Jason Devlin, scientist,inventor, and karate master, invents a teleporter, but it malfunctions and sends him and his nephew/assistant, Stu, into an alternate world. The world is several hundred... More > years behind Earth in technology, but magic is commonplace here. He meets a beautiful sorceress who believes him to be sent to save her people from an impending invasion by a barbaric horde led by an evil sorcerer. Jason and Stu must use their wits and scientific knowledge to survive in a world of magic.< Less
Contains two stories: Intruder and Engine Trouble.
In Intruder, Karen is home alone in a sparsely populated subdivision because her husband is away on a business trip. It is a new house, not yet... More > having a security alarm installed. When getting ready for bed, she hears noises and discovers she has left her cell phone in the car...and that her home phone line has been cut. In addition, she recently lost her beloved dog to a heart ailment. The intruder breaks in, and she finds herself in an extremely perilous situation.
In Engine Trouble, Kitty Delaney has car trouble on a lonely stretch of road. She makes it to a service station only to find out that an escaped convict has killed the attendant. He takes her as a hostage.
Also has a true dog story, "Do Dogs Have a Sixth Sense?"< Less
This is the story of a young Taino Indian, Migua, before, during, and after the arrival of Columbus. It tells of the dangers and hardships he and his bride-to-be endured.
It also tells of a romance... More > between a young sailor with Columbus and a Taino girl, and how their lives intertwined with that of Migua and his girl.< Less
Eleven spine tingling stories. Three boys explore the network of basements beneath an abandoned state prison, despite rumors of a Haitian voodoo priest who created zombies down there. Two boys... More > search for buried treasure near a deserted cemetery in the woods. They find a nightmare. A young woman driving on a country road late at night has an accident. A storm brews and she seeks shelter in a vacant house...only it's not vacant. The spirit of a witch, revived after 300 years, must find a body to possess. She finds a young girl hiking alone in the woods. A sleepwalker awakens to find herself in a graveyard. A woman suspects that her husband was bitten by a werewolf, and has become one himself.
A teenage boy becomes lost in a large Florida swamp. He inadvertently becomes involved in an evil shaman's curse, and is stalked by a horrible were beast.
A young woman, whose husband is on the night shift, is alone in a just-bought house haunted by a former occupant--a psycho.< Less
A small dog is abandoned by his owner, joins a pack of strays, is picked up by animal control. He is adopted by a kindly retired couple and bonds with them. He is thrown from a car in a highway... More > accident and wanders off in a daze. He ends up going on a four thousand mile trek filled with adventure and danger. On his journey he makes many human and animal friends, but also meets many dangerous enemies--also both human and animal. All the while he is trying to return home to the couple he loves.
If you liked Lassie or Lady and the Tramp, you'll like Whiskers.< Less
Al Rice, an HIV positive hemophiliac, awakens one morning and finds that he is completely healed, and in addition to that he has acquired powerful psionic powers. He learns that all this was brought... More > about by benevolent beings in a UFO. But he finds that there are other aliens visiting Earth who are not so benevolent, and they want him dead. Further, the friendly aliens are unable to help Al, because by their own laws they are forbidden to engage in combat with other cultures. Al's only allies are a small group of UFO investigators. The group includes Sue Martinez, who is kidnapped by the evil aliens to lure Al into a trap. They have invented a device that nullifies Al's powers.< Less
Contains a full-length novella, "Whiskers," and three short stories. Also many true stories and fascinating facts about dogs. Whether true or fiction, the stories are filled with adventure,... More > suspense, action, and romance.< Less
Over 1,000 people are recruited from the Mediterranean area, mostly Minorcans, to work as indentured servants for Dr Andrew Turnbull, wealthy British landowner. They are transported to Turnbull's... More > colony at New Smyrna, Florida, where they must live and work on plantations under horrible conditions.
The story centers around a young Minorcan man and his sweetheart. It tells of the hardships of the colony and the danger from hostile Indians and wild animals that the young couple must deal with.< Less