Only when fear is at its most intense can true heroism come into the light.
The legions of Emperor Augustus have returned victorious from putting down a massive revolt among the Germanic tribes of the Danube frontier. While Rome basks in its success, a new foe is gathering in the darkness of the Carpathian Mountains.
When a young boy shows up at the distant fortress of Troesmis, it falls to Optio Gaius Justus Vitalis and his centurion to investigate the horrors described by the young refugee.
It is just the beginning of a struggle between the Eagles of Rome and the undead forces of an enemy that could halt the Empire’s northern advance.
Download this first novella of The Carpathian Interlude historical horror series and get ready for action, mystery and blood in a clash between Light and Dark.
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Aislinn Cain wakes up on a cold concrete floor having been drugged and kidnapped by serial killer Raphael Henders. Despite the chaos, she has a few questions; is Gabriel still alive? If so, for how long? And where exactly is she?
As the answers start to reveal themselves, Aislinn comes to the realization that Raphael Henders is unlike any serial killer she has ever faced before. Not only is he brilliant, cunning, sadistic, and brutal, he is part of the organized ring of serial killers that the SCTU has been trying to eliminate. More importantly, he is just one step removed from the leader of the organization and he has answers that Aislinn needs to put her past behind her.
To survive and get what she needs, Aislinn will have to play Raphael’s game. Death is not an option, pitting Aislinn’s own desire to survive against her need to figure out who exactly was behind the murder of Aislinn’s father and sister all those years ago.
These tales range from the merely odd to the fantastic, from the tragic to the magical. In one story you'll accompany a Cajun on a single-minded mission into the backwoods of Louisiana on a deep, humid night. In another, you'll witness the life or death struggle between a fifteen year old boy and the mean drunk who's been his oppressor for years. There's also a story about writing and the writer stalking his mentor; a job that very few could do but for which many would apply (wanna be a Mind Cleaner?); and a child's tale of a favorite pasttime: crushing bugs. Eric also offers up the ground rules for getting by when your shadow is doing odd things, writes of the passion between Giacomo Casanova and the one woman he has loved down through the ages, and wonders aloud what might happen if the characters in a story grew tired of a hack writer and banded together against him. Finally he takes the reader on a hectic road trip in "Interference," and ends with "A Natural Study of the Scream." All in all, this collection provides a very satisfying, if extremely unusual, reading experience. The reader will remember these stories.
Glimpses of another world. Visions of a bloodbath…
In the aftermath of a shocking murder, Nick and Juliet handle their lives in almost opposite ways. Everything is finally on the up for Nick, now that he has full-time work, stronger relationships, and even a girlfriend. So when a romantic weekend away turns into a bloodbath, he's left disillusioned... and with the fear that someone is targeting him.
For Juliet, the things she has witnessed still haunt her, and the deceit she has suffered feels fresh. Struggling to keep her life in order, she attempts to regain confidence by learning to control her ability. Not only that, she tries out something she has avoided for a long time. Dating.
But neither Nick nor Juliet can forget what they experienced together, what they glimpsed of the Otherworld. And as events unfold, it becomes apparent that the Otherworld hasn't forgotten them either...
A lone woman. A mysterious drifter. An Empty World.
Thirty years after The Fall killed millions of people and turned them into walking corpses, twenty-three-year-old Shell Langford is the last inhabitant of Yazoo City, a small town in the Mississippi Delta. After spending five years on her own, a gang of bandits discovers her barren town, and a solitary drifter helps her escape into the post-apocalyptic wasteland filled with the living dead. Can Shell survive in the Empty World?
Empty World takes place 30 years after the events of Zach Bohannon's bestselling series, Empty Bodies. Both new and old fans alike will enjoy this new zombie thriller set in a post-apocalyptic world.
When elemental water witch Anja Shields finds her powers waning, she can't figure out the cause-- or the cure. But she's damned sure gonna try come hell or high water because surviving the bay area without her magic is not an option.
Without her innate powers, she's forced to rely on witchy basics. That means runes and spells and a warlock she's not sure she can trust to have her back outside the bedroom. But she's desperate to save her grandmother, and trusting him might be the only option.
Their journey will test the bounds of her magic, stretch the limits of her trust, and prove the strength of her love . . . or destroy everything and everyone she holds dear
At the peak of his career, Abraham "Bram" Stoker (November 8, 1847 – April 20, 1912) was working as an assistant for his friend, Shakespearean actor Sir Henry Irving, a well known and acclaimed actor in his day. But it would be the assistant whose name would outshine the boss’s.
Stoker, an Irish novelist and short story writer, is known around the globe for his Gothic horror character Dracula. Inspired in part by his friend Irving, as well as the notorious Vlad the Impaler, Stoker studied stories about vampires, but ultimately his Count Dracula would become synonymous with the famous monsters. And drawing off his experience as a newspaper writer, Stoker wrote Dracula as a collection of realistic diary entries, telegrams, letters, ship's logs, and newspaper clippings, all of which made the story that much scarier and unique.
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