Christine Vargas is an independent, working-class young woman, tired of her boring 9 to 5 mundane lifestyle until a vicious attack on her sends her sprawling into a world darker and more mysterious... More > than she could ever imagine, unleashing powers within her she never deemed possible.She meets Ryan Price, a handsome, distinguished gentleman, Lord of a small clan of vampires--and twice Christine's age. She questions their odd attraction to each other, learning the same mystical forces that rendered her powerful are the same ones within Ryan. In the midst of getting to know each other, Ryan faces problems of his own--two of his clan members--dubbed the Geminis--are planning to overthrow him and his new Lady in order to claim the clan for their own. Christine now must deal with a few challenging questions that will determine the fate of the clan, as well as the budding relationship between her and the mysterious Ryan Price...PLEASE NOTE this is a FREE book excerpt from the first novella in the Abraxas series.< Less
Dark Gothic issue #1 spring '07---Artwork and interviews with Darknyss and graphic designer Jason Beam, interviews with Yazbelle, creator of the Bochos, Ghosts Destroy Us, Kristen Battestella,... More > vampire/gothic author, and master author of horror stories, Nicholas Grabowsky.
Plus poetry and short stories from Andrea Dean Van Scoyoc, Jackie Coupe, Dave Halk, Spider, and John Neumeister, with fresh meat from J.L. Day, Erica Tyler-Haw, Leanne Bridgewater, and Countess Celina.< Less
Authors in this issue: Sana Riaz,Christopher Newman,MatthewPiskun,Daniel Fabiani,Nora Weston,Nigel Holt,Mike Florian,Michelle Willis, Peter Baltensperger,Roxanne Hoffman,Alec Kowalczyk,Gary Bewick... More > Raven,Garrison R. Emmet,Corvis Nocturnum,Brian J. Smith,Tony Svaldi,David Perlmutter, Lanie Shanzyra Rebancos,Michael Upshaw, Anton Glascow,Rebecca Sarte',Rocky Caldwell,David Renfrow, Michael Garza, Luke Campen.Interviews with: Suzanne Rock, Paige Leroy, Jade Perez, Anthony Beal, Calvin Miller II, Tony Paul deVissage, Clown Corpse, and John Neumeister. Book Reviews of: Unholy Embrace by Neil Benson, Whitechapel Road by Wayne Mallows, Eden's Hell by Dawne Dominique, Het Madden by Calvin Miller II, Audio Zombie Vol. #1, Orchestra of the Dead, and The Zombie’s Playground by Audio Zombie Sound, and Dark God Descending by Tony Paul deVissage.< Less
Herein lies stories of insanity, or how insanity is perceived....be it tranquil or scraped from the darkened depths of one's skull...peaceful or strangely prodigious...insanity means many things to... More > many people, it's all in the perception. From bawdy, to gothic, to blatantly sick, many windows have been opened, some of them 'cracked'--perhaps the authors themselves are insane?< Less
It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye...or an arm...or a liver, leg or spleen...
A bet made by of one of Peter's friends leads them into more than just inviting 'the new kid' to join them... More > in a few Halloween pranks--it brings them all closer to their own deaths.< Less
FREE FIRST CHAPTER EXCERPT TO THE UPCONING NOVEL, "DIARY OF A VAMPIRE STRIPPER, COMING JUNE 1st TO AMAZON.COM IN PRINT AND ON KINDLE! VISIT htp://BloodTouch.webs.com/doavs.htm for the... More > trailer,character quiz, tour dates, and more!< Less
The Abraxas clansters star in their second stand alone novella. Jonathan drags the clan to a halloween carnival, and things start to get squirelly as zombie groundskeepers, homunculus-stuffed prizes... More > and an evil magician test the clan's abilities, not to mention their patience!< Less
Still incensed over the allegations Natasha made of her and Ryan conceiving a child, Christine's dark, vengeful energies continue to increase, but not without Ryan suffering the consequences as well.... More > Christine sets out with Edward to prove the woman is a fraud. They get to know more about each other while sharing a few awkward moments together, which in turn causes Ryan to turn into a 'green eyed monster' in more ways than one. Meanwhile, Natasha is on to Christine and Edward's game of exposing her, and refuses to back down without a fight, using some very deadly and frightening necromantic magic that might put and end to both Christine and Edward's meddling in her schemes. PLEASE NOTE this is a free excerpt from the novella.< Less