Fifteen short stories where demonkind come face to face with humankind, the results are sometimes amusing and sometimes horrifying. What they all have in common is a fast moving style which will keep you entertained from start to finish.
There may be some who try to deal with Demons and come to regret it, while others may be lucky and enjoy good fortune.
A gambler sells his immortal soul without considering the consequences. A brutal exorcism tears apart a religious community. A demon becomes caught up in a confidence trick. A young girl discovers a demon’s treasure horde. When armed police confront a demon they find their modern weapons are of little use.
A young woman seeks help from a demon, but the price is more than she is willing to pay.
Bruce Johnson returns with another set of tales which will appeal to many tastes.
A party of adventurers ride out to rescue a lady, but a demon plays an unexpected part in their quest.
An archaeologist unearths her greatest find but the results are far from expected.
Violent killers seem to lurk in every alleyway and the menace of demonkind is never far off.
Bruce Johnson’s tales feature trickery and revenge, demon possession, exorcism, strange new worlds and demon warfare. There are even some moments of dry humour.
These stories are timeless and will appeal to anyone who loves a short story with a wicked twist at the end, as well as those who love the occult for its own sake
Ancient prophecies play out on the streets of modern London as the greatest of the Demon Lords plan their path to domination.
“A woman shall have a child, and that child shall be demonspawn, and it shall rise to have riches and power in the world of men, and it shall gain leadership and domination over mankind.”
At first the unsuspecting humans are unaware of their peril, as a rising tide of unexplained events seem to be disturbing but unrelated. On the wild moorlands of Yorkshire a retired prison officer is torn apart by vicious beasts beneath the eerie light of a blood moon. In the suburbs of London women are stalked and murdered. Churches are desecrated and acts of extreme violence leave the police searching for answers.
This full length adventure pits human against demon in a desperate struggle for survival, and the human world is the richest prize of all,