Revisit the bygone days of the classic "dos-a-dos" pulp stories with the new Cynehelm Classic Doubles series!
This pairing of two spine-tingling tales matches the dark gnostic journey of a Yemeni emigrée seeking ancient occult wisdom with the fable of a man who gives his body to science—only to lose more than he ever bargained for.
In Everything Wants To Live, a jaded, hostile programmer at the end of his rope makes a fatal deal to test the limits of his boss's latest advancements in bioorganic computing inside his own body. As the slow bleeding of sentience between man and machine, Alan Church must ask himself whether this profound technological awakening will lead to his evolution... or his extermination.
In That Most Foreign of Veils, experiences of earthly alienation inform a young woman's journey into a truly alien realm beyond the known world. Racing to her Great Grandfather's side across the frozen Canadian north to learn the secrets revealed to him on his deathbed, Sabiha's journey to a place of promordial cold overturns the forbidden secrets of sleeping forces too terrible to name.