[Free eBook] Threesome: He, Him and Me [LGBT Erotic Fiction Anthology]

Threesome: He, Him and Me edited by Matthew Bright is a themed anthology of gay erotic fiction short stories, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher LGBT specialty publisher Lethe Press.

This was given a Publisher’s Weekly starred review which praised the variety in the stories, which includes an epistolary and several sfnal tales. This collection features stories ranging from romantic to raunchy about all-male threesomes in many varied situations.

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[Free eBook REPEAT] For Want of a Horse: 23 Tales of Supernatural Stallions, Magical Mares, & Paranormal Ponies [Fantasy & Science Fiction Anthology

For Want of a Horse: Twenty-Three Tales of Supernatural Stallions, Magical Mares, and Paranormal Ponies edited by Evey Brett, is an sfnal anthology collecting equine-themed short stories, free again for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Lethe Press.

This contains mainly fantasy & horror-oriented (but also a few science fiction) shorts, including international folklore retellings, classic public domain literary tales, and newer stories by living authors who are known in the sf/fantasy field, such as DAW-published Deborah J. Ross.

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[Free eBook] Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2016 Edition [Science Fiction & Fantasy Anthology]

Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2016 Edition is the latest volume in the eponymous anthology series of sf/fantasy short stories, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Tor Books.

This series compiles selected stories (which are all free to read online) which originally appeared in 2016 on the Tor.com website into a handy portable ebook. Contributors include award-nominated authors like Aliette de Bodard, Cixin Liu, N. K. Jemisin, Alyssa Wong, and many more.

Offered DRM-free through January 17th Eastern Standard Time, available worldwide directly from the publisher as a giveaway promotional special.

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[Free eBook] Coming Up Hot: Eight New Poets from the Caribbean [Poetry Anthology]

Coming Up Hot: Eight New Poets from the Caribbean with a preface by Ghana-born Jamaican author Kwame Dawes, a recipient of the Pushcart Prize and also an Emmy Award, is a literary anthology of poetry by Carribean authors, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Akashic Books.

This is the second title in a Caribbean-centric joint venture between Akashic Books in the US and Peepal Tree Press in the UK. This anthology contain an extensive selection of works spotlighting promising upcoming new poets from countries throughout the Caribbean.

Offered DRM-free through midnight December 20th, available worldwide directly from the publisher.

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[Free eBook] Brussels Noir [Belgian Mystery Anthology]

Brussels Noir edited by Belgian author Michel Dufranne, a scripter for various bandes dessinées, is a Belgium-set installment in the Akashic Noir of award-winning mystery anthologies, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Akashic Books.

This is an excellent location-themed series featuring stories set in and around the titular cities, often by well-known authors native or resident to their respective countries, and one of my personal favourites for discovering foreign authors. This one contains mystery and suspense short stories set in and around Brussels, Belgium from historical times through to the present day, and includes stories in English translation by prize-winning Belgian authors such as Barbara Abel (Prix des lycéens de littérature belge) and the late Ayerdhal (Grand prix de l’Imaginaire, a prestigious science fiction award).

Offered DRM-free through midnight December 19th, available worldwide directly from the publisher as part of their holiday advent calendar promotion.

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[Free eBook] Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean [Literary Fiction Anthology]

Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean with a foreword by Canada-resident Jamaican author Olive Senior is a themed anthology of literary fiction stories by Caribbean authors, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Akashic Books.

This is the first title in a Caribbean-centric joint venture between Akashic Books and Peepal Tree Press, and contains selections from both new and established authors from Jamaica, Trinidad, Barbados, and elsewhere in the Caribbean. These stories were selected from the best entries to the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, and the 2013 prize-winning story is also included.

Offered DRM-free through midnight December 16th, available worldwide directly from the publisher.

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[Free eBook] Moscow Noir [Russian Mystery Anthology]

Moscow Noir edited by Natalia Smirnova & Julia Goumen, who run a literary agency in Russia, is a Russia-set installment in the Akashic Noir series of award-winning mystery anthologies, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Akashic Books.

This is an excellent location-themed series featuring stories set in and around the titular cities, often by well-known authors native or resident to their respective countries, and one of my personal favourites for discovering foreign authors. This one contains mystery and suspense short stories set in Moscow, Russia (there’s also a separate St. Petersburg volume) from historical times through to the present day, and includes brand-new stories in English translation by prize-winning authors such as Irina Denezhinka and many others.

Offered DRM-free through midnight December 5th, available worldwide directly from the publisher as part of their holiday advent calendar promotion.

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[Free eBook] Up and Coming [Science Fiction & Fantasy Anthology]

Up and Coming: Stories by the 2016 Campbell-Eligible Authors, compiled by S. L. Huang & Kurt Hunt, is a collection of science fiction and fantasy works by award-eligible authors, free for a limited time courtesy of the authors themselves.

The collection contains short stories, novellas, and novel excerpts across many subgenres by the authors who are in their first or second year of publication, and thus eligible for the John W. Campbell for Best New Writer, which is presented at the same time as the annual Hugo Awards.

This is intended as a sampler of their work for you to consider when nominating for the awards, or just to introduce yourself to some new writers whose other stuff you might like to try in the future. Offered DRM-free worldwide through March 31st, when the award nominations close.

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[Free eBook] For Want of a Horse [Fantasy & Science Fiction Anthology]

For Want of a Horse: Twenty-Three Tales of Supernatural Stallions, Magical Mares, and Paranormal Ponies edited by Evey Brett, is an sfnal anthology collecting equine-themed short stories, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Lethe Press.

This contains mainly fantasy & horror-oriented (but also a few science fiction) shorts, including international folklore retellings, classic public domain literary tales, and newer stories by living authors who are known in the sf/fantasy field, such as DAW-published Deborah J. Ross.

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