But when a personal tragedy motivates Doctor Fid to investigate a crime, a plot is uncovered so horrific that even he is taken aback. Haunted by painful memories and profound guilt, the veteran supervillain must race against time if he is to have any hope of confronting the approaching threat. Every battle takes its toll…but the stakes are too high for retreat to be an option.
Mankind is stricken. Brought to its knees by a devastating virus, the world is further crushed by the Dominion tyranny. Evil will flee Earth before the four Marked. Troy Kandoya remembers the world before all this came to pass.
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He saw the beginning of global war, genetic manipulation, and viral plague. Now called Trok, the immortal Kota Interceder, he must fulfill the prophecies he once rejected. After years, the four Marked saviors are born. However, nothing about these heroes is what Trok expected. Loree is a master assassin who can disappear without a trace. Zaak grew up exiled on an alien planet. Alex is a telepath traumatized by an inexplicable, missing year of her life.
Ryu, the final Warrior, has incredible mutate-genes of strength. The quiet summer before her freshman year turns frighteningly weird after Estelle Wright trespasses onto an Army base. Blown into the air and knocked unconscious, she wakes with a nascent superpower. Not to mention a winged horse with a snarky attitude and a mind of her own.
Back home in Atalanta, a serial killer is targeting the students at Goldman University. Before long she must juggle college classes with sneaking out of the house after dark to battle alien monsters. Both men have secret agendas, but falling in love is not in their plans.
Young adult superheroes, quirky animal sidekicks, and a dash of romance enliven this thrilling adventure. Book 1 of the Secret Supers. It focuses on diverse, complex characters in a gritty, realistic setting despite their fanciful abilities. Cassie Whelan can heal any wound, but the price is too much to bear.
The government wants to control her. She may be the only one immune to his power, the only one that can stop him. That project is HUSH: In Search of Dominic Ward, a co-op room scale VR game that traps you in a cell with only your wits, a friend in an adjoining room, and your microphone to communicate. But beware, something stalks the catacombs, and it can hear you.
Here is a sneak preview of our new spin-off podcast, Put Up Your Spooks! I have finalized the art for the cover of my upcoming horror and sci-fi story collection Between the Teeth. Artwork courtesy of XaVieR from Builtfromsketch. Tagged as art , Between the Teeth , black and white , book cover , books , builtfromsketch , cover , horror , Sci-Fi , science fiction , short stories , writing , Xavier. Alice was never one to back down from a fight. So, when her beloved aunt is brutally murdered, she vows to bring the killer to justice.
But being a hero is harder than it looks. And with one mistake, Alice unleashes a nightmare on the city. Can Alice protect the innocent without losing everything?
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Jeff C. Carter lives in Southern California with a cat, a dog and a human. His love of science, adventure and Halloween inspires his Science Fiction, Action and Horror writing. His stories have been featured at Medium. Author Jeff C. Carter Skip to content. Here was one of my first experiments: The A. The A. The human wrote The Shrehkt dragged its talon across the parchment, crossing another name off its list with fresh blood. The next creatures on its list were… The A. Said troll was half-orc, though it could easily have just been a troll with a body.
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It had done it! Yessss… estampit Said troll! The old days were the days before the rise of the sun and they were like a perfect world. The woman smiled.
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Domo arigato, Mr. I wrote a superhero book. Then I watched The Boys. My first reaction: not happy. My second reaction: joy! His sidekicks just found his body. Who will die next? Feeling empty, listless, bored? You may be suffering from Post-Endgame Syndrome. Save the day? Sure — as soon as school lets out. After all, where better to learn to be a hero than a school full of supers? Who killed Criterion?
And perhaps the biggest question of all… Who is Bounty? Beautiful because it's so honest, and ugly for precisely the same reason. Josh tells his life story with lively prose that explores the paradox of human splendor and wretchedness while dangling hints of redemption.
As you read, don't be surprised to find your story in his story, and the divine companion who interrupts his life--the same one who has broken into yours. For Josh, the road traveled with God is twisting, bumpy, potholed. Josh James Riebock is a sought-after speaker at conferences, colleges, and churches across the country. The hero and the monster. Either of them can emerge at any moment.
Like I said before, the book is an easy read, but contains much depth. The book is a memoir of sorts with Josh telling the story of many important moments in his life. There are moments of pure fantasy, such as when a cow visits Josh and they converse in his living room. While many will read these sections as well as many sections containing Jack as purely allegorical, I believe that is a misreading of these sections.
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For Josh, I believe he is writing these things as he experienced him. For Josh, the spiritual world is real and vivid. G-d is not some character in outer space that just watches as we live our lives. Instead, it is the exact opposite.
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G-d interacts with us on every level of our lives- from the mundane to the extraordinary. Josh portrays this perfectly through the character of Jack. While in a cornfield, Jack shows up to tell Josh that he is not alone, nor will he ever be. Throughout the rest of the book, Josh comes to find out more and more about Jack. He sees how the difficulties in our lives happen, but that we are not alone in any of those moments.
Whether we are falling apart on the bathroom floor of a hospital, or falling in love under the stars after a first date, we are never alone. After reading the book, you will feel as if Josh is your best friend.