A Stonehenge archaeological dig turns into a nightmare when young Jack Shire is blasted into a terrifying prehistoric world, simultaneously unveiling a deadly, 21st century secret. Communicating across millennia, he and girlfriend Tori Morris, battle against powerful, sinister forces to uncover a megalomaniac's plot to control the world with stolen time travel technology.A passionate love story about a young couple struggling to overcome the difficulties in their courtship and keep the faith.Caught in the aftermath of the Civil War and laboring to earn a living from the land, Ralph Wade’s life is in turmoil. Ralph finds solace in the company of a saloon girl after asking for Leann Clark’s hand in marriage only to be refused by her father. Leann doubts Ralph’s love when his involvement with the disreputable lady leads to a failed promise to court Leann and win her affection from a man with a job and regular income. Ralph Wade is caught in the struggle of rebuilding a productive life during reconstruction in rural Missouri. He works hard to farm several acres of land with limited funds and resources. Ralph desires to marry Leann Clark, the girl he has loved since boyhood, but Leann’s father will not consent to the marriage. John Clark says Leann is too young to wed at sixteen years old, and Ralph cannot support her. Ralph’s faith is tested when he ventures inside a saloon for solace in the bottle and meets a woman, Pearl, who finds him attractive. Pearl’s self-proclaimed boyfriend dislikes her attentions to Ralph and starts a brawl. His sheriff friend stops the fight and rescues him from the man’s anger. Conflict arises when Ralph breaks a promise to court Leann because of his relationship with the saloon girl and a problem she causes. Leann Clark is caught between her love for Ralph Wade and her father’s wishes. Leann desires to marry the love of her life, but her father refuses to give his consent. She doesn’t understand her father’s objections since he and her mother married at a young age. John Clark desires Leann to favor the attentions of a man with more means, but she cannot give her heart to anyone but Ralph. Her faith in Ralph’s love is tested when she learns of his involvement with a distributable woman, and he breaks a promise to her. She decides to find out for herself the reason behind Ralph’s broken promise and discovers the goodness of his heart. Leann’s best friend tries to separate her from Ralph, but she clings to her faith and belief in his love. Leann’s determination to discover the truth behind his broken promise leads to a stronger bond in their relationship. The novella introduces the characters and setting of the Wades of Crawford County series.
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Was the old Star woman murdered? Young Billy Perks, who found her body, is sure she was, but the authorities disagree. Their haste to close the case heightens Billy's suspicions. He and his pals Yvonne Sparkes and Kick ly decide to investigate, unwittingly provoking a long hidden killer and unearthing secrets of wartime conspiracy and betrayal.a nostalgic mystery story set in Sheffield, EnglBrilliantly funny and intriguing, Tuppenny Hat Detective is a nostalgic mystery story set in Sheffield, England as the city struggles to recover from World-War-Two. Salty Ess"The world of Billy and his friends is realised in a full and convincing way. There are some splendidly tense and poignant scenes." Prize winning author Alex Martin"A real page turner - with a very winning central character. Despite the murders it was thoroughly good fun and a graphic picture of a time I well remember myself." Film producer and author, Simon Relph CBE
Isabella had everything she wanted until a corset took it all away. (A Cinderella story.)After her mother's passing, Isabella took comfort in dance, her father, and the company of her new mother and step-sisters. Unfortunately, a corset took it all away from her.
The origin story of the greatest creature Dinoworld has ever known, a young raptor faces a cruel and harsh world after his parents are killed before hi eyes. Through trials and experience he forges himself into a weapon of vengeance.Orphaned by humanity. Rejected by his own. This is the life the young raptor faces in a cruel world. But in a chance encounter, he is given the opportunity for another life. Taking on the name Scarface due to the nature of his most notable injury, he travels with a bounty hunter that hopes to make a name for himself. Through corrupt military officials and illegal fights that end only in death, the raptor is forged into something far greater than anyone could have imagined. But the humans that care for him are only an obstacle as Scarface sets his sights on revenge. Monsters are not born. They are forged.
When heartbroken interior designer David Snyder buys a century-old house, he isn't ready for the laundry list of problems. Luckily handyman Jackson Henry is just what he needs—in more ways than one.
This book includes five short stories of travel into the unknown. Based in science theory on the edge of science fact, step into the realm of science future. Adventure into the danger and mystery of dimensional travel with realistic characters and believable situations that lead to mysterious and perhaps startling conclusions.This book includes five short stories of travel into the unknown. Based on current thinking and science theory on the edge of science fact, step into the realm science future. Adventure into the science, danger and mystery of dimensional travel with realistic characters and believable situations that lead to mysterious and perhaps startling conclusions.In The Catcher a local animal control worker is confronted with a dangerous animal killing in the neighborhood. His investigation brings our main character face to face with a beast from the past and the time traveling animal handler that lost him in his time frame. The Romeo Project tells the story of a university science lab experiment that goes wrong. As the dust settles, government agencies want the research to continue and paves the way for further experimentation into dimensional travel. Real characters, conflicts and emotions revolve around cutting edge science fiction.The One That Got Away is a lighter, humorous look at a couple country friends that experience a failed inter-dimensional abduction.Stealing Time lets the reader challenge their personal ethics as our main characters are confronted with situations that challenge theirs. Financially struggling, after creating a machine that opens a tunnel to the past, opportunities arise that could solve all there problems. What would you do?In Bloodline a time traveler is taken into his own past and given a chance to relive his life. What changes and paths would one travel differently if given the opportunity?
Bram Gold is a Courser, a hunter-for-hire who deals with supernatural creatures, mystical happenings, and things that go booga-booga in the night. Under the supervision of the Wardein—his childhood friend Miriam Zerelli, who is in charge of all magical activity in the Bronx, New York—he's who you hire if you need a crazed unicorn wrangled, some werewolves guarded while they gallivant around under the full moon, or an ill-advised attempt to bind a god stopped.The Bronx is the home to several immortals, who are notoriously hard to kill—so it comes as rather a surprise when one of them turns up murdered, seemingly by a vampire. In addition, binding spells all across town are either coming undone, failing to work, or are difficult to restore. As Bram investigates, more immortals turn up dead, and a strange woman keeps appearing long enough to give cryptic advice and then disappear. Soon, he uncovers a nasty sequence of events that could lead to the...
The "HVZA: Hudson Valley Zombie Apocalypse" novels have created a terrifying world where a mysterious parasite has turned ordinary people into killers and cannibals. This short story begins at the onset of the infection, at the region's largest shopping mall, the Palisades Center in West Nyack, NY.The "HVZA: Hudson Valley Zombie Apocalypse" novels have created a terrifying world where a mysterious parasite has turned ordinary people into killers and cannibals. This short story begins at the onset of the infection, at the region's largest shopping mall, the Palisades Center in West Nyack, NY. Follow the lives of several people as they attend the sale, only to come face to face with their worst nightmares. Some will survive, and some will die, but no one will ever be the same.