Books & Short Stories

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That Hoodoo You Do

Extended Novella SERIES Coming FALL 2018!

Paranormal Romance ● Urban Fantasy ● Novella
(First Published in Secrets & Sorcery Anthology)

THAT HOODOO YOU DO tells the tale of a young hoodoo witch and the guitar-playing bluesman she falls for. When Juju’s momma works powerful conjure to keep her new boyfriend away, Juju summons the Man at the Crossroads for help… but deals like that always come at a cost. 

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Secrets & Sorcery

Limited Edition Anthology ● Summer 2017 Only
Paranormal Romance Novella (20K words)

It’s a bitch to love a witch…

Prepare to fall under the spell of 17 paranormal romance and urban fantasy romance stories filled with witches, necromancers, shape-shifters, aura-readers, demons, and more!

This anthology from today’s NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, internationally best-selling, and award-winning authors is a wickedly fun collection promising hours upon hours of reading enjoyment.

Each story in this limited edition anthology is new and exclusive, featuring unique magical abilities and spellbinding characters you won’t soon forget!


Project Snow

Science Fiction ● Fairy Tale ● Novelette (9K Words)

Snow White meets genetic engineering in this captivating blend of science fiction and dark fairy tale that will hook you from the very first line…

Like most engineered kids, Amara can’t wait to turn sixteen. Sixteen means confirmation of immunity to the aging infection that plagues mankind. And confirmation means freedom, leaving behind the quarantine of the Tower where she’s lived all her life for a new life in the city — no filtration veils required.

But the queen has other plans. The queen is dying and needs a new heart. Daughter or not, Amara’s will do. With her mother out for her heart, Amara can’t afford misplaced trust. A Guardsman wants to help save her, but is it for love or a dark plan of his own?

● Also available FREE on Amazon

★★★★★ Excellent Read
❝I am generally not a Fantasy buff but the blend with Science Fiction piqued my curiosity. The writing is compelling, the storyline is unique and captivating and I was hooked from the first page to the last.❞
— Amazon Review

Deadly Beauties: Dark YA Paranormal Tales of Troubled Girls

YA ● Dark Paranormal ● Story Collection (10K words)

A dangerous new power. A carnival of nightmares and dreams. And a creepy tall man who lurks in the shadows, watching and waiting…

Five girls must confront the darkness within and around them in this haunting collection of dark paranormal tales. Stories included:

LUX AETERNA: Hell has its demons. Lux has Foster Dad George in this coming-of-age superpower origin story — of a darker sort.

MAUDLIN CARNIVAL: A mysterious investigator prowls through the memories of Evelyn Jones in search of the clues he needs to prevent her tragic death. But time is almost out. What will happen to Evelyn should he fail?

ROZA MIRA: In these three connected tales, Svetlana, Catalina and Soojin have it all: beauty, youth, successful modeling careers… and a creepy man in black who watches them from afar. But each day he gets closer. They call him El Flaco, Geulimja, a Rasputin in a suit. Who is he and what does he want? The three girls will soon find out — whether they want to or not.

 ● Also available FREE on Amazon

★★★★★ Awesome
❝Deadly Beauties is a collection of short stories by LA author Cherita Smith, a fairly new-to-me author who has impressed me with her hauntingly beautiful style of writing that reminds me of Tanith Lee, except with an American urban flair... These stories were dark yet beautiful, and very nicely done. Recommended.❞
— Amazon Review

The First Will Be Poetic

YA ● Paranormal ● Short Story (6K words)

Prom should be a night of fun, magic and… murder? In this deliciously dark paranormal thriller, it just might be.

Victoria Singer wants prom to be a magical night. She’s going with her longtime crush, Brett Tyler, and she’s decided that he will be her first. She’s all set to get her wish, too — until an old frenemy appears, dredging up dark secrets that could leave Victoria singing a woeful tune by the night’s end.

But Victoria is nothing if not determined. Her first will be poetic… the way justice often is.

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❝That was just... WOW. That was beautiful! ❤❞


Science Fiction ● Dystopian ● Short Story (WIP)

Technician #479 is the lucky worker assigned to birth SIA, a new model-D bot at the Simtex Factory on the far east side of town. Socially intelligent and aware, learning, feeling, thinking... SIA is bot, perfected. Technician #479 is lucky indeed.

Until a Mistake is made during the birthing process. Then Technician #479 fears for his job. He knows any Mistakes can only be the fault of the Employee. And he did close his eyes, if only for a few seconds. He will most certainly be Demoted. Maybe even Fired, forced out the back of the factory at gunpoint. Driven from the safety of the factory compound into the Skids, that no-man's-land of Unemployed lawlessness where he'll be forced to scratch out a living somehow...

Why, oh why, did he close his eyes?

And was it truly a Mistake, or something more?

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