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Dan Stout

Titan's Day - Chapter 1

Published Feb 28, 2021 · 3,532 words (13 minutes) · 9 views

Fantasy Mystery Noir Post-Industrial Fantasy 1970s Disco Police procedural

First chapter excerpt from Titan's Day (2020, DAW Books). Paperback re-release in April, 2021!

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Charles Q. Choi

By the Will of the Gods (first draft)

Updated Feb 20, 2021 · 11,251 words (41 minutes) · 15 views

Mystery Science Fiction Hard science fiction murder mystery

This is the first draft of "By the Will of the Gods." It is presented to provide a comparison with the published version of the story, which appeared in the January-February-2021 issue of Analog magazine.

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Charles Q. Choi

By the Will of the Gods

Updated Feb 18, 2021 · 13,842 words (51 minutes) · 1 like · 142 views

Mystery Science Fiction Hard science fiction murder mystery

In Nightingale, an underground city with a digital sky, an orphan must solve the murder of the one person who looked out for him—the caretaker of a temple dedicated to foretelling the future.

Enjoy this novelette by Charles Q. Choi, a science journalist who has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Nature, Scientific American, Popular Science, and more.

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H.L. Fullerton

New Fiction: "Flinders' Flit" in February issue of Mystery Weekly

Published Jan 29, 2021 · 98 words (1 minute) · 66 views

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New story of mine out at Mystery Weekly

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James Van Pelt

Harvest: Part 2

Published Jan 28, 2021 · 9,987 words (37 minutes) · 60 views

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If you haven't read part 1 yet, you should go back and read it.

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James Van Pelt

Harvest: Part 1

Published Jan 28, 2021 · 9,420 words (35 minutes) · 77 views

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Teenagers balance that fine edge between childhood innocence, if they were lucky enough to have it, and adult worldliness as they inevitably, blindly stumble toward it, and among the many things they have yet to discover is that what they're told and what they believe may not always be true, and the ghosts of our past never really go away.

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Al Marsiglia

I'll See You In My Screams

Published Nov 12, 2020 · 3,718 words (14 minutes) · 1 like · 128 views

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George Graham learns the hard way, you must be careful what you wish for!

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Curtis C. Chen

Working Graves

Published Nov 6, 2020 · 7,636 words (28 minutes) · 1 like · 310 views

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CONTENT WARNING: police protagonist, violence involving children.

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Laurence Raphael Brothers

The Demons of Wall Street - Chapter One

Published Oct 24, 2020 · 4,166 words (16 minutes) · 1 like · 176 views

Fantasy Mystery Romance noir "urban fantasy" mystery romance demons

This is the first chapter of a romantic noir urban fantasy, which itself is the first in a series. The sequel "The Demons of the Square Mile" will be published early in 2021. The full novella is available at the publisher link below.

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Wendy Nikel

The Village is Closed

Published Oct 15, 2020 · 924 words (4 minutes) · 176 views

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A village tucked away in the woods harbors a dark secret.

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