What would you do if a terrifying cyber-legend turned out to be real?
Fourteen-year-old Nate Camden, who dreams of becoming a Navy SEAL, has just moved into Dark Pine Hills. It is a subdivision that has sat neglected and unfinished since the developer went out of business but his father’s company has taken on the task of recrafting the area into a high-end development. Nate hopes they work quickly because the deserted construction sights and half finished roadways give him the creeps.
Nate does his best to settle in, he quickly makes friends and even secures a starting spot on the football team. But it doesn’t take Nate long to suspect there’s more to his unease than the blight. There are protesters trying to stop the building, claiming the area is a paranormal vortex and should not be developed. Then there are rumors that the surrounding forest is haunted. But that’s not the worst of it. Strange kids have come knocking. They want to come in and they won’t take no for an answer. Judging by their soulless black eyes, they may not even be human.
As soon as people begin seeing the Black Eyed Kids terrible and deadly occurrences begin to take place. Are they causing it or warning of worse things to come? Nate will not only have to face the terrifying reality of the Black Eyed Kids, but also his worst fear about himself if he’s going survive and protect the ones he loves.
The conclusion to the Empty Bodies post-apocalyptic horror series.
Inching ever closer to Gabriel’s home in Alexandria, VA, the group is forced to rest and recover with the doctor, Timothy, and his community of survivors. Holly has been shot, and Gabriel and Jessica are working through their trauma from being imprisoned at the school.
Amidst the stress, Will begins making decisions that threaten to tear the group apart.
Can he hold it together and get them to Alexandria and, ultimately, to safety?
Revelation is the final book in the Empty Bodies Series.
Perfect for any fan of post-apocalyptic horror, dystopian science fiction, supernatural suspense, or the zombie apocalypse.
A dark force is haunting this quiet, suburban neighborhood
Lakewood Drive is a quiet street in a calm, suburban neighborhood. Kids run around and play outside. Neighbors wave at each other in passing. And barbecue grills fill the Summer air with the inviting smell of charred meat.
Everything is peaceful until one morning, a beloved teenage boy commits suicide, sending a shockwave throughout the community.
Three houses down lives Spencer Robinson. He has a wife, a toddler, and a good job. Overall, he’s a happy guy who loves his life and keeps to himself.
But something evil has come to Lakewood Drive.
The tragic loss of Spencer’s teenage neighbor is only the beginning. Soon after, death strikes again on Lakewood Drive.
And it’s coming for him next…
A creepy supernatural thriller by the bestselling author of the Empty Bodies series and The Witness.
Dr. Jonas Allen has been with the Center for Disease Control almost sixteen years. For most of his career, he’s been “in the trenches.” In 1997, he was in Zaire, investigating a monkey pox outbreak. He assisted investigators at the World Health Organization during the Uganda Ebola outbreak of 2000. He has studied West Nile, SARS, and H1N1, and he was even on-site after the Haitian earthquake of 2010.
Jonas has been a firsthand witness to countless medical emergencies, any one of which could have spelled disaster for humanity. Each time, mankind dodged the fatal bullet—until now. Nothing could have prepared Jonas and his team for the nightmare that is about to unfold.
People start exhibiting symptoms of violent psychosis. They cannot escape madness, and neither can the people around them. Deep within the infected minds of these victims, two organisms struggle to survive, and Jonas must race against time to identify the culprits and stop a rage pandemic. Atlanta is under siege. The CDC has become a refuge and possibly humanity’s last hope for survival. However, the solution to the pandemic may be more terrifying than the disease itself.
"Highly propulsive, incredibly seductive. A masterclass in how to develop intrigue and heighten tension. I loved it." CJ Skuse, author of SWEETPEA
Langlands House is haunted, but not by the ghost you think.
Augusta McAndrew lives on a remote Scottish estate with her grandmother, Rose. For her own safety, she hides from outsiders, as she has done her entire life. Visitors are few and far between - everyone knows that Langlands House is haunted.
One day Rose goes out and never returns, leaving Augusta utterly alone. Then Tom McAllister arrives - good-looking and fascinating, but dangerous. What he has to tell her could tear her whole world apart.
As Tom and Augusta become ever closer, they must face the question: is love enough to overcome the ghosts of the past?
In the end, Langlands House and its inhabitants hold more secrets than they did in the beginning...
On July 4th, 2014 the world lost CJ Henderson, an iconic author and all-around great guy. He lost his battle with cancer, but he did not go quietly and he will not be forgotten. His work is immortalized in over 70 novels and works of non-fiction, and at least as many collections, anthologies, and magazines. In fact, new works by CJ Henderson will publish for years to come thanks to his heroic efforts to finish and find homes for those projects as-yet unpublished at the time of his illness, two of which are printed here.
CJ always did what he could to give other authors a boost. Encouraging them, mentoring them, sending opportunities their way. With that in mind those of us who called him friend feel there is no better tribute we can raise in his memory than an anthology filled with people he has helped over the years, writing stories inspired by CJ or his work.
We hope you enjoy these tales of fantasy, science fiction and horror, and that they might inspire you as well.
Featuring stories by: John L. French, Jean Rabe, Patrick Thomas, David Boop, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Jeff Young, Leona Wisoker Robert M. Price, Leona Wisoker, James Chambers, and, as always, CJ Henderson.
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.
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