Works

Books

Grey Cat Blues
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Siege on the Shadow Planet!

Ex-punk Two Tone is left for dead and his friend is taken. His assailants: men of mud from some place darker than Hell! 

The inscrutable Sarpedon has slithered from the depths to rule a planet that has long abandoned hope for a better tomorrow. With no one to stop his spree of violence, it is only a matter of time before Two Tone’s world is overrun. 

Old friends and a mysterious beauty gather by his side, but are they enough? Is it too late for this dying world? If all cats are grey in the dark, will anyone see the panther stalking its prey? Two Tone will find the answers the best way he knows how—through his fists!

Grey Cat Blues tells the tale of a distant planet at humanity’s end. In this place, a man must choose between love and hate. And where his choice leads him might not be where he expects . . .




Knights of the End
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World on Fire

Teddy MacIsaac has discovered a force beyond his imagination. Thanks to a mystical coin from the Nameless Kingdom, he is now the Pyre Knight, wielder of cleansing red fire. 

When enemies bring living shadows to the world, Teddy must defend the town he once hated. As he fends off giant flying insects, a man of living stone, a belligerent warrior of honor, and an otherworldly woman, he will either become the legendary Knight of Flames, or die. 

With the Lightning Maiden, the voice in his sword, and a ninth grade brawler by his side, Teddy must overcome annihilation, and become the hero he was destined to be.


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Anthologies

Superheroes: The Crossover Alliance V. 3
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Some pursue heroism, others are thrust into it. Superheroes. They live among us, some hidden in plain sight, others as well-known celebrities. All carry a burden and a purpose: to destroy the evils of this world and keep the common man safe from harm. But evil is a strong thread that refuses to be cut. How much sacrifice will be demanded to destroy that which seeks to destroy us, and are there enough heroes to do the job? Experience a collection of short stories brimming with the struggles of heroism and the dark side of villainy, where real-world content merges with Christian fiction to produce a unique storytelling atmosphere.

Someone Is Aiming For You
by JD Cowan

The Seeker is a legend in Summerside. He is a Crusader (an illegal hero) who hunts down shadows that hide from the light. No one knows what he is. Most do not even believe he is real. But tonight he faces down a crime kingpin who might have fallen into trouble too deep swim out of. What lies in the dark corners of Summerside? Not even the criminals know.


PulpRev Sampler
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This is a collection of short stories and novel excerpts from writers associated with the PulpRev movement in the latter half of 2017. PulpRev is a literary movement aimed at restoring the spirit of the old pulp adventures, not just the aesthetic, and has roots in the Appendix N and OSR movements.

Note: This anthology is intended as a sampler, and stories within are very short (2,500 words or less). John C. Wright's contribution is available for free at his website. This anthology itself is available for free for those who sign up for the PulpRev mailing list by sending an email to scoop@pulprev.com with the subject line "Subscribe."

Lucky Spider's Last Stand
by JD Cowan

In the final moments of Spider's life, can he fight against certain death before it consumes him whole? As his gang falls apart all he is left with is a sword and an inkling thought of something greater than he is. But will it be enough against a man who can't die?


Paragons: An Anthology of Superheroes
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Look - up in the sky!

They awe us. They fill us with wonder. But most of all, they inspire us – to be stronger, faster, and smarter. Superheroes teach us how to aspire to the best versions of ourselves. Enjoy this master collection of collection of 13 tales of all-new, all-original superheroes from today’s up and coming science fiction and fantasy masters!

When the police fail to take down the super powered mobs a rogue vigilante steps up to the plate in Nightstick by Kai Wai Cheah. Peek in on a superhero marriage proposal via Blackout by Morgon Newquist. When a young nuclear engineer gains superpowers, the Soviet government wants to control her for the sake of the motherland in Stalina by Sam Kepfield.

Enjoy these tales and more by Alt-Hero novelist Jon Del Arroz, Dragon Award and Hugo Award nominee Kai Wai Cheah, Dragon Award nominee Declan Finn, and others!

*Contains Someone is Aiming for You*


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Magazine

StoryHack Issue #3
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Proof that short fiction can still be exciting. StoryHack is a magazine focusing on action and adventure fiction in a wide variety of genres.

In this issue, you'll read:
  • Claws of the Puma by Paul R. McNamee - In the rainforests of Brazil, poaching loggers and traditional rubber tree tappers are at war. Journalist Sarah Stoughton gets more than she bargained for when she is caught up in the violence, and comes face to face with the legendary man of the jungle, the Puma.
  • Shoot First by Jay Barnson - Flint and another agent are assigned to confiscate a dangerous cursed magical artifact from a street gang, only to find that the entire operation was a set-up by a local crime boss and an analyst from within the Order.
  • Inside the Demon's Eye by JD Cowan - A young adventurer searches the Black Lands for a lifesaving treasure. He may not get the chance to find it, as he is being stalked by a malevolent force.
  • Get to the River by Luke Foster - A park ranger plays a deadly game of cat and mouse with a gang of killers on the scorching hot floor of the Grand Canyon in July.
  • Scourges, Spells, and Serenades by Joanna Maciejewska - An archanist must work alongside a high mage to find her missing cousin. The trail leads them to the arena of a secret demon cult, where their skill will be put to a deadly test.
  • Showdown at Stone Ridge by Jason J. McCuiston -
  • by - A military deserter is spared the noose if he will travel to the mining town of Stone Ridge and stop the desperados. What he finds in Stone Ridge is not bandits, but a land baron with an army, led by a Djinn. How can he possibly stand against such paramilitary might and magic?
  • Master of Thieves by Aaron Zimmerman - For years Alex has admiringly followed the exploits of the two greatest thieves of her generation. Tonight, she wants to settle the question once and for all: who is the greatest thief of all?
  • The Dealer's Tale by Jon Mollison - A pregnant blackjack dealer walks a deadly line as she prepares to betray her mafia-owned boss to the feds.