A killer is on the lose. A butcher who eats his victims. So far, five girls have died horribly, pieces of them mailed to the local newspaper. Will Miranda be the sixth? Or has the Butcher of Bayonne bitten off more than he can chew this time.
The second is The Madame Penitent, which can be found in both Pandora's Children Book 3 and The Complete Nightmares Book 1. This is probably my favorite story in the collection and is a fan favorite. I also included Naughty and Nice as a bonus, which can be found for free in Dark Interludes and also The Complete Nightmares Book 2. I included this story simply because it is a fun read. While I was re-editing it a month ago, I realized why it won 3rd place in Suspense Magazine's annual contest: because it is dark and funny with a lot of good lines.
Anyway, both are now available on Smashwords for free, and will be available on Amazon for free in a month or so- it is quite a convoluted path for an indie author to get their stuff on Amazon for free, but it can be done. Just takes a while. Anyway, here are the covers.