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As the wagon picked up speed, the conflagration transformed the sparse landscape into a fiery, nightmarish vision of Hell. Carlota was hysterical.

“He cannot die! Only God can take his life!” she screamed. “Let me out! Let me out!”

Wrapping his arms and legs around Carlota, Padre Benítez used all…


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Jake woke up in the alley, feeling as if he had been hit by a Mack truck. Rising slowly from the damp ground, he propped himself upright against a nearby dumpster.

For a moment, he sat staring at the bloody knuckles of his right hand. …

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Asmodeus developed a fondness for Salaxaureus that went beyond owning the demon as a sex slave and pet. He became obsessed with Salaxaureus, and often did things in the effort to please him.

The best food and wine. Gold and jewels, including a bejeweled dagger of the ancient Sasanian Empire…

Reviews that cause the gnashing of teeth.

Review: An account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work.*

As a writer — and more importantly, as a reader — reading reviews helps in my decision on whether to read a book or not. …

*Based on actual events.

I might have turned out to be quite a successful psychopath.

I’ve noticed that over the years, I could have manipulated my way to riches while shredding minds and crushing hearts, if I so chose.

But, as I’m not generally the type to commit such cruelties…


Drawing, reading, and writing paranormal romance and horror. https://mfhopkinsauthor.com Medium member since 2018.

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