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by John Amory, Jenna Jones, TA Moore, BA Tortuga
177 pages / 53100 words
What might make a vampire vulnerable enough to take a human lover? What if they were blind, and needed what a human could give them, not just blood, but sight?
In Blind Eye of the Sun, TA Moore gives us a dystopian, ruined pleasure planet where humans and vamps fight for resources. Jenna Jones pens Aubade, where a young slam poet finds both fear and excitement in the arms of a vampire. In John Amory’s Spearmint Warning, a vampire teaches a hot barista all about mint leaves and tea. Finally, in Those Who Cannot See, BA Tortuga gives us a historical cowboy who’s nearly been hanged and the vampire who saved him.
Includes the following stories:
Ghosts and Ghouls, a Halloween Collection
by Kiernan Kelly
94 pages / 28800 words
This collection brings together an eclectic mix of smoking hot vampires, werewolves, ghosts, classic literary monsters, and demons in five spooky, sexy stories. In “Things That Go Bump,” we meet an Old World vampire living in modern day New Orleans who yearns for some hot sex and a new way of life.
In “Through the Veil,” Alex Martin grows up with a unique talent – he can see and speak to ghosts. One in particular, sexy cop Charlie, is different from the rest. When Alex realized he has an actual physical connection with Charlie, things quickly go from spooky to smoking hot.
Werewolf Valerian is on the prowl for sex in “Were the Moon Touches.” When he stumbles across hot, young Christo, a shifter on the run from another pack, he’s ready for some action. He gets his wish when he and Christo find out they have more in common than a taste in dance clubs – they’re mates, and now they have two packs hunting for them.
“Love Between Fiends” is a homage to two great literary monsters – Dracula and the Frankenstein Monster. In this sizzling little story, when the Dracula finds the Monster, they recognize in each other a kindred spirit, and form an unlikely alliance that matures into something else – a desire for one another, and a resolution to keep White Chapel, in 1888 London free from any other monster, including the one currently prowling the streets – Jack the Ripper.
In “Abracadabra,” what better way for a demon like Hex to make a living in modern day New York than as one half of a psychic con artist team? Together with his human lover Greg, they rake in the cash, and have lots of hot sex, but feel something is missing from their relationship. They may just find their answer in the form of Mark O’Brian, a wealthy CFO at his wits end, who comes to them for help.
Previously published as independent shorts by Torquere Press.
The Demon’s Door
by Ari McKay
137 pages / 42000 words
When Thomas Carter discovers his grandfather’s hidden journals, detailing the old man’s fight against the supernatural, he knows he’s found his true calling at last. Yet when he sets out to stake a local vampire, he quickly learns that the difference between Good and Evil is very different than what he had believed.
Julian Schaden is at first amused when Thomas tries to destroy him, but he quickly recognizes Thomas for what he is: a Demon Hunter, a supernatural being who exists to hunt and destroy the soulless. The two are drawn together as Julian teaches Thomas the skills he will need to survive, and attraction intensifies to something deeper. But when a major demonic manifestation looms at Halloween, will they have the strength to face it, when failure might condemn them both to an eternity in Hell?
Coming Next Week…
by Sean Michael, Julia Talbot and BA Tortuga
Two Guys Walk Into an Apocalypse 3
by V.L. Locey
Paul, Gordon, and their ragtag band of zombie hunters are searching for a winter stronghold. Will undead lumberjacks, wandering moose, and other less-than-friendly survivors put a crimp in their homesteading plans?!
Genre: Paranormal/Horror, Apocalyptic, Romantic-Comedy
Velvet Diamonds, a Velvet Glove short story collection
by Sean Michael
Velvet Diamonds brings together five short stories from the Velvet Glove world. Each of these gems explores the coming together of Tops and bottoms at the universe’s most exclusive BDSM club.
Genre: Contemporary, BDSM