Master of Ravens

  When Eli Thompson and Jonas Wechsler arrive at Eli’s ranch in Wyoming, Jonas thinks he’s in for a peaceful vacation away from Denver’s chaos and crime, but soon, they learn that relaxation isn’t what’s in store for them. A Fallen Angel has his eye set on Jonas when he sees a trait in him that would change the world for himself and the other Fallen.  After Jonas touches Belphegor’s beast, he reveals to Eli the three things it showed him, none of which are joyous and carefree as he’d planned for his time off from being a Detective. Eli’s friend, Connie, prompts them to return to Denver with the beast as it isn’t safe for the small community for them to remain. The moment Karen had agreed to stand by Jimmy’s side in the dark, she wasn’t sure what his motives were until she saw the torment he caused the woman who took him back to the orphanage as an infant. When Jimmy becomes apathetic to his control of the discarded Cambion, Karen is unaware that the plan she devises to gain more power

Daughter of Illusion

Eli Thompson has witnessed many disturbing things in his life. When he receives a vision of despicable acts and isn’t sure what to do until a voice tells him that he needs to leave his comfortable home in Wyoming and go to Denver. Upon his arrival, Eli still doesn’t know why he’s there until his senses lead him to a restaurant in LODO where a grisly act has occurred. After Detective Jonas Wechsler arrests Eli for being at a crime scene, they discover that other crimes involving a vanishing perpetrator are entwined with the same Fallen Angel, Agrat bat Mahlat, who desires to bring about change to the world by sacrificing men to Samael. Quickly, they learn that there are other players in this vile plan, one a pawn to carry out the Fallen Angel’s orders and two siblings who were separated at birth. Against their Watchers’ wishes, Eli and Jonas confront Agrat, finding themselves in a precarious predicament.

Liaisons Macabre

  Relationships make the world go around, even the dark ones many don’t want to consider. In this collection of short stories, you will encounter a man determined to protect his sister, dark spirits wanting nothing more than to return to the land of the living, and even a murder victim forced to watch as his killer disassembles his corpse. You should move along if you are looking for a sweet romance or someone famous’s true-life story. These stories are dark and dreadful, created to fill you with fright and uncomfortable feelings.

darkness is coming

When Jess buys the house on Scarlet Lane, she quickly learns more is inside the house than the walls. A strange clicking fills the house at night, terrifying her children, ghosts reveal themselves, and she discovers a dark entity that frightens a young girl, causing her to fall down the stairs to her death.  After Mason is released from prison, he is lucky to find a job somewhere to live in his hometown. When he meets Jess, he discovers she bought his childhood home on Scarlet Lane, but Mason knows nothing about the dark things that reside there. His employer sends him on a mission to find something in the house, though he leaves out the details. Only a few know what happened in the old mining at the mountain base when the beast made itself known over two hundred years ago. Throughout the years, it toys with the residents, possessing them, tormenting them, and killing them. An unexpected hero tells Jess and Mason the town’s history and about the beast trapped in the house on Scarlet La

World Circus

Which card are you? To children, World Circus is an adventure, but Mary and, especially, Darrin, don’t find it a safe place, though they’ve allowed their daughter, Susie, to return there whenever she wants and on occasion takes her friends with her. When bizarre events won’t allow Susie to return to World Circus, and she wonders why. Her mother, Mary, knows the answer but refuses to tell her, wanting her to figure out the reason for herself. The only thing Susie knows is that she is no longer Page of Buckets. A series of dreams show Susie how and why a woman created World Circus, unlocking the mystery of her new card. Susie witnesses a horrific scene of destruction, and when she finds the woman returns the cards to her.

HOME: A Novel

When Cody learns a Fallen Angel reigns in his hometown, he must return to end the evil plans. Shoshoni used to be a thriving, small town in Wyoming but now has lost its luster. Some don’t care what happens, while others have fought for the town’s demise to keep the prophecy from coming true. One man, hiding behind the glaring windows of the Shanley Hotel, wants the city restored. He gave his knowledge to a young man many years ago who can help him more than he knows if he would just come home. Strange things have been happening to thirty-three-year-old Cody; he’s lost sleep, heard sounds that shouldn’t be there, and has bruises he cannot explain. A woman, he’s sure has been stalking him, tells him to be careful, and he laughs. When he wakes with her in a motel room, he listens to what she has to say, though Cody doesn’t expect the psycho-stalker to tell him he should not go home. At thirty, Tyler is still looking for ways to make an easy dollar, but he gets more than he expects when he


When Reynard Ashwin is offered a new life of vision, strength, and, most importantly, not succumbing to an untimely death threatened by the plague, he is intrigued but does not accept. Then, the entity takes him through the filthy city to ensure his commitment by showing him tragic scenes of death and decay; Reynard quickly accepts. What was not divulged was the hunger that filled him the moment he took the deal.  At first, Reynard abstains from giving the hunger what it wants, feeding on rodents filling the streets or lapping blood from cobbles near a butcher shop. When he returns home to find his wife and son have succumbed to the Black Death, he loses his morality and feeds the hunger burning within him with every bite of flesh and swallow of blood, leaving him wanting more. After being linked to a series of heinous murders, the authorities ship Reynard to America, where his bloody rampage continues across the continent. Only two women are spared from the hunger’s demands during his

Hydrangeas on the Lanai

  Alexis's childhood home is filled with secrets. When Alexis's parents and husband mysteriously die, she finds sadness and depression running rampant in her life. A simple invitation to Parsons Manor brings her exciting feelings and memories. Though she questions the intent, she readily accepts and is whisked away to her childhood home filled with secrets. Wandering the halls and yards of Parsons Manor, she cannot escape the feeling someone is watching her. Afraid no one will believe her, she doesn’t tell of her paranoia.  After a member of the kitchen staff plummets to her death from the third-floor balcony, Gabe Parsons becomes worried, but he acts as though nothing is out of the ordinary. But when someone brutally murders the downstairs maid and abducts Alexis for the second time, he knows he must act before the prophesized curse comes to fruition, changing everything about their lives.

Page of Buckets

  Let’s have Clown fun! When their six-year-old daughter, Susie, announces she wants to go to the circus, World Circus’ uneasy memories fill Mary and Darrin. Mary would never admit that she still thought fondly of the charming place, while Darrin wants to forget it ever existed. Susie becomes obsessed with circuses, going as far as creating a makeshift tent in her bedroom.  Unknown to Mary and Darrin, World Circus knitted itself back together from scraps of paper and greeting cards stuffed into a box with the only remaining Circus Tarot card, Hanging Clown, which Darrin had kept as a memento. Ace of Buckets visits little Susie while she sleeps, giving her visions of the circus to entice her into the clutches of World Circus. When Mary and Darrin return to World Circus to rescue Susie, they learn she is a Clown, but not just any Clown. She is the Page of Buckets, an imaginative, creative Clown with a flair for maiming and torturing her victims. Soon, Mary and Darrin are seduced by the i

Circus Tarot

Are you ready for your reading? When Mary brings home a deck of tarot cards, the Circus Tarot, the dull life she and her husband, Darrin, have lived changes. They become members of the strange society without realizing it, leaving behind their daily rituals and joining World Circus’ ranks with carnivorous Clowns and provocative entertainers. Though Mary is entirely comfortable being a performer under the Big Top, Darrin wants to escape the disturbing world. After a terrorizing encounter, resulting in death, they learn the bizarre rules of the land and discover that the denizens of the sinister World Circus want more than to entertain them.  Mary and Darrin make a deal with the inhabitants of World Circus to save their lives. Returning to her life outside World Circus, Mary scours the streets to find replacements for the souls removed from the dark world she’d escaped, all the while wishing she could return to the serenity found in Star’s light as she performed for the Ladies and Gentl

An Unnamed Acquaintance

  Many things happen in the world most people do not know about. In this collection of short stories and bizarre prose written between 1987 and 2011, be prepared to take journeys to these unexpected scenes. Take a seat at the table with a bored millionaire who hosts dinner parties with guests who have intertwined secrets. Follow in the footsteps of man as he searches for his missing wife. Have a bite of a celestial meal that will leave you craving more.