The Planner 9/11

     by Roberta E. Howard / Fantasy / Actions & Adventure
The Planner 9/11

An alternative account of 9/11 attack against the World Trade Center and Pentagon based on the premise "What if the CIA planned the 9/11 Attacks" using an action novel format. (2016 Edition).The Planner was the ideal candidate for the job: tough and emotionless and experienced in other difficult jobs for the CIA. He was the most suitable person to control the CIA's Big Event to save America from impending crisis. The need for secrecy had caused problems for the operation. The teams were working in separate Need-To-Know compartments, the program was overspending and out of control. Planner's job was to bring it all together and make sure it met all of the objectives. When the planning for the operation moved from Washington to New York, a chance meeting with Katherine opened up a new perspective on the wheels and deals on Wall Street. When Planner discovers just how many layers there were to the conspiracy, he finds himself stuck on a one way trip to hell.
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    The Bull Dog Breed Retrained

     by Roberta E. Howard / Humor / Actions & Adventure
The Bull Dog Breed Retrained

A Sailor Stef Costigyn story.Stef is not too popular with the Old Woman of the Sea Boy, so she goes ashore and takes her also in trouble bulldog Mika with her. When a Frenchwoman sinks the boot into Mika, well, a woman who doesn’t stick up for her dog is the lowest of the low. Stef and Frances have to settle this with five ounce boxing gloves.A Gender Switch Adventure.When you were younger, did you ever think it would be cool to control an element? Despite what you thought, this was based off of fact. The Poweras are a different "Ethnic" group of people, hailing from the planet Powiera. This particular group of Poweras are on a journey to where? Los Angeles,California. There, they must save their friend. On the way, they meet a lovely duo of gentlemen who promise that they will be friends till their destination. Lies. They want simply to have them killed by none other than the most feared man in Powera history. In short, Aqua is an adventure story with a dash of romance, a modern twist on our childhood games.
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    Shadow Kingdoms Fallen

     by Roberta E. Howard / Fantasy / Science Fiction
Shadow Kingdoms Fallen

A Kell the Barbarian story. Any resemblance to Robert E. Howard's Kull is completely intentional. Kell, Queen of Valusia must defeat a plot by an ancient race of serpent-women and their priestesses. It is a good thing she has Brula, the stalwart spear slayer to guard her back when she goes berserk! A Gender Switch Adventure.He had two problems: a broken leg and terminal boredom. The long days and nights alone in his flat after an accident lead an incapactitated young student to renounce his aversion to the internet and take his first tentative steps into the world wide web.Before long, he finds himself entering a new kind of social network: an online self-help community called simply 'The Room'. The experience of eavesdropping on the lives of others quickly becomes addictive, and the members of The Room seem welcoming enough.But then something changes: a man called Bryan confesses to a murder. It could be a fantasy, or a sick joke, but it's not. And the terror doesn't stay online for long... The Room is a tale of murder in the age of social networking. A dark psychological thriller of curiosity and killing that has been called a Rear Window for the Facebook generation.Short story length: 4000 words approx.Also includes as a bonus feature the first chapter of Gavin Bell's full-length thriller: Halfway to Hell.
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    Worms of the Earth Reburied

     by Roberta E. Howard / Fantasy / Horror
Worms of the Earth Reburied

A Bryn Mak Morn story.Bryn Mak Morn, under an alias, is forced to watch one of her countrywomen crucified. The Roman consul taunts her during the execution, and barbarian Pict queen Bryn swears dark revenge, enough to horrify her fellows. She seeks a Door into the underworld, so she can make Titia Sulla suffer, by the arts of R’lyeh and the Ring of Dagon.A Gender Switch Adventure.It is January, 1943, in Tunisia during World War 2. Captain Drew Matthews is sent on a mission behind enemy lines to secure vital information. He is ambushed but is able to escape. Joining a group of American soldiers, led by Corporal Dane Shaw, refugees from the recent battle, they make their way across the desert to the city of Sfax, where Drew is to meet with the mysterious ‘Monsieur Gascoigne’. They stumble across a small group of Arabs and Germans guarding a halftrack filled with treasure looted from murdered Jews and rescue their prisoner, the beautiful Frenchwoman Angelique DuBois. While driving to Sfax, Dane shares his Christian faith with his companions while trying to avoid a group of Arab raiders. Dane relies on God to direct his life while proving himself a wise and outstanding commander with ferocious fighting skills. While Dane and his men fight off the Arab bandits, Drew and Angelique enter Sfax for their meeting only to be met with a number of very unwelcome surprises. Escaping by a series of fortunate circumstances, which leads them to believe that there may be something to Dane’s God, they return to camp only to run into more trouble. Zabronski, one of the American soldiers, filled with lust for the treasure and for Angelique, subverts the other soldiers, kidnaps Drew and Angelique and wounds Dane. Forcing Drew to reveal where the treasure is hidden, they are met by the Germans and Arab bandits who have joined forces and tracked them down. Drew and Angelique are rescued by Dane, and in a wild night ride across the desert, pursued by vengeful Germans and Arabs, they attempt to reach the American lines before dawn. Will they make it, and will Angelique solve the dilemma of which man she loves and which god she will serve?
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    Solomyn Kane Relentless

     by Roberta E. Howard / Fantasy / Actions & Adventure
Solomyn Kane Relentless

The grim defender Soloymn Kane encounters the rogue swordswoman La Loup while saving a boy. Then again in darkest Africa, where witchcraft, giant women and monstrous apes await.How hard do you have to shake the family tree to find the truth about the past?Fifteen year-old Rae Kerrigan never really knew her family's history. Her mother and father died when she was young and it is only when she accepts a scholarship to the prestigious Guilder Boarding School in England that a mysterious family secret is revealed.Will the sins of the father be the sins of the daughter?As Rae struggles with new friends, a new school and a star-struck forbidden love, she must also face the ultimate challenge: receive a tattoo on her sixteenth birthday with specific powers that may bind her to an unspeakable darkness. It's up to Rae to undo the dark evil in her family's past and have a ray of hope for her future.
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    Jewels of Gwahlur, Reboxed

     by Roberta E. Howard / Fantasy / Actions & Adventure
Jewels of Gwahlur, Reboxed

A Conyn the Barbarian story. Any resemblance to Robert E. Howard's Conan is completely intentional. Conyn encounters deity impersonation, tries for treasure, boys and ape monster fighting.A Gender Switch Adventure.A continuation of Lightning Strikes, a free short story from Prism Book Group. Bonded by a harrowing cat rescue, Luke and Rachel are instant friends, but they can’t deny their attraction despite their business relationship. Rachel worries dating her boss is a bad idea, but soon the least of her worries. When two dead bodies are found in their apartment building, Luke is the main suspect. Has Rachel misjudged him?
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