Excerpts

Camelot’s Last Heroes

An exiled fairy knight must lead a mismatched band of would-be heroes against the ultimate evil. The story is full of action, humor, and surprises. There are dwarves, fairies, magicians, an assortment of monsters… oh yeah, and some kids with a dog. What more can one want?

The Goddess of the Labyrinth

As the 45th president of the United States, Daniel Van Dorien has encountered the only obstacle to completing his plan for his country’s future. When an unknown Goddess is reawakened in the White House, the president’s pursuit of enlightenment will shift the nation’s future as a super-power. 

Blood Prism

Penny Dreadful meets American Gods.

 A literary, romantic, dark-horror  that immerses  you in an alternate San Francisco inhabited by old gods, gold rush madams, Sally Hemings, and vampires. 

The Never

This is an excerpt from a poetic novel by author Odera Darka. She writes with the same flavor as James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake.

The Knight of Innocence

Someone is trying to turn Baltimore into a gate to Hell. So the mundane and magical communities turn to the one man in the city sworn to defend them. Michael White isn’t the hero you want, deserve, or need.  But he is willing to work on holidays and weekends.

An Unusual Practice

Dr. Matthew Hamilton just wanted a nice, quiet practice at a small clinic. He never bargained for a reputation as the go-to doctor for supernatural creatures. But his very first patient leads him into a world of werewolves, ghosts, sprites, glass people, imps, and witches. In order for Dr. Hamilton’s unique clinic to succeed, however, he must triumph over malevolent forces who don’t want the supernatural world to have their own “Doctor of the Unusual.”

The Dawn Cluster I: Detriment

Duty and revenge intersect as a displaced crew fight for survival. but the toll of that survival may cost too much. Their fate hinges on the destinies of two men, both teetering between valor and self-destruction.

Enjoy an excerpt from the first novel in The Dawn Cluster, ‘Detriment.’

Renna’s Crossing

The first part of a contemporary fantasy story for young and new adults. Sixteen-year-old Renna Porter and Job, her mysterious tutor in witchcraft, race to a magical sanctuary deep in the Adirondacks, pursued by a demon hunting down the last of Renna’s bloodline.

Castaway on Temurlone

It is indeed a Universe of Miracles! But not for young Pimsol Anderts, idle and jobless on a depressed, waterlogged world, until he signs aboard the interstellar freighter Miraculous Abernathy. Indentured to the aristocratic Wirthy family—and bewitched by beautiful Mirable Wirthy, the latest clone of the long-dead matriarch Imogene Wirthy—Pim’s adventure has barely begun when pirates attack, forcing him to flee the ship with Mirable in tow …

Blood State

When humans move to an ice planet, biological antifreeze becomes necessary – but only the First settlers have evolved it. General Devereaux goes head-to-head with a First revolutionary as each tries to save their people from the cold front – and from each other. 

Wyrmhole: Jack Stein #1

When Pyschic Investigator Jack Stein is hired by Outreach Industries, a massive conglomerate, to find the truth surrounding the mysterious disappearance of a mining crew on Dairil III, he finds himself the target in his mobile city, the Locality, when he gets too close to the truth

Hellsingers: On Hussars

When the people of Budapest start to disappear mysteriously, it can only mean one thing: monsters. Half convinced the reports are nothing more than superstition, fledgling monster hunters Reave Crackendash and Nels Hellsinger arrive to investigate…and sample the local delights. The siblings, however, discover a conspiracy that will test their commitment to the case, their profession, and each other, not to mention the limits of their magic.

The Trail of the Beast

For untold ages, the refugees from the land of Deschemb have lived secretly beneath the surface of human society. Now modern civilization crumbles as their ancient feud boils to the surface. As chaos and brutality engulf the world, strange alien forces reshape the lands for a new beginning…for whoever survives.

The Remover

In a world where vampires are evolved alongside humankind, one a vampire is experiencing a mid-life crisis which includes an unhealthy attachment to his long-dead wife, a struggle with his faith, and mental illness.

Excerpt: Krim Times

Once upon a time, there was a virtual world that was almost, but not quite, completely unlike 1500s England. The assassin peered out from the window overlooking Leadenhall Street. It was mid-day and there were plenty of targets. Local residents, mostly, but also a fair number of tourists and would-be adventurers looking for quests. The …

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Nade

An arid world is ruled by the five beast-gods, human-animal hybrids with mysterious powers, but also, increasingly, by the despotic Daonais and their loyal servants. Nade she has no memory of her past but is pursued through an inhospitable desert.

The Hungry Ones

A woman with no memory wakes up in a city with no history. The city is alive. Among skyscrapers of flesh and bridges of bone, Kora hunts for her identity and for the forbidden food she craves: a predator and prey at once.

Milagro

Jimi awoke, moving only her eyes. It was something she learned from Lonny.  He called it pulling together the threads of your life before you start moving around.  It’s a focusing thing. She reviewed what she could do this day to make her dreams come true.  Life is more manageable if you start each day …

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