Sonika has a past she is running away from. She has started a new life, faraway from anyone who can find her. She never lowers her guard, as she still fears that Nishant might come back.
But entry of a handsome neighbour Randeep changes all equations. Sonika finds herself getting irresistibly attracted towards him. On one hand she wants to keep distance from him lest he discover about what happened a year back. On the other, she can't stop herself from falling head over heels for him.
And soon she finds out, things are not what ...
A reclusive writer sees a boy hiding in the woods outside his wilderness cabin. He tries to convince himself that the boy doesn't exist, that his mind is playing tricks on him. But the boy keeps appearing, and he's getting closer and closer to the cabin.
Short Story: 8700 words.
Book 2 of The Redline Series
I never expected life to be easy, but this... It's no dream
It's no nightmare.
It's the reality of a girl who was determined to make it on her own.
I shot for the moon, got fucked by gravity, and landed in the underworld of the city. Caught between two men -- brothers -- both equally handsome as they are dangerous. Sex, drugs, and alcohol are the only recognized currencies. Stealing and deceit aren't just a way of life -- they're a survival skill. A requirement to make it through the next night ...
Self awareness meets mystery and romance in this psychological mystery. Follow Cassie's quest to find her true self, as she tries to understand how another person can live inside her mind. Her love for another woman eventually helps her to find her way through the difficulties of her personality changes.
THE GOOD DAUGHTER is an intriguing mystery of family secrets and psychological suspense set in London
Edith Charring, a 17-year-old sixth-form student, enjoys going out and clubbing the night away in south London with her small coterie of equally privileged schoolmates
But her seemingly perfect life is a LIE
For Edith carries a terrible burden: six years ago, in a seedy part of town, her mother fell under the wheels of a train in suspicious circumstances
As Edith looks deeper into her mother's death, she unearths a web of secrets ...
*Warning* These stories contain graphic materials.
Seven stories of complete terror that will give you nightmares and have you looking over your shoulders in fear. Playthings with the devil are from the very core of my twisted mind. These stories have a bit of everything in them, definitely not for the weak stomach. These seven stories will make you want to sleep with a cross and a light on. Tales that are so sick and twisted that it will make you want to read more.
When a deadly virus spreads over the globe, the people in a rural town watch the events unfold. Depending who you ask the virus is a deadly disease, a sinister government plot, or the biblical end times.
For John Woodrup, nothing adds up. He is skeptical of all sides. As fear and speculation rise, he's about to find out the truth.
Maureen doesn't plan to repeat the mistakes of her divorced parents. In the 1960's, she and her siblings seek passage from their trauma and a town that thrives on the poultry industry. Maureen pursues photography as a longterm commitment. But in her personal life, she enjoys romance and explores relationships until she ponders real reasons for avoiding marriage. Eventually this leads to a depression that she feels her career can conquer. When a man she would readily date hires her at a magazine and with work that revives her, her ...
This book contains topics dealing with non-sexually-explicit discussions of incest, racism, bigotry, corruption, sexual abuse, and familial murder themes - if these might offend or provide a trigger for readers - please do not proceed.
Gertrude Sue Dubbins shoves her pompous ass of a husband down the stairs to his death. It was sort of on purpose and sort of an accident. Either way, he's dead. The shock activates memories of Gertrude's family secret - an incestuous grandfather whose far-reaching abuses resulted in twisted psyches ...
A missing teenage boy. Three friends who know what happened. A secret they swear never to tell. Until the secret comes back to haunt them... thirty years later.
Jack, Matt, Cassie, and Lisa are four friends growing up on "The Edge", a cul-de-sac in the 80s. The alpha male, the lucky one, the goody-two shoes, and the glamorous hottie that all the boys want. On the outside, they seem to have it all. Yet inside, the teens are shattered in pieces. It is their unbreakable friendship with each other that prevents them from falling apart. ...
This carefully crafted ebook: "SWANN'S WAY (Modern Classics Series)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.
When the night falls, the unnamed narrator finds it difficult to reign in his galloping thoughts. Night for him means profound loneliness and also the only time when his thoughts and memories come back unbidden, often waking him up in the middle of the night. His thoughts involuntarily go back his past, his country home in Combray and the people who once populated that time... "For a ...
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Every serial killer is someone's friend, spouse, lover or child...
Young women are being murdered in the Lincolnshire town of Lyndford, where five people fear someone close to them might be the monster the police are searching for.
One of them is right.
Juliet sees an expert's profile of the average serial killer and realises that her abusive husband, Paul, ticks all the boxes.
Maisie thinks her mum's new boyfriend seems too good to be true. Is she the only person who can see through Gary's friendly, sensitive façade?
Tamsin is ...
The party's about to begin!
Bobby Custer has a birthday surprise lined up for his boss, Luis.
Bobby seems to have gotten on his wrong side.
He's about to make that problem go away...
... and that's when the bodies start to pile up.
Can he survive? And what's this about him joining up with 'Candy' Martinez and the Malo Cartel? Where will it all end? At least the birthday will be memorable...
Better grab you copy NOW!
Maybe leave the lights on and check the locks before you start to read.
"The author has nailed it. The all ...
If stories are considered to be the mirror of society, then 'Proxis' is a reflection in that mirror. And therefore 'The Leftovers' is one of its shades. You just start this journey, leave it on me to get you through the last page.
? "So you still think that I need to 'convince' you to stay here?"
"Not every situation in real life is objective in nature. At times, we have to relinquish our mental ownership and establish ourselves just like a part of a machinery system that is designed by others. Everything is so realistic and natural ...
She's looking for happiness, trying desperately to make a connection. But once again, her search for a soulmate implodes, and she is left hopelessly alone. Walking barefoot across town, Evelyn Jameson fears that no one will ever love her for who she is. But then she meets a charming, easygoing man who is just as awkward as she is, and her worries begin to melt away.
Happiness, it seems, is finally within reach. Mutual sparks of attraction lead to a comfortable romance, and Evelyn knows she is falling in love. Her perseverance is ...
*Warning* This story contains graphic material, it may bring on nightmares, irrational fears, loss of appetite and finishing this story without getting a wink of sleep. :p
Luke grew up in an abusive home to where his mom and stepdad hurt him in every way possible. Finally once all grown up he decides he isn't going to take it anymore. As he lives his life the best that he can he runs into a bad situation after a bad situation, to the point where being abused when he was younger seemed like a vacation. Will he survive or end up in the ...
"This book sends chills through your spine. The unexpected twists topped it off. I do recommended this book to any one who has an interest in real life stories. 10/10"
"I think The Cutting Club is a good read. It covers emotional issues and tackles the hidden activity of self-harm. Although the book may be aimed at the YA audience, because of the darkness, suspense and tension it will appeal to older readers."
"I was on edge from page to page. This book is an exciting take into the lives of ...
"David Altman looks good, but he isn't."
Lily is a nice girl from a small town. She can't explain why she's drawn to David. Before she knows it, she finds herself isolated, married to a vicious narcissist, facing panic attacks, and fighting for her own sanity. To confront her painful past and reclaim her life, she journeys home to Tennessee.
A surprising turn of events causes David's dirty secrets to be revealed and changes everything. Lily discovers she's conflicted when she decides to take revenge.
A tale of mental illness, ...
A thrall is the Viking word for a servant.
?? But a thrall was much more than that. Contracts were not considered binding until the two parties had demonstrated their dedication by sharing a thrall in a ceremony of binding.?? One of the best kept secrets today is the importance such ceremonies still hold with the powerful elite.
If anybody tells you that binding ceremonies with a thrall is a thing of the ancient past, turn around and walk away, for they are lying to your face.
***** "A disturbing, gripping page-turner, it pulled me in further and further until I realised I was going to read it in one sitting.
There's a sense of menace throughout and the narrative is addictive. FIVE STARS
***** "There's no messing around with this book, it jumps straight into the action and keeps that pace up throughout. I love that it's set in my favourite parts of North London and there are some truly dark edges to the book."
The first book from 'This Dark Town' mystery thriller trilogy.
Eighteen-year-old Lydia Stone ...
Nick Case has been pursued by a hulking, Sasquatch-like monster his whole life - in a recurring series of nightmares. But a chance encounter with a retired concert violinist reveals that the nightmares might be something more than just bad dreams, and that he might be the monster he's been running from.
While he tries to make sense of the dreams, his entire life starts unraveling around as he becomes unwittingly embroiled in what appears to be a fine art counterfeiting ring. As the events unfold, Nick begins to wonder which ...
After her husband dies suddenly, Cate begins to suspect she's being followed -- and starts questioning everything she thought she knew. But the answers she discovers may be the worst of all...
Cate Brady almost had it all. Until a knock on her front door brought news that her beloved husband had been in a terrible accident. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Reeling from the shock and suspecting she's being followed, Cate must question everything she thinks she knows.
Is she in danger? Will she find the answers she reluctantly ...
A journalist trapped in a soul-destroying job. A mysterious code hidden in a series of newspaper articles. One damaged god seeking redemption. All collide in one fateful interview certain to change lives and alter the future in unimaginable ways. "Apeiron, Aziz" is a 6,368-word science fiction short story in the vein of Philip K. Dick.
Horror two miles underground!
Mary jumps at the chance for a birthday party in the surreal setting of an abandoned Russian mine. Until an uninvited guest turns it from a celebration to a living nightmare. Now all Mary wants for her birthday is for everyone to escape alive.
A short story.
*** Note: This story is also published in the anthology Twisted Earths ***
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A powerful coming of age novella in the vein of Stand By Me. It follows a father and son on a cross country journey to save the wife and mother who abandoned them. Along the way they discover how far love bends before it breaks. This short story explores themes of racial injustice, coupled with the knowledge that the innocence of childhood is always spoiled by the actions of the adults who are meant to care for you.
Skyler Millhouse has a routine. Walk to the Java Joint and work on his laptop. Today would be different.
A stranger appears to be following him. Or is he? What could he want from Skyler? He's just a journalist.
When the knife comes at his throat he fears the worst. Is this his ultimate demise?
Find out in this psychological espionage short story by Jon Griffin.
If you like violent, plausible mysteries that make you think, you'll love Cold Pursuit.
In this dark and compulsive debut somewhere along the lines of Fatal Attraction meets Unfaithful comes a thrilling, addictively suspenseful, and haunting story that grabs the reader, and holds them captive until the very end. For fans of psychological thrillers, suspense, and the forbidden, Bedrock hands us a deceptively beautiful tale.
Addison Greyer knows better.
Or at least she should.
Never in a million years would she have guessed she'd wind up agreeing to the sinister side-gig her tough-as-nails new boss proposes.
Continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series. Lisbeth Salander is back. This is the fourth book imagined in a work of fanfiction. Lisbeth Salander has a new puzzle to solve. Someone is sending her mysterious packages, which will reveal her true bloodline. And there is an interesting new character - a youth wanting to base his life on 'chance', or some crazy idea. The consequences of the Sapo debacle are still reverberating within the Establishment. Local gangsters are rife and misogynistic as ever. All for a new exciting ...
He wants to protect the town's secrets. She's determined to uncover them. Will a 50-year old mystery bring two strangers together or drive them apart?
Lucas Oakes is one of Lindsey Point's most eligible bachelors. He works construction, volunteers as an EMT, and plays Santa, and that's more than enough to fill his single life.
Until reporter Sophie Smithwaite arrives in town.
Sophie is only in town for a story. But when she discovers a personal connection to Lindsey Point's haunted lighthouse, she'll stop at nothing to uncover ...
The Angel of Death...
One night, a long time ago, Ian Kensington became the Angel of Death, and everything made sense for the first time in his life. Until the police arrived.
Since then, he's kept the "Angel" at bay with the help of a series of doctors and an endless supply of pills. Battered into exhaustion and numbed to the world around him, Ian has become a productive, if solitary, member of society. But the Angel's whispers still plague him day and night.
Therapy teaches him that those whispers, just like the draft notice ...
Cheating is a dangerous game.
Ask Tom, a man with a lot to juggle: a frustrated wife, a secret new girlfriend, and the unpleasant task of trying to keep a deteriorating farmhouse from falling down around him. With his wife headed out of town for the week, Tom is eager to get busy under the covers with his lover. If only he knew what was waiting for him... in the crawlspace.
A tale of exquisite psychological terror from author Evans Light (Doorbells at Dusk, Bad Apples: Halloween Horror, Don't Need No Water).
HORROR NOVEL ...
"Has it ever occurred to you that if you want to survive in this dark world, you have to become darkness itself?"
Emilia Wilson was a typical, not so typical, 3rd year college student, who just wanted nothing more but to pass all of her subjects, read the books she had bought and enjoy in a good cup of her favorite tea in peace.
When she got a phone call from her parents to visit her Grandmother who was at death's door, Emilia was pulled into the grand scheme of monstrous crimes, and the tea she wished of was nothing more than a ...
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Where do you start looking for a serial killer who's choosing victim's by the first letter of their first name? What would you do if all of those letters spell out your first, middle and last name?
A serial killer, in search for the right victim. Using the mixture of nightshade, oleander, and water from the lily of the valley plant, turns London's pubs into crime scenes.
After a case goes cold in Saratoga Springs New York, true crime author, Dusky Anne Wild finds herself at The New Scotland Yard in London England to help find a ...
They want me to confess.
I wake up in a white room, strapped to a chair. They are watching me from behind a glass wall. I did something terrible, they say. And they want to understand how an Omega was capable of such ferocity.
But the problem is... I can't remember anything. Not even my own name. The things they put me through... They won't help me remember. I close my heart, block them out, and they hate me for it. I hate them, too. And this shared hatred is what will bring us together.
Author's Note: This book contains dark ...
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Emiel Lane is an explorer and is used to pushing his limits. But watching his wife's brutal murder in front of him sends him over the edge. While locked away in a mental institution, Emiel's exploration partners, Simon and Rainy, suffer a rough patch in their marriage and struggle to fix it.
After two years and while on vacation, Simon and Rainy are stunned when they are visited by Emiel, recently released and medicated, though for what he won't say. It isn't important to him. What is important is the recently activated volcano ...
Cruelty and all its power.
Why am I the game of each hour?
Every pain, every slice...
It was not only me in this deadly vice.
I don't want my stay at the Serenity Institute to be permanent, so I search my mind for memories, but most of what I find are reasons to run.
There is only one reason to stay.
Is he even real?
It seems deception is my only certainty.
She gave him everything...
He threw it all away...
If he can't have her... no one will.
As the night comes, with the pain still clinging to her eyelids, Heather wants to know why her lover destroyed all that they had together. Chase was her dream come true... until his rage became a nightmare. If time heals all wounds, how long would the misery remain? Could they go back to the time before his demons destroyed all that they had?
She says she still loves him.
He needs to change.
Desperation can be vicious.
Heather tries to put it ...
Quick-Response Detective Philip Hoss knows his way around a crime scene, but when he's summoned to the scene of a missing hospital porter, he quickly realizes things are not what they seem.
DJ isn't dead... yet. But if she's not rescued soon, she could be.
Lamont Jones has one objective: exact revenge on his enemies. But his carelessness may destroy his plans.
In MS's world, people are pawns and rules be damned. His latest catch, however, could be his last.
Armed with one curious clue, Hoss is determined to find the missing young ...
"Being a zombie, not so easy". That could have been Dave Connor's six word memoir. "At first he couldn't remember how he'd ended up in that shallow grave; he just knew it was hell to claw his way out, and that the taste of its dirt would remain in his mouth for the rest of his time on this earth"... Expect the unexpected in this existential resurrection thriller.
The Book's Review of Itself:
This is not really a story about zombies, for of course there are no such creatures,only maybe that some people are more dead than others, and ...
Rosie Thompson is an eighteen-year-old girl with her whole life ahead of her. The Homecoming Dance is just one night away and she can already feel the weight of the crown upon her head. But when she leaves her home that Friday night, it's for the very last time. When her body is found in a park the next morning, a whole town is turned upside down and a family is torn apart.
Fifteen years later, Olivia still hasn't moved on from her sister's murder. Not only does she still see the ghost of her dead sister, she is pursuing a career ...
Like the phases of the moon, Mostly Dark waxes and wanes with thirty tales of darkness and light. An intriguing maelstrom of broken minds and broken hearts, from revenge to desire, from new found love to soulmates, herein lies a tale for everyone. Prepare your senses for an emotional and sometimes terrifying ride.
Mostly Dark is a collection of flash fiction tales that cover psychological horror, murder, revenge, mental health as well as tales of ...
As a crippling disease eats her away, Jessie fights her fears, along with the horrors that wait outside the door. With every passing breath, death draws closer and her mind drifts further from reality and into a dark, horrific void. What waits on the other side is a fate worse than death itself.
Theodore Granger believes he's cursed. He's spent the last ten years locked away inside his apartment. But today is his day, the day he is to venture out into the world again. There is only one simple task on his agenda: walk one block, cross the street, and have a cup of coffee with his shrink. The only problem is, he chose the wrong day.
Enjoy this short story based in the world of my novel Don of the Living Dead.
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"I don't know who I am or how I got here. But something's not right. I can feel it in my gut."
A man finds himself alone in the woods with no memory of how he got there. Seeking shelter and assistance from a nearby house, he instead finds a dead body. Why is he plagued with sensations of dejavu? And why does the man lying dead on the floor look exactly like him?
Fractured is a psychological suspense short story of approximately 2700 words.
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Newly sober and dating the man of her dreams, Traci Collins is ready to enjoy the good life, until her new best friend, Olivia Durning, confides a dreadful secret far worse than Traci could imagine.
Sealed by a shared bond, and unaware there is more to the secret than what she was told, Collins feels honor-bound to protect her friend when a confrontation between Olivia and her childhood tormentor turns deadly.
A mysterious text forces Traci to question Olivia's actions and re-examine her loyalties. When the answers to Traci's ...
On December 12, 2012 Serial killer Thaddeus Gainsborough turns himself in and confesses to the grisly murders of eight missing people.
He is convicted and ordered to death by lethal injection in the swiftest trial in Florida history.
On the day of his execution, his final request will be granted... An interview with Bay 9 News Reporter Brooke Hannah.
What ensues is a game of make-believe, unspeakable abuse, and psychological torture unlike anything she has ever experienced. Brooke is the key to something unmentionable!
How do you ...
The prequel to UNDREAMED, Unbeliever is a dark psychological suspense novella following Alice, a woman trapped between reality and a dream. Caught between a life in Sydney and an equally real life in New York, Alice has no way of telling which is the truth, and which the dream. Unbeliever follows both Alices as they set themselves on a destructive collision course in their search to discover the truth.
Emerging from a stint in a rehabilitation centre, Sydney-Alice is confronted by the impossibility of living her life, never knowing ...
We're thrilled to announce that this Amazon bestseller is also a Human Relations and a B.R.A.G. Medallion winner!
After suddenly receiving custody of his five year old son, Ben must learn how to be a dad. The fact that he'd even fathered a child was news to him. Not only does this mean restructuring his sixty-hour workweek and becoming responsible for another human being, but also Kyle has autism. Enter the school system and a shaky beginning. Under the guidance of a gifted teacher, Ben and Kyle take tentative steps to becoming ...
INSIDE JOB AND OTHER STORIES is a collection of four short stories. "Inside Job," set in the early 80's, joins Johnny and Pauline in their struggle to leave their old mob-filled world behind and run away together starting a new life in a new city. But not before they fill a few holes in the desert first. In "Like Friends, like Family," Vince has a turn for the worse after being shot by his best friend's daughter. After he rushes over to his best friends, Archie and Eliza's house, they realize they've got to finish what they started ...
Soon adapted for the big screen.
This book contains The Circle -- the first single.
"After the hit saga Misión Verne and The Cloud, Mario Escobar sweeps us up in a riveting adventure set against the backdrop of the financial crisis, the dark nooks and crannies of power, and the city of London."
Comments from readers on Amazon:
"This is an entertaining read, a really interesting story full of intrigue. When I got to the 'To Be Continued' spot, I was on the edge of my seat waiting for the second part... Good thing it's ready ...
THERE'S A BODY ON THE LINE
A short psychological horror story that's the perfect read for your daily commute
Ever been stuck on a train in a dark tunnel, trapped in an airless sardine tin with a bunch of strangers?
Sure you have.
But don't be so eager to get out of that train, because what's waiting on the other side might be even worse...
This short horror story is a dark descent into the subconscious horror that lurks inside all of us. It is a tale of love, money and the shackles of modern city life.
About The ...
A twist-filled summer read combining mystery, suspense and romance
"See You Soon is a really gripping, suspenseful read. I felt like I was holding my breath in anticipation throughout the whole book!"
- The Book Magnet
What is true friendship really worth?
When Emily receives an email from her estranged childhood friend, Ali, she instantly looks forward to reading what it has to say. She hasn't seen or heard from Ali in a very long time and hopes that they can begin to rekindle the perfect friendship they once had.
But when Emily ...
Role-playing games are just a well-paying job.
Until the night Sean is hired to dominate a boxer who might be more than he appears to be.
What happens in the dungeon is supposed to stay in the dungeon. But now the boxer is asking for more...
A steamy BDSM novella about two men who find love in the most unexpected place. This steamy gay romance features safe, sane, consenting activities between men over age 21.
Catching the eye of a delusional serial killer known as Casanova Killer signals the end for certain beautiful young women of San Francisco. True to his name, Casanova offers the women a taste of romance and unparalleled adoration before sending them to a bloody death.
The FBI Special Serial Crimes Division, SSCD, sets a trap for the killer with one of their own as bait. Agent Jerry Forbes pairs with Interpol's Ethan Barnes to capture Casanova before another woman falls prey to his charms.
Jerry and Ethan soon discover that ...
Faith thinks this day can't be any different from the last one or the next. She's married to Mac, the man she loves, is teaching her teenage son, Liam, to drive, and is pregnant with her second child. So Christmas shopping should just be a normal activity.
But when Liam accidentally rear ends the car in front of him on their way home during rush hour, their life seems to spin out of control. He could have hit anyone. But he hit Emily.
Suddenly, Faith's average life is thrown under a blanket of terror and everything changes in an ...
THE ACCIDENTAL EXORCIST
(A short novella)
For fans of Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Ted Dekker, and Frank Peretti
When forensic psychiatrist Abigail Lee meets a baby-killing mother who has been declared criminally insane and acquitted, she discovers something lurking beneath the surface. Something far deeper and more insidious than mere psychopathy. But can she come to terms with her own struggle with science and faith in time to confront it?
I'm as innocent as a newborn baby. I swear. I didn't kill those men.
They threw me in a mental hospital to cover up the real killer's crimes. I have no idea why, but I have theories.
Let me tell you my story so you can decide if I'm guilty or innocent.
Psychotherapist Kate Huntington helps other people cope with the horrible things that have happened to them, but she herself has led a charmed life... until now.
When a series of what seem like random events -- a matter of being in the wrong place at the wrong time -- takes a sinister twist, it becomes apparent that she and her lawyer friend, Rob Franklin, have a common enemy. But the lead police detective has a different theory. He's convinced Kate and Rob are lovers attempting to eliminate their spouses. And he seems determined ...
A ballplayer's girlfriend hides his daughter from him because she fears he's like his abusive father.
Marcia Powers wants nothing to do with ballplayer Brock Carter, especially after she told him to go away and pursue his dreams. She has more than she can handle with an elderly father, a business to run, and a four-year-old daughter posing as her baby sister.
Brock Carter's back in town to rekindle his romance with Marcia, and this time, he's not letting her run him out of town. Marcia is unable to resist Brock, but determined to ...
After ten months in a mental institution, Jenny Crete tells the story of why she was institutionalized. It started with a new job at Ridley Connor Community College when she began to notice disturbing and creepy things happening in the school late at night. At first, Jenny thought it was all in her mind, but she found something much more sinister lurking in the shadows.
Creep is a short story of approximately 4,500 words (or 18 pages).
Homicide Detective John Cooper has always followed the evidence to solve any case; that is until a mysterious caller begins to make him question that evidence. With the murder cases he has been working on already solved, John wonders what the phone calls have to do with them. The evidence clearly proves the guilt of those involved, but the calls make him begin to question his findings, as well as himself - for the first time in his career.
With each move, John finds himself caught up in a strange game with an unknown opponent. The ...
If you can't stop watching Doctor Foster and The Affair, you won't be able to put down this chilling new four-part series.
'I was hooked from the moment I started reading' USA TODAY bestseller Sue Fortin
Michael and Ellie are that couple.
The ones who have it all.
Success, charm, trust... but no relationship is perfect and the events of the past cast a shadow over their charmed life together.
When lecturer Michael starts to mentor a new student, Ellie fears that history is repeating itself. As paranoia takes its ugly hold, it's ...
Jillian Finnegan should have kept walking when Lex Fitzgerald pulled up outside her studio trailer.
But, the look in his eyes and his unexpected proposal proves too much to resist. Paying her family's debt in exchange for pretending to be his wife seems like a fair trade. She should have known better.
Lex needs a secret weapon to defeat a competitor and finds it in Jillian Finnegan. He has no intention of letting her potty mouth, her crazy lifestyle, or her eccentric family get in his way. However, sparks start to fly and Lex ...
A beautiful, poignant short story about two people who meet in a crowd.
Her whole life, Chrissie has been able to hear people's thoughts. They come through the walls, follow her to work, surround her in the street - and yet, she is alone.
Then, one day, she meets someone who can hear hers...
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Love, mystery, and broken promises...
Sixteen years ago Robin spent her summer at an elite boarding school, sharing oxygen with secret society members and exploring the haunted cairns. Lonely, enigmatic Tristan was her only friend, but when tragedy struck, Robin shamefully abandoned Tristan to resume her safe, suburban life.
Now Robin has a successful design business and a passionate relationship with her boyfriend, Nick. Yet when Tristan calls out of the blue, Robin must revisit a dangerous world of lies and ghosts.
Skye 'The Skillet' Jones has it all. Her life is a million miles away from her tragic upbringing and, on the surface, life is perfect.
Daughter of an alcoholic mother and negligent father, Skye was forced to carry herself through trauma, rejection and abandonment.
Now, ten years after she walked away from her hometown never to return, she is a new woman; a self-made, successful personal assistant and she is madly in love with her knight in shining armour.
But fairytales don't always have the happy ending you expect. Dreams can be ...
Who sees the future, who knows the future, and who makes the future? If a wish or a dream comes true is it ours? Where did it come from? Why do we want it? Is life simply a coin toss floating in time waiting to be snatched and held? Do we make it happen? Is it a random snap of a finger instance moment selection, or can we choose which way to turn? Is it magic, illusion, something made from nothing? In the end there's silence, peace after the last images of life fades from thought, and the whisper on our breath sounds a word. And, as ...
Staying with her parents at Beauwater Manor, a luxury hotel in the English countryside, is the happiest memory of Laura's young life so far. She's excited at the prospect of returning to the hotel a few years later, but in this riveting short story by Renée Knight, author of Disclaimer -- a remarkable debut novel of psychological suspense hailed by the New York Times as "outstandingly clever and twisty" -- Laura will discover that even though some things about Beauwater Manor are familiar, others are very, very different from what ...
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The first time Greta saw Blake, she knew he was the one. Knew it like fire knows tinder.
She hadn't thought she'd be at a frat party her first week in college, but her roommate, Amber, convinced her to go. Greta couldn't believe how easy it was to get in. But she was pretty now, and everything was different. No one knew anything about her ugly duckling past or all the darkness before. It was a whole new world, a brand new start.
Then she saw Blake and knew he was her destiny.
But Blake saw Amber first. And he got... confused. ...
/ Length: 363 Pages (955 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 31st, 2015
Jesse's Lesbian friends take him to a fetish event at Devil's Den for an unforgettable night that changes his life. (Excerpted from Playing With Dolls.) Please do not pay for this book. If Amazon tries to charge for it, you can download it for free at http://transgressivewriter.com/shortstories.php#night so you can read a sample of Playing With Dolls.
Waking up early, getting on the old bus to go to work. Every day the same people, with the same behaviours. Bordering on come dy, absurd, unsustainable. A journey spent criticizing others, until the final surprise.
/ Length: 12 Pages (179 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Oct 5th, 2015
Somewhere deep in her mind Christine Marsden is witnessing the murder of young girls.
And now she has urges to hurt her own children.
After a head injury which left her having nightmares and visions, Christine is convinced that something inside her brain has broken, and that she is slowly sinking into insanity.
She is terrified of what she might be capable of. She fears that in losing her mind she will also lose her children and husband.
Christine embarks on a desperate fight to try to halt the fracture of her mind before it's too ...
He lurks behind the counter in a run-down Edinburgh cafe
... and he's the last person they want Rosy to meet.
Say hello to Frank. Say hello to a darkly fun mystery with no sleuths, no detectives and (almost) no dead bodies.
A beautiful student discovers her beastly dad
Rosy Friendship's boyfriend has just revealed his inner stalker. It's not a plus point. Rosy flees her student pals and heads for home where she thinks she'll be safe.
Frank Friendship is Rosy's biological dad, a man nobody has allowed her to see, a man so ...
Henry Fields is an unsuspecting young man who has just moved to the small, quiet town of Gable, Iowa. After finding a job and a place to live, he quickly establishes himself as the friendly and reliable "new guy." Despite being elusive about his past, local hometown girl Claire Mathison discovers an irresistible attraction to Henry. But major trouble begins to brew one night and it soon becomes unclear whether Henry Fields is part of the problem or the solution. Filled with psychological drama, suspense, and thrills, Grey Areas is ...
/ Length: 115 Pages (343 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Feb 23rd, 2015
Angelic Attraction - Psychological Romantic Thriller Book One
Leaving her childhood sweetheart behind, Angel Nichols moved to LA and clinched her dream job as a fashion designer. After a night out at a risque club and a chance meeting with the dashing Brad Singer her life soon begins to lose perspective and control. Initially he's every girl's dream; good looking, amazing in bed, powerful and a not to mention, s billionaire. Dark romance soon taints the relationship though as boundaries are pushed to the limit and the true side of ...
The greediest side of the pharmaceutical industry comes alive in Silent Epidemic. Dominex cuts every corner in a race to get their new drug on the market before going into the red. But their standard M.O. becomes threatened when a previously user friendly FDA promotes a boy scout. After several complaints make their way to the FDA's office, the company is forced to conduct one last research study prior to approval. But time is running out as the study volunteers begin to drop like flies.
Carol Freeman and 499 others develop physical ...