AT THE EDGE OF EMPATHY is a collection of short stories by Joseph Westerwelle, traversing the gritty depths of psychological drama and the dark and unforgiving paths so often left behind. When you reach the edge, will you grasp for understanding or fall with indifference?
True collaboration is often a strange business and in the case of the “Bizarre Fables”, the collaboration was between husband and wife. Heather would draw and paint, while the plots developed organically. Gary and Heather shared their visions, while the owls hooted incessantly from nearby trees and barns.
The atmosphere of the collection is medieval/Renaissance - some stories are dark.
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Six dark stories of humanity pitted against man-made, natural, and personal disasters.
THE DARK STORIES EDITION contains uniquely dark stories with themes ranging from murder to the coming of birthright, and with topics covering horrible loss, living in a post-apocalyptic world, and discovering and accepting one's talents
Even those with the most callous parents have, at some point in their life, heard a fairy tale. As children our hearts were warned with tales of morality, love and happy endings.It seems historically, story tellers considered children nothing more than smaller versions of adults. So they felt no need to censor themselves for their sake. Resulting intriguing, yet brutal tales.
An adult only trio of short fictional crimes stories of the dark underbelly of Alaska as only the locals ever get to see. Alaska - Land of high mountains, high prices, and high drama. The age old questions prevail regardless of location. How far would you go for those you care about? Do you like a good game - or even a bad one? Can you really do what you have to do?
BAD TASTE TALES is a collection of ten lewd, rude and crude ten twisted stories! This perverse gathering of ghastly horror stories is an incredible journey over ten different settings designed to take you on a warped tour of the mind's imagination! A little bit sexy, and a little bit offbeat this eclectic array of woeful tales will take you well beyond your comfort zone .. perhaps never to return?
What happens when you go into the woods? Are you transfixed by the natural beauty all around you? Do you wish you had your loved one to share all that glorious pastoral beauty?
This issue does not show that side of Nature, however, even though it is out there. No, you are about to find out that the woods can also become sinister, creepy and secluded.
When mentally challenged Janie Braxton arrives at the emergency room, she doesn't remember the rape and beating that sent her there. Nor does she understand why the spirit of an ancient Indian chief talks to her. But as gang criminals chase her two little girls through the streets of St. Louis, her rage builds to an inferno that threatens the Indian chief's plot to realign the cosmos.