In this twisted collection of retold fairy tales, you won't find helpless maidens in distress for long and knights in shining armor aren't going to be coming to the rescue, at least not in the typical way.
Instead, you'll find yourself walking the streets of futuristic dystopias, taking a seat at the counter in a small Canadian lumber town diner, and doing a little time in a lunar penitentiary.
Populated with vengeful ghosts, hungry cannibals, devilish baked goods and, okay, maybe an evil witch, too, the seven stories in Not Your Grandma's Fairy Tales promise to spin a web of chilling threads that will stick to your dark imagination long after the story is told and the lights are turned out.
The isolated Trans-Pecos desert of West Texas holds more dangers for Choice and Liberty Hill than blood-thirsty cougars and venomous rattlesnakes. Vengeful Apache spirits, a band of outlaw bikers, and an ancestral curse stalk the twins as they attempt to inherit the family estate and the millions of dollars that go with it.
But brother Choice has unfinished business. His bad boy biker past is quickly catching up to him and he’s desperate to meet the demands of a deal he made years ago. His strange and secretive behavior only puts his sister Liberty more on edge as she faces the spectral screams and war-cries of the desert phantoms that surround them.
Liberty’s only consolation to the madness comes in the form of ranch hand, Miguel Alverez. But even as Liberty feels herself falling for the charming and handsome Miguel, she also begins to suspect he’s only one of many out to steal the family inheritance from under her by any means possible.
“This was the first Pamela Morris book that I have read. It was a good read, and I look forward to reading more of her books. I love that it was set in the Big Bend area, and now I have a longing to make a trip to Terlingua.”
A powerless domestic who searches for escape.
A murderous wife who seeks justice.
A sadistic doctor who refuses to relinquish control.
“If you're looking for a chilling ghost story filled with mystery and escalating tension, look no further. No Rest for the Wicked is the real deal - an expansive, unfolding riddle between the living and the dead. It's a true haunted house tale with a delightful twist. – Hunter Shea author of “Creature” and “Ghost Mine”
“No Rest For The Wicked is a haunted-house tale laced with Gothic imagery and filled with suspense and erotic interludes. A spooky house in need of renovating, a couple in love with the passion to do the repairs, a horrific backstory filled with terror, it’s a delicious mix that cannot fail to hit the mark.” - Isobel Blackthorne author of “The Unlikely Occultist”
After one of their number believes she’s seen the local urban legend, five young friends head deep into the woods to prove it’s just a story. Except in trying to do so, they may have discovered this old wives tale isn’t quite so fictional. And if the subject of the legend is real, does that mean her deadly curse is, too?
“I love well executed coming of age horror tales, and The Witch's Backbone hit all of my sweet spots. Set in the 80s when I was around the same age, a group of 12 year olds fall under a legendary witch's curse. They alone have to find a way to prove that the old witch never truly died and how to survive their terrible fates. A great read!” – Hunter Shea author of “Creature” and Ghost Mine”
The curse and the witch that goes with it are real, leaving behind four friends searching for a way to free themselves from a horror that appears inescapable. One man knows the answer, but fear for his own life prevents him from revealing it. Will the horrible knowledge he possesses really work? Or is there only one way to end the witch’s curse, let it play out and watch one child after another die?
Nine-year-old Helen Spaulding will do just about anything to avoid spiders, especially the great big one that she believes killed and ate the neighbor’s dog.
What does the 1948 rape of an eight-year-old girl have to do with the disappearance of a six-year-old boy seventy years later? They have one thing in common, a house on Dark Hollow Road. Empty now, the house stands as a warning to all who dare enter and take from it what isn’t theirs.
“A tale of two halves that will break your heart and creep you out in equal measure. When you’ve got a book that had that emotional weight behind it as well as that kind of level of frights, that’s a real winner for me. That’s a thumbs up for Dark Hollow Road.
- Ben Walker’s ‘Bizarre eBook Review’ for Kendall Reviews
It’s a past the local coven of witches would rather keep buried. Can justice be served or will the witches succeed in keeping their centuries-old secrets intact?
Review: “Her descriptions of people, places, emotions and events ride that elusive line between too sparse and too verbose. Furthermore, Pam has an extraordinary ability to tell a story…” Dr. S.C. Meyers
As the police look for a flesh and blood killer, a witches’ coven discovers dark magic may be the culprit. Is the shadowy figure being seen around town stalking for its next victim real or something much more diabolical?
Review: “I never saw the ending coming. Once I got the book I couldn't put it down. … I'm hooked!” E.E. Conrad