Maximillian Bacchus is the ringmaster, ruler, guide, and owner of what he considers the greatest show in the world. Traveling with a crocodile named Malachi, a trapeze girl named Ophelia, a strongman they call Hero (which is short for Hieronymus), and a clown named Domingo de Ybarrondo, who paints in a wagon pulled by a giant ibis bird, the troupe wanders from adventure to adventure with mythic aplomb.
"Weird Circus and Great Story"
After the assassination of his mother, Haydn, Sebastian now rules Mars. But a revolt by Haydn's old enemy forces Sebastian to make his stand.
John Davis might be going insane. Or he might be reshaping reality. He isn't sure which. When the world starts shifting around him, he is the only one who seems to notice. The changes seem harmless at first-sunny skies, a nicer apartment, new furniture-but quickly turn sinister when his best friend vanishes without a trace. In his search for the truth behind his friend's disappearance, John uncovers a mysterious organization dedicated to hunting down those who can shift reality-and they want John dead.
Sit back, turn the lights down low, and get ready for the scare of your life. Immerse yourself into some of the best horrifying short stories ever told. 5 Short Stories from '31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead' includes "Eyes of the Devil", "The Butcher", "Flesh on the Grill", "The Ghost of Hill Haven Road", and "Spells of Death". Narrated by Bruce Donnelly.
Dirty White Boy is a vivid mosaic of modern London, caught between the ghosts of the past and the uncertainties of the future. With an unforgettable cast of characters ranging from Chico the camp queen to Pam the Fag Lady (with guest spots by stars like Kathy Griffin and Graham Norton), these compulsively listenable true tales offer a wry panorama of Soho's rich and often raucous subcultures.
Life was good for the Walker family. They had a hundred acre farm with plenty of livestock to keep their family's lifestyle above everyone else in town. Johnny Walker stood six feet six inches tall but was as gentle as a kitten. Johnny's wife Elizabeth was by far the prettiest woman around. The Walker's had two beautiful children Sarah and Jimmy. The children grew up fast because their father was an ex-marine in the Vietnam War and believed in hard work and didn't want to raise lazy children on his farm.
Jason started life off with three strikes against him. He was born on a sacrificial altar that his mother was sacrificed on during a Satanic Ritual. Jason's father was the leader of the satanic cult known as "Satan's 7 Demon Knights" that were conducting the ritual. Jason's mother was being sacrificed because she wanted out of her husband's satanic cult. Jason's father raised the sacrificial knife and drove it through his wife's heart as she screamed in agony.
Billie Ridell liked to dabble in the occult mainly because he was an outcast with his classmates at school. Billie stood about four feet nine inches tall with jet black hair and a lisp when he would talk. Billie always dreamed about being Class President one day and even his ultimate dream was to be the President of the United States of America but that was stretching it a bit too far. Billie never stood up for himself he would just suppress his feelings but we all know that's not healthy to bottle up your anger.
Charlie was sick and tired of cooking at his Uncle Sam's diner because all Sam had on the menu was the same bland stuff that had been cooked over 20 years. Charlie wanted to have the best diner in town. His dream was about to come true with the help of a stranger in black. The only way that Charlie's diner would become successful is by accepting the stranger in black's offer. The stranger's offer would be fatal for Charlie.
Susie Meyers was one of the most beautiful women you ever laid eyes on. But her unfortunate demise made her the urban legend of Hill Haven road.