Cat Tails—War Zone contains twenty-five stories from Ancient Egypt to the far-flung future, about some amazing cats who have served as compatriots during war times. But beware, for they can also be tricksters sent to teach lessons.
Come for the season;
Stay for the year.
From Spring - the season of rebirth and renewal, to Winter - the season of death and burial.
These stories will carry the reader through a spectrum of emotions as full and ever changing as the seasons.
After a vampire's bite forced him into retirement, Kevin Tallon's back doing police work. Only this time he's not carrying a badge and punching a clock. He's working with the Justiciarate Magus, a shadowy organization of Magical Houses, who prevent paranormal practitioners from interfering with the non-gifted public. If he thought situations were weird before...
What if those ancient creatures so beloved in fiction, myth, and science had not disappeared? What if they were real? What might have been developed to handle them, and how might man have felt about the thundering giants in yesterday's, today's, or tomorrow's worlds.
A handful of men escape a Russian POW camp and make their way to Poland to alert whatever governments are left that the Russians are planning a strike simply called Operation A, They discover a world that has changed, devastated by plague and war, but where some groups are struggling to rebuild civilization while others continue to serve dead ideologies.
When Dallas homicide detective Kevin Talon wakes up in the ER with no memory of who put him there, he's grateful he's alive.
Except he's not.
He quickly learns that crime scenes are no place for a vampire. But he’s determined to continue fighting crime. Being as he’s stuck with a permanent night job, he’s definitely walking on the weird side.
Harry Mickey Shorts is back. This time dealing with a young con-artist who is also the key to saving a small country club from another group of ruthless con-artists determined to 'steal' if from the rightful owners. All this action and Harry's normal action fill the pages of da kid.
In the second installment of the Blind Eye series, billionaire heiress Mattie Tyler is abducted by a team of mercenaries sent to avenge the death of their leader, whom Mattie shot while defending herself and her family in the southwest Colorado Rocky Mountains.
Veronica Zeta, youngest child of Zeus and Hera, is at last CEO of the immortal owned and operated corporation, Olympus, Inc. The biggest project on her agenda is creating world peace, but first she must depose her bloodthirsty brother Ares, God of War. To do so, she must deploy a supernatural force called The Power, which can demand a terrible price.
Raine receives a final, disturbing message from her father. The problem is, it was written after he was supposedly killed in battle. Now she must join the ranks of the inhuman Rift Wardens to try and uncover the truth.
What she finds is a dark plot involving some very powerful people, and stopping it could very well cost Raine her life.
Or, even worse, it could cost her soul.
From building Towers of Solitude in Colorado’s mountains to freeing a bestiary held captive by a demon-possessed Scottish Laird, Elise and Hagatha Macrow are on the case.
Necromantic Shenanigans is a lucky combination of thirteen stories detailing the escapades of two necromancers, who fight crime and normalcy without ever donning a cape.
Helen is trying to get over the recent loss of her mother.
Now among the forests her mother loved, Helen connects with her mother's hobby, photography.
The resulting friendship leads Helen into a world of magic and adventure.
If you've gained your knowledge of the Wild West from Hollywood and history textbooks, your mage of the Western frontier is simple and clear: White men winning the West and saving helpless white future wives from outlaws or hostile Indians or Mexican bandidos.
You won't find that here.
Welcome to the Weird West more realistic than many a mundane Western!
Seventeen-year-old Sarah, who lives in Massachusetts during the 1600’s, would rather become a mid-wife like her late mother rather than marry one of the
knavish boys in the settlement and darn his socks for the rest of her days.
Sarah’s life changes forever when a young man is found naked out in the snow, with no tracks leading up to him and no signs of struggle on the body.
Are you the kind of person who cheers for the underdog? Or in this case, under-gargoyle, homunculus, or orc? When the action’s at its fullest, are you peering past the hero or heroine, looking to see what the supporting cast is up to?
If so, this is the anthology for you!
Here are tales of truly badass dark ladies and lords. We’re not talking about the guys who stand around monologueing to let the hero win. We’re talking smart dark lords and ladies who don’t keep incompetent minions around.
Some people are destined from birth to do great things.
Gil Orlov is born in the shadow of totality of a solar eclipse, the seventh daughter of a seventh daughter. She is the culmination of a carefully planned genealogy begun by her great-grandmother. Gil’s purpose, the goal of her family—defeating a Vision of the world in flames, reduced to a lifeless cinder.
Ah, the "Western frontier"!
We learned all about it as children.
Omitted from the history lessons and the movies and TV shows were—the whole wide world. Well pull up a seat next to the fire and we'll tell you those stories—follow the Lost Trails of those who were omitted as they tell us their stories of the Weird West.
Kyrianna and her friends travel to the Abyss to face Thynitic, the Lady of Chaos, and rescue Brular from her citadel. Kyrianna finds herself being drawn closer to the goddess as she continues to fight her destiny as the Daughter of Chaos.
Still trying to convince members of the former Centauri Alliance she can be trusted, Selaynia finds herself kidnapped - apparently by the organization she once worked for - and taken to a new world where members of the group Omega are coming together.
An alien intelligence takes an interest in the group -- but just who are they and what do they want with the refugees?
Trapped in strange environment, Lt. Robert Bradley finds himself as witness to countless life forms. With his own body changing, will he be added to the collection or does this place have different plans in mind for a lone human on the edge of the Solar System.
After escaping from Thynitic, Kyrianna and her friends find themselves back on Shokar. All but one—Brular, the priest of Hellavar, who sacrificed his freedom to protect them, is now a prisoner of the Lady of Chaos. They are all sent in different directions as they seek aid in rescuing Brular, but each journey raises new questions as Kyrianna fights her destiny as a Daughter of Chaos.
Trapped in a place where they are constantly faced with new opponents and challenges, Kyrianna and her friends, will also have to face the Goddess Thynitic and her Chosen Torliana. Will Kyrianna finally Embrace the Chaos and accept her place as a Daughter of Chaos or will she succeed in renouncing Thynitic forever? And if she does, what will the cost be?
da nuts, as seen through the eyes of Harry Mickey Shorts, street-smart private investigator, gives the reader a feel for what goes on in the world of internet and
live poker, both upfront and behind the scenes. Elements of humor, suspense and surprise twist and turn throughout.
Paul has only known Jack Allister for a little over a week when two strange men show up at the inn looking for his friend. As he bravely seeks to warn Jack, Paul soon finds himself caught up in a epic quest to stop the second coming of the evil god Arzak.
A six book saga of love and hate, good and evil, order and chaos, vengeance, retribution and forgiveness and how all of these are bound together and cannot be separated one from the other without destroying each other and everything around them.