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Girl of Nightmares

I think I killed a girl who looked like this once.Yeah. Her name was Emily Danagger. She’d been murdered in her early teens, by a contractor working on her parents’ house. Her body was stuffed into th...

Anna Dressed in Blood

So is the loose and faded leather coat, though not as much that as the sideburns. And the way he keeps nodding and flicking his Zippo open and closed in rhythm with his head. He belongs in a chorus li...

Finding It

Everyone deserves one grand adventure, that one time in life that we always get to point back to and say, “Then . . . then I was really living.”Adventures don’t happen when you’re worried about the fu...

The Queen of Zombie Hearts

Are you ready for this?I thought I was. I had begun comparing myself to a coin, with life on one side and death on the other. I’d felt as though I’d been tossed in the air, only to tumble down fast an...

Room With a View: Hot Down Under

Waves crashed and rolled onto Kings Beach across the road, the white expanse of sand a beautiful thing. The ocean had long since washed away the bulk of the dead bodies and debris. Only the tank remai...

Among Monsters

REGRET WASN’T SOMETHING A THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD THOUGHT ABOUT MUCH. Lashing out or making a bad choice would typically be forgiven the moment the mistake was recognized, and then it would be forgotten. Wi...

13 Bullets

Part I - LaresChapter 1Though far and near the bullets hiss.I've scaped a bloodier hour than this.-George Gordon, Lord Byron, The GiaourIncident Report filed by Special Deputy Jameson Arkeley, 10/4/83...

Among Monsters (Red Hill #1.5)

REGRET WASN’T SOMETHING A THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD THOUGHT ABOUT MUCH. Lashing out or making a bad choice would typically be forgiven the moment the mistake was recognized, and then it would be forgotten. Wi...

I AM Legend

ON THOSE CLOUDY DAYS, Robert Neville was never sure when sunset came, and sometimes they were in the streets before he could get back.If he had been more analytical, he might have calculated the appro...

Hollowmen (The Hollows #2)

I was dying. Or at least I really hoped I was.During the operations, I often screamed for my own death, begging them to just hurry up and kill me. They didn’t, though. They planned on keeping me alive...

Hollowland (The Hollows #1)

This is the way the world ends – not with a bang or a whimper, but with zombies breaking down the back door.When the lights first went out, filling the former classroom with frightened gasps, I hadn’t...

Soulless (Soulless #1)

This is how I feel, this is what I know, but a small part of me refuses to believe it. Wasn’t I alive just yesterday? I have a doctor’s appointment to go to next week and I need to leave a reminder fo...

Caliban Cove

Raccoon Times, July 24, 1998SPENCER MANSION DESTROYED IN EXPLOSIVE FIRE RACCOON CITY-At approximately 2 A.M. Thursday morn- ing, Victory Lake district residents were awakened by an explosive blast tha...

By the Light of the Moon

1 Shortly before being knocked unconscious and bound to a chair, before being injected with an unknown substance against his will, and before discovering that the world was deeply mysterious in ways h...

The Hunter from the Woods

When the pain has passed, there remains the power. It, too, is born of pain. Yet from it comes the rush of life unknown to ordinary men. After the bones have bent and reshaped themselves, after the gu...