BEFORE I LIVE FOREVER
When military pilot and astronaut Gaia Winters suffers a paralyzing aerospace accident, the government decides to make her the first recipient of her husband Dr. Roman Winter's experimental biomechatronic prosthesis. Her head is transplanted onto the mechanical body before she regains consciousness, despite the fact that she is seven months pregnant. Now Gaia must learn how to be cyborg, mother, and military war toy, and her husband must decide if she is still human enough to love.
BORN UNDER THE VEIL
Philip Greaves stands up to the dark spirits that haunt his family's home in North Fen but comes away scarred and consumed by a supernatural cold. His brother Jason sleeps through the demonic attacks, and can't live down the guilt of his inability to fight for their family's safety. It's only when the attacks start to threaten their lives that Jason can finally own his part in the curse and fight back.
Published in the anthology Shatter Your Image, an anthology of stories that "invite us all to stop changing for others, shatter our image and realize our beauty. All proceeds from this anthology benefit Realize Your Beauty, a non-profit that promotes positive body image to children & adolescents by way of theatre arts."
In 1918, Clara awakens from an influenza fever only to find herself trapped in the dark of a coffin. She fights her way out, but her family will have to return to the mausoleum in order to discover that she is still alive.
At his sister's funeral, Tomás reaches in the pocket of his nicest suit to find a note suggesting that her death was not what it seemed.
Coming-of-age for this narrator means losing faith, until she has a direct experience with God in a café.
THE WATER IN WING 7
In a desperate search for a source of potable water, seventeen-year-old Levi and his younger brother volunteer themselves to a water research facility where kids are dying daily as a result of water filtration and purification experiments. When they discover that their wing is the control wing receiving unaffected water, the boys try to distribute "pure" to the other kids before death or disappearance catches up with them.