Apollyon's Saint Land of Literature

      Zachary Koukol / Science Fiction / Thrillers & Crime
Apollyon's Saint Land of Literature

The eighth part in the series Apollyon's saint. The war with the god's is raging and Apollyon's legion is taking over earth. Gabriel escapes Apollyon in the grasps of death herself. While imprisoned by the angel of death Gabriel meets a schizophrenic writer, a mass murdering jester, and a serial killer. His curse from Apollyon sends him on a crash course through their horrific past.Part 2 of All the Days of John Mann. Continues the story that began in The Stolen Days of John Mann.Preacher John Mann is the only known survivor of exposure to the choke, the virus that has decimated humanity. As society struggles to survive and rebuild, Mann and his uncertain ally Gunner leave Keen in her brother's safekeeping while they continue on the trail of the missing boy David. Their road is full of treacherous turns that can only lead them into brutal conflict with a gang of Russian traffickers.While Doctor Russell's relentless pursuit of Mann brings her closer to her quarry, unseen, the Government's net draws ever tighter around them all.Suffering a crisis of faith, Mann is all too aware that his very existence puts all those he would hold close at risk.'His faith seemed to diminish by the mile the further he moved away from Keen, like fuel dripping out onto the road from a cracked tank.'When danger, betrayal and death are the common currency, John Mann's potential as a weapon or as the source of a vaccine is the ultimate prize that all would profit by but which he won't easily surrender.
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    Apollyon's Saint The Collection: Books One through Ten

      Zachary Koukol / Fantasy
Apollyon's Saint The Collection: Books One through Ten

Failing suicide, Apollyon tricked Gabriel into drinking from Sang Grail. Immortally ensnaring him to a war between gods. This book contains the first ten books in the Apollyon's Saint series. Its has, The Beginning, The Unraveling, Cain's Rage, Heaven's Abomination's, Nine Kingdoms, The Rebellion, Morrighan's Curse, Land of Literature, Suicidal Writers Society, and the Decendents of Salem.The third story in the Lost Forest series sees life in the forest carrying on much the same as ever – or perhaps not...Honey Elephants are a rare and special thing and the subject of unwritten history...they also have knees... But this is not the beginning of our story. If a story must have a beginning then this one begins in a tree...Long before tomorrow when today had not quite become yesterday and somewhere in-between lunch and dinner...two monkeys were sat in a tree... And that would have been that except...except there is an awlful lot more.The stork, for reasons the tree monkeys explain, went on holiday but he flew South instead of North and bumped into some jazz-loving badgers; while he was away, the tree monkeys set off to discover the Honey Elephant's honey yard. Then there are the Sisters of the Sacred Brethren, a group of flightless condors, headed toward the Lost Forest on a pilgrimage....and, completely separately, the Rajastan Dodo is now extinct... But to be fair, no one probably noticed...Eventually they all come together in a chaotic tale of...well...you'll need to read the story to discover just what happens...or doesn't or should have... But as the stork says, “it's a metaphor, isn't it...a fossilised snake, a giant inner tube...no...erm...hominy grits?..oh, a pole..?”“It is the one and the many at the same time...” replied Sister Dor of the Sisters of the Sacred Brethren.The sun began to tire and slip down to the horizon, trying as best it could to cast butterfly shadows on the sand dunes until...in the cooling evening air, it sneezed, lost its balance and fell below the horizon plunging everything into darkness...Oh and don't forget, it is probably a bad idea to feed the badgers honey...And remember, the Honey Elephant is a rare and special thing and the subject of unwritten history...probably just a myth then...
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    Apollyon's Saint Heavens Abominations

      Zachary Koukol / Fantasy / Romance & Love
Apollyon's Saint Heavens Abominations

The fouth part in the series Apollyon's Saint. Not alone, the Abomination's rejected by the heavens and lost to hell, join Cains forces. The stitched together soul named only in the bible as the concubine of Bethlehem. Named by Cain as heavens harlot, tortured by an entire village and cut to pieces by her lover. As well as the mighty king Abimelech, all seek to recruit Gabriel in destruction.Standing alone in this world, we face the important question of how singular we truly are. What unites us, and what divides us?Perhaps the answers lie in self-knowledge - or perhaps the way out is to place faith in objective reality.Who is it that grasps at straws - the scientist within you, or the poet within you?Which is more valuable in this world: Facts, personal truth - or faith in higher planes of existence?These ten poems (with some prose) explore what is, and perhaps always was and will be, the greatest dilemma of human existence.I find my own answers, but leave it to the reader to find their own.
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    Apollyon's Saint Descendants of Salem

      Zachary Koukol / Fantasy
Apollyon's Saint Descendants of Salem

The tenth part in the Apollyon's Saint series. The suicidal writers society continues to torment Gabriel as he tries to return to humanity. Upon his return, Gabriel finds himself imprisoned by Templars, and sent on a ship to the Vatican where he meets the descendants of Salem.Whether they are spirits of the departed or figments of an overactive imagination, ghosts are a staple in fiction. Storytellers have portrayed ghosts as scary, friendly, or annoying across many genres. Now, eight authors offer their own interpretations of ghosts through a collection of short stories that will appeal to fans of horror, fantasy, or young adult fiction.“Deathwatch” by Katie French - Teenage sisters Charlotte and Georgie stumble into a robbery, and their normal life gets flipped upside down. Worse, when the clerk kills one of the robbers, his face is covered in a supernatural swarm of bugs. Charlotte must be hallucinating. It's the only explanation for the terrible things she's seen. Everyone calls the clerk a hometown hero, but Charlotte's not so sure. Then a dead girl appears in her mirror with clues to the truth, and Charlotte learns there's more horror to this world than she ever expected.“Tides” by Sarah Dalton - Andrea wakes with sand on her feet. She is sleepwalking down to the sea every night, but remembers little more than a vague recollection of a boy who lives on the beach. With an absent father and a mother who would rather walk along the coast than look after her daughter, Andrea struggles to get by. She’s haunted, but from a memory, or a spirit?“Shadowspirit” by M.A. George - On a good day, Henta Mourngard is stalked by dreadspirits and netherphantoms, a living magnet for creatures of the afterlife. On a bad day, she finds herself communing with a demon of the underworld—worse yet, interrogating one—in a desperate attempt to track down the shadowspirit who has been her guide since infancy. Demons don’t take kindly to interrogation. And the search for a missing shadowspirit leads to places the living daren’t tread (lest they no longer qualify as living). ‘Tis unfortunate for Henta that today is not a “good day”. “The Little Girl” by Jamie Campbell - Sixteen-year-old Penny is moving house… again. Starting out in a small town, she is hopeful this time will be the last. As long as the little girl doesn’t follow her, she will be rid of her past hauntings. The only problem is, the little girl won’t let her go and now she is about to grow stronger than ever before.“The Ghost Below” by Ariele Sieling - White Rabbit gets sent to run cables in the bowels of the spaceship as a punishment. While working, she discovers that the ship's ghost might be more than he seems.“Slave Runner” by H.S. Stone - Malika and her sister are captured by slave traders but receive an unexpected gift of freedom when their captors encounter a deadly gathering of ghosts. The sisters escape to a nearby village, where they learn that the new sanctuary isn’t as safe as they thought it would be, and ghosts aren’t what they most need to fear.“Farewell Ohana (A Ghostly Mini-Wave)” by Sutton Shields - Maile Lahela is under attack by someone in the Kauai Camp for the Curiously Creepy. When she awakens one morning unable to see, her peculiar, yet loyal friends decide it’s time to escape the institution—something that’s never been done. But before they can leave, Maile has a mission of her own…one that could cost them their lives. Farewell Ohana is a short, fun-filled, emotional prequel to the events occurring in Overfalls, Wave Two of The Merworld Water Wars series by Sutton Shields.“Ghost Girl” by Susan Fodor - Zoey Saunders has her future mapped out, but an accident brings her life to an untimely end. In her new state of being, Zoey feels compelled to seek justice for her death and bring healing to her family who have become a shadow of their former selves. But what constitutes justice and will getting even ever be enough to replace the life she lost?
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    Apollyon's Saint The Beginning

      Zachary Koukol / Horror
Apollyon's Saint The Beginning

After failing to commit suicide Gabriel heads out in search of death. Instead of death he finds the king of lies himself, Apollyon. Using sang real, Apollyon traps Gabriel immortally in a religious war. The grail reveals the sins and dark secrets surrounding Gabriel and his hometown. But why did Apollyon choose Gabriel to be his saint, in the war with the heavens and earth?Martin West is a new believer looking forward to his new life in Christ, but he’s having a hard time convincing the people from his past that he’s changed. His parents still don’t trust him, and his friends think he’s pretending. He wants to prove himself, but it seems like all his efforts backfire. Martin tries to help his best friend Max, who’s struggling with a powerful addiction, but none of his words come out quite right. Martin truly wants his family and friends to hear what he’s trying to say. Is anybody listening?
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    Apollyon's Saint The Rebellion

      Zachary Koukol / Fantasy / Horror
Apollyon's Saint The Rebellion

"Society needs a rebel. Not a rebel of violence and madness. But a rebel with a heart. So start a rebellion to love and respect our humanity." The Sixth part in the series Apollyon's Saint. Gabriel leaves Asgard and the war of the seven kingdom's has begun. Now Gabriel must make a choice, join a kingdom or defy the gods!In the world of Mirmina, some people are born with special gifts. They have the ability to control the elements--Water, Fire, Wind, Earth, or Lightning. Endowed with these powers, Elementals must maintain the balance of nature or suffer the consequences: whirling hurricanes and great dust storms that ravage the land. When one Elemental becomes too powerful and seeks to unravel the balance, he inspires fear in the people of Mirmina. Hephaestus, a Fire Elemental, has built a kingdom in the mountains, and he has been killing Water Elementals. Now, he wants the spheres, the source of the Elementals' powers, and he will do whatever it takes to get them. When Sara discovers that she is the last surviving Water Elemental, she learns that she has two choices, to hide herself away forever or to face her enemy. She chooses to fight. Sara sets out on her journey with a group of brave companions. Together, they must battle Sphere Protectors, great beasts that guard the element spheres. Sara plans to stop Hephaestus before he gets the element spheres and uses them to force all other Elementals to their knees. But little does she know, there is a traitor in her midst who can undo everything. Debut author, L. M. Peralta, weaves a tale mystery, betrayal, and the misuse of power.
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    Apollyon's Saint The Unraveling

      Zachary Koukol / Romance & Love / Thrillers & Crime
Apollyon's Saint The Unraveling

The second part in the series Apollyon's Saint. After being baptized by fire, from none other than Apollyon. Gabriel find's out why Apollyon saved him from suicide, trapping him immortally in the worlds pandemonium. The holy grail cursed Gabriel with immortality, and the ability to see the dark sin's lurking in our world, and in the paranormal world.1950’s Cold War tension. Anything can happen during the Atomic Summer. Amanda struggles with the era’s sexist restraints, her fugitive Russian Communist grandparents, and the appearance of a bizarre creature at Secret Pond. How are all these disturbing events related? Everything comes to light under the first ring rainbow. Book 2, "Time Before Color TV" series
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    Apollyon's Saint Suicidal Writers Society

      Zachary Koukol / Fantasy / Science Fiction
Apollyon's Saint Suicidal Writers Society

"I will leave this world overdosed on creativity. My heart will stop with an explosion of imagination. Leaving my soul to endlessly chase my shadows into the oblivious night." This is the ninth part in the series Apollyon's Saint. Gabriel finds out Jack does not just have a personality disorder but may be possessed by a society of dead writers. While Apollyon sends his legion to attack the Celts.New Torsion Theory representing the effect of Shear and Warping for a Beam Element.The invitation is for research centres / foundations / individuals, universities and companies. For any cooperation, clarification or comments, please contact ‘Simon Bechara’ at the e-mail or mobile which are listed in this book.
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    Apollyon's Saint Morrighan's Curse

      Zachary Koukol / Fantasy / Horror
Apollyon's Saint Morrighan's Curse

"Saying words express emotion is far too vague. It would take digging up the emotions in an insane asylums cemetery to understand what I feel." The seventh part in the series Apollyon's Saint. Gabriel find's himself lost in dream's every time he goes to sleep. While his rebellion faces their first threat, Morrighan. Who has been summoned by a witch, and now she seeks to use Gabriel as a weapon.A part from the fact she sees her dead brother, Savannah's normal. She discovers the dream world where your nightmares try to kill you until you learn to control your imagination. Someone has been going around killing people and their dream protector to try and obtain power that would allow him to rule the dream, and he's strangely obsessed with Savannah as if he knows her. Oh there's a moral too.Have fun reading about how Savannah almost gets killed by her greatest fears learns how to fight with her imagination. Imagine if the real world was like that, authors would rule the world!She learns some lessons about friendship along the way and blah blah blah.It's actually pretty good, you should read it.
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    Apollyon's Saint Cain's Rage

      Zachary Koukol / Horror / Romance & Love
Apollyon's Saint Cain's Rage

The third part in the series Apollyon's Saint. A chance encounter, or scheme of a mad man. Gabriel meets another cursed wanderer of the earth. The biblical character Cain, who takes Gabriel on a journey back to the engineering of murderous rage. Cain looks to tempt Gabriel into being the destroyer himself, rather than the saint of devils.The next two short stories in the “Soldiers Series” about the plight of futuristic soldiers in a SciFi/Fantasy world. “Wizard War” and “Underwater Troubles” continue to describe the plight of soldiers testing their courage when facing insurmountable odds. These stories show the lenghts to which soldiers will sometimes push themselves to, in order to complete their mission.See "Soldiers One - Warriors of Misfortune" for the first two stories in the series.
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    Apollyon's Saint The Nine Kingdoms

      Zachary Koukol / Fantasy / Science Fiction
Apollyon's Saint The Nine Kingdoms

The fifth part in the series Apollyon's Saint. The nine kingdoms brings the religions of old into an apocalyptic clash. Gabriel find's himself in the kingdom of Norse, in Asgard. Gabriel learns of the nine kingdoms and see's the prophecy of what is to come. War was brewing, maybe the same one of old inside of Gabriel. Or one more easily defined as the divine, and the war of the nine kingdoms.Seek not pleasure or fancy beyond this point. These stories are not for everyone and I would warn against those that are faint of heart from continuing. The deaths contained in these stories are no pretty, glamorized, or funny. They are detailed and raw.A Death in Afterworld is a short story series that focuses on the death of a person in the After World universe. Pitfalls, deaths, and murder are commonplace and are a means of survival for others.Death is final. Death is abrupt. Death is the end of one’s story. Now these people get their last story told before the book is closed on them.
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