The Truants by Lee Markam

What appears to be an old man sits on a park bench just before dawn in London. He is an old thing. So old even he doesn’t know the exact amount of time. His partner, a creature like himself and just as old, if not older, sat on this very bench a week ago and […]

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Kill Creek by Scott Thomas

Four prominent Horror authors, all as different as the books they write and the readers who read them, are asked by an eccentric internet personality to spend Halloween night in one of the country’s most infamous haunted houses. Their time at the house, known as Kill Creek, will be broadcast live over the internet and […]

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Twilight Pariah by Jeffrey Ford

Maggie, who has recently changed her major (again!) to Archeology, announces to her long time friends Russell and Henry that she has a plan for their last summer together before graduation from college. She wants to excavate the outhouse of the abandoned Prewitt mansion, an abandoned estate outside their small hometown in upstate New York. […]

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River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey

In the very early 20th century, the US was faced with increased immigration and a very real shortage of meat for its increasing numbers of citizens. To deal with this situation, Congressman Robert Broussard proposed a bill that would begin the import of hippopotamus from the African continent to the swamps of Louisiana. His idea […]

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Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney

Imagine it is New Year’s Eve, 1984. An elderly resident of the Murray Hill community of New York walks to her favorite neighborhood restaurant for dinner only to realize she isn’t hungry. To prepare herself for her end of the year meal, she decides to take a walk around her neighborhood and, ultimately, throughout the city she loves. As she walks, she remembers and reminisces about the six decades she has lived here, how some things have changed, how some are still the same, the effects she has had and how she has been affected by her life there. Kathleen Rooney, author of Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk, allows readers to take that walk too. And oh what a walk it is!

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