James Hartley, Peter F. Hamilton, Andrew Males, Wayne Summers, Richmond A. Clements & Samantha Frankenstein. Plus...
An interview with Michael Carroll and Superhuman reviewed.
Softlight Sins. by Peter F. Hamilton
Ghosts drifted through Douglas McEwan's mind as he drove down the long road towards the execution. There were four spectres, the family of Adrian Reynolds, his mother, his abominable father, and his two lovely young sisters. The forensic team's in situ video had shown them in their beds, captured in a frozen pose that feigned sleep: eyes closed, lips relaxed, fingers splayed like albino starfish. In each case their throats had been slit open, black yawning gashes that had sprayed thick jets of blood across the sheets.
The phosphene mirage was broken when Douglas's police escort switc...