Marshal Sam Catlin's attempts to keep order in the unruly Western town of Fairplay are becoming more challenging by the day. First is the discovery of the body of Caleb Tinker. Then, the local beggar is nearly killed and one of his oppressors turns up dead. When his investigation reveals the events may be related, Catlin finds he'd better solve the cases soon...or risk becoming the next corpse. ... [click here for more]
This novelet features Don Quebranta Huesos, a grim Spanish criminal who is "vicious toward the rich and evil but kind to the poor and good" (Steinbrunner and Penzler).
Don Q. may have helped inspire Johnston McCulley's "Zorro" character.
Indeed, there are so many similarities that Douglas Fairbanks turned the Don Q. character into the film sequel to "The Mark of Zorro"... [click here for more]
This title is available in EPUB, MOBI and PDF formats.
Cicero Clayton and his gal pal, Suzy Mack, have had plenty of adventures in their fictional version of Halifax. After all, life as a cartoon character should be nothing but fun and excitement, right?
All things may be possible in the world of Cicero and Suzy, but the real adventure won't begin until their show is cancelled - and that's exactly... [click here for more]
The fifth volume in the Science Fiction Megapack series collects 25 tales of high adventure through other worlds and times, including 5 Hugo and Nebula Award-winners and nominees. Featured this time are:
AGAPE AMONG THE ROBOTS, by Allen Steele THE STARSHIP MECHANIC, by Jay Lake and Ken Scholes PEACEMAKER, by Gardner Dozois OR ALL THE SEAS WITH OYSTERS, by Avram Davidson GRANDMA, by Carol Emshwiller... [click here for more]
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If you ever thought the life of a cartoon character was one of ease and unbridled joy, think again. Janey the Robot and her pals have to work plenty to earn their keep, and they know it. Which is why they take it the wrong way when they learn their show has been cancelled.
Told in a compelling documentary style, this short story will make you rethink the... [click here for more]
Weird Tales #354 is a special celebration of all things Poe, with a special features dedicated to Poe's influence on modern writers, fiction and poetry inspired by Poe.
Plus an interview with Joe Schreiber, the usual features, and much general weirdness.
Another great issue!
Note: This digital edition includes the PDF, ePub and Mobi (Kindle) versions of the magazine. ... [click here for more]