Dark Crossings: The Collection (Volume 2) (Dark Crossings Collections)
From Collective Inkwell, and the minds of bestselling authors Sean Platt and David Wright (Yesterday's Gone, No Justice, 12) comes a baker's dozen bleeding edge tales in "Dark Crossings: The Second Collection." It's "Twilight Zone" meets "Black Mirror," now with the two newest Inkwell authors, Coraline Cole and Sawyer Black.
Infinite Doors: Caretaker Claire is trapped in a loveless marriage, weighed down by the loss of her child and playing years of What-If? When a client passes away, Claire is given an opportunity to correct a past mistake, to take the road not taken. But in Dark Crossings, not every door is as it seems.
The Box: Dyson is ready to die. His wife and daughter are gone, leaving him alone with an empty, worthless life. All he has left is The Box, and whatever waits inside it.
AutoPylot: An experimental new medical technology allows users to set their bodies on auto pilot while their minds drift in a dream state. Jim Therault sees this as an opportunity to finally achieve success. But in Dark Crossings, short cuts will only get you lost.
Mr. Kittypuss: H1R-4M held her hand as she died. The woman he'd served for more than twenty two months was gone. Hiram struggles with the loss, fighting seemingly human emotions despite his life as a robot. Awaiting her return even though he knows she's gone forever. All seems lost until a cat enters his life. And H1R-4M will do anything to protect his new ward.
Five Stars: Blogger and food critic Beckett Kennington delivers scathing reviews to the joy of his worldwide fanbase. So when he's invited to throw his opinion into the mix after his main competitor destroys a local restaurant, how can he say no? But by the end of tonight's meal, he'll surely wish that he'd missed it.
The Room: There is a room in Jimmy Shire's house that is always locked. A room that babysitter Taylor is wondering about. What does he keep in there that could be so secret? Tonight Jimmy forgot to lock the door. And Taylor is going to wish she never looked inside.
When Boricio Met Rose: Boricio Wolfe (the serial killer from Yesterday's Gone) was just trying to lead a normal life again when he befriends a woman who believes her daughter was murdered by an untouchable man. But no man can escape Boricio's unique breed of justice. However, just as he's about to strike, the unthinkable happens -- he falls in love.
The Road Not Taken: After his father's recent passing, Randall has been on edge, doing his best to simply get by. But his stepfather thinks he's lazy and takes matters into his own hands by forcing him to go on a camping trip to help him "become a man." But after forgetting his medication, Randall ends up on a trip that will change them all forever.
Plus 5 more creepy, "what-if?" tales.
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