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Volume 12, Issue 3, August 31, 2017

Letter from the Editors, Volume 12, Issue 3, August 31, 2017

Karda Burns by Roderick Phillips

Ada, or, The Limits of Logic by Robert Dawson

All Our Goodbyes, All Our Hellos by David Cleden

A Familiar and Her Wizard by Jeff Stehman

Paper Walls by Matt Hollingsworth

Editor's Corner: Featured Author Laurence MacNaughton

Editor's Corner: excerpt from A Jack By Any Other Name by Lesley L. Smith

           Volume 12, Issue 3, August 31, 2017

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Image © Brian Malachy Quinn

Letter from the Editors

Dear Reader, Welcome to the August 2017 issue of Electric Spec! We've got five new stories to round off the summer:

  • "Karda Burns" by Roderick Phillips: In the shadows of our modern world, ancient beings carry on the timeless dance of hunter and prey.
  • "Ada, or, The Limits of Logic" by Robert Dawson: Steampunk meets Jane Austen as a daring heroine risks life and limb for love.
  • "All Our Goodbyes, All Our Hellos" by David Cleden: A first contact mystery aboard a colony ship--and an unlikely reunion of estranged brothers.
  • "A Familiar and Her Wizard" by Jeff Stehman: What's a cat to do when her sorcerer companion bites off more than he can chew?
  • "Paper Walls" by Matt Hollingsworth: A gripping psychological thriller from the perspective of a schizophrenic telepath.

And don't forget our "Editor's Corner." This time, we have two entries. The first is an excerpt from A Jack by Any Other Name, a new science fiction novel from our own Lesley L. Smith. In the second we're excited to feature an excerpt from Laurence MacNaughton's new novel A Kiss Before Doomsday, the second Dru Jasper book!

We hope you enjoy these stories as much as we did!

Thanks for reading,
The Electric Spec Team

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