Many thanks to my arch-nemesis, Dave Tackett of the QuasarDragon. Your links, sir… they are delicious.
What’s special about today’s free fiction?
- Anaea Lay’s story, “Your Cities”, is a definite twist on what redditors like me call “cityporn”.
- The Queen Gene by Jennifer Coburn is pretty hot on Amazon right now.
- Some Poul Anderson from 1954: “The Chapter Ends”.
- Allegory #19.46 – Fall 2012
- @Black Gate: “The Daughter’s Dowry” by Aaron Bradford Starr [Fantasy]
- Black Petals #61
- @Daily Science Fiction: “Blue Sand” by Caroline M Yoachim [Science Fiction]
- @Legend of the Five Rings: “Seeds of Decay: The Mantis” by Seth Mason [Fantasy]
- @Lightspeed: “Nearly Departed” by Pat Cadigan [Science Fiction]
- @Lightspeed: “The Black Bird” by David Barr Kirtley [Fantasy] (also available in audio)
- @Mad Scientist Journal: “Coda” by Eryk Pruitt [Time Travel]
- @Mindflights: “The Cloak” by Davyne DeSye [Fantasy]
- @Short-Story.me: “A Romance of The Melusine” by James Boden [Fantasy]
- @Short-Story.me: “Fred” by Jeffery T.Ford [Science Fiction]
- Yellow Mama #34 [Horror/Noir]
- @Author’s Site: “Clay Feet” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch [Fantasy]
- @Author’s Site: “Dark Rides” by Rachel Caine [Horror]
Written – Serialized
- @Author’s Site: Trust by David Moody – Chapter 24 [“Anti-” Science Fiction]
- Beam Me Up! #335 – “Skull Island” by Bart Meehan and “The Last Line” by Kevin Picket [Science Fiction]
- @Clarkesworld: “England under the White Witch” by Theodora Goss
- @Lightspeed: “The Black Bird” by David Barr Kirtley [Fantasy]
- Pseudopod #303 – Flash On The Borderlands XIII – Responsible Parties [Horror]
- Toasted Cake #42 – “Your Cities” by Anaea Lay [Fantasy]
Audio – Serialized
- @19 Nocturne Boulevard: Warp’d Space #012 – Aftermath by Kimberley Poole [Science Fiction]
- Cast of Wonders #56 – “Empty Pockets – Part 1” by James Isaac [YA Fantasy]
- Classic Tales Podcast #283 – “Carmilla, Part 2 of 4” by J. Sheridan Le Fanu [Horror]
Free eBooks (at time of listing)
- Alien Hunter, Star Trooper by David Scholes [Science Fiction Novel]
- “The Boy in the Lot” by Ronald Malfi [Horror Short Story]
- Creepers by Bryan Dunn [Horror Novel]
- Darkness Falls by Jessica Sorensen [YA Fantasy Novel – First of Series]
- Go Back by Marissa Farrar [Contemporary Fantasy Novelette]
- Phate: The Cosmic Fairy Tale by Jason Alan [Epic Fantasy Novel]
- The Queen Gene by Jennifer Coburn [Humor / Horror Novel]
- @Project Gutenberg:
Free Audiobooks (at time of listing)
- Pariah Planet by Murray Leinster [Science Fiction Novella]
- @Harper Voyager: Excerpt from Angel’s Ink by Jocelynn Drake [Urban Fantasy]
Have suggestions for Free Fiction? Please let me know.