Philip Pickard

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An iconic president and band of survivors fight for survival after the USSR launches a biological weapon at the mainland during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis.

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Caught between two enemies, the Dacouvri turned to the goddess of the mountains for protection. But what does that protection really mean – and what does it cost? [14 min]

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Takemoto-sensei took in a slow breath. Released it. He cleared his mind. He willed the arthritis out of his fingers. He did not have time for the pains of an old man. The performance was about to start.

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The gang’s leader only ever showed up after evening fell … but where exactly was he coming from? [32 min]

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Post image for “Nemesis: The Case of the Headless Lady” by Nyki Blatchley

Sam Nemesis, private investigator to gods, heroes and monsters, has a tricky case to solve – Medusa the gorgon has been murdered, and her distraught sisters want Sam to find the culprit. But how’s he to track down a wannabe hero punk who seems to have friends in the very highest places?

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For five years, Matong has struggled as a farmer in inhospitable conditions on newly colonized Cascade, but things may be about to change, for better or worse. [15 min]

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Even horror writer J.P. Bloodstone is unprepared for the actual end of the world. Stranded in Beverly Hills, he discovers something far worse than decomposing zombies, vampiric aliens, or infected mutant motorcycle-riding killers. [31min]

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Any good party needs an entertainer, and the fortune-teller at Darren’s makes it a night that at least one of his kids will never forget. Excerpt It’s really getting out of hand lately, all this Halloween business. When I was a kid, a party meant a couple of ghost stories, some bat-shaped gingerbread, a bag […]

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Extra! Extra! Sex-crazed girls killing local lads in the streets of Newark! Read all about it! It’s 1938 and Kong the Avenger is out to solve the most bizarre case of his short career as a mystery man. He may need a little help from his friends. [23 min] Excerpt: “Okay, I’ll tell the story […]

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In a city where Prince Charmings can’t be trusted and getting what your heart desires can be deadly, a string of murders leads PI Robin Goodfellow to the Blue Fairy night club. Noir meets Fae in a tale of lust, betrayal, corruption and broken dreams. [22mins] Excerpt: I ignored the people at the tables and […]

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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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In a post-apocalyptic Australian outback, a man, a dog and a mysterious piece of alien technology are wandering the desert. Anyone else would destroy the tech and eat the dog, but Declan has a plan. [34min] Excerpt: Declan looked around the dingy bar, bright sunlight slanting in through gaps in the weatherboard walls. Scratched and […]

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After his family is killed, Connor O’Riley experiences a revelation: he’s Absolution, God’s avenging angel. He obeys the call to silence the wicked until his war on crime leads him to a corrupt priest, forcing him to choose between man’s justice and God’s will. [34 min] Excerpt: Absolution believed in angels and the power of […]

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Michael has discovered an amazing thing: he can control other people’s actions with his thoughts. For a 16-year-old boy, the opportunities are endless. This is going to be fun! At least, it is for him.

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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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Philip Pickard: Profile

December 5, 2010

Philip Pickard is a voice actor extraordinaire. He has a wonderfully flexible voice, ranging from serious and articulate to loose and cartoonish. He recognizes the importance not just of proper tone, but of timing. The greatest joke told in the funniest voice won’t crack a single smile if the punchline is rushed. A sad moment […]

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