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Lifeblood

Like a mashup between Underworld and Twilight.

A young and shy Lara struggles to find her identity when fate throws something new and unexpected at her after meeting a strange couple at a local bar. She finds herself overcome with desire and a thirst for blood. Despite the strangeness of her situation, Lara quickly adapts, only to find her world shaken when a young girl named Millicent enters her life. And then again when she stumbles across a male werewolf named Lowell. Together, these two individuals help Lara to rediscover her humanity. She soon learns her budding relationship with Lowell is a forbidden love, and the struggle begins to secure their freedom. A journey to ensure their small unique family will remain safe from the vampires, werewolves, and shapeshifters that go bump in the night.

Jade

Like a mashup between Blade and Resident Evil.

In the not so distant future, a starship freighter returns from a far away planet in outer-space, carrying a strange virus. Earth falls victim to a horde of zombies, and the remaining survivors struggle to stay alive, hiding in the wreckage created by a war to eliminate the threat. The survivors are thrown into a tailspin when bloodthirsty alien vampires invade a post-apocalyptic Earth, seemingly to defend the earthlings. With humans quickly becoming a dying breed near extinction, a select few find themselves the unwitting participants in a secret plan to aid mankind. Young Jade leads the charge in this suspenseful thriller, utilizing her newfound special gifts and a specially crafted sword, she embarks on an epic journey with love interest, Trent, to assault the supernatural menace. She soon uncovers a dark web of deceit and must fight to uncover the truth.

Alexin

Like a female version of James Bond meets Tarzan.

The ever-enticing Alexin is thrown into adventure when her nemesis, the Anaconda, becomes her target. Luckily, this isn’t her first adventure. While she doesn’t know who sends her the missions, she’s quite good at her job. Alexin doesn’t mind using her God given talents to uncover the truth. She protects her world from the unseen evils that lurk around every corner, always waiting for her. Alexin must remain vigilant in order to reveal the world of lies the Anaconda appears to be behind. Sometimes the actual truth is the most obvious of all.

Fresh Cut Tales

“Solid combination from a writer to watch.” — Mort Castle, Bram Stoker Award winning author of New Moon on the Water

From the author of the short story collection These Old Tales comes Fresh Cut Tales: A Collection of Dark Fiction. In his youth Cain developed a sense of wonderment owed in part to TV shows like The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, One Step Beyond and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Now Cain seeks the same dark overtones in his writing. There’s a little something for every reader within this collection. These sixteen short speculative stories are a winding road of pain where each curve may not be seen. These are the freshest cuts from Cain’s mind.

“Enthralling, eclectic collection of unputdownable speculative fiction.” — Benjamin Kane Ethridge, Bram Stoker Award winning author of Black & Orange and Bottled Abyss

  • Of Shadows – Somewhere beyond this world are places where the innocent are tested. This story is about such a place. Can Ellen escape her reality?
  • Avenged – Life doesn’t matter when it comes to avenging death. Cole Stryder tries to account for the murder of his men, but matters unfold unexpectedly.
  • Ordering Out – A troubled bloodsucker has difficulty obtaining sustenance.
  • Perfect Little Hands – Dallas faces the truth about his relationship to his stepdaughter at her funeral.
  • Inside Out – Richie Harden tells his story to a local reporter, detailing facts about a handicapped boy who isn’t as bad off as he seems.

“Expect the unexpected in this macabre and thoroughly entertaining collection.” — Mike Davis, The Lovecraft Ezine

  • Shards – Gerald, a man who has long avoided children, must now face the reality of his demented nature.
  • Twist of Pain – A short, troubling journey home is enough to break young Sarah.
  • Old Habits – A man and wife find their marriage split by an undead situation.
  • In the Shadow of the Equine – Finding themselves trapped on a scenic island with a mob of mind~controlled zealots, a man desperately tries to protect his son.
  • Split Ends – A bizarre hair disease follows a woman’s family history, but can her daughter escape the infliction?

“Twisted tales that are guaranteed to keep you up at night.” — Michael McCarty, author of I Kissed a Ghoul

  • Spaceship Earth – A hiking trip reveals unexplained mysteries that endanger Earth. Some places aren’t meant to be discovered.
  • Warmth Within They Depths – In the vast unwater world, exploration reveals unexpected horrors.
  • Never Free – Small towns fables are often shared among children, but none so harrowing as that of the Easton Park Statue.
  • Ahote’s Spirit – A Native~American discovers a creature unlike any other.
  • Rebirth – A scientist attempts to soothe his daughter about the loss of her mother.
  • Redpath, Stu – A classic themed horror story finds Steven in an isolated diner, enjoying the company of old~timers.

Draw up the covers and turn on the lights. Prepare for a journey into the weird, wild, and creepy in this collection of dark fiction stories.

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Pack Animals

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“Think Patrick Henry goes to Zombieland” — Joe McKinney, author of Mutated and Inheritance

Like a mashup between Blade, The Walking Dead, and Resident Evil.

Shortly after a devastating second Civil War, groups of survivors try to reestablish some sort of civilization in a post-apocalyptic America. The nation has collapsed as a result of an escalated political war, and surrounding countries stake claim to land, taking advantage of the unrest. Packs of mutated undead creatures are but one of the obstacles people must face in this dystopian thriller. Lines are drawn between men and women, and Allen and Sydney must find common ground in order to survive extreme odds. When the dust settles, who will be left in this action-packed adventure that will delight your undead hunger?

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Math Is For Mummies: Addition & Subtraction

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A fun way to learn math. Mummy makes math fun for all kids.

Mummy seeks to help children learn the basics of addition and subtraction by making it fun. Using creative items, the book builds an understanding of addition and subtraction facts your child will be able to use as a foundation for the future. And there’s even some problems you can work out on your own, using the pictures. Join mummy on this learning adventure.