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Flush

by Francesco Verso

There's a new drug around, the mysterious Flush, whose effects are very controversial. Try it and everything will "sound" differently. Flush is a short story fiction, a striking piece of "flash fiction", to...


#suspendedbook

by Sabrina Minetti

#suspendedbook is a Christmas book  inaugurating a series of books, The Cubooks, published by Edizioni dEste with the business accelerator Rancilio Cube, where the concept of enterprise is told with the language...


Good Morning Rome

by Michele Ponte

A short story by the Italian author Michele Ponte, Good Morning Rome will surprise you. They come to Rome by plane, boat, train, coach. They hitchhike or they come on foot. They come looking for success, hope,...


Beyond the Rift

by Peter Watts

Skillfully combining complex science with finely executed prose, these edgy, award-winning tales explore the always-shifting border between the known and the alien.

The beauty and peril of technology and the...


Clara's Room

by Kimberly McCreight

Two little girls discover a mystery in the dead of night...

An intriguing and exclusive free short story from the New York Times bestselling author of Reconstructing Amelia, publishing in the UK on June 20th...


The Colonel

by Peter Watts

Colonel Keaton is in trouble. His wife has retreated into a virtual heaven and his son remains missing after joining an extrasolar mission to track down an alien race. He is presently tasked by his superiors...


Strange News from Another Star

by Hermann Hesse

In 1919, the same year Demian was published, seven of these stories appeared as a book entitled Märchen--literally, Fairy Tales. For this first edition in English, we have followed the arrangement Hesse made...


Murder in the Mews

by Agatha Christie

Previously published in the print anthology Murder in the Mews: Four Cases of Hercule Poirot.

A young woman commits suicide while her roommate is away for the weekend. However, the lead inspector is sufficiently...


The Last Roman in Britain (Storycuts)

by M C Scott

With the Dumnonii defeat of the Second Legion the Celtic victory is complete. But Hywell, Cunomar and Valerius must still find the lost Eagle of the Second and prevent Rome from attempting another attack. To...


Tales from Two Pockets

by Karel Capek & Norma Comrada

Capek wrote 48 stories that deconstruct the mystery story by breaking one rule here, three rules there, and yet also make for wonderful reading. His unique approaches to the mysteries of justice and truth are...


Only Wounded

by Patrick Taylor

Ireland, home of legendary poets and storytellers, has been wracked by bloody sectarian violence over the last quarter century. Bombs and guns were, and once again are, the primary negotiation tools used by...


The Complete Sherlock Holmes: (Global Classics)

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Housed in one superb volume, The Complete Sherlock Holmes Collection includes every Sherlock Holmes tale penned by the great Arthur Conan Doyle. With a linked table of contents, you can click on each and every...


The Tenth Insight: Holding the Vision

by James Redfield

The adventure that began with The Celestine Prophecy continues as the action shifts to a wilderness in the American Southeast where the narrator's friend has disappeared.


Burning Girls

by Veronica Schanoes

"Burning Girls", by Veronica Schanoes, is a fascinating dark fantasy novella about a Jewish girl educated by her grandmother as a healer and witch growing up in an increasingly hostile environment in Poland...


Wakulla Springs

World Fantasy Award for Best Novella 2014

by Andy Duncan & Ellen Klages

Wakulla Springs, in the deep jungle of the Florida panhandle, is the deepest submerged freshwater cave system in the world. In its unfathomable depths, a variety of curious creatures have left a record of their...


Suicide Run: Three Harry Bosch Stories

by Michael Connelly

LAPD Detective Harry Bosch as we've never seen him before, in three never-before-collected stories.

In "Suicide Run," the apparent suicide of a beautiful young starlet turns out to be much more sinister than...


Clues to Christie

Harley Quin & Satterthwaite #6, Tommy &Tuppence #11, Mr. Parker Pyne #5, Superintendent Battle #7, Colonel Race #5

by Agatha Christie

Dying to read Agatha Christie for the first time or to re-read one of her classic mysteries but don’t know where to start? This fully authorized and comprehensive guide to the Queen of Mystery includes an...


Crime Scene

by Rick R. Reed

After discovering a photograph in a book of a little girl killed by her own mother, a woman becomes preoccupied wondering how anyone could kill their own child. One hot summer day the answer becomes all too...


The Lady Astronaut of Mars

by Mary Robinette Kowal

A Finalist for the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Novelette. Thirty years ago, Elma York led the expedition that paved the way to life on Mars. For years she's been longing to go back up there, to once more explore...


Hildegarde Withers in The Riddle of the Blueblood Murders

by Stuart Palmer

Spinster sleuth Hildegarde Withers and Inspector Oscar Piper are on the case of murder among the dog breeders, in a case reminiscent of S.S. Van Dine's "The Kennel Murder Case" (1933).

"Stuart Palmer's detective...