Hiroshima, Dark Secrets

      E. Mendell / Fantasy
Hiroshima, Dark Secrets

One misadventure after the other brings Hiro and Soul down a spiral of painful realizations and epic escapes. With Hiro's emotions slowly returning and Soul's darkest secrets coming to light, they are both stuck wondering what to believe. When trust is shaken Hiro is left with a decision. Save himself, or save Soul's future.Hiroshima, Dark Secrets, is the third book in the four story collection. The adventure continues in a flurry of fire and rage. When all that had been safe is gone, Hiro and Soul leave in search of a new home. Their cross-country adventure ends abruptly when Soul's health fails. The misadventure brings them aboard a train, but what was supposed to be a trip to freedom becomes a nightmare when one of Hiro's old enemies shows up for a visit. The vacation is ruined and the two find that luck refuses to stay. As the story unfolds they are faced with obstacles around every bend. Soul's own secret comes to light and what hope they thought they had fades to nothing.Hiro's mission is left in the balance as he struggled to decide what is more important. Keeping himself safe, or securing a future for Soul. All he knows for sure is that they were almost out of time.
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    Hiroshima, Sinister History

      E. Mendell / Fantasy
Hiroshima, Sinister History

After revealing to Soul what he is, Hiro finds his past racing up behind him at blinding speed. Questions from Soul and himself overwhelm him and leave him stuck at an impasse. Avoiding the problem proves to be futile when another dark secret shows itself and causes more damage. Now Hiro is stuck to chose between two evils with no way to escape. He can only hide, or fight.Hiroshima, Sinister History. The second story in the collection of short stories. Hiro and Soul's adventure continues in the next fascinating adventure. After letting Soul into his home, Hiro finds her overwhelming curiosity to be a problem. With pressing questions about his past, Hiro is in danger of revealing too much to Soul in too little time.Another deep secret shows its ugly face one morning and Hiro is forced to face the darkness of his past once again. No escape is possible and Hiro realizes that he can no longer exist as he has. A normal life was not an option any longer. His past was unraveling at the seams and he was in danger of getting himself and Soul killed for it. The incident in the underground parking lot was nothing compared to what Hiro knew was coming next. He is stuck with the difficult decision of what to do about his past, and Soul. He realizes he can't get rid of either, nor can he escape the fate that has been dealt to him. The only thing he can do is make a way to avoid them longer and buy himself more time to get everything straight in his mind. But will new challenges force him to a rash decision in the end? Things are going faster than he knows.
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    Hiroshima, Crystal Crier

      E. Mendell / Actions & Adventure
Hiroshima, Crystal Crier

The forth and final story in the Hiroshima Collection. Hiro and Soul are on their way to face destiny when their way is blocked by an unexpected enemy. Finally the past is revealed and Hiro knows he and Soul are officially out of time. The race to save themselves has come to the final chapters at last...Here begins the forth and final story in the Hiroshima Collection. Hiroshima, Crystal Crier closes the tale of Hiro and Soul's unfortunate adventure into a past that should never have been. In search for freedom and answers, Hiro and Soul find themselves on their way to Hiro's homeland. When their train is ambushed by an unexpected villain, Hiro realizes that he had no idea what was really going on and no clue how to stop what had been set in motion years before. The center of every unexplained disaster is sprung upon them and their hopes are torn apart by the ruthless villain. Freedom becomes nothing more than a pleasant dream when chaos breaks free and the last thing Hiro holds dear is threatened to be taken from him.Soul and Hiro fight to survive, but death haunts the steps, taking from them every help they receive. Fate is against them and so is Hiro's crystal heart. At long last his story is told and the darkness he kept at bay for centuries breaks free. Crystal Crier is revealed for what he really is and the gruesome truth shows its ugly face.The end has arrived.
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    Hiroshima, Golden Messenger

      E. Mendell / Fantasy
Hiroshima, Golden Messenger

For too long Hiro lived alone. With a curse that killed anyone whose name he learned he had a good reason for solitude. His life had become plain, but that was before a piece of paper threw his world out of balance. Now, the mystery of Hiroshima threatens to reveal itself as Hiro struggles to keep it hidden and keep safe a young girl desperate to befriend him.Hiroshima, Golden Messenger, is the first book in a collection of short stories. The adventure begins with an unfortunate meeting that forces Hiro to face his long forgotten past. The dark mystery is a torment to Hiro who wants nothing more than to forget his past completely and live a normal life. Things go amiss when a girl begins leaving him messages on a bench beneath a golden paperweight in the shape of a waving cat. Hiro was afraid to read the notes at first. If he learned the girl's name it would not be long before she died a terrible death. Such is the curse that forced Hiro into a life of solitude. However fate had decided time was no longer on his side.Hiro's past was catching up with him. All he had run away from was returning with a vengeance, but he was not the only point of attack. The note-leaving girl was now tangled in the madness as well and Hiro realizes her future had been thrust into his hands. His past and present collide and endanger not only Hiro, but Castroph City and the girl as well. He tries to hold on and fight for the life outside his dark secrets, but once evil seeps in it cannot be easily removed.
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