Sam Sharp has never been what people would call sociable. Affected profoundly by his father's death when Sam was very young, he developed into a solitary and self-sufficient person. When he finds himself transported to Gythe, a world that is completely different from his home, yet strangely familiar, he is forced to seek help. Sam's nature wars with his need to rely on the strangers he meets - a warrior, a scholar, a monk, and a telepathic creature - to help him find a way back to his own world.
"Traditional Tropes with New Spin"
He never told what went on behind closed doors. But this time, he can't remember. Things never have been easy for Steven. He accepts that, and just makes the best of things. He might not have parents or a happy home, or enough to eat most days, but at least he has a couple of loyal friends who stand by him and help out when they can. At least he has school, someplace he can go to escape the abuse. But just when he thought things couldn't get much worse, they did. Steven is accused of murder.
It is 1969; Newark, NJ. Former Green Beret Jim Slate comes home from Vietnam to live a quiet, peaceful life. His wish is cruelly denied him when he is kidnapped by Michael Monzo, a local gang boss who wants to rule the entire city. To do this he must bring down his rivals. Monzo recruits an occult practitioner who can turn an ordinary man into a vicious werewolf and then control his actions by the use of a magic amulet.
Jack the Lumberjack finds a hidden object. When the forest is burnt and Jack has to look for a new way to generate an income, he finds himself wrestling with the forces of nature and the powers of a mysterious object. He uses the tool to his advantage but discovers along the way that the balance has been disturbed. Something needs to be done to stop this evil he has accidentally caused.
"Mine craft is a great game!!!"
On the distant alien planet of Rhajnara, a conspiracy created by the facist Khandra Regime is set into motion to overthrow the rightful Rhajni Republic and instigate a policy of ethnic-cleansing. The conspirators are cunning, and it seems nothing in the universe can derail their mad apocalyptic scheme. Nothing that is, but three rambunctious Space Marines from the Third Regiment Company E of the United States Space Marines assigned to Rhajnara with the Terran Expeditionary Force.
When Ethan Hamil is struck with both the power of electricity and cancer, he has to choose his life choices wisely. This is the story about Ethan's journey, to not only help people, but to find out who he really is. Ethan has to balance being the very first hero battling a deadly disease. Now it is time to dive into the life of Sparks.
Mobile Alabama in the early 1920s is a hot-house of history, tradition, political corruption, and racial bigotry. Amidst this landscape of both grandeur and depravity arises a new avenger to battle the forces of evil and injustice. He is the mysterious Bay Phantom, a dark clad warrior willing to mete out justice with his blazing .45s. But beneath this flamboyant mask is the often inept, naive Joseph Perrone, heir to a commercial fisheries empire.
Kyle lives a typical teen's life in Cedar Falls, Washington, with his Canadian expatriate parents who commit their lives to free expression. After Kyle's parents display paintings at their art gallery that depict the president as a terrorist and mass murderer, the feds shut down the gallery and brutally arrest Kyle's parents for subversive activities.
"Good listen for teenagers"
When warned by his doctor to rest, Rick Carton, a jaded and disillusioned editor with a Boston publishing house, retires to Texas hill country to write the novel he's always intended to. But Rick discovers he is not alone at the neglected old mansion. Two lovable, Topperesque apparitions from turn-of-the-century America haunt the sometimes-bewildered Rick as struggles to face the enormous problems of contemporary society as the 21st century is about to turn.
"Gives new perspectives on love, life, and death"
The truth isn't stranger than fiction. Truth is fiction! For your whole life, secrets have been kept from you. Science and history books have gotten it wrong. They tell only part of the story. Maybe someday these books will be rewritten, but only if Diogenes Ra's secret gets out. If you only knew what Diogenes Ra knew. He knows something the rest of us don't. Fiction is real. All your favorite characters exist, their stories overlapping in one grand, timeless narrative. Diogenes Ra can access that narrative.
With my game guide, you will learn exactly what you need to know in order to become an expert player and beat your opponents! This is a complete guide with everything you need to know about the game.
Stealing the Ruby Slippers from the museum was easy. Jared broke in, smashed the case, and got out without leaving any evidence. But when Hurricane Katrina wipes out the buyer he had lined up, he's stuck. The country's most famous shoes are hidden in his dirty laundry.
"Plot 9 Performance 4"
It has been several months since veteran Green Beret Jim Slate escaped captivity at the hands of New Jersey mob boss, Michael Monzo. Employing a mercenary wizard, Monzo had transformed Slate into a werewolf with the intentions of using him as his own personal "hitwolf". But Slate managed to foil Monzo and fled to the New Jersey wilderness known as the Barrens.
From the pages of the classic pulps comes the most frightening avenger of them all, the Purple Scar! The handsome, debonair Dr. Miles Murdoch was a world-famous plastic surgeon. His life was the stuff of dreams until it all turned into a heart-wrenching nightmare. Murdoch's brother, a dedicated police officer, is brutally gunned down while on patrol. Before dumping his body into the river, his murderers pour acid over his face as a final act of contempt.
Nobody believed that Kelly didn't know where her boyfriend hid the stolen Ruby Slippers. Kelly was dating Jared when he stole the Ruby Slippers, and Eric helped hide them in an abandoned iron ore mine. When Jared died, Eric was almost killed looking for the shoes, and everyone was sure Kelly knew more than she was admitting.
In the middle of the South Seas is the island of Motugra, so named by the natives. It has the only deep water port in this island chain. On Motugra you'll find The Hanging Monkey, an inn and bar owned and operated by Irish ex-patriot Corky O'Brien. Here gather some of the most colorful rogues, scalawags, and pirates ever to ply the trade routes of the Pacific during the late 1930s.
Diogenes Ra, Joseph Lamere's breakout character of 2013, returns in Dramatis Personae: Character Flaws. Diogenes Ra is using his unique talents as a half-fictional character, working for an auction house that deals with the disembodied consciousness of famous - and infamous - fictions. Up for sale is the consciousness of Praed Pontine, so-called Master of Detection and heir to the memories and inner workings of the Great Detective himself, Sherlock Holmes. Security is tight. Tensions are high.