The Atrocity Engine (Custodians of the Cosmos Book 1)

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Darker Than Weird: Fourteen Tales of Horror

From celebrated fantasist John R. Fultz comes a collection of dark and varied tales of horror. As did his 2021 fantasy collection, Worlds Beyond Worlds, Darker Than Weird showcases Fultz's talent for creating compelling characters and stories in fantastic and inventively horrifying worlds. Dark science Read more

The Clown Service

Toby Greene has been reassigned. The Department: Section 37 Station Office, Wood Green. The Boss: August Shining, an ex-Cambridge, Cold War-era spy. The Mission: Charged with protecting Great Britain and its interests from paranormal terrorism. The Threat: An old enemy has returned, and with Read more

Men in Black meets Hellraiser in this rollicking mash-up of urban fantasy and cosmic horror from four-time Bram Stoker Award-Winning author Tim Waggoner.

Creatures from dark dimensions infesting your home? Demonic beings trying to drive you insane? Alien gods attempting to destroy your universe?

Just call Maintenance.

This underpaid and overworked secret organization is dedicated to battling forces that seek to speed up Entropy and hasten the Omniverse’s inevitable death.

Neal Hudson is a twenty-year veteran of Maintenance. A surveyor who drives through the streets of Ash Creek, Ohio constantly scanning for the deadly energy known as Corruption. Since the death of his previous partner, Neal prefers to work alone, and he’s not happy when he’s assigned to mentor a rookie.

But they better learn to get along fast.

The Multitude, a group of godlike beings who seek to increase Entropy at every opportunity, are creating an Atrocity Engine. This foul magical device can destroy the Earth, and they don’t care how many innocent lives it takes to build it. (Spoiler alert: It’s a lot!)

Just another day on the job…

Dawn of the Black Sun (The Silver Empire series Book 1)

Dawn of the Black Sun (The Silver Empire series Book 1)
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A martial arts progression fantasy.

In the world of the Silver Empire, there are magical talking swords, martial arts demigods and ancient mysteries lost to time.

Ryushu lives the quiet and boring life of a fisherman’s son until a single day rips his world apart.

Now he must make the journey to the top of the titanic Mount Gharun to learn from the hyo masters–martial artists with the powers of demigods. Can he survive the brutal climb? Does he have the strength, not just of body, but of mind and spirit?

Meanwhile an exile wonders the barrenlands, holding a sword that speaks. He slowly gathers a following as he prepares to take the emperors throne for himself.

Dawn approaches. A Dawn of death and destruction. The Dawn of the Black Sun.

Rex Brandon : Death Warriors (Rex Brandon, Jungle Hunter)

Rex Brandon : Death Warriors (Rex Brandon, Jungle Hunter)
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“FANS OF TARZAN AND DOC SAVAGE WILL FEEL RIGHT AT HOME WITH REX BRANDON.” — PAPERBACKWARRIOR.COM

When geologist and big game hunter Rex Brandon set off into the African jungle to prospect for a rare mineral, he knew he would face dangers. Two previous expeditions on the same mission had never returned. George Traski brought back rich samples from the deep interior — but refused to say where he had found them. Instead, he insisted on mounting a second expedition for a more detailed survey. Then he vanished …
More recently, Professor Shaw and his daughter had followed in Traski’s footsteps … and never came back either. So Brandon decided the time had come for him to search for the mineral deposit, and locate the missing explorers. But he little realised to what horrors and dangers his own safari would be exposed …

The Broken Kingdom: Episode One: Arthur’s Bane (Wormkind Chronicles Book 1)

The Broken Kingdom: Episode One: Arthur's Bane (Wormkind Chronicles Book 1)
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Arthur’s Bane is the first episode in The Broken Kingdom, the first novel in the Wormkind Chronicles, which is an epic fantasy series about the legendary British hero Arthur.

The story ranges across a version of post-Roman Britain in which the various British Kingdoms are almost constantly at war with each other. Meanwhile, desperate Saxon refugees are flooding into Britain from across the seas, driven from their homes by rising sea levels, and worse, the mighty dragon Cythraul, the epitome of evil, has been awoken from its long slumbers and threatens to extinguish all human life . . .

The Wormkind Chronicles will be delivered in episodic form, with a new episode dropping every few months. The first novel The Broken Kingdom will contain four or five episodes, each of about 20,000 words, or 70 pages. The Wormkind Chronicles is expected to be a trilogy.

Violence & Vigilance: Turesia Untamed Book 1

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“A gritty fantasy adventure told with dark, wry wit”

“If you liked the First Law, let me present your new obsession”

“Beautifully descriptive and often poetic”

“A great character-driven story”

“Amazingly written”

“I am a huge Wheel of Time and Cosmere fan and this hit all the right notes for me”

“Magnificent beasts, fantastical locations, and unique weapons”

“An absolutely underrated masterpiece of epic grimdark”

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Violence & Vigilance is book one of Turesia Untamed, an epic fantasy series featuring an eternal vendetta, scars of grief and loss, untethered rage, and hope against all odds.

Irdessa the Undying, a renowned arena fighter in Fohrvylda, has escaped imprisonment but at great cost. Broken and alone, she must outwit and outfight her pursuers.

Basalt Kale, a failed Consonant monk of the lowest order, embarks on a quest to improve Ausgan but discovers vile secrets of his order that he cannot abide.

The heathens of Fohrvylda amass ships and beasts of war to sail the Faithless Sea and assault the monks of Ausgan, who will greet the steel-bearing invaders with elemental destruction.

Violence & Vigilance is a story of survival with dark humor, exotic settings, savage beasts, and damaged characters. If you enjoy the grittiness of Joe Abercrombie’s First Law or the urgency of Pierce Brown’s Red Rising, you’ll love Violence & Vigilance.

Doom of the Dark Delta: A SNAKEHAVEN NOVELLA (The Snakehaven Series Book 1)

Doom of the Dark Delta: A SNAKEHAVEN NOVELLA (The Snakehaven Series Book 1)
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Washed ashore on a jungle-choked island in the delta at the mouth of the great Jehannamun River, Jorras Trevayle has survived an attack by pirates only to find himself in a desperate race to rescue a beautiful young woman from the sinister plans of an evil sorcerer and save himself from becoming the prey of a Nloka Maccumba—one of the giant serpents raised by the inhabitants of this bizarre, perilous land.

DOOM OF THE DARK DELTA is the first novella in the Snakehaven series from bestselling author James Reasoner. Part sword and sorcery, part alternate history, and all action and adventure, it’s a thrilling tale that begins a saga of epic scope. And it all begins here in DOOM OF THE DARK DELTA!

For almost half a century, James Reasoner has been one of the most acclaimed and prolific authors of mysteries, thrillers, historical novels, and Westerns. His books have appeared on the bestseller lists of The New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly. Also, as a longtime reader and scholar of sword and sorcery fiction, he has written numerous articles, essays, and introductions about the work of the genre’s creator, Robert E. Howard, and other sword and sorcery authors.

Sledge vs. The Labyrinth

SLEDGE. “THE ULTIMATE ANTI-HERO.” – Horror Reads

When his former lover, Kiira, finds herself the target of a mysterious dark web assassin network, modern-day gladiator, Einarr “Sledge” Laukkanen, embarks on a blood-spattered mission to uncover who lurks at its heart. But as he bludgeons his way down to its lowest depths, one thing becomes terrifyingly clear:

NO ONE ESCAPES THE LABYRINTH . . .

“THINK REACHER. BUT MEANER AND LEANER.” – EC Greaves, author of Daughter of the Beast

“HORVATH WRITES WITH THE STACCATO PRECISION OF ‘50S NOIR.” – Coy Hall, author of The Promise of Plague Wolves

“A BONE-CRUNCHING ACTION FLICK WITH ALL THE SMOOTH NUANCE AND NARRATIVE INTELLIGENCE OF A GREAT NOIR MASTERPIECE.” – K.C. Finn, Readers’ Favorite 5-star review

“SHARP-WITTED, BLOOD-DRENCHED, AND MOVES WITH THE SPEED OF TRACER FIRE. THIS IS THE ONE ACTION FANS HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR.” – Dave Buzan, author of In the Lair of Legends

“PUNCHY, UNPREDICTABLE, AND HUMOROUS IN THE DARKEST OF WAYS.” – Beard of Darkness Book Reviews

One Lash to Kill

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John Lash didn’t have many friends…and the ones he did have were worth killing for!

John Lash is a second story man. A prowler. A master thief. A criminal.

He doesn’t have many friends…and now he has one less.

When his best friend is murdered, Lash will go to any lengths to find and punish the guilty. He will work hand-in-hand with the police, who would love to put him away for life. He will make a deal with the cowboy-turned arms smuggler. He will even partner with the devil himself, a cartel kingpin looking for the Holy Grail, just to get his revenge.

Entangled with his friend’s beautiful sister and the drug lord’s gorgeous niece, Lash will have plenty of distractions on his mission…if all the flying lead doesn’t put a premature end to his hunt!

Pulp crime laced with action, One Lash to Kill is a throwback to a bygone era of paperback publishing. It’s packed with all the sex and violence those yellowed titles promised, delivered in a short, taut story that moves at the pace of a freight train. If modern thrillers are too “safe” for you, step into John Lash’s world. You might be surprised at what you find.

Highballs and High Kicks (The Bartender Book 1)

Highballs and High Kicks (The Bartender Book 1)
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A deadly fight club in San Francisco just made their first mistake…they hired a new bartender!

Beneath a dive bar in San Francisco lies a secret club…a fight club where the city’s tech elite can pay to watch the dregs of society fight lethal deathmatches. It’s a slaughter every Saturday night! The victims are nameless. The police disinterested. And no one seems to be able to stop them.

Until they hired the wrong bartender.

Brodie isn’t a cop. She’s just a bartender. But she was friends with Lewis Tanner, one of the fight club’s victims. Now she’s going to tear them apart from the inside. She mixes a mean Tom Collins…and an even meaner spin kick!

A new series from the mind of R. J. Calder, the creator of Frenzi, The Bartender is fast-paced action from start to finish. If you’re a fan of the low-budget direct-to-video action flicks of the 90s, this was made for you! This novella is 20,000 words of martial arts soaked thrills! A cocktail of fists, fury, and bullets!

Immaculate Scoundrels (The SCALEBORN Series)

Immaculate Scoundrels (The SCALEBORN Series)
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Yhorom: A shining empire more than 5,000 years old, built on the might of its swords and its sorcery.

Yhorom: Home to the venerable City of Masters, where sorcerers can live up to a thousand years.

Yhorom: A seething battleground where elite factions plot to steal the kingdom’s future, while others search only for their next big score.

Thold breaks out of prison to pursue a mystical vision. But is he really a favored son of the Moon Goddess? Or simply a faithless ex-monk turned bandit and completely out of his mind?

Yuhai searches the Outer Provinces for scaleborn wizards and witches. Is she out to destroy them all, or does this magical harvesting serve some greater purpose?

Together they assemble a crew of outlaws brave or foolish enough to cross the haunted desert, searching for a treasure lost to the ages. Is this a righteous quest blessed by divine forces, or a clever trap set by the ruthless Masters of Yhorom? Either way, their expedition will unearth the forgotten horrors of history and unleash a power beyond mortal comprehension.

IMMACULATE SCOUNDRELS is the first volume of the SCALEBORN Series.

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