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About Ed Ahern
Ed Ahern resumed writing after forty odd years in foreign intelligence and international sales. He’s had nearly two hundred poems and stories published so far, and three books. His collected fairy and folk tales, The Witch Made Me Do It, a novella, The Witches’ Bane, and his collected fantasy stories, Capricious Visions. He works the other side of writing at Bewildering Stories, where he sits on the review board and manages a posse of five review editors.
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Welcome to the Future Days Anthology.
17 authors imagine a future with thrilling tales, starships, unlikely heroes and exotic aliens all of which combine to make Future Days a must-read sci-fi fantasy short story collection.
Featuring USA TODAY bestselling author Christopher Nuttall. Amazon bestselling sci-fi authors Rick Partlow and PP Corcoran and award-winning author RB Kelly, alongside rising stars in the sci-fi fantasy genre.
“The Good Citizen” by Aline Boucher Kaplan
Out of work? Need to pay the bills? Don’t worry the government is looking for a few good people to work in the colonies. And, oh yeah, its compulsory.
“Cell Effect” by Christopher Cousins
Saiden has abilities. Abilities the government wants to weaponize. Only one thing stands in their way, Ret Saiden.
“Greener Pastures” by Justin C. Fulton
When the line between a utopian virtual world and harsh reality become blurred, the choices we make can be fatal.
“Orbital Burn” by David M. Hoenig
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Who would have thought convicted criminal Slade would be one of them?
“A Winter’s Day” by Edward Ahern
Ever-Young Cryogenics promise its clients a brief spell of life every decade. But, what happens when your family grow old and die, but you don’t?
“Colony” by Gunnar De Winter
In a hierarchical society decided by birth, instructions must be followed. Unless you are a radical and want to destroy the system.
“The Pink Shar-Ship Switcher” by James Worrad
Jada is a businesswoman intent on climbing the corporate ladder by sealing a lucrative deal. That is, until a Being from another reality intervenes.
“Custodian” by Johnny Pez
Only a special kind of person volunteers to stay awake during the long voyages between the stars while the rest of the crew sleeps. But what happens when he gets lonely?
“The Caller” by Lisa Timpf
A job she hates on a world with too many problems. But what if she can escape to a new world and start again? Can she leave everything she knows, and loves, behind?
“The Trickle-Down Effect” by Mark Lynch
Denton, a man who would do what needed to be done to survive in the ‘Pit’. The lowest, dirtiest, crime ridden part of a mega city forgotten by the ‘One Percenters’ living in their luxurious towers.
“Jericho” by Matthew William
A new world. Ripe for colonization. Pre-prepared by nanite Seedlings for the arrival of their human designers. But what happens when the designers become your God?
“Ghosts” by award winning author RB Kelly.
The storms bring the Seekers. Machines with one purpose, to bring death. Only sometimes death is not quite death.
“Mother” by Amazon #1 bestselling author Rick Partlow.
A mother’s love is the strongest of all. Protect and nurture your children to your dying breath. Even if that means genocide.
“The Cull” by Amazon #1 bestselling author PP Corcoran.
Humanity has reached its peak. Genetic manipulation makes humans faster, smarter and stronger. But at what cost?
“The Rescue” by Claire Davon.
An Alien shuttle is downed. Lt. ‘Dee’ Delaney must find it and secure the alien survivors until help arrives. Easy.
In this issue:
THE EIGHT OF CUPS by Erica Bogosian
THE MISSIONAIRES by Ed Ahern
PITTER by Sara Green
SMILE by Alison Whewell
LET IT RING by Simon McHardy
WISH HUNT by George Strasburg
THE FORGOTTEN FEAR by Shane Porteous
MY HAUNTED ROOM by Devin Strasburg
OUIJA by Anddre Valdivia
Most content will not be suitable for those easily scared. You have been warned.
An eclectic collection of SF adventure tales.
9Tales Told In the Dark, features 9 chilling tales of horror. Evil clowns, revenge, ghosts, experiments gone wrong and disturbing horror curse this issue of 9Tales. The ebook series featuring the authors you need to be reading.
THIS ISSUE INCLUDES:
1. THE HAPPY FACE COMPANY---By Steven P.R.
2. TOUCHSTONE---By Edward Ahern
3. CLEANSE---By Thomas Anderson
4. MAGDALENE---By Michael Sims
5. THE PHANTOM OF HIGHAM CORNER---By Jeremy Essex
6. THE BLOOD BETWEEN THE TEETH---By Joshua Cole
7. THE JOURNAL OF REVEREND WINTERS---By Jeffery Scott Sims
8. RECOGNITION--- By George Strasburg
9. WHEN THE FLOOR GROWS COLD---By Daniel J. Kirk
Engiril by Daniel J. Kirk
Harmony House by Sara Green
Did you ever go camping as a kid and sit around the fire at night listening to scary stories?
These Creepy Campfire stories have that classic campfire feel to them, but they’ll also scare the socks off of you! Prepare to be thoroughly creeped out!! Ghosts, monsters, zombies, paranormal phenomena, the sky is the limit. These creepy tales are the new classic campfire stories for this century, and they certainly qualify as EXTREME Horror!!!
Featuring works from the newest crop of modern horror writers, including:
Kerry G.S. Lipp D.M. Kayahara
Joseph Rubas Ken Goldman
Gerry Huntman Josh Shiben
Jay Seate Edward Ahern
Adrian Ludens Gillian French
Louis Rakovich Ellen Denton
Kris Ashton Mike Thorn
Bernard McGhee Ken MacGregor
James Coplin Adam Millard
Robert Essig & Jack Bantry
"Cat's Breakfast" is a double issue packed with 30 new science fiction and fantasy. tales. These satirical stories probe and instruct on themes such as free will, mental illness, social cruelty, loneliness, and family--delivered with humor and humanity. An international group of new and established contributors to "Cat's Breakfast" makes this a remarkable and varied collection that is sure to please fans of science fiction/fantasy, humor, and horror. Writers include David A. Kilman, Konstantine Paradias, Rati Mehrotra, James Beamon, Tim Jeffreys, Iain Hamilton McKinven, Jill Hand, Gregg Chamberlain, Anne E. Johnson, Vaughan Stanger, Christopher Mark Rose, Keyan Bowes, Peter Hagelslag, Jason Lairamore, Ville Nummenpaa, Rekha Valliappan, August Marion, Jonathan Shipley, S. E. Foley, James Dorr, John J. Kennedy, Ryan Dull, Veronica Moyer, Corrie Parrish, Dan Koboldt, Neil James Hudson, Benjamin C. Kinney, Laurence Raphael Brothers, E. E. King, and Edward Ahern. Edited by Juliana Rew
Not to be missed is Ed Ahern's The Body Surfer, and intense game of cat and mouse between an assassin, his prey, and all the people in the way.
1. GLIMPSES by MAYNARD SIMS
2. THEY MOVE by STEVEN REASONOVER
3. THE BODY SURFER by ED AHERN
4. VANILLA QUEEN by CHRISTINE RUGGIANO
5. ROCK by MAYNARD SIMS
6. FOGGINESS by REGGIE JACOBS
7. TAKING A STAND ON THE SAND by MARILYN K. MARTIN
8. CHARLIE & FRANCES by HOLLIS WHITLOCK
9. SLEEPING by MAYNARD SIMS
Since when have there been sparkling vampires? Are they a new brand of champagne or what?
Vampires are supposed to be wily, tricky, and even evil. And they never, ever sparkle. In this book, you’ll find stories with some refreshing takes on vampires: vampire heroes, vampire villains, humorous vampires, among others. Check out 22 stories with the most bite by Carol Hightshoe, Lee Pletzers, J.A. Campbell, T. Fox Dunham, Stephanie Ellis, and other exceptional authors. Grab some garlic, wooden stakes, and crucifixes, and get ready to party, because these vampires don’t sparkle.
Arabesque by Ed Ahern
Autumn Road to Yessar by Tannara Young
Ice Vermin by James Dorr
The Catacomb Enigma by Jon Michael Kelley
A Hill on Which to Die by Joseph Vasicek
Low the Ascomycotan Sky by Deborah Walker
Fury World by Rob Munns
Tour of Duty by Calvin Demmer
Pawprints of the Margay by Vonnie Winslow Crist
Xaria by Larry Lefkowitz
Subter Dawn by Alva J. Roberts
The Caterpillar Princess by L. Chan
Captain Joseph Marlin's Adventures in the Spider's Web by Diana Părpăriță
Featuring 12 stories inspired by the villains from classic fairy tales and folklore, this anthology delves into the evil hiding within the stories we love.
Including stories inspired by Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, The Little Mermaid, Snow White, Rumpelstiltskin and more!