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Apex Magazine December 2010 Issue 19

Apex Magazine December 2010 Issue 19


Fiction: "Radishes" by Nick Wolven "Pale, and from a Sea-Wave Rising" by C.S.E. Cooney "At the Core" by Erzebet YellowBoy Poetry: "Flourless Devil's Food" by Shweta Narayan "Cancelled Flight" by W.C. Roberts ...   [click here for more]
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Apex Magazine February 2011 (Issue 21)

Apex Magazine February 2011 (Issue 21)


Get your dark science fiction and fantasy short story fix at Apex Magazine. New issue released on the first Monday of every month! Fiction: "Close Your Eyes" by Cat Rambo "Langknech and Tzi-Tzi in the Land of the Mad" by Forrest Aguirre "A Raggy Dog, a Shaggy Dog" by Nalo Hopkinson Poetry: "House of Shadows" by F.J. Bergmann "The Witch's Heart"...   [click here for more]
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Apex Magazine July 2010 (Issue 14)

Apex Magazine July 2010 (Issue 14)


The official magazine of Apex Publications! Short Fiction "Artifact" by Peter Atwood "Schrödinger's Pussy" by Terra LeMay "Here We Are, Falling Through Shadows" (reprint) by Jason Sanford "Those Below" (reprint) by Jeremy C. Shipp "End of the Line: A Puzzle" (reprint) by Susannah Mandel -§- Poetry "Going Woodo" by Colleen...   [click here for more]
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Apex Magazine November 2010 (issue 18)

Apex Magazine November 2010 (issue 18)


This is our special Arab/Muslim themed issue. Fiction: “The Green Book” by Amal El-Mohtar “50 Fatwas for the Virtuous Vampire” by Pamela K. Taylor “The Faithful Soldier, Prompted” by Saladin Ahmed “Kamer-taj, the Moon-horse” from Forty-Four Turkish Fairy Tales Poetry: “Me and Rumi’s Ghost” by Samer Rabadi “Tur...   [click here for more]
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Bird Magics

Bird Magics


Ulak is a crow. A berry addict and eccentric in the crow community that lives in the courtyard behind a row of human townhouses, Ulak decides one day that the humans must die. Convinced he knows the secret to getting it done, he shares his ambitions with his two friends, Fark and Jaak. They, of course, think he’s nuts. But when the white lights appear in the sky, Fark begins to wonder if maybe...   [click here for more]
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Breach The Hull

Breach The Hull


Edited by Mike Mcphail Hardcore negotiations have begun, get ready for plenty of action-packed military science fiction as the dogs-of-war are let loose on an unsuspecting universe in 16 hard-hitting stories by; Jack McDevitt, John C. Wright, Mike McPhail, James Daniel Ross, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, James Chambers, Jeffrey Lyman, John G. Hemry (aka Jack Campbell), Bud Sparhawk, Lawrence M. Schoen,...   [click here for more]
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Daydreams of the Apocalypse

Daydreams of the Apocalypse


Nine stories of the apocalypse, from the point of view of an ex-stock broker, a crow, a young girl, a soldier turned holy warrior, a club-going hipster, a nerdy street punk, a beige-wearing businesswoman, a sentient automobile and a being who incarnates every few centuries as a human only to be killed and have to do the whole thing all over again. The world is ending figuratively (or literally), about...   [click here for more]
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Dirt

Dirt


Due to an untimely mishap with a runaway piano, a thief and a homeless lady with a very pointy umbrella, Harold meets an unusual segment of the neighborhood, all of whom live inside a single tree planter box on a New York City Street. ...   [click here for more]
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Elephant: An Indian Tale

Elephant: An Indian Tale


Didier lives life as a normal, largish elephant in Mumbai, India with his mother and the rest of the herd owned by Mr. Rahol. Discontent with his elephant life, Didier wonders if he’d prefer to be another animal, instead. His mother tells fantastic tales of the wild, before humans captured her and turned her into a domestic animal, but neither she nor the rest of Mr. Rahol’s herd understand...   [click here for more]
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Festival of the Saint (The Thrillseekers: Cadets of Gauntlet #2)

Festival of the Saint (The Thrillseekers: Cadets of Gauntlet #2)


This is a short story of approximately 15,000 words. Nerris, Dist and Jhareth have gotten themselves in a fix this time. Just a month after starting their courses at the fighting school Gauntlet, they're sent to muck out Lord Feigh's stables as a punishment. They picked the wrong day to get in trouble. An assassin makes an attempt on Lord Feigh's life and the boys from the Great Oak Forest get...   [click here for more]
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Grim Crew Presents: Dead Future #1

Grim Crew Presents: Dead Future #1


There is a story that is passed down through the ages. This tale of the undead, arisen to devour the living, leaving nothing but a wasteland behind them. Yes, that is what you find here. Contained within the pages you will be taken on a twisted ride through the end of the world. From docile day dwelling zombies to a side line view from space as the world falls apart and back to one beginning of it...   [click here for more]
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Haunted: 11 Tales of Ghostly Horror

Haunted: 11 Tales of Ghostly Horror


Who willingly walks into a haunted house? Ghost hunters explore dark places, investigate clues and uncover secrets of the dead. Evidence of an afterlife may prove elusive and few hunters recognize some things are best left buried and forgotten. Suspense and intrigue lurks inside HAUNTED: 11 Tales of Ghostly Horror. Unlock the clues in these eleven mysteries: + A curious ghost hunter tracks...   [click here for more]
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He Lacks Utility

He Lacks Utility


Reggie Brinks just wanted to ride out the deadly virus that threatened to kill the world. A few months in cryogenic freeze while they came up with a cure, and he’d be right as rain, back to his successful job, his rich apartment, his fast lifestyle. But the civilization that greets him on the other side of that nap no longer resembles anything he knew…and infuriatingly, he finds his...   [click here for more]
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Jabberwock

Jabberwock


A squad of soldiers takes a ride out to the middle of nowhere, thinking the Lieutenant sent them there as just punishment for posting pictures of his old lady. But in an empty stretch of desert lives a cave inhabited by a man whose presence they can’t explain...who speaks in riddles and seems to know them. Before they can figure out what he wants, or bring him back to base, an ancient evil...   [click here for more]
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Miss Locks

Miss Locks


Available in EPUB, HTML, MOBI, PDB and PDF formats. Miss Virginia Locks has a date tonight, but something is wrong. She finds herself standing outside her home without any knowledge of how she got there. But what waits for her once she is back inside, a crawling, gasping thing, is even more unsettling. A short story. ...   [click here for more]
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Nights of the Crusades: The Enchanted Queen

Nights of the Crusades: The Enchanted Queen


Nights of the Crusades is set in a land and time that is familiar on the surface, but within its cracks lie tales of alchemy, madness and violence. It is a world that could have happened and then been lost to barbarity and time. Within these tales you will find a dark mixture of the One Thousand and One Nights, the history surrounding the Crusades and both modern and ancient tales of terror. Set...   [click here for more]
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Nights of the Crusades: The Knight of Judgement

Nights of the Crusades: The Knight of Judgement


Nights of the Crusades is set in a land and time that is familiar on the surface, but within its cracks lie tales of alchemy, madness and violence. It is a world that could have happened and then been lost to barbarity and time. Within these tales you will find a dark mixture of the One Thousand and One Nights, the history surrounding the Crusades and both modern and ancient tales of terror. Set...   [click here for more]
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Nights of the Crusades: The Tale of the Traitor and the Wyrm

Nights of the Crusades: The Tale of the Traitor and the Wyrm


Nights of the Crusades is set in a land and time that is familiar on the surface, but within its cracks lie tales of alchemy, madness and violence. It is a world that could have happened and then been lost to barbarity and time. Within these tales you will find a dark mixture of the One Thousand and One Nights, the history surrounding the Crusades and both modern and ancient tales of terror. Set...   [click here for more]
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Push of the Sky: Short Works

Push of the Sky: Short Works


Available in EPUB, HTML, MOBI and PDF formats. A young woman and her mandroid wander the Twelve Domed Cities of Mars, looking for a place to call home... A young man in the age of practical alchemy eschews incantations he can't utter for fantastic creatures built of cogs and springs... A prehistoric inventor living at the cusp of change finds an ancient winged carcass at the edge of a melting...   [click here for more]
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Quarantine on the Black Nile

Quarantine on the Black Nile


Eco-tourist Jonah Brooks stumbles into a nightmare as he's snared in an East African quarantine zone. Black Nile hemorrhagic virus rampages through the rain forest like a feral beast. It burns through the human population with a terrifying kill rate; and everyone in the medical group sent to study it lies dead in their camp. It's not quite the tour package that Jonah signed up for. *** The...   [click here for more]
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Satan's Toybox: Demonic Dolls

Satan's Toybox: Demonic Dolls


Do you remember your first doll, that loveable companion who saw you through your best and worst days? Yes? Then you were one of the fortunate ones... In Satan's Toybox, the first anthology by Angelic Knight Press, you will find demonic dolls bringing mayhem and murder to their living companions. Contained in this volume are tales of hauntings, possessions, demons, a serial killer, loneliness...   [click here for more]
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Security

Security


In a world where Security is all-important, nothing can ever be secure. A mountain-climbing vacation may wind up in deep Space. Or loyalty may prove to be high treason. But it has its rewards. Originally published in the classic pulp magazine, Space Science Fiction (February, 1953 issue)....   [click here for more]
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Slumgullion Sector

Slumgullion Sector


I'd been sitting at Doyle's Clam House for an hour, and to my disappointment, no one had gotten around to being kidnapped by aliens yet. I had a bowl of what the guide books called the best damned chowder north of Bodega Bay on one side, and a redhead who'd make Raymond Chandler dive for his thesaurus on the other. What could possibly go wrong on an evening like this? A whole lot, as a matter...   [click here for more]
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Space Adventure Magazine #1

Space Adventure Magazine #1


Blast off into adventure with 62 pages of pure exitement. Face monsters at the edge of space and watch the last days of a doomed civilization. Encounter mad scientists, deadly derilicts and alien torture chambers. You'll visit more strange worlds than you can imagine. 6 amazing authors and 9 astonishing stories all ready to take you on the ride of a lifetime through outer space! ...   [click here for more]
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The Abominations of Yondo

The Abominations of Yondo


Clark Ashton Smith -- widely regarded as the third of the "Big Three" to emerge from the early days of the pulp magazine Weird Tales (after H.P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard) -- published dozens of weird fantasy tales "The Abominations of Yondo" is one of his finest. Note: This digital edition includes the PDF, ePub and Mobi (Kindle) versions of the book....   [click here for more]
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The Black Men and Steven Spielberg

The Black Men and Steven Spielberg


Semi-autobiographical but mostly fantastical essay on growing up in the outdoors of California in the 1970s, and the importance of having family just as quirky and not-quirky as you are. A coming of age story not really about adolescence, but maybe about being an oddball among oddballs. ...   [click here for more]
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The Book of Apex: Volume 1 of Apex Magazine

The Book of Apex: Volume 1 of Apex Magazine


Contains the following dark SF stories from the online zine Apex Magazine: "Post Apocalypse" - James Walton Langolf "These Days" - Katherine Sparrow "In the Seams" - Andrew C. Porter "The Nature of Blood" - George Mann "Scenting the Dark" - Mary Robinette Kowal "The Limb Knitter" - Steven Francis Murphy "I Know an Old Lady" - Nathan...   [click here for more]
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The Broken Pot: A Book of Nigerian  Short Stories

The Broken Pot: A Book of Nigerian Short Stories


Anthology of short stories written by contemporary Nigerian authors. ...   [click here for more]
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The Burning Bridge

The Burning Bridge


Usually there are two "reasons" why something is done; the reason why it needs to be done, and, quite separate, the reason people want to do it. The foul-up starts when the reason-for-wanting is satisfied ... and the need remains! A classic science fiction story from the January 1960 issue of "Astounding Science Fiction," edited by the legendary John W. Campbell, Jr....   [click here for more]
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The Death of Ilalotha

The Death of Ilalotha


Clark Ashton Smith (1893-1961) was a self-educated American poet, sculptor, painter, and author of fantasy, horror, and science fiction short stories. He achieved early local recognition, largely through the enthusiasm of George Sterling, for traditional verse in the vein of Swinburne. As a poet, Smith is grouped with the West Coast Romantics (alongside Ambrose Bierce, Joaquin Miller, Sterling, Nora...   [click here for more]
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The First R. Austin Freeman Megapack: 27 Mystery Tales of Dr. Thorndyke & Others

The First R. Austin Freeman Megapack: 27 Mystery Tales of Dr. Thorndyke & Others


The First R. Austin Freeman Megapack collects 27 mystery tales featuring the forensic sleuth Dr. Thorndyke (and others). Included in this volume are: THE RED THUMB MARK (1907) THE MAN WITH THE NAILED SHOES (1909) THE STRANGER'S LATCHKEY (1909) THE ANTHROPOLOGIST AT LARGE (1909) THE BLUE SEQUIN (1909) THE MOABITE CIPHER (1909) THE MANDARIN'S PEARL (1909) THE ALUMINIUM DAGGER (1909) A MESSAGE FROM THE...   [click here for more]
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The Invisible Thieves (The Thrillseekers: Cadets of Gauntlet #1)

The Invisible Thieves (The Thrillseekers: Cadets of Gauntlet #1)


This is a short story of approximately 11,600 words. Nerris, Dist and Jhareth are three boys from Oak Forest who want something better than their lives as common folk. They have come all the way to the city of Orrigo, the location of the famed fighting school Gauntlet. It is a place that has produced many of the best warriors in Tormalia, and they aim to be among them. However, the realities...   [click here for more]
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The Last Veteran

The Last Veteran


On the blood-soaked fields of central Pennsylvania, the Alliance and the Feds have waged war for 200 years, fighting for control of the region's precious and dwindling energy resources. Two centuries after the collapse of America, one man knows the terrible truth. Connor Eliott is must try to prevent the doom he knows is coming, but first he has to do the impossible...stay alive until he can escape...   [click here for more]
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The People of the Crater

The People of the Crater


"Send the Black Throne to dust; conquer the Black Ones, and bring the Daughter from the Caves of Darkness." These were the tasks Garin must perform to fulfill the prophecy of the Ancient Ones . . . and establish his own destiny in this hidden land! This is Andre Norton's first story, originally published in 1947 under the pseudonym "Andrew North." ...   [click here for more]
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The Program

The Program


A successful, beige-wearing businesswoman makes an art of minding her own business, blending in, not making waves. But after hundreds of identical business motivational conventions, each with their own system for getting ahead, maximizing her potential, executing success, demonstrating excellence…she meets someone who offers to show her the evil pattern behind it all. Sort of. (dark humor,...   [click here for more]
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The Rise of Rulah

The Rise of Rulah


Nicholas Ahlhelm revives the golden age public domain hero Rulah, Jungle Goddess in the first of an all new series of short stories! Matt Baker's classic art inspires a new take on the age-old jungle girl subgenre. Rulah is really Jane Dodge, intrepid pilot lost in the heart of Africa. But how did Jane become the so-called Jungle Goddess. "The Rise of Rulah" tells the origin of Matt Baker's...   [click here for more]
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The Second Achmed Abdullah Megapack: 17 Classic Stories

The Second Achmed Abdullah Megapack: 17 Classic Stories


If you've picked up this volume, you may already be familiar with Achmed Abdullah's work from the first volume, "The Achmed Abdullah Megapack." If not, no harm done; both Megapacks contain short stories which can be read in any order. The only real difference is that Volume 1 contains quite a few supernatural stories, while Volume 2 focuses more on "contemporary" (early 1900s) life...   [click here for more]
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The Vampire Market

The Vampire Market


Bored, irritated and stuck in San Jose, California, Vlad feels pretty disenchanted with his vampire existence. Tired of the neverending parade of life, cable television and boring food, he lets his friend, a flatulent demon named Roz, talk him into a night on the town at the monthly Vampire Markets at the Winchester Mystery House, a night that changes Vlad’s life forever. ...   [click here for more]
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UFO: A Timeline Story

UFO: A Timeline Story


Dateline, 1962. Will Walden was a normal kid. A little overweight and always bullied, Will's life suddenly changes during a lab accident. Suddenly he finds himself not only with super powers but also the owner of a shiny new flying saucer! Will quickly takes inspiration from his favorite comic books and becomes the hero of a city as the mysterious UFO! But can he withstand the attack of a rampaging...   [click here for more]
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Youth

Youth


Youth is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. It first appeared in the May 1952 issue of Space Science Fiction and was reprinted in the 1955 collection The Martian Way and Other Stories. Youth is one of the rare Asimov stories with alien characters. Note: This digital edition includes the PDF, ePub and Mobi (Kindle) versions of the book. ...   [click here for more]
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