In Ghost Crypt, the Drews are hired to investigate paranormal activity in the Tube in London. Strange things are afoot while the train is in motion, including doors opening unexpectedly. Also, passengers have reported frightening apparitions.
J. R. Rain here. When I get email regarding my books, more often than not that mail consists of a single question: Who's Fang? Fang, for those of you who have not read my vampire mystery novel Moon Dance, is Samantha Moon's online confidant. Although I always suspected his role would expand in future books, little is explained about who Fang is or where he comes from. Well, consider his role expanded. At least for the time being. Teeth is his story.
Communication expert and leadership coach Shawn Kent Hayashi has spent more than two decades studying how the things people say impact their business and professional lives. In her new book Conversations for Change: 12 Ways to Say It Right When It Matters Most, she not only identifies the 12 most important types of conversations people have, but shows readers how to reach their maximum potential by using these conversations effectively.
Private investigator Jim Knighthorse returns in "Easy Rider", a standalone short story where he discovers a female burglar sleeping in his office. Camry is a woman who knows too much. Down on her luck, she asks for Knighthorse's protection from her biker ex-boyfriend, Steel Eye, whom she says has murdered someone. She's a witness on the run and she also has problems of her own making. She wants to leave the biker gang, but no one ever leaves this one alive.
In a unique retelling to the classic fairy tale "Jack and the Beanstalk", Piers Anthony and J.R. Rain take you back to the magical land beyond the clouds. Back to the land of the Giants. Back to adventure and sorcery and awe-inspiring wonder.
Fenris isn't a hell planet, but it's nobody's bargain. With 2,000-hour days and an 8,000-hour year, it alternates blazing heat with killing cold. A planet like that tends to breed a special kind of person: tough enough to stay alive and smart enough to make the best of it. And when that kind of person discovers he's being cheated out of wealth he's risked his life for, that kind of planet is ripe for revolution.
Plagued by persistent dreams of King Arthur, Merlin, and the Holy Grail, mystery novelist James Dupree sets out to England to understand the meaning behind his nightly visions. Upon arriving in Glastonbury, a locale deeply connected to stories of Camelot, Avalon, and the Knights of the Round Table, James discovers that not all is as it seems in this quaint little town. There's a raven-haired girl dying of a rare lung disease, knights with swords, and strangest of all is the man who emerges from the forest.
"Not a Good Choice for Fantasy or Philosophy"
Albert Shipway is an ordinary guy, an insurance negotiator who likes booze and women and never having to say he's sorry. And he thinks this is just another day, another lunch, another order of kung pao chicken. Little does he know that he's about to meet a little old lady who knows his greatest fear. A little old lady who knows what's hiding in his heart. A little old lady who dishes up a big stew of supernatural revenge.
It's tough being the King. Which is why in 1977 Elvis faked his own death and endured massive facial reconstruction surgery, and disappeared from the limelight to live a normal life as the unassuming Aaron King. Unfortunately, leaving fame behind also meant leaving his fortune behind, too, and now Elvis finds himself broke and living in near poverty in a small apartment in Los Angeles. Luckily for him, it turns out he's a pretty good private investigator.
"Old Hound dog"
Over 150 years ago, a man was killed with a silver bullet in a rural, Pennsylvanian town. A man who just might be a vampire. The Vampire Club, a group of misfits who meet regularly in the basement of Western Virginia University’s library, think that they might have found their first documented case of a real vampire. Better yet, the Club thinks that the vampire might still be alive to this day, lying comatose in a hidden grave. And this is good news indeed for a group of vampire lovers.
Early on the morning of October 3, 1923, the inmates of Eddyville penitentiary in western Kentucky were preparing to leave their cells for breakfast. That was when Chester Walters, known as Monte Tex Walters, made a mad dash for freedom along with two other inmates, killing three guards in the attempt. A three-day siege that would later be called the Battle of Eddyville ensued, ending with the deaths of all three prisoners.
Two teenage boys, backs still raw from a whipping, make their escape from a Brooklyn Orphanage to join Brooklyn's famous Red Legged Devils of the 14th Regiment. En-route to the Civil War battlefields Bobby and Will become mule-train drivers with a scalawag muleskinner who runs supply wagons for a Massachusetts Regiment. The search for the 14th New York leads the runaways to the farmlands of Pennsylvania where Robert E. Lee is about to launch his armies of Northern Virginia against George Meade's Union Army of the Potomac. It's the eve of the biggest battle of the Civil War when the runaways finally don Union Blue.
"Run away teens looking for brother in the 14th Reg"