Apex Book Company

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Apex Book Company is a small press dedicated to publishing quality dark SF, horror, and dark fantasy. Our authors include such esteemed wordsmiths as Gary Braunbeck, Nick Mamatas, Michael A. Burstein, Jennifer Pelland, Dru Pagliasotti, and more.

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Nexhuman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,220. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2018 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
"A thoughtful meditation on what it means to be human and an exciting peek into a world that is just around the corner." James Patrick Kelly (Nebula, Locus, and Hugo Award winner) There is Alba. And there is everything else. In a future threatened by the spread of "kipple" (garbage & trash), Peter Payne is part of a fringe society that scavenges junk to survive.
Yours to Tell: Dialogues on the Art & Practice of Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,990. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2018 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem are no strangers to the writing business. Between the two of them, they have published more than 600 short stories, 20 novels, and 10 short story collections. Not to mention numerous articles, essays, poems, and plays. They've won the World Fantasy Award, British Fantasy Award, and Bram Stoker Award. In this book they go over everything from the mechanics of writi
Close Your Eyes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Welcome to a far future universe that stretches the imagination to breaking, where a ragtag crew of post-human scavengers rage and love on a small ship in the outer reaches of space, and moon-sized asylums trap the unwary in a labyrinth of experimentation in both identity and sanity.
Aetherchrist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,100. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2018 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The digital era: Analog is all but dead, but the rusted towers still strobe on the evening horizon. They project a conflicting myriad of hope, despair and eyeless ghouls who claim to see the world in gigahertz.
Breaking the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,210. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2018 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In 1993, David Koresh predicted the end of the world. What if he was right?
Return to the Lost Level
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,970. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
War has come in this sequel to the best-selling novel THE LOST LEVEL.
Cry Your Way Home
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,180. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
Cry Your Way Home brings together seventeen stories that delve deep into human sorrow and loss, weaving pain, fear, and resilience into beautiful tales that are sure to haunt you long after you turn the last page.
Winterglass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,940. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Winterglass is a sci-fantasy about one woman’s love for her homeland (Sirapirat) and her determination to defeat the Winter Queen who has overtaken the land.
Everything That's Underneath: A Collection of Weird and Horror Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,020. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2017 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Everything That’s Underneath, Kristi DeMeester’s debut powerful horror collection, is full of weird, unsettling tales that recalls the styles of such accomplished storytellers as Laird Barron and Tom Piccirilli.
Throne of the Bastards
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Sword and sorcery collides with horror once again in this sequel to Brian Keene and Steven L. Shrewsbury’s award-winning KING OF THE BASTARDS.
Entertaining Demons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,760. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
Entertaining Demons by Daniel I Russell is at times vicious and at others all too real in the realities of being a teenage girl.
Apex Magazine Issue 98
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2017 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
This month we feature fiction by Eric Schwitzgebel, Rich Larson, Kai Ashante Wilson, and Daniel I. Russell. Nonfiction, interviews, and more.
Mars Girls
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,330. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nanoannie is bored. She wants to go to clubs, wear the latest Earth fashions, and dance with nuke guys. She lives on her family's Mars Pharm with her parents, little sister, and a holo-cat named Fuzzbutt. When Kapera—a friend from online school—shows up at her Pharm asking for help, Nanoannie is quick to jump in the rover and take off. Finally an adventure!
Shine Your Light on Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,470. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
In the heart of a blizzard, in the throes of fanatical entitlement, the townspeople begin to tear the town—and each other—apart, with Aiden and his family trapped in the middle... Shine Your Light on Me is a gripping tale that illuminates the ugly underbelly of humanity. From its tense opening to its explosive finale, the monsters herein are all too real, too familiar.
Greener Pastures
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Occult
In his striking debut collection, Greener Pastures, Michael Wehunt shows why he is a powerful new voice in horror and weird fiction.
Stay Crazy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,500. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When her coworkers start mysteriously dying, Em realizes that she may be the only one who can stop things from getting worse. Now she must convince her therapist she’s not having a relapse and keep her boss from firing her. All while getting her coworker Roger to help enact the plans Escodex conveys to her though the RFID chips in the Savertown USA products. It’s enough to make anyone Stay Crazy.
Ugly As Sin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,110. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
For the first time in over thirty years, Nick returns to his hometown of Midnight, North Carolina. There he will come face to face with old demons, forge new friendships, and make enemies far more dangerous than those who ruined his face, all in a quest to save the granddaughter he’s never met...and maybe find a little bit of redemption along the way.
The Wicked
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,110. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Crime
After a fire consumes the Heller Home for Children, the residents of Morganville, North Carolina thought they knew evil... They were wrong.
Beautiful Sorrows
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,220. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Mercedes M. Yardley’s Beautiful Sorrows is an ephemeral collection encompassing twenty-seven short tales full of devastation, death, longing, and the shining ribbon of hope that binds them all together.
Upside Down: Inverting Tropes in Storytelling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,740. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Upside Down: Inverted Tropes in Storytelling is an anthology of short stories, poetry, and essays edited by Monica Valentinelli and Jaym Gates. Over two dozen authors, ranging from NYT-bestsellers and award winners to debut writers, chose a tired trope or cliche to challenge and surprise readers through their work.
Apex Magazine - Issue 90
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,900. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This issue features E. Catherine Tobler, Erica L. Satifka, Onu-Okpara Chiamaka, Natalia Theodoridou, and Tade Thompson.
Apex Magazine - Issue 89
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine - Issue 59
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine - Issue 58
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine - Issue 57
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine - Issue 56
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine - Issue 22
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine - Issue 11
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine - Issue 35
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
The Kraken Sea
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,900. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The Kraken Sea is a fast paced adventure full of mystery, Fates, and writhing tentacles just below the surface, and in the middle of it all is a boy searching for himself.
Freeze/Thaw
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Gabe Alfil may be the only person alive with enough expertise in quantum computing to solve the problem, but a hiking accident a decade earlier has left him paralyzed, and the key to saving the world requires a dangerous trek across a frozen wasteland.
First Communions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Geoffrey Girard first appeared in Writers of the Future and has since written and sold more than sixty short stories of dark fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Collected here, for the first time, are sixteen of his best, and darkest, tales.
Best of Apex Magazine: Volume 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This anthologies features some of the best original short fiction we've published in Apex Magazine. The content include our numerous award-nominated works, our readers' Story of the Year selections, and personal favorites chosen by Apex Magazine editor-in-chief Jason Sizemore and managing editor Lesley Conner.
Apex Magazine Issue 76
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. A special international SF themed issue! Guest edited by Cristina Jurado.
The Apex Book of World SF: Volume 4
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,140. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Now firmly established as the benchmark anthology series of international speculative fiction, volume 4 of The Apex Book of World SF sees debut editor Mahvesh Murad bring fresh new eyes to her selection of stories.
Apex Magazine Issue 69
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Sing Me Your Scars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,950. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Crime
In her first collection of short fiction, Damien Angelica Walters weaves her lyrical voice through suffering and sorrow, teasing out the truth and discovering hope.
King of the Bastards
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Part sword and sorcery, part extreme horror, King of the Bastards is wild adventure across seas, beaches, and mountains full of horrifying monstrosities, dark magic, and demonic entities.
Apex Magazine Issue 70
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,330. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine Issue 73
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine Issue 72
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine Issue 71
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,310. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This month features Sean Robinson, AC Wise, Naomi Kritzer, Yzabel Ginsberg, Octavia Cade, Keith S. Wilson, and Isabel Yap.
The Lost Level
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,200. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Apex is proud to present the first book in Grand Master Award winner Brian Keene's long-awaited new series, a loving ode to lost world classics like Burroughs's PELLUCIDAR, Howard's ALMURIC, and Lansdale's THE DRIVE-IN, but with a thoroughly modern twist that only Brian Keene could conceive.
Severance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 135,030. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In Severance, the debut novel from famed Cracked.com writer Chris Bucholz, the inhabitants of a generation ark find two unlikely heroes who fight to keep everything together.
Apex Magazine Issue 67
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
War Stories: New Military Science Fiction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,550. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In War Stories: New Military Science Fiction, editors Andrew Liptak and Jaym Gates collects short stories by science fiction and fantasy authors dealing with the effects of war prior, during, and after battle to soldiers and their families.
Apex Magazine Issue 66
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. Edited by Hugo Award-nominated editor Sigrid Ellis.
Apex Magazine Issue 65
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine Issue 64
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine Issue 63
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
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Apex Magazine - Issue 94
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,820. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This month we have fiction by John Hornor Jacobs, Mary Elizabeth Burroughs, and Ken MacLeod.

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