When he arrived at the New England town of Vanitas, all that Caleb Rushton wanted was an escape from the life of a seaman. What he found there included murder, a ghost-like apparition, a multi-layered trail of deception, and a need for his carpentry skills to help in the building of a gigantic church organ powered by steam. A great blend of steampunk and horror from our Orbits sci-fi/fantasy short... [click here for more]
Henry Snorewell, a typical twelve-year-old is stuck at his Granny's in rain-drenched Wales for an entire weekend. His nightmare continues when Granny's TV breaks down. Henry's quest to fix it leads him to discover strange lands and creatures in Granny's attic. ... [click here for more]
Superpowers and Horror in a Dark Eighties
Top Gun is in theaters. “Papa Don’t Preach” is on the radio. Halley’s Comet is in the sky, and Iran-Contra is in the news. The Soviets are in Afghanistan, and the Doomsday Clock is at 3 minutes until midnight. But there’s something else going on—something even bigger. At school, at the mall, down by the 7-Eleven, you’ve... [click here for more]
Dimenos was once an exclusive liner plying the spacelanes of the Reach. Now, after having been party to slave trading, she lies near-derelict at her moorings, stripped of her luxurious fittings and left to decay. When a pirate attack on Thebus highport forces five Travellers to take shelter in the wreck, they find themselves adrift aboard the dying ship.
With no power, no weapons and no prospect... [click here for more]
Joseph Franklin Dawson
You may think you know this name, but you don't.
You may think you've heard his story, but you haven't.
You may think you know the legend of the ship of dreams, but you don't know all of it.
With the aid of modern technology, and a little magic; a shadow of the past has come forth to explain what he experienced on a cold and fateful April morning.
The story of his... [click here for more]
Everything That’s Underneath, Kristi DeMeester’s debut powerful horror collection, is full of weird, unsettling tales that recall the styles of such accomplished storytellers as Laird Barron and Tom Piccirilli. Crawl across the earth and dig in the dirt. Feel it. Tearing at your nails, gritty between your teeth, filling your nostrils. Consume it until it has consumed you. For... [click here for more]
For humankind strives in myriad ways.
In the dark world of Eald Cearo, the evils of men are compounded by malevolence at the edge of sight. All lives are touched by Sorrow, and yet there is also light in the dark, for hope brings out the best in humankind’s champions against struggle.
Anthologia is a collection of five short tales set in the world of Eald Cearo:... [click here for more]