THE ONYX CORONET
May 17, 2020 (Fantasy)
No frogs, no happily ever after, but... a curse?
Prince Zane, once a courteous prince, struggles with a curse cast onto him by a spiteful voodoo priestess.
Surrounded by people who will never understand what happened to him and why he is the way his shadow perceives him to be, he is misunderstood. Although being misunderstood and scuffling with an egocentric shadow that shares his body with him, he hasn't succumbed to its abrupt befalls, overwhelming outbursts, and degrading remarks to him.
After a frightening accident occurs between him and his crush, he yearns to attempt to find a way to undo the curse, after the first time was unsuccessful. When he receives a note from a friend, Princess Charlotte, the same night and quickly discovers she also has powers, the pair plan to find the woman who cursed him. But not without a bit of practice first...
June 1, 2020 (Dystopian)
What would you do in Eva's situation?
An unjustly infamous convict, now fugitive, Eva Vega, escapes a possible execution sentence.
When she reunites with her best friend, Hunter Zadlin, and flees to his apartment complex with him, they meet with two other friends. Eventually creating and going through with a ploy to overthrow the dictator of Tokyo Narita.
After sneaking into the Chancellery, later running into her former keeper, they uncover one of the many secrets the dictator concealed since the beginning of his dictatorship. Repulsed by the contents of the secret, Eva threatens to expose all of them to the citizens. But not without a fight.
July 12, 2020 (Dystopian)
Would you rebel knowing you are unwanted by a society that favours adept people?
In this short story, 19-year-old Avilia, hidden from a discriminatory society, holds the dream to experience life without her only setback; being deaf.
After a successful attempt at trying one of her twin cousins’ inventions to help her, she soon gets introduced to one of the twin’s boyfriend’s little brother. He is also hidden from society. They take a short, risky journey out into the nearby city together, knowing its inevitable consequences.
THE ANGEL GUIDE
August 25, 2020 (Supernatural)
Who is your Angel Guide?
In this short story, while attending a party at a club with two friends, things quickly turn sour after one of Danielle’s friend’s boyfriend breaks up with her.
For a short time believing he won’t show up, Danielle finds him hanging out behind the bar counter while trying to find her friend’s older sister and snaps a picture. Before she can approach him to confront him, a man approaches him first.
Not wanting to lose sight of him, she follows them, making an eerie discovery outside.
THE NEW ZEALAND CARTEL
October 19, 2020 (Mystery/Crime)
Being a detective is usually a safe job. Not anymore, for her.
Detective Blake Auley and her colleague, Matthew Torres, attend a ballroom party downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, in hopes of catching a reported drug lord.
After Blake gets distracted during the investigation, their hopes of catching someone are eventually let down, leaving the party with empty handcuffs. Blake goes to take a quick restroom break, discovering her phone is missing.
She immediately rushes back up the staircase to retrieve her phone, unsuccessful when a group of people abruptly approaches and surrounds her, injecting a drug into her to sedate her.