The Edges of the Rain
Maura Logan is a successful author. She has great friends, who might not be the nicest people, and a new love, who might help her mend after a bitter divorce. She can’t account for how she made it home from a party, why she might be hallucinating, or how a complete stranger in a restaurant has placed the exact same picky order for lunch as she has. When a colleague catapults off a building in an apparent suicide, Maura’s world begins to unravel. Sometimes getting the story is a nightmare. What Maura Logan doesn’t know about her life, is murder. ~ Note, this novella deals with the subject matter of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and those things which sometimes contribute or cause such, some readers may find said content upsetting or disturbing.
Maybelline Raven and The Wolf, Novella
The year is 1762.
Maybelline Raven is waiting patiently along the banks of the Mississippi River for the return of her husband so they may venture north, with their children. When the people of the village begin to perish after Maybelline is attacked, it is feared that a wolf is in their midst. As Maybelline takes flight, rumors of witchcraft swirl around her, and the horrors of their past threaten to obtrude upon the present. Will she be able to get her family to safety? Or will they succumb to the dangers of the waters further south and the Atchafalaya?
THE SLICK FURIES, The Vampire Novel
Talessia Sinclair works for The Aeternus Fidei Research and Development Center in the quiet City of New Faith, as a criminal profiler. Her last case left her sitting behind a desk, filing papers, for the mysterious Tom Lassiter.
Now she must return to the hunt, with her new partner, the no-nonsense, Agent Finn Treadwell, to catch a vicious serial killer. However, this serial killer is different, this serial killer, is a Vampire!
The Slick Furies is a pulp-horror roller coaster ride firmly anchored in the modern world with roots trailing back to Sixteenth Century France and beyond. Call it Vampire Noir, with a sense of humor, this book never pretends to be something it isn’t. With deeper themes of transformation and love, The Slick Furies will leave you hoping for another bite!
The stories of GRAIN weave a soliloquy or haunted dreams, presented in emotionally intimate vignettes and moments glimpsed of the before and after of certain life changing events, the frailty of being human, of love, hope, and longing, of trying to escape monsters, and get home, in one piece. How many things have you left buried at the bottom of a pool?
You may read some of the previously published stories that appear in GRAIN,
in the links provided here.
Loralee, The Novella
From the outside looking in, former beauty queen Loralee Montgomery has everything she ever dreamed of, a sprawling Texas ranch, two grown kids, and a wealthy husband. But when greed sinks its clutches deep into the soul of a man, there’s no telling what he might do to keep what is his, or take what isn’t. When love draws a woman out of herself into giving away her heart, there’s no telling what she might do if betrayed.
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