For too long the disciplines of thaumatic ursology and political science have held themselves apart, each asserting its own unique magisterium.
Isn't it time someone brought these two disparate fields to synthesis?
In this revolutionary collection of short stories from the first international symposium on magical bears in the context of contemporary political theory, Dr. Moran reports on such diverse... [click here for more]
Six kids against a cruel world... And desperate for something more...
They each ran away from home environments more dangerous than the cold, damp streets of San Francisco. Linzie is eleven. Kyle is nine, and Darryl is eight. Together, they watch over six-year old Caz, five-year old Ernie, and another little boy who has never spoken a word. Homeless, they protect and provide for each other on the... [click here for more]
A book flies away as soon as it’s completed, defining a pivotal point in the life-arch of the protagonist. This life-arch also features a banyan tree growing in Canada, a bar in semi-rural U.S.A., a sliver of time in an idyllic, isolated village in India, a bored billionaire playing the stock market, a comic book princess, and an interstellar spaceship journey. All this takes place in a universe... [click here for more]
Alegría is the story of a dysfunctional family with a narcoleptic child who talks to ghosts. It is magical realism in the finest tradition of that style. Alegría’s family struggles to keep afloat amid secrets as she develops narcolepsy, a sleeping disorder that disrupts her nights and dulls her days. In a fantastical world where dead grandmothers come to visit and witch doctors prescribe... [click here for more]
When they found the first body, no one batted an eye.
That was par for the course in Skid Row. But something with these deaths was off. They were made to look like ritualistic suicides, like something supernatural. But I knew better. Besides, I don't believe in magic.
My name is Rick Danvers and I'm an undercover detective with Robbery Homicide. I've been embedded in this slum for a week now,... [click here for more]
The first book in a new Federal Witch serial series. In 1914 the world as we know it changed. Races of creatures came to be known as Paranormals were found to be living side-by-side among regular humans. Magic is real an Vampires do exist. After four long years of grueling work, Cadet Jack Dalton is graduating from the FBI Academy. He unsuspectingly is called before not the superintendent of the... [click here for more]
Nothing ever happens at O’Malley’s Supernatural Scrapyard amongst the piles of rusting and broken magical machinery. Jesse, a washed-out witch, and her canine Familiar, Larry, aren’t expected to do more than keep an eye on things ... until the Mob shows up demanding entry. Jesse and Larry race against the clock to find a long-forgotten magical tool that bends... [click here for more]
Grace hates her best friend Ryan for stealing the guy Grace has a crush on and then making out with him at Grace's birthday party. When it's time to blow out the candles and make a wish, Grace keeps it simple: she wishes Ryan would die. But birthday wishes don't really come true, right?
The Birthday Wish is a young adult short story with magic elements (4,240 words in length).
There... [click here for more]