A son of poor Jamaican immigrants who grew up in Depression-era Harlem, Harry Belafonte became the first black performer to gain artistic control over the representation of African Americans in commercial television and film.
James needs money. Now. Then he learns Mickle doesn't seem to keep much track of his seemingly limitless weed inventory. Mickle won't notice if James snags just one small brick of skank, will he? James tells himself he'll take just a little, just enough to get his child support, his probation officer, his sister, his grandmother, and his baby mama off his back. Besides, a total dweed like Mickle couldn't do much about it even if he did find out? Right? Wrong!
"Don't waste your time or money."
David Bain brings you five stories from the dark side of town. Horror doesn't just happen in a creaking haunted house; the paranormal and occult can creep into every corner of the United States' urban landscape. These short stories of dark fantasy bring the metaphysical mystery of everything from demons to serial killers to your back door....
"Not scary. Mildly horrifying."
In a future time, an anarchic adventure takes place. When the queen botches a magic spell, Beezle, a cheerful demon is dispatched from hell to collect her soul. Instead he falls in love with her daughter. Eager for an adventure and challenge, Beezle relinquishes his magical powers, disguises himself as a woman, and sets out to catch the princess. But can he survive without his magic in a country ravaged by violence and on the brink of war? And what will he do without his favorite wobbly bits?
David Bain presents six tales of small town supernatural horror.
Only the most intriguing mystery could lure Sherlock Holmes from the comfort of Baker Street in the winter of 1898...and it came with the ghastly murder of a gravedigger in the most bizarre of circumstances. Thus it was that Holmes and Watson travelled to the tiny German village of Darmstadt to unmask a callous killer with an even more terrifying motive...and all within the long, ominous shadow of Castle Frankenstein....
It starts with a dream, a warning. But it's a warning that arrives too late. The Gypsies aren't coming; they're here. His grandmother and nephew are the first to fall to the demonic invaders, leaving Mitch, his grandfather, and his uncle trapped in the barn while occult madness reigns outside. Chaos is the order of the day, and Mitch can only try to cope with the ghostly paranormal attackers. His grandfather, however, remembers the bloody day that first brought the wicked Gypsies to Earth...
"Just not my thing."
Something terrifying has started happening in Eggerton. People are turning up drained of blood and very, very dead. Have vampire bats started attacking humans? If so, then who's delivering the hammer-blow that finally kills the victims? For Detective Inspector Jack Sears it's a mystery that not even virologist Doctor Christopher Deacon can help fathom. But then the police get lucky.
"Unexpectedly Good...Glad I Didn't Pass on It"
When Milford takes a job at a small shop called Magic Inc., the last thing he expects is an adventure. Before he knows it, though, he is befriending a talking cat, traveling through time, and becoming entangled in a full-fledged war.
Ever fancied taking a trip through the twilight world of the supernatural? Here's your chance to explore a terrifying universe where men fall in love with monsters, a trouble child's nightmares prove to be all too real, a house attracts evil much as a sponge attracts water, and Lovecraftian demons from a time before history make Satanic pacts in order to return from the past.
This novel is Shakespeare's worst nightmare. It takes two of the bard's most famous plays, Hamlet and Othello, and recasts them with fantasy characters in a place called Gundarland. Hamlet is a dwarf and Othello is a dark elf. Iago and his wife, Emilia, are trolls. If that isn't bad enough, these two tragedies are now comedies with Falstaff, Shakespeare's most popular rogue, thrown in as a bonus. Not familiar with Shakespeare? No problem. You'll still enjoy this romp.
A vicious serial killer is haunting the bayous of Louisiana, and the only person who can catch him is F.B.I. Agent Kate Palmer. But after years spent thinking like serial killers in order to catch them, Kate is finally facing burnout. To make matters worse, she's just about to rekindle a relationship with the only man she ever loved when the Bayou Butcher strikes again, this time terrifyingly close to home. For Kate, that makes it personal. And it might also be just the thing it takes to break her completely.
Zachary Taylor is fed up with his routine life as a town marshal and the mundane tasks of running a small ranch and settling down with his family. All this is soon to change as he finds himself embroiled in the most dangerous case of his career. Following a trail of bodies and stolen stock, he finds himself getting far more than he bargained for. Within days the menace draws a noose of terror about his life and threatens the lives of his family, a local rancher, and a beautiful saloon girl desperate for his help.
On the surface, the town of Dead End, Arizona, was just another whistle-stop on the way to nowhere. But there was more going on in Dead End than met the eye. For the very future of humanity depended upon the actions of a few brave souls...and a rag-tag army of supernatural creatures who had no souls at all! If they lost the war, Earth would be left open to invasion from another planet. If they won, their fragile alliance would end and the age-old battle between the living and the undead would continue as before.
The shadowy organization known as the Council of Thirteen had only one goal - to bring the full terror of hell to Earth. There was only one thing stopping them - Archer, the young man who had been raised from birth to fight the council and its evil minions every step of the way.