Diabolical Plots: The First Years

Diabolical Plots: The First Years

…edited by David Steffen, is now available to pre-order at Amazon and other retailers coming soon. This collection includes all 25 stories published in the first two years of fiction on Diabolical Plots, with absolutely fantastic cover art by Galen Dara and the layout by Pat Steiner.


The contents are:

  • Foreword • David Steffen
  • The Osteomancer’s Husband • Henry Szabranski
  • Bloody Therapy • Suzan Palumbo
  • The Banshee Behind Beamon’s Bakery • Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali
  • The Blood Tree War • Daniel Ausema
  • Giraffe Cyborg Cleans House! • Matthew Sanborn Smith
  • May Dreams Shelter Us • Kate O’Connor
  • Not a Bird • H.E. Roulo
  • In Memoriam • Rachel Reddick
  • Virtual Blues • Lee Budar-Danoff
  • The Princess in the Basement • Hope Erica Schultz
  • The Superhero Registry • Adam Gaylord
  • The Grave Can Wait • Thomas Berubeg
  • The Weight of Kanzashi • Joshua Gage
  • One’s Company • Davian Aw
  • The Avatar In Us All • J.D. Carelli
  • Do Not Question the University • PC Keeler
  • Curl Up and Dye • Tina Gower
  • October’s Wedding of the Month • Emma McDonald
  • The Schismatic Element Aboard Continental Drift • Lee Budar-Danoff
  • A Room For Lost Things • Chloe N. Clark
  • Further Arguments in Support of Yudah Cohen’s Proposal to Bluma Zilberman • Rebecca Fraimow
  • Future Fragments, Six Seconds Long • Alex Shvartsman
  • Taste the Whip • Andy Dudak
  • Sustaining Memory • Coral Moore
  • St. Roomba’s Gospel • Rachael K. Jones

David Steffen is one of the genuine good guys of the genre. Check out his Long List anthologies of Hugo-nominated stories and look out for further Diabolical Plots collections coming out in the near future.