FIGHT FOR THE FUTURE!Shrapnel: The Official BattleTech Magazine surges onward, waging wars that will decide the fate of the BattleMech-dominated future of the 31st century and beyond! Follow a quest for quick cash that yields unusual Star League relics. Commiserate with an aging MechWarrior convinced he is cursed with the devil’s luck—which is about to... [click here for more]
RUNNING WILD IN THE STREETS...
Pícaro is a street kid living in the slums of Tenochtitlan, resigned to his dead-end life, and just trying to survive until the next day. But when his grandmother falls ill, he throws in with drug pushers to try and earn enough money to save her, until he gets what he thinks is an even better idea—robbing his connection.
Betrayed by a former friend, Pícaro is turned... [click here for more]
Nominated for two World Fantasy Awards - 2016 Finalist for Best Collection and for Best Short Fiction (The Neurastheniac by Selena Chambers)
"Featuring a who’s who of not just the top women writing weird fiction today but some of the very best authors and stories of the year period."—Scott Nicolay, The Outer Dark podcast.
"2015 was a good year for horror and weird fiction... [click here for more]
MORE THAN A CENTURY IN THE MAKING…
Since the Clan invasion of 3050 ended in failure, there have been those who have not forgotten Nicholas Kerensky’s ultimate goal: The conquering of Terra, and the rise of one Clan above all others…to become the ilClan, and rule over both the rest of the Clans and the Inner Sphere…regardless of what the Great Houses may say about it…
THE... [click here for more]
BROTHERS IN ARMS…
At long last, the Clans’ campaign for the Inner Sphere is coming to a head. Khan Alaric Wolf is preparing for his biggest moves yet…and is willing to enlist just about anyone who can help him achieve his ultimate goal—the conquest of Terra.
To that end, he sends one of his own on a special assignment. Marotta Kerensky is a Clan Wolf warrior unlike any other—the... [click here for more]
13 Tales of Horror Defining Hastur, the King in Yellow, Yuggoth, and the Dread City of CarcosaSECOND EDITION The stories in this book evoke a tracery of evil rarely rivaled in horror writing. They represent the entire evolving trajectory of such concepts as Hastur, the King in Yellow, Carcosa, the Yellow Sign, the Black Stone, Yuggoth, and the Lake of Hali. A succession... [click here for more]
Horror and Wonder at the Ends of the Earth
". . . They rose grimly into the western sky; allowing us to distinguish various bare, bleak, blackish summits, and to catch the curious sense of fantasy which they inspired as seen . . . against the provocative background of iridescent ice-dust clouds. In the whole spectacle there was a persistent, pervasive hint of stupendous secrecy and potential... [click here for more]
The Taint of the Deep Ones in 13 Tales and 3 Poems
The decadent, smugly rotting, secret-filled town of Innsmouth is a supreme creation of Howard Philips Lovecraft. It so finely mixes the carnal and the metaphysical that writers continue to take inspiration from it. New readers squirm in encountering Lovecraft's horrifying vision, then return to revel in the tale's grim wit and careful... [click here for more]
FAR FROM HOME…
Exarch Devlin Stone, hero of the Word of Blake Jihad and architect of the Republic of the Sphere, has returned to Terra only to find his beloved nation under siege and in danger of breaking apart. As threats bear down on the Republic from all sides, Stone and his inner circle must move fast to bolster Terra’s defenses from all who seek to conquer the birthplace of... [click here for more]
A RACE TO VICTORY…
Terra. Birthplace of humankind. Cradle of the Inner Sphere. For centuries, it has been the Clans’ ultimate prize. As prophesied by their founder, Nicholas Kerensky, the Clan that conquers Terra shall ascend above all others to become the ilClan, ruler over the rest of the Clans. And its leader shall become the ilKhan, and will lead the Inner Sphere into a new... [click here for more]
Histories of the Elder Magi, Episodes of Eibon of Mhu Thulan, Papyrus of the Dark Wisdom, Psalms of the Silent, and the Eibonic Rituals
Tales of lore tell of the Book of Eibon, a tome so ancient that it was originally written in the Hyperborean language of Tsath-Yo, long before Atlantis was born from the sea. It goes by dozens of names and predates even the Necronomicon... [click here for more]
TOO OLD TO FIGHT, TOO YOUNG TO DIE…
For nearly a decade, the relentless warriors of Clan Jade Falcon have held the world of Jangso in the A Place system, using it as a training ground for their next generation of warriors. When the planet’s garrison departs to join other Falcon forces in the fight for Terra, the Clans’ ultimate prize, aging Star Commander Hasara is ordered to remain behind. Deemed... [click here for more]
The enigmatic Carl Sanford is the master of all things occult in Arkham, until a charismatic newcomer threatens to take everything away from him in this dark mystery set in the world of Arkham Horror Chaos is coming to Arkham, and its herald is Randall Tillinghast. The dapper older gentleman has recently arrived in the city and his establishment of a new occult bookshop draws... [click here for more]
WHAT IS THE BLUE NILE? An image of rare beauty and terror, fashioned of the unbound portion of an angry, deathless soul. A very special child who violates the natural laws of the living and the dead alike. An ancient sculpture that opens pathways of glory to anyone who dares possess it. An instrument of profound sound... [click here for more]
The Essential Elements for Building a World
Roleplaying games and fantasy fiction are filled with rich and fascinating worlds: the Forgotten Realms, Glorantha, Narnia, R'lyeh, Middle-Earth, Barsoom, and so many more. It took startling leaps of imagination as well as careful thought and planning to create places like these: places that readers and players want to come back to again and again.
Now,... [click here for more]
AGAINST ALL FOES…
For too long, the people of the Lyran Commonwealth have only reacted to attacks by their enemies. Now, Archon Melissa Steiner launches an intricate gambit that will secure the safety of her subjects—and secure her own power against those who wish to take it…
Trillian Steiner has always been a loyal warrior and supporter of the archon. But when she is ordered... [click here for more]
In the year 3060, the reborn Star League has destroyed Clan Smoke Jaguar, conquered their home world Huntress, and scattered the few remaining Jaguar warriors to the winds. Now the League seeks to end the Clan invasion for good by using former Smoke Jaguars against their own people.
Meanwhile, two bitter enemies seek to salvage a future for the last Jaguars in existence:... [click here for more]
A nightmarish power unleashed from the depths infiltrates Arkham in this nautical-horror pulp adventure from the acclaimed Arkham Horror game world
When dissolute fisherman Abel Davenport discovers an ancient temple in the deep ocean, he under the influence of a long dead god. In his attempts to restore the god’s cult, Abel unleashes a plague of twisted doppelgangers on Arkham.
Horrified by the... [click here for more]
IMBALANCE OF POWER…
On the faraway Clan Homeworlds during the Golden Century, Nicholas Kerensky’s vision of the Clans has blossomed into a thriving, varied culture where the warrior is esteemed above all…and MechWarriors, in their armored war machines, are at the pinnacle of Clan hierarchy.
The eighteen Clans have existed in relative technological parity as well…until the... [click here for more]
BEYOND THE WALLS…
They are the Fidelis, a brotherhood of warriors whose devotion to honor and courage on the battlefield is unmatched. Their existence known only to a former exarch, they are a fighting force to be reckoned with—a force three knights must consider as they undertake missions that could save the Republic…or cripple it.
Lady Crystal Synd embodies the vision of the... [click here for more]
A PRIZE WORTH THE RISK… Despite years of effort, ComStar has been unable to repair the HPG interstellar communications grid. Now the Republic is taking a hands-on approach to fixing the problem. An active hyperpulse generator can turn its planet into a tempting target. So when ComStar appears close to reactivating the HPG on Wyatt, the Republic takes steps to counter any threats... [click here for more]
Deals with the Dead
Death is no longer absolute - the men and women of Orpheus can see past the veil into the underworld. Their numbers include mediums, spirit-talkers and even actual ghosts. For a price, they'll cross the veil for you, to resolve lost causes or quiet restless spirits. But be careful, for the dead aren't to be trifled with, and in the end your payment may come in blood.
Four Times... [click here for more]
VICTORY AT ANY COST…
Jump into your BattleMech cockpit, fire up your fusion engine, and charge into the fray with two all-new BattleTech novellas from Philip A. Lee and BattleTech veteran Blaine Lee Pardoe.
A Splinter of Hope: Violent expansion of the Capellan Confederation and the Draconis Combine has cost recently crowned First Prince Julian Davion both his mentor... [click here for more]
The cyborg warrior Xris and his team of professional mercenaries seek out an elusive target whose past betrayals warrant speedy execution. Their plans change abruptly, however, when they uncover a plot to destroy the galaxy's young king, the last living bearer of the Blood Royal…
Set in the same universe as Margaret Weis' "Star of the Guardians" series, this is a fast-paced galactic... [click here for more]
An Ancient Text Revealed and Re-Examined
The story of Longinus is not a secret story, although some would hide it. But neither is it an open story. It requires study. It requires respect. To some it is the final source of wisdom, freedom, survival. To others it is an evil book, the source of all oppression. No matter what viewpoint you hold, the fact remains that the Testament of Longinus cannot... [click here for more]
It’s 1982 but not as we know it. The Cold War has lost its chill and World War III has arrived, threatening to send the whole planet into meltdown.
Vladislav Rakovich is a young, idealistic communist. He dreams of being an officer, leading his soldiers on a mission to free the world from capitalism. But as the Soviet armies roll west, he gains his first bitter taste of command and... [click here for more]
A naive cabin boy goes ashore in Freeport for the first time, and learns important lessons about life in the big city, why attention to proper knot lore matters, and about the sailors’ code.
About Anthony Pryor
Anthony Pryor has been writing for the gaming industry since the late Cenezoic era, starting with FASA's Battletech in the 1980s, moving on to Bard Games' World of Talislanta,... [click here for more]
Intergalactic mercenaries led by Xris Cyborg accept a mission to lead a revolution on a planet of pacifists only to find themselves deprived of their leader and thrown into the midst of a power struggle between high-level officials of the Galactic Empire and the criminal underworld of the Hung Syndicate.
Set in the same universe as Margaret Weis' "Star of the Guardians" series, this is... [click here for more]
In this follow-up to Knights of the Black Earth, Xris Cyborg and his Mag Force 7 team are hired to steal an antique robot from a crash site for a museum curator. What seems like an easy job turns into an obstacle course with the intervention of a beautiful army officer who may be a double agent, the threat of flesh-eating Corasian aliens, and the robot's own deadly programming.
Set in the... [click here for more]
I am a true Jade Falcon …
The leader of Clan Jade Falcon, Khan Malvina Hazen, is known throughout human-occupied space as a merciless tyrant hell bent on shattering and reforging the entire Inner Sphere in her own bloodthirsty image. The next target for her scorched-earth, take-no-prisoners Mongol Doctrine is the Lyran Commonwealth world of Coventry: a persistent... [click here for more]
In which a beloved missionary encounters heathens, werewolves, murderous faeries, and people who generally dislike him, and he tries to tell everybody about god, only the person whom Myndil thinks is god is not real.
“Life happened to most people, but Myndil Plodostirr happened to everybody else.”
When the abbot of the newly made Rogha an dá Dhíogha abbey meets Myndil Plodostirr,... [click here for more]
Beyond the Mountains of Madness – edited by Robert M. Price
The book fans have been waiting for with bated breath, finally available from Celaeno Press!
Rumored for years, with a few dozen copies printed and made available for a brief moment to a select few, it vanished on the verge of publication. We are proud to be able to finally get this book published, with... [click here for more]
War is everywhere. Not only among the firefights, in the sweat dripping from heavy armor and the clenching grip on your weapon, but also wedging itself deep into families, infiltrating our love letters, hovering in the air above our heads. It's in our dreams and our text messages. At times it roars with adrenaline, while at others it slips in silently so it can sit beside you until you forget it's... [click here for more]
An Agent turned rogue poses an apocalyptic threat to the Division, unless her former friends can eliminate her first, in this rip-roaring instalment of the Operation Crossroads series.
Division agent Maira Kanhai is alive. Maira Kanhai has gone rogue. When Brenda Wells learns that her old recruit's - and close friend's - watch has turned red, she refuses to believe it.
Yet the agents sent... [click here for more]
Coventry is a typical university town in West Texas. Football is king, local festivals abound, and secrets run deeper than the roots of the Blood Pecan. Buck and Jabez are outsiders who couldn't get into any other school and were thrown together by the housing office. Can their new friendship survive the hazards of a town where breaking trust, going beyond the Narrow Way, is deadly dangerous? Ghouls,... [click here for more]
To coincide with the 200th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, this anthology celebrates the depth and diversity of one of the most important figures in literature.
Compiled by multi-award winning editor, Ellen Datlow, it presents some of the foremost talents of the genre, who have come together to reimagine tales inspired by Poe.
Sharyn McCrumb, Lucius Shepard, Pat Cadigan, M. Rickert,... [click here for more]
Forged in the fires of conflict, the Iron Kingdoms is a fantastic realm where the combined power of magic and technology thunders across a landscape shaped by war. Dominating the field of battle are rare individuals who have mastered both arcane and martial combat and who boldly lead mighty armies in the ongoing struggle to claim victory over these ancient lands. The Dragons... [click here for more]
SHACKLED BY BLOOD
Immortal vampires lurk in the nights of the modern world, hidden from the eyes of mortals by an elaborate masquerade and the traditions of their sect, the Camarilla. But for every blood-drinker towing the line, six others forget their place and revel in the power of undeath. Heretics and anarchs press in on every side, and the whole of undead society teeters... [click here for more]
Betrayed by his companion and robbed of everything down to his boots, Rodrick wakes to find himself in the very tomb he meant to rob. Fortunately, Rodrick can still turn a profit—he just needs to slip past a slumbering linnorm, retrieve a talking sword with a wit as sharp as its blade, and return in one piece to his employer. Yet a talking sword may have goals of its own...
From Hugo Award-winner... [click here for more]
Thanks to the Division, hope is finally within reach – until a war between Gulf Coast factions exposes an old, brutal foe in this heart-stopping adventure from Tom Clancy’s The Division®
Ever since the Green Poison epidemic transformed the United States, the Division has worked tirelessly to push the nation back from the brink of collapse. The new food infrastructure... [click here for more]
Ath Cliath, City of Gold—city of slaves—is the wealthiest city in all the world. One of the few bright spots in a darkening world, as Fimbulwinter deepens. Its brightness built by the man who conquered it: Sitric Cuaran, the One-Eyed King. Masterful is he, a wise and capable tyrant. Such men make enemies even when they are not conquerors, or ruthless—and the One-Eyed King is both of those things.... [click here for more]
The war against men has reached a terrifying new level.
David Campbell is a bad man forced to endure the humiliation of the Institute for Toxic Male Reprogramming, a place where ordinary men are sent to change or be changed. With no way to escape, David's only hope is to take a drastic course of action.
The Remnants of Manhood is a horrifying and suspenseful look... [click here for more]
"THE H. BEAM PIPER MEGAPACK collects 33 novels, novellas, and short stories by H. Beam Piper, including such classics as LITTLE FUZZY, SPACE VIKING, and ""He Walked Around the Horses.""
INTRODUCTION: MEET H. BEAM PIPER
TIME AND TIME AGAIN (1947)
HE WALKED AROUND THE HORSES (1948)
POLICE OPERATION (1948)
THE MERCENARIES (1950)
LAST ENEMY (1950)
FLIGHT... [click here for more]
HIGHLANDER GAMBIT (ebook)
Death Commando Loren Jaffray is dispatched to the planet Northwind to destroy the elite Northwind Highlanders by winning their trust and starting a war from within--but Loren is waging his own personal battle between honor and duty.
(This ZIP file contains two digital files: an AZW file for use with the Amazon Kindle and an EPUB file for use with many other ebook readers)... [click here for more]
Roads?! Where we’re going, we don’t need roads! When a strange radio signal is detected in deep space, the president needs his finest officers to check it out. Unfortunately, the closest vessel is a lowly asteroid miner staffed with a ragtag crew of misfits. The leader of this crew is Captain Daniel, an "Unwanted." In the future, the rigors of space travel are reserved for two... [click here for more]
Welcome to The 11th Golden Age of Weird Fiction Megapack®, which features the weird fiction of E. Hoffmann Price.
Wildside Press, in association with Mr. Price's heirs, are dedicated to making the extensive body of work of this pulpsmith extraordinaire accessible once again to the public through our line of Megapack® collections.
Included in this volume are 18 more of Price's classic stories... [click here for more]
The 15th volume of our MEGAPACK® series is truly MEGA—no less than 70 tales by some of the science fiction field's all-time greatest authors! Here are interplanetary tales, space opera, thought pieces, cats (how you you have science fiction stories without at least one cat?), and even a few modern classics. Included are:
A NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER
CONSPIRACY ON CALLISTO, by Frederik Pohl
AFTER... [click here for more]
E. Hoffmann Price was one of the "Weird Tales Circle" that included H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, and Clark Ashton Smith. In fact, he was the only person to meet both Robert E. Howard and H.P. Lovecraft in person. The 14 stories collected here span multiple genres and multiple decades: detective, western, adventure, and fantasy. The one thing they have in common (aside from some mildly... [click here for more]
Edgar Hoffmann Price (1898 - 1988) was an American writer of popular fiction (he was a self-titled 'fictioneer') for the pulp magazine marketplace. He is probably most famous for his collaboration with H. P. Lovecraft, "Through the Gates of the Silver Key," though he published hundreds of other works. This volume collects 20 occult detective tales, including the adventures of Pierre D'Artois... [click here for more]
Emil Petaja (1915 - 2000) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer whose career spanned seven decades. He was the author of 13 published novels, nearly 150 short stories, numerous poems, and a handful of books and articles on various subjects.
Though he wrote science fiction, fantasy, horror stories, detective fiction, and poetry, Petaja considered his work part of an older tradition of... [click here for more]