The Blank Page

      Krista Bean
The Blank Page

Brooke writes "LEAVE THIS PAGE BLANK" on the inside of her yearbook so her best friend has a place to sign. But someone else writes there first. The handwriting is bizarre and unrecognizable, and instead of well-wishes for the upcoming summer, the message contains a creepy warning. Brooke wants to believe it's all a joke... but her growing sense of dread is making her think otherwise.**A short story**Brooke writes "LEAVE THIS PAGE BLANK" on the inside of her yearbook so her best friend has a place to sign. But after the book is passed around at school, she finds that someone else has written there first. The handwriting is bizarre and unrecognizable, and instead of well-wishes for the upcoming summer, the message contains a creepy warning. Brooke wants to believe it's all a joke... but her growing sense of dread is making her think otherwise.

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    The Watch

      Krista Bean
The Watch

After her mother's suicide in 1870, Marie Lancater is sent to live with her aunt and uncle on their Rhode Island estate. Even in mourning she must always remain calm and well-mannered, as her future and marriage prospects would fall to pieces if society believed she was prone to madness like her mother. And she manages well enough – until the strange man begins appearing beneath her window.The Implant was a piece of technological genius; a tiny microprocessor loaded with information that could be sub-dermally inserted against the skull. Overnigt it became the latest cosmetic fashion accesory. Overnight you can do something new - instant knowledge on demand. The Implant is all that and more, but instant knowledge comes at a cost...

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