The Family Pool

      Lyz Russo
The Family Pool

Mary Adams has married into money. At first this is amazing and she is overwhelmed with thankfulness; but as time goes by she begins to realize that all is not well in the wealthy family. She comes upon a creepy volume of genealogy in the library of the house that was given to her and her husband John to live in, and from there, her curiosity turns into an obsession to get to the bottom of it.Mary Adams has married into money. At first this is amazing and she is overwhelmed with thankfulness; but as time goes by she begins to realize that all is not well in the wealthy family. She comes upon a creepy volume of genealogy in the library of the house that was given to her and her husband John to live in, and from there, her curiosity turns into an obsession to get to the bottom of it all. She has to do this without John realizing it, because he is part of The System...

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    Girl in the Shadows

      V. C. Andrews
Girl in the Shadows

SOME SECRETS SURVIVE THE LIGHT OF DAY. OTHERS SHOULD STAY LOST IN DARKNESS FOREVER. THE FAMILY SAGA THAT BEGAN WITH APRIL SHADOWS *CONTINUES!*

April Taylor wasn't a little girl anymore -- but who was she really? The home she shared with her parents and her older sister, Brenda, may have been filled with turmoil, but it was the only home she knew. Now, with nowhere to go in the wake of losing her mother and father, April had to grow up fast as she embarked on an odyssey of heartbreak and betrayal. It was mere chance that led her to the secluded home of a kindly elderly woman and her deaf teenaged granddaughter, Echo. There, April found a shelter from her mixed-up life, and from the confusion that severed her relationship with Brenda, after an encounter with Brenda's girlfriend, Celia. But when a dangerous couple arrives with greedy intentions, April discovers they will take advantage of her very special friendship with Echo to get what they want. Now, April's survival depends on being true to the one person she's never fully accepted: herself.


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    Son of Rosemary

      Ira Levin
Son of Rosemary

The sequel to the New York Times bestseller *Rosemary’s Baby*a thrilling cautionary tale of the troubling forces that war within each of us
 The modern master of suspense Ira Levin returns to the horror of his 1967 groundbreaking novel Rosemary’s Baby with this darkly comic sequel set at the dawn of the millennium. Thirty-three years ago, Rosemary gave birth to the Devil’s child while under the control of the satanic cult of witches. Now the year is 1999, and humanity dreads the approaching twenty-first century, desperately in search of a savior for this troubled world. In New York City, Rosemary’s son, Andy, is believed to be that savior. But is he the force of good his followers accept him to be? Or is he his father’s son? Rosemary and Andy will be reunited in a battle of wills that shall decide the fate of humanity—and keep readers on the edge of their seats until the final page.


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    Lark-Ellen, a short story

      Stan Smith
Lark-Ellen, a short story

Teo Bojorquez tells the tale of what happened on the plateau of Xitapec, a story of love, loss, and unimaginable horror."The jungle in the morning is a wonderful place: the stirrings of small creatures, the echo of birdsong, the sun filtering through a vaulted green ceiling—I had never loved it as much as I did then.I doubt if I will ever love it again."When Phil Sayre's brother arrives in a small Mexican village, he is met by Teofilo "Teo" Bojorquez, a worker at the uranium mine where Phil had been a supervisor. There's been some sort of accident, and Phil has been injured, or driven mad, or...His brother is there to find out exactly what happened. Teo begins to explain, and tells a tale of love, loss, and unimaginable horror.Told from Teo's point of view, "Lark-Ellen" is a captivating story of eerie mystery by the author of "The Search for Bryant Hunter," Stan Smith.

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    Lakebridge: Spring (Supernatural Horror Literary Fiction)

      Natasha Troop
Lakebridge: Spring (Supernatural Horror Literary Fiction)

Stansbury, Vermont is known for the Lakebridge, a covered bridge with a dark history few remember. The bridge makes people do things – bad things. Some have tried to destroy the bridge, and failed. But as long as the bridge is fed with the lives of the innocents, it will go on – loving the people of Stansbury.Vermont, picturesque and lovely, attracts visitors from across the country in search for the perfect picture, the perfect fall foliage or perhaps a taste of maple syrup. Stansbury is best known for the odd covered bridge that spans Stansbury Lake and goes nowhere, connecting no roads and serving no known purpose. The locals call it the Lakebridge. Very few know of its mysterious origins and fewer care to know more. Those visiting the town perhaps take a few snapshots and leave, their curiosity quelled by an uneasy feeling that they shouldn’t think on it anymore. The tourists will eventually leave Stansbury, but its residents strangely linger, seemingly held captive by a force they barely recognize. They also do not think about the town’s mysterious artifact much except in passing, all but Gil, his father, Ben, and a few others. They know of the bridge’s dark history and understand that it is responsible for every horror that ever befell the people of Stansbury: the people who fear the bridge but will not speak of it. The bridge makes people do things – bad things – so that it can continue to love and care for them all. Some have tried to destroy the bridge, but as long as the bridge is fed with the lives of the innocents of Stansbury it will go on – loving the people of Stansbury. Lakebridge: Spring is the first of a four book cycle revolving around Stansbury and the Lakebridge.

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    Out After Dark

      Brandon Luffman
Out After Dark

A cat and mouse game played by those who stalk the night. Who is the hunter and who is prey? This 2,100 word short explores the classic vampire and hunter story from a different angle.**Book 1 of 3 in the Planet of Riches Trilogy** For someone who’s been in college as long as I have, you’d think I’d be used to people by now. And for the most part I am…until I met Meredith.Meredith was annoying on too many levels to count and was just too self-centered to live. Not that I had plans on killing her because I didn’t. Instead, I planned to ship her away to a slave planet where she’d spend the rest of her life toiling away in inhumane conditions. Poetic justice as I like to think of it for all she’d ever done to me.But as I dug into her history, and present, I found out that she was looking for the Planet of Riches, a mystical planet which generations of people have been searching for.A planet I’d just started searching for.If that wasn’t bad enough, she was dealing with the Planet Mafia, the biggest and most organized mafia in the universe.Could I use this association to my advantage or would I end up disappointed?Would I find the Planet of Riches or end up as lost as all the others who’d searched and found nothing?What secrets did this planet have just waiting to be revealed?**This is Book 1 of 3 in the Planet of Riches Trilogy**Book in the Trilogy:Planet Secrets (Book 1)Planet Mafia (Book 2)Planet of Riches (Book 3)

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    Dead As Dutch

      Rich Docherty
Dead As Dutch

A dysfunctional student film crew stumbles upon the long, lost buried treasure of legendary gangster Dutch Schultz, but can't escape the decades-old curse their discovery unleashes in this comedy of terrors.Stan Heberling is having a rotten day. Of course, zombies and a demented hermit with an itchy trigger finger can ruin any guy’s day. All he wants to do is finish his senior film project "Letter 13", but stumbling upon the long, lost buried treasure of legendary gangster Dutch Schultz has messed up his plans big time. Not to mention his frustrations with prima donna actor Bryce and the constant complaints of his teenage sister Dana helping out on second camera. Fortunately, Stan’s smokin’ hot female lead Keisha is as easy going as she is easy on the eyes and brainiac sound man Irv a supportive ally. But Stan is feeling the pressure as he only has the weekend to get his movie in the can and, so far, his well-honed plan has imploded into a comedy of errors. And that’s before the squirrel stew and an ax named Bad D and finding out about a curse that unleashed the undead mobsters. Who said being a director was easy?

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    The Nature of Crows

      Duncan Wilson
The Nature of Crows

Joe is ready to take the last train out of this world but while lying on the train track he hears the sounds of a young lady in distress. He abandons the tracks and his final journey for a little bit longer to help her out and in the process changes the course of his life and death when he encounters a mysterious figure. When he starts searching for answers, all he finds are more questions.At the age of sixty five Joe is bored with his life. To the casual eye, Joe has led a rather successful life. He’s held down a steady job for most of it, had a good marriage that produced three well-adjusted off spring and generally led a life most men would envy. With his children out of the house raising their own kids and his wife in the grave, Joe no longer finds anything compelling about his life and has decided to take the matter into his own hands. He’s going to end things on his terms instead of growing older and more bored with his life.He’s ready to take the last train out of this world but while lying on the train track he hears the sounds of a young lady in distress. He abandons the tracks and his final journey for a little bit longer to help her out and in the process changes the course of his life and death. As he approaches the screaming girl he witnesses a strange sight. Dancing around her is a figure in black, corralling her up against a wall. When he reaches out to touch the stranger it collapses, leaving behind a pile of clothes and rats. .Unable to come to terms with what he’s seen, the next day Joe sets off to find out what really happened the night before. Where the stranger was on the tracks he finds an employee ID badge belonging to someone from LD Enterprises. Finally fully engaged in his life and convinced that if he could just track down the person the badge belonged to he could make sense of what happened the night before, Joe sets off to find the mystery person. When he starts searching for the company itself, however, all he finds are more questions.

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    Song of Kali

      Dan Simmons
Song of Kali

Calcutta: a monstrous city of immense slums, disease and misery, is clasped in the foetid embrace of an ancient cult. At its decaying core is the Goddess Kali: the dark mother of pain, four-armed and eternal, her song the sound of death and destruction. Robert Luczak has been hired by Harper's to find a noted Indian poet who has reappeared, under strange circumstances, years after he was thought dead. But nothing is simple in Calcutta and Lucsak's routine assignment turns into a nightmare when he learns that the poet is rumoured to have been brought back to life in a bloody and grisly ceremony of human sacrifice.


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    The Fetch

      Robert Holdstock
The Fetch

A young boy with amazing--and incredibly dangerous--psychokinetic powers is able to travel into the past and, with guidance from a shadowy spirit, return with artifacts of great value. But, unknown to him ir his family, each trip into the past brings him closer to a terrifying fate, a fate that only a psychic investigator may be able to change.


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    "E-Normal: Ten Paranormal Ebooks--COMPILED!"

      scifiguy3553
"E-Normal:  Ten Paranormal Ebooks--COMPILED!"

Now, to-date, all ten Paranormal ebooks by scifiguy3553, whom is Joseth Moore.“19th & Emily,” “The Literary Virus,” “Custodial Science,” “The Starets’s Hunt,” “The Caregiver,” “Normal-PARA,” “There’s No Place Like Zone,” “Vengeance In 3D,” “Dead Silent,” and “Cousin Josh.”In this first book of the Memories Series: Dieudonne, a war survivor, returns to his village to find a puzzle box; a gift from an old friend waiting for him. Unable to comprehend the thought behind the gift, he turns to the foreigner who brought it to him. It happens that Lod Vanderson is not just the carrier who brought the gift but the very person whose story is imprinted on the puzzle pieces. The games of life, including the Football World Cup Lod attended with his dad in South Africa, are full of unpredictable losses and gains. Lod begins to recount his story and place each puzzle piece in its place so that Dieudonne will understand the thought behind the gift and who gave him the gift.

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    S

      Kōji Suzuki
S

Twenty-one years after the legendary bestseller Ring, which spawned blockbuster films on both sides of the Pacific, and thirteen years after Birthday, the seeming last word on iconic villain Sadako and her containment, internationally acclaimed master of horror and Shirley Jackson Award-winner Koji Suzuki makes his much awaited returned to the famed trilogy's mind-blowing story world with a new novel, S.

Takanori Ando, son of Spiral protagonist Mitsuo, works at a small CGI production company and hopes to become a filmmaker one day despite coming from a family of doctors, When he's tasked by his boss to examine a putatively live-streamed video of a suicide that's been floating around the internet, the aspiring director takes on more than he bargained for. His lover Akane, an orphan who grew up at a foster-care facility and is now a rookie high-school teacher, ends up watching the clip. She is pregnant, and she is...triggered.

Sinking hooks into our unconscious from its very first pages with its creepy imagery, and rewarding curious fans of the series with clever self-references, here is a fitting sequel to a tale renowned for its ongoing mutations.


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