an angry, out-of-work factory worker, was still the asshole, roared, drank, punched and ridiculed. While listening, I wrote, locked in a room, pounding keys of an old Olivetti. Soon, finished with a novel and story collection, I sent them out. I imagined Madison Avenue publishers congratulating themselves on finding the next genius, that is, until my manuscripts were returned with a form rejection. Crushed and embarrassed. What did they know! Manuscripts streamed out across the U.S., followed by rejection. Eventually, I got out, and found jobs as a writer in Corporate America. The stories in this book date from that time.< Less
Tales Of Modern Judea: Short Stories By Elias Sassoon
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Stories written long ago; cannot remember writing them. I was fresh from graduate school and adventures in a foreign country. My mind was filled with the thoughts of greatness, and leaving a... More > childhood in Flushing, New York behind to conquer the world! Then, I came back home, back as a writer of fiction, back to the same apartment in which I’d grown up. My father, an angry, out-of-work factory worker, was still the asshole, roared, drank, punched and ridiculed. While listening, I wrote, locked in a room, pounding keys of an old Olivetti. Soon, finished with a novel and story collection, I sent them out. I imagined Madison Avenue publishers congratulating themselves on finding the next genius, that is, until my manuscripts were returned with a form rejection. Crushed and embarrassed. What did they know! Manuscripts streamed out across the U.S., followed by rejection. Eventually, I got out, and found jobs as a writer in Corporate America. The stories in this book date from that time.< Less
Alt Hist Issue 4: The Magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History By Mark Lord et al.
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Alt Hist Issue 4: The Magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History contains seven top-quality stories from a variety of genres: horror, alternate history and fantasy, as well as straight... More > historical fiction, including four stories set during World War II. If you’re looking for something other than World War II then we also have two stories from the Nineteenth Century and one from the Middle Ages. The seven stories featured in Alt Hist Issue 4 are: ‘Restless’ by Dylan Fox ‘Kleine Menschen’ by Eric Jackson ‘Feast of Faith’ by Shane Rhinewald ‘Three Months of Summer’ by Svetlana Kortchik ‘The Stork’ by George Piper ‘Battalion 202: A Blinded Falcon’ and ‘Battalion 202: Into the Darkness’ by Jonathan Doering< Less
Beyond Twilight: fourteen short stories By Steven Mace
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Fourteen tales of horror, speculative fiction, fantasy and suspense... A paranormal investigator encounters more than he bargained for when he stays at a haunted house... In the dark caverns of a... More > historic coastal ruins an ancient evil lurks and waits... During wartime a civilian becomes a spy, but is he simply a pawn in a more elaborate game...? A student finds a mysterious book in a second-hand bookstore, and discovers it can make his dreams come true...but at a terrible price... A woman is helplessly trapped in a virtual world while a ruthless assassin tracks her down... A man wakes up alone, imprisoned in an empty house. Who are the faces at the windows? And who is keeping him there, and why? The game starts here... All of these sinister tales can be found in this volume, and more...< Less
Ivy Moon and Other Short Stories By Sophie McNaughton
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"Her irises had the texture of reptile scales, like small circles of crinkled foil or thin flakes of gold. They burned a radioactive, liquid, lime green that morphed into a murky mustard shade... More > of yellow with the changing sunlight. Even her dense, muddy pupils were hypnotic with their way of dilating and stretching to inky black saucers when she was excited and shrinking to tiny, devilish slits when she was angry. She stood at five foot seven, a few inches shorter than myself with the slender body of a woman but the long, swishing tail and soft, fluffy head of a cat." This collection contains nine short stories which include elements of gothic horror, fantasy, science fiction, romance, tragedy, historical fiction, surrealism, folklore, fairytale and the paranormal. These pieces were written by 18-year-old English Literature and Writing student, Sophie McNaughton during her first year at university.< Less

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