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Things are finally looking up for Harry Keller. It's now a cinch for him to enter and leave A-Time -- the alternate universe he discovered, where time and space collide. And in the real world, he isn't totally devastated that his crush is dating someone else... especially when he hits it off with a cute new girl at school. But Harry has the feeling someone is pulling his strings. The question is: Who? And for what purpose? The more he probes, the more Harry begins to fear the answers....
Man and monster are in his blood. . . His name is Jeremiah Fall. A soldier of fortune, he has been fighting his own war for 150 years--ever since the beast in him was born. Desperate to restore his lost humanity, Fall crosses the sands of Egypt, discovers a lost city off the coast of France, and finally arrives at the birthplace of all mankind. Shunning daylight and feeding only when he must, he battles the monster who transformed him forever. He can share his deepest secret with no one . . . not even the beautiful woman he starts to love, the only human who grasps the mysteries of an ebony stone as old as creation itself. Across the world, across time, Fall seeks the stone's secret. But has he found a cure for himself or unleashed a final curse on all mankind?
Just because a bullet has your name on it doesn't mean you shouldn't duck... Either I'm stubborn, or it's rigor mortis, but being dead didn't stop me from being a detective or finding my wife's killer. But it's tough out there for a zombie, and lately it's been getting tougher. These days the life-challenged have to register and take monthly tests to prove our emotional stability. See, if my kind gets too low, we go feral. I've been feeling a little down lately myself... So when a severed arm--yeah, just the arm--leaves a mysterious briefcase at my office, my assistant, Misty, thinks figuring out where it came from will keep me on track. But this case goes deeper and darker than I imagined, and my imagination gets pretty dark. Turns out the people after it know more about my past life than I can remember, and even more about what I've become.
After Hessius Mann was convicted of his wife's murder, suppressed evidence came to light and the verdict was overturned-too bad he was already executed. But thanks to the miracles of modern science Hessius was brought back to life. Sort of. Now that he's joined the ranks of Fort Hammer's pulse-challenged population, Hessius attempts to make a "living" as a private investigator. But when a missing persons case leads to a few zombies cut to pieces, Hessius starts thinking that someone's giving him the run-around-and it's not like he's in any condition to make a quick getaway. . . .
In this thrilling and surreal finale to the TimeTripper series, Harry Keller finds himself stuck back at Windfree mental hospital. All the progress he thought he'd made has crumbled and Harry is too devastated to pick up the pieces. He might not have a choice, though. Harry must confront the enemy that drove him to this end, before more damage is done. When Harry is thrust back into A-Time, he discovers new secrets about the bizarre, time-bending world that go beyond what he ever could have imagined, and even stranger secrets about our own reality.
Haunting the Dead is a collection of short stories written by popular author set in the fantasy world of the Orpheus franchise.
Following the sudden death of his father, high-school student Harry Keller finds his mind full of strange visions of the past and future. Soon he can actually mentally leave "real" time and enter a place he dubs "A-Time", where other people's lives unwind around him in twisting trails that he can see and touch-- and change! Unfortunately, A-Time is also inhabited by monstrous creatures called Quirks -- deadly events trying to force their way into life trails so they can happen -- as well as other humans who seek to distort the future for their own gain.
Ryan Buell, star of the hit A&E series Paranormal State, takes us behind the scenes of his most intense supernatural encounters. ollow Ryan Buell on his extraordinary journey as he seeks out the truth behind terrifying demonic disturbances, hauntings, and paranormal phenomena to solve unexplained mysteries that have been plaguing frightened families who have nowhere else to turn. In Paranormal State, Buell gives readers a chilling, in-depth look at some of the most disturbing cases-including some that have never been aired-revealing startling new facts and incredible new discoveries. Buell relives the origins of the Paranormal Research Society-discussed here for the first time-and the strange path his life has taken since the show's beginning. With unparalleled candor, Ryan discusses the intriguing mysteries, the difficult decisions, and the struggles with questions of faith, sanity, and the very concept of reality.
Adopted by famous Pinkerton Agency Detective Hawking in 1895 New York, fourteen-year-old Carver Young hopes to find his birth father, but when he becomes involved in the pursuit of notorious killer Jack the Ripper, Carver discovers that finding the truth can be worse than ignorance.
You thought you knew him. You were dead wrong. Carver Young dreams of becoming a detective, despite growing up in an orphanage with only crime novels to encourage him. But when he is adopted by Detective Hawking of the world famous Pinkerton Agency, Carver is given not only the chance to find his biological father, he finds himself smack in the middle of a real life investigation: tracking down a vicious serial killer who has thrown New York City into utter panic. When the case begins to unfold, however, it's worse than he could have ever imagined, and his loyalty to Mr. Hawking and the Pinkertons comes into question. As the body count rises and the investigation becomes dire, Carver must decide where his true loyalty lies. Full of whip-smart dialogue, kid-friendly gadgets, and featuring a then New York City Police Commissioner Teddy Roosevelt, Ripper challenges everything you thought you knew about the world's most famous serial killer. .
Caleb Dunne, the quintessential slacker, is pressured by his girlfriend to join a high school club based on "The Rule of Won", which promises to fulfill members' every "crave". but when nonbelievers start being ostracized and even hurt, Caleb must act.
Legally, a corporation is a person, so why shouldn't they be able to adopt a child? Fourteen year old Jaiden's family is a corporation and his home is an office building. When his parents are killed in an accident caused by a faulty piece of equipment manufactured by NECorp, the company adopts him and raises him in its headquarters. Now as a teenager, Jaiden, is longing for a normal life -- attending high school, living in a house, having a girlfriend -- and is starting to rebel in search of it. With the help of his new friend, Jenny, he uncovers some disturbing and scandalous information about NECorp and must make the tough decision to stay loyal to his "family" or to follow his instincts.
Tonight's tale . . . The Roid Patrol regularly menaces Jonathan Barnes in the halls. Mr. Weaver's sarcasm makes English class unbearable. If it weren't for his best friend, David, and his crush, Emma, Jonathan would go insane. But now he thinks he has, what with everyone who's ever been mean to him turning up dead. He doesn't know what to think, who to trust--or who's next.
Four ghost girls. A nightly ritual. When their precious bones are rolled, the ghosts tell of deaths so horrifying even the rats in the orphanage walls cringe. Tonight's tale . . . Seventeen-year-old Mandy has everything: popular friends; a hot boyfriend; plans for college, travel, the future. But after classmate Nicki is gruesomely murdered, Mandy is shaken to her core. Soon she's jumping at shadows and having nightmares of Nicki's killer-the Witchman. Mandy tells herself she's just imagining things-but nothing in her imagination prepares her for the terror that's about to attack.
Tonight's tale . . . Rabbit food. Windowpanes. Pennies. Chelsea Kaüer counts and frets over everything--her OCD won't let her stop. But when her biology teacher, Ms. Mandisa, asks her to pet-sit, Chelsea can't think of a reason to say no. After all, it's extra pocket money--nothing to worry about, right? Wrong. Ms. Mandisa's "pet" is a six-foot lizard with a poisonous bite and a taste for red meat. And if Chelsea doesn't think fast, she'll be dead meat. . . .
Tonight's tale . . . Lindsay's family vacation isn't exactly fun in the sun: the beach is littered, the locals are creepy, and the outlook is bleak. Then Lindsay meets Mark, the boy next door. He's sweet, gorgeous, and an amazing musician. But his menacing guardians keep him locked away from the world. They perform sinister rites, and one day Lindsay glimpses terrible wounds on Mark's back! Lindsay must save him--though it means facing pure evil.
Tonight's tale . . . Devin's rock band Torn is about to hit the big time. The haunting song he's just written is getting buzz. Between his gorgeous girlfriend, Cheryl, and all the perks of high-school stardom, Devin's feeling pretty good. Then his band mate is murdered. Viciously. Is it a gang slaying? Or has Devin's lingering melody called up . . . something . . . from the darkness?
Teenager and genius Harry Keller discovers an alternate dimension he calls "A-Time," in which he can see and affect events in the past, present, and future.