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An armonica player is driven manic by appearances of an audience woman he saw die....

 A fallen angel gunslinger must defend a dusty town against hellspawn....

A scientist tries to save his brother from a seductress who plants flower bulbs in her lovers’ chests....

A bon-vivant is horrified to join his dinner hosts in swallowing live squid, until his head turns into one....


These and other awe-inspiring fantasy stories await in The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Three, a new anthology of eighteen stories from Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine.

The Best of BCS, Year Three features such authors as Richard Parks, Garth Upshaw, Margaret Ronald, Matthew Kressel, Geoffrey Maloney, and World Fantasy Award-winner Steve Rasnic Tem.

It includes “Walls of Paper, Soft as Skin” by Adam Callaway, named to Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2012, edited by Paula Guran, as well as three stories named to the Million Writers Award Notable Stories of 2011 and four given Honorable Mention in Year’s Best Science Fiction 29, edited by Gardner Dozois.

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The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Three is available for only $3.99 in five different ebook formats, including Kindle, Barnes & Noble, and iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad. Read it on your e-reader, smartphone, laptop, or tablet.

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All proceeds from the sale of The Best of BCS, Year Three go to pay BCS authors and artists for their work. Buy a copy to read great literary adventure fantasy and support Beneath Ceaseless Skies.

The Table of Contents

The Ghost of Shinoda Forest · Richard Parks

Dying on the Elephant Road · Steve Rasnic Tem

Bread and Circuses · Genevieve Valentine

Walls of Paper, Soft as Skin · Adam Callaway

Mr Morrow Becomes Acquainted with the Delicate Art of Squid Keeping · Geoffrey Maloney

Butterfly · Garth Upshaw

Red Dirt · Ian McHugh

The Nine-Tailed Cat · Michael J. DeLuca

Letters of Fire · Margaret Ronald

Fleurs du Mal · J. Kathleen Cheney

Gone Sleeping · Heather Clitheroe

Dirt Witch · Eljay Daly

Silent, Cold, and Still · Kris Dikeman

The Angel Azrael Rode into the Town of Burnt Church on a Dead Horse · Peter Darbyshire

Playing for Amarante · A.B. Treadwell

The Suffering Gallery · Matthew Kressel

In the Gardens of the Night · Siobhan Carroll

Beloved of the Sun · Ann Leckie