Sean is a troubled young man. Some of the things he does might be considered to be not all that well thought out. At times all his family and friends, particularly his older friend, Johnny (the narrator of these fragments of Sean's life), can do is to be there for him, and help him to pick up the pieces when things go wrong. Even when, sometimes, Sean himself doesn't even seem to want to pick up the pieces.
Will Vincent, schoolteacher, exits the closet and finds it leads him to very strange places, for almost out of the door he encounters the beautiful Oskar, cynic and porn star, who is not at all what he seems.
Desmond is an assassin who is on the top of the list when it comes to his line of work. He is the one people would call in dire need to get rid of someone; he is one of the best. One night, however, Desmond meets his match...
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.
In a world where vampires were not only monsters and demons, but were also gods and goddesses of various myths from Greek to Norse. And in today’s society, vampires are revered as celebrities and politicians, gradually sinking their teeth into every aspect of human civilization. Damien must live in this reality as a single father with three children as he tries to make ends meet for his family. Then after a bounty hunt goes wrong, he must confront his demons, both figuratively and literally. Mostly in the form of a twenty-something-year-old man who is more than meets the eye.
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.
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?
Jack Woolery's life was safe and secure. He was attending high school, and he had no intention of coming out to his parents or best friend, Jimmy. Then Tracy Craft moves in across the street and changes his plans. Tracy, a new student and an aspiring ballet dancer, is strong and confident. He challenges Jack to reevaluate his life. Can Jack become friends with an openly gay boy and yet maintain the secret life he trusts?