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“A short story is the ultimate close-up magic trick – a couple of thousand words to take you around the universe or break your heart.” – Neil Gaiman
SERIALIZED AND SHORT STORIES
Pivoting into serial and shorter pieces wasn't a decision I came to easily, but I look forward to going on this adventure with my readers. You can read short stories today and follow my journey closely through my substack. Subscribe free below.
Self-Care for the Cursed
So you’ve been cursed with a Toko. Life often comes with unexpected twists and turns. Check out these top ten tips for self-care before you completely lose your mind.
I feed on nightmares. Anguish, fear, horror and sweat. I lap it up. It fuels me, soothes me after a long day.
Check out this short story teaser for Son of Horus
ShyShy isn't normal. She has the Sight, an ability to see ghosts and creatures from the AfterWorld and beyond. If she's not normal in her universe, she's certainly an anomaly in the AfterWorld. She's the only one alive.
The Lake House
The Santos siblings went to the lake for a relaxing escape, but by the end of their trip it’s a race to escape the vacation home with their lives.
After a tragic accident, Aleksa and Luca Santos hope a trip to the lake they visited as children will help their oldest sister heal. But the house is not how they remembered it. The siblings discover their childhood vacations were not as happy as their memories. None of the siblings want to go in the attic and why does the thought of swimming in the lake make Aleksa’s skin crawl?
The sibilings had been away a long time, but the lake has not forgotten them. Tragedy strikes again at the Lake House as the siblings fight to get home.
Part ghost story, part family drama THE LAKE HOUSE is a thrill. Fans of A HAUNTING ON HILL HOUSE and H.P. LOVECRAFT will enjoy this tale of terror.
"Books may well be the only true magic." - Alice Hoffman
Daughter of Isis
Presenting a Pager Turner Award Finalist:
Death’s list is growing faster than anyone thought possible.
Sunday Elm has the Sight. Spirits and creatures from a parallel universe visit her unannounced, compounding every day anxieties and making for strange house guests.
After an accident claims Sunday's father, the boundaries between this world and the Other World blur. When Sunday meets a mysterious man, she learns that the recent deaths of fellow Seers could be linked to something more sinister.
Together with a strange group of newfound friends, Sunday is pitched into unraveling a high-stakes mystery before her own name reaches the top of Death's list.
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Son of Horus
When a monster is released from the OtherWorld, reality twists until the world becomes unrecognizable.
The gateway to the OtherWorld had been opened, releasing terrifying creatures into the living world. Sunday Elm has the power to see these creatures, but her Sight can’t keep her from getting trapped in the web of the Sifka.
Through illusion and trickery, the Sifka ensnares her victims. The stakes are raised when her victims are found drained of all life. Sunday must find a way to save her friends and escape before the Sifka feeds on them all. It’s a race for their lives.
In the thrilling sequel to Daughter of Isis, Sunday’s Sight and friendships are tested once again.