At a loose end, gentleman-swindler Mr Collin is drawn into spending an evening in Hamburg's underworld by a Russian Grand Duke in disguise - but his new friend delights in sailing close to the wind. From the elegant night club Papillon de Nuit to an illegal gambling den, can Mr Collin keep their necks and their pocketbooks intact? Frank Heller was the pseudonym of Gunnar Serner, who was the first... [click here for more]
In the world of The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game -- due out in late June 2010 -- you have the power to bring any city into the "Dresdenverse", to make it your own, and to tell your story.
In this 39-page preview of the Dresden Files RPG, we show you what it looks like when we uncover the hidden supernatural world of Baltimore -- a place perhaps better named Nevermore. And names, as you know,... [click here for more]
Judgment Day & Other White Lies is a short fiction collection that deconstructs whiteness by retelling versions of Greek, Roman, and Christian myths, concepts, and characters through a contemporary lens that reads whiteness into history as a force of destruction for white characters (in addition to those they oppress).
From an alternative biblical Genesis about apes having... [click here for more]
Beyond the Furthest Stars, a Treasure Beyond Any Price
The alien masters of the Syndic ruled over the ten-thousand planets... until they were gone, leaving the Myriad Worlds to their own devices. Only the extremely brave or the terribly foolish would dare explore the mysteries that the Syndics left behind....
Rhys is a soldier, born to follow orders without question. Narli is an... [click here for more]
Recipes From Aldea presents actual, cookable, real-life recipes for food found in Joseph D. Carriker, Jr.'s Blue Rose novel Shadowtide!
Recipes included in this free PDF:
Audmila's Marsh Apple Cider
Yella's Red Stew
Bog Hollow Boar
Windsall's Twice-Done Turnips
Laugh and Wink Flatbread
Marsh Apple Marmalade
Imelda's Fruit and Nut Pastry
Lirison's Candied... [click here for more]
When a counterfeiting ring rocks London, the trail leads to a curiosity shop and a professor offering a treatment for 'absent-minded gentlemen' - but can Detective Kenyon get to the bottom of the clever scheme? A FREE Scandinavian Mystery Classic short story! ... [click here for more]
In this classic golden age short story, a shipping case disappears - but this is a case containing £100,000 in gold bullion, sealed with the seal of the Bank of England and shipped in the custody of a trustworthy captain. How can it vanish from on board a ship? Frank Heller was the pseudonym of Gunnar Serner, who was the first internationally famous Swedish crime writer. The son of a clergyman,... [click here for more]