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|The Art of Raising Hell by Thomas Lopinski|
“There are some people that walk around on two feet and others like me that run on all four.”
To most people, that’s a bold statement. I just wish I’d been the one to say it, but I wasn’t. In fact, until a few days ago, I wasn’t even sure what it meant.
Either you’re the type of person who lives within a set of boundaries or the type who knows none.
But life is never that simple, is it?
Newbie Johnson has recently moved to Bunsen Creek, Illinois, when his mother is killed in a tragic car crash. His father does his best to maintain a normal household, but his broken heart is just not up to the task.
Newbie finds solace by hanging out with his three buddies in their clandestine Backroom hideout. Getting into mischief becomes their favorite pastime as they try to follow in the footsteps of Lonny Nack, who has perfected the art of running on all four.
|Genre: Coming of Age|
|The Legend Begins by Georgina Makalani|
In all corners of the world men whisper about the legends of Iski Flare, filling their mundane lives with tales of his bravery. Village children pretend to have his adventurous nature and skills with the axe, while women dream of his kindness and strength. This is a new tale, one you haven’t heard, the story of where it all began.
All Iski wants is to prove to the woman he loves that he can be the man she needs him to be. They are offered refuge in a cottage in the woods beyond the boundaries of their cursed village but the old woman is not what she seems. Accepting her help may cost him more than he is willing to give.
This is the tale of how the boy became the man. The man that would become the Legend, Iski Flare.
|Wormfood Island by Ken La Salle|
You thought zombies could just eat you…
Wormfood Island is the story of a family on the verge of collapse. When they win a trip to a hedonism resort out of the country, Kevin Miller hopes this is the chance they need to save their marriage. But instead, they find themselves quickly facing a quest for survival against an infestation of parasitic worms that cause the infected to gain monstrous sexual appetites…which quickly turns to an appetite for living flesh.
|Genre: Humorous Horror|
|Book of Shadows: Casting by Michael Beaulieu|
What would you do if you found your late great grandmother’s book of shadows, better known as a spell book, and learned that you’re a natural born witch? If you’re 16-year-old Emma McGlinchey, you try a candle lighting spell and recruit best friends Lia and Shar into starting a coven after it works.
Soon the girls cast a glamour spell to make everyone like them at the religious high school where they’re being forced to begin their junior year. It works perfectly on all but a nasty group of zealots who bully Lia and Shar for being a lesbian couple.
Meanwhile, a love spell they cast for Emma to charm the boy of her dreams succeeds, but the guidance counselor comes onto her, too!
The girls attempt to deal with these side-effects using other spells, but will they be able to set things right before catastrophe ensues?
|Genre: Urban Fantasy|
|Ink Stains, Volume 3 |
The past has a horrible habit of haunting us all.
Sometimes it surfaces in regret and a lifetime of what ifs. Sometimes, it is horrors made real in other-worldly beings hell-bent on revenge for wrong-doings.
This dark fiction and horror anthology series is a quarterly publication featuring occult horror stories and dark and chilling fiction.
|Genre: Horror Anthology|
|Mort Morte by David Henry Sterry |
On my third birthday, my father, in an attempt to get me to stop sucking my thumb, gave me a gun.
“Today son, you are a man,” he said, snatching the little blue binky from my little pink hand.
So I shot him.
So begins Mort Morte, a macabre, coming-of-age story full of butchered butchers, badly used Boy Scouts, blown-up Englishman, virginity-plucking cheerleaders, and many nice cups of tea.
|Genre: Dark Humor|
|The Black Parade by Kyoko M|
Jordan Amador. 21. New Yorker. Waitress. Mild alcoholic. Murderer.
Two years ago, Jordan accidentally shot and killed a Seer: a person who can see, hear, and talk to ghosts with unfinished business. Her crime came with a hefty price, too.
She has two years to help a hundred souls cross over to the afterlife or her soul is bound for hell.
|Genre: Urban Fantasy|
|This Poisoned Ground by Kristi Petersen Schoonover|
They say you hurt the ones you love most.
No one ever talks about when they hurt you back.
Just after dawn on the hottest day East Providence has endured in a hundred summers, Todd, a bit of a ladies’ man, finds his prized rose bush dead. This is only the first in an ever-more-ominous series of events, and someone…or something…is trying to invade his home.
|The Elvish Prophecy by Neil Port|
The final destruction of the Elves has been foretold and now the time is all but upon them. An elf princess, an eleven year old Gypsy orphan girl, and a mercenary tribesman are the first to be called.
They must unite in a desperate search through ancient Anatole for the key to the survival of the Elves, but first they have to stay alive!
|Ink Stains, Volume 5 |
The human mind is an incredible organ. It shoots synapses through trillions of connections to the more than 100 billions nerves in our bodies. But what happens when one of those connections goes bad? What happens when there is a misfire? What happens when some minds break, and people stop functioning “correctly”?
|Genre: Horror Anthology|
Heirby L.C. Ireland
Donald Baines sees ghosts. Nobody believes him, except for the mysterious stranger who shows up to save his life every time he's in danger. And nobody believes him about the stranger, either.
When Don is arrested for crimes he didn't commit - including treason - he finally learns the truth about his identity. He is Izayik Delaren, the long-lost heir to the throne of Aldrin.
But Aldrin is infested with the undead. And the current king will do anything to keep Izayik from reclaiming his throne. With danger lurking around every corner, Izayik must turn to the past in order to save the future of his people...
Or die trying.
|Genre: Young Adult Fantasy|
|Dead and Burydby Chele Cooke|
"You are an inmate, not a medic. You should get used to that.”
On the planet Os-Veruh, the native Veniche have endured a decade under the oppressive rule of a race of invaders, the Adveni.
When Georgianna Lennox, a Veniche medic, discovers her childhood friend has been sold into slavery, she seeks help from a revolutionary outlaw group.
As Georgianna’s struggle to save one life ignites a battle to liberate her homeworld, is she about to discover that it is better to be dead than ‘buryd’?
|Genre: Science Fiction|