An older woman kisses a pot roast, and a young woman finds a secret closet.
A family dispute at Christmas turns deadly.
A depressed door-to-door seller's day of life. He is trying to sell books in forgotten village in Poland.
Life for boomers in modern America.
Nikki Kanakis reminds herself daily that demons roam the earth. Demons that need to die. Demons like Milton Drummond. Her next target. Number fifteen. A record of sorts for a female assassin.
When her newly-invented time machine is stolen by a teacher, Julia faces a terrible choice.
A bipolar man that reads water meters struggles with a crazy dog named Gucci and a rattlesnake bite.
Margot is a master sommelier living in the angelic shadow of her detective brother Stephen. When Stephen needs her bloodhound nose to help solve a crime, she must decide who's side she's really on.
A maniacal bird torments a man trying to get his job done.
Greg, a middle-aged professor, following the loss of his daughter and the failure of his marriage, relocates to a rented room in the countryside.
A paid memoirist takes a commission somewhere in the global South, to (ghost)write the autobiography of a man named Kroll. Writer and subject are doubles, ambiguously connected.
What if one of the irreplaceble engineers in a matrian colony commits an unforgettable crime?
A researcher collaborates with a prison warden to experiment on inmates. The warden fears being exposed by the leaking of information, but it's a different type of leak they should be worried about.
Julia thought her teacher would be *happy* she's invented a time machine.
An astronaut snaps and inadvertently kicks off a series of brutal murders, but no one really dies.
At 7:50am every weekday morning the mute Calvin leaves the homeless mission and walks to the abandoned Tomorrow Technologies building. Today Helen finds out what's drawing him him there.
A husband's dirty secret is hurting his marriage and professional life.
A down and out TV evangelist receives a visit from an Alien who wants to meet Jesus Christ. E.T. meets Leap of Faith.
This is a story of a bet gone bad.
A successful businessman journeys to a hostel in an Indonesian jungle to repay his debt for twenty years of good fortune.
The Preeminent is a noir-like story that takes place well into a dystopian future where five families control everything and someone is out to eliminate one of them.
A boy under the cancerous spell of his abusive father. A town under the deprived grip of misogyny and violence. Both stunted and silenced with fear.
Six decades after the Phaeton-Earther War a Phaeton survivor of Shackleton Crater, a lunar POW camp, suspects his dying friend of forty years was an Earther guard at that very camp.
A horror-love story.
mark william mills
How brief encounters with the people in his neighborhood inspire empathy in an elderly man.