The Atrocity Engine (Custodians of the Cosmos Book 1)

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World War Cthulhu: A Collection of Lovecraftian War Stories

The world is at war against things that slink and gibber in the darkness, and titans that stride from world to world, sewing madness and death. War has existed in one form or another since the dawn of human civilization, Read more

The Xothic Cycle

The late Lin Carter was a prolific writer and anthologist of horror and fantasy with over eighty titles to his credit. His tales of Mythos horror are loving tributes to H. P. Lovecraft's 'revision' tales and to August Derleth's stories 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…

Conan: City of the Dead

Conan: City of the Dead
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Two epics in one hardcover as Conan the mercenary faces hideously transformed wizards and undead creatures in action-packed fantasy combining Robert E. Howard’s trademark sword and sorcery with concepts straight out of Lovecraftian horror.

Combines the classic Conan and the Emerald Lotus with the all-new, original Conan and the Living Plague.

The long-awaited follow-up to Conan and the Emerald Lotus brings John C. Hocking back to the sagas of the Cimmerian.

In Conan and the Emerald Lotus, the seeds of a deadly, addictive plant grant sorcerers immense power, but turn its users into inhuman killers.

In the exclusive, long-awaited sequel Conan and the Living Plague, a Shemite wizard seeks to create a serum to use as a lethal weapon. Instead he unleashes a hideous monster on the city of Dulcine. Hired to loot the city of its treasures, Conan and his fellows in the mercenary troop find themselves trapped in the depths of the city’s keep. To escape, they must defeat the creature, its plague-wracked undead followers, then face Lovecraftian horrors beyond mortal comprehension.

Sigyn of Asgard: Volume One: The Vultures will Know and Other Tales

Sigyn of Asgard: Volume One: The Vultures will Know and Other Tales
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Not satisfied with the austere life offered by her barbaric homeland, Sigyn wanders southward to tread the dust of such exotic lands as Greece, Egypt, Persia, and still more wondrous locales, all the while contending with warriors, wizards, and the grim forces of the outer gulfs.
Set in the myth-shrouded era of the Bronze Age Collapse. The Sigyn tales hearken back to the glory days of weird pulp fantasy.

book 2 here

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.

One Lash to Kill

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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The Best of Jim Baen’s Universe

The Best of Jim Baen's Universe
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Astounding Tales! (Also Amazing and Astonishing!)

Tell the truth: you flat-out love science fiction and fantasy. Time travel. Space opera. Alternate history. Doesn’t matter. What you love is the story. The great idea. The adventure and action. That good old-fashioned science fiction staple, the Sense of Wonder.

We know exactly how you feel. Here’s the best of the best: new science fiction tales told by the likes of David Drake, Gregory Benford, Gene Wolfe, Esther Friesner, Mike Resnick, John Barnes, and L. E. Modesitt, Jr. The list of award-winning story-tellers and brilliant new talent goes on and on. More important: here are stories that grip you. Transport you. Expand your universe. Make you late for important appointments like bedtime and supper!

Edited by New York Times best-seller and creator of the hugely-popular “Ring of Fire” series, Eric Flint, a master story-teller in his own right, these tales are all taken from the e-pages of Jim Baen’s Universe, the new standard in science fiction storytelling created and inspired by publisher and editor Jim Baen, whose nose for a great story made him a science fiction legend!

see also The Best of Jim Baen’s Universe II 

The Taint and Other Novellas

Prior to the first American publication of Brian Lumley’s ground-breaking, dead-waking, best-selling Necroscope in 1988 – the first novel in a long-lived, much-loved series – this British author had for 20 years been earning himself something of a reputation writing short stories, novellas, and a series of novels set against H. P. Lovecraft’s cosmic Cthulhu Mythos backdrop

. A soldier in 1967, serving in Berlin with the Royal Military Police, Lumley jump-started his literary career by writing to August Derleth, the then-dean of macabre publishers at his home in Sauk City, Wisconsin, telling of his fascination with the Mythos, and purchasing books by the Old Gentleman of Providence, RI. In addition, he sent a page or two of written work allegedly culled from the various forbidden or black books of the Mythos. Suitably impressed, the master of Arkham House invited Lumley to write something solid in the Mythos as a possible contribution to a new volume he was currently contemplating, to be titled – what else but? – Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos.

And as might well be imagined, that set everything in motion. Forty years have passed since then and a good many words of Mythos fiction written, including critically acclaimed and award-nominated work, stories that have appeared in prestigious magazines such as Fantasy & Science Fiction, and hardcover volumes from publishers all over the world from the USA to China and the United Kingdom to Russia. But while Lumley’s novels are all currently available, many of them in hardcover format, his Mythos short stories and novellas have until now remained uncollected.

Here in this volume are found the novellas; the future companion volume will contain the short stories. And thus the very best of Brian Lumley’s works in this sub-genre, including such recent tales as “The Hymn” and “The Taint”, are collected and presented for the first time in audio format…

Lincoln’s Wizard (Dragons of the Confederacy)

Lincoln's Wizard (Dragons of the Confederacy)
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Washington has fallen! Legions of ‘grays’—dead soldiers reanimated on the battlefield and pressed back into service of the Southern Cause—have pushed the lines as far north as the Ohio River. Lincoln has moved the government of the United States to New York City. He needs to stop the juggernaut of the Southern undead ‘abominations’ or the North will ultimately fall. But Allan Pinkerton, his head of security, has a plan…

The Northern newspapers are heralding Braxton Wright as the Hero of Parkersburg, but the engineer who designed the Northern walking monitors—Tall Guns—knows the truth. He acted more out of panic than heroism and is certain he got his best friend, physician Lawrence Hancock, killed in the cold waters of the Ohio as a result. What he would like is to be forgotten.

But at Pinkerton’s urging, Lincoln sends Braxton on a mission aboard General Sherman’s airship deep into Southern territory. He will find Hattie Lawton, the woman who is the North’s most capable spy, and together, they must stop the Southern undead from rising again!