"A GREAT read. Each story is a fresh, new way of looking at superheroes and the detailed writing makes you feel as though your actually there. The book is all around amazing."--Know Your Marvel News blog
"...a fun book. The contents were well-written, thought provoking, imaginative, and entertaining. I was sorry there were no more stories when I reached the end. If you like comics and superheroes, by all means give this one a try." --Adventures Fantastic blog
Like mythical gods of the past, superheroes are a primal force of nature. This thrilling collection of ten original short stories features brand new heroes in action-packed adventures that will grip you and never let go. Each is written by some of the most talented writers today, including DC Comics writer Ricardo Sanchez and Star Trek author Dayton Ward.
The Mass Grave of John Johnsons by Micah Urban: The discovery of several bodies prompts a doctor to call in a "super" forensics team that is stranger than the mystery itself.
Daughter of Nyx by Kelly Wisdom: In a dystopian future, Veronica hides a unique ability. Then she is attacked and must make a choice--remain in hiding or rise up and fight.
Going My Own Way by Dayton Ward: Young Daniel chooses not to follow in the footsteps of his superhero father. That is a decision that may ultimately cost him his life.
Identity Crisis by Lisa Gail Green: After Leslie takes the place of her twin sister, the hero SolarFlare, she discovers it'll take more than a costume to save the city from a mad man.
Blunt Force Trauma by Kevin Hosey: When crimefighter, PsyKore, comes out of retirement to find a savage killer, what he ultimately uncovers shatters his entire world.
Neutral Ground by Jordan Taylor: A World War I British corporal vows to discover the truth about the rumors of a mysterious man saving wounded soldiers on the battlefield.
Breaking The Circle by Derek Tyler Attico: When her superhero husband vanishes, Kendra resolves to discover his fate. Yet her search may lead her to the very edge of her own sanity.
The Dodge by K. Stoddard Hayes: Sheriff Wilder owes his fearless reputation to a secret power. But when he and his brother are ambushed, his secret threatens to get them both killed.
The Justice Blues by Carla Lee Suson: As the wife of a beloved superhero, Angelica has the perfect life. Then she learns of an evil secret that threatens her marriage--and her life.
Death and Life of The Hero by Ricardo Sanchez: A reporter thinks she's discovered what really happened to a deceased superhero. But the truth may cause more harm than good.
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About the Author
Editor K. Stoddard Hayes spent the first decade of her life reading superhero comics and watching Westerns. She has published hundreds of articles, interviews and essays about science fiction and fantasy on screen, and now does editorial work for two independent publishers. Read her blog at WorldBuildingRules.wordpress.com.