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Full Moon Rising

A group of teens take a late night ride in a sporty, customized, four-seater corvette down a lengthy stretch of highway. Their destination: a spacious cabin in the woods, for a lovely weekend getaway. A road trip that would take on a sudden turn, for the worst, when a large, hulking creature suddenly materializes before them amid the center of the highway... A road trip that would leave them all wondering whether or not they would ever see home again; particularly when even more "creatures" arrive on the scene... A mind-perplexing, heart-racing thriller that leaps from the pages, daring one to proceed with grave caution...

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The Night Caller

Gabriel Hinksley is a young, beautiful nurse who is quite acquainted with putting in long hours at the hospital where she works. So...there is not much of a difference about this night. Same story: double-shift at work, long fifty-mile drive back to her home in Ft. Worth, TX; a late-night shower before bed, and-- Well, perhaps there is a slight variation about this night; and it comes in form of an unexpected guest. A riveting tale of nail-biting, chilling suspense...

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Bruised But Not Broken: Knight In Shiny Armor

The proverbial saying--"If it seems too good to be true...then it probably is"--may not prove to be so, given all circumstances. However, this particular "circumstance", before us, warrants no exceptions to the general rule.... When Kelly Page met him...it happened in the most unusual of circumstances: at the onset of a life-threatening encounter. He arrived nearly miraculously at the scene, saving the day. Truly the hero--a knight in shiny armor, he was. Not to mention...tall, dark, handsome, intelligent, charming. The perfect gentleman... Could it have been love at first sight? Could it have been their destiny to meet as such--to fall in love, start and build a perfect life together? Or...could such a glorious occurrence prove to be nothing more than an illusion so carefully orchestrated by the mind of a cunning sociopath hell-bent on having his cake and eating it, too? If only young Kelly had been able to foresee her near future...things may have been different. As the course of her life begins to unfold, Kelly will be forced to devise a plan and execute it well; for surely her failure to do so could prove to be a matter of life...or instant death. "Bruised But Not Broken" is a captivating, heart-felt tale of joy, pain, despair, hope and triumph amid the confines of pure mind-boggling, unrelenting terrors...

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The Collectors

Dr. Michael Dorn has just gotten off work. He is tired...simply wanting to make it home...try and get some rest, before having to awaken...only to repeat the same, tiring process. Story of his life, here of late. Only this night would prove to be quite different. You see...a selection (one of many this very night) has been made. A selection that goes on without cease--day after day... A selection that we are, by no means, an active part of the on-going process of choosing... A selection much like the simple pulling of straws. On this night, the doctor's "straw" has been pulled; and someone--or something--has come to collect. A heart-racing thriller that will both intrigue and terrorize...if one dares embark.

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The Drifter

Imagine all that you have ever known, all that you have ever loved being suddenly taken from you in a moment, in a twinkling of an eye. Imagine your family...all gone... Their lives abruptly cut short. Imagine being amid the towering trees of a dark forest, having no clue as to where you are, how you arrived there, no idea of how to return to civilization that seems to have forsaken you on every hand. Imagine the blistering hands of long summer nights beating, tormenting your very soul as you walk deeper into a wilderness that appears to have no ends, one where foreign creatures are watching you from afar...studying your every move...considering you as their next meal. Imagine being out there, somewhere...all alone, afraid, hungry, injured...and after seven harsh days and nights conceding to the merciless hands of Death; your body giving out, your eyes falling shut...only to awaken to a life engulfed by a strange new world as one could never imagine...a world where now your every move seems to have become a dark nightmare come true, stemming from the very mind of some psychotic horror story writer. A world where it has suddenly become pointless to count upon your very next breath... A world where your life is no longer yours...but belongs to some hideous dark force that has seemingly chosen you as its next toy...tossing you to and fro into realms where reality is but a mere dream of your distant past... A mind-perplexing, psychological thriller taking you for a horrific ride that bravely scales the thin borders of Sanity, Psychosis and Schizophrenia...

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Bruised But Not Broken 3: Trouble In Paradise

It is said that time heals all wounds; and this proverbial saying surely does appear to be the case regarding the marriage of Jesse and Kelly Lomax. Despite their wonderful start, then rocky in-betweens, the couple manages to stick together, both determined to work things out, mostly for the sake of their growing daughter, Megan. The third installment of this riveting tale of love, deception, hope and chaos takes on a turn from better to worst...to unforgiving...to unbelievable. All for the sake of love... Or, rather, for the sake of what one sociopath has interpreted as "love" by the counsel of the dark forces ministering endlessly to his condemned mind.

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3 Minutes

Jacob Conners is a famed writer, adorned by many to be the greatest mind to have ever embarked the genre of dark fiction. The wealth he has accumulated with his previous seven novels has awarded him a place among the top ten wealthiest men on the planet. His latest novel, Shattered Minds, has topped all historical charts as an international best seller, having sold over seven-hundred million copies... While enroute, via highway, to a scheduled book signing in Dallas, Texas, Jacob's life comes to an abrupt halt when hit head-on by an eighteen-wheeler. However, when Jacob's eyes reopen he finds himself in a new and unforgiving world, much like the realms of grave darkness he had written so explicitedly about; only this new world is not one of fiction where he himself is in control of the events or outcomes. This dark, new world is one filled with instant, unbearable, everlasting pain and utter torment that the mind could not begin to phantom. A world where Satan himself is the judge, prosecutor, jury and executioner. A world that Jacob has been awarded an opportunity to experience in such a manner that has never been recorded in human history... An experience he would encounter for three merciless minutes. A written work of art that compels the mind to consider the Afterlife of the eternal soul as never before depicted...

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Bruised But Not Broken 2: The Unveiling

The second installment of the riveting tale of a young woman (Kelly Page) who falls madly in love with her "Knight In Shiny Armor", Jesse Lomax (a handsome, suave, detective), who is now starting to reveal some rather..."dark" qualities about himself. As the couple commences with building their lives together, things are not adding up. At least not to Kelly, who is slowly watching the man, of whom she loves dearly, become someone that she barely even knows. In fact, Jesse is seemingly becoming so much more: A man who is causing her to wonder about his true identity; a man who is also starting to strike fear within the very depths of her soul.... "The Unveiling" is truly a must-read that begins to reveal the inner-workings of Jesse Lomax...in ways that will both intrigue and frighten you, challenging you to proceed with extreme caution into the unknown...

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Bruised But Not Broken: Knight In Shiny Armor

The proverbial saying--"If it seems too good to be true...then it probably is"--may not prove to be so, given all circumstances. However, this particular "circumstance", before us, warrants no exceptions to the general rule.... When Kelly Page met him...it happened in the most unusual of circumstances: at the onset of a life-threatening encounter. He arrived nearly miraculously at the scene, saving the day. Truly the hero--a knight in shiny armor, he was. Not to mention...tall, dark, handsome, intelligent, charming. The perfect gentleman... Could it have been love at first sight? Could it have been their destiny to meet as such--to fall in love, start and build a perfect life together? Or...could such a glorious occurrence prove to be nothing more than an illusion so carefully orchestrated by the mind of a cunning sociopath hell-bent on having his cake and eating it, too? If only young Kelly had been able to foresee her near future...things may have been different. As the course of her life begins to unfold, Kelly will be forced to devise a plan and execute it well; for surely her failure to do so could prove to be a matter of life...or instant death. "Bruised But Not Broken" is a captivating, heart-felt tale of joy, pain, despair, hope and triumph amid the confines of pure mind-boggling, unrelenting terrors...

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The Night Caller

Gabriel Hinksley is a young, beautiful nurse who is quite acquainted with putting in long hours at the hospital where she works. So...there is not much of a difference about this night. Same story: double-shift at work, long fifty-mile drive back to her home in Ft. Worth, TX; a late-night shower before bed, and-- Well, perhaps there is a slight variation about this night; and it comes in form of an unexpected guest. A riveting tale of nail-biting, chilling suspense...

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Full Moon Rising

A group of teens take a late night ride in a sporty, customized, four-seater corvette down a lengthy stretch of highway. Their destination: a spacious cabin in the woods, for a lovely weekend getaway. A road trip that would take on a sudden turn, for the worst, when a large, hulking creature suddenly materializes before them amid the center of the highway... A road trip that would leave them all wondering whether or not they would ever see home again; particularly when even more "creatures" arrive on the scene... A mind-perplexing, heart-racing thriller that leaps from the pages, daring one to proceed with grave caution...

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