The Spiritual Man by W. Lamar Flatt
Johnny Master is a young, handsome country singer-songwriter who leaves his family behind in West Virginia, moves to Nashville, and stakes everything on a career in the music industry. Upon his move to Nashville, he is taken in by a tavern owner, Maude, who believes in him from the moment he walks into her club. Johnny's career takes off, and as it does, the temptations that so often accompany success in the music industry come with it.
Johnny's life descends into a maelstrom of licentiousness and debauchery... Click here for more.
Falling Sky by James Patrick Riser
Following a devastating world war, the surface of the planet has been covered in a substance called Dust, a weapon that can break down the physical make up of entire cities, reducing them to rubble and preventing citizens from rebuilding their lost metropolises for several years. In order to survive, humanity has taken refuge in crowded, underground cities.
Ian Blum is a 15 year old boy living in one such city. His crippling social anxiety confines him to a solitary life at home... Click here for more.
- Terri Talley Venters, author of Carbon Copy and The Return of Copper Cauldron offers a free short story at Four Strong Women.
- Carmen Stefanescu, author of Shadows of the Past, has been interviewed at Porsepine Craving Books.
- John Nelson, author of Against Nature, has been interviewed at Morgan Bailey's website.