Idles of March

      Quintin Fortune / Humor
Idles of March

It's a slow day at the Office. Time to see how the Heroes pass time.“Goodmans Hotel”, a full length novel, is a gay love story set in 1990s London. Mark, a City high-flyer, is irresistibly attracted to Tom, a manual worker from a tough neighbourhood. Both men have been marked by past ordeals.Conflict between powerful cabals in the City firm causes Mark to leave, with a generous pay off. Tom’s boss, Andrew, a determinedly independent small businessman, convinces him he should put all his resources into setting up a gay guest house, the ‘Goodmans Hotel’ of the title. There he hopes for release from the heartlessly competitive norms of his old working life.He takes in an eighteen year old runaway, Darren, who is escaping from his parents’ religious bigotry. Mark comes to think of Tom, Darren and Andrew as his ‘family’. A crisis forces Mark and Tom apart, until eventually the family are reconciled and reunited in the final chapter, their understanding of life deepened by the challenges they have faced.
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    Venatores Mali: Aria

      Quintin Fortune / Fantasy / Horror
Venatores Mali: Aria

In this new limited series, you will be exposed to the darker side of New Tao and the group that fight against it. This first book is about the mysterious Lady Grey and her dealings with vampires.Rebel Vanity is a 17 year-old teen who suffers years of abuse. When her step-mom sells her to a gang, she falls for the leader. Will she get hurt? Only time can tell.
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    Being Human

      Quintin Fortune / Actions & Adventure
Being Human

The Heroes face off against a new, seemingly indestructible foe while mentoring the mysterious Jim.A scandalous moment of surrender to Marcus Fairweather, Earl of Sheldon and May Thorne is riddled with guilt: all despite the fact her debauched husband’s passions are sated anywhere but in the marital bed. Worse, when Squire Thorne is brutally murdered, her legacy is determined by a clause in her late husband’s will. Thus wedlock to his lawyer, a man of zealous moral and religious bent is utterly abhorrent to her. Nonetheless, the lawyer is of mind to enact the clause in haste, and his ardent advances are somewhat intense and unsettling. But who shot Squire Thorne poses a mystery – the lawyer, the earl, or a strange intruder who steals nothing? In the aftermath of death a long-held family secret is finally revealed, and when a shadowy figure looms in her moonlit bedchamber, she fears the outcome...
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    To The Nines

      Quintin Fortune / Fantasy / Actions & Adventure
To The Nines

Lilith needs Our Hero's help to hunt down and recapture the Bound Nine, nine souls that were deemed too dangerous to pass on. Along the way, an old friend joins the fray.Bob is a Process Server, a functionary. Worse, he's a "Smith," lowest on society's rung in 2253. Well, almost: the poor bastards on Earth have it worse than anyone, addicted to the immersive MultiNet and doomed to pointless lives working for the Big Six Corps. Now Bob's been given a job, to deliver a summons to a bureaucrat halfway across the Galaxy - but death, deception and adventure await...The Process Server is a dystopian sci-fi adventure that deals with themes of belief, loyalty and social conflict as Process Server Bob Smith crosses three galaxies to solve a murder mystery. From epic space battles to the cyberpunk world that exists on Old Earth, it's the adventure of three lifetimes.
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    Moondagger

      Quintin Fortune / Actions & Adventure
Moondagger

Deadguy takes on a master thief/assassin as Jill and Valkadaidan's relationship deepens.Sam Jackson had over a thousand acres of tobacco that brought in so much money it made him the richest farmer in a town called Painville. Sam never had to worry about money for many years, but Sam's money making machine was about to run dry. Sam's ego and money got the best of him one day. Sam was drinking with some of the local farmer's down at the local tavern. Sam pulled out his wallet and started counting thousand dollar bills on the table in front of them. The farmer's weren't impressed. If anything they were jealous and had just about all the bragging they cared to hear. The farmer's told Sam they had to get back home because it was getting late. Sam said “Go right ahead, I'll just keep counting my money."The farmer's piled into their trucks. Instead of going home like they told Sam they were, they had something else on their minds. One of the farmer's said, "I don't know about you guys, but I think it's time we teach this egotistical money hungry farmer a lesson." Everyone agreed so they headed down to the gas station and filled up their gas cans and waited until after midnight before heading back to Sam's farm to set his tobacco field on fire.Sam didn't think setting his tobacco farm on fire was very amusing. Sam snapped and he was out for blood.
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    Maria, Maria

      Quintin Fortune / Actions & Adventure
Maria, Maria

There is a rash of electricity-related murders being committed across the city. All signs point to Maria Jones, but she's safely locked away. The Heroes have a case, a cult, and echoes of the past to confront.Every time the month of October came around in the small town of Hellon the townspeople knew it was going to be a hell of a month and when I mean hell I mean hell for them all. The way it all began was when a man by the name of old man Lester who never gave anybody any trouble was being constantly picked on by the townspeople finally snapped one day and decided if his life should end he would come back from the dead and turn the town upside down to let them never forget what they did to him.
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    Myths and Heroes

      Quintin Fortune / Actions & Adventure
Myths and Heroes

The Heroes take on the case of a missing professor while combating a strange cult and a mythical weapon.There is a dark chamber in the mind of every person where their deepest secrets are hidden away from friends, neighbors, and even themselves.For some individuals the door to this secluded room is slammed shut and locked tight by the conscious mind – never to be revisited.For others the gateway never fully closes and the horrors revisit them with increasing frequency until they take a rope, a knife, a gun, or perhaps too many pills in a fatal attempt to seal the portal.The tale that follows is of a man whose dark compartment of unforgiveable sins is firmly locked – even to himself.
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    A House Divided

      Quintin Fortune / Actions & Adventure
A House Divided

After the battle against Venatores Mali, Jill Nemo hasn't been the same, and the results of it could cost Deadguy dearly.Small Violence takes quick looks at violence through three flash fiction stories. The first story, The Fundamentals of Treating an Asthma Attack, is a 100-word story about the mishaps of being treated medically while being trans. The second, an experimental index story looking at the consequences of an affair gone wrong using the colors of the rainbow to look at the aftermath of the event. The third, and final, story is a slice of life view of bullying, as viewed by middle schooler Stephanie.
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    Hate Runs Deep

      Quintin Fortune / Actions & Adventure
Hate Runs Deep

The Heroes take on a new, deadlier enemy as Deadguy contends with more personal matters. All this, plus the battle you've all been waiting for: Deadguy verses Valkadaidan!The world of the supernatural is a place of intense horror and blood-chilling danger. Dark, twisted monsters stalk among humanity from the shadows, seeking only to devour us. Seems like somebody should make some money from all that, right? Enter Eric Margrave, semi-professional monster hunter (He'd be a professional, but they really don't have a certification process for this sort of thing.). When the things that go bump in the night start actually knocking on the door, he's the one who serves them their walking papers... for a nominal fee. Prices negotiable. No demons, please.In his debut appearance, Eric has entered the exciting world of real-estate, looking to set up a new safehouse. Good news: the house is haunted, and therefore a steal at the current price if you happen to know how to work an exorcism. Bad news... well, the house might be a bit more aggressively haunted than even a freelance slayer of the paranormal is used to...
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    Roundtable Rival

      Quintin Fortune / Actions & Adventure
Roundtable Rival

The Professional Heroes go toe-to-toe with Venators Mali as the puppet master of the whole event is revealed.Inspired by themes of separation, six authors put their own spin on things coming apart.One topic. Six authors. Six very different tales.Tobias Madden - Tobias' Moving Day gives us a bittersweet separation with a twist at the end.David R. Ford - Darling, I Wish You Hadn't Done That puts a dark spin on a familial parting of ways.Sophie L Macdonald - Roses For My Love is a supernatural romance from beyond the grave.Jeanette Stampone - Time to Go is a deeply moving tale of an unwanted yet inevitable parting of ways.Katarína Krajcirovicova - The Sentence of Love looks at the lengths people will go to in order to stay together.Andrew Szemeredy - "Swirl" or The Mystery of the Missing Host is a humorous tale that will leave you with a smile.
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    Deadguy on Campus

      Quintin Fortune / Actions & Adventure
Deadguy on Campus

Deadguy goes to college to stop a string of electricity-induced murders.After receiving a call from the dean of Dendo University, Jill has Deadguy go under cover as a student in order to find out who is responsible for a string of electrical deaths. Art Class, Science, college parties, and more all await Our Hero in his quest to stop a murderer.
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    Venatores Mali: Terra

      Quintin Fortune / Fantasy / Horror
Venatores Mali: Terra

This story is a melding of magic and machine, of tradition and revolution, as the man known as Frank Rush deals with a very nasty situation.It was Easter Sunday; the day Lilly's life went from safe and comfortable to dangerously unfamiliar. Her transformation takes her from a small town girl having an affair with a low ranked gangster in the Montiago crime syndicate, to a woman of grace and fortitude married to the head of the organization. Easter's Lilly is an inspired journey from the idyllic to the darker side of self-discovery. Read as the over-privileged brothers embark on their journey that twists and turns down the road of unbridled passion in this first book of the series.
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    Venatores Mali: Anima

      Quintin Fortune / Fantasy / Horror
Venatores Mali: Anima

In this, the epic conclusion, we find Zionus confronting his ancient enemy and all of Venatores Mali taking down Ombra once and for all.Detective Greg Loren faces his darkest hour in this thrilling prequel to Signs of Portents.With his career joining his personal life on a downward slide toward oblivion, Greg Loren is running out of time and patience. Pulled into yet another in an endless series of supernatural cases, he uncovers a series of grave robberies that are more than they seem.What is the Church of the Second Coming? And what does it have to do with Loren’s deceased wife, Beth?With everything on the line, will Loren sacrifice his future to reclaim his past? Will his partner and confidante, Soriya Greystone, stand with him or against him in his decision?No one walks away unscathed in this scintillating chapter of the Greystone series.
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