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The sirens' strain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A man blindfolded and tied up to a ship mast. Two companions at the oars. The boat of life, rather than a sturdy hull, seems more likely as a wreck without sails and helm, floating on a sea out of space and time, in a distressing and motionless drift towards far-off and unreachable dockings, different for each of the three seamen.
Everyone Pays the Ferryman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Mashups
Remember the guy from Greek mythology who took people in his boat across the river Styx to the afterlife? Now he's a flight attendant and the Styx is an air current. This 5,338 word short story will thrill you.
Five Stories for the Dark Months
Price: Free! Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » General
Five dark fantasy and horror stories, all written in 2011 and 2012. Under Glass: horror (mirrors); Warmth in Winter: fantasy (ghosts, spies, soldiers); Sans Merci: fantasy (coffee, betrayal); Over the River: fantasy/paranormal (Halloween); Boon: Horror (zombies, apocalypse, Thumbelina). Cover image: "Window," by Lucrecia Beatrice (www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=24701)
Crossing the Acheron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Between death and Eternity stands the ferryman. For the newly dead, bliss awaits on the other side of the river Acheron. No bridges span it. No one can swim across it. A dilapidated ferry makes the only connection. The ferryman demands cash. Basil Wainwright, however, has arrived without a dime to his name. Now he must figure out a way to earn his passage or face eternal annihilation.
Fantastic Transformations, An Anthology
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,910. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(ANTHOLOGY) Seven stories of change and transformation. These tales explore magic and mysticism, loyalty and betrayal, rebellion and liberation, hate and love. From the gilded palace of a despotic ruler to a stately synagogue in Portland, Oregon, from a motel parking lot to a logging clear cut high in the mountains. These stories will take you on six fantastic journeys of the mind and spirit.
Tainted By Darkness
Price: Free! Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
They gather in the dark: those who did not traverse to face their judgement when their mortal shells expired. Paranormal / Horror short story collection
The Overlay
Price: Free! Words: 108,350. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Dark worlds collide as twin sisters are drawn into an unexplainable trap with terrifying consequences. Clare is willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to save her true love - the one who has been taken from her. This is her story. "I will risk everything to find a way back into the darkness. It is here he waits for me." - Clare McFadden: one month before she disappeared