Tightrope

Tightrope

Mark Z. Kammell

Mark Z. Kammell

A short story about conscience and the destructiveness of desire. In a nameless, empty desert, a man has to walk across two wires to reach the other side of the cliff. Should he make it, the world will unfold at his feet. But does he have the will to do it? And can he face what he will find on the other side?Sophie has lost count of all the foster homes she’s lived in. Finally, at Joel and Kalene’s ranch, she feels at home. When she unwittingly puts their most valuable mare, Aria, in danger, she is terrified she’ll be sent away and conceals her mistake – and Aria – letting her foster parents believe the mare was stolen. Then Sophie is hit by a car. She knows she must go to Aria as soon as she can, though she’s not sure how she’s going to carry hay with a broken arm. But feeling hungry is not Aria’s biggest problem, for a terrible evil has found her and knows she is alone.
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An Innocent Man

An Innocent Man

Mark Z. Kammell

Mark Z. Kammell

A favour for a friend turns into a nightmare as Sylvain Jones stumbles across a horrific murder. But his attempts to find out the truth and to stop a serial killer lead him into a dangerous game; is he the victim of a vast conspiracy, or is the truth far more sinister?Recently single and depressingly lonely, Sylvain Jones finds himself spying on his best friend, whose wife suspects him of cheating. But a seemingly simple task has shocking results, and leads Sylvain to question whether the person he has known for thirty years is hiding a horrific secret behind his façade as a boring, middle class lawyer. As he tries to find the truth, he starts to realise that he is in the middle of a conspiracy so huge it threatens everything he has ever understood and believed in. Can he find the courage and the will to fight it, or will he allow it to destroy his loved ones, his sanity, and ultimately, take to a truth that is far more sinister than he could have imagined?
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White Eyes

White Eyes

Mark Z. Kammell

Mark Z. Kammell

Nathan's solitary life is shattered by the visit of an old school friend. With him he brings Terri - beautiful, mysterious and the doorway to a world of danger, and Nathan finds himself running from unknown, dark forces. As he desperately tries to find answers, can he trust anyone?Nathan is a lonely, solitary person. Small town, dead end job, estranged from his parents, no real friends. When he gets a call from Joshua, a guy he used to know from school – and not just anyone, the most popular kid in class – who wants to meet up for a drink, he’s both excited and afraid. But Joshua doesn’t come alone – he brings a beautiful and mysterious girl, dangerous and seductive. But neither Joshua nor the girl are what they seem, and the night of fun goes spectacularly wrong. Nathan suddenly finds himself on the run, trying to escape both the police and other unknown, dark forces, that seem intent on his destruction. As he desperately tries to find answers, can he trust the people who say they will help him, or are they too using him for their own vicious ends?
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Kings of the Night

Kings of the Night

Mark Z. Kammell

Mark Z. Kammell

John Paris wakes up in a hospital bed, in a coma, listening to doctors discussing his coming death. Just before the final moment he finds himself in someone else's body. His desperation to discover who he was throws him into a dark world of murder, betrayal, revenge, love, black magic, a teen pop sensation band, and the quest for everlasting lifeJohn Paris wakes up in a hospital bed, in a coma, with no memory of how or why. He can’t speak, can’t move, can only hear the doctors discussing how long until they switch off life support. As he grows more desperate, he suddenly finds himself in the body of the doctor who is about to throw the switch and end his life. In another body, another life, without any idea how or why, he sets out to discover who killed him, and how he survived. His journey takes him into a dark world of murder, betrayal, revenge, love, black magic, a teen pop sensation band, and the quest for everlasting life, as he gets closer to the truth about what killed him, and ultimately, who he is
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Falling

Falling

Mark Z. Kammell

Mark Z. Kammell

A dark tale of murder, revenge, destruction and witchcraft. An anti-hero for an ultra-modern, ultra-stylised world. A fight to the death where it's hard to see the difference between good and evil. And a final battle for redemption.A dark tale of murder, revenge, destruction and witchcraft. John Paris is an anti hero in a warped world, with everything that he could possibly desire, but inexorably drawn to death. He is employed – he thinks, at least – by Hart Industries, an organization that exists on the edge of society, that builds weapons and creates technology for anyone who can pay the most, no matter what the consequences. At the centre is Simon Hart, John’s oldest friend, ruthless and intensely ambitious, weaving his web of control and deceit for his own ends. But then he and John stumble across something new, something vast, something that will change everything. And suddenly, John is thrown into a new reality, finding himself at the centre of a deadly game involving the secret police, traitors, assassins, vampires, and angels. As he fights to survive, to know who he can trust and who is out to destroy him, he has to reassess everything that he knew, that he took for granted. He has to decide if he wants to plunge into the darkness, into the vacuum that will destroy him, and those around him, or if he has what it takes to fight for the chance of redemption.
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