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Come Join Us By the Fire

  • Come Join Us By the Fire
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    • Come Join Us By the Fire

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 36)
      Edited by Theresa Delucci; Read by Gerard Doyle, Ramon de Ocampo, and Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • Nightfire Books, a new horror imprint from Tor Books, is proud to present 35 audio-only horror short stories showcasing the breadth of talent in today's field.

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  • The Design
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    • The Design

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 35)
      China Miéville; read by Gerard Doyle
      Tor/Forge

    • An anatomy student cuts open a cadaver to discover impossibly intricate designs carved into a corpse’s bones—designs clearly present from birth, bearing mute testimony to . . . what?

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  • That Which Does Not Kill You
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    • That Which Does Not Kill You

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 34)
      Lucy A. Snyder; read by Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • A woman wakes up to find that her girlfriend has ripped her heart out of her chest. It's not the first time this has happened, but it will be the last.

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  • A Life That Is Not Mine
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    • A Life That Is Not Mine

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 33)
      Kristi DeMeester; read by Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • A woman spirals as her life descends into a never-ending night.

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  • Was She Wicked? Was She Good?
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    • Was She Wicked? Was She Good?

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 32)
      M. Rickert; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • Not all anniversaries are happy occasions. One family copes with the damage that remains after being victims of a home invasion.

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  • 57 Reasons for the Slate Quarry Suicides
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    • 57 Reasons for the Slate Quarry Suicides

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 31)
      Sam J. Miller; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • Winner of the Shirley Jackson Award for Best Short Story. A young student grapples with his tormentors and a dangerous new power. Winner of the Shirley Jackson Award for Best Short Story.

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  • In Sheep's Clothing
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    • In Sheep's Clothing

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 30)
      Molly Tanzer; read by Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • When a strange epidemic wipes out most of humanity, desperate times call for desperate measures.

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  • Spawning Season
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    • Spawning Season

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 29)
      Nicholas Kaufmann; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • Net the fish and trap the prawn.
      Blow the sea horn when it's time to spawn.
      Sire your sons without any fuss.
      One for the ocean and one for us.

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  • Dream Home
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    • Dream Home

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 28)
      Kat Howard; read by Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • A young woman moves into her dream home, but is she the only inhabitant?

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  • El Charro
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    • El Charro

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 27)
      John Langan; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • A man wakes up in a cell with his badly-beaten friend. And something else. Something hungry.

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  • And When She Was Bad
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    • And When She Was Bad

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 26)
      Nadia Bulkin; read by Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • The lone, and utterly lonely, survivor of a massacre by a winged creature takes an unusual sort of revenge.

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  • Greener Pastures
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    • Greener Pastures

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 25)
      Michael Wehunt; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • A long haul trucker is faces down a lonesome night as mysterious voices on the radio lures unwary folk into a darkness from which they may never return.

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  • Wasp & Snake
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    • Wasp & Snake

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 24)
      Livia Llewellyn; read by Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • A take on Aesop's fable "The Wasp and the Snake," only reconfigured as a flesh-warping revenge parable with a hellish twist.

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  • Don't Turn on the Lights
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    • Don't Turn on the Lights

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 23)
      Cassandra Khaw; read by Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • Aren't you glad you didn't turn on the lights?

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  • The Vault of the Sky, the Face of the Deep
  • Beware of Owner
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    • Beware of Owner

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 21)
      Chuck Wendig; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • Trespassers have to learn their lesson...

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  • Black Neurology
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    • Black Neurology

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 20)
      Richard Kadrey; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • Love, death, love beyond death, loving death....

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  • Ponies
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    • Ponies

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 19)
      Kij Johnson; read by Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • Winner of the 2010 Nebula Award for Short Story. If you want to be friends with The Other Girls, you're going to have to give something up; this is the way it's always been, as long as there have been Ponies.

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      • eBook
  • Harold the Spider Man
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    • Harold the Spider Man

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 18)
      Paul Tremblay; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • One man's fear is another man's army.

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  • When the Zombies Win
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    • When the Zombies Win

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 17)
      Karina Sumner-Smith; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • To the victor, the spoils.

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  • Cold, Silent, and Dark
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    • Cold, Silent, and Dark

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 16)
      Kary English; read by Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • A woman lures her lover to a dark, watery death.

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  • The Beasts of the Earth, the Madness of Men
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  • Rabbit Heart
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    • Rabbit Heart

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 14)
      Alyssa Wong; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • When grieving families look to replace their lost loved ones, they come to one person, no matter the cost.

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  • The Anatomist's Mnemonic
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    • The Anatomist's Mnemonic

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 13)
      Priya Sharma; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • Life is laid out in lines: life, heart, and head. The lines of destiny, affection, and the sun are all there in the palm of your hand, but not all desires can be held.

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  • Black Bark
    • Black Bark

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 12)
      Brian Evenson; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • A story-within-a-story vexes two cowboys on the run, looking for a cabin that may not exist.

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  • Midnight Caller
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    • Midnight Caller

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 11)
      Stephen Graham Jones; read by Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • Who will answer a desperate call for help?

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  • Stemming the Tide
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    • Stemming the Tide

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 10)
      Simon Strantzas; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • The tide at Hopewell Rocks comes in every six hours and thirteen minutes. Sometimes, it brings the dead with it.

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  • It Washed Up
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    • It Washed Up

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 9)
      Joe R. Lansdale; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • A creature emerges from the sea. It will not return alone.

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  • These Deathless Bones
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    • These Deathless Bones

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 8)
      Cassandra Khaw; read by Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • A horror tale about the Witch Bride, second wife of a King, and the discord between her and her young stepson.

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      • eBook
  • The Girls from the Horror Movie
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    • The Girls from the Horror Movie

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 7)
      Gwendolyn Kiste; read by Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • Twin sisters want to forget the horror movie they starred in when they were children. But the movie won't forget them.

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  • My Body, Herself
    • My Body, Herself

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 6)
      Carmen Maria Machado ; read by Saskia Maarleveld
      Tor/Forge

    • A woman learns that death is not the loneliest thing.

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  • The Pond
    • The Pond

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 5)
      Paul Tremblay; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • Childhood's end is dead as a wish that never came true...

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  • Flayed Ed
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    • Flayed Ed

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 4)
      Richard Kadrey; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • The true story of Ed Gein, or is it?

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  • This Guy
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    • This Guy

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 3)
      Chuck Wendig; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • A man begins losing time, but the one thing he always remembers is that guy he kills every single day.

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  • Daddy
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    • Daddy

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 2)
      Victor LaValle; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • In this short audio horror story, a father vows to protect his son from the unknown intruder on the roof...

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  • No Matter Which Way We Turned
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    • No Matter Which Way We Turned

    • Come Join Us By the Fire (Volume 1)
      Brian Evenson; read by Ramon de Ocampo
      Tor/Forge

    • A chilling short story about a girl who doesn't have a face.

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