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Diabolical Plots: The First Years - Diabolical Plots Anthology Series #1 - cover

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Diabolical Plots: The First Years - Diabolical Plots Anthology Series #1

Alex Shvartsman, H.E. Roulo, Tina Gower, Rachael K. Jones, Katie O'Connor, Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali, Chloe N. Clark, Henry Szabranski, Suzan Palumbo, Daniel Ausema, Rachel Reddick, Lee Budar-Danoff, Hope Erica Schultz, Adam Gaylord, Thomas Berubeg, Joshua Gage, Davian Aw, J.D. Carelli, PC Keeler, Emma McDonald, Rebecca Fraimow, Andy Dudak, Coral Moore

Publisher: David Steffen

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Summary

This anthology collects all 25 original stories from the first two years of Diabolical Plots, an online magazine of science fiction and fantasy, with a preference for the weird.  Evangelist Roombas, cybernetic giraffes, psychosomatic hair syndrome, sentient ships who must maintain their human ecosystems inside them for their own health.  The stories vary from humorous to tragic to thoughtful, from contemporary authors both new and established. 
The stories in this anthology are: 
"The Osteomancer's Husband" by Henry Szabranski 
"Bloody Therapy" by Suzan Palumbo 
"The Banshee Behind Beamon's Bakery" by Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali 
"The Blood Tree War" by Daniel Ausema 
"Giraffe Cyborg Cleans House!" by Matthew Sanborn Smith 
"May Dreams Shelter Us" by Kate O'Connor 
"Not a Bird" by H.E. Roulo 
"In Memoriam" by Rachel Reddick 
"Virtual Blues" by Lee Budar-Danoff 
"The Princess in the Basement" by Hope Erica Schultz 
"The Superhero Registry" by Adam Gaylord 
"The Grave Can Wait" by Thomas Berubeg 
"The Weight of Kanzashi" by Joshua Gage 
"One's Company" by Davian Aw 
"The Avatar In Us All" by J.D. Carelli 
"Do Not Question the University" by PC Keeler 
"Curl Up and Dye" by Tina Gower 
"October's Wedding of the Month" by Emma McDonald 
"The Schismatic Element Aboard Continental Drift" by Lee Budar-Danoff 
"A Room For Lost Things" by Chloe N. Clark 
"Further Arguments in Support of Yudah Cohen's Proposal to Bluma Zilberman" by Rebecca Fraimow 
"Future Fragments, Six Seconds Long" by Alex Shvartsman 
"Taste the Whip" by Andy Dudak 
"Sustaining Memory" by Coral Moore 
"St. Roomba's Gospel" by Rachael K. Jones

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