The Learning Curve by Jameson Currier, short story book cover artwork

“The Learning Curve” by Jameson Currier

Everyone else thinks they’re the perfect couple, but out-of-work actors about to embark on new career paths can be slow to realize it.

Construction Project by Desirina Boskovich, short story book cover artwork

“Construction Project” by Desirina Boskovich

They know the creature is coming for them as it came for their parents. It’s in their blood, and with nowhere to run, they have no choice but to transform their apartment into…

Black by Max Booth III, short story book cover artwork

“Black” by Max Booth III

Charlie Lansdale would rather die than face the darkness he’s indebted to, but death has never been an option.

Schrödinger's Rat by David James Keaton, short story book cover artwork

“Schrödinger’s Rat” by David James Keaton

Can the last white inmate they nickname Holmes figure out the mysteries in the prison before eight-balls nabs him?

The Children and the Gardener by Amber Sparks, short story book cover artwork

“The Children and the Gardener” by Amber Sparks

If children grow up on an island surrounded by prisoners, they’re bound to become wise in ways of protecting themselves.

Appetite by Jon McGoran, short story book cover artwork

“Appetite” by Jon McGoran

He’s been the lab rat long enough, and sick of being ridiculed for his appearance. When he’s struck by an idea that will solve all his problems at once, he devotes his life to…

Rental by Jack Murnighan, short story book cover artwork

“Rental” by Jack Murnighan

Every other week, they rent an apartment on airbnb. They choose the listings randomly, show up, and christen everything they can with their desire.

The Cage by A.M. Dellamonica, short story book cover artwork

“The Cage” by A.M. Dellamonica

When Jude gets involved with Paige, the twin sister of a murdered werewolf, she can’t imagine how it will end.