Interrogation 1 by @ruthisruthis

Nº11 in the Platypus Press 2412 chapbook series [if I have a purpose it is not to investigatemelancholy / without inviting all its cousins, loose & close – ARE YOU MAKINGART BECAUSE YOU’RE SEPARATE?] *** (PlatypusPress, 11 December 2016, ebook, 12 pages, freebie from the publisher)  *** GET A FREE COPY This is my first…

Falls the Shadow by @skiphorack

A North Carolina combat vet finds himself far from home on the front lines of an environmental battle to save the planet in an award-winning author’s provocative story of a twenty-first-century Wild West. Joel Dunbar, the last branch of an Appalachian family tree, accepts a mysterious invitation from a billionaire plutocrat to attend a conservation…

Empire (Scarlet City #3) by Rebecca Gablé

This Original multicast drama blends history with fiction to tell the story of Jonah, a young apprentice from London who raises himself from poverty by wit and luck to become one of the most powerful merchants of the age. A true rags-to-riches tale, Jonah’s journey spans the breadth of human experience, from the intricacies of…

The Forbidden Place Susanne Jansson

In the North Swedish wetlands lies Mossmarken: the village on the edge of the mire where, once upon a time, people came to leave offerings to the gods. Biologist Nathalie came in order to study the peat bogs. But she has a secret: Mossmarken was once her home, a place where terrible things happened. She…

There’s No Place like Home by@EdanL

In a climate-ravaged future, it’s not easy to grow up. One girl is trying her best in a story about global catastrophe and personal chaos, by the New York Times bestselling author of California. Thirteen-year-old Vic is of the Youngest Generation, fixed in prepubescence after a catastrophic environmental degradation. She’s also her father’s favourite student….

Interval’s Night by @RobertOkaji

Nº10 in the Platypus Press 2412 chapbook series *** [Always the sense of negation, of winnowing those bits you once were – THE MATHEMATICS OF DYING]  *** (Platypus Press, 10 December 2016, ebook, 12 pages, freebie from the publisher) *** GET A FREE COPY *** This poetry chapbook uses an unconventional layout with double spaces…

In Transit by @gkkfjxfjppg

Nº9 in the Platypus Press 2412 chapbook series *** [I keep asking myself who I am / Lost / in the cold & unforgiving echo / of my hopeless/hopeful voice – HEAR]  *** (Platypus Press, 9 December 2016, ebook, 12 pages, freebie from the publisher) *** GET A FREE COPY *** This is my first…

Controller by @JesseKellerman

What happens when temperatures flare between a mother and son? A few degrees make all the difference in this New York Times bestselling author’s blazingly chilling story of psychological terror. It’s the hottest winter on record, but Raymond’s demanding, bedridden mother doesn’t mind. She likes it warm. Lately, however, control over the thermostat has become…

Boca Raton by @legroff

A mother’s latent fears rise as relentlessly as the Florida seas in a startling story of a planet, and an imagination, under pressure, by the New York Times bestselling author of Fates and Furies. During an eco-friendly clean-up at the beach, Ange finds something horrifying in the brush. The sickening, heart-breaking evidence of an irreversibly…

The Man in the Picture by @susanhillwriter

An extraordinary ghost story from a modern master, published just in time for Halloween. In the apartment of Oliver’s old professor at Cambridge, there is a painting on the wall, a mysterious depiction of masked revellers at the Venice carnival. On this cold winter’s night, the old professor has decided to reveal the painting’s eerie…