Nell DuVall aka Mel Jacob lives in southern Ohio with two cats, plenty of wild birds, rabbits, and squirrels. A world traveler, she has written a variety of books including time travel romance, romantic suspense, speculative fiction, nonfiction, and children's books. She reviews for two websites covering speculative fiction, including fantasy, urban fantasy, and science fiction. She is also active in the Internet Writing Workshop and on Facebook.com.
Touched by Darkness
Twelve Tales of Evil, Inside and Out
Twelve tales of horror that delve into the shadows secreted within...and the darkness that stalks beyond.
“Trust” by Peter Giglio
“Attachment” by Dee Pratt
“Dreaming, Not Sleeping” by Julia Kavan
“Evelyn Thayer” by Ronn E Taylor
“In My Lady's Chamber” by Catherine Cavendish
“Masked” by Matthew Cherry
“Black Habits” by Elson Meehan
“Be Seeing You” by Keith Melton
“Stew” by Patrick Anderson Jr.
“Teaching Man” by Nell DuVall
“The Dead Hate the Living” by Thomas Gueli
“We Shadows Have Offended” by K.W. Taylor
The Gift by Mary Kate Brogan
It's Christmas In Ireland, and two men vie for Katherine Fannon's hand in marriage. Will she choose Arthur and the bright lights of Manhattan or Seamus and her Irish farm that he wants to save?
Jamey and the Alien by Jenny Twist
Jamey only wants one thing for Christmas. He wants his Daddy to come home. But first he has to kill the alien.
An Elfin Secret by Brenda Whiteside
When five-year-old Candace Cane questions why her father, Henry is an absent parent, her mother is speechless. But when Candace learns Daddy is an Elf named Santa Clause, life becomes magical…until Mommy dies and Henry and Santa cease to exist. In this Christmas fantasy, Candace discovers magic lies within her heart and she's never far from her mother or her father.
Saving Christmas by Nell DuVall
A woman wonders if she'll even have a Christmas when her husband turns up missing near the Afghanistan border and turns to helping a young teen to forget her worries.
On the Way to the Snow Ball by Brenda Whiteside
Lovely, rich Marie Louise Le Mare apparently has everything in life. So what can the handsome man in the red suit possibly give her? When they're trapped in an elevator with only each other for company, a surprise gift exchange makes this Christmas special.
Uncle Albert's Christmas by Jenny Twist
Elaine loves managing people. The only problem is, she usually makes their lives a misery. So Uncle Albert is in despair when she invites him for Christmas. But Albert's neighbour has other ideas. Could it be that Elaine has met her match?
Vicarious Christmas by Joanna Foreman
If it's not one thing, it's your mother, they say. My mother's religion disallowed Christmas celebrations. How does an eight-year-old girl get into the Christmas spirit and keep her mother happy at the same time?