Bob purchases a bathmat with a strange pattern on it: when he steps on it, a portal opens to another world! Will he get home in time for his next shift at work? Will he get home at all?
A SF/Fantasy short story series. Part 1 of 3.
Also available in a one volume edition in ebook and paperback.
Includes a chapter of the novel Brainjob by the author.
When Henri Deplis comes into a small inheritance and celebrates his new found wealth by getting an elaborate tattoo, he little realizes what a series of catastrophic events will ensue. The tattoo is recognized as a masterpiece of modern art and given to the city of Bergamo. This is the start of a series of restrictions on Henri Deplis’ lifestyle which gradually but inevitably leads to his downfall.
A sumptuous collection of over 60 short stories by some of the world's greatest writers. 'The Hoop' by Fedor Sologub 'The Last Leaf' by O. Henry 'The Man Who Hated Aspidistras' by W. F. Harvey 'The Conjurer' by Richard Middleton 'The End of a Show' by Barry Pain 'The Devil of the Marsh' by H. B. Marriott-Watson 'The First of April' by A. J. Alan 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray 'The Apple Tree' by Katherine Mansfield 'Story of the Vanishing Patient' by Elia W. Peattie 'The Clock' by W. F. Harvey 'The Book' by H. P. Lovecraft 'The Cactus' by O. Henry 'On the Brighton Road' by Richard Middleton 'Mrs. Brassington-Claypott's Children's Party' by F. Anstey 'Seashore Macabre' by Hugh Walpole 'Quality' by John Galsworthy 'On the Northern Ice' by Elia W. Peattie 'The Beast in the Cave' by H. P. Lovecraft 'The Artist’s Secret' by Olive Schreiner ...and over 40 other gigantic little stories.
Lara Adrian's Priceless: House of Ebarron—Incubus Master Sorin Ebarron is determined to have Ashayla at any cost. But the beautiful Nephilim is waging her own high-stakes gamble, willing to risk breath and body to win the prize she seeks.
Donna Grant's Boundless: House of Drohas—When talented artist Naomi catches the eye of the Master of the House of Drohas, she soon finds herself thrust into a world she never dreamed existed—a world of angels and demons, poised at the brink of a brewing war.
Laura Wright's Dauntless: House of Trevanion—All bets are off when Casworon Trevanion, Master of the House of Trevanion, sets his eyes on lovely stranger Lia. But will Cas discard his legacy when he realizes that the female he desires is none other than the scarred servant who scrubs his floors?
Alexandra Ivy's Reckless: House of Furia—Sloane is a former Nephilim Blade who is dedicated to duty. She has nothing in common with the reckless Incubus Master Tiege—except a dangerous passion.
Contains mature themes.
Arthur George Morrison (1863-1945) was an English writer and journalist known for his realistic novels and stories about working-class life in London's East End.The Disorder of the Bath is an engaging and humorous story about a burglary told by a cockney rogue who has double crossed his companions and is on the run.
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