Five short stories for quick, fun listens. Each volume contains stories in various genres, so there is something for every listener.
Thomas believes in myths and mythological creatures, and when he reads that a mermaid's kiss has the power to heal, he thinks of his bedridden Grandpa. Thomas sets out to catch a mermaid to heal his Grandpa - if they really exist.
Tom is fascinated with bones, human bones. He wants to study them and gets his chance when Mr. Dukes allows him to dig in the vacant lot behind his store. What Tom unearths makes the neighborhood kids tremble with fear. "Ally ally oxen free!" These four little words can bring anyone out of hiding
"A Children's Spooky Tale"
Artificial intelligence has evolved, and Henry is on trial for the murder of an AI. Richard discovers he's only as old as he feels. Dr. Stanton and Dr. Kline's patient seems crazy, until he leaves the hospital in a beam of light. A wife is given the opportunity to go inside her husband's mind and do some rewiring. Tina's parents were killed in a house fire, but that doesn't stop them from sharing her special day.
"Grandma's Scrapbook": Grandma's bags are packed, and she is ready for a death vacation. "Destination... 3009": Jim finished building his time machine, and he's ready to see what advances the future has to offer, but he is stunned by what he doesn't find. "My Friend, Clarence": Jeremy knows intimate details about the murders of several young girls. He claims his friend, Clarence, is the perp. The only problem - Clarence is Jeremy's imaginary friend.
Stories include: "Finder's Weepers": Leonard gets caught up in his own web of lies. "Remain Calm": The insane never question their own sanity. "Punctilious": Being on time just may be a matter of life and death. "Assailant": A strange rash of burglaries occur ahead of a warm front. "Laugh Like a Baby": A story of mixed up emotions - literally!
This is a collection of five science fiction and speculative fiction stories.
Since his father's deployment, Adrian feels he has to be the man of the house. So when the boogieman scares his little brother, Sam, every night, he and his friends, Ralph and Sean, are determined to find the boogieman and give him a taste of his own medicine. With the help of Socks, Sean's dog, their search leads them to small cottage behind the park where they encounter Alfred C. Bogeyman and the forces of fear, bravery and evil collide.