by Patty Maximini “You kissed me,” he said, in between chuckles. Emily groaned and covered her burning face. “Not that. Don’t say things like that. Besides, I didn’t kiss you, I kissed your cheek.” Taylor couldn’t understand why she was so embarrassed by such an innocent and sweet display of affection, but it was very
The Basket of Seeds by Ska St. Julian Swiftly the word began to spread that Füzzy was going out for the Mystery Cathood. The news traveled among the beauti cats, and the cutie cats. Füzzy’s kitty friends knew of his decision for much long and long much: they knew even before he realized it himself.
THE DEAD GAME by Susanne Leist Linda passed the empty tables by the tall windows when she felt her arm being tugged. Before she could react, she found herself being dragged through the open patio doors and onto the isolated garden path. Linda came face to face with the mighty Wolf and his trusted companion,
Shadow Stalker by Renee Scattergood “How brave are you feeling at the moment?” I narrowed my eyes even though she couldn’t see me. She was scheming, which meant I would, no doubt, end up in trouble. “Why?” “Can Kado hear you?” “Most likely.” “Okay, well that explains your short answers. What if we were
A Moment Before Midnight (A Naverro Vampire Tale) By Aziza Sphinx CHAPTER ONE Pain snatched Nicolay from the darkness, his hands immediately going to his throat. Frantically he searched for any marks, any sign that what he had just experienced was real. For centuries nothing had disturbed the Dark Slumber. The intricate part of him inherited
Appointment With Death Shadows Over Seattle: Prequels #4 By Timothy Bateson one Break-In October 31st, 2013 This is the report of Officer Agnetta Dottasen, West Precinct of the Settle Police Department. At approximately twenty-thirty hours, I was driving southbound on Queen Anne Avenue North, listening to the radio chatter between dispatch and other units. My
From Behind Broken Glass Walls by N.M. Aaroones Drachea couldn’t handle seeing Emmalynne with a bullet through her chest. As Drachea lay over Emmalynne’s body, she didn’t care that Emmalynne’s blood was soaking through her clothes. Drachea was sure that she had killed Emmalynne, and that realization brought back all the pain she had
Druids by Alice de Sampaio Kalkuhl Chapter One: Inside Peregrine Montgomery Families like Peregrine’s were stuck in a portrait. Somebody had painted the Montgomerys the way they were supposed to be a few years ago, too long for him to remember not long enough to let him believe that there could be more to life.
An Excerpt from Protected (Ariya Adams Trilogy Book #1) By Anna Applegate “I’m stealing your date for a minute.” He smiled over at James, who just nodded. “Ariya, you have to stop looking so good all the time. You really make it hard on a guy.” He winked at me. His bad mood from
Apricots and Wolfsbane by K.M. Pohlkamp The violent display of convulsions lasted longer than I anticipated. With my boots propped on the table, I remember watching beads of wax roll down the candle, marking time between my victim’s spasms. The brothel room was sparse, and the bed in the corner remained undisturbed. I had assumed