Passionate about death, serial killer Nathan Baxter left details of the murders he committed over the years in a journal that had been stored in a police locker until now. These journal entries are presented in unedited form and offer a look into the mind of a killer. Occasionally, detailed insight of the crime scene will be provided by local law enforcement professionals. The first entry is about Nicole Winters. She was a 28-year-old secretary who met Baxter in the small town of Cottonwood, AZ. It wouldn't be long after their encounter that she would become another one of his victims.
Marisela Gomez always felt like a lucky soul. Life always seemed to go her way - until now. As her friends are being viciously murdered by a serial killer using Lucky Damnation scratcher tickets, Marisela discovers a terrifying truth. The killings are a psychopath's revenge for a mistake she had made years ago. In a race against time, Marisela must do all she can to save her friends and avoid being the next victim.
Detective Lauren Bruni has dealt with death for her entire life. She has watched it ruin lives, and brought people closer together. Her job taught her to separate fact from fiction. But on a cold December day, all Lauren had believed in would be shattered and tossed aside. Thrust in a world unlike any she has seen before, she investigates a prominent figure's grisly murder, and searches for answers along a strange new set of people. With a killer watching her every move in the background ready to strike again at a moment's notice.
"Too Much Horror for Me"
One dark and warm October night in the heart of Arizona, a group of friends are out for an evening of fun. It was a night for celebration, and to draw them away from the world.
"DO NOT PURCHASE THIS PIECE OF CRAP!"
Casey Dwyer is haunted. After a horrific car accident that claimed the life of her sister, she has struggled to return to a normal life. But on a cold winter day what seemed like a harmless text on her cell phone changed everything. Now, Casey will try to do anything to protect her and her family and friends against a vengeful spirit. Even kill. Who is the spirit stalking Casey and how far will it push her into the darkness of madness?
"CHILLS .... CREEPS .... CRINGE .... IT'S ALL HERE!"
Bambi Simmons is the perfect woman. She is tall, slender and blonde with everything going for her. But she also has a very dark secret that only a few unfortunate people have learned. When an officer comes too close to the truth, she totally has to take care of business. Embark on a different sort of vampire tale in this dark comedy by Joel M. Andre that features his beloved detective Lauren Bruni.
"BLONDES ARE "DEADLY" FUN -BRUNETTES ARE SERIOUS !"
On a warm summer afternoon, in northern Arizona, a double homicide stains the ground with blood. Detectives are called out to handle the investigation, each plagued with their own internal demons, and aren't prepared for what they are about to find. Detective Lauren Bruni, faces a world of darkness and evil, as a demonic force begins to leash an attack on a small town. As the stakes begin to rise, so does the stunning truth, that not even Lauren can imagine. In a world where her life had started to fall apart, she must pick up the pieces and push forward in an effort to save those that she loves the most.
"Terrible, terrible narration."
At the end of her life, Beth Sanders learns a haunting secret. In this chilling short story, an ordinary woman find she must come to terms with a horrifying evil.
Our tale has been told so many times by so many different people. Yet, no one heeds the warnings, and the message of the tale is lost from generation to generation. The time is coming again, oh so very soon it will be upon us. Darkness will fall upon the Earth, and one of the five races will reign supreme. Follow an epic tale in which vampires, witches, elementals, demons and humans once ruled the land. Experience the power of the Pentacle of Light, and lose yourself in a new world of fantasy.
In this dark, philosophical tale of horror, a man has the opportunity to sit down with Death. What he discovers is that the dying process is a little more complex than he imagined and that making a deal with the Grim Reaper comes with a price.
Carol and Tammy Long have fought a constant battle with their weight all their lives. When a stranger on the television offers an amazing new diet plan with a weight loss success rate of 100 percent, Tammy feels like it was an answer to their prayers. As the pair ventures off to the Verde Valley Weight Loss Clinic things start to take a darker turn. The owner Kathy Black gives them a new take on the classic idea of perfection. Now, placed in a medical facility where they are constantly monitored, the women learn there is something wrong with perfection.
A time so very long ago decided the very fate of our race. Men and women once survived below the Earth's crust. Our faces, banished from the warmth of the sun, and left to the darkness and the cold stone. Our tale has been told so many times by so many different people. Yet, no one heeds the warnings, and the message of the tale is lost from generation to generation. The time is coming again, oh so very soon it will be upon us. Darkness will fall upon the Earth, and one of the five races will reign supreme.
As Nathan Baxter attends the funeral of one of his victims, he encounters a woman he shares a sinister secret with.
On Valentine's Day, a young vampire learns that love isn't always easy. Even as the love between her and the boy she likes grows, she learns that the darkness inside of her can't be controlled. This is a short story prequel to, Valley Vampire.
"SHORT AND CREEPY ! ! !"
As Ian Vasquez heads to a bar in Jerome, AZ, he makes the mistake of picking up Charlie Walker. With the promise of a small fortune, he heads off to an abandoned mine where things take a dark and brutal turn.
A time so very long ago decided the very fate of our race. Men and women once survived below the core of the Earth's crust. Visit a world where Vampires, Witches, Elementals, Demons, and Humans once ruled the land. In Part Six, Grythe kidnaps Moira while she dreams, sending her sister Kyla out on a journey to save her with Gitch. While this is taking place, the demon king Abatu sends his trusted warrior to aid in the safe return of Moira, while Gerwulf's bloodline prepares for a surprise.
A time so very long ago decided the very fate of our race. Men and women once survived below the core of the Earth's crust. Our faces, banished from the warmth of the sun, and left to the darkness and the cold stone. Visit a world where Vampires, Witches, Elementals, Demons and Humans once ruled the land. In the fifth part, Gerwulf faces the Vampire Grythe and Alex learns of his Destiny.
A time so very long ago decided the very fate of our race. Men and women once survived below the core of the Earth's crust. Our faces, banished from the warmth of the sun, and left to the darkness and the cold stone. Visit a world where Vampires, Witches, Elementals, Demons, and Humans once ruled the land. Part four continues with the tale of Gerwulf, as he torments a small village under the command of a demon. The witch Isabella intervenes and provides him with some troubling news.
A collection of Joel's work over the years. Included in this work are: Midnight Express, Cold Black Stone, For The Salem Witch, Goodbye, Pray The Rain Never Ends, Reflection, The Chase, and much more! As a bonus, there is an exclusive look at his Novel coming Fall 2008.