A Light into the Darkness

Twisted Roots #1

 

      “I want to tell you something now, something you should know just in case something happens to me. I’m not sure how much time I have.”  Samuel stopped and shook his head at the night sky as though it knew the secret he was about to reveal. “There are magical places that exist in this world, Jess. Places that the Master Architect created to balance good and evil. The time will come when you will leave this house and enter into another life that awaits you.  A life you deserve and one with a greater purpose. You don’t know how special you really are.”
 

     For years, Jessica lived in torment by her mother. Her only enjoyments were playing the piano and caring for her coma induced father. Close to her twentieth birthday, her mother forces her to agree to an arranged marriage or she'll have the the life support machine keeping her father alive, shut off. Jessica, having no choice, agrees, but hours later she finds her father cold as ice. She knows then she has to escape her prison, or she’ll end up just like her father.

 

One will win her heart.

One will try to steal it.

One will try to kill her.

The Lost Scrolls

Twisted Roots #2

     Jessica wants nothing more than to stay on the protected grounds of the Okefenokee Swamp and plan her wedding, but the spirit of her dead father has other plans and leads her to a wooden chest. Inside the battered antique, an old secret is uncovered, sending Jessica on the adventure of her life.

     With demons on her trail and a red-haired rival wanting her dead, Jessica's desire to unravel her twisted family roots overshadows everything--including her wedding.

 

Three scrolls. Three continents. Three demons in pursuit.

Third book in the Twisted Roots Saga
Legacy

Twisted Roots #3

 

     Hunter stopped just shy of the cobblestone path. He wrapped his arms around me. “Not much longer,” he whispered. “You won’t be confined to the property.”

     “And why is that?” I asked.

     “Honeymoon, remember?”

 

     Jessica’s longtime dream had always been to visit the places she had read about in books.  Knowing demons surrounded the protected grounds, it wasn’t worth another battle to leave the swamp.  But Hunter’s allusion of the honeymoon, reminds her of Davior’s recent warning to never leave the property.

 

Hatred stirs up conflicts, but love covers all offenses.

One

An  Anthlogy  Collection   by   Fiction   Foundry

ONE...woman pays the ultimate price for a new form of macabre art.

ONE...vote decides the fate of a mall shooter under citizen’s arrest.

ONE...inventive student tries to save his beloved professor in a meddler’s race against time.

ONE...newly-discovered archaeological site in south America holds more than just artifacts for treasure-seekers.

ONE...girl, anxious to have Santa arrive, decorates her tree in a way the neighborhood just can't seem to look away from.

ONE...erotic indiscretion at a friend's wedding leads the duo from passion to terror. ONE...man reasons with his heart to accept what a battered Earth holds in store. ONE...home for troubled children imprisons siblings, forcing them to enjoy all the finer things in life.

ONE...bullied teenager escapes into a bookstore and discovers some tomes are doorways to more than just the imagination.

ONE...couple learns that in an isolated town religion isn't a choice, it's the only option.

 

Storytelling has captivated the hearts of people since the beginning of time. Their purpose is to take you to any place, any time, and any world. In Tales of the Strange & Unusual, our stories revolve around a time-traveling, genre-hopping, dimension-phasing bookstore that can take you to different places in time. From a girl running from a demon, to a boy fighting his own knowledge, to a man trapped between life and death.​


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