Who really is the monster in the Frankenstein mythos?
Creator or Creation?
Who is the victim, and who is the victor?
Join us as we explore variations on the theme of Frankenstein — doctor and monster — in modern-day, historic and fantasy settings, through the eyes of creator, creation, and those they encounter along the way. We’ll visit some friends and settings we’ve met before, and new ones to make you smile, shiver, and shed a tear.
Guaranteed, you’ll never look at a mad scientist the same way again.
Where does the Hollywood version end and folklore begin? What is the truth about the wolfman, the werewolf, the were, the lycan, the skinwalker and shapeshifter?
You know what? It doesn’t matter!
Because here between these pages, we invite you to explore and enjoy and shiver and cry and laugh and cheer and sigh and even fall in love with the amazing imaginations of seventeen authors, who explore their own particular twists and turns and reflections on just what it means — or could mean — to be the Wolf.
Just which version do you believe in? Lost soul — cursed victim — avenger — motherless child — star-crossed lover — lonely heart — healer — music lover — loyal friend — hero?
Which version of the Wolfman most resonates with you?
Open the book, explore, and find out.
He could be someone you know. He could be the “boy next door.” He could be you …
Our first anthology.
Taking off from the Beauty and the Beast theme … but with a twist. NOT your granny’s Beauty and the Beast tale … well, mostly.
A marriage counselor who has never been in love… A missing beauty queen with an oversized ego… A hunter crippled by his own ambition…Settlers on their way to a new home in the Rockies in 1848… A jeweler’s obsession… A hero-tuber and a mystery man trapped in a haunted house… Infatuation and ego aboard a space ship bound for a new world… Curses, plants, and shapeshifters in a South American garden… A gamers’ quest with unconventional challenges… A castle and a beast being strangled by roses –and a curse… A princess’ problematic seventeenth birthday and the curses surrounding it… And a castle besieged by ice and basilisks!
What do all these things have in common? They are all variations on the Beauty and the Beast retelling. Fall in love with an old fairy tale in a whole new way as you enter their worlds and find enchantment!
Available in print and ebook.
A burst of inspiration drives a baker to build a tower—without a door. But it proves to be the perfect dwelling for a certain old woman. The question is –Why?
A tower can be a safe place, especially during a zombie apocalypse. But what do you do when your safe place becomes a prison?
When communications between two castles have been cut off, a maiden must ride to rescue her friend from an evil … realtor?
We all know the tale of Rapunzel and her hair growth problem, but what if her hair grew – everywhere? When the moon was full and bright? Yes, we have a werewolf in our midst!
Chemical warfare is a sad fact of our modern life, but what if scientists learned to modify people to give them supernatural abilities? Like telekinesis? Or maybe tentacle hair?
On a spaceship far away, a young woman lives alone in a different kind of tower. One day, her songs reach a fellow traveler…
These are but a few of the stories you are about to dive into! The sixteen stories within these pages will take you to the realms of the fairies, to desert lands far away, to war-torn places where weary characters just try to survive, to forests, to windswept seascapes, to London and New York City, and into the far reaches of the galaxy. Explore the realms with us!