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Steven Harper

The Importance of Being Kevin

Published Aug 4, 2019 · 4,747 words (18 minutes) · 117 views

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To keep his probation officer happy, Kevin joins a theater program for teenagers and falls hard for Peter Finn, the lead actor in the show. Peter returns Kevin’s feelings, and for the first time, Kevin learns what it means to be in love. Until a brutal attack shatters Kevin’s life and puts Peter in danger of going to jail for murder. You can buy the full novel at https://www.amazon.com/Importance-Being-Kevin-Steven-Harper-ebook/dp/B07RLQJ8G8

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Featured August 9, 2019

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Charlotte Platt

Another Round

Published Jul 31, 2019 · 4,111 words (15 minutes) · 6 likes · 482 views

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Nel is a bartender, so she’s heard more than her fair share of tall tales and sob stories. But one gloomy Tuesday evening, a patron’s tale of intrigue and murder sends her evening in an unusual direction. Author Charlotte Platt lives in the far north of Scotland, and posts speculative fiction and horror on Curious Fictions every fortnight.

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My dad and I like whisky. So we drank a Lagavulin 16 year old whisky which has great peted taste.
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Rhiannon R-S

Lorenza's Bones

Published Jul 25, 2019 · 5,397 words (20 minutes) · 1 like · 20 views

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Lorenza, stripped of her humanity by a deeply magical fungal forest, must confront the wild magic that changed her after a series of murders which match the way she died.

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Featured July 19, 2019

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Jeremy Szal

Tomorrow, the Sunset Will Be Blue

Published Jul 14, 2019 · 990 words (4 minutes) · 6 likes · 407 views

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It’s not for everyone, but Sola and Benn jumped at the chance for a new life at a remote research outpost—one with deadly metal dust in the air and hauntingly magical sunsets. But that may all change thanks to a secret Sola can't quite bring herself to face.

Author Jeremy Szal is the fiction editor for the Hugo-winning podcast StarShipSofa, as his work has appeared in Lightspeed, Tor.com, Strange Horizons, and more.

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Bradley N Harper

Coyote

Published Jul 4, 2019 · 3,501 words (13 minutes) · 12 views

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A half-Cherokee plainclothes detective in Baltimore has twelve hours to find a woman kidnapped by the Russian Mafia, or admit that he has once again been defeated by his spiritual nemesis, Coyote.

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Matt Hughes

Muscle

Published Jul 1, 2019 · 12,362 words (45 minutes) · 171 views

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This story that ran in Alfred Hitchcock’s, fifteen years ago. “Muscle” is, in my biased opinion, pretty cute. I think it would make a good movie, with Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, and Joan Cusack in the cast – and Emma Thompson, if they could get her to play the lead.

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Aeryn Rudel

A Man of Many Hats

Published Jul 1, 2019 · 829 words (4 minutes) · 221 views

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“The man in black travels with your soul in his pocket.”
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Dan Stout

Titanshade - Chapter 1

Published Jun 27, 2019 · 2,862 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 134 views

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An excerpt from Titanshade (DAW Books, 2019) a noir fantasy thriller set in an oil boomtown where magic is real, disco rules the radio, and good cops are hard to find.

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James Van Pelt

Voices

Published Jun 14, 2019 · 5,760 words (21 minutes) · 1 like · 163 views

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Everyone knows about time travel paradoxes and how they make travel into history impossible, but there are ways around the problems, and if you could go back in time, to your best and worst days, what would you discover? Could you answer your deepest mysteries?

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Al Marsiglia

I'll See You In My Screams

Published Jun 7, 2019 · 3,772 words (14 minutes) · 1 like · 298 views

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George Graham discovers you must be very careful what or who you wish for! Dear reader - Your comments will be appreciated - Al Marsiglia

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