Every Friday I tell you about a new book by an author you really should be reading. This week its a new book, an anthology, with a whole lot of authors that you should be reading:
PULP ROCK, An Anthology of Musically Inspired Tales, Edited by Alexander Hellene
Space pirates and superspies, ghostly singers and half-orc bards, lost cities and deals with the devil . . . all this awaits and more in Pulp Rock: Twelve musically inspired tales of adventure, excitement, and horror by some of the most exciting voices in science-fiction and fantasy. Come explore the nexus between music and the written word, and get ready to rock.
Altered Egos by Patrick Walts Glam-metal juggernauts Slamurai were past their prime, until a surprise new album and tour thrust them back into center stage . . . but is the band who it claims to be?
Mad Wind by JD Cowan On a distant colony world, a young student sets out to discover the secret of ancient ruins none have returned from . . . and music may be his only weapon against the Mad Wind.
Doom Chord by Ryan Williamson A half-orc bard and his gnome companion seek knowledge of the legendary chord required to play a song so epic even denizens of the netherworld long to hear it.
Keep It Burning Bright by Alexander Hellene An aging explorer with nothing to live for embarks on one final expedition to a frozen city to discover the one song said to be the source of all life . . . if he can make it past the city’s deadly guardians.
The Devil’s Harp by David J. West Her performance was magical . . . diabolically magical. Now a big-city reporter and a rough-and-ready lawman must track down the secrets of an occult instrument to save a woman’s soul from eternal damnation.
Farewell to Once and Future Kings by David V. Stewart They’re a band on tour in the far reaches of interstellar civilization with a secret mission: find the mole that threatens to upend the delicate balance of powers . . . even if it risks true love.
The Crying Girl by Alexander Nader She’s done it! She’s created a drug that allows its users to see and feel music. But even she doesn’t understand its side-effects during a powerful metal show for the ages.
Entomocronicity by Alexandru Constantin In the deserts of Afghanistan, a Marine hears a ghostly recording from the forgotten past that sets him on an obsessive, destructive quest to find the singer . . . and the malevolent intelligence behind her song.
Master of Puppets by Jon Del Arroz All he wanted was for his puppet show to be given respect it deserves! And when a blood ritual brings his marionettes to life, he will have his revenge.
Princess of the Night by Paul McKesley On an interstellar cruise, an undercover bandleader plots to recover his birthright from rival nobles . . . if scheming aliens out for revenge don’t steal it first!
A Song for Melienope by Alexandru Constantin A traveling bard gets more than refuge from a storm when his wanderings bring him to the doorstep of an ancient forest spirit. Now he must play the song of his life or forfeit his immortal soul.
Kentucky Mothers by Alexander Hellene What is the connection between oa country music superstar and a spate of dead journalists? One imprisoned music reporter knows the secret . . .but will anyone believe him?
Book link: https://books2read.com/pra