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?
War has raged for over 160 years, the reasons for the conflict long since forgotten. Violent gangs roam the streets of a city in chaos, preying on the innocent and the careless. Friends die. Family die.
But there are worse things in the darkness. Worse things beyond the curfew.
Curfew is a post-apocalyptic supernatural thriller. It's a short story, approximately 20 pages long, and contains scenes of violence.