Quiet Haunts and Other Stories

Quiet Haunts and Other Stories

Kristopher Reisz

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Young Adult

Four haunting short stories by urban fantasy author Kristopher Reisz, illustrated by Constance Brewer.(New Adult Paranormal Romance - A Succubus Kiss Prequel Novella)With one kiss, everything will change...When a mysterious letter arrives from her estranged mother, twenty-one year old Kenna Blake and her best friend, Bree, are prompted to take a trip to New Orleans at her mother’s expense. Cryptic messages, a hot tour guide, some Halloween fun, and a sudden new ability Kenna can't seem to explain are just the beginning of this weekend-trip and the start of her life being forever altered. Will the new world Kenna’s eyes have unwillingly been opened to in the mystifying Crescent City crumble her reality?
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The Pilgrims of Parthen

The Pilgrims of Parthen

Kristopher Reisz

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Young Adult

What happens when a strange mushroom begins to appear, allowing people across the world to dream the same dream?An assassin bent on vengeance begins carrying out his own personal crusade against Islamic imams, leaving a gold crucifix as his calling card. The assassin begins his killing spree overseas in Egypt, demanding the attention of Inspector Malik Sharif of Interpol. It doesn't take long for the Christian assassin to kill on US soil, and FBI Agents John Knox and Beth White are assigned the case. Can a worldly Muslim inspector cooperate with a downhome southern Christian FBI agent to capture the assassin? Can investigators pursue the killer while competing with the media and the moniker they assign to the killer in question...the Jesus Assassin? Once the assassin begins posing more problems for investigators, he also draws the attention of the people for which he unofficially works. Despite numerous resources at his disposal, the clandestine group sends someone else after the assassin, and the story turns into a race to see who catches the assassin first, if anyone.Before it's all said and done, what lies in store for the assassin? The investigators? Others who want to stop the elusive killer? Find out in this action packed story that although doesn't condone the behavior of the main killer, it very well may have you pulling for him before the book ends. But there's a lot more to this story than just violence and vengeance. Despite the dark circumstances that seem to surround almost everyone in the book, there is hope to be found. What exactly is the source of that hope?
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The Blank Flag of Arthur Kerry

The Blank Flag of Arthur Kerry

Kristopher Reisz

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Young Adult

A sailor finds himself caught in the war between the North and the South, as well as between ageless superstition and mad science.Angus wakes up one day with a problem, a very BIG problem: his memory is gone. He doesn't know who he is or what he does. Voltari tells him he is his apprentice, but Angus knows nothing about magic. Still, Voltari is a Master Wizard, so he would know, wouldn't he? Voltari knows other things about him, too, but he isn't talking. Then, just as Angus begins to come to terms with his situation, everything changes....
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Unleashed

Unleashed

Kristopher Reisz

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Young Adult

What lies beneathDaniel Morning seems perfect -- handsome, charismatic, intelligent. But living up to everyone's expectations has cost him the right to make his own decisions. The urge to shatter those expectations is beginning to gnaw at his insides. Then Daniel meets Misty. She's smoky, rebellious, tender...and much more. She decides to let him into her pack of outcasts -- and in on their little secret: She and her friends have learned to shapeshift, and have been prowling the night as wolves. Daniel soon falls in love with the primal sensation of shifting, just as he's falling in love with Misty. The freedom to follow his most basic instincts is like nothing he's ever felt. But Daniel will slowly come to realize that such freedom comes at a price....
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The Drowned Forest

The Drowned Forest

Kristopher Reisz

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Young Adult

Holly and Jane have jumped off the bluff over their Alabama reservoir hundreds of times. But one day, Holly's jump goes wrong. Her body never comes up, but something else does—a sad creature of mud, full of confusion and sorrow. Jane knows it's Holly, somehow, trapped and mixed up with the river. But Holly doesn't know she’s dead, and that anything she touches will die, too...even those she loves the most. Meanwhile, Jane's family doesn't believe what she knows about Holly. They are threatening to place Jane in a mental institution, and her pastor thinks she is crossing over into the Devil's playground. In spite of her community's doubts, Jane can tell it's Holly, and she has to put her to rest.
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