Restless Nights: 13 Tales of the Macabre
Authored by Michael S Albert
6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
Black & White on White paper
BISAC: Fiction / Short Stories
A Knock at the Door: A family dog with a police background tries to warn a family in an isolated farmhouse about an ax murdering serial killer who is on the loose in their neck of the woods. Digging for the Truth: A newly relocated physician with a gambling problem gets in over his head with the mob and resorts to a risky insurance scam to get out of debt. Cold Reality: A pathologist with a drinking problem runs into unexpected findings during an autopsy on a drowning victim. The Corpse That Talked: A forensic pathologist has an unexpected run in with an animated corpse, while alone doing a late night post mortem. Unseen Advantage: A particularly disturbed serial killer is sought in a gruesome murder spree as a veteran psychiatrist and forensic team try to solve the case and get the right man. Stolen Colors: A Vermeer painting stolen from a vengeful mob boss leads to trouble for the thieves as they dash through the northeast and try to cash in on the stolen property while staying alive. Mystery Cove: An ex black ops military man tries to settle down to a peaceful life in the country but his past secrets will not let him rest. Gray Sky of Summer: Two teenage friends visit an abandoned house for fun but run into a mysterious old man who sends them digging in a local cemetery for a surprise that will change their lives forever. Just Dessert: A man with only a few months to live takes revenge on his perennially obnoxious sister-in-law. Unlucky Shot: Man’s best friend helps solve a brutal murder in a most surprising way. The Party: A terminally ill woman reflects on her life, suicide, and euthanasia during her last days. The Wager: A bet made many years ago among friends about who would live the longest, leads to an unexpected ending for the last survivor. The Undertaking: A group of young friends decides that breaking into a local funeral home one night would be an adventure; unfortunately for them they were right.