BLOOD DREAMS AND OTHER STORIES is a collection of horror/supernatural/thriller stories that attempts to answer the following questions:
--Is accepting a dinner invitation always a good thing?
--Can mannequins come to life?
--Can humans disappear into sinkholes and survive?
--When are dreams real?
--Where do the elderly disappear?
--Are stories true?
--What do gravediggers really do?
--When is a woman not a woman?
--Should women always stick together?
--When are road trips not fun?
--How would you feel trapped inside your body?
--What happens when the earth is overpopulated?
We're the D'Artigo sisters: Half-human, half-Faerie, we are savvy—and sexy—operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence Agency. But our mixed-blood heritage short-circuits our talents at all the wrong times. My sister Camille is a wicked-good witch whose magic is as unpredictable as the weather. My sister Delilah transforms into a tabby cat when she's under stress. And me? I'm Menolly, acrobat-extraordinaire-turned-vampire. And I'd give my right fang to make my sire pay for killing me. That is, if he doesn't find me first...
All over Seattle, humans have been going missing, only to turn up as newborn vampires—the sure sign of a rogue vamp on the loose. It looks like Dredge is to blame—the same sadistic Dredge who gave me my scars and who may well be in cahoots with the demon Shadow Wing. If so, Otherworld and Earth are screwed. The only way we can hope to defeat Dredge is for me to travel home to Otherworld and face my own demons. For unless I sever the ties that bind me to Dredge, all hell is going to break loose.
A journalist investigates the stalled construction of a new MRT station, where a subterranean secret has been uncovered by workers. When she finds traces of unexplained disappearances however, what began as a strange article becomes an investigation with dangerous urgency.
Renowned for the horror classic "Dracula," Bram Stoker also penned several other exceptional horror tales, with "The Squaw" being a standout example. Follow the bold yet compassionate American on his travels throughout Europe, accompanied by his companions eager to explore the Torture Tower in the Burg at Nuremberg. However, a seemingly innocent mishap occurs when the American accidentally drops a pebble over the parapet, unleashing a horrifying chain of events.
A short story from the British Library Tales of the Weird collection Glimpses of the Unknown. When Major Mercer visits his old friend Lionel Deacon and his family in the country, his visit is hampered with heavy rain. As soon as there is a break in the weather though he heads into the village for a walk. Across the river he sees a mother and a child, but when he returns to the Deacons, they assure him that he cannot possibly have seen who he thinks he saw…
Welcome to Soulless.We are the generation that laughs at death.
Reincarnation; what was once considered a gift of immortality has become an eternity of nightmares.
Nadia Richards lives in a world plagued by reincarnation, a system of recycling souls where all past memories, personalities and traumatic events are relived daily in disjointed sequences. Trapped within their own warped realities, not even the richest and most powerful are saved from their own minds unraveling. Madness is the new human nature, and civilizations are crumpling beneath themselves trying to outrun it.
Within a society that ignores death, Nadia appears to be the one exception to the reincarnation trap. Born without any reincarnated memories and with printless eyes, the hot tempered 19 year old quickly becomes the ultimate prize to all those wishing to end the vicious cycle, or for some, to ensure they could evade death forever.
Readers discretion: Adult language, violence and some adult scenes. For mature audiences only. Re edited Version 1/03/2016
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