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Pulphouse Fiction Magazine: Issue #10

Edited by Mark Leslie

The Cutting Edge of Modern Short Fiction

A three-time Hugo Award nominated magazine, this issue of Pulphouse Fiction Magazine offers up sixteen fantastic stories by some of the best writers working in modern short fiction. No genre limitations, no topic limitations, just great stories. Attitude, feel, and high quality fiction equals Pulphouse.

“The stories are all strong (not surprising when you have years of good stories to pick from) and show an off-kilter sensibility that I found very fresh even after all this time. If this is a taste of what’s to come, it’s worth giving Pulphouse a look.”
—Tangent Online on Issue Zero

Includes:
“Paintings of Cats by Mice” by Annie Reed
“Flat Bernie Saves Stanley” by Johanna Rothman
“The Conjurer of the Canvas” by Phillip McCollum
“Custard: A Romeo & Juliet Story (Sort of)” by Dayle A. Dermatis
“Sometimes Grandma’s Gotta Cut A Bitch” by Leah R. Cutter
“Blind Eclipse” by Rob Vagle
“Would Sir Prefer the 1918 Influenza?” by Robert Jeschonek
“The Developmental Adventures of Phil” by Jason A. Adams
“Visage” by Lisa Silverthorne
“Used to be Your Victim” by Stephen Couch
“The Artist, The Engineer, and The Sleeping Dog” by Robert J. McCarter
“Drumbeats” by Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart
“Just Write!” by James Gotaas
“Role of a Lifetime” by David H. Hendrickson
“Sergei’s Swan Song” by C.A. Rowland
“Vamp Until Doomsday” by Stefon Mears

In this second Fiction River Special Edition, award-winning editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch performs editing magic in assembling this anthology of stories saved by not one but six different Fiction River editors. Culled from stories that did not fit in the magazine’s regular run, these gems piece together to form an anthology all its own. This unique volume contains a variety of genres but one overarching theme: brilliant storytelling.

Table of Contents
“Stealing Mrs. Mackle’s Mojo” by Chuck Heintzelman
“The Man in the Gabardine Suit” by Lauryn Christopher
“One Ballerina Dancing” by Kelly Washington
“The Disinvention of the Surveillance State” by Valerie Brook
“Playing God” by Ron Collins
“Makonde Tree of Life” by David H. Hendrickson
“The Dream” by Michael Kowal
“Damsel on the Hard” by Jamie McNabb
“Dragons Are Fond of Them” by Brigid Collins
“Pixie Problems” by Jonathan Kort
“The Untimely Demise of Rachel Tamson” by Joe Cron
“Cassidy’s Ghost” by Dale Hartley Emery
“Combination” by Lisa Silverthorne
“Airborne” by Louisa Swann
“City of Sin Strangler” by David H. Hendrickson
“The Weird Shit That Happened Because of Tricia Fisher” by Ezekiel James Boston

Love. An essential and important part of the human experience. And in Feel the Love, editor Mark Leslie takes readers on a journey through the various forms of that powerful emotion. From the heartwarming to the heartbreaking, these eighteen talented writers brilliantly capture the concept of love. Comforting and thoughtful, uplifting and warm, these stories might just restore your faith in humanity.

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“Thief” by Michael Kowal
“Death’s Other Cousin” by Lisa Silverthorne
“Making Amends” by David Stier
“Frostwitch vs. the Ravages of Time” by Dayle A. Dermatis
“The Goddess Killer” by Lauryn Christopher
“Love Locks” by Dale Hartley Emery
“Love Bots” by Dæmon Crowe
“Loving Abby” by Angela Penrose
“Foiled” by Brigid Collins
“A Love to Remember” by Tonya D. Price
“The Refurbished Companion” by Kelly Washington
“The Secret of Catnip” by Stefon Mears
“Lifeblood” by Alexandra Brandt
“Who Loves the Unloved?” by Laura Ware
“Henry and Beth at the Funeral Home” by Joe Cron
“Truth and Lies” by David H. Hendrickson
“With Love in Their Hearts” by Robert Jeschonek
“Every Day New, Bright and Beautiful” by Annie Reed

In this third Fiction River Special Edition, award-winning editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch proves a master of intrigue with a wide variety of spy stories. Ranging in tone from satire to serious, from touching to brutal, from light to oh-so-very-dark, these fifteen stories illuminate the secret world of espionage. Despite their different tones, different cultures, even different time periods, these diverse stories form a powerful anthology that reveals the world in all its messiness.

Includes
“Spy in the Sky” by Tonya D. Price
“Meeting at the Rise and Shine” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
“Highpoint” by Michael Kingswood
“Through the Eyes of a Dog” by Angela Penrose
“Cat and Mice” by Jamie McNabb
“Our Man in Basingstoke” by Sabrina Chase
“Night Flight” by Jonathan Kort
“End of the Line” by David H. Hendrickson
“The Florentine Exchange” by Dayle A. Dermatis
“The Message” by C.A. Rowland
“Not What You’d Expect” by Leah Cutter
“Turkish Coffee” by Johanna Rothman
“The Path” by David Stier
“Trafficking Stops” by Lisa Silverthorne
“The Spy Who Walked into the Cold” by Ron Collins

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Stories from Pulphouse Fiction Magazine

When you ask a bunch of professional writers to send in stories to a Pulphouse Fiction Magazine anthology called Snot-Nosed Aliens, you get a bunch of really, really strange stories. Perfect.

Known for high-quality fiction and off-the-wall stories, Pulphouse Fiction Magazine’s first fully original anthology delivers both. Head-shaking laughter, biting themes, and more out-of-this-world aliens than should be allowed.

Thirteen professional writers. Thirteen wonderful stories. An original anthology impossible to put down.

Includes:
“The Problematic Navigation of the Vessel Clayton Booker” byJ. Steven York
“Blue-Eyed Bombshell “ by Annie Reed
“Pepper Pretorious Saves the Day” by Dayle A. Dermatis
“Hero of Fire Life” by Michael Warren Lucas
“Bushtits Gone Wild” by Stephanie Writt
“Dog People” by Robert J. McCarter
“Magnitude and Insignificance” by Rob Vagle
“Let the Families Be Joined” by Joe Cron
“Knock Knock Power” by Johanna Rothman
“Ilene’s Box” by Alexandra Brandt
“The Goddess Particle “ by Dæmon Crowe
“Two-Minute Drill” by David H. Hendrickson
“Power Chords” by Brigid Collins

A three-time Hugo Award nominated magazine, this issue of Pulphouse Fiction Magazine offers up eighteen fantastic stories by some of the best writers working in modern short fiction. No genre limitations, no topic limitations, just great stories. Attitude, feel, and high quality fiction equals Pulphouse.

“This is definitely a strong start. All the stories have a lot of life to them, and are worthwhile reading.”—Tangent Online on Pulphouse Fiction Magazine, Issue #1

Includes
“Small Discrete Intervals from a Sample Size of One” by J. Steven York
“Daisy’s Heart” by Robert J. McCarter
“Dogmatic Computing” by Kent Patterson
“Suicide by UFO” by Jerry Oltion
“Another Door” by Annie Reed
“Introducing Alligators” by Preston Dennett
“The Mouse Is Watching” by S. Andrew Swann
“Dreams Of Memories Never Lived” by Rob Vagle
“A Pathetic Excuse for a Dragon” by David H. Hendrickson
“Moulin Rouge” by Jason A. Adams
“Maddie Sue’s Locket” by C.A. Rowland
“Rough Draft” by Kevin J. Anderson (written with Rebecca Moesta)
“A Good Shooting” by O’Neil De Noux
“Good Fences Make Good Neighbors” by Teri J. Babcock
“Lost Book” by Ryan M. Williams
“Acceptable Losses” by Dayle A. Dermatis
“A Choose Your Own Fangle Adventure” by Robert Jeschonek
“Say Hello to my Little Friend” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
“Minions at work: White Space” by J. Steven York

The Cutting Edge of Modern Short Fiction

A three-time Hugo Award nominated magazine, this issue of Pulphouse Fiction Magazine offers up eighteen fantastic stories by some of the best writers working in modern short fiction. No genre limitations, no topic limitations, just great stories. Attitude, feel, and high quality fiction equals Pulphouse.

“This is definitely a strong start. All the stories have a lot of life to them, and are worthwhile reading.”—Tangent Online on Pulphouse Fiction Magazine, Issue #1

Includes:

“Valley Girl Vampire to Save the World” by Stephanie Writt

“The Warrior Women of Apartment 3C” by Annie Reed

“Breathing in the Stars” by Robert J. McCarter

“Retired from Henching” by Ezekiel James Boston

“The Networked Path of the Cyber Zamurai” by David Bruns

“Disturbing the Peace” by O'Neil De Noux

“The Rhythm Method: The Percussor’s Tale” by Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart

“C is for Sissies” by Kent Patterson

“The Preacher's Kid and the 2004 Red Sox” by David H. Hendrickson

“From the Good Old Days” by Jim Gotaas

“The Art of the Prank Phone Call” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

“Human Subjects” by Ray Vukcevich

“Planet Suds and the Sockpocalypse” by Lisa Silverthorne

“Just Desserts” by R.W. Wallace

“Obsession” by Jerry Oltion

“Flowers for Mother” by J. Steven York

“For the Love of Books” by Jason A. Adams

“The Spinach Can's Son” by Robert Jeschonek

“Minions at Work: Bar None” by J. Steven York

Book Cover: Pulphouse #8

The Cutting Edge of Modern Short Fiction

A three-time Hugo Award nominated magazine, this issue of Pulphouse Fiction Magazine offers up eighteen fantastic stories by some of the best writers working in modern short fiction. No genre limitations, no topic limitations, just great stories. Attitude, feel, and high quality fiction equals Pulphouse.

“This is definitely a strong start. All the stories have a lot of life to them, and are worthwhile reading.”—Tangent Online on Pulphouse Fiction Magazine, Issue #1

Includes

“The Hero of Calliope Springs: A Clockwork Cowboy Story” by J. Steven York

“Dirt Dancer” by Joslyn Chase

“Eternal Flame” by Rob Vagle

“Seeing Him for the First Time” by David H. Hendrickson

“No Common Scents” by Jim Gotaas

“With Light Years Between Us” by Robert J. McCarter

“Unfamiliar, Foreign, Outré” by Jerry Oltion

“Taking Care of Business” by Mary Jo Rabe

“A Night Under the Stars” by Lisa Silverthorne

“Pretty Rita” by O'Neil De Noux

“Leftovers” by B.A. Paul

“Degrading” by Ezekiel James Boston

“Thumpman at the Keys” by Kent Patterson

“Road Kill: A Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. Story” by Kevin J. Anderson

“A Warriors Death” by Stephanie Writt

“In-Class Assignment” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

“Life, With Cats” Annie Reed

“Blackbeard's Aliens” by Robert Jeschonek

“Minions at Work: Head Case” by J. Steven York

Book Cover: Valentine's Spectacular 2021

Starting on February 7, 2021, you get a Valentine’s Spectacular story per day sent to you automatically.

That’s a story per day for eight days!

Get a daily dose of sweet romance in your inbox. Want to give a gift of love to someone who likes romance? Of course you do! Give them the literary equivalent of a box of chocolates that will brighten their Valentine’s Day and warm their hearts.

Contains my story "Cape Cod Chips and the Goggles Guy."

Sweet Valentines

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Book Cover: Thieves: Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem: Issue 2
Editions:Kindle: $ 4.99 USD
ISBN: B08CGNWQ1D
Paperback: $ 12.99 USD
ISBN: 979-8664243185

Heists are always popular. People love to read about the thief who gets away, the vigilante seeking vengeance, or even how the cops catch the criminals.

Welcome to the second issue of Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem, and the wonderful world of Thieves.

Contains my story "Bubba's Blunder."

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