Fairwood Press

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Fairwood Press is an independent small press specializing in speculative fiction created in 2000. It has published nearly 100 titles since then, including story collections, novels, anthologies, and specialty items. Fairwood Press is owned and edited by Patrick Swenson. Find out more at www.fairwoodpress.com
Storm Waters
Pre-release—available November 12, 2024. Price: $5.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
​A modern noir thriller with a paranormal twist set in the Golden Age of Hollywood. Prohibition has just ended, and the US is still struggling in the depths of the Great Depression. But for notorious playboy and ex-bootlegger Marty Storm, life couldn't be better. Only his best friend knows about his knack for water magic—and for making "problems" disappear—though no one knows his family's...
Alibi
Pre-release—available November 12, 2024. Price: $6.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Teleportation makes everything possible. It allows Taylor Kendall to live in Chicago, work in Houston, and take a part-time job tutoring the teenaged son of the richest man in America. But the more time she spends in Duncan Phillips' lavish home, the more uneasy she becomes. She adores Quentin, who is suffering from a fatal degenerative disease. She's strongly attracted to Bram Cortez, who...
Beyond Here Be Monsters
Pre-release—available November 5, 2024. Price: $5.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
​Monsters are where you find them . . . unless they find you first: A young Abraham Van Helsing tracks the first vampires of his career while something far more horrible dwells much closer to home. A boxing manager seeks to discover what inhuman force could have killed his best prizefighter. A 19th century chemist investigates spiritualism, inventing a device whereby mediums speak with the dead...
Egyptian Motherlode
Pre-release—available October 29, 2024. Price: $5.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
The Prophet is one of a very few musicians with the ability to warp reality through his music. His dreams bring him to other realms, to places he should not go, into contact with entities with the power to threaten the existence of our world. ​ Egyptian Motherload is a wild ride through American popular music of the 20th century, from Jazz to Blues, from Psychedelic Rock to Funk and beyond...
The History of the World Begins in Ice
Pre-release—available October 22, 2024. Price: $6.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
​Enter the Post-Roman Afro-Celtic icepunk regency fantasy world of the Spiritwalker Trilogy (Cold Magic, Cold Fire, Cold Steel)—starring Phoenician spies, well-dressed men, revolutionary women, and lawyer dinosaurs—with eleven stories and eleven essays gathered in one place by RT Reviewers' Choice winner and Nebula, World Fantasy, Norton, and Locus Awards finalist Kate Elliott.
Two Hour Transport 2
Pre-release—available August 27, 2024. Price: $5.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two Hour Transport 2 is a celebration of the writing community that has grown up around Two Hour Transport: the SF & Fantasy reading series that showcases writings from Seattle and beyond. The stories within are representative of our vibrant and diverse community. There's a story in here for everyone: from unruly tapirs to planet-eating poets, from alien invasions to mind control. These stories...
Substrate Phantoms
Pre-release—available July 30, 2024. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The space station Termagenti, hub of commerce, culture, and civilization, may be haunted. Dangerous power surges, inexplicable energy manifestations, and strange accidents plague the station. Even after generations of exploring deep space, humanity has yet to encounter another race, and yet, some believe that what is troubling the station may be an alien life form. Jhinsei and his operations...
Being Michael Swanwick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,200. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2023 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy » General
In 2001, Michael Swanwick published the book-length interview Being Gardner Dozois. Now Swanwick himself becomes the subject of inquiry. During a year of conversations, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro (Traveler of Worlds: Conversations with Robert Silverberg) set about discussing with Swanwick his remarkable career, with a particular focus on his extraordinary short fiction. The resulting collection of...
Liberty's Daughter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,730. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2023 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Beck Garrison lives on a seastead — an archipelago of constructed platforms and old cruise ships, assembled by libertarian separatists a generation ago. She's grown up comfortable and sheltered, but starts doing odd jobs for pocket money. To her surprise, she finds that she's the only detective that a debt slave can afford to hire to track down the woman's missing sister. When she tackles this...
The Ultra Long Goodbye
Series: The Union of Worlds. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2023 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Book Three of the Union of Worlds Dave Crowell and his partner Tem Forno take on a case to help a retired Envoy find someone from Crowell's immediate past. The connection to the previous Ultra scares makes the case extremely important, but the results could create political unrest on several of the eight worlds of the Union. Crowell is asked to not only find this person, but also to bring him...
Whispering Wood
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,250. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2023 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The long-awaited new book in the Elemental Blessings series! Valentina Serlast has reluctantly traveled to the royal city to witness her brother Darien be crowned the king of Welce. A hunti woman with an affinity for the forest, Val is much more comfortable living in isolation on her country estates, almost forgotten by everyone. When Darien convinces her to extend her stay, she is drawn into...
The Whole Mess and Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,490. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2023 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What does it mean to be human in a universe of shifting, sometimes terrifying realities? Eighteen stories from Jack Skillingstead's second decade of publishing feature intense and surprising explorations of who we are, who we wish to be, and who we can't be. In "The Whole Mess" a genius math professor solves a multiverse equation only to find himself pursued by ancient Masters across the many...
After the Tide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2023 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
It's the event of the generation, the century, the millennium: the lowest of low tides in recent memory, and a mysterious game has been announced, this night only. Adria is drawn to the promise of fortune in this 12,000 word novelette.
The Ultra Big Sleep
Series: The Union of Worlds. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2023 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Book Two of the Union of Worlds ​Dave Crowell is a hero of the eight worlds of the Union, but he doesn't want fame or fortune. These days he just wants to run his private detective business with his alien partner Tem Forno and forget about the Ultras, the mysterious aliens that attacked the Union, then vanished. But when a client's husband turns up dead under mysterious circumstances, Crowell...
Embrace of the Wolf
Series: The Jack Cady Collection. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2023 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
​In the coastal town of Surfbreak, Molly Snow explores mysterious stories that whirl around a brave explorer who ventured here long ago. Why did the maps Alfred Aowl drew of the region depict places that don't exist? And how did he die? ​Soon her interest in Aowl and his feud with the Indians resurrects dark forces only a shaman can understand.
The Ultra Thin Man
Series: The Union of Worlds. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,690. Language: English. Originally Published: May 13, 2023 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
​In the twenty-second century, when mortaline wire controls the weather on the settled planets and entire refugee camps drowse in drug-induced slumber, no one―alive or dead, human or alien―is quite what they seem. It's up to Dave Crowell and Alan Brindos, contract detectives for the Network Intelligence Organization, to solve a case of interplanetary consequences.
The 10% Solution
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Originally Published: August 7, 2018 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy » Style manuals
20th Anniversary Edition! Originally published in 1998 as a saddle-stapled chapbook, this edition is a MUST for fans of Ken Rand's amazing reference book on self-editing. With exciting new cover art and expanded references, it is not to be missed. This concise book is jammed full of the kind of information it often takes beginning writers years to learn. Ken Rand offers his own advice and...
The Shuddering City
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,510. Language: English. Originally Published: November 22, 2022 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
​In the city of Corcannon, everyone has a secret. Madeleine is planning her wedding to Tivol, but she's really in love with Reese. Jayla has become the guardian of a child named Aussen, but she knows that Aussen possesses a mysterious and dangerous power. Brandon is a temple soldier keeping the enigmatic Villette a prisoner in her own home, but finds himself risking everything to keep her safe...
The Sacerdotal Owl and Three Other Long Tales
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,800. Language: English. Originally Published: August 7, 2018 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Sacerdotal Owl and Three Other Long Tales of Calamity, Pilgrimage, and Atonement gathers four of Michael Bishop's unusual longer stories, from different stages of his almost fifty-year career, into a single remarkable volume. The title story, a deft mix of exotic Joseph Conrad and colorful 1930s pulp adventure, drops the reader—along with...
Truer Love and Other Lies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Originally Published: November 5, 2019 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The stories in Truer Love and Other Lies deal with Boneypunk, indeterminate angels, and man's inhumanity to, well, everything. On further investigation, a part is played by crackerjack popes, reluctant revolutionaries, illegal temporal aliens, and dead giants who love Get Smart. Further, truer love would simply have to include smartass prophets...
The Arcana of Maps and Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,070. Language: English. Originally Published: November 5, 2019 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This first collection of Jessica Reisman's stories roves the liminal spaces between now and not-quite-now, dream and waking, futures far flung and fantastic. Here are tales of adventure and transformation, clockwork detectives and polar bears, a wild sea on a space station, alien salvage and revenants. Featuring 16 previously published works and one unique to the collection, these stories open...
Mingus Fingers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Originally Published: November 5, 2019 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When jazz legend Charles Mingus comes to town, playing his double bass at the Nighthawk Club, one struggling musician sees what no one else can: Mingus playing "in the soul," transforming into a giraffe. Mingus calls it the underground: the place he goes when the music is everything and he doesn't have to think at all. Now Mingus sees something...
Shoggoths in Traffic and Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,010. Language: English. Originally Published: November 9, 2021 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Traffic is piling up, and strange things are headed your way in this new story collection by World Fantasy Award-winning author Tobias S. Buckell. In these twenty-seven stories you'll find inhabitants of a small town who won't vaccinate against a zombie plague, a lone sentry keeping motorists from stumbling into something ancient and evil, a man...
Inagehi
Series: The Jack Cady Collection. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,050. Language: English. Originally Published: July 7, 2020 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From Award-winner Jack Cady comes a novel that is part murder-mystery, part classical tragedy, and part spiritual journey. Set among the Cherokee of North Carolina in the 1950s, Inagehi is the story of a young woman who inherits a mountain and the mystery of her father's death. With themes as ancient as the existence of God and as modern as post-traumatic stress disorder, Inagehi answers that...
Geometries of Belonging
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,470. Language: English. Originally Published: November 29, 2022 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nebula and Locus award finalist Lemberg returns us to the Birdverse with this powerful collection. The intricate Birdverse has at its core a magic based loosely in geometry, from which comes healing, love, and art. It is a complex, culturally diverse world, a realm with LGBTQIA characters and a wide range of family configurations. Lemberg probes...
The Man Who Could Make Things Vanish
Series: The Jack Cady Collection. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,040. Language: English. Originally Published: July 24, 2020 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
What if you could make things vanish, purely with a simple effort of your mind? What would you do? Who would want to control that power? Jack Cady, in The Man Who Could Make Things Vanish, releases a long pent-up everyman rage against a system that is designed to terrorize, inhumanize, and degrade the human experience. The secret organization behind this villainy is given a name...
No Enemy but Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,170. Language: English. Originally Published: August 9, 2022 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Joshua Kampa, the illegitimate son of a mute Spanish whore and a black serviceman, has always dreamed of Africa. But his dreams are of an Africa far in the past and are so vivid and in such hallucinatory detail that he is able to question the understanding of eminent paleontologists. As a result, Joshua is invited to join a most unusual time...
Welcome to Hell: A Working Guide for the Beginning Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Originally Published: July 9, 2019 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference
"...if anybody tells you that all you need is a lucky break, then tell them to shove off. Luck is about the worst thing that can happen in this biz, and it's no substitute for knowledge, experience, and skill." —Tom Piccirilli, from Welcome to Hell "Welcome to Hell is an anecdotal look into Piccirilli's life and writing process that happens to serve as a wonderful tool for any fledgling writer...
The End of All Our Exploring: Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,640. Language: English. Originally Published: August 7, 2018 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The stories in F. Brett Cox's debut collection move through multiple genres and many times and places, from the monsters of the 19th century to the future fields of war, from New England to the South to the American West, from the strange house at the top of the hill to the bottom of your childhood swimming pool. But whatever the time and place...
The City and the Cygnets
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 169,910. Language: English. Originally Published: August 20, 2019 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"[These] stories . . . elliptically chronicle the life of [an alternative] Atlanta, Georgia, 2000-2070. Beneath a huge artificial dome that blocks out the stars, hierarchically stashed on nine subterranean levels with computer-controlled simulations of weather and seasonal change, the citizens of this grim, bureaucracy-ridden sardine tin...
Unicorn Mountain
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,980. Language: English. Originally Published: July 14, 2020 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Unicorn Mountain, a Mythopoeic Fantasy Award winner for Best Novel, here appears in a re-edited and revised version in Michael Bishop's preferred text some thirty years after its original publication, when it was hailed for its adult focus, its gritty characters and situations, and its imaginative narrative elements, which include ranching in...
The Best of James Van Pelt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 309,290. Language: English. Originally Published: July 5, 2022 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From a giant spider that can't be ignored in a high school classroom, to humanity facing a mutagen plague, to the last two robots witnessing the end of the universe, this comprehensive collection includes sixty-two of the best stories from James Van Pelt's fertile and wide-ranging imagination that have appeared over the last thirty years in...
Living Forever & Other Terrible Ideas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Originally Published: November 10, 2020 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Think you want to live forever? Think again. You may wake up as a zombie tourist, doomed to shamble the sights of Los Angeles. Or you could be a clone, body and memories intact but lacking something you can't quite name. Your frozen head might linger for centuries in a museum while other souls gallivant about the universe. You might be...
Fantastic Americana
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: English. Originally Published: August 10, 2021 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Yesterday . . . a giant lost himself in America, forever running from the supernatural killers who pursued him, and a witch formed one last spell in hopes of resurrecting her murdered son. Today . . . a desperate mother bargains with wolves, and a man frozen in memories chases a magic portal that might finally lead him to his true love. Tomorrow...
A Few Last Words for the Late Immortals
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Originally Published: November 16, 2021 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This retrospective Michael Bishop collection of fifty short pieces (thirty-four stories, fifteen poems or prose-poems, and one amusing Moon-based play about writing SF, "The Grape Jelly and Mustard Method") spans the author's entire career, from "Asytages's Dream," written while Bishop was a college student, to "Yahweh's Hour," an acerbic but...
Genesys X
Series: Eddie Piedmont Novels, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,360. Language: English. Originally Published: November 10, 2020 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Part noir science-fiction and part twisted new-take on Greek myth, Genesys X is a page-turning police procedural featuring an unforgettable haunted detective. Los Angeles, 2041. Derma ads have replaced skin tattoos; the Nike Swoosh is projected onto the full moon, and digital sponsor logos run along the side of every police sedan. But the city...
Rain Music
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,870. Language: English. Originally Published: November 16, 2021 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
There's magic in the forest and it sings . . . Truman Starkey heard it once, there in the ancient rain forest. A song that could raise the dead, a song that could bend time to its will. A song that might finally solve the puzzle of what Truman has lost—his ability to compose music. But every magic needs fuel, and this magic, this song, demands a...
McDowell's Ghost
Series: The Jack Cady Collection. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,060. Language: English. Originally Published: July 13, 2021 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A novel of transcendental horror and vengeance from the author of The Well and The Jonah Watch. In the heart of the deep south, where memories of a war long over still simmer, Dan McDowell is pursued by a chilling apparition—the spectral image of his great-grandfather... a family horror almost too awful to comprehend. Destined to learn the secret of his family's past, McDowell is constrained to...
If Dragon's Mass Eve Be Cold and Clear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,130. Language: English. Originally Published: November 5, 2019 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Santaman came reeking of love into this place and we did not know him . . . "There are common themes in Ken's work. Of love and faith and a world full of half-understood legends; beliefs dissolving around you. Of people, plunging forward, trying to do the right thing. Of trying to find a way forward, even if we don't really know if the Santaman will ever come again, and we aren't quite sure...
Street
Series: The Jack Cady Collection. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,630. Language: English. Originally Published: August 7, 2020 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Pacific Northwest is no stranger to serial killers, and when bodies start to pile up in Seattle and the police have no clue, it falls to the denizens of the streets of Seattle to bring this new murderer to justice. Working out of an abandoned church they call "Sanctuary," an unlikely group of five craft an unusual plan. Led by an unnamed actor with the mystical ability to assume any role he...
Cat Pictures Please
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,940. Language: English. Originally Published: August 6, 2020 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Acclaimed writer Naomi Kritzer's marvelous tales of science fiction and fantasy are now collected in Cat Pictures and Other Stories. Here are seventeen short stories, including her Hugo Award-winning story "Cat Pictures Please," which is about what would happen if artificial intelligence was born out of our search engine history. Two stories are...
A Slice of the Dark and Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,940. Language: English. Originally Published: November 22, 2022 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
​If you got a mysterious box that said, Do Not Open, would you open it? If your fingers revolted and wanted a different job, would you agree? If you came from a race of giants, or thought about becoming Death's lover, or couldn't get rid of a lover no matter how hard you tried, what would you do? These stories contain unusual problems, like...
The Girls with Kaleidoscope Eyes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,180. Language: English. Originally Published: August 13, 2019 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Analog Stories for a Digital Age Ranging from flash to full novella lengths, the ten pieces featured here include stories about time travel and the 1939 World's Fair, a tendentious man/dog relationship on Mars, a spam-blocker program that incidentally shuts down the universe, giant artworks among the nearly immortal, Einstein channeled by a...
Anthems Outside Time and Other Strange Voices
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,270. Language: English. Originally Published: July 14, 2020 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Curator's notes from an art exhibition. Exam questions. A children's social-studies textbook. An end-user license agreement from God. From Nebula-nominated author Kenneth Schneyer comes this collection spanning the range from fantasy to science fiction to horror to political speculative fiction. Representing more than a decade of work, these 26...
All Worlds are Real: Short Fictions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,410. Language: English. Originally Published: November 12, 2019 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
NOMINATED FOR THE 2020 PHILIP K. DICK AWARD Beautifully crafted, unfailingly strange, and always moving, Susan Palwick's stories shift effortlessly between fantasy and science fiction, magical realism and horror. Here you will encounter aliens, ghosts, and robots, along with a colorful assortment of eccentric and vulnerable humans. You will see...
Dark Dreaming
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,790. Language: English. Originally Published: July 19, 2022 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
The dream always started the same... Psychologist Meredith Morgan understands the how and why of dreams. She understands that dreams are how our subconscious mind tells us things we are too busy to notice. It was a nearly senseless dream... She understands that some see dreams as prophetic, as the future reaching back and giving us a clue as to...
Hellhounds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,620. Language: English. Originally Published: November 22, 2022 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
In this sequel to the novelette Mingus Fingers, authors David Sandner and Jacob Weisman follow Kenny, a talented musician who learned from jazz great Charles Mingus how to "play in the soul." Kenny has always had an affinity for rabbits and butterflies, believing that butterflies are broken souls waiting to return. ​When Kenny goes missing, his...
How to Get to Apocalypse and Other Disasters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,510. Language: English. Originally Published: November 9, 2021 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The apocalypse can take many forms. Possibly our end will come by way of an addictive cell phone game that manipulates its users into a crowd-sourced mass murder. Or perhaps our downfall involves aliens drugging us into bliss and then taking it away. Maybe it'll be technological redundancy that leaves loved ones without a purpose, or...
Dare
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,340. Language: English. Originally Published: August 17, 2021 by Fairwood Press. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Sports
This mainstream thriller from the late Ken Rand was completed before his passing. It recalls Rand's own insider experience with auto daredevil shows in the 1970s and 1980s. ​Just as devastating medical bills are about to force the Ian McGinnis Auto Daredevil Thrill Show into bankruptcy, a tire company dangles a huge sponsorship that could save the show and family fortunes. But, of course, there...

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