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Light or Dark: Justin Robinson Companion Story to Celebrate Neo-Noir StoryBundle

Kate Sullivan, the intrepid founder and once-mastermind of Candlemark, put together a fantabulous StoryBundle of neo-noir speculative fiction that went live today. From space opera to swords and sorcery, from horror to urban fantasy, corrupt elves, werewolf cops, ghostly soul-whisperers, and Twitter-obsessed superheroes, it’s all there — just take a gander at that snazzy lineup! […]

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Winter in July: M. Fenn’s Piper Deez and the Case of the Winter Planet

Congratulations to M. Fenn, whose edgy space opera novella Piper Deez and the Case of the Winter Planet starts its ultra-cool investigations into domed city villainy today! Piper Deez is a nifty SFnal twist on hardboiled noir fused to space opera—Outland meets Smilla’s Sense of Snow with a hefty soupçon of Blade Runner—and the second […]

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A Picture Tells a Thousand Words, a Comic Tells a Whole Story

Those who’ve read the print versions of Justin Robinson’s City of Devils and Fifty Feet of Trouble know how enriched they are by Fernando Caire’s funky, witty illustrations that illuminate Justin’s vivid characters. Recently, Fernando was inspired to create a micro-story within Justin’s noir alt-history monsterverse and generously shared it with us. Without further unnecessary […]

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Piper Deez and the Case of the Winter Planet by M. Fenn: Cover Reveal and Synopsis

Lovers of Blade Runner and kickass women: feast your eyes on Chelsea Neveu’s evocative cover to M. Fenn’s Piper Deez and the Case of the Winter Planet that fully captures the harsh, intrigue-riddled world of the novella’s inhabitants. Piper Deez is a nifty SFnal twist on hardboiled noir fused to space opera—Outland meets Smilla’s Sense […]