Somewhere beyond the veil of human perception lies a darkened plane where evil things reside. Weaving their horrifying visions, they pull the strings on our lives and lure us into a comfortable reality. But it’s all just a web of lies...
This book is their instruction manual. And it’s only the beginning...
DARK VISIONS: A COLLECTION OF MODERN HORROR - Volume One includes thirteen disturbing tales of dread from some of the most visionary minds writing horror, SciFi and speculative fiction today. DARK VISIONS uncovers the truth behind our own misguided concepts of reality.FEATURING:
MISTER POCKETS: A PINE DEEP STORY by Jonathan Maberry - Pine Deep is a typical small town, but one with a dark and troubled past. For young Lefty Horrigan, it’s just another ordinary day until there's a mysterious murder and he comes face-to-face with horror. Has The Trouble returned to “the most haunted town in America?”
COLLAGE by Jay Caselberg - What would you do if you lost your one true love? Many of us will be faced with that question. Unless we're the one lucky enough to get out first. Love hurts. But why this much?
THE WEIGHT OF PARADISE by Jeff Hemenway - For years, humans have yearned for life without pain. For Alfie this means fighting the leukemia that’s killing him, while hoping for a cure. But sometimes it’s important to be careful for what we ask.
THREE MINUTES by Sarah L. Johnson - Orphaned John doesn’t have a future. Awakened each night by the same horrifying nightmare, he takes to late-night swims in order to avoid the Dream Eater that plagues his sleep.
SECOND OPINION by Ray Garton - Author Greg hasn’t had a bestseller in years. But he believes he has just the right story to revive his career. In need of a fresh set of eyes, he shares it with a friend who offers him a bit more than a second opinion.
THE LAST ICE CREAM KISS by Jason S. Ridler - The mind of a disturbed child is filled with dark and dangerous hallways. There are passages that shouldn't be walked, doors better left unopened and rooms whose secrets are best never revealed.
SCRAP by David A. Riley - Childhood should be a time for innocent days spent playing in the sun. But for two abused brothers coming to grips with life on their new English estate, an adventure opens the door into a world of evil and sets in motion a chain of events from which there seems no escape.
WHAT DO YOU NEED? by Milo James Fowler - John wakes up in a motel room in the 1970s. But the problem is, it’s not the ‘70s. What is he doing here? How long has he been here? And whose is the terrifying voice on the phone?
THE TROLL by Jonathan Balog - Summer's over and the school year has begun. Marty's life will once again be filled with the drudgery of bullies and homework, until he hears a voice from beneath a bridge. Once he meets the troll, life becomes a lot more interesting.
DELICATE SPACES by Brian Fatah Steele - There are places the world over where the veil between the living and the dead is paper thin. It’s only when the dead choose to step through that it's a problem.
RAINING STONES by Sean Logan - A series of gruesome murders plagues San Francisco while memories of an absent father point an alcoholic reporter in a direction he may not want. Are Lonnie’s dreams mere hallucinations, or will they lead him down the path into a dark world of religious fanaticism?
SHOW ME by John F.D. Taff - There's something wrong with Joe, and everyone knows it. But that doesn’t mean this college junior is off limits when it comes to trying to get into his pants. Beware, once you know Joe, you won't be the same again.
THANATOS PARK by Charles Austin Muir - Horrors exist beyond human perception. We sometimes hear them in the drone of a world humming along. Or we stumble upon them in the dark, unable to grasp the magnitude or our reality.