Book List in Order:29 titles

  • Just when they thought they were out.TwiceFar station is at the edge of the known universe, and that''s just how Niko Larson, former Admiral in the Grand Military of the Hive Mind, likes it.Retired and finally free of the continual war of conquest, N...


  • A novelette from Cat Rambo, author of The Tabat Quartet. What do you do when someone else's past forces itself on your own life? Sorting through the piles left behind by a grandmother who was both a stage magician and a hoarder, Persephone Aim fi...


  • A bold new anthology born of rage and sorrow and hope. 30 writers look at what today's politics and policies will do to shape our world a generation from now.Some of today's most visionary writers of science fiction project us forward to the world of...


  • Fireworks, riots, and rousing speeches all mark the vast societal upheavals taking place in the city of Tabat. But personal upheavals reflect the chaos. Adelina Nettlepurse, noted historian and secret owner of Spinner Press, watches the politics and ...


  • Convention edition. Steampunk fans will rejoice in the appearance of Altered America: Steampunk Stories, collecting Nebula and World Fantasy Award-nominated author Cat Rambo’s steampunk fantasies, including “Clockwork Fairies,” “Snakes on a A...


  • Cat Rambo's newest collection of fantasy fiction contains both work original to the collection as well as work from Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Tor.com, and other leading fantasy fiction magazines. The work is presented in the same double-sided format a...


  • "The Subtler Art" was published in the anthology Blackguards: Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries, and Rogues. About this story, author Cat Rambo says, "This is the second time I've written about Serendib (the first story featured the antagonist from...


  • When countryboy Teo arrives in the coastal city of Tabat, he finds it a hostile place, particularly to a boy hiding an enormous secret. It’s also a city in turmoil, thanks to an ancient accord to change governments and the rising demands of Beasts,...


  • In this short story, which originally appeared in Lightspeed Magazine, an exiled alien mourns for the race that will no longer accept it.Find out why Endeavour, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award nominated Cat Rambo’s been called one of the strongest ...






  • In this short story, which originally appeared un Superficial Flesh, a teenage girl in smalltown faces one of the most difficult challenges she'll ever endure: upcoming adulthood. As she stands on the brink between innocence and experience, will magi...


  • In this Nebula-nominated short story, a Minor Propagandist on Planet Porcelain finds love. Rambo's crisp, evocative prose combines with an innovative and poetic world to create a showcase of the heights that speculative fiction can reach.Find out why...


  • In this short story, life on tumultuous TwiceFar station is much the lonely existence same day to day for Bo. But when he comes upon a mysterious woman who claims to come from an alternate universe, he must face his strange attraction to her.Find out...


  • In this short supernatural horror story set in Jaco Beach, a visit to a Costa Rican nature sanctuary turns very strange indeed for Joshua when the tourists he'd hoped to fleece turn out to be something other than expected.World Fantasy, Nebula, and E...


  • Kallakak just wants to run his shop and mourn his mate, but instead he's plagued wtth problems: the rapacious Jellidoos want to seize his shop, while his newly arrived relatives are causing all manner of mayhem on Twicefar Station. All the while, pol...


  • In this short story, which originally appeared in online magazine Daily Science Fiction, George leaves copies of himself to his friends and family when he dies. The problem is -- what happens when you're only a copy?Find out why Endeavour, Nebula, an...


  • In this short story, which originally appeared in the online magazine Beneath Ceaseless Skies, general Aife Croffadottir is acknowledged one of the finest military minds of her time -- which is why the sorcerer Balthus commands her to her service eve...


  • In this short story, which originally appeared in the Glitter and Mayhem anthology, small-town Indiana in the 80s is an uncomfortable place for Arturo, who has a secret life at the local gay bar. When he introduces his best friend, Anna, to the place...


  • When his wife dies under mysterious circumstances, Glen is plunged back into a mystery from long ago in high school: a quartet of popular teens who couldn't fail at anything. And with one of them seemingly intent on coaxing him to bed, will he succum...


  • In this short story, which originally appeared in Fantasy Magazine, a sorceress in the Southern Isles mourns her dying lover while being wooed by a pirate lover. Find out why Endeavour, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award nominated Cat Rambo’s been cal...


  • What's a feminist superhero to do in the face of the patriarchy? Ms. Liberty, the mysterious X, Dr. Arcane, Zanycat, Rocketwoman, the Sphinx, and Kilroy team up to battle not just villains, but popular culture itself in this short story about the for...


  • In a wacky world filled with advertising zeppelins, muffin-baking robots, and software-generated fiction, a writer finds herself pursued by heiress Mimsy and her ambitious servitor.This short story originally appeared in online magazine Crossed Genre...


  • In this short story, an exiled soldier tries to wait out a winter in a fort beleaguered by fox-spirits and winter demons. Master storyteller Cat Rambo delivers another enchanting secondary world fantasy in a story that originally appeared in Weird Ta...


  • Steampunk short story, part of the Altered America series. In a darker version of America, an ongoing war fights for the precious substance called phlogiston. A Native American nurse tends soldiers destroyed by the war, but finds himself enmeshed...


  • In this short story, artist Petra Mookjai tries to cope with a toxic world where feminism has become a bewildering and increasingly splintered state. When she is given a toy for her teenage daughter, a breeding kit for tiny multicolored mermaids, she...


  • LIGHTSPEED is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine. In its pages, you will find science fiction: from near-future, sociological soft SF, to far-future, star-spanning hard SF—and fantasy: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contempor...


  • Whether set in terrestrial oceans or on far-off space stations, Cat Rambo's masterfully told stories explore themes of gender, despair, tragedy, and the triumph of both human and non-human alike. Cats talk, fur wraps itself around you, aliens oversta...


  • Whether set in terrestrial oceans or on far-off space stations, Cat Rambo's masterfully told stories explore themes of gender, despair, tragedy, and the triumph of both human and non-human alike. Cats talk, fur wraps itself around you, aliens oversta...


  • Desiree feels the most at home with her clockwork creations, but Claude worries about all this science and Darwinist nonsense -- after all, where do clockwork fairies fall in the Great Chain of Being?...


  • Small Press newcomer, Paper Golem, debuts the first in a annual series of single author collections by brilliant new authors. EYES LIKE SKY AND COAL AND MOONLIGHT brings together twenty stories from the extraordinary talent of fantasy author Cat Ramb...