The monsters are real, and time is their weapon.
Fed up with bad teachers and daily fights with her sister, 16-year-old Nicole Taylor yearns for something better. Sadly, she's in for a letdown, because the world ends next week.
Nicole discovers she has a rare gift. She can bend time around her and even stop it completely. With her powers awakening, she must face the Reavers: horrific killing machines that exist outside our time.
Plagued with nightmares and ambushed by monsters at every turn, Nicole has one chance to stop their genocidal invasion. With help from a chain-smoking pyrokinetic, a neurotic sword-wielding assassin, and an icy goth chick with a crossbow, she may stand a chance.
But the Reavers are tireless foes, and time is on their side.
What would you do if someone demanded you write the best story of your life, to be judged online? That your life depended on it.
Four well-known authors receive an email telling them they are responsible for a suicide. Their antagonist makes it clear she is out for revenge and they have no option but to comply. Their task is to post the best story they can imagine online and await judgement. Filled with guilt, anxiety, and even a few murderous tendencies, each writer weaves their tale and hopes for the best.
It will be the competition of their lives. Who’s story will win? Will anyone survive?
James Halmorris has a cursed name. He doesn't believe the rumours until he travels to Ireland to find his roots, finding a whole new world of witches and vampires instead. He has entered the Hibernian Hollows.
He arrives right at the point where five vampire families are readying to fight a war for the vampire thrones of the Emerald Isle. James is forced to cast off his doubt and fear and step into the bloody ring. He's supposed to be the peace-keeper, but if he can't stop the battle, he'll have to join the war.
L. H. A. has created fantastic worlds full of both light and darkness in these twenty young adult flash fiction stories. Fantasy and science fiction collide in tales about advanced technology, magical worlds, and psychic powers.
In “Defective,” a girl unable to speak believes that she is defective. When she finds a strange notebook and a mysterious map, they will take her on a quest that will lead to an unbelievable place. In this strange new land, the girl must decide what she would be willing give up to help another.
In “Chosen,” a boy is determined to protect those in trouble. This noble intention is put to the test when he sees someone being attacked by a terrifying bully.
In “Eternal,” a man looks back on his life and wonders if anything he did made a difference in the world.
In “Human,” a fairy boy is caught in a game of cat and mouse with a human surveillance officer. If the fairy gets caught, it could spell his doom. In his escape, he will have to trust an unlikely ally.
These and the sixteen other stories use imaginative concepts to explore real-world issues like prejudice, isolation, and bullying.
Run. Fight. Die. Return.
The world is dying. The dead are rising. But for the survivors, the dead aren't the only threat.
As chaos takes hold of St. Louis, Colin Bennett finds himself on the run. Though the Missouri River is the only thing separating the husband and father from his family, it may as well be an ocean. Colin and a few friends are forced to fight for survival as they seek out a safe haven for themselves and the other survivors they meet along the way. Together they set out to create a new life for themselves and reestablish some order in a dying world.
When discord threatens to tear the group apart, can Colin and the others hold on to their crusade? Or will it destroy them?