Friday, September 6, 2013

Of Free E-Books, Skraelings, and Audio Fiction

It was just going to be the ebooks, but a few other items just didn't want to wait.  [Art from "The Hill Where Thorvald Slew Ten Skraelings" in short fiction.]

Short Fiction

• At Weirdyear: "Chemistry" by LA Sykes. Weird Fiction.Flash.

• At Amazon: "The Hill Where Thorvald Slew Ten Skraelings" by Regan Wolfrom.(E-book)
     Historical Fantasy "In the land of long, cold winters and exploding green summers, the frail seidrman Thialfarr works the last of his magic to keep his fellow Norsemen alive. As the summers grow colder and Thialfarr weakens, and with the savage skraelings blocking their only outlet to the sea, Thialfarr's Christian neighbours have begun to see his heathen presence as the reason for their misfortune." Limited time.

Audio Fiction
• At Selected Shorts: "Expect the Unexpected"
      "Guest host Neil Gaiman presents tales with surprises. Jane Yolen’s “The Babysitter” is a contemporary Gothic with a twist; James Thurber’s classic “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” introduces a milquetoast with attitude; Ray Bradbury’s “The Pedestrian” anticipated our media-driven lives; and Thurber’s “The Wood Duck” seems to have nine lives. The readers are Isaiah Sheffer, Dick Cavett, Jamey Sheridan, and Malachy McCourt."

• At WMG Publishing: "A Time to Dream" by Dean Wesley Smith , read by the author. Science Fiction.
       "Captain Brian Saber, his ship and other Earth Protection League ships face a suicide mission to save Earth. Can he succeed, even though seemingly moments before he lay slowly dying of old age in a nursing home on Earth?" - Steaming only. Free for one week.

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At Amazon: [via Freebook Sifter]
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