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Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2

  • The Quiet Boy
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    • The Quiet Boy

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 28)
      Nick Antosca; read by Frankie Corzo
      Tor/Forge

    • "The Quiet Boy" is the basis for the film Antlers, written and executive produced by author Nick Antosca.

      In a small Oregon town, a teacher discovers that her young student...

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  • Things We Lost In The Fire
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    • Things We Lost In The Fire

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 26)
      Mariana Enriquez; read by Frankie Corzo
      Tor/Forge

    • In Argentina, one woman lights herself on fire. Hundreds follow. Together they create a new kind of beauty.

      "Things We Lost in the Fire" by Mariana Enriquez is one of 18 short horror...

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  • The Krakatoan
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    • The Krakatoan

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 24)
      Maria Dahvana Headley; read by Natalie Naudus
      Tor/Forge

    • Beneath the Earth's crust, beneath what our eyes can see, mothers and other monsters reveal a horrible truth.

      "The Krakatoan" by Maria Dahvana Headley is one of 18 short horror stories...

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  • The Days of Flaming Motorcycles
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    • The Days of Flaming Motorcycles

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 22)
      Cat Valente; read by Natalie Naudus
      Tor/Forge

    • Death changes a person, of course. But some habits will never be broken.

      "The Days of Flaming Motorcycles" by Cat Valente is one of 18 short horror stories in Nightfire's audio anthology....

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  • Pigeons
    • Pigeons

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 20)
      Nibedita Sen; read by Deepti Gupta
      Tor/Forge

    • Kat practices on pigeons so she can raise bigger things from the dead. But that comes with bigger consequences.

      Content warning: this story involves the death of a child.

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  • The Fireplace
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    • The Fireplace

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 19)
      Clay McLeod Chapman; read by the author
      Tor/Forge

    • The thought of tossing our baby in the fireplace first popped into my head a month or so ago.

      "The Fireplace" by Clay McLeod Chapman is one of 18 short horror stories in Nightfire's audio...

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  • The Specialist's Hat
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    • The Specialist's Hat

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 18)
      Kelly Link; read by Natalie Naudus
      Tor/Forge

    • Winner of the 1999 World Fantasy Award for best short story.

      Something is creeping up the stairs, something is standing outside the door. Something is sobbing, sobbing...

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  • Things Boys Do
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    • Things Boys Do

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 17)
      'Pemi Aguda; read by JD Jackson
      Tor/Forge

    • Children can be cruel—evil, even. Three Nigerian men discover this the hard way.

      "Things Boys Do" by 'Pemi Aguda is one of 18 short horror stories in Nightfire's audio anthology. Come...

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  • Emergency Landing
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    • Emergency Landing

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 15)
      Seanan McGuire; read by Natalie Naudus
      Tor/Forge

    • A nightmare at 20,000 feet is nothing compared to what greets you at your final destination...

      "Emergency Landing" by Seanan McGuire is one of 18 short horror stories in Nightfire's audio...

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  • Mama Tulu
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    • Mama Tulu

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 13)
      Jessica Guess; read by Greer Morrison
      Tor/Forge

    • A young Jamaican girl’s wish is granted by the town Obeah, but the cost is unimaginably high.

      "Mama Tulu" by Jessica Guess is one of 18 short horror stories in Nightfire's audio anthology....

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  • Blood Daughter
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    • Blood Daughter

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 12)
      Matt Lyons; read by Fajer Al-Kaisi
      Tor/Forge

    • A father at the end of his rope finds a disturbing way to keep custody of his child.

      "Blood Daughter" by Matthew Lyons is one of 18 short horror stories in Nightfire's audio anthology....

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  • Tooth, Tongue, and Claw
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    • Tooth, Tongue, and Claw

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 10)
      Damien Angelica Walters; read by Deepti Gupta
      Tor/Forge

    • "Once upon a time there was a monster." This is how they tell you the story of Beauty and the Beast starts. This is a lie.

      "Tooth, Tongue, and Claw" by Damien Angelica Walter is one of...

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  • The Sound of Footsteps
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    • The Sound of Footsteps

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 8)
      Silvia Moreno-Gracia; read by Frankie Corzo
      Tor/Forge

    • An abandoned record store, a Ouija board, and an unexpected reunion.

      "The Sound of Footsteps" by Silvia Moreno-Garcia is one of 18 short horror stories in Nightfire's audio anthology....

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  • Origin Story
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    • Origin Story

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 7)
      T. Kingfisher; read by Natalie Naudus
      Tor/Forge

    • When abominations begin roaming the village streets at night, the slaughterhouse workers grow suspicious of the fairy who works there.

      "Origin Story" by T. Kingfisher is one of 18 short...

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  • Bone
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    • Bone

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 6)
      Tade Thompson; read by JD Jackson
      Tor/Forge

    • Revenge is a dish best served with clean, sharp knives.

      "Bone" by Tade Thompson is one of 18 short horror stories in Nightfire's audio anthology. Come Join Us by the Fire Season...

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  • Standing Water
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    • Standing Water

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 5)
      Caitlin R. Kiernan; read by Fajer Al-Kaisi
      Tor/Forge

    • An impossible puddle holds unfathomable secrets.

      "Standing Water" by Caitlín R. Kiernan is one of 18 short horror stories in Nightfire's audio anthology. Come Join Us by the Fire...

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  • The Changeling
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    • The Changeling

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 3)
      Sarah Langan; read by Frankie Corzo
      Tor/Forge

    • She can no longer remember her name. She only remembers the faces of the children she stole.

      "The Changeling" by Sarah Langan is one of 18 short horror stories in Nightfire's audio anthology....

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  • Some Breakable Things
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    • Some Breakable Things

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 2)
      Cassandra Khaw; read by Natalie Naudus
      Tor/Forge

    • As though to make up for his absence in life, your father’s ghost follows you everywhere. He is hungry.

      "Some Brekable Things" by Cassandra Khaw is one of 18 short horror stories...

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  • Come Join Us By The Fire, Season 2
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    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Season 2

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2 (Volume 1)
      Various Authors; read by Fajer Al-Kaisi, Frankie Corzo, Deepti Gupta, JD Jackson, Clay McLeod Chapman, Greer Morrison, and Natalie Naudus.
      Tor/Forge

    • Come Join Us by the Fire Season 2 is the second installment of Nightfire's audio horror anthology, featuring a wide collection of short stories from emerging voices in the horror genre as well as longtime...

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  • Come Join Us By The Fire Season 2, Originals
    • Come Join Us By The Fire Season 2, Originals

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2
      Various Authors; read by Fajer Al-Kaisi, Deepti Gupta, Daniel M. Lavery, Rich Miller, and Greer Morrison
      Tor/Forge

    • Come Join Us by the Fire S2: Originals is the second installment of Nightfire's audio-first horror anthology, featuring a wide collection of short stories from emerging voices in the horror...

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  • Joren Falls
    • Joren Falls

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2
      Laird Barron
      Tor/Forge

    • For one retiree, the past can never be packed away.

      "Joren Falls" by Laird Barron is one of 27 short horror stories in Nightfire's audio anthology.


      Come Join...

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  • Ghost Bread
    • Ghost Bread

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2
      Camilla Grudova
      Tor/Forge

    • When you believe a better life waits for you beyond death, the perfect place to die is a difficult thing to find.

      Content warning: this story contains self-harm and disordered...

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  • You Will Survive This Night
    • You Will Survive This Night

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2
      Indrapramit Das
      Tor/Forge

    • An assault at a Kolkata party awakens a deadly curse. Who can escape its vengeance?

      "You Will Survive This Night" by Indrapramit Das is one of 27 short horror stories in Nightfire's audio anthology.

      Come Join Us by the Fire S2 is the second installment of Nightfire's audio-only horror anthology, featuring a wide collection of short stories from emerging voices in the horror genre as well as longtime fan favorites. The collection showcases the breadth of talent writing in the horror genre today, with contributions from a wide range of genre luminaries including Laird Barron, Indrapramit Das, Shaun Hamill, Daniel M. Lavery, Matthew Lyons, T. Kingfisher, Seanan McGuire, Nibedita Sen, and Nightfire’s own Cassandra Khaw and Silvia Moreno-Garcia.

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  • The Cabin
    • The Cabin

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2
      Brian Evenson
      Tor/Forge

    • The trap has been set. What terror awaits those who stumble across it?

      "The Cabin" by Brian Evenson is one of 27 short horror stories in Nightfire's audio anthology.

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  • Music of the Abyss
    • Music of the Abyss

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2
      Shaun Hamill
      Tor/Forge

    • The bells have always been a clear sign to the rest of the strange coastal town: stay indoors tonight.

      "Music of the Abyss" by Shaun Hamill is one of 27 short horror stories in...

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  • If Living Is Seeing I'm Holding My Breath
    • If Living Is Seeing I'm Holding My Breath

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2
      Sunny Moraine
      Tor/Forge

    • Riley has not seen a single human face in longer than she can reckon. No faces—no eyes. Not if you want to survive. But Riley wants to look.

      "If Living is Seeing I'm Holding...

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  • The Song of The Lady Rose
    • The Song of The Lady Rose

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2
      Gabino Iglesias
      Tor/Forge

    • A strange final message from a ghost ship, comes alive with the voices of the past. Listen or die.

      "The Song of The Lady Rose" by Gabino Iglesias one of 27 short horror stories...

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  • Prodigal Son
    • Prodigal Son

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2
      Daniel M. Lavery
      Tor/Forge

    • In this darkly-comic retelling of the Prodigal Son parable, Jesus talks of a man who must overcome strange horrors in order to convince his family he is real.

      "Prodigal Son" by...

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  • Spyder Threads
    • Spyder Threads

    • Come Join Us By The Fire, Volume 2
      Craig Laurance Gidney
      Tor/Forge

    • Dazzling drag couture and cosmic terror weave together to reveal a tale of horrifying design.

      "Spyder Threads" by Craig Laurance Gidney is one of 27 short horror stories in Nightfire's...

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