Step into Rick’s parlor. Don’t mind the bell on the door or the old fashioned cash register. Buy a manufactured novel, fresh from the computer—a first edition. Sit in the easy chair or lay out on the sofa. Strap on a helmet and a skinsuit and take a swim on Europa. He can be trusted. Really. It says so on the door. In ten foot high letters, right above the shop front, he tells you exactly what they do:
“We Create Worlds.”
And they do it on the cheap.More info →
Books. Power. Electricity. The wizard has everything forbidden the common people—and nobody even knows his name. For two girls barely in their teens, the mystery—and the temptations—prove irresistible. On a cold winter's night, they enter the wizard's garden to discover a treasure more precious than any they imagined—and a secret that tests their friendship beyond any civilized limits...More info →
Theo, a virtual monk, denies his hospitality to no one. After decades of lavish expense, his chief researcher joins him to celebrate the breakthrough he's been waiting for: the world's perfect, environmentally-friendly, completely ethical food. And what better way to celebrate than a feast of biblical proportions...More info →
Young men make rash choices. At nineteen years old, with no money, no food, and no hope, one man's choices start making themselves. As winter sets in and time runs out, he needs salvation anywhere he can find it--in a brothel, a dumpster, a gun, or maybe in a creepy old pawn shop in a broken down city at the edge of nowhere.More info →
When five-year-old Aldo wakes up his father at 3AM on Sunday and demands a giraffe, his father takes him on a giraffe-hunting safari.
Because when Aldo doesn't get his way, bad things happen.
But Aldo's father might reconsider if he knew the source of Aldo's power: A talking rat with its own designs on a toy giraffe, which can only be found in a dusty display case at a creepy little pawnshop way out on the edge of nowhere.More info →
Stephen got stoned so he could deal with the chemo, but it's his husband who really needs the drugs. After all, watching your partner of twenty years die of cancer can leave you courting bankruptcy, your life in ruins. It can drive you to steal, or cheat, or look for hope in a can of chicken-noodle soup you bought from the demonic pawnbroker at a creepy old hock shop at the edge of nowhere.More info →
A Lombard Alchemist Tale
Aliston Hayes loved three things: getting married, hats, and the late Jac Jarger. So when she got the chance to combine the three with the help of a demon-possessed cat and an ancient book, how could she pass it up?
How could she know that her enthusiasm would result in "The Incident"?