- Scenes from a Quiet Apocalypse
- What If I'm A Merfolk?
- Spiders of the Shifting Swamp
- Promise Me Nothing
- New Moons Under Which to Sleep
- Intercity Illusions
- Old Legends and New Fables
- Volatile Figments
- Heroes of Necessity
- Coast to Coast Stars
- Crime and Necromancy
- The Trouble with the Tick-Tock Tabby
- Denizens of Distant Realms
- Crossing the Streams
- Cross and Circle
Dani finds the new director in her college theater department more than a little unnerving, but she has barely scratched the surface on just how weird things are about to get. Lucy just wanted a date for homecoming, not the heaps of trouble her wish cookie has stirred up in her high school. Unable to find the inspiration for a performance for her dance troupe, Mia calls upon a muse and gets far more than she bargained for. Mikayla feels bad about having drifted away from her BFF Ashley, but Ashley's new lifestyle may be more than Mikayla can handle. Julia doesn't know how she came to be bound to a painting in a hotel, but she's about to find out how to break the curse. And Seattle homicide detective Moira O'Connelly has more than a suspicion that a recent arson is tied to an orphanage fire years ago. But how the young psychic who calls herself Cassie is connected is not what she was expecting to find.
The supernatural abounds in this collection of six dark contemporary fantasy short stories by author Dawn Vogel. Stories staring teenage witches and ageless childlike ghosts sit side by side with those featuring normal women confronting eldritch gods, muses, ghouls, and mad scientists. Everyone's got problems, and these characters are dealing with more than their fair share!