The underground fighting arenas in the vampire world can be a dangerous and brutal game to play for most! But for those who are skilled enough to play the game, it can be a profitable venture for any vampire who wants to avoid living in the sewers, junkyards, and abandoned buildings, around the city of Chicago. A skilled brawler named Jacob is fighting for something. Something that he believes in. And he's come too far to stop now! Even if it brings him, face to face, with an opponent that may be completely out of his league.
Amy Smith can’t feel much emotion. Not really. He’s... numb. He’s gotten through his seventeen years of life mostly analyzing people’s behavior and acting accordingly. Like an insider looking out. Looking out through a window. And looking out through a window can get boring. Really boring. Everyone that passes through is the same. They say the same words, do the same things. Amy just wants to not stand out, and it’s pretty simple, really. Too simple. And it is, until he catches the attention of another guy with troubles of his own.
A couple arrive at a crossroads in their relationship, with one of them poised to end her postdoctoral education and "start life". She's not so sure about the baby her wife wants though, working with kids and their parents facing huge health issues as an MD, but she starts having a series of mysterious dreams involving a wise little girl.
**This story touches upon issues of difficult pregnancies and miscarriage. Please proceed with caution if you find these topics upsetting.**
Nathanial Miklas has an interesting side-job. He's an empath who can untangle what's going on under the surface people show the world. His own world is finally carefully arranged how he wants it, safe and contained, different from his past. Will the man he meets on his latest job break him out of the protective box he's put himself in, or just put him in danger?
Feeling very much alone, Lloyd lowers the urn of his wife’s ashes into the water, as the sun is setting in the Indian Ocean, on a remote Cattle Station in Western Australia. What was to be a short visit to the station, changes dramatically, and Lloyd has to deal with all the challenges of being in a remote location, including a category 5 cyclone, an Earthquake and two wildfires.
I'm Ian Wright I lost heart ten years ago, when my James died from illness. We were only 25 years old. I was devastated, sinking into a crushing depression for many years. I'm now 34, I took a job as a science teacher at a high school and moved from Florida to Kentucky for a fresh start, never dreaming my life would improve or that I'd ever be happy again.
Adam was a detective in Florida, his life was turned upside down when his pregnant wife up and deserted him without a trace. Unable to locate her after time, he was offered a position with the FBI on a task force. With nothing left to lose, he took the job and moved to Kentucky.
Working for a book publisher can be a frustrating task for JT, who is trying to promote some of his favorite works to his boss. Some of which he found on an online website for gay erotic stories...of which he is a fan, and displays it proudly. However, when the stress gets to him, and a lovely stranger who also claims to be a fan of the same website invites him to a celebration...JT wonders if that is exactly the kind of stress reliever he needs.
"When mammals die and start to decompose, they release odors that are very specific to them. In other words, no other smell on earth is akin to it. That's why we're so drawn to the dead, we can smell them from miles around; humans exude quite the interesting scent as well. No other animal smells like them, and they taste exquisite. That's what makes the chase all the more worth it."
There was a time when I once thought death would be my salvation, a time when I once thought that I could escape my past, escape my demons but I can't, no matter how hard I try.
Following the death of his mother, fifteen-year-old Robbie is forced to move from England to start a new life living with his uncle’s family in Canada. Homesick, confused, and missing his close friend, it soon becomes clear to his new family that Robbie is carrying a lot more baggage than he arrived with.
A "Gone From Daylight" spinoff told way back in the time of knights and kings, where the sword may not always be the most effective form of defense, no matter who wields it. Another tale of vampire influence throughout human history! Enjoy!
Young Tristan was looking for someone that he could truly respect and fall in love with. He wasn't expecting to find him in a series of YouTube online vlogs though! When the beautiful (And wildly popular) 'Jesse-101' ends up living in a nearby neighborhood, will Tristan find the dream boy he was looking for?
Anton comes to town to find someone and involves Patrick. Adam is ask to serve a summons only to find himself involved in a mistaken identity. Lies smothers the truth as relationships hang in the balance.