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The party scene at The Royal, downtown Vancouver, BC is exciting and chic, as they host the annual Wicked City Halloween Fetish party. The costumes are themed in fetish, bondage, burlesque, and drag, and the event is truly a risqué mélange of sex, sin, and vice. Manson and Zoey, two Goth socialites, hook up and get acquainted with the ravishing Stephanie Dascălu, a wealthy jetsetter and the star of the show. She invites them back to her mansion, aptly named the Château de Dascălu, rumored by the locals to be haunted. They are introduced to Crandall, a handsome rogue, Stephanie’s guest and boy toy, and then they indulge in an orgy, full of pleasure and pain, and blackout afterward from drinks laced with Rohypnol. Upon awakening, they discover deep bite marks on their necks. Stephanie regretfully admits that she has done something terribly selfish. . . .

Abandoned by Stephanie for several weeks, the ménage à trois of Goths and rogue leave the mansion and ride away in a black 1975 Monte Carlo hotrod, under the cover of darkness. They are pursued by Adrian Burgendorv, a paranormal investigator, who is driving an old Chevy van. They learn from the news on TV and the radio that the police are searching for them for questioning about a series of murders downtown, possibly related to the disappearance of Stephanie Dascălu. They flee the city to evade the PI and the law, crossing the border into the United States, moving south to their destination in Hollywood, California where they plan to blend in with the freaks, fiends, and nightlife in Los Angeles. All the while, filled with an insatiable hunger, a longing, a craving for something . . . a lust for the life source that courses through the veins of all living things . . .

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A vampire novel that is full of sex and violence and shows the duality of the mythical creatures, beautiful and frightening . . . they will make love to you and then eat you. It is their nature, after all. Available at Amazon and other fine retailers—publication date: June 9, 2020.

ISBN 978-0-9824312-4-5 (print)
ISBN 978-0-9824312-3-8 (Kindle – mobi)
ISBN 978-0-9824312-7-6 (epub)

In Wrath and Fire: 30 Dark Tales

In Wrath and Fire: 30 Dark Tales is the latest collection of short stories from author Emmanuel Paige. This is an exceptional collection of short stories, now available at Amazon and other fine retailers. Purchase your copy today and prepare to read 30 dark and suspense filled tales that are sure to delight, thrill, and terrify. If you like stories written by Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, Dean Koontz, or Clive Barker, then you should take a look now.

Follow the links below to learn more and purchase a copy today . . .

“In Wrath and Fire,” the title story of this collection, is a tale about Ivan Moorhead, a sometime writer of suspense stories and self-published novels, who longs to be rid of his ungrateful wife and live a solitary existence with a successful writing career—when he gets his wish, he finds out it never goes quite as planned. “A Clean Slate,” is the story of Carl Smith, a man on a witness relocation program who is abruptly confronted by a group of town hoods who have no idea the trouble they will conjure up when they discover Carl’s history and nasty reputation. “I Am a Voodoo Zombie” is the story of Derek Morton, a mild-mannered library custodian, who complains one too many times about his noisy neighbor and gets cursed by a Voodoo spell. In “The Redemption of Annabelle Hartman,” retribution comes quickly to two bumbling, petty crooks who bribe an elderly widow and threaten her legacy. “The Recital” is the story of Sonya Emshwiller, a blind woman, who plays the piano during a recital on her eighteenth birthday and escapes captivity to end up in the arms of her one true love, amidst an act of revenge so foul it defies comprehension. “Toadstools,” is the story of Richie Stanton, a bookstore proprietor, who discovers exotic toadstool that thrive on human flesh, propagated through pernicious spores hibernating in the pages of old books. In “The Lavatory Haunt,” Spencer Hawkins, an attorney, meets his fate at the hands of a psychotic troll who resides in the basement of the high-rise building. “To Kill a Spider,” is the tragic story of Travis McGee, a cable installer, who finds out that superstition is real, spiders can be wicked and intrusive, and sometimes it is better to believe than ignore the myths, because it could be a matter of life and death.

This book contains thirty dark tales of terror that examine the existence of superstition, zombies, ghosts, trolls, demons, psychopaths and madness, murderers, lovers, and haters. These stories delve deeply into themes of wickedness and wrath, everlasting fire, rage and hatred, horror and dread, death and murder, eternal love and sweet revenge. Shocking and riveting, these dark and frightening tales come directly from the mind of Emmanuel Paige . . . a place where nightmares are born—and can be found only In Wrath and Fire.

The 30 Stories Inside:

The Swing in the Weeping Willow
The Redemption of Annabelle Hartman
The Recital
Always Keep Your Powder Dry
The Strange Encounter
A Clean Slate
The Other Side of the Door
A Bad Day for Snipes
The Crow’s Nest
Underneath the Bridge
To Kill a Spider
B is for Bully
Toadstools
Dumb and Lucky
In Wrath and Fire
The Hairpin Curve
The Lavatory Haunt
Fireweed
Bring Back Your Dead
The Woodland Trail
Bag Lady
What Keeps You Alive
The Highline
Sasquatch Hunters Inc.
The Halloween Tableau
Turn Me Off, Dead Man
Road Rage Revenge
I Am a Voodoo Zombie
The Cult of the Elder Race
Uncle Melvin’s Jacket

The Black Hound and Other Stories

The Black Hound and Other Stories contains thirteen sinister stories that are sure to get under your skin and leave you with a delightful sense of foreboding. These thirteen stories will surely keep you entertained, perhaps a bit disturbed, and certainly satisfied in the end.

The 13 Stories Inside:

The Black Hound — A black dog runs out in the road in a near miss hit and run and brings to light a brutal crime of passion.

Hilljacks — Three friends go on an afternoon fishing trip and find they have trespassed into a deadly situation.

A Fugative’s Hideout — A bank robbing duo pulls a heist and think they have escaped only to find they have run directly into the realm of madness.

The Dead Horse Saloon — After a deadly automobile accident, the sole survivor staggers into a seedy bar with sultry exotic dancers, a motley throng of patrons, and watered down beer.

The Angel’s Ballad (A Novella) — Lucas Kirby, a high school student, finds a guitar at a yard sale that, when played with a special song, “The Angel’s Ballad,” summons a beautiful but merciless admirer who longs to be loved.

The Green Glass Eye — During a vacation to the Pacific Coast a man learns of a terrifying history surrounding the hotel where he and his wife are staying.

A Case of Mistaken Identity — Mistaken identity leads to a misfortune at a convenience store.

The Ultimate Masterpiece — An author struggles against writer’s block and eventually creates his ultimate masterpiece.

Revenge is a Dish Best Served With a Cold Beer — An overworked employee takes out his angst on his boss and the coworkers then takes an early lunch.

The Old Man and the Dancing Bees — An old man discovers a bee’s nest in an abandoned building and is forever changed by the strange insects residing within.

Pyromance — A pyromaniac falls head over heels for a dark, mysterious woman and meets his fate.

Scared Crow — A crow with the ability to speak, warns of an impending disaster.

The Cursed Stone — Some college kids go out to a cemetery in the woods late one night in search of a ghostly legend.

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