Max Aleshire is an artist, an introvert, a heterosexual, and most of all, anti-social. To his knowledge, his lonely, mundane life spent in his own apartment is pure bliss. But then, dared by his ex-girlfriend, he meets a charming man named Cameron Fenn online. Inspired by Cameron, Max begins trying to change himself for the better. He then shocks himself by discovering that he may be falling in love with not only a complete stranger, but another man. Unbeknownst to Max, though, Cameron's feelings aren't as innocent as they seem… or is he the one growing too obsessed?
Val Kozel wants to people to know him. That's why he started a vlog, and soon began streaming. Through this, he met his best friend, August Lund. Together, they work to reach internet fame as a gaming duo. In early October of 2018, they take a request to play a supposedly-cursed indie game so they can debunk it. What they don't realize is that disproving the game's curse might not be so simple. Soon enough, Val regrets having even downloaded the game at all. Unfortunately, his fans are oblivious to his terror. It's so close to Halloween, that they think it's nothing more than an elaborate, dramatized event...
Father Kain Akkerman never wanted to be a priest. His faith in God and all things holy is and always was lacking. But for one reason or another, on a Sunday night in November of 1992, he finds himself preparing to exorcise a demon from a teenaged girl. Working with a stranger, an angelic young priest named Jasper de Witte, he assumes it will be no more than a routine exorcism. But he soon learns to never underestimate the power of the devil's angels . . . Will Fathers Akkerman and de Witte survive long enough to complete the exorcism, or will they become nothing more than the demon's mortal playthings? A fictional horror novelette by Noëlle McHenry, author of Don't Wake Me Up Just Yet.
Dr. Darcy Adair thought he was content with his life. After all, he was living with his beloved father and following in his footsteps, just like he\'d always dreamed. But then, by chance, he reluctantly takes an insomniac patient by the name of Ansel Hunnisett. Despite Ansel\'s hatred of doctors and Darcy\'s nervousness to take a patient with such a distaste for people in his profession, the two immediately click, and next thing the doctor knows, he\'s sharing an apartment with the man. On Thanksgiving, two months after moving in with Ansel, Darcy goes to visit his father. Little does he realize that this will be the last time he will see the man alive, as the following day, he receives news of his father\'s suicide. Devastated, Darcy refuses to believe that his father\'s demise is anything but a murder, and he begins to wonder if he isn\'t crazy to believe so when he learns about the lengths to which Ansel\'s former best friend might go to in order to get him back… A story of unconditional, platonic love between two best friends who meet by a fluke, and the lengths to which they will go just to keep each other around, including taking chances by summoning a demon in a risky resurrection ritual.
A married man, 34-year-old Adam Keir lives in Chicago and works in a pawn shop with his best friend. On the side, he makes surreal videos. But recently, he's been the victim of a spell of artist's block. Neither his wife nor his friend are able to help get his creative juices flowing again, and he begins to lose hope in ever returning to his hobby. Then, one day, he meets 19-year-old super-fan, Evangeline Thompson. Her support and apparent crush on him re-ignite his dwindling imagination, but his conflicted feelings about her growing obsession with him quickly twist it out of control. Not too soon after, he finds himself unable to tell what's real and what isn't. Just as he begins to think that things can't possibly get any worse, though, he begins to realize that Evangeline might not be wrong when she insists that her obsession with him is mutual . . . A short slice of life dramatic suspense novel by Noëlle McHenry about an average man whose average life spirals rapidly out of control. **Updated every Friday!**