Regan St. James is just your typical eighteen-year-old vampire hunter. He enjoys sharp objects and random hook-ups. But one night, in a quiet little mountain college town, he meets a guy named Ira who just might change his life. If he can survive Ira’s relatives, of course. . . .
Thirst is all about the effects of survival on a cast of very different personalities. The populace is in an age of rebuilding itself from near annihilation, but progress is still slow. This world is heavily influenced by the video game “Fallout: New Vegas”, George Miller’s “Mad Max” films and Richard Matheson’s “I Am Legend” short story. As the author, . . .
True North is a superhero story set in world threatened by unpredictable interdimensional rifts. When these rifts open they unleash a tide of horrors into our world, only the strength of super powered individuals can hold off the invaders until the rifts collapse upon themselves. Unfortunately invasion from within rifts are not the only threat the world faces, for not . . .
Set in a dystopian future ruled by superpowered humans, as well as the need to control them. Follows several key characters but the main thrust of the story focuses on Miles Lake, a resident of the slum-like lower levels of New Horizon, a city set in what used to be the United States, who gains powers of his own after . . .
What makes a psychopath? Magarce is a psychopath—frightening, amoral, deadly, wanton—and a Nerre, a feline creature from a world of rigorous protocol and deeply ingrained civility. Force of Fate explores where she came from, follows with unflinching gaze as she pursues her bad choices into a world of deeper and deeper depravity and savagery—and doesn’t blink, even when . . .
Sean Tower, reluctant beneficiary of a family tradition in law enforcement, spins headlong into the violent, corrupt world of a metropolitan police force. His anarchist idealism and the culture of the warrior cop prove destined for bloody collision. New episodes post on Saturdays. . . .
The Last Marquis is the story of Rue, an accountant filled with too much alcohol and not enough hope, and Billstickler, a graffiti artist with a past full of secrets. In a world steadily succumbing to chaos, their relationship is growing closer — but it’s not alone. Someone or something else is getting closer by the day: the Marquis. . . .
Prison Paradise follows one man as he moves to Hawaii and becomes a serial killer. The story is told via blog through his daily experiences, flashbacks, and photos (both of the beautiful Hawaiian scenery, and his victims). . . .
“All Kinds of Things Kill” is a horror anthology that contains 9 stories. The stories are gruesome, frightening, perverse, imaginative, and sick; in other words, they have all the elements that go into making a horror anthology a good one. So turn the lights off, grab a blanket, and get ready to enjoy some chilling tales. . . .
If you were the bane of existence cursed with catastrophic power, would you choose to save the lives of those who abused you, or witness and bring upon their demise? The Dark Crystal, and the Light Crystal, contain magnificent power, but together create an unparalleled path of absolute annihilation. But each carrier is destined to defeat the other. So, . . .
After her mother died in a car accident, Sue Daysdale never expected to stumble upon the family secret—that the mild-mannered soccer mom who taught her how to dance, sing, and properly dress a wound was the Skull, one of the most legendary (and terrifying) super-heroes alive. Now, saddled with an unpaid mortgage, a drug-addicted guardian, and a basement full of . . .
This story takes place in a world in which the demon gates have opened and destroyed just about every human being on the planet. Demons walk with the living. What humans are left are either hiding or fighting. Some have taken upon themselves to learn Demon Artifacts and mastered using them, and gained the names of “Witch”. The story . . .
In the nameless man serial written by Riley Gee (Geemantle), there is a mysterious force understood by few that enables people to steal life energy (in years of remaining life) from those they kill. The story follows “the nameless man”, so called because he has lived so many lifetimes he can’t remember his original name. The story started as . . .
Nov 20, 2009: “The Philosopher in Arms” is a fantasy novel written from the point of view of a great warrior-leader looking back on his life. Fourth Chevenga Shae-Arano-e’s people, the Yeola, live in a pre-industrial society where the Assembly makes the rules and the decisions, but the semanakraseye acts in times of war. Chevenga is the son of a semanakraseye, and has been trained since childhood to serve his people in turn.
Chevenga begins his story with the death of his father when [more . . .]
Feb 15, 2011: I’ve been meaning to review this for a while, but decided to wait until the story reached a good stopping point to do so. Since the Tyrant arc just came to a conclusion, I figured this was as good a time as any.
First of all, I’m not a superhero fan, nor even a comics fan in general. But this story drew me in right away with its gripping voice and the opening scene, which though cliched on first glance, is [more . . .]