EXPAND YOUR BOOKSHELF
It's 1983, Angie, Jenny, and David are watching MTV, riding bikes, and looking forward to their summer vacation before they start junior high school. Lincoln, Nebraska is a pretty quiet place to grow up, and when the kids take off at 5:00 am to deliver newspapers on Jenny’s route, they aren’t expecting trouble. So, when a creature straight out of a horror movie appears, the kids are forced to draw on their wits, their strengths, and most of all their friendship to survive.
Something Wicked is the first of seven stories drawn from Angie’s diaries. Kept safely hidden for decades, they tell how the kids spent their teenage years - working with their mentor, Mr. Rakow, and Jenny's mom who dabbles in witchcraft, to uncover their power and battle the forces of darkness that menace their hometown.
The summer of 1983 is over. After weeks of healing from their adventure and some specialized training from Mr. Rakow, Angie, Jenny, and David are feeling prepared for the horrors junior high will inevitably bring. The final weekend of vacation, a bizarre tornado tears through Lincoln, upending gravestones and depositing supernatural debris on the school grounds. The gang has their hands full with the demands of starting a new school year on top of trying to figure out the otherworldly mystery, and their friendship begins to feel the strain. But the malevolent ghost haunting the school is ramping up its attacks on students, and the kids are going to have to get it together in time to save their school.Something Haunted is the second of seven stories drawn from Angie's diaries. Kept safely hidden for decades, they tell how the kids spent their teenage years - working with their mentor, Mr. Rakow, and Jenny's mom, Lorraine, who dabbles in witchcraft, to uncover their power and battle the forces of darkness that menace their hometown.
It's a Friday afternoon in the spring of 1985 when two girls from Whitehall, the neighborhood group home for troubled kids, approach Angie at school. Crystal's little sister, Desiree, has disappeared. Her foster parents and the police think she is just another runaway. Crystal doesn't believe it, and when she and her friend Barb learn there is a ghost involved, they know they are going to need the kind of help Angie, David, and Jenny has developed a reputation for. The Zodiac Cusp Kids have enlisted some extra help from Jen's twin Jon and a couple of very special German Shephard pups to uncover what has really happened to Desiree. What they find is darker and more complex than anyone imagined.
WE COULD BE HEROES
A typical morning romp at the dog park turns into a battle to survive and opens up a whole new world for Kate and her pack. Called by goddesses from ancient myth, humans and others have joined forces to protect the developing sentience of the Earth. Kate's fiery and adventurous daughter, Olivia, jumps at the chance to be a warrior in this battle, but is Kate ready to become a hero?
Encouraged by Jane and Seymour, Kate's friends and long-time members of the Called, Kate must discover for herself if this is an adventure on which she will choose to embark. To that end, she is introduced to Tony; Army veteran, environmental protector, pack leader and completely unexpected love interest.
When an enemy from another planet, bent on precipitating chaos, threatens the life of Coby Jackson, young son of Kate's dear friends Clay and Nerissa, courage becomes imperative. Kate accepts the call, and not a moment too soon as both Coby and Jane are kidnapped and Kate and the pack must mount a rescue.
WHAT GOES AROUND
We're told good always triumphs over evil. We would all like to think that's true even if we don't entirely believe it with conviction. But what if evil had a battle with itself? What would happen if two forces of badness went toe-to-toe with each other? Such tales exist within this tome. Prepare to be shocked and amused, and don't be surprised to find yourself rooting for the bad guy. Why? Because What Goes Around...
Features Sarah Dale's short story, "Something Old, Something New, Something Cursed, Something Blue"