Magic. Death. Life. And what lies between them. The supernatural is no delusion or illusion. Those who wander the lost paths find that out. Some survive until the dawn. Many do not. It is a world of terrible wonders if you but look closely into the shadows as these 13 tales reveal. Explore new realities, obscured by smoke and darkness yet brilliantly tangible, in this extraordinary collection of short works by a new talent. It will dazzle your senses, touch your heart, and haunt your dreams.
After escaping the Vault, a prison for gods, twin siblings Preeti and Vineet make a desperate journey to another world: The Abyss, also known as the human world. The Abyss is nothing like they imagined, and soon they find that they may like it more than the world of the gods, especially when relationships form with their human friends. Three years are all they have to hide from the Goddess of Law, a woman determined to either imprison or kill the twins and take their spot as rulers of the gods.
Everyone knows how the world will end. Everyone is wrong. "Sometimes to fight for the Light, you have to do it in the dark." Victor Standish. The trouble with one of the undead loving a mortal is that it always ends...with the death of the mortal. And so Alice Wentworth has lost Victor Standish. Or has she? Is that his shade she keeps seeing at St. Marrok's?
Victor Standish, street gypsy living on the haunted streets of the French Quarter, should live in fear. But his is a philosophy of defiance…and love: "No one's life should be rooted in fear. We are born for wonder, for joy, for hope, for love, to marvel at the mystery of existence, to be wounded by the beauty of this world, to seek truth and meaning, to hunger for wisdom, and by our treatment of others to brighten the corner where we are."
Voodoo in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania? A mystic travel trailer that has a life of its own and takes its name too seriously? A deadly, unbeatable worker of dark magic out to unravel the fabric of reality? A Hellhound named Puppy? All in a normal day for the last Lakota Heyoka, Toomey Starks.
A physically challenged cast off girl, a mysterious Greek physician, and a Hollywood party to die for. All come together for a tale of horror, friendship, betrayal, and redemption. The undead Texas Ranger, Sam McCord, travels the world, seeking justice for the murder of a teenage prostitute. The clues he finds takes him to Amsterdam, Jerusalem, and to the hidden catacombs beneath the Vatican itself. Finally, there he must come face to face with his worst nightmare.
Book four of 50 in the Junior Geography Detective Squad, 50-state, mystery, trivia series.
Come. The ghosts of those masters are standing upon the last edge of reality. Listen to their fading voices. They wait with the last vestiges of their souls to teach you. Now, before it is too late. Listen to Ghost Writers in the Sky. Learn from the ghosts of the true masters of writing. And as an added bonus, you will laugh along the way. Part ghost story, all manual on how to improve your writing, Ghost Writers in the Sky will leave you a better writer.
In a world of nightmare, do love, courage, and laughter stand a chance? Seven dark tales answer that question.
This novel is 2nd in a Trilogy about the 17-year-old activist and co-conspirator with John Brown at Harpers Ferry, his daughter Annie Hope Brown, who falls in love with her father's 1st-in-command and is having John Henry Kagi's baby. However, she has kept the pregnancy a secret, and is now clawing her way back to Kagi in the company of a man named Wesley Lane, secretly a Pinkerton Agent out to make a name for himself as the man who has killed her outlaw father to reap the reward of thousands as well as the fame.
Book one of 50 in the Junior Geography Detective Squad, 50-state, mystery, trivia series.
At seventeen, Annie Hope Brown is a woman in 1859 when she conspires against the US government with her infamous father, John Brown, and his Kansas Raiders. These men are anti-slavery forces Annie helps prepare to pull off the first home-grown terrorist attack in the US. The attack on the US Armory at Harpers Ferry as seen through the eyes of a love-struck, idealist young lady who abhors slavery and falls in love with her father's right hand man, John Kagi.
This award winning story is the predecessor to the Junior Geography Detective Squad (JGDs), 50-state, mystery trivia series. We meet the characters - Matt Patterson, his sister Mary Beth, Jolene Ariette and Guy Lombard (Matt's best friend). We follow the teams as they are on a party train looking for clues leading to a mystery destination. Where will the Train of Clues take you?