In the distant future the United States has been split into two regions separated by a barren wasteland; this is the country of Dystopia. Here the individual is discouraged, freedom is an illusion, food is rationed, and everything you do is tracked by a chip implanted in your arm. This is Dana Ginary's world.
Your child will enjoy this Halloween book full of eerie ghost stories and spooky tales. This is an excellent listen for early learners that can be heard aloud with friends and family while traveling or in waiting rooms. Halloween jokes are also included!
Listen to these spooky & bone-chilling Halloween stories from the best-selling author, Arnie Lightning! These Halloween short stories are quick and easy to listen to and enjoy. You and your children will enjoy the spooky tales!
Dr. Lacy Miller is the Chief Medical Examiner for New York City. She sees many murders go unsolved and her need to find the persons responsible for the crimes leads her to develop a serum. A serum that will allow the dead to tell her their story. This highly unethical practice comes crashing down around her as the FBI and CDC become involved. The ripple effect of the serum continues to stack up leaving the world forever changed.
A searing short story about the brutal reality that underpins the lives of many Thai women. Nung had trod a well worn path into the sex pits of Pattaya, Thailand. Rescued from this life by her knight in shining armour, Nung's problems were only just beginning. It was becoming impossible for her to balance her dreams against the needs of her family. A problem made worse as she couldn't understand the deal.
Thailand is full of social misfits and malcontents that have moved there from the West in the hope of starting a new life. The one thing they can't leave behind when they move across the world is their personalities. A stunning lack of self-awareness is a common feature. The Bald Man is typical of many of this type. Follow his misadventures as he struggles to maintain his self-image. The Bald Man is a satirical short story which is a bit too close to the truth for many Thai expatriates.
Four kids decide to start a clubhouse in an old, abandoned office at the edge of town. Little do they know that it really is the old office of Scrooge and Marley, and now Marley has come back with lessons for them all. They just have to find out what he's trying to teach them....
The Space Mariners tells the story of two 16-year-old school-leavers dismissed as unemployable no-hopers who hang around a spaceport in an effort to obtain a job, only to find themselves embroiled in an adventure involving a disgraced captain of a gargantuan space-freighter that vanished under very mysterious circumstances, a planet-hopping vagrant stowaway, and an Irish double-crossing space pirate named Blood who has claimed an unknown paradisiacal world for his own.
Meet the Samson family - the father, a rough mountain man living in east Tennessee. His wife murdered by a late-night intruder forces James Samson to make the toughest decision of his life. The year is 1881 and James realizing he cannot raise his two children, Jeremiah and Charles, on his owns elects to send them away to be cared for by others. Charles Samson is sent to live with his grandparents in faraway London England, and Jeremiah is sent off with a traveling Evangelist to learn the ways of God.
Six months have passed since Dana and Kenny parted. Forced to live as a wanderer, Dana discovers a crashed drone and learns of the chaos within Dystopia and what President Klens has planned for the resistance. Realizing that she must go back, Dana acquires the help of a 70-year-old man and an old friend. Upon her return, she finds that rebellion is in the air as the government continues to eliminate dissenters.
Exiled from Dystopia, Dana is forced to wander in the barren wasteland until she chances upon a small settlement. There, she meets a man named Sampson who introduces her to a new way of life; one that involves independent achievement. Learning the value of living independently, for the first time Dana is able to decide her own fate and manages to create a new life for herself.
Sometimes death is the beginning. Sometimes death is the only end. Someone has to die.
What secrets does the inner earth contain? In this new suspenseful novel, we are introduced to game designer Kevin Ralston. He thinks that his game about wars involving Lemuria and Atlantis in the Earth's inner core are simply fantasies. However, when a mysterious organization attempts to recruit him - first with payments, then with threats - he begins to question whether there is more to all this than he ever suspected.
Life doesn't go smoothly for most of us, and Tom Wilson had his share of heartache. This is the story of a good man's battle against the demon drink - and his attempt to start a new life in Thailand. Tom thought he had found paradise - he forgot there's always a snake in paradise.
What was it like for an eight-year-old kid to hear his brother was drafted to the Vietnam War effort? Turned out that like many others, his brother spent the entire service period in Thailand. The letters home made an indelible mark on that young kid. Years later, he decided to retrace his brother's footsteps in Bangkok, Thailand, and found himself falling in love.
A professor is teaching a night course in a cemetery, of course. Through many short stories, he teaches the students about the many types of magic everywhere, but there's one lesson he forgot to teach them. See if you have learned the lesson.
Let a fresh distinctive voice in science fiction guide you on journeys to the photosphere of the sun, the coding regions of DNA. Listen to stories about 21st century asteroid settlements to World War II Romania, from an Earth dominated by immortal aliens to Christ's empty tomb.
A plane crash at Mt. Hood in Oregon has occurred and two friends make their way back down the mountain to civilization. Their return, a happy one of course, but they themselves are not happy. What they thought was only a day turned out they were missing for two weeks.
The mind is a very wondrous thing, it can raise us up to heights beyond the imagination or drop us into a world filed with terror and despair. What you believe may not always be fact, and what is fact may not always be believed. The choice is yours to decide.
"I can't believe I've been an archaeologist all these years and all I have to show for the thirty plus years is a couple dinosaur bones. I feel I've been nothing, but a disgrace to all archaeologists abroad. When will my luck change?" said a sad Dr. Moreland. Sometimes, when we are at our lowest points in life, some kind of intervention steps in and our luck changes. That is what is about to happen to Dr. Moreland the moment he pulls his revolver from his desk, and points the gun to his head.