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by Donna ElliottWhen an X-class solar flare collides with Earth’s atmosphere, high-energy radiation annihilates millions and collapses world-wide power grids. Simultaneously, the electromagnetic storm rushes through the body of sixteen-year-old Mya Bernal, leaving her with “shocking” abilities. Suddenly faced with dwindling food supplies, a hostile town take-over, and the murder of two schoolmates, Mya struggles to control her new powers. When she and her best friend become the killer’s next intended targets, a... more
by Lyman DitsonDesert Angels is a thought-provoking adventure that takes place in the New Mexico desert. It is about a man and his dog who encounter unique characters and situations. The style is in the vein of The Little Prince.
by Kailey AnnIn the summer of 2001, a seven year old girl named Mily trips head-first into a patch of Pitcher's thistle. She loses almost all her marbles from the fall, and winds up with magic bugs in her brain. The bugs, which Mily and her friends call ‘Clairs,’ grant her various clairvoyances—giving Mily a higher sense of awareness in her everyday life. Knowing no one would believe her, she keeps it a secret from the grown-ups. A global turn of events cloisters Mily and her family underground, far aw... more
by J.D. MitchellHaskell wants to be a legend, loved by all and rich beyond measure. A hero like his grandfather, who broke the orcish hordes. But the old world is gone, its remnants left to rot in the borderlands far away. Froba wants to be free from hunger and privation; free from a brutal master forcing her to steal from men and women vainly chasing glory. She knows what they don't: that the deck is stacked against them, and there are no heroes left in the world. To survive, Haskell must forget tales o... more
by Victor BonsignoreA story filled with spooks, screams of fear and the tricks and treats of Halloween. e Ghosts Ghouls and Skeletons, all Silhouettes of the night. With our imagination the other world comes alive. e fascination and the magic of this special day. Makes it fun for kids until they are ninety. Also, A Legend that was told for centuries and a tradition that will never end.
by Morgan SmithAn unnamed and mutilated corpse in a windswept field. Some street kids gone missing. Vampires and hellhounds appearing where they should not be, and a woman whose witchcraft has gone out of control. Someone is trying to destroy all of Elfhame, and is using the Human world to do it. One young Fae girl is determined to stop them.
by Isaac ThorneIn the twilight of March 21, 1955, eight people take cover in their local general store while a thundering torrent and flash flooding threatens life and livelihood alike. None of the eight are everything they claim to be. But only one of them hungers for human souls, flesh, and blood. An overflowing waterway destroys their only path of escape. The tiny band of survivors is forced to confront themselves and each other when a peculiar stranger with a famous face tries to pick them off one by on... more
by Justin DoyleThe destruction of the embargo has made Darynn Mark a lot of enemies: an interstellar bounty hunter, the Grand Cardinal, families of the fallen. On top of that, Darynn struggles with his new responsibility to discover the truth behind Vastire’s gods, while battling his growing internal desire to destroy. Darynn and Fyra must travel to the frozen planet Yiptae to find the final pieces of the gods’ puzzle. But Yiptae has problems of its own, from a violent revolution to the assassination of a k... more
by Bruce Burgess JunekA girl of prophecy on a black stallion, a boy falconer and a Barbarian Prince share destinies with a deadly female warrior/mystic. But not happily ever after. After the fall of the glorious matriarchal Ambri Empire an infant girl named Tyme mysteriously appears in the stables of a magnificent borderland castle, now part of a Barbarian Kingdom. She learns to ride Spike, a notorious mountain ibex, is taught the sword by the castle champion, and spiritually mentored by a fearless old herb wo... more
by frank mcmanus
Frankly Savannah is a marvelous romp through space, time, and oddball characters. The story centers around a Father/Daughter satellite repair company, a job they take investigating a gold coin, and a lost WWI pilot who discovers a time portal. The US Government dissolves; the Earth shifts on its access; an AI known as Elon Musk wants to create a race of super Tesla bots, and Amazon Alexa runs us all. Mix all that with a touch of female domination, quirky characters, unique restaurants... more
by K.N. Salustro
Nate is a magic user with a very bleak future. His magic is not strong enough to adequately serve the Solkyrian Empire, and he is cast aside. When he's picked up by a pirate captain with a special interest in his magic, he thinks that he may have found a way to prove himself to the empire after all. The captain wants Nate's help tracking something dangerous over the open ocean, however, and Nate needs to survive his new life long enough to return home. But as Nate learns how to live a... more
by Ann Greyson
Gillian and Lance Wincoff travel from Watchung, New Jersey to spend a week in a cabin in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, an idyllic setting in the Poconos. It’s the perfect vacation with their 12-year-old daughter, Abby, an avid birdwatcher. When Abby suddenly disappears from the cabin, Monroe County Sheriff Andy Kirkman and his team of deputies begin the search.
There are no signs of Abby, the facts in this case are hard to find. With the election approaching,... more
by Deek RhewShai was born to die. Genetically designed to recall everything in perfect detail, Shai’s sole purpose is to gather new memories for the AI that has ruled the Earth since the fall of civilization. Though, unlike her friends who’d been bred to remember passion, exhilaration, or love, her unfortunate specialty is near-death feats of terror. And every day, as she's being forced to jump off the world’s largest towers and drive trucks over cliffs, she's also secretly plotting the demise of the AI ... more
by Loren RhoadsThere’s something magical about that sense of terror that grips you in the middle of sleep, when your heart pounds, you can’t catch your breath, and you know the monster is seconds away from grabbing you. While this anthology occasionally records the odd hallucination or vision from beyond, you’ll find no dream sequences here. These nine stories are designed to induce nightmares. In “La Japonesa” by Lisa Morton, a college professor chasing tenure comes face to face with something with sharp c... more
by Omara WilliamsIt is the end of the twenty-first century. Droughts and floods have left Earth on the brink of collapse, with limited resources and habitable land. Erin Lobart, a bright young student living on the remote island of Tinian with her adoptive parents, is partnering with rescue teams to deliver food and medicine that is barely keeping civilisation afloat. On her sixteenth birthday, Erin and her best friend, Sam, make a startling discovery.
by Tegan Anderson“While your children and grandchildren are away, I like to think that they’re visiting a fantastic place, somewhere where they aren’t restrained by an illness or held back by their own emotions, a place where there is nothing but health and happiness to greet them.” Once upon a time, Oliver wakes up in a Forest full of magic and monsters, not quite dead, but not quite alive either. He wakes with three other people whose lives have been cut short, each more tragically than the last. Together, t... more