Amanda is a small town girl. She was born and raised in Skidway Lake, Michigan. She still lives in the home she grew up in though her parents have been dead now for five years. She has been miserable with her mundane life for some time and wants adventure, excitement. But more than anything she wants love–a new life out of this small town. And though, her mother had warned her to be careful what she wished for; she wouldn’t realize the strength of that warning until she finds the body in the woods by her home.
Amanda’s whole life is about to be turned upside down when she finds a body of a young woman. However, the body is not the only one that will turn her and this small town upside down. The sheriff, Sheriff Hugely, finds more dead bodies and the town is sent into a panic. The disturbing and gruesome deaths generate fear and that disturbingly settles in the heart of the whole town–let the nightmare begin.
To make things more profound, Amanda is in a car accident, which takes her best friends life. She begins to believe a dark man is responsible for her friend’s life—at least, she believes it was a man. She begins to see a dark stranger pop up here and there and, for a period of time, she thinks she is losing her mind.
Her life has suddenly been spun out of control resembling the horror stories and movies she loves so much. Her dark stranger has to be a figment of her imagination, right? However, that theory is short lives when she finds out who he truly is.
Her humdrum life will never be the same and neither will the lives of those in the small town. Who knew all her dark tales and horror movies would come to life and become a part of her life. Amanda is whisk away on a dark adventure she will never be able to leave but is a tragedy or a blessing. Become enthralled in the mystery and darkness, as Amanda is absorbed in a world she once believe to be only fantasy. What secrets lay in wait for her and will she be able to handle her new reality.
N.A. Shoemaker was born in 1989 in Allentown Pennsylvania, and raised in Macungie Pennsylvania. He has been crafting stories since around the age of ten. Since the discovery of two large brain cysts he has vowed to speak through his stories, art, and music to children and adults alike, empowering them to yearn for something more in life. He is the Amazon Bestselling, multi-genre fiction author of the Nightmares in the Dark series for teens/young adults, author & illustrator of “The Magic Gem” (children’s book), “Inhibitions” (18+ romance), and his newest book “The Many Adventures of Mason: The Hyper-Nap Collection.” He is also working on 2 novels with other authors, and a YA short story.
Ryan Jacobs and his sister Riley never get along, he’s almost in high school, and to top it all off, he can’t stop having a horrific recurring nightmare.
When his family takes an unexpected vacation, his dream becomes a little TOO real for his liking.
Can you handle his Nightmares in the Dark?
She is Izeria’Ahzul, the long-lost daughter of my king. She was raised away from our people and knows nothing of her heritage. Our kind are a myth to her. She doesn’t believe we exist and there’s no way she’ll believe she’s one of us.
I am Shun’Uhl, the soldier ordered to return her to my king’s side so she can marry a royal and produce an heir to save our people. To get her to trust me, I shed my beastly form and took on the form of someone she knows. I chose unwisely. The form I’ve selected is a male she despises.
The more time I spend with her, the more she comes to like me. And though I’ve tried to resist, I find myself falling for her also. Her feelings for me will change once she learns of my deception and sees how I really look. Part of me wants to complete my mission and return her to her father. Another part of me wants to remain in this form forever and spend my life with Izeria.
I have a choice to make: be honest with the woman I love and risk losing her, or lie to her for the rest of our lives. Unfortunately, the choice is made for me when we come under attack and I have to release my beast to protect her.
Now it is she who has to make a choice: Me and my beast or a kingdom?
Volume 1: Warrior Queen of Ha-Ran-Fel: A teen-aged girl watches her parents’ murder as her world crumbles around her. Consigned to slavery under a tyrannical task master she feels stripped of all hope–until making a daring escape. With just a step separating her from death, she endures maelstroms, near starvation, and a dangerous crossing of the Ashgard River before reaching the land of the Horse Lords, only to meet with suspicion and contempt. Can she muster the mettle to prove her worth, save her world, and become the Warrior Queen of Ha-Ran-Fel?
Volume 2: A Dark Moon Rises: When handsome, dark-haired farmer Eldor Rand steps into Melinda’s life she thinks she has realized her fondest dream. But once the vows are spoken, his demeanor takes a dark turn, plunging Melinda into a desperate fight for her life.
Volume 3: Castle of Blood: High in the Mystic Mountains, a shining new castle stands between the rocky spires of a menacing peak. Within lurks an ancient evil that cannot be killed. . .
Deven discovers a new crystal which, combined with cristobalite, unlocks the portal between Local and Universal time, offering the potential Creena has been looking for to reunite the family at last. There’s one problem, however. Teleporting results in the correct location but the arrival time seems to be random, which has risky implications. Before she can unravel the mystery, however, Integrator commandos find their underground hideout, forcing a harrowing escape loaded with unexpected consequences. Believing they’re permanently lost, the dark and lonely days that follow change Dirck forever as fate plays out a hand dealt on Earth years before, ultimately revealing the crystals’ incredible secret.
Onboard the Bezarna Express, Laren’s efforts to exploit the ship’s dirty little secret backfire, putting him more at risk than ever before, his survival dependent on ground intervention. Little does he know that the solution has been with him all along, quietly lurking in a device that operates strictly on the principle “If you don’t ask, you don’t get.” Meanwhile, Augustus Troy, Laren’s long-time nemesis, gains more power than ever before coupled with being armed with a weapon capable of wiping out anyone opposed to his despotic goals.
Do the Brightstars have what it takes to survive much less prevail at their final confrontation with the Integrator and his evil proponents? Or will the family’s longed-for reunion take place in another dimension of time and space? Find out in this suspense-laden conclusion to the Star Trails Tetralogy.
Dan Oleson has been chosen to serve as embassy security on Saras Station in the Consortium, but he will soon discover the dangers are of a different type then he’s expecting.
Rumors are swirling about an asteroid or some other large body colliding with the earth. Would the Consortium allow such a thing to happen? More importantly, it seems the rumor may have started on Shin Station, of all places. Can Dan find the answer to this riddle?
Less than a year ago, they arrived over earth’s sky. They call themselves the Galactic Consortium and they are human, or at least, simian — from the same genetic line as humans. They claim to have terraformed this planet centuries ago to serve as a base for their exploration of this galaxy. What happened to the settlers, why none of us remember this, remains a mystery.
For America the concerns are more immediate. Will the Consortium accept our independence?
Shoshone Station is the first joint enterprise, a solar power, space station parked in geostationary orbit over Denver, Colorado. It’s been “gifted” to America, but as Sherman Lannister takes command he wonders just how much control the new American crew will really have. After all, what do they know about running a space station?
For Sophia, a homeless transgender youth from Denver, and many like her the station is a second chance at a new life. But what will she do living amongst the stars?
Those days of running and hiding and seeking refugee status were over and the people once again happy and the GDP of the country showing steady growth when the trouble hits. Once again, like the grinding days of mayhem and destruction, the Ebola Virus became the new horror and preying on people mercilessly.
Faced with this situation, grandma Alu struggles to control her grandson whose single mother is doing everything possible to take care of the both of them.