Three years ago, Marla Killan was brutally attacked and left for dead. Her attackers were never apprehended. Now her sister has been murdered, and a note left for Marla on the body. Are the same men responsible for her sister's death, or is there another killer loose in her home town? Accompanied by a young man who's irresistibly drawn to her, Marla goes home to find the truth about her sister's death while navigating the horrors in her own past.
In 1873, the largest serial-killing spree in American history happened along the Osage Trail in Kansas. The family would later be identified as the Bloody Benders. Unlike most criminals of their time, they escaped and were never caught. This true history is now captured in a gripping fictional tale that takes the horror of murder on the plains to a dark new level.
"Pretty darn good"
Lydia McIntosh left her old life behind when she said good-bye to Prairie Town, North Carolina, and started over halfway across the country with her beloved Gran, away from her family, away from everyone who knew the person she once was and from the identity she never quite wanted in the first place. When her grandmother passes away, she returns home, and while she intends to stay only for the funeral, her grandmother has other plans - from the grave.
How can one man end the world? How can a dead boy save it? Kurt William O'Dell is a dangerous man. He has the power to tell people to do what he wants, and what he wants is for the world to burn. Alone, O'Dell doesn't possess the strength to control the whole world. To do that, he takes children with powers like his and changes them. Most serve him. One, George Farnham, will not.
A world scarred by terrorist attacks and global pandemics fights for survival. Unbound by invasion, a millennia old enchantment ends. A daughter of Earth must learn to wield the very power she fears. Dr. Katarina O'Brian, a molecular biologist, fights from her lab in Memphis, Tennessee to find a cure for Reaper, a deadly virus plaguing humanity. During another late night at work, a mental voice touches hers, chiseling a crack in her mental fortress and tempting her to explore the powers she suppresses.
Irene Jacobs always wanted a home by the sea. Pregnant with her dead husband's twins, she comes to the Blue House to heal and raise her babies. She thinks she's found solace from her sorrows, but her nightmare is far from over. Her husband's killer is coming for her and her children...and he's unstoppable.
How do you cope with extinction? Do you accept it and fade away into nothing, or do you fight the inevitable? In the brutal aftermath of a global war, pockets of survivors around the world have chosen to fight. In the harsh light of day they face one another. On lone highways and in desolate towns, humans prey upon humans. As night falls a far more terrible fate awaits.
Scarlet Summers has been through hell since her last mission left her in the hands of an evil necromancer. She got out thanks to the Moon Wolf pack, but not without a price. When three of the werewolves in the pack go missing, it is up to her to solve the case. She has to go undercover at a supernatural retail store called Fiona's Corner and Cafe to find the missing girls.
"Potential to be an interesting supernatural world"
It's been 16 years since the virus dropped, wiping out most of the human race. Now they live in exile unsure of how to keep their race alive. All they have left is their wits and hope.
Romance has endured for centuries as the most popular genre in entertainment, even in the era of classic pulp! Three stories that look at the blessed curse that has plagued men and women since time began through a pulp prism. Authors Mark Bousquet, Bonnie J. Sterling, and Phillip Drayer Duncan put their hearts on the line with three tales of lust, passion, love, hate, and more.