With a noose around his neck, Samuel arrives in a forest littered with caution tape and artifacts of the deceased. He struggles to regain his memory while fending off a pack of wolves and the mysterious visitors who seem to know more about this dying world than he does. Major, Kole, and Mara, new companions also trapped in this strange place, realize they must outrun the ominous cloud eating away at their world before it collapses upon itself. Samuel must find a way to escape the reversion.
When a tidal wave strikes the coast of New Zealand, Ben Henare and Lucy Campion are separated in the chaotic aftermath. As earthquakes shake the land and volcanoes erupt on the Pacific Rim of Fire, Ben wrestles with his Maori heritage as he faces the supernatural powers that threaten the land of Aotearoa. He must fight his way north on a quest through ice caves and oceans, battling the manifestations of the evil god Whiro and the creatures of the sky.
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Brenna and Brady are two normal kids growing up in the suburbs with phones and video games. They love visiting their grandparents in Pennsylvania, where they play in the woods. But when Sandy, a neighborhood friend, tells them about the Monroeville Monster, the siblings decide to conquer their fears and take a picture of the elusive creature. Brenna and Brady set off on a frightening quest in a mysterious forest where not everything is as it seems
Jocker and Bivy are ordinary cardinals, hoping to learn how to fly. They love playing in the nest with their parents. But when the siblings learn that their home is in danger from an army of ants, they must take action. Finally, with the help of new friends they meet along the way, Jocker and Bivy embark on a quest: Saving Upworld!
Jeremy flees into the subway beneath the streets of New York City to escape the undead horde. But he quickly discovers that there is more than darkness in the Tunnel.
The night brings more than darkness after the Fall. With her fangs bared, Tilla attacks a camp of savages until a mysterious young girl emerges from the wrecked, post-apocalyptic landscape. “The Hunt” was originally published as Retrograde and won first prize in the 2009 Boutique du Vampyre Short Story Contest.