Bill Wise has blood in his past, so he turns to horror films to wipe it clean. Jaime Stein has felt the betrayal of death, so she too takes refuge in the on-screen deaths of others. Now Bill, Jaime, and seventeen other horror-loving teens have gathered at Rabbit in Red Studios, the brainchild of eccentric horror producer Jay â€śJBâ€ť Bell, for the terror-filled, blood-drenched contest of their lives.
Jim Jason - harassed, berated, and bullied at school - never thought he would be able to exact revenge against his fellow students. Then one day he finds an ancient book, The Tome. The many varied short stories whisper to him, telling Jim how to get even, to take what he wants in the world. He realizes the power on the yellowed pages and focuses all his lusts and desires onto the one girl he wishes to have.
Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse. Job loss has forced them to live in their car, leaving them vulnerable to roving gangs. They desperately need to turn their situation aroundâ€”and fast. The Positron Project in the town of Consilience seems to be the answer to their prayers. No one is unemployed and everyone gets a comfortable, clean house to live in . . . for six months out of the year. On alternating months, residents of Consilience must leave their homes and function as inmates in the Positron prison system. Once their month of service in the prison is completed, they can return to their "civilian" homes.
If you were given a magical book that could grant your deepest truest wish, what would you wish for? Do you think you know your true wish? Nel does. Sheâ€™s known it since she was six and now she may have a chance for her wish to come true. The Carte Dorare, a magical book thatâ€™s a century old, is calling out to her. Itâ€™s been hidden away for fifty years, but not forgotten. Everyone in the city of Drutherton is looking for it. Nel is the only one close enough to unearth it.
The ultimate critical biography of the King of Pop: a panoramic, vivid, and incisive portrait of Michael Jackson that explores and celebrates his influence in music, dance, and popular culture, drawing on 400 interviews.
It took the genius of Sir Francis Drake and an army of men to bury the contents of a Spanish Treasure Galleon somewhere in the land Drake called Nova Albion, and the only evidence they left behind was a small brass plaque that claimed the land for England. It only took one man to unravel the 400-year-old mystery surrounding the treasure's location and contents and he found it in his own backyard.
Is stress preventing you from enjoying your daily life? Do you find that youâ€™re becoming more distracted or forgetful? Are â€śthe bluesâ€ť sapping your spirits? Or do you simply feel not quite like yourself?
Over the years, Melanie Merton has used every trick and ruse to repel overeager gentlemen callers without ever revealing the real reason she wonâ€™t say yes to an offer of marriage. When neighbor Walter George jumps to her defense against slurs cast by suitor number twelve, he also pries into her pastâ€”uncovering the circumstances around a tragic loss in her childhood and her aversion to being touched by anyone.