Finding the Way: Tales of Valdemar

The Heralds of Valdemar are an ancient order, drawn from all across the land, from all walks of life, and at all ages, these unusual individuals are Gifted with abilities beyond those of normal men and women. They are Mindspeakers, FarSeers, Empaths, ForeSeers, Firestarters, FarSpeakers, and more. Sought and Chosen by mysterious horse-like Companions, they are bonded for life to these telepathic, enigmatic creatures.   [Read more...]

Love and Rockets

edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Kerrie Hughes Space...the final frontier. Or is it? Many say there's no frontier more forbidding than a romantic relationship between a man and a woman. But what if one's a human, and the other's an alien? Here is an original collection of space opera stories where authors take love […]

Cover to Cover #430A: Nancy Kilpatrick

Interview: Mike and Mike talk with Nancy Kilpatrick, editor of the recent Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead anthology from EDGE SF.

Nancy talks about her long-running fascination with vampires, how they may evolve in future tales, and how the stories and this anthology came about.   [Read more...]

Trio of Sorcery

Mercedes Lackey presents three exciting short urban fantasy novels featuring three resourceful heroines and three different takes on the modern world and on magics both modern and ancient.   [Read more...]

Side Jobs: Stories from the Dresden Files

Stories from The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher As Chicago's only professional wizard, Harry Dresden has had cases that have pitted him against insane necromancers, power-hungry faerie queens, enigmatic dark wizards, fallen angels -- pretty much a "who's who" of hell and beyond -- with the stakes in each case ranging from a lone human […]


edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg Science fiction is the literature of what if, and steampunk takes the what if along a particular time stream. What if steam power was combined with future tech in the Victorian era? How would that era change, and how would it change our present and future? From […]

Cover to Cover #421B: Theme and Variations

Interview: Mike and Mike chat with author Michelle M. Welch about her current audio project, Theme and Variations. Currently in the middle of Volume 2, the audio short story anthology consists of speculative fiction with a musical theme.

Michelle talks about how Theme and Variations came about, and the feedback from authors and fans alike, and the likelyhood of breaking this type of anthology out into other genres.   [Read more...]

Sympathy for the Devil

Stories of the Devil edited by Tim Pratt 35 stories, from classics to the cutting edge, exploring the many sides of Satan, Lucifer, the Lord of the Flies, the Father of Lies, the Prince of the Powers of the Air and Darkness, the First of the Fallen... and a Man of Wealth and Taste. Sit […]

Review: The Machineries of Joy: a Collection by Ray Bradbury

I don’t think I can recommend Ray Bradbury’s writings any more highly than Neil Gaiman does in his introduction to the latest printing of The Machineries of Joy, but I’ll try anyway. I’ve enjoyed Bradbury since I first clutched a used copy of The Illustrated Man at age 13, but I think I just fell in love with his prose all over again.   [Read more...]

Wings of Fire

edited by Jonathan Strahan and Marianne S. Jablon Dragons: Fearsome fire-breathing foes, scaled adversaries, legendary lizards, ancient hoarders of priceless treasures, serpentine sages with the ages' wisdom, and winged weapons of war... Wings of Fire brings you all these dragons, and more, seen clearly through the eyes of many of today's most popular authors, including […]

The Dragon Book

Magical Tales from the Masters of Modern Fantasy edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois

Zombie Raccoons & Killer Bunnies

edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Kerrie Hughes

The Ghost Quartet

All Original Stories by Brian Lumley, Orson Scott Card, Marvin Kaye and Tanith Lee edited by Marvin Kaye

Gamer Fantastic

edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Kerrie Hughes

In the Hunt: Unauthorized Essays on Supernatural

Edited by Forward by Keith R.A. DeCandido

Fast Forward 2

edited by Lou Anders