Prepare for extreme horror. This collection of 10 stories features a range of international talent: award-winning authors, masters of horror, rising stars, and fresh new voices in the genre. Take care as you reach into these dark places, for the things here bite, and you may withdraw a hand short a few fingers. Authors included in this collection: Antonio Simon Jr., Trevor Boelter, Mia Bravo, Mark Meier, J.S. Watts, Paige Reiring, and Rich Phelan.
"Ten flavors of horror brilliantly narrated"
Marco's life as a messenger isn't great, but the work is easy, and he gets retirement pay in 30 years. Little does he know his life teeters on the cusp of change.
"Fun, fantastic, and funny!"
Discover a side of Miami so hidden even the natives don't know it exists. A space rocket abandoned in the swamp, a futuristic expo that never was, a city wiped off the map, a national monument at the bottom of the ocean.
"A Must Listen For People In Miami"
Glance out the window of a speeding train. The landscape is never the same twice. That's the vibe behind Transit Dreams. This audiobook is a collection of short stories and vignettes. Some may make you laugh, others may make you think. They run the gamut from fantasy to comedy, from horror to cynicism, to just plain weird, and make all stops in between. All aboard. You're in for a ride.
"Brilliantly narrated, brilliantly written"
These 25 poems explore the dark paths on our walks through life: addiction, bereavement, solitude. These are the forgotten spaces, blighted areas we pretend don't exist. Everybody's got one. For some, it's outside their windows; others, it's under their very roofs. But regardless of where these dark places are, a pit of quicksand is just as deadly no matter where located. Tread lightly.
"Memorable Poetry Performed By Award-Winning Poet"
It's 4004 BC in this retelling of the Adam and Eve story, in which a hermit's life is turned upside down by the arrival of a mysterious woman in his camp. As the story of their portentous meeting carries forward through the millennia, only time will tell if Lilith is a heroine, a victim, or a monster.
"A new take on an old story"
AD 1881: After a close brush with death in a steamship disaster, Prometheus encounters another survivor who gripes about how aimless his life has become. Prometheus helps him find his purpose, inadvertently setting in motion the assassination of President Garfield.
"A sci-fi twist on a presidential assassination"
This humorous stream of consciousness romp shows the weird side of serving as a juror in Miami's justice system. A young man gets a jury summons for his 18th birthday, thanks to the dual misfortunes of having survived that long and not having committed any felonies along the way. Growing up in Miami in the '80s, it was something of a perfect storm.
Revenge is a drink best served chilled: Jeremy's new apartment harbors a demonic wish-granting fridge, which he uses to exact bloody vengeance on his obnoxious roommate.
At the height of the Cold War, one man decodes clandestine signals broadcast over a shortwave radio station. His discovery pushes the world to the brink of global nuclear disaster.
This dark comedy, written in the style of an article in a history journal, celebrates a huge find. Egyptologists unlock a 3,000-year-old mystery when they unearth a tablet identifying Nebmahket, the forgotten son of Pharaoh Ramesses II. They soon learn why the ancient Egyptians were quick to cover up Nebmahket's existence - the angry young man ate nine babies in his lifetime, two of which were his own children.
Sundry's Antiques boasts the largest collection of porcelain dolls. With their painted-up faces and beady glass eyes, you'd almost think they were watching you....
Late one night, a stranger wanders into a diner off the interstate highway. He orders coffee, takes a refill, and steps back out into a downpour. The waiter knows there's something off about his visitor, but he has no way of knowing just how otherworldly this stranger is until the authorities call him in for a recorded statement the next day. Just who - or what - is the mysterious Company Man?
A married man fights the amorous advances of a ceiling light fixture. Maybe, if he'd put a bulb in it like his wife asked him to, it'd have left him alone.