Without a steady job and raising a thirteen-year-old sister on his own, Vic was wounded by tragedy that the speed of time might not heal. However, after his best friend from high school, Fernando, suggested that he should street race, he knew he needed to steer this opportunity before it drove away. With a handy trinket from Fernando, Vic and he will start moving to the top of the street-racing world and will drive through obstacles that threaten both them and the people they care about. And as they avoid crashes with an ex-girlfriend, ex-boyfriend, and others, will they figure out the collision they might need is with their hearts instead?
Follow the lives of various supervillains as they attempt to live their best life in The Windy City! Disappearance, a ragdoll-like thief who has eyes on jewelry. Sisterly Bond, a demon slaying, dominatrix nun. Cid Cinders, a human matchstick with a chilling demeanor. Malartic, a fiery icicle who considers anytime playtime. You, a serial killer who thinks he's a fictional character. Jacques Hein, the go-to lackey and liaison between metahumans and normal people. Monsieur Mime, an assassin who is just trying to provide for his family.
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.
"I have grown tired of remembering. Mes souvenirs tuent. My memories kill me. So it falls to me to make them known in these writings before my soul is set free at last." ~ Lord Cedrick Temple, Duke of Buckingham
A trio of skilled vampire raiders are going out to swindle a high stakes take from a deceased vampire, hoping to get by with a major score! However...is this the kind of heist that they expected to get away with? Or is there something 'else' going on behind the scenes?
On the darker side of the "Gone From Daylight" spinoffs, this story takes you through the night by night journey's of a man named 'Jack' in the mid 70's. Jack may be human...but he isn't so different from the hidden society of vampires, populating Chicago's streets. When he meets an arrogant visitor in the late night hours...a 'deal' of sorts is made between them. One where both secrets can be kept at the other's expense. But just how long can an agreement between two predators last? Read and see!
Nationally famous drag queen, Johanna James gets murdered on the last night of tourist season in Provincetown as an impending storm threatens to destroy the town and any evidence of who the killer is. The main suspect claims an unlikely alibi as his best friends Thom and Karla try to prove his innocence before anyone else gets killed
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.
Hyun Lee's sister is kidnapped by a shadowy organization, that then blackmails him to hack into mysterious bank accounts around the world. To save his sister, Hyun seeks out the Yun Family for help. Raphael Yun is a man plagued by a past he can't forget and a father who won't let him make his own choices. When he meets Hyun Lee, a man who'll do anything to save his little sister, everything changes.
This is a collection of short stories, flash fiction, poems, and whatnot. Some may have touches of humor, others not so much, while others speak the truth. I will cover many grounds, each with a taste for a new world and premise.