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Contagion Second Edition - Setting Sample

Contagion Second Edition - Setting Sample


The world of Contagion is a dark and terrifying place. On the surface it is no different than the world you and I live in. Most people go on about their lives never realizing the terrors that walk among them. Despite humanity’s vast ignorance, the horrors are there. Angels demons, gods and Hellspawn make war in the shadows. Clergy and Slayers rise from the human flock to protect their brethren...   [click here for more]
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Dust In The Wind (A Zombie Mystery)

Dust In The Wind (A Zombie Mystery)


The zombie and detective genres are merged in this short story. Humanity is rebuilding after a zombie apocalypse, but that doesn't mean there isn't an occasional outbreak. Prosecutor Karen Domenick starts some routine paperwork on a woman who killed her husband as he was starting to turn into a zombie. But something doesn't add up. Was this self defense or murder? This short story appears in the collection...   [click here for more]
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Souverain: The Kid

Souverain: The Kid


Meet the woman who works with the U.S. Army by day and strikes out at night on her own as the vigilante SOUVERAIN! In this short story, Souverain is based in Baghdad in 2009, dealing with a young Iraqi teen with a serious case of hero worship - and a new wave of suicide bombers! This prose short story originally appeared in "Souverain" #1 from Earthbound...   [click here for more]
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The Future is Deadly

The Future is Deadly


When Tucker finds a pair of psychic sunglasses, he’s convinced he can see the future.  And the future is deadly! Tucker and his boyfriend are the best in their field.  They organize estate sales, using their keen eyes and marketing know-how to earn big bucks for their clients.  But when they’re hired to clear out a mysterious gothic manor house, Tucker discovers a set of vintage...   [click here for more]
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Under the Pyramids and others

Under the Pyramids and others


In my collection The New Death and others, I published several poems which were based on public domain fantasy stories. I thought some people might be interested in reading the original stories. This free ebook brings them together in a single document. ...   [click here for more]
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Hurry Kill Him Quickly Kill Him Hurry Kill Him Now!

Hurry Kill Him Quickly Kill Him Hurry Kill Him Now!


"Everyone loves the Muryth, the arrogant hero of the kingdom. Everyone except me, that is. Look at everyone fawning over him. He just eats up the adolation. But today, he's taking his final bow. And I'm going to make history." A young man waits for his turn at freedom, at riches, at power. He stands in a crowd watching a hero get crowned. And he waits for just the right moment to strike. He feels...   [click here for more]
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One Bullet Can Save A Life

One Bullet Can Save A Life


After the Femme Fatale virus wiped out 20 percent of women, the world fell into chaos. One father has to make the ultimate sacrifice for his daughter. A short story of 2,000 words, plus samples of other short stories. Includes a PDF and an EPUB version. This short story appears in the collection Short Lives, which contains 30 short stories for a dollar, and is available here. ...   [click here for more]
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Window Seat

Window Seat


Mike and Eva have a voyeur. "Creepy Bob," as they nicknamed him, stares at them every day from the apartment across the street from theirs. One day, they decide to put on a show, and Mike pretends to kill Eva. A short story of about 3,300 words, with many free samples. This story also appears in the collection Short Lives, which contains 30 short stories for $1, available here. Includes doc,...   [click here for more]
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Bread Overhead

Bread Overhead


Is it Manna from Heaven when your helium-powered loaf of bread can fly? A "half-baked" science fiction tale from grand master Fritz Leiber, author of the Fafhrd & the Gray Mouser series and many other classics of fantasy and science fiction!...   [click here for more]
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Break

Break


A man finds himself in a strange metallic circular room with no idea just how he got there. In the room is a metal chair placed before a large porthole. Outside is a magnificent view of the heavens. However, the man soon discovers there is something very odd staring back at him. ...   [click here for more]
Lee Crystal  $0.50

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GEBB 09 – Downstairs Downtime

GEBB 09 – Downstairs Downtime


Welcome to "the Den"! This issue of "Gebb" includes a peek at the subterranean recrecational area where the staff of the alien Antarctic base enjoy the fruits of their adjacent grow room and seek solace from the drudgery of their day-to-day lives.  An extraterrestrial presence is real. They watch us strip-mine the planet to fuel the growth of populations and economies. Will they intervene to help...   [click here for more]
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Gebb 10 – Wardrobe Malfunction

Gebb 10 – Wardrobe Malfunction


An extraterrestrial presence is real. They watch us strip-mine the planet to fuel the growth of populations and economies. Will they intervene to help us avert disaster?  And what's with all the anal probes?  If there is a plan to avert disaster, the aliens operating out of a subterranean base in Antarctica didn't get the memo. As much as they'd like to help, that's not their job. Instead, they...   [click here for more]
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Gebb 11 – Magic Man

Gebb 11 – Magic Man


An extraterrestrial presence is real. They watch us strip-mine the planet to fuel the growth of populations and economies. Will they intervene to help us avert disaster?  And what's with all the anal probes?  If there is a plan to avert disaster, the aliens operating out of a subterranean base in Antarctica didn't get the memo. As much as they'd like to help, that's not their job. Instead, they...   [click here for more]
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Gebb 12 – Administrative Headache

Gebb 12 – Administrative Headache


An extraterrestrial presence is real. They watch us strip-mine the planet to fuel the growth of populations and economies. Will they intervene to help us avert disaster?  And what's with all the anal probes?  If there is a plan to avert disaster, the aliens operating out of a subterranean base in Antarctica didn't get the memo. As much as they'd like to help, that's not their job. Instead, they...   [click here for more]
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Manuscript found in a Hotel Room

Manuscript found in a Hotel Room


"I know, now, what happened to Lovecraft, this I can tell. I understand his inner cravings, his hunger for knowledge, and his perception of human smallness front of the wonders of the universe. I glimpse his solitary night life and his horrors, and his death associated with cancer. Deeper than all, I knew his inspiration." And if there is a dark true behind Lovecraft`s stories? And if he left behind...   [click here for more]
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Open and Shut

Open and Shut


Domestic disturbance calls to the residence of Booth and Stacey Keiser aren’t uncommon. Keiser, a State Police trooper, is known for his volatile temper, and his wife has often been the target for his rage. So officers of the Swatara Creek Police Department aren’t surprised when the couple are found dead on the lawn of their home. Officer Fred Drumheiser is ready to write it off as a tragic murder-suicide....   [click here for more]
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Python's Lunge

Python's Lunge


The space is full of wonders. Some are terrifying. This short Lovecraft stiled narrative tells about a lone pilot who faces the terror of discovering an ancient site. ...   [click here for more]
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The Corpse: Orphans of the Air (illustrated)

The Corpse: Orphans of the Air (illustrated)


Chicago’s most monstrous criminals fear but one man: Tristram Holt, known throughout the underworld as the Corpse. Something is stealing children's eyes, and the strange clues point the Corpse toward the imaginary comic strip and radio serial stars All-American Andy and his little bear Paddy!    "Orphans of the Air" is a pulp horror story set in Jazz Age Chicago, written by best-selling...   [click here for more]
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The Corpse: The Night Chicago Died (illustrated)

The Corpse: The Night Chicago Died (illustrated)


Chicago’s most monstrous criminals fear but one man: Tristram Holt, known throughout the underworld as the Corpse. But when his most powerful enemies band together to throw wide the gates of Hell, can even the Scourge of Evil turn back an army of the walking dead?   "The Night Chicago Died" is a pulp horror novella set in Jazz Age Chicago, written by best-selling author, editor,...   [click here for more]
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The Life Portrait

The Life Portrait


When Count Felipo’s daughter, Ursula, becomes ill, her father is desperate to find a remedy, so much so that he is prepared to hire the artist who previously painted her portrait to transform the girl in the picture to a sorry, ailing creature, in the hope that the life from the original portrait will somehow be transferred to the dying girl. What will be the result of his gamble? A short story....   [click here for more]
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Zephyr of the Ashes

Zephyr of the Ashes


The sun's intense draw lures out all the people of the world, while agoraphobic Chava Logan hunkers down inside her San Francisco apartment in terror. Slowly, more and more people succumb to the allure of the sun. The Sun Pandemic is a global phenomenon that no one seems to understand or be able to fight. Alone in her apartment, Chava struggles against this unknown force. Can her neurotic behaviors...   [click here for more]
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Alibi Jones and the Time War of the Devrizium

Alibi Jones and the Time War of the Devrizium


A race of time travelers seems to want Alibi Jones' time to come to an end in this connected Cycle of Short Stories. "Alibi Jones and The Time War of The Devrizium" tells some of the same stories you'll find in Alibi Jones' comic books. This anthology of the comic book scripts' prose audio adaptations gives Alibi's fans who might not read comic books a chance to also experience these adventures...   [click here for more]
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Anthologia

Anthologia


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]
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BKX: Tuskegee

BKX: Tuskegee


Kobe Griffin was born in the Confederate States of America, and although he's a good Christian, he's also a scientist. He struggles to be good at both, even in a society that believes that the two can`t coexist. Everything changes when Kobe is invited into a secret scientific honor society, Beta Kappa Chi. ...   [click here for more]
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Chance of a Lifetime

Chance of a Lifetime


The opportunity to swap bodies with those outworld aliens and to see the other planet as its natives saw it was too good to pass up. It would be a unique experience...the chance of a lifetime! Note: This digital edition includes the PDF, EPUB and MOBI (Kindle) versions of the book.   ...   [click here for more]
Wildside Press  $0.99

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Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective in Dead Ends

Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective in Dead Ends


This volume collects two stories featuring Dan Turner, hardboiled Hollywood detective. In "Death Ends the Scene," a washed-up movie-director is going to knock himself off in order to give his no-good bride a double-indemnity payoff—and Dan Turner, trying to do a couple of good deeds, finds himself facing a murder rap with some very hard gunsels making it tough! In "Phony...   [click here for more]
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For Home and Hearth

For Home and Hearth


Our tale starts in a quiet valley called the Widow's Gap. A boy is thrust into a world he is unprepared for where friends and enemies are not what they seem. He must learn to overcome prejudices and see this world for what it really is; a land divided by chaos and greed. Allies hide in unlikely places and discovering his true lineage will set him free, and the key to saving the mortal realm from an...   [click here for more]
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How the Mighty Have Fallen

How the Mighty Have Fallen


The survivors of a great space fleet must fend for themselves after a devastating battle. Even though they won, it has left them severely crippled. As they attempt to leave the area they hope to join up with other survivors, but fear they may be all that remain of a once great space armada. They know they could just as easily meet up with the enemy. ...   [click here for more]
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Pathfinder Tales: In the Event of My Untimely Demise ePub

Pathfinder Tales: In the Event of My Untimely Demise ePub


House Derexhi's reputation for honesty and efficacy as mercenaries attracts a wide range of clientele both prestigious and bizarre. Luma, spurned as the black sheep of the family for her street magic, has been assigned to fulfill a dead explorer's contract. What seemed to be a simple request soon draws her into a decades-old conflict with her late client's former companions: a temperamental dwarf,...   [click here for more]
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Pathfinder Tales: The Ironroot Deception ePub

Pathfinder Tales: The Ironroot Deception ePub


Captured by hostile elves who seek to reclaim their birthright from the scourge of humanity, veteran con artists Gad and Vitta are put to work in a forest mine, digging deep to recover an ancient artifact. Yet racial prejudice may be the elves' undoing, for both Gad and his halfling companion are more capable than they appear... From legendary game designer Robin D. Laws comes a fantastical new caper...   [click here for more]
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Pathfinder Tales: The Irregulars ePub

Pathfinder Tales: The Irregulars ePub


In Molthune, a nation with ambitions overreaching its means, slavery is just another tool to aid in expansion. Fortunately for the slaves, the abolitionist nation of Andoran is right next door. When a ragtag group of Andoran “troops” sets forth to free the enslaved workers of a Multhuni mine, they'll need every trick the eccentric Lieutenant Sturgeon Hook can cook up. Yet will the Irregulars succeed...   [click here for more]
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Peaches and the Queen

Peaches and the Queen


Presenting a never-before-published, holiday short story from Regency author Edith Layton! Christmas is coming to Victorian London. A poor boy living with his milliner sister in a marginal part of town discovers his cat is missing. His old dog can’t live without the cat, so he searches—and hears that the Queen has kidnapped his cat! Queen Victoria’s favorite moggie strayed, and...   [click here for more]
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Rise of Morganna (The Descendants Miniseries Collection, #1)

Rise of Morganna (The Descendants Miniseries Collection, #1)


From the pages of the superhero series, The Descendants.   In the present, the sorceress Morganna is a supremely powerful madwoman. But a thousand years in the past, there was only Elise of Halfren, daughter of Marcus. Before the overwhelming mystic power, before the madness, there was one young woman's drive to prove a daughter's worth. What it led to was a path of darkness that...   [click here for more]
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Short Lives: 30 Stories

Short Lives: 30 Stories


Short stories with a great depth of character. A celebrity power couple adopts a 3rd world child, but what is really going on? A woman Photoshops nude models all day, then comes home to reality. A cell phone calls Alexander Graham Bell. A zombie-themed murder mystery. Humor, horror, thought-provoking vignettes - There are stories here for every taste. Some are touched by the supernatural. Some are...   [click here for more]
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Swords of Kos: Pateon Fnordseeker and the Day He Gave Up Drinking

Swords of Kos: Pateon Fnordseeker and the Day He Gave Up Drinking


“Pateon Fnordseeker and the Day He Gave Up Drinking” follows three bounty hunters on the track of a fugitive mage and, as they close in on him, reveals how they may have bitten off more than they are able to swallow. Because sometimes there really is such a thing as too much alcohol … “Pateon Fnordseeker and the Day He Gave Up Drinking” is a short story that takes place in the Swords...   [click here for more]
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The 9th Golden Age of Weird Fiction Megapack: Frank Belknap Long (Vol. 2)

The 9th Golden Age of Weird Fiction Megapack: Frank Belknap Long (Vol. 2)


Prepare yourself for more macabre spectacles and contes cruel, crawling things and loathsome gods, predators from deep inside the mind of man and from far outside angled space, all brought to you by the incomparable Frank Belknap Long! Included are 20 short stories and the complete text of Long's 1977 poetry collection. Here are: JOHNNY ON THE SPOT THE MAN FROM NOWHERE FISHERMAN'S LUCK THE REFUGEES GRAB...   [click here for more]
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The Adventures of Alibi Jones #1 - Expanded

The Adventures of Alibi Jones #1 - Expanded


"...brings to mind the lighter works of sci-fi legends such as Henry Kuttner or Ray Bradbury, dealing with the inevitable complications that accompany the meetings of two different cultures..." - Ain't It Cool News. "There is a lot to like in this issue. Action and intrigue, coupled with fantastic artwork make for a fantastic read... Mike Luoma has introduced...   [click here for more]
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The Adventures of Alibi Jones: Six Short Stories

The Adventures of Alibi Jones: Six Short Stories


Underwater aliens – Time travel – Coups – Con games – and Murder? Welcome to the world of Alibi Jones! Come along for the ride as Humankind expands out into the already populated stars. Alibi is a Mediator for The Solar Alliance in 2135, negotiating treaties and agreements between humankind and alien races, whose big heart and inquisitive mind usually get him into trouble...   [click here for more]
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The Cthulhu Tome

The Cthulhu Tome


A large collection of stories by and co-written by Howard Phillips Lovecraft. These stories are the staging point for the style of horror written by the large collection of horror writers who are writing today. The stories in this collection are dark and brooding and can easily drain the sanity of any reader that dares look into this tome! ...   [click here for more]
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The Jonas Lie Megapack: 14 Classic Novels and Stories

The Jonas Lie Megapack: 14 Classic Novels and Stories


Jonas Lie (pronouced "Lee" in English) is one of the greats of Norwegian literature, together with Henrik Ibsen, Bjornstjerne Bjornson and Alexander Kielland. Although considered a Realist, he also worked with Scandanavian folk-lore, penning a number of fine supernatural tales (some of which are included here). In all, this volume collects 14 of his finest works, including 11 short stories...   [click here for more]
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The King in Yellow

The King in Yellow


THE KING IN YELLOW -- recently featured in HBO's hit series TRUE DETECTIVE -- is a collection of 10 short stories, the reading of which will curse one to a terrible fate. You have been warned! This edition features an introduction by H.P. Lovecraft. Note: This digital edition includes the PDF, ePub and Mobi (Kindle) versions of the book. ...   [click here for more]
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The Robber

The Robber


A Literary Fiction Short Story. Samantha’s celebrating her tenth birthday, but turning “double digits” isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Her special day is dampened not only by her mom burning the chicken fingers and making her go to Girl Guides, but also by the fact that she knows "the robber" will be coming later that night. After all, birthday cards mean birthday money, and birthday...   [click here for more]
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The Third Science Fiction Megapack: 26 Classic Science Fiction Stories

The Third Science Fiction Megapack: 26 Classic Science Fiction Stories


The third volume in the Science Fiction Megapack series collection 26 tales of high adventure through other worlds and times, including a complete novel by H. Beam Piper! Included in this volume are: “The Man Who Made Friends with Electricity,” by Fritz Leiber “Time Bum,” by C.M. Kornbluth “The Human Equations,” by Dave Creek “The Gun,” by Philip K....   [click here for more]
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Cyrign

Cyrign


Cyrign cannot remain in the dark core and hope to survive her only chance of escape was to flee to the surface relm and hope that her pursuers would not follow. After months of running she arrived in the surface relm, exhausted, unable to travel any further and waited, hoping that the bounty hunters following her have lost the trail. Unfortunately the following day they found her trail and continue...   [click here for more]
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Other Worlds

Other Worlds


"Other Worlds" collects 5 short stories of science fiction, fantasy, horror and suspense. On sale, it works out to 10 cents per story. Also, check out my store-wide 60% off sale, where you can get entire books, prestige classes and adventures for 80 cents, available here and here Dust In The Wind: Humanity is rebuilding after a zombie apocalypse, but that doesn't mean there isn't an occasional...   [click here for more]
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Shadowsfall Legends: Pawn, Deception, and Sacrifice—Valdia's Tale

Shadowsfall Legends: Pawn, Deception, and Sacrifice—Valdia's Tale


When the half-vampire protector of the village of Shoel races to rescue a child stolen away by ghouls, she discovers their more dastardly intent. Can she overcome the odds stacked against her or will she succumb to her darker side? What is her vampiric father's stake in the outcome? Pawn, Deception and Sacrifice is the first in the Shadowsfall Legends line of short...   [click here for more]
Jon Brazer Enterprises  $1.00

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The Mirror's Monologue

The Mirror's Monologue


The image of ourselves can sometimes be a little confusing, especially when we find ourselves alone with our own thoughts or when we play characters as it is the scenario for Ligia. However, as a good actress she’s always knew how to dissociate herself from her characters, but now in isolation, she’s found herself far from the stages she loves so much, where she can be adored more closely. Sometimes...   [click here for more]
Target Role  Pay What You Want

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Horror for the Holidays

Horror for the Holidays


Stories That Will Keep You Awake While Waiting for Santa! Horror for Holidays is a collection of seven Christmas-themed mystery and horror short stories and one macabre holiday poem from such great writers as H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Wallace, Edgar Allen Poe, Arthur Machen, William J. Locke, Bret Harte, and Hume Nesbit. Merry Christmas to All... and to All a Good Fright! ...   [click here for more]
NUELOW Games  $1.50

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Apex Magazine -- Issue 24

Apex Magazine -- Issue 24


Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. Fiction: "Recipe Collecting in the Asteroid Belt" -- Jeremy R. Butler "Twilight of the Eco-Terrorist" -- Annalee Newitz "In Search of" -- Will Ludwigsen Poetry: "Black, Red, White" -- Rachel Swirsky...   [click here for more]
Apex Book Company  $1.99

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Apex Magazine -- Issue 27

Apex Magazine -- Issue 27


Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. Table of Contents Fiction: "The Whispered Thing" -- Zach Lynott "The Tiger Hunter" -- Rabbit Seagraves "The Secret Protocols of the Elders of Zion" -- Lavie Tidhar Poetry: "The Djinn Prince in America:...   [click here for more]
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