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The Ghosts of Peppernell Manor

The Ghosts of Peppernell Manor

Outside of Charleston, South Carolina, beyond hanging curtains of Spanish moss, at the end of a shaded tunnel of overarching oaks, stands the antebellum mansion of Peppernell Manor in all its faded grandeur. At the request of her friend Evie Peppernell, Carleigh Warner and her young daughter Lucy have come to the plantation house to refurbish the interior. But the white columns and black shutters hide a dark history of slavery, violence, and greed. The ghost of a former slave is said to haunt the home, and Carleigh is told she disapproves of her restoration efforts. And beneath the polite hospitality of the Peppernell family lie simmering resentments and poisonous secrets that culminate in murder…
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House of the Hanging Jade

House of the Hanging Jade

Tired of the cold winters in Washington, D.C. and disturbed by her increasingly obsessive boyfriend, Kailani Kanaka savors her move back to her native Big Island of Hawaii. She also finds a new job as personal chef for the Jorgensen family. The gentle caress of the Hawaiian trade winds, the soft sigh of the swaying palm trees, and the stunning blue waters of the Pacific lull her into a sense of calm at the House of Hanging Jade--an idyll that quickly fades as it becomes apparent that dark secrets lurk within her new home. Furtive whispers in the night, a terrifying shark attack, and the discovery of a dead body leave Kailani shaken and afraid. But it's the unexpected appearance of her ex-boyfriend, tracking her every move and demanding she
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Heaven and Earth: Paranormal Flash Fiction

Heaven and Earth: Paranormal Flash Fiction

A collection of six flash-fiction stories about paranormal things.
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The Hidden Soul

The Hidden Soul

The worst day of Marcus' life was the day his father enlisted him in the Roman legions. Five years later, his commanders have big plans for his career, but Marcus fears becoming a Centurion. He has a soul, his friend, Justus, says. When he loses that soul, he will finally accept his fate as a soldier. When he is assigned to an execution, Marcus must face his soul in a way he never has before. He wants to believe that he will become the hardened officer his father once was, but when he encounters a strange man claiming to be the Son of God, his soul is stirred once more, and he sets out to find answers. From the rocky hill called Golgotha to a mysteriously empty tomb, the days that follow will change his life forever.
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Soul Set Free

Soul Set Free

Two weeks after receiving forgiveness from the Man he had crucified, Marcus has committed his soul to the Son of God. But he knows that his time as a secret disciple is limited, and that he can only keep his soul hidden for so long. Not even Justus knows of his conversion, but it soon becomes clear that Marcus can no longer remain a soldier. His decision leads him on yet another journey, this time fearing for his very life. Each turn takes him to places he never could have imagined, all on a quest to again see the disciples, and perhaps even Christ Himself. Through the obstacles of his newfound faith, will Marcus' soul finally be set free?
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The Missing Polygamist

The Missing Polygamist

The Missing Polygamist is the first story in the English Detective Series. Alexander Davenport, an ex policeman from London is now a private investigator in San Diego and in this story; you will meet his unlikely friends and even more unlikely cases he has to solve in the heat of Southern California. What do a missing polygamist, a stolen famous dog and a millionaire who believes he is being poisoned by his new wife have in common? Welcome to the surreal world of an English Detective,his bubbly, positive assistant, his Russian drug dealing friend and a beautiful member of the SDPD but is she friend or foe?
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Grey Faction: Arrival of the Grey Queen

Grey Faction: Arrival of the Grey Queen

Grey Faction, the world’s most elite fighting force, is used by governments around the world as a last resort against people with magical and superhuman abilities. However they will soon face their toughest challenge yet; the Magistas Syndicate have commissioned the scientist Siegfried to mass produce Seraphim flame mages to eliminate Grey Faction, however Siegfried isn’t one for being controlled, and with the help of the Violet Witch and the fruits of his secret research, he will throw the world into chaos. In the midst of this budding conflict, a young woman named Reina is hurled into this world, possessing remarkable powers, could she be the answer to our hopes?
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The Scalpel Murder

The Scalpel Murder

Michael, a small time detective, recently discharged from the police is hired by the Gias family after their son is brutally murdered. But he soon finds himself involved with a mystery that goes beyond a simple killer, but instead an entire society, who is the man in the cloak and what does the dead-eyed med student have to do with it? (Manga drawings alongside story.)
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Riverside Mystery

Riverside Mystery

Private detective Michael decides to take a break at the fishing village but when a hired gunmen from his last case floats down the river as he fished Michael is immediately swept back into the world of shadows and evil. While investigating the murder Michael discovers that the mass murderer Vincent Brown is hunting after the retired killer 'Nash' who is suspected to have been a BRC member. The hunt begins again. (Manga drawings alongside story.)
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The Mark of Janus

The Mark of Janus

Sean feels like a stranger in his own life, encumbered by a restlessness that beckons him into the unknown. Seeking to escape a past marred with disappointment and tragedy, Sean leaves a life of certainty behind and travels from Toronto to Kabul to London and finally to Janus, an uncharted island in the North Atlantic, where he soon discovers a peaceful society, committed to remaining isolated from the world. He immerses himself in a new life, and is unaware that beneath the peaceful charm lies a hidden truth: the island’s enigmatic leader, a beautiful woman, and The Spirit know more about him than he does. This is the compelling tale of one man’s journey to fulfill a purpose 2,000 years in the making.
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