Angel Leigh McCoy

Post image for “Beached” by Nicole Feldringer

When the last of the sea ice disappears, Nattiq must decide whether her future lies in her seal skin … or in a different form entirely. [11 min]

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It seems like a lot of trouble for a godmother to go through to get Cinderella ready for the ball and the marriage which must inevitably follow. But what if the fairy has her own agenda?

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A princess returns home to tragedy after her father dies under mysterious circumstances that allow her violent uncle to seize control of the kingdom. Can she use the ancient magic of her family tapestry to solve the mystery of her father’s death and return the kingdom to just rule? [32 min] Excerpt: Eyes swollen with […]

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Post image for “Willow Pond” by April Grey

What lurks beneath the black mirror surface of the pond? Do memories lie therein or dark fantasies? [18 min]

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The story of a young man’s deep desire to be known by someone else. What he doesn’t know is that the only person who can truly appreciate him is a merwoman, destined to live her life just out of his reach. [25 min] Excerpt: Tyler wobbled, like walking across the bridge of a ship on […]

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Alena Swift, hunter of creatures that stalk the night, is terrified of the dark–and in love with a shadow. When a terrible demon is unleashed upon San Francisco, it is up to her and her mysterious hunting partner to stop it. [22 min] Excerpt: My Gentleman Shadow smoothed a lock of hair behind my ear. […]

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Kerry Egan never got her fill of the old tales. The doings of the elder gods, heroic battles with monsters, loves found and lost. Then one winter day, the truck-stop waitress discovered that the stories her grandmother used to tell were closer to reality than Kerry could recall. [19min] Excerpt: Kerry Egan twitched, as the […]

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There are places of malevolent energy in the world—places that feed on their ill-fated visitors. 9 Curzon Place is just such a place. This London flat is assembling a hell of a band. [min]

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The plan was simple. Break into the mansion, subdue the guards, and kill the head of the house. Jack believes this may save his Nancy from her eternal curse, but soon they find themselves way in over their heads. [12mins]

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Colin doesn’t want to force Grace and her new baby out onto the street, but his employer, Ada Crinch, wants to sell the house. Trouble is, whenever Colin brings prospective buyers round to look, strange things happen. [12min]

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Grandparents can seem very strange. They come from another time, after all. The scariest part about staying in my grandmother’s house was her dentures… or so I believed. [6min] Excerpt: Gram kept her teeth in a glass at the sink. The water inside the glass distorted them. I never could look at them directly. When […]

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Eduard Jarole loves as deeply as anyone, but when he tries to keep his lover all to himself, he discovers it’s nearly impossible to escape prying eyes. (28min)

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Angel Leigh McCoy : Profile

December 22, 2008

Angel Leigh McCoy has served her fellow lovers of speculative fiction as managing editor and producer of Wily Writers since 2008. Despite her name—or perhaps because of it—Angel is drawn to the darker side of fiction. In her own writing, she delves into the mystical and mysterious. Her fiction first appeared in sourcebooks for White […]

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