Table of Contents
Short Fiction Summaries
In Alphabetical Order
Asil and the Not-Date
The dates continue for Asil…and so does the drama!
Mining towns are rough and human life is cheap. In the turn-of-the-century Butte Montana, a young man, turned to a vampire, struggles with his nature and eventually finds a measure of redemption in an unlikely place.
A vampire buys the home where she lived with her husband, which has fallen into disrepair. She begins remodeling the place, only to find that old and beloved ghosts still linger.
A wealthy recluse is haunted by a terrible ghost, and asks Mercy for help. What could possibly go wrong?
In Red, with Pearls
Warren is a werewolf, and a private detective. This is a noir-flavored story about some truly terrible neighbors and why you should always treat a werewolf nicely.
Ben's got a quick temper, and a quicker tongue. He's also made a bet that he can stop swearing for a week, and it just might change his life.
Roses in Winter
A young girl survives a werewolf attack, and is transformed into a werewolf. When she wasn't able to control the wolf, she was moved to Bran's pack. The law is absolute: if a werewolf cannot learn to control the wolf, they must be destroyed for the safety of all. With hope fading, Asil intervenes.
White witches are rare, and seldom as powerful as their morally-compromised counterparts. In this story, a blind witch teams up with a werewolf on a mission.
This is probably the only depressing story I've ever written, and it was a hard story to write. This covers how Bran and Samuel were first made into werewolves, and how Samuel first fell in love with the Ariana. Of course, as we learned in Silver Borne, things have to take a tragic turn.
The Star of David
Being a werewolf can wreck havoc on family relations. This is a story of how murder and deception can bring a family together . . .
Someone has issued a challenge to Asil — he must complete five blind dates that have been set up by an unknown pack member.