Book List in Order: 180 titles

  • Finally, Rabbit finds the confidence to sit the civil exams for Lui land law. There he discovers that not everyone takes their own exam. One of the students hires a stranger to take the exam for him. Rabbit must take it upon himself to not ...


  • Despite the troubles of the previous year, Lydia still enjoys owning her own B&B and restaurant in the tourist town of Lake Hope, in Central Washington. Especially building those stronger relationships with the community as a result of her struggles....


  • Set your cauldron to bubbling, and read these fifteen tales of magic, sorcery, and enchantment!What if you could smell magic-or go to a bar and get a shot of magic to go with your cocktail? Will an aging sorcerer's last pupil ever learn anything? And...


  • Ginger has reason to rage. Reason to get revenge as well. Then COVID-19 hits. And the timing seems perfect. Even if she has come down with the stupid plague herself. Nothing is going to stop her this time. Not even death itself.&n...


  • Jacob has done it all. Been so many people he loses track of who he used to be. Now, he works as a quiet craftsman, building custom tiny homes. Until thieves steal the latest project he just finished. Jacob thinks back to some of those not-...


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    As a forensic accountant, Heather spends her life crawling through complicated financial records, finding errors that most corporate people can't even see. Then again, she marches to her own drum. The shrinks call her neurodivergent. Heather pre...


  • Jason stands by his friend Andy, through thick and thin.  Follows him out into the storm after the streets of their town have flooded. Particularly when Andy decides to get himself some revenge, and arms himself with a gun... Orig...


  • The armies facing the House of Gold have tripled overnight. Help races toward them, but will it arrive in time? Desperate times call for desperate measures, and everyone must do their part: LandHolder, warrior, and ghost. Whatever it t...


  • FELICITY KEEPS HER DANCING FEET rolled up in her dancing shoes, like an extra pair of socks. But what happens when your magic leads you astray? Part of the Uncollected Anthology series, for the issue, Supernatural Soirees. This story t...






  • The House of Cobalt attacks the House of Gold all along it's shimmering border.The land in the House of Crystal remain uneasy as their chosen one refuses the mantel of power.The House of Pearl marches to attack the House of Crystal lands while they a...


  • Four great houses rule the lands, but greed fills each of the LandHolders. For five years, an uneasy peace has held, but more than one LandHolder intends to rule all the land, no matter the cost. Darikuto's Plan threatens everyone, including the gods...


  • Alvin GoodfellowPI to the starsThe best you'll findOn the Moon, Venus, or Mars...Or at least that is how the jingle goes for the ads Alvin constantly runs on the radio.In actuality, Alvin's Private Investigation company works out of a single office, ...


  • Crime fiction has many different facets, including the chase. Come run with us, either toward danger, away from the bad guys, or maybe toward a better understanding of ourselves.Welcome to MCM Issue #3: The Chase Begins.Be sure to pick up the first ...


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    Halley Brown works as a private investigator in Seattle. She likes working for herself, in part, because she gets to pick and choose her clients. Halley is about to turn down Amber Lee's plea for help finding her sister's killer, until Phoenix interf...


  • As a minor goddess of sewing machines, Vivianne's temple, such as it is, exists in one of those between places, not in a fixed location or time. As a result, she never has visitors. Instead, she goes where she is needed. Until the messenger come...


  • Lydia runs her own B&B and restaurant in the tourist town of Lake Hope, in Central Washington. Though she works all the time, she enjoys the challenge. Family and good friends keep her spirits up, but no special someone that rocks her world. Just...


  • Smoke still wreathes the air above the Wind People's capital. Daily, the Wind People battle the Bone People.And lose territory with every skirmish.Other forces converge in the lands of the Bone People, forces that they feared to awaken.The tide turns...


  • Medicine is on the verge of conquering disease and aging. Of making it possible to clone ourselves and make our children super beings.Or morlocks.What will the world be like when science conquers life itself?Join us as we explore all the possible fut...


  • Gan Ou does what she can to free the prisoners that the Bone People have taken. But it isn't enough. Too many Bone People scurry across the land, invading villages, towns, and cities.They spread their filth and try to control everyone they meet, part...






  • Ever since Bernadette's younger brother transformed himself into a bird god, she's kept the kitchen window open for him, in case he stops by.But that morning, when he does make his appearance, he needs Bernadette's help.What help could Bernadette, wh...


  • Ka Lem can take the form of any animal he knows. He chooses the form of a bear for first his soul form, and plans on taking the form of an elk afterward.But the elk have disappeared, from the land and from his soul. No one can find them.Unease fills ...


  • Ren works as a messenger for Huli Intergalactic Transport. She ferries humans, immortals, gods, and aliens between the islands and the mainland on a distant planet.Electronics and magic do not go well together, even in the future. Ren's sensitivities...


  • In the end, physics fails humans. Only through the use of magical portals will they escape Earth and travel the immense distances between the stars.But who discovered the intersection between magic and physics? How and when are the first portals crea...


  • What is science fiction, if not an exploration of who we’ll find when we get out there? What will they be like?Alien life.Alien viewpoints.Alien Dreams.Join us as we explore worlds where humans aren't always the heroes. Maybe the villains. Possibly...


  • The messages from the Riprap man change. Instead of warning of deaths, they warn of earthquakes.Nothing holds the Riprap man back from his true element: Earth.Can Portland survive even a little earthquake? How can Tara stop him? Can she bring tog...


  • Edmund Alexander Montgomery, IV, works on the committee for the annual funeral director's convention at the Crossroads Hotel. His job? Handle any emergency the humans at the convention throw at him.Even when Elvis and the Impersonators, the head...


  • Tara gets messages from the Riprap man, accusing her of being responsible for any drowning deaths. As if the water spirit she freed has turned deadly.Tara needs to figure out the common thread between the supposedly accidental deaths. As well as prot...


  • Though Tara escaped the Riprap man, she still feels stuck. The equinox approaches. Nightmares stalk her. Her friend Kyle urges her to create her own coven.But who can she ask? Particularly if anyone she brings in might become a target?"Circle of...


  • Leah R Cutter writes all over the map. This collection contains stories in a variety of of genres: Mystery, superhero, epic fantasy, straight historic, science fiction, steampunk/weird west, horror, and urban fantasy.Many of these stories are previou...






  • Janice still can't believe it. She has an invitation to the royal fairy ball!Finally. It's her time. She can be...discovered.Janice practices her model strut, perfects her makeup, and has a friend help her with coming up with the perfect outfit.But w...


  • Moles.Seriously?Yes. Mostly seriously.Chemists, Zoologists, Dermatologists, Government Agencies, and Mexican Food.Over a dozen modern authors offer their take on an Interpretation of Moles. Every kind, every definition.From silly to sublime, this ant...


  • The Great War continues. but hope starts to drain away. Christine's battles cost her too many good beings--orcs, trolls, others.She needs to end the war. And soon. Or else the demons will break loose and Hell will come to Earth.But how?Maybe even a b...


  • Stalemate in the Great War. Demons versus the troll princess Christine and every friend she can recruit.Now, she faces a two front war, at home against the king of Trollville, as well as all those demons.If she loses either battle, everything will be...


  • Enjoy the urban fantasy stories of the Uncollected Anthology: Beasties now collected in this bundle. Discover how to deal with raising chickens and feathered serpents or enjoy some tasty ice cream with a side of monsters. Rid your apartment of someth...


  • Dani loves the four proud and goofy chickens that she raises in the middle of downtown Seattle. However, there are always challenges with chickens in urban areas, like cats and raccoons.And feathered serpents who decide to mate with her chickens.Wait...


  • Jackie needs to find out if Brandon is The One. But her stupid mother grounded her, and she cannot get to the park, cannot fall asleep with the first of the cherry blossom petals in her hair, cannot dream of her one true love. Two weeks' wait, right?...


  • Five years training, learning battle tactics and strategies.Or, as Christine's brother reminds her, turning herself into a badass princess warrior.When Lars the demon, her greatest foe, escapes from Hell, Christine must stop him, and prevent the Grea...


  • Wan Ho waits outside the Courthouse of the Dead for...something. Around him, the parade of the formerly living pass into and out of the courthouse, the judge sending them to either one of the various Hells or to the city of the dead to await rebirth....


  • Kim's parents want the very best for their child. They buy the top of the line magical mirror that dictates everything for the child that day, including gender, personality, as well as the day's activities.But what if Kim wants something different? W...






  • Cassie knows that Hunter bringing a date to the hockey game doesn't presage the apocalypse. Probably.Until a dead body falls out of a rainbow portal and lands on the ice during the game. Okay, so maybe the end of the world looms. Can Cassie stop it, ...


  • MELVIN FOUND THE FIRST LITTLE dogie who'd gone missing—the largest runt of his cattle herd—in an old grand fir, about twenty feet up above his head. He figured she got there by trying to jump over the moon (again) and missing something fi...


  • Franklin helps ghosts pass along, from this world to the next.His newest visitor? A scared white boy, wearing shorts, his legs scratched up, not proper funeral clothes.Franklin knows that even if the police believed him, a black man talking about dea...


  • The great sentient spaceship Lulu watchs the humans kill her human mate, Darius.Now, she plots her revenge. Meanwhile, Darius races to get back to his ship, before Lulu not only kills herself but their one chance at a new life in human space.Can Dari...


  • Tara seems like a perfectly normal person. She works two jobs to cover the rent. Her boss and her co-workers exploit her good nature so she ends up working even more. And of course she constantly studies so she can pass into the next circle of witchc...


  • Riyune the dog dies in the myth worlds, binding the desert heart and protecting the real world from horrific chaos.Yet, he still lives, and returns with Trulliç and Nadeem.The emperor, denied the desert heart, turns his attention to Trulliç, determ...


  • Life for Darius changes completely when he meets Lulu, an alien, living spaceship.Now they must run far from her home systems. Dare they return to human-operated space?What sort of homecoming awaits them? Particularly since no one apparently knows ab...


  • Beauty has a Fate. A Destiny. To keep dating loser and "beasts" until she manages to find that prince hidden underneath that bad boy exterior.But what if she doesn't want to? What if she wants to take control of her own destiny?Fairy Tale Fates is pa...


  • Trulliç finds his home in the desert, amid the great stones he raises from the very sands to build the city and the underground rivers he bends to his will.He can’t raise people, though. He’s all alone. Well, except for the dog, Riyune.How can T...


  • No one trusts a landless magician, but Trulliç cannot find his true home, where his own magical powers work best. He knows it exists somewhere out in the desert. But how can he find it, when the land itself threatens to swallow him whole every times...






  • Myrizhah carries a babe of power--a boy who will turn into a land magician, able to perform incredible magic once he finds his true home. A blood hound follows Myrizhah everywhere--a magical beast conjured by the emperor who protects her while she ca...


  • Since Darius's dad died, he now mines a single arc of the New Athens asteroid belt all by himself. However, suddenly, all the boundary markers that designate his claim go offline. Can Darius defend the arc of the asteroid belt that he calls home? Bef...


  • Caitlin considers herself a carrion crow-living off the bones of the dead who have been left to drift in space at the end of the ugly war with the Allied Worlds. But many old warriors consider her work sacrilegious: they believe the dead s...


  • Ginny, a Japanese-American teenager, moves to the country with her grandparents after her parents die in a mysterious accident. When she explores the forbidden attic, she finds she something she never expected: her destiny.A tale of growing up and th...


  • From a magician trying to prove his worth to rootless space denizen; to women with Grand Purpose; and engineered creatures who just want to live a normal life; these tales will engage your heart as well as your imagination as you consider what may co...


  • Sakura considers herself an ordinary girl living an ordinary life in Tokyo, Japan, concerned with boys, school work, and family. Then the extraordinary happens, and her body starts transforming into glass. What does it mean? Why her?...


  • It's the week before Valentine's Day, so a young brownie's thoughts turn to love. And shoes. Of course. Everyone knows that brownies make the best shoes. It's their special magical talent. But what happens when Pedro, a young brownie...


  • Sarah wants babies.Lots and lots of babies.Freddie, Sarah's sister, sees nothing wrong with this.But Sarah had Down's Syndrome. Along with a controlling mother who stands in the way of her daughter's happiness.What is the right choice? What can Fredd...


  • The corn husk doll Lizzie always carries has promised to teach Lizzie about power. Maybe even enough to grant all her wishes. Lizzie just wants Pa to smile again. And maybe for Ma to get well. As for her brother being less mean, well, even...


  • The Uncollected Anthology - quarterly short fiction that redefines the boundaries of urban & contemporary fantasy. Every three months, the authors pick a theme and write a short story for that theme. Then they publish the stories individually. Now, y...






  • The Uncollected Anthology - quarterly short fiction that redefines the boundaries of urban & contemporary fantasy. Every three months, the authors pick a theme and write a short story for that theme. Then they publish the stories individually.Now, yo...


  • The Uncollected Anthology - quarterly short fiction that redefines the boundaries of urban & contemporary fantasy. Every three months, the authors pick a theme and write a short story for that theme. Then they publish the stories individually. Now, y...


  • Cindy hates her current situation: stuck on the sidelines with a broken leg instead of figure skating in the mid-winter jubilee. Then a bright light appears beside her. Nope. Not a broken spotlight. A fairy sits there. ...


  • Silvia hates working on Halloween. Particularly at an old-fashioned San Francisco hotel like The Palace.But she forgot to call in sick. And now co-workers have seen her.She must go in. And hope that she survives....


  • Ao Dan works as a wizard for Huli Transport. He primarily opens portals to transport messengers and goods between places. Easy. Non-complicated. Even if Ao Dan has taken off time recently to grieve the loss of his partner and has not done...


  • Christine works hard every night to rebuild the fairy bridge to Trollsville and the other worlds--the one she destroyed in order to claim her magical power. But the rocks fight her. Does the bridge not want to be repaired? Or did Christine take the w...


  • Jacob's wife died in childbirth. She shouldn't have. But magic exists only in the land of the Six Kingdoms. Not on the mainland where Jacobs lives. No healer could save his wife. What can Jacob, a simple boot maker, do to address such inequality? Or ...


  • Oneia wakes to the sound of weeping.She discovers that the maple tree in her tiny backyard is responsible for all that racket.But what can she do to ease the tree's sadness?A charming tale of magic realism and chasing dreams.Originally published in: ...


  • The Uncollected Anthology series sprang from the minds of six fabulous authors who love fantasy, short stories, and each other's writing.Every three months, the authors pick a theme and write a short story for that theme.Now, for the first time, you ...


  • The Uncollected Anthology series sprang from the minds of six fabulous authors who love fantasy, short stories, and each other's writing. Every three months, the authors pick a theme and write a short story for that theme. Now, for the first time, yo...






  • The Uncollected Anthology series sprang from the minds of six fabulous authors who love fantasy, short stories, and each other's writing. Every three months, the authors pick a theme and write a short story for that theme. Now, for the first time, yo...


  • The Uncollected Anthology series sprang from the minds of six fabulous authors who love fantasy, short stories, and each other's writing. Every three months, the authors pick a theme and write a short story for that theme. Now, for the first time, yo...


  • Oswald just wants to enjoy the peace and quiet of his suburban home.But he can't. Not with the stupid fairies playing music in his backyard. Every. Single. Night.But what can a poor human do? He agreed to the arrangement. The home owners association ...


  • When a master thief hires Rabbit to first write, then illegally file his will, Rabbit believes he understands all the tricky parts of this latest case. Until the thief insists on Rabbit's help to actually find the missing daughter.Besides avoiding al...


  • Rabbit joins with much of his village to witness the disaster thieves wrought on the master statue maker. However, the bumbling thieves missed the most important piece: an elegant golden statue of a dragon. When Rabbit returns to the...


  • Rabbit tries to catch the eye of the beautiful shopkeeper's daughter by helping her father. His mynah bird has suddenly lost its voice. However, the mystery runs much deeper and involves not only the shopkeeper's daughter but the secret life of one o...


  • Why does someone decide to become a superhero? What makes them wake up one morning and put on a mask to fight crime?These five stories explore that theme, from Coming of Age to hiding your identity for the safety of your family.From light and fast to...


  • The Old One will not rest until he destroys the Greater Oregon Fairy Kingdom. Warrior, servant, and royal alike face death. Old world dwarves threaten as well, plotting a genocidal invasion to steal all the magic in the new land. Nora's revenge again...


  • Nightmares of drowning crowd Merilee's sleep. Deep, dark, endless water.It must mean something. She is a witch, after all.But when three men break into her house and the spell Merilee casts to escape goes horribly wrong, she has too many other things...


  • From an evil genius desperate for his toast; to an ancient dragon enjoying a modern coffee shop; to amusement parks with dragon rides; and heart-lurching flights with steam-powered beasts; these tales will catapult you into an adventurous journey to ...






  • The wheelman always gets his passengers where they need to go. Despite traffic, visits from our alien friends, or even a little necromancy. With the help, of course, of his friendly parking Buddha. ...


  • A ghostly swarm of bees haunt Elizabeth. They coat strangers in pollen while holding her still, making her watch. Then they come for her. Sting her. Give her magical power, but at such a cost. Why do they attack her? What do they w...


  • The Uncollected Anthology series sprang from the minds of six fabulous authors who love fantasy, short stories, and each other’s writing. Every three months, the authors pick a theme and write a short story for that theme. Now, for the first time, ...


  • Tong Yi lives in Taiwan and works as a messenger for Huli Transport—a company that specializes in delivering messages and packages for non-humans. He values his oath to the company and makes heroic efforts to ensure the messages entrusted to him ar...


  • Shawna knows all the trees in her mom and dad's orchard. And she knows every inch of that border between land and swamp—she can see it better than anyone else. Even her twin sister Rowan.But only Shawna sees the lights that mark the edge.Stepping a...


  • Regina Victoria Edmondson rules as Queen over the nursery she shares with her twin brother Tobias.Except when she allows him to direct their play as Raj.However, on the rambling country estate where they live, neither of them control the gardens, whe...


  • Like many writers, Leah Cutter writes all over the map.She has figured out a way to group her stories together, by time (Past/Present/Future) as well as by energy level (Languid/Exciting/Pulse Pounder).Then she mapped out all of her novels, and disco...


  • As a familiar, Ina expected to bond happily ever after with a single master or mistress.Not two.And certainly not three.But when her current Master turns on her, attacks her, she breaks the bond and flees for her life.What's a poor mouse to do?If you...


  • Cassie cannot turn away her most recent client. She needs the money. Though honestly, trying to find the woman's damned cat turns her stomach. But the client also carries a rose with her. It represents...something. Something destructive. Something ap...


  • Regina Victoria Edmondson rules as Queen over the nursery she shares with her twin brother Tobias.Except when she allows him to direct their play as Raj.However, on the rambling country estate where they live, neither of them control the gardens, whe...






  • Pearl's greatest magical gift? Knowing exactly what someone needs before they do. Opening up a magic shop seemed like the perfect way to help her use her gift.The problem? The beautiful smartly-dressed woman who just walked in.This woman wants someth...


  • Most trolls have no natural magical ability. However, Christine does. Enchanted powders swirl up when she walks by. Charms glow.What happens when Christine tries to direct her magical powers?Nothing. Nada. Zip.Something blocks Christine from reaching...


  • Pauli, the most recent of the Paulaleena fairies, must creep out of the woods and renew the pact with the human mayor of the nearby city.The pact that keeps the world safe from the Dark Ones.The pact forged by blood.When this human mayor insists on s...


  • Wilson's house is infested by pesky stars that dive-bomb him when he's cooking or trying to relax.Okay, maybe that's an exaggeration. Possibly it's only one star. And kinda friendly, at that.But it keeps coming at him. Disrupting his orderly life. Di...


  • Katrissa is magicless, a rare minority in the world. She has no magic guild, no badge of rank. She isn't fit for the few jobs open to the magicless, either. She does have one great love: coffee. Can a magicless girl turn her passion into a meanin...


  • Jeremy wants to be like his big brother, and do well at Movers, Inc., where they teach people how to use their telekenetic powers. But Jeremy's power is…fading.Jeremy is willing to do anything to strengthen his powers. Even if it means going to a s...


  • Jeremy wants to be like his big brother, and do well at Movers, Inc, where they teach people how to use their telekenetic powers. But Jeremy's power is…fading. Jeremy is willing to do anything to strengthen his powers. Even...


  • Tong Yi waits for something to happen—for his brother to return from the war zone, for his boss to trust him again, for his magical training to be expanded. Something. Anything. Then powerful wizard Uncle Bei takes him to The Sweet Shop—a magic s...


  • Yvette lives in the French Alps. Celebrating the turn of the century with Mama, Yvette learns her true magic: she can hear the winds. Direct them to do her bidding.It means the winds keep her cold. And she hates being cold.It also means she knows all...







  • Ayumi has a magical talent for healing.Unfortunately, her father, and society in general during Heian era Japan, won't allow women to work.Can Ayumi find a life for herself that doesn't involve an odious marriage and wasting away, shunned and hidden ...


  • Saul will go to any length to close a deal, including adding three extra lumbar vertebrae so he could bend just so when greeting a particular alien ambassador. But the latest clients won't even negotiate. Saul has to find out what makes them tick. Wh...


  • Coming to Canada, the New World, to win his fortune was the first gamble Mei Quon took. Working in Victoria on a crooked game of fan tan, pleasing clients, instead of breaking his back with the railroad was the second. Now, throwing in his lot with o...


  • Jelek lives in modern day Hungary. He has a club foot and walks with crutches. He spends as much time as he can tucked away in his bedroom loft, hiding from the world. He loves reading old myths and legends, like the stories of Hungarian wizards,...


  • Alarmists had warned how fragile modern civilization was. Unfortunately, they’d been proven right. Tamara had survived the riots in Seattle. The bombing of the Lewis-McChord military base. The collapse.She sure as hell is going to survive a group o...



  • Ghosts get stuck sometimes. Franklin sees it as his duty to help them along, get them to pass from this earth to the Beyond. But some ghosts start returning. Haunting Franklin. Destroying his crops. Franklin learns he must use an ancient, powerful bl...


  • Tong Yi carries the mysterious message of Zhang Gua Loa back to his boss. The immortal had said there would be war. But between whom? And why? Huli Transport takes advantage of the situation to become the messenger service of choice in the war zone...


  • A terrorist bomber threatens Minneapolis during the run-up to the Aquatennial. None of the Post-Cogs can get a fix on him: whenever the bomber arrives, the timelines get corrupted. Cassie has other problems, too. No one will hire her because of how s...


  • Bombs destroyed all the major cities of the world almost two centuries ago. The bombs opened rifts. Magic and myst flowed into the world. Electronic devices no longer work. Only simple mechanical devices. Man learned to farm again, in curving rows th...






  • It sounded like a bomb going off.But it couldn't have been a bomb. Or not just a bomb. Bombs didn't tear rifts in the sky. Holes that opened the way for alien mists. Nathan really didn't care about that. He needed to get out of the office building he...


  • Hikaru and her one true love Norihiko defy their families and kitsune (fox fairy) tradition by getting married. However, an evil magician ambushes them on their first pilgrimage. He kills Norihiko, steals his soul, then re-forges it into a sword. Hik...


  • Joanie finally found her heart out in the backyard, hanging in an old fir like a Christmas ornament, covered in bees…Now she must discover what it means to hold her heart open for another.Read the other stories set in this same universe, "Lost Star...


  • When Mister Thomas tells Gracie he's "acquired" a gold mine, Gracie knows something's just not right with it. She still bargains with him about helping him with it. She ain't about to bet against him. Will it all turn out to be fools gold? Or will th...


  • Gracie lives in town and works for Mr. Dickerson, hidden in the back room 'cause no one wants a mere girl fixing their whirligigs or automatons. Gracie fights against the attitude that girls should only get married and have babies, but no one will hi...


  • Piles of books line the floor of Christine's living room, threaten to take over every surface in her apartment. Christine escapes into her stories every chance she gets. Because magic only happens in fairy tales. Right? After losing a bet with her br...


  • Mama may not have taught Gracie much. But Mama did make sure Gracie was well-versed in the essentials: shooting, moonshining, and charming gentlemen callers. And Gracie is gonna need all of 'em when some strange orange folk c...


  • The adults claim that the electro-magnetic-pulse (EMP) knocked the world offline. But nothing came back online afterward. And so the old world died. Something important had changed. Rifts opened. Myst pooled in the cities and other places men lived, ...


  • So much trouble stalks Rabbit's favorite temple! Just the month before, the priest who took care of the space died unexpectedly. Now, no one can find the deed for the land the temple occupies. When Rabbit witnesses a mysterious stranger stealing a be...


  • Someone murders Cassie's best friend in the alley behind the sex toy shop she manages.To make her day even better, the pre-cog working the case declares that Cassie saw the event. Which would put her in two places at the same time. Impossible. Cassie...






  • Tong Yi works for Huli Transport, a company that specializes in rides and transportation for those who aren't quite human. When the newest job comes up—delivering a message to Zhang Guo Lao, one of the Eight Immortals—Tong Yi assumes the job will...


  • Five years have passed. The worlds above and below have recovered and changed. The fairies from the Clockwork Kingdom return every year, asking for Dale’s help in vain. This year, Cornelius, the head of the fairies, brings dread news: Kostya has re...


  • Everyone up in the hills thinks Gracie's mama is touched. And maybe she is. Or maybe she isn't. But when a fire burns their still to the ground, Gracie got no one to rely on but her. And that damned flying machine, that whirligig, that Mama probably ...


  • See China through a wide range of characters, like a little girl in the Tang Dynasty determined to honor her sister, or an old woman in the Qing Dynasty who believes she has the best daughter, or even a boy on a Chinese colony in space. These unexpec...



  • December 21st, 2012 hadn't been the end of the world, but the Great Unraveling. The veils between the Seen and Unseen worlds had shredded.The living had suddenly learned they weren't alone. Andy had seen it all, done it all, as a detective working Vi...


  • Centuries ago, fate forced the witches to move from the mainland to the Southern Islands. The peace-loving people there accepted and welcomed them.Now, centuries later, the gods begin to make their will known again.Ephanie, a young northern witch, wa...


  • Ghosts get stuck sometimes. Franklin helps them move from this world to the next. Sometimes that means giving a ghost a ride so they can confront their killer. Other times, it means listening to the wind in his fields and the trucks blowing down the ...


  • Kai never met Mama. But based on her own abilities, and those who call her kin, she knows Mama wasn't human. Kai finds things. In post-Katrina New Orleans, everyone's lost something, though most can't afford to pay. Kai's latest client, a siren, hire...


  • The shadows are here... Five dynamic stories from the clans, telling the beginning of the shadows and beyond. Stories included: "The Third Raven" "Shadows' Door" "Prophesy in Shadows" "The Tiger's Shadow" "The Viper in Tulum" Plus, the first chapter ...







  • Shadows plague Zane. They tease him, take away his sight, hide him from all others. Time and alcohol cloud Zane's senses as well. Yet, Zane still hides things from the shadows, even after decades of waiting. Important things. Today, Zane can right th...


  • Lukas first dreams about the end of the world when he's five. As a prince of the hound clan, he is steadfast and loyal, able to take the form of any hound. Yet, no one believes him except his grandmother. The shadows, a corrupting force determined to...


  • Bernardo serves at the primary temple of the Viper clan, in Guatemala, taking care of the mystics who read the sacred smoke. When Bernardo's lifelong dream of having his own vision comes true, he must go on a long and dangerous journey, from the high...


  • Hans can never do anything right. He's a disappointment to his father, his employer, even the hound clan. But Hans' Grandpapa was a brilliant Apotheker, and his old books contain many potions. Maybe Hans can find just the right one. . .Or maybe he ma...


  • Betty misses England. She misses her friends, the calm rain patting the leaves in the garden, the cool of the summer evenings. She'll be going back soon. The British are leaving India. Her Indian cousins walk taller with their independence. They tell...


  • Bing Yu meets a magical tortoise at the village well. He gives her good advice and helps her mother. But her father needs help too. As a respectful daughter, of course Bing Yu wants to do everything she can. But what price is Bing Yu willing to pay? ...


  • Peter is interested in just three things: dancing, finding a girlfriend, and hiding his raven soul. Peter is a raven warrior, an ancient race known for their assassination and fighting skills. Through secrecy and strict teaching, they've learned to c...


  • I am a shadow, living in the shadows, always among you, always watching. Come hear how those of you living in the world, you brights, seduced the best of us to cross the barrier and try to live beside you. We're a people trained...


  • Wei Fu not only loves the law, he respects it, which is more than those lazy students of his. When one of his students shows an interest, Wei Fu befriends him, answers his questions.Too many of his questions. Until Wei Fu finds himself contemplating ...






  • Long Yen works hard to be a good dragon's son, doing everything his family asks him to do, even if it involves being a money launderer or stealing a miner's ID. After being arrested, a strange, foreign lawyer insists Long Yen turn against his family ...


  • December 21st, 2012 hadn't been the end of the world, only the Great Unraveling. The veils between the Seen and Unseen worlds shredded and the living learned they weren't alone. My Andrew, he is not the only one who faces such things as Heaven and He...


  • There are a lot of gardens, as well as green growing things in the stories in this collection. However, the most important tales take place beyond the garden, outside the fence, when you stray from the path and walk under the trees, into the wilderne...


  • December 21st, 2012 hadn't been the end of the world, only the Great Unraveling. The veils between the Seen and Unseen worlds shredded and the living suddenly found out they weren't alone. Andy had seen it all, done it all as a detective working Vice...


  • Sadie Louise restores wooden furniture, returning it to its former glory. With just a touch, she finds the strength flowing along the grain or where a joint will shatter with the right pressure. She also frees the spirits she discovers in the wood, t...


  • Jacob practices polismancy: he divines the future from the entrails of his beloved city, Seattle. What happens when the city still willingly bleeds for him, but the voice of God grows silent?Contains the bonus story, "The Doom of Alokai Temple."...


  • When Francine's a little girl, she'll do just about anything for her papa.But as Francine grows older, she and Papa start fighting about everything–school, fiddling, and boys.Then the others come calling, Creole fairies from no tale Francine has ev...



  • Sure, Martin is Irish. And he doesn't stand more than four feet tall. Maybe he has a fondness for red jackets. Perhaps also a shoe and boot collection that would rival Carrie Bradshaw's.And sometimes, yes, he can make wishes come true. But that doesn...


  • Adele—a beautiful fairy queen with wings of clockwork—despairs when her husband, the Master Tinker, dies before he finishes the machinery that will drive the humans away and restart the human-fairy war. Then she meets Dale, a human boy with natur...






  • December 21st, 2012 hadn't been the end of the world, only the Great Unraveling. The veils between the Seen and Unseen worlds shredded, and the living suddenly learned they weren't alone. Andy had seen it all, done it all, as a detective when he'd be...


  • Travel to cold Seattle and the see the world from the viewpoint of a private investigator who just happens to be a ghost, then go down to the creole fairy courts of Louisiana, learn the secrets of 9s and how the raven warriors take care of their own....


  • Storm lives alone, shunned like all witches for her gift of prophesy. She can't hide her gift: Every augury comes with a compulsion to tell the person their future. Storm has now foreseen the destruction of Alokai temple, as well as the priestesses w...


  • Travel from cold Seattle and the view of the world from a private investigator, who just happens to be a ghost, down to the creole fairy courts of Louisiana, to women who may or may not have cloven feet and others who just need to slip outside of wha...


  • December 21st, 2012 hadn't been the end of the world, only the Great Unraveling. The veils between the Seen and Unseen worlds shredded, and the living suddenly learned they weren't alone. Andy had seen it all, done it all, as a detec...


  • Once upon a time in the kingdom of Illumignot lived the handsome King Franklin and the clever Queen Isabella. They loved each other dearly and their only wish was to have a child. After a decade of trying, the brave Prince Kyle was born. All the king...


  • The raven clan takes pride in three things: The education of their children, the fierceness of their warriors, and how they care for their own. However, Pedrek, a retired raven warrior, finds a raven clan boy alone in a remote mountain village, ignor...


  • What do red boots, frozen dreams, and a flower princess all have in common? They're all original fairytales retold with a new slant by Leah R Cutter in the collection, "Tell Me Again." Also included is an original piece, a fairytale about retelling s...


  • As a child, Jolene learns she has a gift. She can see people's fates: they appear as a golden charm around the person's neck. She doesn't want this gift. She wants a normal life—a job, a husband, and kids. Three years later, Jolene can't get pregna...


  • Overcrowding, pollution and acid rain have reduced humanity's livable areas. For most, space is achieved through virtual reality. Only a few see behind the mask. They're the collectors, who hunt the ghosts in the machine. But who watches the watchers...






  • One of the secrets of 9s: they always return. They may come disguised in the coyness of eights, with the rigid line of the one hidden at their back. Or maybe you mistake them for fours marching across burnt fields, not seeing their friends, the fat f...


  • December 21st, 2012 hadn't been the end of the world, only the Great Unraveling. The veils between the Seen and Unseen worlds shredded, and the living suddenly learned they weren't alone. Andy had seen it all, done it all, as a detec...


  • Patrice is happy, successful, and cursed. Every month during the full moon she turns into her awkward teen-aged self, complete with braces and acne. This year, it's Patrice's 25 year high school reunion. She finally has a chance to confront the witch...



  • What if the northern lights are caused by dreams trapped in the ice? And these dreams are mined in the far reaches of Siberia, then sold to parents to shape the futures of their children? With bonus short story, One Fall Day....


  • Mama Chen thinks she's lucky to have found Xi Bao, wandering alone through the empty streets of Beijing during Ghost month. Now, she has the most dutiful daughter, who waits on her every wish. Or is there more to Xi Bao then there seems? This short s...





  • In this future, the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial is protected from graffiti artists with nanotechnology. But there's still injustice, homelessness, paranoia and dreams. Skull doesn't want to escape her sweet obsessions, her day dreams and her dream men...






  • Magic requires the life of another. If the life that the magician chooses isn't strong enough, they'll Diminish their own soul. But Catriana is tired of killing. Can she find a different life source to tap into, a new way to do magic?...


  • A retelling of the Hans Christian Anderson tale, "The Red Shoes." However, she's a country-western dancer, so it's "The Red Boots." Originally published in "Black Heart, Ivory Bones," edited by Ellen Datlow and Terry Windling....


  • Twyla learned early how to fight. The kids knew she was different, but she figured that was just her African-American dad and her Japanese mom. Now, she learns just how different she is: she's not even human. How will she balance all these expectatio...


  • Devil? or angel? Gabriella has lived all her life following other people's plans, using their definitions of her body, allowing them to judge her abilities. Finally, though, Gabriella is ready to take matters into her own hands....


  • "I am a seamstress, I am."   She is the one who stitches the kingdom together, creates hidden valleys for the magical to find and harsh peaks for fools to throw themselves against.  How she chooses her stitches is up to her.  What happens when ...


  • I ain't slow. Don't care what Pappy says. I'm real quick at making furniture for the fancy folk up the hill.Then those star folk come. I'd sure like to go with them. But I ain't sure if it's right, me up in the stars that way. My brother Jeremy wants...


  • As the people rise and fall, so shall the gods.... The great Viking warrior Tyrthbrand wears the mark of his god, Tyr--an arrangement that renders him almost invincible, but leaves him feeling somewhat like a pet dog. And when he kills a fellow wa...


  • When her grandfather, Laci, confined to a hospital because of his dire ravings about demons, escapes and flees to his boyhood home in Hungary, Zita sets out to find the elderly man, only to discover that his apparent dementia hides a terrifying truth...


  • In a small Chinese village during the Tang Dynasty, an unsure young woman defies the rigid conventions of her society to become a gifted paper mage--one who creates magic with the ancient art of paper folding. Because her skills are in demand for the...


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    Dragons. Who doesn't love them?But this collection isn't just about the brutes or beasts. No, there are philosophical dragons. Technological dragons. Even sexy dragons.Not just fantasy dragons. But science fantasy. Or straight science fiction. Histor...






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    No longer a Seattle cop, Halley Brown formed her own private investigator agency. Her latest client, the fabulous gender-bending performance artist  Phoenix, wants her to investigate the serial killer Dancer in Darkness. Dancer's latest vic...