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Cages by E_Foster

Cages is a fiction blog dedicated to exploring the complex issue of captivity by examining what would happen if humans were the ones forced to perform in arenas and live in tiny enclosures, separated from family and home. . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by Fiona Gregory.
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Strange Little Band by Nancy Brauer and Vanessa Brooks

Two psychics, one mega-corp and all-around bad behavior

Strange Little Band is the ongoing story of Addison and Shane, two self-centered, amoral psychics who work for the cut-throat Triptych Corporation. Their insular, comfortable lives are disrupted when, due to Triptych’s machinations, they become unlikely parents. How can they raise a child when they can’t trust each other? . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by A. M. Harte.
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THE UNBROKEN CHAOS

Stark and CRAAZY!

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Mar 28, 2013: Whoa, I thought, reading the blurb for this story, assassin teenagers? Really? Yes, really. In this story, you don’t just suspend disbelief. Disbelief runs away and cowers in a corner, along with morality. The "good guys(?)" are worse than most bad guys. It’s its own breakneck, crazy, ultraviolent world. Well, maybe Tarantino would be at home there.

The narration is very spare and stark. For example:

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GRAVES

Cyberpunk meets Fantasy.

By Eren Reverie, author of Et Alia

Aug 28, 2015: Alright: I’m going to start by saying that "Graves" is really well written. I didn’t find any gramatical or spelling errors in the entire archive while I was reading, and the descriptions are nicely vivid. On the other hand, the chapters felt a little short and some of the ‘cliffhanger’ hooks at the end of the first couple felt a little abrupt. However, as the story progresses past the ‘getting to know the cast’ stage those seemed to smooth out more.

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