The Whole World in Shards

The Whole World in Shards

Ben Darrow

Ben Darrow

Merinel embarks on a journey across the Great Ship's patchwork of functional outposts and fallow settlements in search of a therapy for her husband's fractured persona.Bob never should have taken that last bite of cake. After all, he was supposed to save the last piece for Sara! While trying to escape Sara's cake-driven wrath, he stumbles into a rip in time and space and finds himself lost in a world of giants, witches, werewolves, and dragons. All Bob wants to do is get home--but what if his destiny lies in this strange new world?This work, edited and compiled by Jason N. Beil, is a collaboration of the following authors: Derek E. Keeling, J Bryden Lloyd, P.L. Blair, Kellie, Recluse, Ella Stradling, Eric C. Zawadzki, Kenneth J. Mayer, Homecooking, Marc Iverson, Martin D. Gibbs, Pipeline, and Jason N. Beil.
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The Lucky Cat - Black Cat Vol. 1 - A Salem Massachusetts Mini Mystery

The Lucky Cat - Black Cat Vol. 1 - A Salem Massachusetts Mini Mystery

Ben Darrow

Ben Darrow

Kathy Taylor had weathered eight rough years as a black female police officer in Boston - but enough was enough. She turned in her badge, moved up north, and set up shop as a private investigator in historic Salem, Massachusetts. Now she's surrounded by wiccans and herbalists, by crystal shops and psychic pizza-deliverymen.And her first client has just stepped in the door.Kathy Taylor had weathered eight rough years as a black female police officer in Boston - but enough was enough. She turned in her badge, moved up north, and set up shop as a private investigator in historic Salem, Massachusetts. Now she's surrounded by wiccans and herbalists, by crystal shops and psychic pizza-deliverymen.And her first client has just stepped in the door.The Lucky Cat is the very first entry in the Salem Massachusetts Mini Mystery series. These short stories will be written and loaded one a day from October 1 through October 31, 2014. All author's proceeds from this series benefit battered women's shelters.Lisa has lived in scenic Massachusetts since 1986, with only two brief forays out of state. She loves the history of Salem. One of Lisa’s ancestors was Ann Foster, who died during the Salem Witch Trials. Ann Foster was a grandmother by that time and sacrificed herself to protect her daughter and granddaughter.
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The Whole World Is Broken

The Whole World Is Broken

Ben Darrow

Ben Darrow

When the Tenbor Dish Valley loses its protector, Tench must navigate the treacherous alternate reality of the Verch in order to restore his home.Emily had always known that her grandmothers were witches. She had seen them making smelly brews in their black old cauldrons. She had watched them growing plants overnight. She had secretly taken a peek at their midnight broomstick rides a few times behind closed curtains. But, when they took her into a circular clearing at the center of the woods, not even the full moon could prepare her for the grotesque truth waiting silently there.
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