A dud bomb. An incompetent bomb maker. No obvious target. No obvious motive. So why, many years later, is newly-retired Eric Handle obsessed by the case? And he is obsessed, but not by the attempt itself. It was what happened immediately after: a subtle but clear warning to back off. With only the help of his fellow residents at the retirement village, Eric Handle has decided to restart the investigation.
Emma Rose Johnston is a brilliant, beautiful and impetuous teenager who has never known what it is to face serious failure. Eighteen-year-old Jesse Anderson has had a lifetime of challenges and emotional pain. Their love for each other is soul-deep, but circumstances tear them apart. Now, years later, they are forced to decide if reconciliation and forgiveness are possible.
One day Emma Morgan is living an ordinary, uneventful life. The next, she finds herself alone, facing grief, loss, betrayal, and threats from an unknown source. She dreams she is dancing in the dark on the edge of a cliff—will she have the courage to rescue herself, or will she fall into the abyss?
Everything we do has consequences, some good, some bad. Hilton followed his instincts into a tragic situation. The immediate consequences seemed benign but nature extracts a price even if society does not. This novel is about the consequences of his actions on him and the people he loves.
Self Employed and other Short Stories by JOHN OUTRAM...
Devastated when her husband leaves taking all their money and furnishings, Bernice pulls herself together, meets Louise, an airline employee, with a part time business. Bernice falls in love with Louise and they join together as self-employed call-in sex providers…in SELF EMPLOYED..
When Cassandra Elisabeth Devereaux, an enchantress from a long-forgotten era, made it to Toronto, she thought the hard part of her quest was over. She had a plan: get in, kill her nemesis, get out (okay, and maybe enslave a man or several dozen along the way). But there was one pesky thing she needed to accomplish before she could do away with her somewhat less than sane rival, the sorceress Selene: raise an ancient demon from the very depths of hell. And that was proving eternally more difficult than she could have ever imagined.
A quest for the Lost Bride, the Feminine Divine, the Eternal Woman and the Mother Goddess, through Art, Science and Religion, through Renaissance, Alchemy and Resurrection, unlocking mysteries of folklore, revealing a story of Love and Faith; of our Wasteland returning at last to Fertility.
NEW EDITION Everything has an end, even the future. Hobart Hobshott, distinguished professor of astronomy, once had a vision of the future, but as he grew older he saw that the vision would never come true. What he didn't foresee was that he would be the cause.
After a nightmarish dream, a father travels through fire and time, magically propelled into the body of a pre-World War Two Danish child. The Sacred Ash: A Modern Myth in Three Seasons is a tale of one family's struggle to overcome myths, drugs, murders, and wars; and their fate rests with a child born ninety years earlier.
is the story of Brian Bradley and his trek north to a life of peace, love and hippies in the downtown core of Toronto during the late nineteen-sixties. Throughout the tale, he is accompanied by a strange little voice in his head, known to him only as 'brain'