Jacob's Genie

      M.D. Stephens
Jacob's Genie

When Jacob is given an old teapot for Christmas, he is dissapointed. He soon finds it holds a magical Genie inside that grants him three wishes. In all the excitement, he quickly learns that you should be careful what you wish for.This is my first children's story written for my boys, Jaden and Dylan. I've recently decided to tone down my writing so it can reach a broader audience. I hope you enjoy!
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    Fast Fears #1: Bats in the Attic

      M.D. Stephens
Fast Fears #1: Bats in the Attic

When his football career seems to be going down the tubes, Steve Starks moves his family to the Arizona desert for peace and quiet. He soon finds that his new home is harboring bats in the attic, only these are not of the ordinary variety and they find themselves in a fight for survival."Fast Fears" is a scary chapter book, or novella, series for readers of all ages. Some scenes may be too frightening for small children.
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    The Globe (A Christmas Story)

      M.D. Stephens
The Globe (A Christmas Story)

An aspiring writer struggles to publish his books until a special christmas present shows him what he's been missing in his writing and his life.Edar Moncrief: sorcerer and scholar extraordinaire. To the outside world, he is a peddler of love potions and wart remover – after all, one has to make a living. Behind closed doors, he is a dangerous and powerful sorcerer specializing in the laws and function of the mysterious energy known as manna.When he trips over a body in the streets of Elenia, he discovers that the corpse belongs to none other than an Arbiter, the mysterious wielders of the crystal swords rarely seen in his part of the world. The loss of life is his gain, though, when he finds the opportunity to examine the most precious and rare artifact in the world: the Arbiter’s heartblade.To his misfortune, that same opportunity brings him face-to-face with the spectre of death. Another Arbiter, D’Arden Tal, has found him, and believes he is responsible for the killing. Edar’s only hope is to find and catch a murderer in the streets of the most decadent and deadly city in the Old Kingdoms, before Tal declares him responsible and kills him instead…From the author of Elegy and The Corpse King comes this brand new novelette set in the dark fantasy world called Eisengoth, where dark and terrible things fill the night, and only the Arbiters possess the power to drive back the horrors that threaten to consume the world.
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