The Rider is a GFL novella co-written by Scott Sigler and Paul E Cooley. It is the story of The Roughland Ridgebacks captain, Poughkeepsie Pete, and his favorite mount, Old Bess the Tyrannosaurus Rex. They play dinolition, and they are the best team in the game.
"So good you will not want it to end."
Under 30,000 feet of water, the exploration rig Leaguer has discovered an oil field larger than Saudi Arabia. The oil is so sweet and pure, nations would go to war for the rights to it. As the team starts drilling one exploration well after another in their race to claim the sweet crude, a deep rumbling beneath the ocean floor shakes them all to their core. Something has been living in the oil, and it's about to give birth to the greatest threat humanity has ever seen.
"Benchley meets Lovecraft and Chrichton"
When a Centers for Disease Control quarantine fails at Ben Taub Hospital, a Houston SWAT Team is sent in to secure the facility. What they find is destruction and death. Trapped in the hospital, cut off from the world, a mysterious voice on the radio is all they have to guide them. They're no longer on a mission to quarantine the remaining inhabitants. Instead, they have to destroy a multiplying menace that could infect the world before the Federal Government enacts a final solution.
"Great Classic Horror Thriller"
As the unsuspecting scientists at HAL await the arrival of the oil, they ready their lab for what they know is an important job. They've seen the test results from Leaguer; this find could make history. While the barrel is on its way to Houston, an "infection" breaks out on the far-away rig. And as life aboard the rig descends into chaos, the scientists at HAL make their own discovery - what Leaguer found is indeed historic; it just isn't oil. Instead, they've brought up a dangerous organism that could threaten all life on Earth.
"What Did We Dig Up and How Can We Stop It?"
There's a new ice cream truck roaming the neighborhood, and Trey Leger believes its driver is a monster. While the neighborhood children see a friendly man serving the treats, Trey sees a frightful demon behind the wheel. Battling years of mental illness and the demons from his own childhood, Trey investigates to determine if the creature is merely a symptom of his mental illness or something far more terrifying.
"First rate psychological thriller"
While exploring the ruins of the ancient Peruvian Norte Chico civilization, a group of archeologists unearth a mummified corpse buried in the side of a cliff. As the team examines the find, a debilitating sickness spreads among them. They have released Lamashtu, the bringer of disease and death, and must find a way to destroy it.
"I only wish there was more!"
From the dawn of civilization, they have lived among us. Their violence matched only by their beauty and ferocious sexual hunger. The unholy children of Garaaga - half human, half demon - travel our world, struggling to find their place in it. Watching. Feeding. Killing. Daemons of Garaaga chronicles three generations of these children as they stake their claim on humankind in our ancient past.
Joseph is having a bad day. Temperatures are soaring, the air-conditioning in his truck has died, and his boss is being a bigger jerk than usual. Things couldn't possibly get any worse. And then he begins to see sinister-looking mimes around the city of Houston. As more of the silent, ominous clowns appear during his deliveries, Joseph starts to wonder if he's losing his mind.
"Wonderfully Creepy Tale"