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by Josh Nadeau
by Kira A. McFaddenAUTHOR’S NOTE: This short story is the second interlude in the Frendyl Krune series. It takes place near 90 years before Frendyl Krune and the Blood of the Sun and contains information that may spoil the events of that book. Therefore, it is suggested you read Frendyl Krune and the Blood of the Sun before continuing forward. ~~~~~ Nearly a century before Frendyl Krune found the Blood of the Sun, his favorite uncle, Melroc, was ordered by King Gretryc to discover some way to trap the Prete... more
by Kira A. McFaddenAUTHOR’S NOTE: This story begins immediately after the conclusion of Frendyl Krune and the Blood of the Sun and contains information that may spoil the events of that book. Therefore, you might want to read Frendyl Krune and the Blood of the Sun before continuing forward. ~~~~~ The Blood of the Sun, an ancient gemstone that holds the power of the first amüli king, was lost to Jaecrel when Frendyl retrieved it from the Tomb of the Stone. Now, Jae wanders the icy north of Inrugia, determine... more
by Kira A. McFaddenNot long ago, Frendyl Krune joined his Uncle Melroc on a quest to find the fabled magical gem known as the Blood of the Sun. The gem’s power helped Frendyl learn to cast magic—an amazing feat for someone as young as him—but the gift comes with a cost. The stone is fused with Frendyl’s heart, and no matter where he goes, the stone’s dangerous power threatens those he cares for. To make matters worse, the sorcerer who released an imprisoned amüli claiming to be the rightful king gave Frendyl al... more
by Kira A. McFaddenThe Blood of the Sun now sits locked to Frendyl Krune’s heart, and learning to control the awesome power of the relic isn’t the only thing on Frendyl’s mind. His father and cousin have both vanished within the pitch-dark prison maze known as the Catacombs. The only being alive who might know where they are is Vilboyen, ruler of the underworld, but there’s no guarantee he’s anything but a story used to scare amüli children. And that’s not the worst of Frendyl’s problems. An amüli known as Vynd... more
by Kira A. McFaddenFrendyl Krune wants to be a knight, to serve the amüli people and never fear what lies ahead. At the age of twelve, he’s a long way from knighthood, and when someone breaks into his family’s estate through the notorious and terrifying prison known as the Catacombs, he quickly decides to face his fears rather than run. No matter how bone-chilling the prison is, Frendyl wants to know what happened and how. To make matters worse, Frendyl discovers the intruder who broke into the Catacombs also f... more
by Milo SegallaSam, a teenager killed in a car accident, wakes up in a very strange afterlife. He struggles to make sense of his surroundings and to understand why he's there; and soon discovers bizarre rules and rituals enforced by "The Management." This is not what Sam thought the afterlife would be. Other residents befriended by Sam join him in venturing out into their dark, mysterious environment to look for answers. The underworld, it turns out, is not only dangerous, it is occupied by strange creatur... more
by K.S. JonesLife moves on — no matter what... Following his father’s puzzling disappearance and his mother’s death, ten-year-old Samuel Baker goes through the motions of living in a world turned upside down. He wears an Apache talisman, a long ago gift from his father, in hopes its promise of strength and guidance is true. But what he truly wants is the power to bring back his parents. Heartless Aunt Janis is elated at the prospect of becoming Samuel’s legal guardian. She is sure an orphan boy will elicit ... more
by Douglas Bratt"Looking for a way to connect with his granddaughter, Ava's grandfather secretly places a large box under the Christmas tree. Within that box is a collection of over 100 Grateful Dead bears. Over the next seven years a connection grows between grandfather, granddaughter and that magical collection of bears…a connection that takes all of them on a special journey. A grateful journey."
by Pet PrayonghomEvery Halloween a doorway appears on the lawn of one particular house, and behind the doorway is a magical world where all your dreams come to life. Sounds too good to be true, right? What about if you're a boy with an alcoholic abuser for a father, and you go through the door? Would you choose to stay in your new perfect world? Or would you return to real life, to the baseball bats and the bruises? Five scenarios. One doorway ready to receive them all
by Dianne AstleThis is the sequel that fans of the award winning Ben the Dragonborn have been waiting for. Grade ten isn’t turning out the way Ben hoped. His best friend is no longer Ben’s roommate, but has been replaced by a strange boy that follows him everywhere. Jealousy awakens the dragon fire within Ben when the girl he likes returns to school with a boyfriend. That fire and the scales peeking out from under Ben’s shirtsleeves are making it increasingly difficult to keep his secret. Ben needs to go t... more
by Elisa S. Amore
A SECRET THAT SHOULD NEVER HAVE BEEN REVEALED
A dark reality lies hidden under our very eyes.
Since their creation, the Màsala have enforced the destiny of humankind on Earth through the Subterraneans, Angels condemned to carry the weight of death on their shoulders in order to please fate. Evan, a Subterranean, has denied his own nature in order to protect Gemma, the girl he was sent to kill and with whom he has f... more
by Dianne AstleThere is an ancient school few know of on an island shrouded in mystery. Heroes from a previous generation train those who will be the heroes the future will need. Ben Taylor does not know the true purpose of the school. His father left him at Fairhaven and disappeared. Every night Ben has the same nightmare. A winged creature of scale and claw carries him through a night lit by two moons before dropping him into deep dark water. When Ben goes to see the Principal of Fairhaven about hi... more
by Anderson Atlas
Surviving Lan Darr not only changed Allan’s life, it rocked him to his core. On Earth, he’s simply a boy in a wheelchair who got lost in the woods, but across the Hubbu connected planetary system, Allan is a hero. He must find a way back there, alone if need be.
Returning to Lan Darr might just kill him. Though he’s learned the hard way that Allan Westerfield does not die easily.
Back on Earth, Allan’s uncle and his best friend race after Allan withou... more
by Lucas Flores and Jeff HuertaThere is trouble in Wonderland. The king is gone and his court overthrown. The kingdom is now under the control of the queen and her ruthless cousin, Elzana Blackheart. Taking advantage of her cousin’s naivety and insecurities, Blackheart has reshaped the kingdom to fit her own preferences for purity and perfection. Anything not in line with such is considered expendable. However, the birth of the queen’s daughter, Wonderland's future Queen of Hearts, creates a fissure in the stranglehold Blackh... more
by Jason LuthorAs humanity lives out the remainder of its existence at the top of an isolated apartment tower, young Jackie dares to question Tower Authority and their ban on traveling into the tower's depths. Intelligent and unyielding, Jackie ventures into the shadows of the floors below. But will her strong will and refusal to be quiet—in a society whose greatest pride is hiding the past—bring understanding of how humanity became trapped in the tower she has always called home, or will it simply be her undo... more