The Liberator

Alex Kershaw’s True Account of War and Sacrifice

The 157th infantry in the 45th division during World War II saw 511 days of combat and was part of some of the fiercest fighting with numerous casualties. This infantry began the war with the landings on the beaches of Italy, continued into France, which then led them into Germany and the Dachau Concentration Camp where they liberated the few survivors. The story of the 157th is filled with both tragedy and triumph and cannot be separated from the lives of the men who fought so bravely, yet even with so many heroes…

Black Fridays

Money, Murder, and Fatherhood in Black Fridays

Jason Stafford has just lost two years of his life in prison interrupting his aspiring career on Wall Street with his seven figure income and his marriage to his model wife. It was Jason’s own fault for his incarceration after he did some accounting shuffling at his firm that led to a huge scandal and threatened the solidity of a major investment bank. With Jason’s release he was finally free, but the income and his ex-wife and son were gone, and it wasn’t going to be easy…

21st Century Dead

Zombies Everywhere in 21st Century Dead: A Zombie Anthology

Zombies can be so many things like brain dead monsters that are hungry for humans, but they can also be symbols or allegories. 21st Century Dead: A Zombie Anthology edited by Christopher Golden is a collection of short stories that takes the idea of zombies in whole new directions though the flesh eating kind zombie is included as well. This excellent collection includes nineteen stories that have never been published before.

Red Rain

R.L. Stine: Not Just for Kids

Travel writer Lea Sutter’s next assignment was on the island of Cape Le Chat Noir- infamous from the legends of the island’s dark magic with the living dead. Though it doesn’t matter if the legends are true when a hurricane slams into the island just after Lea’s arrival. After the storm, Lea wanders the island horrified by the destruction, but in the midst of the disaster she finds…

The Devil in Silver

Trapped with the Devil in Victor LaValle’s latest Literary Horror

It started out as a favor for a special lady, but Pepper went too far and the favor turned into a fight, then Pepper was arrested, but instead of jail he ended up in a mental ward. He was to be observed for seventy-two hours and then could be released, but those hours turned into days and weeks. Pepper was trapped in a place where he didn’t believe he belonged, and it seemed his nightmare couldn’t be any worse, but it was because of the Devil.

Venice Conspiracy

The Latest Sam Christer Thriller

After rescuing a woman from an assault that left two of the attackers dead, Tom Shaman was filled with guilt over their deaths, so he left the priesthood and went to Venice, Italy. He was hoping to start anew, but the violence followed Tom after he helped pull a murdered teen-aged girl out of the canal. Because of his help Tom finds that he is suddenly in the middle of the investigation that appears to be something far more sinister than simple murder since the victim had been mutilated, cut and was missing her liver.

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

The Puzzle of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore

Mr. Penumbra’s Bookstore is an impossibly narrow shop that has shelving that goes from the floor to ceiling three stories high with only ladders to retrieve the books at the top. The used books it sells at the front of the store are a mix of classics with a few popular titles thrown in, but it is the books from the back of the store that are different, even obscure with unknown authors and titles. The customers who use the books from the back of the store never buy, the books only borrow them…

Dead Anyway

Vengeance in Dead Anyway

Arthur Cathcart was a numbers cruncher and freelance researcher who worked from home and counted himself lucky because his beautiful wife loved him and he loved her. They were happy and life was perfect until a hired gunman killed his wife and left Arthur for dead.

A Guile of Dragons

Morlock’s beginnings in A Guile of Dragons

The Wardlands was on the otherside of the Sea of Worlds, far away from Arthur’s Britain and quite a journey for Merlin and his pregnant mistress who were being forced to this distant land. The Wardlands was Merlin’s homeland where he was to stand trial for treason before being exiled and forbidden to return, though before his expulsion Merlin left something precious behind: his son, Morlock.

Thomas Jefferson's Creme Brulee

The First Foodie in Thomas Jefferson’s Crème Brûlée

After independence from Britain, Thomas Jefferson was sent to France to represent the United States, but he also had other plans- to learn about French food, wine, cooking, and then bring the cuisine back to this country. This plan included a slave, James Hemings, who was to be apprenticed to French chefs in order to become an accomplished chef who would ultimately teach his skills to another slave in Jefferson’s household.

Amped

The Latest Sci-fi Thriller by Daniel H. Wilson

In the near future a new human has emerged with implants in the brain that has altered intelligence and given skills that make some people very smart and others even dangerous. Though most humans don’t have the implants, they see the results of implants and that provokes fear and anger causing a violent backlash…