The Soul Ripper (Twisted Souls #1)

The Soul Ripper (Twisted Souls #1)

Cege Smith

Horror / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Long ago, the residents of Malm placed their faith in the Office of Souls to lead them and keep them safe. On Soul Implantation Day 3675, the lives of the Residents of the Territory of Malm are changed forever. Six people bear witness to a soul implantation ceremony gone terribly awry which forms the backdrop of the beginning of an epic struggle between good and evil.In a post-apocalyptic world known as the Territory of Malm, infants are born soulless. With a hideous appearance and unquenchable hunger, they are kept out of sight until they are Chosen.Long ago, the residents of Malm placed their faith in the Office of Souls to lead them and keep them safe after the human race was almost destroyed in the time known only as "Before". But someone long forgotten has other plans, and that means unleashing unspeakable evil into their world.Soul Implantation Day 3675 starts out like any other, and follows the paths of six people who are destined to meet in the courtyard of the Fountain of Souls. They bear witness to a soul implantation ceremony gone terribly awry. Not all of them will survive, and some will suffer a fate far worse than death.Length: 25,000 words*This novella was previously released under the title "The Soul Garden".*The complete Twisted Souls series:The Soul Ripper (Twisted Souls #1)Twisted Souls (Twisted Souls #2)Soul Cycle (Twisted Souls #3)A Soul to Settle (Twisted Souls #4)
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Edge of Shadows (Shadows #1)

Edge of Shadows (Shadows #1)

Cege Smith

Horror / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Edge of Shadows is a paranormal urban fantasy tale about a woman trying to rebuild her life when fate intervenes. She must solve a century-old mystery in order to escape an ancient evil with ties to her past.A tragic childhood left Ellie Coulter with a supernatural gift that tells her a person’s true intentions. But even that didn’t protect her from a cheating husband with his own self-destructive secrets. After finding the strength to leave, she retreats from the world to heal. She’s drawn out of her protective shell when a friend insists on playing matchmaker. After some persistent coaxing, Ellie warms to the idea that she may have found a reason to let her walls down, and his name is David Mitchell. With things looking up in the romance department, Ellie finds herself the caretaker of the Bradford mansion, an impressive home that is also rumored to be haunted. Curious about what happened to the mansion’s former owners, Ellie finds herself entangled in the events that happened over a hundred years ago. It’s all part of the trap set by the one hiding in the shadows, and Ellie fell right into it. The complete Shadows trilogy:Edge of Shadows (Shadows #1)Shadows Deep (Shadows #2)Veiled Shadows (Shadows #3)
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The Soul Garden

The Soul Garden

Cege Smith

Horror / Science Fiction & Fantasy

In a post-apocalyptic world known as the Territory of Malm, infants are born soulless. With a hideous appearance and unquenchable hunger, they are kept out of sight until they are Chosen.*Long ago, the residents of Malm placed their faith in the Office of Souls to lead them and keep them safe after the human race was almost destroyed in the time known only as "Before". But someone long forgotten has other plans, and that means unleashing an unspeakable evil into their world.Soul Implantation Day 3675 starts out like any other, and follows the paths of six people who are destined to meet in the courtyard of the Fountain of Souls: the lead acolyte for the Office of Souls, an adult soulless who has been biding his time for a soul, the Soul Garden's caretaker, and the parents of a Chosen with their daughter, who has a destiny far greater than anyone imagined.  They bear witness to a soul implantation ceremony gone terribly awry which forms the backdrop of the beginning of an epic struggle between good and evil.Length: 25,000 wordsCurrently available in the Twisted Souls series:The Soul Garden (Twisted Souls #1)Twisted Souls (Twisted Souls #2)About the AuthorCege Smith is a Minnesota based writer who is addicted to Starbucks lattes and B-rated horror films. She has been crafting spooky stories since she was twelve years old. She lives with her husband, two adorable stepsons, and miniature long-haired dashchund, Juliet, in the suburbs of Minneapolis.
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