A vampire teacher with advanced knowledge of the vampire scriptures and what their significance is in darkness is suddenly partnered up with a young newblood who has an extra that allows him to decode ancient texts at will. However...when the Elders find out about this ability, they target the boy for execution! What are they hiding? And can the teacher help him figure out the hidden message before the Elders find them and eliminate the threat?
CJ Abelló and Owen Liston return from their honeymoon ready to tackle married life. CJ's last two years at Georgetown University are filled with family, friends, and adventure. The events carry the couple to new heights of happiness and depths of sadness. Their lives will never be the same afterward.
Can a man ever truly go home again? Can he become who he's meant to be, in a place he never expected to find acceptance? These are questions for Wren as he struggles with life, love, and the legacy of his family.
Where Charles Wentworth is now, I do not know. I thought he was dead. It took decades to get over the heartbreak of his disappearance. And yet now that he has sent me a message, I feel not relief but horror… because, if my interpretation is true, then we are all in danger. The message in the sky is clear. Humanity may be about to go extinct.
In modern times, with the vampire population growing to massive numbers in the Chicago area, a program had to be set up in order to take care of the carnage left behind and continue the cover up that vampires actually exist. This is Gus Showalski's first night on the job. Is he ready to believe? Of has he gotten himself into a situation that he REALLY wasn't prepared for?
This was an experiment from some years ago to be a 'round robin' story, where different authors stepped up to add their own creative flair for each chapter. However, seeing as that's no longer the plan, I'm rebooting the series so I can take it to completion myself! It's a "GFD" spinoff that I really thought needed to be told. I hope you guys like it!
A vampire wakes up in the midst of a fierce battle...badly injured, and suffering from a spell of selective memory loss! Who is he? What was he doing there? And what will happen if he CAN'T get his memories back? Or even worse...
Denial is a lonely path. Lack of honesty is divisive. And self-loathing is a destructive force that's difficult to overcome. 'Dissonance' is a tale that centers around Ben Mansfield and Travis Cooper: two characters from very different backgrounds who, after a chance meeting one night, must learn to face the discordant elements that have fractured their lives and prevented them from finding love and acceptance - especially within themselves.
Kyle Howard is a young district attorney who has a relentless passion for the law. But when news from home reaches him, he finds himself questioning his past decisions and wondering if he made an error in judgment. Can he live with himself if he misses his last chance to set things right? Five friends reunite after years apart to see if mistakes made in the past can be forgiven before it’s too late.
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?
Short stories are definitely not my strong suit, and this attempt soon became a continuous story inspired by the challenge of First Line prompts. Constructive criticism and kind encouragement are more than welcome.