Short Stories & More

The Jonmarc Vahanian Adventures

Soldier. Fight slave. Smuggler. Warrior. Brigand lord.  If you’ve met Jonmarc Vahanian in the Chronicles of the Necromancer and Fallen Kings Cycle books, you don’t really know him until you take his journey.

The Deadly Curiosities Adventures

This series of adventures spans over 500 years, from the 1500s to modern day as a small cabal of vampires and their human helpers battle supernatural enemies to find and destroy dangerous magical items and keep the world safe from dark forces.

The Storm and Fury Adventures

by Gail Z. Martin & Larry N. Martin Steampunk short stories set in the world of Iron & Blood: A Jake Desmet Adventure. New Pittsburgh, 1898 – a crucible of invention and intrigue. Born from the ashes of devastating fire, flood and earthquake, the city is ruled by the shadow government of The Oligarchy. In the swarming streets, people of a hundred nations drudge to feed the engines of progress. The Department of Supernatural Investigation was set up to take […]


Joe Mack, Book 1 A novella from the Shadow Council Archives When you ask a god for favors, be careful what you wish for. You just might get it. Josef Magarac was a brave man, a strong man, a hard-working immigrant who only wanted a better life for his family. Instead he got a bloodbath. From the bloody steel mill strikes of Pennsylvania rose a true man of steel, a steelworker transformed into something more by the power of the […]

Wasteland Marshals

Wasteland Marshals #1 (Novella) The world ended. Then things got tough. Shane Collins and Lucas Maddox were US Marshals before. Before the world ended. Before civilization crumbled. Before Shane developed strange powers. Before there were monsters. Now they’re still Marshals, but they ride through the wreckage of what once was the United States, helping the ragged groups of survivors they find survive against the challenges of a world gone insane, and the people who still want to exploit others. Because […]


Experience the worlds of the varied anthologies where our stories have been part of the collection.  If you’ve already read one of our stories, you’re likely to enjoy other stories on the same theme. And if you haven’t read that particular short story, there’s a new adventure waiting for you! Scroll down for older Anthologies not listed on the Menu.  

Spells, Salt, & Steel

A New Templar Knights Novella Series Loosely connected to John G. Hartness’s Bubba the Monster Hunter series. Spells, Salt, & Steel is a new series of short novels, similar to BookShots. They are the first line of defense against the things that go bump in the night. They are the keepers of a centuries-old legacy of The Church defending the world against the forces of darkness. They are a bunch of highly armed rednecks, internet video celebrities, soccer moms, and […]