Falling Sky by James Patrick Riser
Following a devastating world war, the surface of the planet has been covered in a substance called Dust, a weapon that can break down the physical make up of entire cities, reducing them to rubble and preventing citizens from rebuilding their lost metropolises for several years. In order to survive, humanity has taken refuge in crowded, underground cities.
Ian Blum is a 15 year old boy living in one such city. His crippling social anxiety confines him to a solitary life at home... Click here for more.
One Stone Left Unturned by Marianna Heusler
At midnight on July 16th, 1918, Tsar Nicholas Romanov and his family were murdered, thus ending the Russian Empire. Historians believe that a peasant by the name of Rasputin was instrumental in the downfall of the dynasty. Because Nicholas thought that Rasputin could cure their son, Alexis, who was suffering from hemophilia, Rasputin was able to influence the Imperial Family.
But what if Rasputin's power did not come from God, as he claimed... Click here for more.
- Terri Talley Venters, author of Carbon Copy and The Return of Copper Cauldron offers a free short story at Four Strong Women.
- Carmen Stefanescu, author of Shadows of the Past, has been interviewed at Porsepine Craving Books.
- John Nelson, author of Against Nature, has been interviewed at Morgan Bailey's website.
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