Bio: Vicki McElfresh works as a computer technician. Her work has appeared in Dragonlaugh, Vision and The Mid-Rivers Review. Her short story, "Silent No More" won second place in the Liar's Ink writing competition.
Kevin Stohler survived a violent and abusive relationship but escaped with a damaged psyche. Connor McCann walks into his life like a living dream. Kevin can't believe Connor is interested, but he agrees to a date. Connor proves to be patient, kind and truly interested. Before they can enjoy life together, something has to be done about Kevin's ex, Josh Harding. Josh has stalked Kevin for three years, and the stalking escalates as Kevin's feelings for Connor grow. Kevin fears that loving Connor ... more info>>
CONDEMNED TO HELL, COULD HE FIND THE "BACKDOOR TO HEAVEN" A man is judged by his heart and morals, or so William H. Bonney always believed. Sure he killed people, but only to avenge murdered friends or to preserve his own life--never for gain or cruelty. As he stands outside heaven's gates, he learns that his actions also mattered, and Billy the Kid lived a life of violence and those actions condemn him to the depths and darkness of hell. Tormented in hell, Billy hears a rumor of a backdoor into... more info>>
The past stalks Cree Lin in dreams of fire, pain and power he cannot control, but he doesn't remember the events that left him scarred and shamed. He knows his out of control magic left a village in ruins. He knows people died, but he remembers nothing except fire and pain. He's forsworn all magic, except his gift with animals. He returns to the village he destroyed, hoping to recover the memories he's lost and somehow make restitution for his sins. In the village he meets Benjamin, a blacksmith... more info>>