From the industrial hell of 19th century Manchester to the high government offices of London, this century-spanning story chronicles the least favorite son of Britain's most powerful family--a mechanical genius whose curiosity and determination changed the course of history...by accident.More info →
Perda and Sasha shared a vision as grand as life itself—a vision lacking only in a grand, validating experiment. Their pilgrimage to Mother's world gave them that experiment. The chance to build a new life on Mother's words of compassion and vision, of power and promise. A truly peaceful world of sharing and nurture, without competition and depredation and warfare.
And what more could you ask at seventeen than to step through the magical fire with your sweetheart and be transported into a new world free of violence and cruelty?
Devotion binds them together. Faith protects their sacred space. Fire seals their bonds and defends their world. But when one mother's love brings sin into their midst, it is not only the heretics who suffer; in the face of corruption, the faithful may also be burned.More info →
From the Greater London chapter of the Committee to Restrict the Accidental Population:
A comprehensive guide for Her Majesty's subjects on dealing with the social problems and legal issues created by the so-called "accidental population." If you are finding your world complicated by vampires, resurrectionists, or the undead, this pamphlet will give you the vital information you need to survive awkward situations with your life and social standing intact, and in the process restore the dignity of the Empire.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"?