It's been said that suffering builds character. And there are few that know suffering better than young Justin. Only 14 years old, he has found an easy way out. A suicidal tendency that he is hoping will bring an end to his misery. But when he meets a mysterious boy at the end of Navy Pier one dark evening...he is given an alternative. One that will give him purpose, and set in motion the events that will lead to his ultimate destiny....in a world not like our own.
Alex Walker is your average Kid, he loves computers and conspiracy theories. On a normal Saturday, he and his brother are wrenched from their lives and hidden in an underground bunker for six months. Alex must find out why he and the other children have been put down there and survive to emerge from the bunker. With strange happenings and a saboteur, Alex has his hands full with the group of teens he must now lead.
The story of Eddie Hamilton and Matty Jacobs continues. Our boys have graduated from high school and are preparing for college--at different schools. We start with a graduation trip to London, continue through their work at Dad's church and then the dreaded separation.
Things start off quite smoothly and the arrangement works great for the first two years. It's during the boys' junior year of college when a major surprise appears and changes the entire family's life forever. Will the boys survive? Will there be a "happily ever after" in spite of the turn of events?
It's the year 2032. The Unites States has just ended a civil war, with the western states seceding from the union to become The Pacific Republic. Dr. Elliott "Ell" Pierce is a trauma physician with a dark past serving in the Army of The Pacific Republic. When he meets Ryan, a rugged Texan with a heart of gold, he starts to confront his demons hiding in his past. At first he fights it, but he soon realizes that it is possible to find new love in the midst of uncertain world.
Jake Finnegan is your typical high school boy trying to do well in school and stay out of trouble. Danny Rossi is Jake's best friend. Jake is gay. Danny is straight. At least, that's what they think. How long will Danny string Jake along as he tries to figure it out? Just a little something to pass the time while we're in lockdown.
Elliot Kestle leads a dreary existence. From taking care of his sick mother, to working all the time, he can't seem to catch a break. But when a mysterious stranger crashes into his fragile world, he finds out that not all is what it seems...
These moments are the essence of a life before, that lies dreamily just beyond the window pane. The present is a memory still unfolding that gazes from the outside in. (Short stories related to quarantine).
Life can seem like an entirely different experience when a global pandemic causes everyone to stay at home and out of harm's way. Especially for young Asher, who was just beginning to realize that he has a huge crush on his friend Caleb, and is longing to make contact with him. They stay in touch, but he's so out of reach. Gathering up the courage to tell his current infatuation how he feels, will Caleb accept his growing love for him...or will they become more distant than ever before?
Hope is a rogue. But that doesn't mean he's bad. Not that the world cares. All they see is a demon trying to corrupt the world. But behind that is a gentle soul who cares about his family.
Elliun doesn't care if a tiefling has a soul. A demon is a demon, as far as he's concerned. But when a palace he has been hired to protect is burglarized, he soon finds that not every demon is a monster.
After a bad breakup and a stall in his career, Robbie Caine is barely scraping by in life. But everything changes when on his second day of working for a food delivery service, Robbie steps right into a crime scene. And not just any crime scene, he discovers the body of a famous and beautiful young pop sensation, singer Casey Fowler, sprawled at the bottom of a staircase inside of his home. While police believe the superstar simply fell, Casey’s bodyguard and boyfriend, famous boxer Guy Hopkins, thinks otherwise. He ropes Robbie into a rogue investigation of their own, with the aim of finding out the truth about what really happened to Casey.
Even though Jamie and his best friend, Silas, are pretty much known for mentally drooling over every cute boy they come across...adolescent hormones and all...it was 'Ricky' that always manages to shoot to the top of the list whenever they're in the same room with him. Even though Ricky is interested in girls, Jamie is beginning to wonder just how 'straight' he is.
Ricky has just moved into a house across the street from him this past Summer. Just how 'curious' might Ricky be...if given the chance to ask?
Duke Silver takes on Jihan who is determined to protect his sister from an arranged marriage. Jihan Kamran is the Master of Kamran Estate. After a gruesome war with West Nation, Jihan’s powerful network gains the Emperor's attention. The Emperor orders a member of the Kamran Family must wed into the royal family. Kastan Miran (Duke Silver) is the second prince in the Akasha Royal Family. The Empress of Akasha is afraid of his growing power. When she tries to murder him, The Emperor asks Kastan to marry a member of the Kamran Family. Kastan is to keep Kamran in check and in turn their vast wealth protects Kastan from the Empress's jealousy.
After decades keeping a promise to leave him alone, Kevin returns to seek the help of the person who despises him most, Lee. The very man who had unknowingly inspired a revolutionary quest to change the species he was converted into. Word has gotten out among the ancient community of this change and in order to keep himself and his secrets safe, Kevin has to work with Lee, while keeping him completely in the dark about the truth of what they are hiding. With a history of betrayal and lies, the only way Kevin knows how to protect Lee, is by walking the tightrope of deceit, even if Lee hates him forever.