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by Ariel Kroon

Things tend to disappear, these days.

Take the road signs, for example. Dougie lives in the old van parked on the corner of Main and Eltshire Street, and the sign had always been there, pointing the way to the cathedral or to the mall, if you wanted to go that way. 708 more words

Science Fiction Stories

MP Shiel: The Purple Cloud

A very late Gothic tale (1901) over-written in the purple(!) and breathless prose of Frankenstein and other novels of that ilk, it’s another tale of apocalypse: disaster this time is linked to the first (sacrilegious) attempt to reach the North Pole: a purple cloud of cyanide gas swirls around the planet annihilating all living beings, save our narrator (and his later-to-be-discovered female counterpart…). 243 more words



There are books, and there are epics, Dustlands is an epic. The final story in the Blood Red Road series finds Saba, Lugh, Ellie and the remaining Free Hawks and eager to cause DeMalo and the Ton Ton some trouble after the epic battle at Resurrection. 484 more words

Book Reviews

SUBMISSIONS CLOSED: The Sirens Call Issue 16 - Apocalyptic Fiction

Submissions for the 16th issue of The Sirens Call have closed. We’d like to thank all of the authors who submitted their apocalyptic stories for our consideration and we will be in touch shortly! 52 more words

Sirens Call Publications

I'm baaaack!

I’m baaaaack!

Those of you expecting Jack, I apologize–it’s just me. I had thought about dumping this blog and starting over from scratch. I’ve been busy writing, just not writing here, but  K has been nagging begging me to start blogging again. 667 more words

No spoilers. It's important. If you review without spoiling, thank you.

Just posted this on Facebook because I’m fed up:

Just read my second review of This Plague of Days that contains a spoiler or a strong hint of a spoiler. 120 more words

This Plague Of Days

New Release -- Tall, Dark & Apocalyptic by Sam Cheever

Apart they are pain and death…apocalyptic. Together they are fire and magic…destiny.

He’s a warrior, a bounty hunter in a world turned upside down. She’s his latest bounty…a creature of dark power. 1,297 more words

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