Coming Soon From J.L. Pattison
THE MONSTER IN THE WELL
Jack has a secret: he keeps a monster in an old well. As long as the monster stays in Jack’s well, it can do no harm, but if it escapes it will destroy all of mankind. The monster has remained captive for decades until the day a nosey neighbor opens the well.
A MAN NAMED ED
A mother answers a knock at the door to discover a mysterious man on her doorstep. He offers to take her son into his care to train him, educate him, and prepare him for the future—all free of charge. But is the man’s proposition too good to be true?
Three ants pause during their busy work to debate which of their respective attributes is best: wisdom, riches, might. But they will soon learn none of those things matter in the end.
When a mother is asked by her young daughter about The Takers who steal children away from their parents, her explanation as to why her daughter is one of the children that The Takers won't come for, only brings up deeper questions than the mother is prepared to answer.
A TALE OF TWO TIGERS
Two tigers who live vastly different lives, each thinks the other is a fool for not choosing their way of life.
It’s the 1940s. Love and war are in the air and a woman has a chance to meet with her former husband at the train station as he’s passing through her town. After years of separation—and with the hope of reconciliation in the balance—this is the opportunity she had prayed for.
But, much has changed in her life during their years apart, including the accident, the result of which makes her reluctant to go to the train station to see him. Is it better to meet and take the chance of being rejected, or to not show up and let him always remember her how she used to be?
A man awakens in a windowless room not knowing who he is, where he is, or how he got there. He never gets hungry or thirsty, but as each day passes the room gets smaller. The only means of escape is a single door that remains locked from the outside.
WHAT LURKS BENEATH
Something deadly is lurking in the Florida swamps and waterways, snatching people from the water, kayaks, and even the banks. But officials don't want to admit what's happening because science says the creature doesn't exist.
THE MORE THINGS CHANGE
Deep into a vividly realistic nightmare where he's being pursued through a damp and cold forest by Nazi soldiers, a man awakens from his dream to find his current situation is no better.
IN SEARCH OF GREENER GRASS
A man takes his family on a journey into the unknown universe in search of a habitable planet hoping to find an escape from the wars at home. But the grass isn’t always greener, even on other planets.
TWELVE WHITE TULIPS
An old woman recovering from a hip injury is delighted to have a visit from her daughter, until her husband arrives with news she doesn't want to hear.
A desperate man trying to catch a mysterious woman doesn’t realize that he too, is being pursued.