Curiosity Quills is excited to announce the next installments in our serialized novels Undercover Empath, The Vampire Circus, Havelock, Detour to Apocalypse and Silent Clarion.

cover1000Undercover Empath: Jorogumo, by RaShelle Workman

Rose hasn’t been into work in weeks. She needed the time off to recover from her run in with a serial killer that was also a demon.

But there’s a new case and this one is even crazier than the one before. Men are dying, their insides turned to mush, and their bodies left in a giant-sized spider web.

Rose must figure out who or what is behind the murders before someone she cares about ends up dead…

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cover2500The Vampire Circus: Part Three, by Rod Kierkegaard Jr

Coco and Zuzu—based on the legendary Colette and Josephine Baker—are twins, separated at birth and brought up in Switzerland and Kentucky. Reunited as young women in the demi-monde of Parisian nude revues and houses of prostitution, they are forced to continue in their genetic heritage of vampirism, caused by a mutation to the syphilis spirochete.

Menaced by the oldest vampire still living, the shadowy Maître du Monde, and stalked by Coco’s lover Willy, a fifteen-year-old Vatican vampire hunter, as well as Johnny Durango, a formerly famous, now vengeful, “cowboy detective” fresh from an Arizona penitentiary, the two sisters together embark upon a phantasmagorical journey into international film stardom set against the vivid tapestry of 1920s Paris life.

If Proust and Zane Grey had collaborated on writing a sprawling erotic vampire epic brought to life in the worlds of Carnivale and Moulin Rouge, The Vampire Circus might be the result. The romantic and episodic style of the story arc is based on old-fashioned “penny dreadful” serials of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, such as Fantômas or Varney the Vampire.

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cover1000Havelock: Part Two, by Jane D. Everly

Eliana Havelock is a female with no past, whose determination to bring down a Karachi arms dealer catches the attention of the British Secret Intelligence Service.

MI-6 is currently fractured due to political upheaval with many of its covert programs dissolved or disbanded. When Eliana presents the opportunity to divert an international arms disaster, the head of MI-6 partners her with one of it’s best and brightest, the enigmatic, Connor Blackwell.

But in a world of secrets and hidden agendas, who can Eliana trust?

And what, or who, is Eliana really after?

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cover1000Detour to Apocalypse: Part Two, by Michael Panush

Roscoe is a hot rod-riding zombie, an undead gearhead and defender of the small Southern California town of La Cruz in the Freewheeling Fifties. Along with his friends, college age witch Betty Bright, Zoot Suiter shaman Angel Rey, and former bank robber Wooster Stokes, Roscoe takes on monsters and magic with motors and mayhem.

But now, a simple government job to capture a runaway rocket scientist and a stolen experimental flying saucer sends Roscoe and his friends into their toughest job yet. They’ll go up against ruthless Las Vegas gangsters, an insane alien-worshipping cult, a top secret government agency devoted to stealth and slaughter, and bizarre creatures from other worlds in their cross country mission to rescue a captured alien being and save the world from extraterrestrial destruction and an impending apocalypse.

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cover1000Silent Clarion: Always the Quiet Ones, by Matthew Graybosch

My curiosity might get me killed.

I thought I needed a vacation from my duties as an Adversary in service to the Phoenix Society. After learning about unexplained disappearances in a little town called Clarion, I couldn’t stop myself from checking it out.

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