In these three dark and brooding short stories, set in and around the US state of Nevada, a cast of disparate characters struggle with greed and temptation, and the cursed lure of easy money… an old man goes in search of his son in the aftermath of a terrible storm, a couple down on their luck make a life-changing discovery and an ex-cop has one last impossible decision to make…
Before THE ANTONIDES LEGACY came the tale of Mortan Ranger, a man who risked everything to save his country and his heart…
Guilty over the inability to save his family, Mortan Ranger sets out to destroy the dragons who slaughtered them.
While hunting for his next kill, Mortan meets Elys Aulandri, the princess of an Agmantian tribe, intent on avenging those who have wronged her. When Mortan and Elys discover they are working toward the same goal, they band together to evade the forces of the evil necromancer Vargrim Nix and purge the last remaining dragons from their world.
Set a thousand years before the events of THE ANTONIDES LEGACY, finally uncover how dragons disappeared from the world and the prophecy set in motion to bring them back.
1) Stay inside between dusk and dawn.
2) Close and lock the copper and silver screens.
3) Report anyone suspected of infection immediately
This volume contains all three books in the beloved Half-Pocalypse young adult series, “Wilders.” This series follows the world through the outbreak of a blood based virus, and looks at how the world changes – and how humans adapt. Filled with strong, likeable female characters and the coolest cat in fiction – the Wilders trilogy will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Imagine being a dhampir, then waking as a vampire.
Ivy just began her journey as a dhampir and now she has to face her newest task: learning the ways of a newborn vampire. As each twist and turn weave in and out of Ivy’s life, so do the mystery and betrayal of the ones around her. Jackson was caught in a lie, Theodore is nowhere to be found, and the mysterious boy has left her with more questions than answers.
The Imperium Council has been hiding secrets, secrets that Ivy is now beginning to understand as she tries to uncover the truth of the dead girls in the basement. Who are they really? Why do they keep showing up at the mansion? Are Ivy’s memories the clues to all the missing pieces?
With everything overflowing around her, she is faced with more hard choices, especially when it comes to love. Can she trust Trent? Can she learn to forgive Jackson? Hearts will be broken and lines will be crossed.
When Heather was born, everyone thought she would die due to her weak heart. Upon her mother’s callings, a demon showed up and saved her life by sharing his heart with hers. There was only one condition; she would live until the demon’s powers ran out. Not knowing anything about the mark she had on her chest from the day she remembers herself, she falls in love with the demon, marking the start of a forbidden love…
What happens when she finds out the secrets her aunt and the demon have been keeping deeply hidden from her?
From the author of EVERGREEN, THE BEAR: a dark psychological epic, and THUNDER SNOW.
FRAGMENTS is a collection of literary short stories and flash fiction from Thomas J. Torrington. The eclectic stories in this anthology range from thought-provoking, to dark and disturbing, to heartwarming, to edge-of-your-seat suspenseful and will challenge beliefs, awaken the soul, and speak to the spark of divine humanity within every reader.
12 short stories, 33 works of flash fiction, 1 incredible collection.
They made her the perfect superhuman. She was never meant to be a hero. Talents are inhumanly fast, and incredibly strong. Each one wields a unique ability, but together, they are the Talented. As a team of 10 superhumans, they watch over the frail and the innocent. The military wants to control them. Crowds adore them. But perfection comes at a cost: their memories.
Cameran Monroe is the strongest of the Talents, but she soon discovers how different she really is.
To find the truth about what she is, Cameran must fight against the abilities taking over her body. But with each truth she uncovers, she grows weaker and must race against the unreliability of her own mind.
John Wilander finds himself reluctantly drawn to an ambitious investigation of a clandestine theory–lured into the rabbit hole by his enigmatic new friend from Stockholm University, the privileged William Milton. William is intensely determined to exhume the mother of all conspiracy theories from its dormancy and usher in the renaissance of a notorious worldview that has been dead and buried for five hundred years…until now.As John’s pleas for sanity fall on deaf ears, a decision is made. With the aid of astrophysicist Dr. Celeste Wood, the table is set for a voyage to Antarctica that, if successful, could re-shape the world as we know it for all the years to come–with or without him.
It’s 1988, and four women have gone missing from a small town. When one of the bodies is discovered in a shallow grave by the lake, Alice Foster goes to dangerous lengths to find out who is responsible. After all, she’s next on his list.
In search of closure after her grandmother’s mysterious death, Alice moves to Wintersburg, completely unaware of the missing women. While shopping at the local grocery store, she sees a Missing Person’s poster on a bulletin board. She examines the photographs and names of the four women listed, but one thing in particular stands out — they all look eerily similar to each other, and to her.
What if there was a power like no other? What if one drunken slouch happened to stumble where nobody has stumbled before and discovered the ability to teleport!
Before he can think about saving the day, Wiseman must endure a journey of self-reflection by earning the trust of his friends and overcoming his greatest weakness, booze. Even if the path is filled with comic book cliché, inappropriate one liners and genre busting fourth wall action.
Not all heroes in this world are the same and with great power comes the possibility to go viral! This is a story that will unite humanity…
Kurt Wiseman is the Teleporter!