By Charlie Casso
A brush with demise by the hands of an acid-tongued, heavy-fisted nun brings younger Jonathan boost discover from above concerning while his time on the earth will finish. The clock of Johnny's existence counts down as he negotiates how one can take care of his burgeoning sexuality, weigh down on a guy of the material, instructor who torments him, and, after all, the nun who knocks him into his vision-inducing blackout.
With assistance from his ally and a few hugely strange new buddies, Johnny navigates his means via existence and solutions the age previous query: for those who knew in the event you have been going to die, might you do issues differently?
Fasten your ball-gags, it will be a bumpy life.
By Steve Pickens
By K'Anne Meinel
The old apartment she unearths one of the overgrown foliage is amazing…and eerie, such a lot wouldn’t even step a foot nearer yet she is intrigued and feels attracted to the outdated mansion….
Leah reveals greater than she offers for after looking for the landlord and buying the total property for a buck. As she starts off to revive it, she unearths out who her genuine pals are, she additionally reveals out who her relatives relatively is…What’s a number of ghosts among friends?
Between maintenance, improvements, and checking out the homes secrets and techniques, Leah has her fingers complete. checking out her sexuality and courting is the least of her concerns. As her liked dream of an hotel turns into fact she reveals it without notice in jeopardy, who will kill for it or the massive fortune that she has found?
By Josh Lanyon
Surrounded via a longer relatives of Cosmo’s colourful compatriots, secret author Kyle Bari believes he has come to phrases with being deserted via his well-known father, till the day Adam MacKinnon arrives along with his new lover, the gorgeous yet toxic, Brett.
Brett has an unerring intuition for different people’s susceptible spots; quickly the quiet colony is seething with hostility and suspicion as Brett tricks he is aware anything concerning the lacking artist...
By Angel Willson
By S.J. Frost
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By Ronald Alexander
By Jessie Diamond
THE appealing DAMSEL: "The girl who walks in beauty." Byron. Claire Forlani epitomizes innocence and desire. She is unconcerned and blind to how she mesmerizes. As a security legal professional, her in simple terms situation is struggling with for justice and fact. Even Forlani has concerns. Like her mom and grandmother, she has visions, goals, and flashes. usually those portents are nightmares approximately loss of life, demons, and explosive destruction--not not like the most recent omen lingering within the air round her like a breeze ahead of a typhoon. It consists of terrified screams and tortured cries emanating from a Gothic cemetery identified to her new patron because the cathedral of blood.
THE murderer: "Chop, chop, choppity chop." mom Goose. This impish serial killer for lease and grasp of cover is liable to reciting nursery rhymes prior to flaying one other sufferer. The illusive killer discovered the paintings of disappearing as a tender tyke enjoying costume up. "It used to be like police officers and robbers, cowboys and Indians, psychiatrist and psychotic, or whatever like that." to maintain his karma transparent, the twisted scamp usually does a professional bono killing, therefore ridding the realm of a kid molester or ruthless tycoon.
THE FEMME FATALE: "Better to reign in hell, than serve in heaven." Milton. Olivia Black could make a guy element his personal gun at his head and fireplace. This grasp of secrets and techniques, seduction, and manipulation wears a masks of respectability and gear. A soft existence because the influential daughter-in-law of the President of Argentina isn't sufficient for her. She and her basically real buddies, her necessary black widows, have sadistic targets but to be fulfilled.
THE SETUP: respiring fireplace like a dragon, a South American drug cartel is spreading its wings. DEA agent Raul Julia hyperlinks the cartel to a brand new clothier drug infecting the West Coast--like a perilous cancer.
THE CATALYST: Raul is brutally tortured. ahead of his dying, he will get note to the single individual he trusts, former accomplice, Andy Knight.
How are those gamers hooked up to soiled law enforcement officials, useless homeless humans, a multi-national corporation--and to every other?
Consumed by means of revenge, The Tortured Hero prowls the darkness, mixing into the murky shadows, an life frequent to the FBI agent. She is looking monsters, these answerable for the homicide of her ally, Raul Julia.
When Knight will get too shut, she is framed for homicide. The Bureau leaves her to bleed out like clean meat over a shark pit, yet she has neighbors in excessive locations. Claire Forlani is shipped to symbolize "the undercover agent long gone over the road instead of coming in from the cold."
In courtroom, Knight understands bail may be denied, so she has a plan. As she contemplates her blameless legal professional, Knight needs she may "beseech pardon" for her obvious betrayal--just earlier than she takes the gorgeous Damsel hostage at gun point.
Surprisingly, the hostage is later published. the larger shock comes whilst Claire refuses to go away. "This is simply too very important. everyone is dying." at the run, they stick to the cryptic clues to this complicated puzzle whereas attempting to remain alive. because the items healthy together--and they take care of internal demons, they notice much more than homicide and insanity, a lot more.
By Mel Keegan
All roads bring about the homeworlds. The Scorpio data-trail ... the Michiko file ... it is all pointing in a single path, and Jarrat and Stone can purely stick with it to Earth. Mars. They locate themselves within the undying towns of historic worlds, that have grown darkish, depraved. Corrupt. For the outsider — the stranger, colonial, mutoid — it is a suggest enviornment that could appear oddly alien, and is undeniably harmful. For the 'Earther' headed again in, like Stone himself, it is not what one anticipated, nor a spot the place one would select to be.
The motion takes the NARC captains to Chicago, Marsport and the extraordinary skycities of the Jupiter process — new-old worlds on what used to be often called the excessive frontier. those worlds became new battlefields, yet dying wears the standard face.
Aerosports and Angel packwar — the release of a super-carrier — the loss of life of a friend...
Nothing is because it turns out. Very quickly Jarrat and Stone discover ways to belief purely these they understand and think in simple terms what they see, as they and the most important components of the service NARC-Athena bend the foundations to breaking-point — and beyond.
By C. Robert Holloway