Innocence turns to compulsion and can’t stop. In the Shadow of Sin: The Confessions of a Sex Addict is a novel tackling the elephant in the room in 2017. Sexual addiction is THE addiction of the 21st century. Many people doubt it is real. After reading this book, you’ll have no doubt as you watch Tom’s descent into Hell. Tom Raines, a shy boy from a small Southern town, grows up in a fundamentalist church filled with hatred and hellfire. Something goes very wrong. At age fifteen, he is rescued by an older woman who shatters his concept of sex and love to the point where sex becomes love. All he wants in life is for someone to love him unconditionally, but he finds himself in many relationships, searching for a woman who won’t knock him off his pedestal, often within the confines of marriage. This search for love proves to be his undoing as he becomes his worst enemy. Now he must overcome his guilt by making better choices about his role in his failed marriages, or end up lonely, lost, or dead.
Between dodging a bounty hunter, saving the tribe that created her, dealing with the persistent vampire William determined to go from friends to lovers, and meeting her future child, Carys Taylor's first year as a Protector is full of challenges. What does a girl have to do to get a little peace? This story is intended for readers over the age of 18 due to adult situations. Extended Edition PNR.
The people we save look at us like we’re superheroes, or guardian angels, but we bleed.
And sometimes, we even die. Becoming a paladin means sacrifice of self.
Saving innocents is always top priority, so when the vampire Adam asks for Agent Seven's services to rescue children from L.A.’s reigning vampire, The Agency won't let her refuse. Company motto is the only good vampire is a dead one, so what makes this guy different from all the rest? This feels like a trap.Will Adam prove her wrong, or be her downfall?
This story is intended for readers over the age of 18 due to adult situations.
One morning Sam Gregory wakes from strange dreams to find himself transformed in his bed into a five-year-old girl with long, curly blond hair and a face like a little angel. Sam is a busy sales executive with a family to support, and he had an important business trip scheduled today. If he doesn't change back into a grown man soon, it will ruin everything!
As Sam struggles to accept his new body, other strange things are happening. Somebody's dressing him in pink, pretty little princess outfits while he sleeps. His kid sister is treating him like he's her kid sister. And perhaps most disturbing of all: Sam keeps accidentally calling his parents Mommy and Daddy.
The Samantha-Morphosis: He Became a Little Girl is a new novella from Mindi Flyth, author of He's Stuck as a Schoolgirl: A Transgender Novel of Sugar and Spice. The Samantha-Morphosis is a surreal, dark, funny and sweet story of personal transformation, following Sam as he tries to face his girlhood like a man.
(26,000+ words, including an author's afterword about the book's creation. Find more of Mindi Flyth's work at Mindiflyth.blogspot.com.)
A Crazy Ink Anthology
Because someone needs to ask…
What's the truth behind the tweets?
"Some people shouldn't use up oxygen."
We've all seen the vague posts and tweets. We've all sat, wondering exactly how we should be responding to the oh-so-distressed regular sub tweeters who use social media as personal diaries aimed at making sure inquiring minds want to know.
But what's the real story behind the hashtags?
"Grrrr." (I stubbed my toe).
"Some people shouldn't use up oxygen." (Filling up balloons).
"So done." (With not getting attention).
A group of sassy authors will set out on a quest to collect vague book posts and sub tweets and unravel the mystery of all that 'please-ask' drama…
Sub Tweet, A Crazy Ink Anthology, will leave you fugly laughing, horrified, begging for more, and most certainly, never able to look at a vague status the same way again…
For fourteen years, she lived as an unwanted Jane Doe.
But when her empathic powers suddenly and violently kick in, she becomes a supernatural empath who is as much a risk to herself as to others. Fleeing both her old name and the new nightmare her life has become, Echo Branson seeks a mentor deep in the Louisiana Bayou who can help her control her newfound abilities.
Re-emerging four years later into a world where she must hide her supernatural talents, Echo begins a career as an investigative reporter and immerses herself in a story that will rock the city of San Francisco. Fearing persecution—and worse— because of her paranormal abilities, she quickly learns to keep everyone at arm’s length. She must protect, at all costs, her true self and the family she has come to love.
Can someone so different find safety and friends, let alone love, in a society that denies her very existence?
“Lake City is a darkly funny and extremely relevant debut novel about American inequality and moral authority, featuring a sad-sack antihero who takes way too long to grow up. When he finally does, the results are beautiful, and the book ultimately becomes an elegy for a now-gone Seattle, and a lesson in how the place we’re from never fully lets us go.” —Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See
Hunkered down in his childhood bedroom in Seattle's worn-out Lake City neighborhood, idealistic but self-serving striver Lane Bueche licks his wounds and hatches a plot to win back his estranged Manhattanite wife.
He discovers a precarious path forward when he is contracted by a wealthy adoptive couple to seduce and sabotage a troubled birth mother from his neighborhood. Lane soon finds himself in a zero-sum game between the families as he straddles two cultures, classes, and worlds. Until finally, with the well-being of the toddler at stake, Lane must choose between wanting to do the right thing (if he could only figure out what that is) and reclaiming his idea of privilege.
"Snarky social commentary on the world of Seattle have-nots." —Kirkus Reviews
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