Tuesday, May 14, 2013

New Releases from Torquere Press

Country Messes
By: Jameson Dash
61 pages / 15000 words
ISBN: 978-1-61040-475-4
Buy Link: http://www.torquerebooks.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=96&products_id=3883
Matthew loves his dog and his garden. He doesn't love the club scene. But just when he's decided to stop looking, Amie drags him away to her grandparents' beach house, where they discover Louis, her cousin, has been hiding out all summer. He's there trying to write a musical; Matthew is trying not to make a fool of himself in front of his three best friends.
It's summer savory which brings Matthew and Lou together, in the garden, near the beach, on the last weekend before summer comes to an end.

Lights, Camera, Zombies!
By: Kiernan Kelly
54 pages / 15400 words
ISBN: 978-1-61040-474-7
Buy Link: http://www.torquerebooks.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=96&products_id=3882
After the Dante Comet passed, the dead rose and demanded their lives back. Trouble was, not everyone was happy to see their dead relatives show up for dinner. Laws were enacted, but rarely enforced. Zombies kept at least one foot in the grave, working at menial jobs for less pay than breathers, experiencing discrimination and hatred from almost every quarter.
Jericho and Dex are zombies living very different lives. While both have jobs on a film set, Jericho is out, hired as a zombie extra, but Dex remains in the closet, passing as a breather to keep his job as a make-up artist. They keep their relationship to the shadows for fear it might out Dex, and end with both of them in jail or worse.
When a bigoted director decides the world can do with one less zombie so he can get an Oscar-worthy death scene, both Jericho and Dex are forced to reexamine their lives and make some decisions that might tilt their world on its axis.
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A Wolf Brushed Red
By: Andie Johnston
25 pages / 7700 words
Buy Link: http://www.torquerebooks.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=96&products_id=3881
Rowan leads a quiet life, but a shortcut through the woods puts her in the path of something dangerous. Lily has held onto her memory of Rowan since a chance meeting when they were both girls. When they find one another again, they don’t expect to become so close so fast, but they’ll both discover that the danger hasn’t passed just yet.

Sweet Tooth
By: Julia Talbot

12 pages / 3000 words
Buy Link: http://www.torquerebooks.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=96&products_id=3880
It's Alan and Shiloh's anniversary, and Alan wants to do something special to mark the day. Lucky for him, Shiloh has a huge sweet-tooth and all Alan needs to do to make the day special is buy chocolate covered cherries and candied pecans.
Shiloh's got plans of his own, too, and Alan's sweets will make the perfect dessert for Shiloh's steaks. That is if they ever get to the food; they can't seem to keep their hands off each other. Good thing they both think that's the best way to celebrate their anniversary, after all.
Originally published in the Pour Some Sugar On It anthology.
Coming Next Week...
Two Guys Walk into an Apocalypse by VL Locey

Flying with Dragons by Sean Michael

Mister, May I? Sip:

Captain May I by Kayla Bain-Vbra
Coming next Week from Prizm Books...
My Life as a Myth by Huston Piner

Prizm Pinch:

Refrigeration Blues by Richard Natale

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