In this dark murder mystery, Marlowe brings our fairytales into a whole new light. All residing in the same world, the stories we were told as children are not quite what they seem... In this world, Snow White, Goldilocks, Rapunzel, Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, all are recreated into something that the stories hadn't told us. A serial killer has been on a rampage in this world, destroying all that is good. Johannes--the former King--and his friends must find the killer and bring him--or her--to justice before the work is done. Luckily, they have clues to help them along the way. It seems that the killer is counting down from 10, meaning that Johannes and his crew know how many are left to save.
"Ten . . ." Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious "U. N. Owen." "Nine . . ." At dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a guilty secret, and by the end of the night one of the guests is dead. "Eight . . ." Stranded by a violent storm, and haunted by a nursery rhyme counting down one by one . . . as one by one . . . they begin to die. "Seven . . ." Which among them is the killer and will any of them survive?
In this seemingly normal story about a couple of body snatchers from Glasgow, Scotland in the late 19th century, David Craig takes us on a terrifying and unexpected journey fraught with creatures from a nightmare. Foley and Hunt wind their way through coverups and mystery, kidnappings and brainwashing, even murders, all simply so they can go back to their normal, mundane lives of scrounging up enough money to take to the bar at night and keep Foley's pharmacy open during the day. But when they begin to uncover the secrets of the Sooty Feathers Club, their lives can no longer be "normal." Now, Foley and Hunt have to fight for their lives with the help of the age-old Templars and a woman with a grudge. Will they be able to beat back the evil penetrating Glasgow? Or will they end up as a Vampyre's midnight meal?
This whodunit-esque novelette by D.J. Cockburn is set in the dystopian future, where the rich control the world, and the climate has perished under humanity's negligence. Rex Harme, a former police detective, is now working as security on a cruise ship in the Arctic Ocean, with some of the world's richest--and shallowest--people partying it up. But when one of the guests is thrown overboard, he must solve the mystery of the murderer's identity.
In this mysterious and military-touched novel, our protagonist Caleb--a war veteran who lost his best friend in his last tour--struggles with a dark secret that may just destroy the only people he loves. He must protect them at all costs, away from the reaches of the Dark Colonel. Will he succeed? Perhaps the voices of the loving dead will aid him in this journey.
The Line Between depicts a 24-year-old Wynter Roth attempting to live life after she has been cast out of her religious cult, New Earth. The novel oscillates between the present where Wynter is staying with her mother's best friend Julie, and the past where we get to glimpse parts of her life within the walls of New Earth. As the past finally catches up to the present, Wynter's life suddenly takes a nosedive as an outbreak of contagious early-onset dementia floods the world. Wynter must battle both the contagion as well as her paranoia--as inside her head, Magnus' voice preaches his Testament and condemns the pleasures of the outside world--if she is to survive and bring an end to the pandemic.
2013- In war-torn Afghanistan, four innocent service members are subjected to an unauthorized and unspeakable procedure. Deep within the confines of a sand covered bunker, a brilliant but depraved doctor will scrub the minds of this unlucky foursome, replacing them with memories of his own creation. He also finds himself developing a dark obsession for the beautiful, dark haired Marine named Cassidy.2017-Two of the quartet are dead by their own hands, while the other two are tormented nightly by horrific nightmares. Cassidy Delgado is a blind but very successful business owner in southern California. The only negative in her life are the night terrors she has been having the past few months, as the green eyed man behind the surgical mask molests and torments her.Mitch Gaynes leads a solitary but relatively peaceful existence working in a small diner in the desert outside of Flagstaff, Arizona. He enjoys the solitude of his life, but the dreams of the man behind the mask haunt his every sleeping moment.When Bryce Powers, a psychologist in Anaheim, CA, and his daughter Kaylee meet Cassidy purely by chance, they are instantly drawn to one another. As their group’s number grows, they will join forces to confront a truly malevolent presence hell bent on destroying all of them.When the brains behind the memory replacement program makes his way to California to find Cassidy, no one is safe from the evil that he brings with him, and none of their lives will ever be the same.