Fiction

The lake in my dreams is always frozen. It is never the lake in summer, its water stained black by the shadows of pine trees, or the lake in fall, its surface stitched into a quilt of red and gold, or…Read more

SF & Fantasy

“Hob!” Mag said, her hazel eyes wide with surprise. Even after so many months, her short hair, dyed black, still didn’t look right to Hob. Not even with the sunset softening the harsh contrast between that and her miner-pale skin.…Read more

Teen & YA

Sawkill Girls
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Sawkill Girls

Claire Legrand

Thora had disappeared seven months ago, and they’d never found the body.  No one had any answers other than the usual litany: you kids shouldn’t run around on the cliffs, they’re too dangerous, haven’t we told you that a million…Read more

Fiction

The Time Between
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The Time Between

Karen White

In the back corner of Pete’s Bar, I sat on the piano bench, sipping my third scotch and soda, and felt the edges of my life begin to blur. I never got so drunk that I couldn’t play, just drunk…Read more