Snatched by an omnipotent being from an intergalactic battle between humans and a malevolent, alien race, The Outsiders, that will end in mutual destruction, Carson finds himself sealed in an arena, a hemispherical-shaped force field slightly larger than a football field, encompassing a sweltering blue desert on an alien world.
In a story that heralded in a genre, a world-famous big-game hunter learns firsthand how it feels to be hunted when a deranged Russian millionaire hunts him on his secluded tropical island as The Most Dangerous Game.
"Good story with an excellent telling"
In a rundown house in Philadelphia live two orphan brothers: the reclusive, frightened Philip and the violent pickpocket thief Treat. Into this savage and ferociously funny world enters Harold, a shadowy underworld figure of power and influence who irrevocably changes the precious balance between the two brothers. This is a Steppenwolf Theatre Company Production, starring Kevin Anderson, Terry Kinney, and John Mahoney.
The Last Leaf is an endearing story about many forms of love and our interdependency upon one another and most importantly ourselves. In it a young woman dying from pneumonia despite the best efforts of her loving roommate, a doctor, and a mature resident in the building who has appointed himself guardian to the young lady and her housemate, soon learns that she is the key to her own life or death and in that discovery she helps a friend rise to their true greatness.
A woman learns that she is too close to the truth when she hypothesizes that the Earth is a super organism determined to either purge itself of humanity or pare it down substantially.
In Welcome To Hexville, the first book of the Hexville series, a documentary crew meeting with the peacekeeper sheriff of Hexville discovers that with the exception of him and his deputies, the citizens of Hexville are far, far, far from what they expected when they left the "calm" of LA for this assignment. Everyone in the town possesses mystical abilities, and it's the job of the peacekeeper and his deputies, all unbiased and unaligned, to maintain order between the funny and at times contentious townspeople.
"excellent start, where's the rest?Delivery awaited"
So you're in a bad job. You can, in time, get another job. After all it's not a matter of life and death. Or is it? A young man soon learns that no matter how bad he thinks his job is, it has a tremendous upside.
Girlfriend Apocalypse I: Following a breakup, a couple unexpectedly meet, and both fury and sparks fly. Girlfriend Apocalypse II: An onslaught of supernatural events assails a man who quickly realizes both the source and the two competing choices he faces.
"I like zombie books"
A woman married to an abusive man goes to court for help. There he attempts to justify his actions. But the court finds his defense is without merit and gives him what he deserves.
Zoe - a beautiful young woman, class president, driven to be the best at everything she does - uses skills honed as captain of the rifle team, when she finds herself the only thing between her class and a massacre at graduation.
After being hunted for centuries because of his garish form, one of the most famous monsters in history suddenly finds that he's a sex symbol. His new status arises from the world’s ever increasing embracement of grotesque body art implants. These esthetics have, in their end, left the world full of monsters.
A man convicted of being a saboteur for the Confederacy during the American Civil War stands on Owl Creek Bridge with a noose around his neck. As the procedures for his hanging are carried out, he seizes an opportunity to escape.
Following a breakup a couple unexpectedly meets and both fury and sparks fly.
Discovered wandering a road early in the morning by the police, his memory of the night's events gone, Randolph Carter struggles to learn why he and Harley Warren were in an ancient cemetery with scientific equipment and why only he survived.
Attending to the affairs of his late uncle, a man pieces together disturbing notes, articles, and horrendous carvings of a nightmare beast on stones neither of which are from this world. It propels him on a world-wide search that culminates with the discovery that dormant, great, elder beings who seeped to Earth before humanity's dawn are stirring in their sleep and will rise to re-exert their dominion over the world at the expense of humans and their civilization.
"I guess I just did not get it."
Every other Thursday on Santa Monica Boulevard’s Comedy Central Stage, a motley assortment of prolific Hollywood writers, actors, and comics convene to reveal the most personal—and colorful—parts of their lives. Their soul-baring monologues reveal the sources of their creative genius, from wacky families, to psycho exes, random ramblings, and unbelievable Hollywood insights.
During the Yukon Gold Rush, a jilted lover returns to settle his score.
Follow the horror of the career of Herbert West, as in medical school he seeks and fails with terrifying consequences to animate the "Graveyard's Cold Clay", to return the dead to life, continuing through his private practice as a physician where he finally learns to reanimate not only entire dead bodies, but parts, with horrendous consequences.
"Amateurish at Best"
An ancestral feud takes an unexpected turn when two armed men unexpectedly meet in a dark and lonely place.
"A Shot of Saki"
A vengeful man strikes back from the dead against the undertaker that wronged him in death....