C. L. Werner

C. L. Werner, a desert rat telling tales of fantasy and horror in worlds near and far.

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Exiled to the blazing wastes of Arizona for communing with ghastly Lovecraftian abominations, C L Werner strives to infect others with the grotesque images that infest his mind. He is the author of over thirty novels and novellas in settings ranging from Warhammer, Age of Sigmar, and Warhammer 40,000 to the Iron Kingdoms, Mantica, Beyond the Gates of Antares, and Wild West Exodus. He has also written 'The Get of Garm', an official story featuring Robert E. Howard's Solomon Kane. Most recently he added the Marvel Universe to his chronicle of misdeeds with the prose novel The Sword of Surtur from Aconyte Books. His novella Himalayan Horror was featured in the Cryptid Clash series from 18th Wall Productions. His short fiction has appeared in several anthologies, among them Rage of the Behemoth, Sharkpunk, Kaiju Rising, A Grimoire of Eldritch Investigations Volume I, Edge of Sundown , Shakespeare vs Cthulhu, City of the Gods, Mech: Age of Steel, Crossbones & Crosses, Silver Screen Sleuths, Marching Time, and several issues of Tales from the Magician's Skull.

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Memento Morbid

Published Sep 18, 2020 · 10,050 words (37 minutes) · 1 like · 93 views

Horror Mystery ghost pulp reprint Samurai Occult Detective

In 1950's Phoenix, Occult investigator Byron Flay struggles to solve a series of grisly murders that have a macabre connection to ancient evil and the battlefields of WWII.

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Me in the window!

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The Worm of Edo

Published Aug 30, 2020 · 3,869 words (15 minutes) · 1 like · 91 views

Fantasy Horror cthulhu Samurai

A Cthulhu Mythos story set during the Tokogawa Shogunate, where the samurai Shoichi risks body and soul to rescue his friend Yokokawa from a fiendish cult.

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Entombed in the Dawn

Published Aug 27, 2020 · 6,702 words (25 minutes) · 1 like · 110 views

Horror vampire pulp Caveman

One of my early stories, written in the fashion of the old horror pulps, in which a team of anthropologists make a ghastly discovery in the backwaters of Transylvania.

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Between Clouds
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The Lost Blitzkrieg

Published Aug 16, 2020 · 7,481 words (28 minutes) · 1 like · 105 views

Science Fiction time travel Dinosaurs! WWII pulp Weird War

During the 1940 invasion of France, a reconnaissance group from Rommel's 7th Panzer Division finds more than they bargained for in the village of Anjou. Strange science now pits them against enemies from the primordial past. A story written in the style of the classic pulps.

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Jurassic Heads

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The Rotten Bones Rattle

Published Aug 14, 2020 · 11,988 words (44 minutes) · 108 views

Fantasy Monsters reprint Samurai Ninja Shintaro Oba

Demon-hunting samurai Shintaro Oba comes to Cripple Mountain seeking the horrifying monster that haunts its desolate slopes, but the gashadokuro is far from the only danger that awaits him there.

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Museum of Religious History in Lviv

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Red Steel

Published Aug 14, 2020 · 3,643 words (14 minutes) · 2 likes · 112 views

Science Fiction Robots pulp

Years after escaping Stalin's Russia, an American engineer is pursued by a vengeful scientist and his creation.

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A bust of Lenin and a mosaic of the hammer and sickle inside the Moscow Palace of Youth (Moskovskogo Dvortsa Molodezhi, or MDM) shortly before it opened to the public in 1988. A two-year reconstruction of the building, a significant example of Soviet Modernism, was planned to begin in spring 2020.

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The White Wyrm

Published Aug 14, 2020 · 11,513 words (42 minutes) · 127 views

Fantasy Monsters sword & sorcery

German knight Wolf von Klinge, captured by Vikings, is swept into the jungles of Central America where he finds the last bastion of the Toltecs and becomes embroiled in a struggle between rival priesthoods and the fearsome monster they worship as the White Wyrm.

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Ball Python

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The Crypt of the Cobra

Published Aug 12, 2020 · 8,525 words (31 minutes) · 89 views

Fantasy Monsters sword & sorcery

Escaping from the Sultan's dungeons, a roguish band seeks to claim the treasures within the lost Black Crypt, unaware of the ancient evil that lurks in the tombs.

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Sub-framing History

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My Name is Charlie Day

Published Aug 12, 2020 · 3,995 words (15 minutes) · 1 like · 129 views

Historical western Bounty Hunter

When vicious bounty hunters decide to claim the reward for outlaw Charlie Day, they find collecting their blood money isn't as easy as they thought.

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