Secret Fire Press

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Secret Fire Press publishes short fiction and novels in all genres, the common link among them a feel of myth or mystery.

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  • The Society of Secret Cats on July 06, 2011

    Fun story about a cat who guards his little girl from scary monsters in her dreams, with a great theory about how those monsters end up under the bed. I agree with White Sun Press's point that the story seems almost too big for a short story, but regardless a fun read!
  • The Taste of Shrimp on July 06, 2011

    A short story about taking a chance on love and the choice between the comfort zone and the unknown. Another good one by Laura Ware, with deep feelings running under the surface--just like the untamed Oregon coast that serves as a backdrop for this heart-filled romance.
  • Rook: Allie's War Book One on July 28, 2011

    Rook: Allie's War, Book One introduces an epic fantasy world in which humanity is not alone--it shares the earth with a race of mysterious seers. An underground war that will change the face of the world and the fate of both races bursts to the surface and into the life of our heroine, Allie, who learns after a lifetime of believing herself to be human that she is a seer with a very special destiny. With compelling characters in such a rich, fascinating re-imagining of our world, Rook: Allie's War, Book One offers a wild ride of a read.
  • Chasing the Minotaur on Sep. 09, 2011

    In Chasing the Minotaur, Terry Hayman has crafted an emotional powerhouse of a story. After the loss of his wife and the estrangement of his relationship with his daughter, renowned and reclusive painter Emery Lake's journey takes him across an ocean to a countryside steeped in mystery and magic. What he finds there makes him wonder about his sanity. The carefully closed life he has built for himself falls apart. His survival--and his daughter's--depends on finding strength and determination he doesn't think he's got. This is a story about the difficulty of finding oneself and the will to live again after unimaginable loss. It's also a book about the many shades of love and depths of the soul, and art's ability to incite passion and wonder in the world. A wonderful read.
  • Afterburn on Jan. 26, 2012
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    Karen Abrahamson's Afterburn is a grab-you-by-the-collar, won't-let-go urban fantasy with a compelling heroine in Vallon Drake. She does what she believes to be right no matter the consequences. Vallon's agency polices the changes caused by "Gifted" with the ability to reshape the world. With agents dying and a battle shaping up between her agency and Homeland Security, Vallon must solve the mystery of a new force more powerful than anyone has encountered to save her friends, her love, herself, and hundreds of thousands of innocents. Rich with original magic and a gritty, well-drawn world, and spiced with mystery, suspense, and sexy romance, Afterburn is a hell of a read. Looking forward to the next Vallon Drake book!
  • Afterburn on Jan. 26, 2012

    Karen Abrahamson's Afterburn is a grab-you-by-the-collar, won't-let-go urban fantasy with a compelling heroine in Vallon Drake. She does what she believes to be right no matter the consequences. Vallon's agency polices the changes caused by "Gifted" with the ability to reshape the world. With agents dying and a battle shaping up between her agency and Homeland Security, Vallon must solve the mystery of a new force more powerful than anyone has encountered to save her friends, her love, herself, and hundreds of thousands of innocents. Rich with original magic and a gritty, well-drawn world, and spiced with mystery, suspense, and sexy romance, Afterburn is a hell of a read. Looking forward to the next Vallon Drake book!