Books by Horror
Battle Mage Visions (A Tale of Alus Book 12)
4.2 of 5 Votes: 3
You've written down runes, but I doubt that they are all you know. Beyond those, you have already created your own. Given time, I wonder how many more runes and spells you will think of." Frowning in return, the mage stood tall as he glared at the woman and retorted, "I can't very well do any of ...
Unintentionally Yours (2013)
4.55 of 5 Votes: 2
She’d worked another job that morning with a lady who wanted a half day of closet sorting. Cecily had given her the go-ahead since she had doctor appointments.     But Leah’s thoughts weren’t on her work. Early that morning she had gone by to check on her parents’ pets and fou...
Shadow Rising
3.6 of 5 Votes: 3
He’d probably had his nose stuck in a book and forgotten the time. He was prone to doing that. He also appeared to be wearing a smoking jacket, a thing that struck her as funny and nearly sent her into hysterical giggles. She swallowed them back, sensing that they would quickly turn to tears, and...
The Curious Case of the Mayo Librarian
3.85 of 5 Votes: 3
Most of the letters published concentrated on Miss Dunbar Harrison’s religion or her Trinity College education. As previously mentioned, Kathleen White had a similar lack of Irish yet this did not prove a barrier to her being appointed as librarian in Leitrim. However, it would be a mistake to th...
The Stealers
3.7 of 5 Votes: 3
Now they were gone, Crane prepared a few sandwiches, got in his car and headed for the house in Denisons Lane, in the hope of finding something that may lead him to the whereabouts of Bradley. As soon as he arrived there at the lane he parked the car some distance away from the house and walked a...
Out of Mind (2011)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 3
Vera doesn't, she likes snow. To her there is nothing better than a snowy landscape. When the traces of man vanish from nature, when everything becomes one immaculate white plain: how beautiful! She says it almost as if enraptured. But this state of affairs never lasts long here. Even after a few...
Stairway To Heaven
4.65 of 5 Votes: 3
Henry Smith, one of our road managers, was gathering up our equipment at the Winnipeg airport. We had just flown into the Canadian city during our fifth North American tour, which was launched in March 1970. But as Henry surveyed the equipment, he noticed that one of the guitars was missing. “Shi...
Royal Protocol (2002)
4.45 of 5 Votes: 3
With Colonel Prescott, perhaps, since he was in charge of intelligence. Or with Duke Logan, since he was a member of the Royal Guard. She thought for certain she would be working with Harrison and had found herself looking forward to the possibility with more anticipation than was probably wise—u...
Bowdrie's Law (Ss) (1983)
3.85 of 5 Votes: 5
Inside the coach the five passengers had been jounced up and down and side to side as the Concord thundered over the rough trail. The girl with the golden hair and gray eyes who was sitting beside the somber young man in the black flat-crowned hat and black frock coat had bee observing him surrep...
The Following Girls (2014)
4 of 5 Votes: 2
Some row about name tapes had prompted her to keep the four first years behind, sorting lost property in the hockey hut one afternoon, and when they’d finally finished they had all scurried guiltily down the road to the out-of-bounds Victory Café. Bunty, who’d already eaten most of Baker’s Cornis...
The Sisters: A Mystery of Good and Evil, Horror and Suspense (Book One of the Dark Forces Series)
4.8 of 5 Votes: 2
He is seasick, lying chained by his feet in his own filth and that of his neighbors. It’s been a month since Willingham and his men collected Nagutu and the members of his clan. They have been held prisoner in the dark hold of the ship ever since, barely being kept alive on a bread and water diet...
The Teacher's Mail Order Bride
3.5 of 5 Votes: 4
Suzanne had been in several times with Lucy and Lily, but on the last two days she’d left them home with their housekeeper. Rose and Michael had fallen into the routine of taking a break for lunch and eating together on the bench under the shade tree behind the schoolhouse.    &nbs...
The Ronin and the Green Maiden (2015)
5 of 5 Votes: 5
Clouds the color of sodden ash hung heavy in the sky, and the cold, wet wind seeped into his limbs in spite of the warmth of Thunder under him. Still a novice horseman, he wondered how long before his backside would become accustomed to the lacquered wooden saddle. A woodcutter at the last crossr...
Bayou Brigade (2009)
4.8 of 5 Votes: 4
If terrorism had a hold on some of the Capitol Hill lawmakers, the level of corruption would make Watergate look like a party of mad hatters.     Amused and terrified at the implications of such a threat, Slayton returned to his motel room.     Chucking his...
The Four Stages of Cruelty
4.9 of 5 Votes: 2
Ruddik didn’t answer, and that left me lost. I was at the stage with him when I wanted more talk. I wanted some answers, too. I tried to focus on driving, but the information I’d picked up churned inside me, wreaking havoc on my poor stomach. Then the cell phone rang, a number I didn’t recognize....