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Archive for March, 2017

  • Fiction: “Riders of the Epochalypse,” by Evan Dicken

    Mar 31, 17 • FictionNo Comments
    Fiction: “Riders of the Epochalypse,” by Evan Dicken

    The world was scheduled to end at midnight on December 31st, 4012. Unfortunately, there was no one there to see it. The four heralds of the apocalypse charged forth; ready to usher in the end of mankind, then spent most of the day cantering across empty sea bottoms, flattened mountain ranges, and...

  • Fiction: “Road, Killed,” by Shu Mookerjee

    Mar 29, 17 • FictionNo Comments
    Fiction: “Road, Killed,” by Shu Mookerjee

    The Street Fighter wandered past the ruined shores of Arlington. Over the hill, he could see them gathering by the remains of Reagan International Airport. The Road Warriors. He wondered if they would accept him. The mean Streets were nothing compared to the Open Road...

  • Fiction: “Dark Will Come For Me,” by Tara Saunders

    Mar 27, 17 • Fiction1 Comment
    Fiction: “Dark Will Come For Me,” by Tara Saunders

    —I was born on a wet April morning— —You said to start at the beginning. —I told you I’d co-operate; there’s no need to threaten me. —Look, mister, we’re spinning our wheels here. Do you want me to tell the story or don’t you...

  • Fiction: “Product Flaw,” by Gary Cuba

    Mar 23, 17 • FictionNo Comments
    Fiction: “Product Flaw,” by Gary Cuba

    I’ll tell you here and now, being a Quality Assurance consultant sometimes feels like taking candy from a baby. Especially when I run across nimrod executives who couldn’t engineer their way out of a wet paper bag...

  • Fiction: “How it Always Happens”
    by S R Mastrantone

    Mar 21, 17 • FictionNo Comments
    Fiction: “How it Always Happens” <br />by S R Mastrantone

    Always Celine held her hand up to the horizontal slash in the mountain wall. A soft breeze tickled her palm, barely discernible but for its temperature: much cooler than the arid summer air that had made their week in the Ardèche so torturous. “What do you think?” Dermot asked...

  • Free Books!

    Mar 18, 17 • FictionComments Off on Free Books!
    Free Books!

    This weekend only, as a special promotion, we’re giving away the Kindle edition of the omnibus volume containing Henry Vogel’s first three novels, Scout’s Honor, Scout’s Oath, and Scout’s Duty, absolutely free!...

  • Book Release: Stupefying Stories 1.17

    Mar 16, 17 • Book Releases, Fiction, Rampant Loon Press NewsComments Off on Book Release: Stupefying Stories 1.17
    Book Release: <em>Stupefying Stories</em> 1.17

    Rampant Loon Press is excited to announce the release of Stupefying Stories 1.17, featuring the cover story, THE RANSOM OF PRINCESS STARSHINE, by Philip K. Dick Award finalist and Campbell Award-winning author AMY ...

  • Fiction: “Lucky,” by Russell C. Connor

    Mar 13, 17 • Fiction1 Comment
    Fiction: “Lucky,” by Russell C. Connor

    You don’t exactly feel like you’ve won the lottery when you get cancer. But that’s how my doctor made it sound, when he called me into his office to discuss the test results for the lump on my right arm, just inside the bend of the elbow...

  • Book Release: Stupefying Stories 1.16

    Book Release: <em>Stupefying Stories</em> 1.16

    It’s coming right at you! Rampant Loon Press is relieved excited to announce the release of Stupefying Stories 1.16, featuring: I LIVE THE WARRIOR’S LIFE • by Robert Lowell Russell No one knew how Mel summoned Brother Crow to this world, but the trickster was delighted...