1st Round Results (View the Assignments)

The 1st Round results from the Short Story Challenge 2020 are below in ascending order by heat number! If your story is listed among the top 5 of your heat, congratulations on advancing to the 2nd Round kicking off at 11:59PM EDT (New York time) on Thursday, April 2nd. The 790 advancing writers will be placed in new heats and will be challenged to create 2,000 word (maximum) stories in just 3 days based on a new genre, subject, and character assignment.
 
Whether your story is listed below or not, everyone should be proud of writing an original story from scratch in just 8 days. It's been a rough few months for everyone around the world and the future is uncertain for so many, but we hope you are able to continue to write any way you can during these difficult times. We're all in this together. Thanks to everyone for participating and stay safe!

 
Top Stories by Heat

HM = Honorable Mention

 

      HEAT TOP STORIES      
1 - Fantasy / An obsession / A mason #1 - ''The Mason of Ballybeg'' by Brenda Martin  SYNOPSIS - As the sun prepares to rise on the Summer Solstice, boredom induces two disparate creatures – a mischievous angel and a talented mason – to participate in a dangerous challenge.
1 - Fantasy / An obsession / A mason #2 - ''The Labyrinth'' by Brenna Conley  SYNOPSIS - Daedalus begins to unravel; Icarus dreams of the sky.

Together, they’ll escape their prison.
1 - Fantasy / An obsession / A mason #3 - ''On The Cliff By The Sea'' by Beth Royston  SYNOPSIS - A widowed stonemason moves away with what’s left of his beloved wife, hoping to ignore the mounting problem of the loss of his breath.
1 - Fantasy / An obsession / A mason #4 - ''Set in Stone'' by Lisa Knight  SYNOPSIS - Herman Havenfield wants one thing, a perfect bride. When he is threated by his parents to either settle for a good woman or be disowned, he turns to magical means to attain something seemingly unattainable.
1 - Fantasy / An obsession / A mason #5 - ''The Last Mason'' by KL Morris  SYNOPSIS - He works on alone because they said they would return. The last of his family fights the fading light...
1 - Fantasy / An obsession / A mason #HM - ''A Bridge to the World'' by William Brady  SYNOPSIS - An ambitious mason becomes a pawn in a game of Beauty, Power, and Goodness when he agrees to build a stone bridge to the faraway island of Karindos. In his quest to build this impossible “bridge to the world”, he faces ogres, mermaids and sea monsters, but it is his own private obsession that proves the most challenging obstacle of all.
1 - Fantasy / An obsession / A mason #HM - ''The Dragon, the Ale house, and the Castle'' by Michael Hock  SYNOPSIS - Synopsis: When a dragon king is deposed, where is he to live?
1 - Fantasy / An obsession / A mason #HM - ''Sensum and Dolrems'' by Ram Sundaram  SYNOPSIS - After learning as a child that northern winds, called Dolrems, bring grief to people, a young mason strives to build a wall high enough to shield herself from sorrow.
2 - Thriller / Freezing / A kidnapper #1 - ''Fire and Ice'' by Morgan Fuller  SYNOPSIS - Held by an unknown captor, a gifted Fire Tamer must uncover the motives of his kidnapper, along with his own dark secret, and escape. That is, if he doesn’t freeze first.
2 - Thriller / Freezing / A kidnapper #2 - ''When The Bough Breaks'' by E. Soma  SYNOPSIS - Sophia Blaides is hired as a nanny for the recently widowed Jon Comwell to care for his twelve year old son, Tommy. Over the course of her short employment, Sophia learns about the darker side of the Comwell household, and the possible threat to her own life.
2 - Thriller / Freezing / A kidnapper #3 - ''Origin'' by Brianna Tran  SYNOPSIS - A girl with a device that allows her to jump between alternate universes becomes trapped in a fairy tale world. She faces a race against time to escape the fantasy universe before she is trapped there forever.
2 - Thriller / Freezing / A kidnapper #4 - ''Lazuli'' by Emily Bonahoom  SYNOPSIS - A young security detail accompanies a world renowned scientist on his latest voyage to the Galleon asteroid belt. In search for a life-s¬aving algae, what they find is just the opposite.
2 - Thriller / Freezing / A kidnapper #5 - ''Subject Three'' by J. H. O'Rourke  SYNOPSIS - A young woman becomes a pawn in a psychopath's twisted plan to reunite his family.
2 - Thriller / Freezing / A kidnapper #HM - ''Cracking Adonis'' by Rock LaManna  SYNOPSIS - In this cyberpunk thriller, hard-boiled hacker Mara faces the fallout of a job gone wrong—her last job, nonetheless. With her partner Orion kidnapped by a mysterious force, she must decide whether finding him is worth early retirement.
2 - Thriller / Freezing / A kidnapper #HM - ''Isidoro'' by Marcel Barker  SYNOPSIS - A former Mexican gang member is captured by bikers, including the father of a girl he kidnapped in his past life. He escapes into the woods of the British Columbia interior in the cold of winter, and must run for his life.
2 - Thriller / Freezing / A kidnapper #HM - ''The ice storm'' by Louise Leger  SYNOPSIS - A pregnant woman is kidnapped during the Ice Storm of 1998, while her brother is at risk of being frozen out of the family wealth.
3 - Suspense / A hospital visit / A doppelgänger #1 - ''Motherhood'' by R. M. Reynard  SYNOPSIS - A young woman struggles to connect with her first-born child as a familiar stranger infiltrates their home.
3 - Suspense / A hospital visit / A doppelgänger #2 - ''Eastern 'Flu'' by Leon Seah  SYNOPSIS - A young doctor finds himself in a remote hospital during the outbreak of a deadly epidemic. Through a doppelganger, he finds out who the first victim is.
3 - Suspense / A hospital visit / A doppelgänger #3 - ''The Good Doctor'' by Jo-Elle Perkins  SYNOPSIS - What would you do to become the man you always wanted to be?
3 - Suspense / A hospital visit / A doppelgänger #4 - ''Pulse'' by Lauren Bavis  SYNOPSIS - Two nurses each have their reasons for murder.
3 - Suspense / A hospital visit / A doppelgänger #5 - ''A Good Cause'' by Clare Hawkins  SYNOPSIS - When feckless, unemployed Joe visits his wife in hospital, they eavesdrop on a conversation between a rich old woman patient and her visitor, which offers the impecunious couple a risky solution to their financial problems.
3 - Suspense / A hospital visit / A doppelgänger #HM - ''Just Tired'' by Lenore Butcher  SYNOPSIS - Linda is spending time in the hospital recovering from a nervous breakdown.  Is the ghostly figure she keeps seeing real or is it part of her mental illness?
3 - Suspense / A hospital visit / A doppelgänger #HM - ''Seeing Yourself in a Patient'' by Jake Daniels  SYNOPSIS - Dr. Richard Daunt is called into work on one of his vacation days. When the patient in question looks exactly like him, he decides he needs to investigate the coincidence, but he might not like what he finds.
3 - Suspense / A hospital visit / A doppelgänger #HM - ''The Astronaut'' by Robert Wood  SYNOPSIS - A man wakes up in hospital with no clue what has happened. Gradually, he realizes that he has been kidnapped by business rivals and a replacement is now living his life.
4 - Horror / Forgiveness / A deputy #1 - ''The December Incident'' by Neil Whitfield  SYNOPSIS - A Deputy Headmaster prepares an old school to close for the winter. But something haunts him, and the old building, to the bitter cold end.
4 - Horror / Forgiveness / A deputy #2 - ''Deputy Wayne'' by Beret Olsen  SYNOPSIS - When he is called to a grisly crime scene—and the sheriff is nowhere to be found—Deputy Wayne is in way over his head.
4 - Horror / Forgiveness / A deputy #3 - ''71 Hours'' by Terry Downie  SYNOPSIS - A man has lost his memory but may have done something terrible, and he must follow the clues to find the truth.
4 - Horror / Forgiveness / A deputy #4 - ''The Red Violin'' by Annie M. Pasquinelli  SYNOPSIS - A violinist with a peculiar instrument rises to peak classical music fame for her enthralling performances, but at a cost that she never discusses, except with her victims: For each concert she performs, she must sacrifice the life of one of her fellow performers.
4 - Horror / Forgiveness / A deputy #5 - ''Watching'' by Orla Barry  SYNOPSIS - A man watches over his girlfriend and her stalkers.
4 - Horror / Forgiveness / A deputy #HM - ''I, Wolf, Man, Beast'' by The Eagle  SYNOPSIS - When a father breaks his deal with the Devil, his debt passes on to his son.
4 - Horror / Forgiveness / A deputy #HM - ''Going Home'' by Nikkia Daniel  SYNOPSIS - Deputy is the grim reaper, living in disguise as a cat at the Sunrise Valley Senior Care Facility and helping the elderly transition.  But could his particular talents be of use elsewhere?
4 - Horror / Forgiveness / A deputy #HM - ''Laura By Any Other Name'' by Jennifer Towery  SYNOPSIS - A struggling actress is desperate to nail her next audition, but she

realizes too late that it’s for a role she doesn’t want.
5 - Comedy / A strict diet / An apprentice #1 - ''Widdershins'' by Jackie Mak  SYNOPSIS - Marissa arrives at the witch’s hut and quickly discovers that being a witch’s apprentice is nothing like she imagined. For one thing, her mentor is dead when she gets there.
5 - Comedy / A strict diet / An apprentice #2 - ''Fire and Knives'' by Tessa Jones  SYNOPSIS - Gordon Wilson tries to scale an insurmountable obstacle on his last day as an apprentice chef – Chef Louis, tyrant of the kitchen, who seems determined to make him fail.
5 - Comedy / A strict diet / An apprentice #3 - ''Taste the Rainbow'' by Meg Kimball  SYNOPSIS - When little Polly gets a chance to become a magician’s apprentice, her life becomes much more colorful.
5 - Comedy / A strict diet / An apprentice #4 - ''A Fair Price'' by Arsen Quill  SYNOPSIS - Hijinks ensue as an amateur pawnbroker attempts to navigate his love life, his kleptomania, and his esoteric neighbors.
5 - Comedy / A strict diet / An apprentice #5 - ''The Undoing of Randall Kingswood'' by Matthew Gallagher  SYNOPSIS - A world-famous diet and fitness guru finally meets the woman of his dreams - his apprentice.
5 - Comedy / A strict diet / An apprentice #HM - ''Andy Anderson, Apprentice Detective'' by Charlie Rogers  SYNOPSIS - Andy needs a job and Solomon needs an apprentice. One of them needs a doughnut.
5 - Comedy / A strict diet / An apprentice #HM - ''Juniper and the Hungry Mushroom'' by Kaylim Writes  SYNOPSIS - Marcella is a fairy with a dying mushroom named Fred; Juniper is the drunk who is going to save him.
5 - Comedy / A strict diet / An apprentice #HM - ''Digital Dorian'' by Taylor Ashbrook  SYNOPSIS - Is too much of a good thing ever really too much? A woman with a difficult diagnosis gets a reprieve.
6 - Romance / Music lesson(s) / A debt collector #1 - ''Equilibrium'' by Debby Huvaere  SYNOPSIS - At Equilibrium – the National Bank of Emotional Balances – Raymond settles the emotional debts in relationships. It’s a job he does with passion, until, one day, a folder with his name on it appears on his desk.
6 - Romance / Music lesson(s) / A debt collector #2 - ''The Paradoxical Timing of the Heart'' by Catherine Brown  SYNOPSIS - A time travel researcher falls in love while in the past and must find a way to save the people she loves from certain death without breaking time.
6 - Romance / Music lesson(s) / A debt collector #3 - ''Broken Strings'' by L. Mahayla Smith  SYNOPSIS - A low income single mother and her beautiful, brainy high school daughter try to escape a desperate past when danger catches up to them. Love comes to the rescue.
6 - Romance / Music lesson(s) / A debt collector #4 - ''Helen, Lester and I'' by Emma Preston  SYNOPSIS - I have loved Helen from the first touch of her fingers, but I’m afraid she no longer loves me
6 - Romance / Music lesson(s) / A debt collector #5 - ''Half song'' by Sandhya Acharya  SYNOPSIS - Running into Neil at her son's choir performance, Savitha is reminded again of the past and of a half song that she and Neil had worked on years back. Will the half song ever leave her?
6 - Romance / Music lesson(s) / A debt collector #HM - ''The Collector'' by Jarett Greenstein  SYNOPSIS - A debt collector pays a visit to a woman who is in debt. Her enigmatic and different way of life makes him question the complexity of another’s situation, and it is in this urge to understand where he feels love.
6 - Romance / Music lesson(s) / A debt collector #HM - ''Unfamiliar Crops'' by Dora Tortorici  SYNOPSIS - During the 1960s, when the times were changing, a young farmer who is on the brink of losing everything receives a message and a psychedelic gift from a mysterious stranger containing the tools he needs to find love and happiness.
6 - Romance / Music lesson(s) / A debt collector #HM - ''Made Contact'' by Jenilee Daw  SYNOPSIS - Clara, a veterinary student working nights at a third-party debt collector call center, unassumingly finds love in Henry, an empathetic music teacher with a massive debt due to his late mother’s untimely death.
7 - Comedy / A negotiation / A surfing instructor #1 - ''Hookah Jones and the Gas-Riders of Onrar'' by John W. Otte  SYNOPSIS - A self-important ambassador wants to make his mark on history by negotiating a peace between human colonists and the native inhabitants of the planet of Onrar, but his mission will succeed or fail on the help of an unimpressive buffoon.
7 - Comedy / A negotiation / A surfing instructor #2 - ''A Porpoise Full Life'' by Rebecca Saaltink  SYNOPSIS - It's about time the dolphins got paid.
7 - Comedy / A negotiation / A surfing instructor #3 - ''Tubular'' by Hank Silevarr  SYNOPSIS - A daredevil surfer tries to ride the tallest wave in the universe.
7 - Comedy / A negotiation / A surfing instructor #4 - ''Esperanza'' by Chelsea Baker  SYNOPSIS - A young man agrees to a deal without understanding what it is he’s being asked to do.
7 - Comedy / A negotiation / A surfing instructor #5 - ''Hebrew Slave Surf Club'' by Jonathan Chisdes  SYNOPSIS - What if Mel Brooks told the story of the exodus from Egypt as a surf movie?  It might be the silliest Midrash ever told.
7 - Comedy / A negotiation / A surfing instructor #HM - ''“How to Outwit a Second-Rate Hustler and Other Important Lessons”'' by Natalie Darnell  SYNOPSIS - A reluctant woman guides a group of senior citizens through the intricacies of the internet. While the students grow more confident in their computer skills, their instructor grows more confident in herself.
7 - Comedy / A negotiation / A surfing instructor #HM - ''The Pickle Deal'' by Janet Whitehead  SYNOPSIS - The quest to win the heart of a local surf instructor

during the storm of the century in Newfoundland comes down to pickles.
7 - Comedy / A negotiation / A surfing instructor #HM - ''Surf's Up'' by Wendy Eiben  SYNOPSIS - An inept, first time hit man negotiates with his equally inept target.
8 - Romance / A hobby / A security guard #1 - ''Number 251'' by Hannah Deatherage  SYNOPSIS - An uninspired security camera guard sees a new inmate in the Lambda prison garden, and begins to watch her.
8 - Romance / A hobby / A security guard #2 - ''Bessie and Boyd'' by Mary Ingram-Schatz  SYNOPSIS - When a septuagenarian hot dog eating legend past her prime meets a lonely security guard will a lost good luck charm spark an unlikely romance?
8 - Romance / A hobby / A security guard #3 - ''Coat Check Poetry'' by Juliana Morgado  SYNOPSIS - An elderly security guard wins the affection of the new coat check attendant through single lined poems called monostiches.
8 - Romance / A hobby / A security guard #4 - ''The Cafe Under the Stars'' by Paulene Turner  SYNOPSIS - An art thief and a gallery guard with a detective's instinct for lying. What could possibly go wrong?
8 - Romance / A hobby / A security guard #5 - ''The Last Hearth'' by JOSH PARSLEY  SYNOPSIS - A medieval romance that follows a legendary knight, accompanied by his faithful page, on his ultimate and final quest. A quest to rescue his true love from the clutches of an evil king and live happily ever after.
8 - Romance / A hobby / A security guard #HM - ''Effluence'' by Bia Loyola  SYNOPSIS - Hazel paints a picture with words as she compares the love of her life, John Andrier, to Nature.
8 - Romance / A hobby / A security guard #HM - ''Thumper and the One-Legged-Girl'' by Victoria Veldhoen  SYNOPSIS - A girl meets a boy while patrolling one night at work. Together they explore their dreams and for a moment, feel a little less alone.
8 - Romance / A hobby / A security guard #HM - ''January'' by Fiona Nichols  SYNOPSIS - Fiery waitress Gemma is the highlight of Chris' nightshift at the store. He grabs an opportunity to spend some time with her.
9 - Drama / Privacy / A baker #1 - ''The Jewelry Box of Hildegard von Dideritz'' by Kizer Nix  SYNOPSIS - Hildegard von Dideritz has kept a mysterious jewelry box locked for over sixty years, but during a visit by her daughter and granddaughter, she decides it may finally be time to reveal the box’s secret and let them know the truth about their family’s identity.
9 - Drama / Privacy / A baker #2 - ''The Bakery'' by Anna Round  SYNOPSIS - After the death of her husband and son, Alex takes refuge behind a wall of privacy – in a bakery on the Breton coast. An old story and new kindness show her how to live again
9 - Drama / Privacy / A baker #3 - ''A Quiet Life'' by David Burg  SYNOPSIS - A young wife experiences the push and pull of a quiet, private life before and after the disappearance of her husband.
9 - Drama / Privacy / A baker #4 - ''Egg Wash'' by Paige Blumenthal  SYNOPSIS - The public appearance of a family living above their bakery contrasts with their private life, hiding the dysfunction within.
9 - Drama / Privacy / A baker #5 - ''PRIVATE'' by ara harwood  SYNOPSIS - As our private lives are subjected to closer scrutiny by state surveillance, how much of our subjective and cultural experiences can be revealed?
9 - Drama / Privacy / A baker #HM - ''The Secret Ingredient'' by Kelsey Dilday  SYNOPSIS - A fiancé discovers a secret about his soon-to-be bride, with consequences dire for their relationship. Scones not included.
9 - Drama / Privacy / A baker #HM - ''Red Velvet'' by MB Alves  SYNOPSIS - It had been years since she'd let a message from her husband go unanswered.
9 - Drama / Privacy / A baker #HM - ''Birds of Paradise'' by Noah Geffroyd  SYNOPSIS - Two friends figure out how to deal with their past, and how to find a better future.
10 - Ghost Story / Hesitation / A mime #1 - ''The Performer'' by Kristine Hadeed  SYNOPSIS - An aspiring circus performer with a shrouded past becomes involved in a terrifying mystery.
10 - Ghost Story / Hesitation / A mime #2 - ''Hescher House'' by Steve Atinsky  SYNOPSIS - A young man, burdened with remorse, takes up residence at a ghostly boarding house.
10 - Ghost Story / Hesitation / A mime #3 - ''Find Your Light'' by Allison Witham  SYNOPSIS - An aging mime says goodbye to his best friend and his theatre.
10 - Ghost Story / Hesitation / A mime #4 - ''July 5th, 1944. Hartford, Connecticut.'' by D. V. Mason  SYNOPSIS - Margot flees from Occupied France to join the circus in America, but tragedy follows her. Thankfully, so did her ghosts.
10 - Ghost Story / Hesitation / A mime #5 - ''Doppelganger'' by Gabby Bangert  SYNOPSIS - Two young girls tied with balloons through time witness a watery fate.
10 - Ghost Story / Hesitation / A mime #HM - ''The Mourning Light'' by Miranda Shephard  SYNOPSIS - A father trapped in the past seeks peace in light of his daughter's death.
10 - Ghost Story / Hesitation / A mime #HM - ''Silence'' by Jack Pike  SYNOPSIS - The murder of a local performer changes a young man's life forever when his brother’s mistake begins to haunt him.
10 - Ghost Story / Hesitation / A mime #HM - ''Trapeze'' by Jo Hadeed  SYNOPSIS - A troubled man encounters a stranger.
11 - Sci-Fi / Betrayal / A delivery driver #1 - ''Midnight Bridge Over Ocean'' by Lena Friedman  SYNOPSIS - Under the cover of a dark misty night, Sylvé Henson makes the most important delivery of his life. All around him, the ocean dreams.
11 - Sci-Fi / Betrayal / A delivery driver #2 - ''Milk Whale'' by Celeste Goschen  SYNOPSIS - Milk Whale



Two of the world’s leading social scientists are working against the clock to solve a mysterious behavioral shift in their perfect, genetically modified world.

Hesta, a milk courier, having learnt about genetic memory from her Inuit grandfather, is on a mission to introduce some ‘old culture’ back into the genome via a different kind of milk.
11 - Sci-Fi / Betrayal / A delivery driver #3 - ''To Be Alive'' by J Anne Fullerton  SYNOPSIS - A delivery driver becomes entangled in a scheme to save the future of her world by altering the past.
11 - Sci-Fi / Betrayal / A delivery driver #4 - ''A Deadly Delivery'' by K. Lorraine Williams  SYNOPSIS - All Ashre wants is to protect her friends, and all they want is to kill each other.
11 - Sci-Fi / Betrayal / A delivery driver #5 - ''Carnaval'' by Mike Bird  SYNOPSIS - Betrayal has its price.
11 - Sci-Fi / Betrayal / A delivery driver #HM - ''Allied Inc.'' by Priya Singh  SYNOPSIS - Simmering tensions between humans and aliens come to a head when aliens arrive on Earth to set up an alien-human venture.
11 - Sci-Fi / Betrayal / A delivery driver #HM - ''Uprooted'' by Lea Kaplan  SYNOPSIS - A girl with an affinity for gardening who lives on a spaceship ends up on a planet in its early stages of terraforming. She is quickly forced to learn where her value lies.
11 - Sci-Fi / Betrayal / A delivery driver #HM - ''Cargo'' by Christopher Long  SYNOPSIS - Two longtime friends make the week long trek across the barren landscape of Mars to deliver a container that will change their lives forever.
12 - Fairy Tale / An addiction / A train conductor #1 - ''The Fastest Way to Travel'' by Steph Ryan  SYNOPSIS - Being the train conductor takes you to magical places, lets you meet magical beings, and then it makes you leave them. It is a difficult life to lead, until one day the conductor is given the chance to make it a little less lonely…
12 - Fairy Tale / An addiction / A train conductor #2 - ''Chasing the Dragon'' by Larry Cruse  SYNOPSIS - Two desperate junkies go in search of a guaranteed treasure, but find an adventure neither of them could have expected.
12 - Fairy Tale / An addiction / A train conductor #3 - ''A Wooden Boy'' by Susan Lyons  SYNOPSIS - Virgil has been conducting travelers through other worlds for many, many generations, but listening to their stories of desire, love, and loss never gets any easier.
12 - Fairy Tale / An addiction / A train conductor #4 - ''I Was a God of the Earth'' by Rod Haden  SYNOPSIS - Loneliness and isolation drive a once mighty beast down a sad and desperate path.
12 - Fairy Tale / An addiction / A train conductor #5 - ''Thirty-Six-Million Roubles'' by Clarke O'Gara  SYNOPSIS - Once upon a time there was a train that took the highest rollers to the grandest casinos. On that train was a conductor, who found himself playing for a most unusual prize.
12 - Fairy Tale / An addiction / A train conductor #HM - ''I Can Stop Whenever I Want'' by Pablo Zubieta  SYNOPSIS - A cautionary fairy tale about a jolly little gnome that needs a little help here and there to keep his life on track.
12 - Fairy Tale / An addiction / A train conductor #HM - ''The Gurdon Light'' by Ashley Loftin Murray  SYNOPSIS - A working class woman in the Arkansas Delta comes to terms with family lore, trauma, and alcoholism by pursuing a Southern folktale.
12 - Fairy Tale / An addiction / A train conductor #HM - ''The Price'' by Nancy Haines  SYNOPSIS - A magical conductor is collecting souls.
13 - Fantasy / A trap / A firefighter #1 - ''From the Ashes'' by Clara Jones  SYNOPSIS - A firefighter is called on to make a tough choice, but things aren't always what they appear.
13 - Fantasy / A trap / A firefighter #2 - ''Flyx and the Fire'' by Draka Gustar  SYNOPSIS - A fairy and her firefly frenemy must balance weakness and strength to save their community from an evil fire spell entrapping fairies and destroying the firefly homeland.
13 - Fantasy / A trap / A firefighter #3 - ''Spontaneous Compassion'' by Kara Knauss  SYNOPSIS - The Spontaneous Combustion Unit’s top firefighter, Kian Franzil, must set a trap to discover the identity of a vigilante firefighter who is much better than him when it comes to saving lives.
13 - Fantasy / A trap / A firefighter #4 - ''A Scrap of Talent'' by Tara O'Riley  SYNOPSIS - A young firefighter struggles with a series of mysterious fires.
13 - Fantasy / A trap / A firefighter #5 - ''The Lost Firefighter'' by Zach Wielgus  SYNOPSIS - To prevent future fires from destroying their town, the High Council of Amrynn decides only a human influenced by their dark magic can save them.
13 - Fantasy / A trap / A firefighter #HM - ''Enlightened'' by Roisin Boyle  SYNOPSIS - Hestia wants to be a hero. She rescues a koala bear from the Australian bushfires, but she gets more than she bargained for.
13 - Fantasy / A trap / A firefighter #HM - ''Up In Smoke'' by Mark Bradley  SYNOPSIS - The goal of fire is to consume and expand, and a firekin's soul shares the same nature. But magic has a way of using a firekin’s own weakness to keep balance by protecting its flames from spreading too far.
13 - Fantasy / A trap / A firefighter #HM - ''The Fire Tree'' by Tessa Quinn  SYNOPSIS - A small-town farmer and member of the Rural Fire Service learns that there are dangers older and more terrible than a bushfire.
14 - Political Satire / A smear campaign / A flight attendant #1 - ''Two-Faced'' by Rachel Blackmore  SYNOPSIS - When a flight attendant receives an unusual job offer from a mysterious passenger, she quickly finds herself embroiled in a political game that is way over her head.
14 - Political Satire / A smear campaign / A flight attendant #2 - ''Gatekeepers'' by Chelsea Newman  SYNOPSIS - A man fleeing wild wolves inside an airport is put under scrutiny for not going through the proper channels to aquire an airline ticket.
14 - Political Satire / A smear campaign / A flight attendant #3 - ''In-Flight Entertainment'' by Christine-Carolyn Calimlim  SYNOPSIS - Frankie Anderson has her fair share of odd experiences from working for an airline, but this election cycle is testing her patience.
14 - Political Satire / A smear campaign / A flight attendant #4 - ''#JezBecauseISmiledAtHim'' by Deanna Williams  SYNOPSIS - A disgraced politician must break the news of his embarrassment to his family.
14 - Political Satire / A smear campaign / A flight attendant #5 - ''Two for the Price of One'' by LJ Rowsell  SYNOPSIS - Ada Levin, a senior flight attendant, suffers undue criticism from her younger colleagues and as a result gets sacked.
14 - Political Satire / A smear campaign / A flight attendant #HM - ''The Mile High Lie Club'' by Adam Riley  SYNOPSIS - No one likes to fly, but with new restrictions widening class divides, economy class has become downright unbearable.
14 - Political Satire / A smear campaign / A flight attendant #HM - ''BurgerGate'' by Soul on Fire  SYNOPSIS - A veteran smear-campaign-for-hire disguises herself as a flight attendant to catch a vegan candidate in the act of eating steak.
14 - Political Satire / A smear campaign / A flight attendant #HM - ''The Writer Under Siege'' by Karl Winnower  SYNOPSIS - A writer struggles to meet the criteria of a contest he has entered, with either hopeful or disastrous results.
15 - Drama / Contagious / A taxicab driver #1 - ''Airways'' by kathryn grimmick  SYNOPSIS - When a new disease mutation begins spreading at a remarkable rate, a couple must decide how to respond in the best interest of their daughter who may be at risk.
15 - Drama / Contagious / A taxicab driver #2 - ''New York, February 2003'' by Rebecca Glass  SYNOPSIS - A widow returns to the city where her husband died and strikes up a surprising conversation with her taxi driver.
15 - Drama / Contagious / A taxicab driver #3 - ''Everywhere You Go'' by Alix Kelinda  SYNOPSIS - Rune is mocked by the animals as he drives tourists back and forth from the airport all day, every day.
15 - Drama / Contagious / A taxicab driver #4 - ''Exposure'' by Lance Oldham  SYNOPSIS - A man with severe OCD has not heard from his long time taxi driver. He must make a decision that could support someone he cares about while also putting himself at risk of being exposed to physical and emotional threats.
15 - Drama / Contagious / A taxicab driver #5 - ''You're Only as Healthy as You Feel'' by Erin MacNair  SYNOPSIS - A man facing his death plans to spend his final moments alone, watching a favourite film in a cinema filled with old memories. An imposing stranger forces him to reconsider this decision, in the wake of a deadly virus that threatens to consume them all.
15 - Drama / Contagious / A taxicab driver #HM - ''The Little Yellow Taxi'' by Shauna Paysen  SYNOPSIS - A mother struggles with raising her daughter after the death of her son.
15 - Drama / Contagious / A taxicab driver #HM - ''Bitter Changes'' by J. L. Chabotte  SYNOPSIS - An old taxi driver gets a late-night call that prompts him to consider how his community has changed and the effect that he has and can have on it.
15 - Drama / Contagious / A taxicab driver #HM - ''As Always'' by Craig Jones  SYNOPSIS - A taxicab driver struggles with change as the dying world crumbles around him.
16 - Fairy Tale / An internship / A bookshop owner #1 - ''Early Riser'' by Nasha Foster  SYNOPSIS - A young witch named Anna faces a serious conundrum when a 1000 year family curse is broken a few centuries too soon.
16 - Fairy Tale / An internship / A bookshop owner #2 - ''"The Damned"'' by Matthew E Miranda  SYNOPSIS - A mysterious internship offers a once-in-an-eon perk. Many will apply; does anyone win?
16 - Fairy Tale / An internship / A bookshop owner #3 - ''Sir Harrington’s Tragically Short Life Story'' by Adam Redmond  SYNOPSIS - In a bookshop owned by an old Mage, a bored assistant discovers his own life story. He decides to take some creative license to make his life a little more interesting, but soon realises that the grass isn’t always greener on the other side.
16 - Fairy Tale / An internship / A bookshop owner #4 - ''The Book Store on Smatter Lane'' by Michael CoDyre  SYNOPSIS - A fairy tale about a black bear and a warlock working together and becoming friends along the way.
16 - Fairy Tale / An internship / A bookshop owner #5 - ''Konrad's Journey to the Land of Nothingness: A Nihilistic Fairy Tale'' by Janine Muster  SYNOPSIS - Despite its void of the usual dichotomy between the good and the bad, this fairy tale nonetheless is full of transformative secrets. Konrad, the lonely bookstore assistant, pines for his life with Kasimir only to discover that Purpose can be found in the darkest of moments, which leads him to a magical river in the Land of Nothingness.
16 - Fairy Tale / An internship / A bookshop owner #HM - ''"The Quest"'' by Andres Amitai Wilson  SYNOPSIS - An experimental flash-fiction piece about an “internship” in reading that blurs generic lines between poetry, fairy tale, and letter.
16 - Fairy Tale / An internship / A bookshop owner #HM - ''Travelling Helpers'' by Victoria Shadwick  SYNOPSIS - A bookstore owner finds himself needing to find a successor for his store. With three interns under wing, he will find the best successor.
16 - Fairy Tale / An internship / A bookshop owner #HM - ''Lore of Yore'' by Carrie Higgins  SYNOPSIS - An unsuspecting young witch happened upon an enchanted bookstore.  Little did she know, the fate of the forest would fall in her hands
17 - Mystery / A tasting / A wannabe #1 - ''The Unanimous Decision'' by Christina Donovan  SYNOPSIS - One might wonder why it didn’t happen sooner.
17 - Mystery / A tasting / A wannabe #2 - ''Death by Chocolate'' by Alanah Andrews  SYNOPSIS - A man collapses at a chocolate factory. A private investigator suspects foul play.
17 - Mystery / A tasting / A wannabe #3 - ''Senseless'' by Becca Joyce  SYNOPSIS - An impetuous female detective is assigned the job of locating a missing man with a rare neurological condition called synesthesia. The task is more dangerous than she imagined.
17 - Mystery / A tasting / A wannabe #4 - ''The Degustation'' by Kimberly Straub  SYNOPSIS - While being questioned by a detective after her husband’s death, Layla discovers a shocking revelation.
17 - Mystery / A tasting / A wannabe #5 - ''High Crimes'' by Cat Logan  SYNOPSIS - In the newly carved-out landscape of legal marijuana products,

one company finds murder on the menu.
17 - Mystery / A tasting / A wannabe #HM - ''Charles Blackwell's 65th Birthday'' by Kristen Yzerman  SYNOPSIS - A birthday party, a wine cellar and a vanishing murderer; can a journalistic failure solve the case in time to save herself?
17 - Mystery / A tasting / A wannabe #HM - ''The Murder of Reggie Bear'' by Kayla Koi  SYNOPSIS - A grisly murder has occurred in the Ryan household, and it’s up to one lone detective to bring the victim justice.
17 - Mystery / A tasting / A wannabe #HM - ''No Tears for a Tyrant'' by Stephen Scott  SYNOPSIS - Can an overzealous security guard solve the mystery of who poisoned her employer?
18 - Fairy Tale / A protest / A pet shop owner #1 - ''The Fairytale of Hunterville'' by Zara Beauchamp  SYNOPSIS - In small town New Zealand a child is caught up in some strange events that will change the town forever.
18 - Fairy Tale / A protest / A pet shop owner #2 - ''The Tale of the Rising'' by Chris Acone  SYNOPSIS - The Shadowking and his forces were deposed almost a generation ago thanks to the intercession of a group of newly-emancipated pet humans, and all Mammalia lives happily ever after. At least, that’s what those in power would have you believe...
18 - Fairy Tale / A protest / A pet shop owner #3 - ''CONDITIONED'' by Becky Revak  SYNOPSIS - A magical pet shop owner has to calm down

a disgruntled group and fix a family snafu

before things mushroom out of control.
18 - Fairy Tale / A protest / A pet shop owner #4 - ''Magic Tears'' by Tamara Werteen  SYNOPSIS - A young woman proves that forgiveness can be the most powerful of all magic.
18 - Fairy Tale / A protest / A pet shop owner #5 - ''The Stableman's Son'' by Josh Collins  SYNOPSIS - A man worries he wastes a wish given to him as a child but helps a young princess get over her own indecision.
18 - Fairy Tale / A protest / A pet shop owner #HM - ''Prince Roderick's Journey'' by Wendy Hallock  SYNOPSIS - A young prince searches the kingdom for true love and a fair maiden to call his bride.
18 - Fairy Tale / A protest / A pet shop owner #HM - ''The Princess and the Pet Store'' by Jordan M. Gustine  SYNOPSIS - When the fairy-tale ending falls short, it's time to rewrite the story.
18 - Fairy Tale / A protest / A pet shop owner #HM - ''Peter's Perfect Pets'' by Laura McGinnis  SYNOPSIS - A children's fairy about the power of communication. The gift of speech assures the shop owner will make perfect pet pairings.
19 - Romantic Comedy / New Year's Eve / An agent #1 - ''Jeremy and the Apocalypse'' by Joe Butler  SYNOPSIS - It’s New Year’s Eve a few months into the apocalypse, and Jeremy, an author who was on the verge of success when the world ended, is looking for alcohol to celebrate the passing of the year.  During his quest, he bumps into his Literary Agent, Phillipa, and the two begin their relationship anew.
19 - Romantic Comedy / New Year's Eve / An agent #2 - ''Hurricanes Come with Warnings'' by shirley nichol  SYNOPSIS - Real Estate Agent Shannon Faraday has been chasing a fairy tale. On New Year’s Eve, she finds her happily ever after in a most unexpected way.
19 - Romantic Comedy / New Year's Eve / An agent #3 - ''The List'' by Ashley Cowan  SYNOPSIS - Two hopeful romantics walk into a Lyft. One leaving behind a list of New Year’s resolutions for the other to find.
19 - Romantic Comedy / New Year's Eve / An agent #4 - ''Business and Pleasure'' by Dan Woessner  SYNOPSIS - Molly discovers the new beginning she’s been looking for when tasked with finding a New Year’s Eve date for her client.
19 - Romantic Comedy / New Year's Eve / An agent #5 - ''Y Not?'' by Adam Dennis  SYNOPSIS - Real estate agent negotiates a deal for an unlikely client and finds a new path to the future.
19 - Romantic Comedy / New Year's Eve / An agent #HM - ''Mr. Bond, I Presume?'' by I-Li Blair  SYNOPSIS - Sadie’s going on a blind date. The only problem is that he’s expecting her sister.
19 - Romantic Comedy / New Year's Eve / An agent #HM - ''It's never too late'' by Iva Bezinović-Haydon  SYNOPSIS - The attraction between them is undeniable from the day they meet, but staying just friends and business partners is a lot less scary for Anna and Alex. True love always finds the way, though, even if it sometimes takes a bit longer.
19 - Romantic Comedy / New Year's Eve / An agent #HM - ''Serendipity Calling'' by Connie Armstrong  SYNOPSIS - Amelia makes her annual New Year’s Eve pilgrimage to her local grocery store, but an unexpected encounter finds her arms filled with more than junk food.
20 - Action/Adventure / A truce / A co-pilot #1 - ''Two Thousand Feet Over Tonga'' by Kevin Thomas  SYNOPSIS - A harrowing plane ride yields good fortune for a captured drug trafficker.
20 - Action/Adventure / A truce / A co-pilot #2 - ''The Epic Voyage of Odessa the Brave (and Yuri, Second-in-Command)'' by Jennifer Downs  SYNOPSIS - Two young sisters create a world of make-believe pretending to be the captain and co-pilot of a ship. They imagine their way through a series of classic Greek trials before dinnertime.
20 - Action/Adventure / A truce / A co-pilot #3 - ''Sam Calls the Truce'' by E. Elizabeth Price  SYNOPSIS - Two families compete in an airborne game of chicken. A confession is made too late.
20 - Action/Adventure / A truce / A co-pilot #4 - ''A Final Truce'' by Larissa Printzian  SYNOPSIS - Nora forms an uneasy relationship with her commanding officer in order to accomplish her mission of defending the world from invaders.
20 - Action/Adventure / A truce / A co-pilot #5 - ''Orion'' by Ayesha Gill  SYNOPSIS - In a world to be found some time in the future, where space travel is now possible, a young man has spent most of his life waiting for the day he sees his father again. Now, that day has finally arrived.
20 - Action/Adventure / A truce / A co-pilot #HM - ''Finding Perivium'' by Nihar Sharma  SYNOPSIS - A thief, accused of stealing a precious stone, races to find it and defend herself.
20 - Action/Adventure / A truce / A co-pilot #HM - ''Division 4'' by Mallory Heath  SYNOPSIS - Captain Jackson Iris has been tasked with delivering a deadly asset to a government black site. But it seems the information he learns on his journey may be far more dangerous than the cargo.
20 - Action/Adventure / A truce / A co-pilot #HM - ''Exodus of the ARKs'' by Lisa Fox  SYNOPSIS - Fearing their enemy’s next move, a war-torn people deploy a caravan of hand-picked passengers and crew to flee their battered city and ensure the continuation of their civilization. When one of their vehicles stops for an emergency repair, a valued pilot pursues a runaway into the enemy’s territory, risking not only her life but the entire mission.
21 - Spy / A long-distance relationship / A pharmacist #1 - ''A Letter From Courts Martial Gaol'' by Aaron Gillie  SYNOPSIS - A letter from a soldier during World War One to a lover he has not seen in years. Betrayal and death awaits.
21 - Spy / A long-distance relationship / A pharmacist #2 - ''Modern Spycraft'' by Margot Spronk  SYNOPSIS - CIA Analyst Faust is on a mission to stop the mysterious Pharmacist from selling a game-changing drug to the highest bidders. But nothing is as it seems—even love.
21 - Spy / A long-distance relationship / A pharmacist #3 - ''Daily Dose'' by Laura Riley  SYNOPSIS - Ian doesn’t remember that he is a former government agent, but he’s brought out of retirement to help avoid a global pandemic.
21 - Spy / A long-distance relationship / A pharmacist #4 - ''Just The Beginning'' by Anna Kerkhoff  SYNOPSIS - Alexi must perform a simple task if he ever wants to see his daughter again.
21 - Spy / A long-distance relationship / A pharmacist #5 - ''I Am Tommy'' by Mark Bickle  SYNOPSIS - During a mission in North Korea, an American secret agent discovers a

weapon capable of changing the world forever.
21 - Spy / A long-distance relationship / A pharmacist #HM - ''The Rise'' by Gloeee K.  SYNOPSIS - A pharmacist lives a quiet life working out of a hospital’s pharmacy in the USA. He's lived all over and is waiting for his partner to join him in his new home, but what's lurking below the surface?
21 - Spy / A long-distance relationship / A pharmacist #HM - ''Living A Lie'' by Ellen Leader  SYNOPSIS - A pharmacist is kidnapped to aide drug dealers but the undercover CIA agent helps him escape. The pharmacist falls in love with the agent and they have a baby only to find out she is not a CIA agent at all but a hired assassin.
21 - Spy / A long-distance relationship / A pharmacist #HM - ''Special Delivery'' by Julia Bruce  SYNOPSIS - A German pharmacist finds himself as the sole drug supplier to the most powerful man in Germany during WWII.
22 - Crime Caper / A cyber attack / A receptionist #1 - ''Bowlerama'' by Margery Wood  SYNOPSIS - After discovering evidence of her husband’s infidelity in his bowling bag, Karen and her friends devise a way to recover a prized object and exact revenge.
22 - Crime Caper / A cyber attack / A receptionist #2 - ''Click'' by Andrew Shaughnessy  SYNOPSIS - A jilted ex-wife gets her malicious revenge with a cyberattack using an inside job.
22 - Crime Caper / A cyber attack / A receptionist #3 - ''Above Her Paygrade'' by John Porter  SYNOPSIS - The least likely employee averts a cyberattack, potentially saving thousands of lives and billions of dollars, and finds a relationship in the process.
22 - Crime Caper / A cyber attack / A receptionist #4 - ''"A" for Effort'' by Sheri Singleton  SYNOPSIS - Three friends come together to change their lives for the better in some less than legal ways.
22 - Crime Caper / A cyber attack / A receptionist #5 - ''Down The Drain'' by Monique Bernstein  SYNOPSIS - A receptionist lands her dream job at the perfect start-up.
22 - Crime Caper / A cyber attack / A receptionist #HM - ''Planting the seed.'' by Alexis Arrowsmith  SYNOPSIS - Olga Linehardt is a self-doubting research botanist and former heiress with the power and access to save the world. Someone just needed to give her the plan.
22 - Crime Caper / A cyber attack / A receptionist #HM - ''The Cost of Business'' by Tacey Derenzy  SYNOPSIS - A Receptionist finds herself swept-up in a cyber-crime caper when her boss discovers the corporate finances have been stolen from the company’s crypto-vault.
22 - Crime Caper / A cyber attack / A receptionist #HM - ''Attack is the best form of defence'' by Lara McKinley  SYNOPSIS - A Syrian refugee starts a new life by using skills from her homeland in a most unexpected way.
23 - Romantic Comedy / A new pet / A wrestler #1 - ''Solving for Love'' by Heidi Lobecker  SYNOPSIS - When Rutgers grad students Simon and Vera impulsively rescue a lab rat, they each want to take the creature home. After agreeing to arm-wrestle to decide the creature’s fate, the cosmos implodes.
23 - Romantic Comedy / A new pet / A wrestler #2 - ''Meet Cute'' by Eric Alt  SYNOPSIS - Ryzard Binkowski spends most of his time in a small, windowless office that stinks of death. But hope for a new start was about to arrive in the form of unexpected presents.
23 - Romantic Comedy / A new pet / A wrestler #3 - ''The Man, or the Tiger'' by S Han  SYNOPSIS - Daniel, the son of an Irish mob boss, doesn’t spare much thought for the fact that he’ll have to take over his father’s criminal empire. But when someone close to him is put in danger because of who he is, he has to decide what kind of life he wants to lead.
23 - Romantic Comedy / A new pet / A wrestler #4 - ''Queer Cat-a-strophe'' by Jennifer McKinney  SYNOPSIS - Not every marriage proposal goes as planned.
23 - Romantic Comedy / A new pet / A wrestler #5 - ''Thank God for Archibald'' by Eric Sandefur  SYNOPSIS - A lonely wrestler’s evening stroll is interrupted when a pet on the loose, and its owner, crosses his path.
23 - Romantic Comedy / A new pet / A wrestler #HM - ''The New Pet'' by Melissa Eaden  SYNOPSIS - Jamie, who has a wrestler for a boyfriend, sets up her roommate Katrina, on a blind date. Everything is going well, until he explains that he likes to pretend he's a dog.
23 - Romantic Comedy / A new pet / A wrestler #HM - ''Like cats and dogs'' by Renee Boyer  SYNOPSIS - What on earth would make Jake think we needed a cat? Things were changing, and I knew exactly who to blame.
23 - Romantic Comedy / A new pet / A wrestler #HM - ''Wrestling to Love Loretta'' by Michaela Jones  SYNOPSIS - An awkward high school junior named Liam joins the wrestling team after meeting Charlotte O’Brian in his chemistry class. Despite her quirky nature, Liam considers how he can win her heart, while learning to accept her beloved pet Loretta.
24 - Mystery / A blind date / A mother-in-law #1 - ''Feral Animals'' by Dianna Zimmerman  SYNOPSIS - In at town overrun by cats, a woman looks for love.
24 - Mystery / A blind date / A mother-in-law #2 - ''Mother-in-law'' by Eli Monas  SYNOPSIS - Coping with a personal tragedy, Nat Baker develops the ability to hear other’s thoughts and finds herself in a race against time when she discovers the abhorrent plan of her blind date to murder his former mother-in-law.
24 - Mystery / A blind date / A mother-in-law #3 - ''And The Blood Seeped Through The Carpet'' by Konstantinos Doxiadis  SYNOPSIS - Derek’s mother-in-law is a mythomaniac. However, when she recounts the story of a blind date with a mysterious ‘Mr. Thomas,’ Derek starts to wonder whether she’s finally telling the truth.
24 - Mystery / A blind date / A mother-in-law #4 - ''Mama Grizzly'' by Rob Mangun  SYNOPSIS - A retired detective returns to the place of her daughter’s death in search of the truth.
24 - Mystery / A blind date / A mother-in-law #5 - ''Looking for Eva'' by Nissa Khan  SYNOPSIS - A private investigator is hired to find a missing woman but discovers more than he expected.
24 - Mystery / A blind date / A mother-in-law #HM - ''Jones'' by Julie Frayn  SYNOPSIS - Without enough evidence to prove her son-in-law murdered her daughter, Detective Marjorie Jones takes matters into her own hands.
24 - Mystery / A blind date / A mother-in-law #HM - ''Her Grief'' by Jessi Rose  SYNOPSIS - Natalie makes a shocking discovery when her friend storms her house after a bad blind date.
24 - Mystery / A blind date / A mother-in-law #HM - ''The Aftermath'' by Kate Harwood  SYNOPSIS - A young woman recovering from a traumatic experience starts to believe she has found love with a handsome stranger.
25 - Drama / Embezzlement / A spin instructor #1 - ''A Slow Turn'' by Jo Holmwood  SYNOPSIS - Selina, a spinning teacher, and her boyfriend, Martin, have gone to a French Riviera town with the intention of swindling money from a millionaire and then living a life of idleness in Cancún. To achieve this, they have a long-term plan, which involves Selina romancing the millionaire (Charlie) and gaining his trust over several years, before they abscond with his money to Mexico.
25 - Drama / Embezzlement / A spin instructor #2 - ''What Would Madison DO?'' by Paul Meadows  SYNOPSIS - A woman takes inspiration from her favourite fictional heroine to become a real-life crime-fighter, but her investigations lead her to a horrific truth that is very close to home.
25 - Drama / Embezzlement / A spin instructor #3 - ''Kisses for My Kudzu'' by Rachel King  SYNOPSIS - A beautiful con artist with a difficult past tries to adjust to a life of normalcy as her greatest scheme threatens to unravel.
25 - Drama / Embezzlement / A spin instructor #4 - ''That's How It's Going To Be'' by Emily Gillard  SYNOPSIS - Jasper needs to misappropriate money from his mother’s estate to fund his cocaine habit after his gym goes bust.  When Fly realizes who his lover’s mother is he strives to improve her miserable living conditions by reading to her the books that helped him get through some rough times.
25 - Drama / Embezzlement / A spin instructor #5 - ''Take it in'' by Amit Turkenitz  SYNOPSIS - A VIP customer opens up Perry’s appetite for success.
25 - Drama / Embezzlement / A spin instructor #HM - ''Spin Out'' by Gale Martin  SYNOPSIS - An altruistic head of a canine rescue organization is dogged by

internecine challenges that spiral out of control.
25 - Drama / Embezzlement / A spin instructor #HM - ''Spinner'' by Ezra Barany  SYNOPSIS - Sixteen-year-old Ann, assistant spin instructor to her aunt, must find a way to escape her aunt’s sexual molestation, even if it means stealing from the gym and putting her friend and ex-con Max in danger.
25 - Drama / Embezzlement / A spin instructor #HM - ''And Tomorrow'' by Christopher Chun  SYNOPSIS - After embezzling from her company to start a new life, Liz encounters an escalating set of problems centered around a chance run in with a spin instructor.
26 - Sci-Fi / A job interview / A mercenary #1 - ''Ferryman'' by Ethan Jones  SYNOPSIS - A mercenary, taking a prisoner to his execution, has a choice to make.
26 - Sci-Fi / A job interview / A mercenary #2 - ''The Inter-Legion'' by Adele McKenna  SYNOPSIS - When a starving mercenary tasked with population control deserts his company for a new legion, he must prove his loyalty to a new superior. In a world without resources, you kill or you starve.
26 - Sci-Fi / A job interview / A mercenary #3 - ''The Nickel Tour'' by JD Byrne  SYNOPSIS - A woman looking to return to Earth for work finds a good reason to stay in space when she gets a tour of her potential new employer’s office.
26 - Sci-Fi / A job interview / A mercenary #4 - ''Mira the Merc'' by Amanda Bastien  SYNOPSIS - An audacious mercenary with a penchant for creative explosives takes on her biggest job yet.
26 - Sci-Fi / A job interview / A mercenary #5 - ''Encounter'' by Michael Bolton  SYNOPSIS - In a future where the entire galaxy is experiencing a food shortage, food is the galaxies greatest commodity.  When a career with the galaxies biggest food producer becomes available, the competition is life and death.
26 - Sci-Fi / A job interview / A mercenary #HM - ''Jackson Rhone Doesn't Lose'' by Cheryl King  SYNOPSIS - Cocky mercenary Jackson Rhone has a chance at a lucrative mission to Planet Otera. The only thing standing in his way: a badass woman competing for the same job.
26 - Sci-Fi / A job interview / A mercenary #HM - ''Thinning the Herd'' by Bunny DuClos  SYNOPSIS - Sometimes the greatest threats are hidden in plain sight.  When a man’s farm is menaced by an unseen force, there is only one place to turn.
26 - Sci-Fi / A job interview / A mercenary #HM - ''The Horrors of Administration'' by Emma Mays  SYNOPSIS - A young woman is unexpectedly abducted and interviewed to become a contract killer but she finds something scarier than contact killing--paperwork.
27 - Fantasy / A tradition / A doula #1 - ''Cora Speaks to Objects'' by Rebecca Anderson  SYNOPSIS - Everything is sentient. Not everyone can see, hear, and feel the life that pulsates through inanimate objects, but Cora can.
27 - Fantasy / A tradition / A doula #2 - ''Memories of Things That Never Were'' by Steve Kirk  SYNOPSIS - Saying goodbye to an entire species is never easy, even if it is your job.  But for an End-Of-Life Doula, her work is rewarded at the end of her own existence.
27 - Fantasy / A tradition / A doula #3 - ''A Tale of a Beard'' by Maggie Anderson  SYNOPSIS - Gertrude, an anxiety-ridden dwarf doula, is sent on a mission from her queen that requires her to grow a beard and breach an even more severe dwarven code of conduct. Desperate to fit in as a proper she-dwarf, Gertrude must weigh deathly consequences and risk her future as she navigates her quest.
27 - Fantasy / A tradition / A doula #4 - ''Ushered on the Winds'' by Mathilda-Anne Florence  SYNOPSIS - Even centuries after the gods have disappeared, their servants must still fulfill their responsibilities. When called to a foreign land during a strange and terrible war, three Sisters of the Wind must find who cries out for them and complete a difficult Bringing before it’s too late.
27 - Fantasy / A tradition / A doula #5 - ''Yuri'' by Kaye Kiyabu  SYNOPSIS - An apprentice finds a deep appreciation of life and death from her guardian, the Kith they call Rissa.
27 - Fantasy / A tradition / A doula #HM - ''The East Wind'' by Diana D  SYNOPSIS - A doula is forced to choose between tradition and the wish of a friend.
27 - Fantasy / A tradition / A doula #HM - ''Next Light'' by Sam Draper  SYNOPSIS - A mysterious woman awakes upon an island greeted by a people that have awaited her return for centuries.
27 - Fantasy / A tradition / A doula #HM - ''Lilliana in the Woods'' by Jennifer Petruccillo Walker  SYNOPSIS - Gregoria knows when she sets off to deliver a babe in the house of Dreadvarus that it is no ordinary night. Will she succeed in keeping both mother and child safe until the naming ceremony?
28 - Action/Adventure / Pretending / A contortionist #1 - ''Hilly and the Smoking Man'' by Joselin Linder  SYNOPSIS - Nine-year-old Hilly and her twin brother Beck are playing a game of pretend beside an abandoned car when Beck gets angry and heads for home. That’s when Hilly realizes, the car isn’t abandoned after all.
28 - Action/Adventure / Pretending / A contortionist #2 - ''To Fit in the Cracks'' by Lyndsay E. Gilbert  SYNOPSIS - A circus contortionist finds out the truth about her twisted circus master and exacts revenge.
28 - Action/Adventure / Pretending / A contortionist #3 - ''Davy Jones's "Locker"'' by Claire Pfarr  SYNOPSIS - Young Lacey’s imaginary undersea adventures lead to a night of mischief.

Can she escape a sunken treasure chest before she’s lost to the sea forever?
28 - Action/Adventure / Pretending / A contortionist #4 - ''Demon Hunting'' by Hethian Ali  SYNOPSIS - A young woman is kicked out of a performing troupe and decides to seek the help of demons in a military-controlled land.
28 - Action/Adventure / Pretending / A contortionist #5 - ''Inflexible'' by Becky Grenfell  SYNOPSIS - When two contortionists and a magician walk into an art gallery to rob its patrons, it becomes apparent that it was never meant to be a simple heist.
28 - Action/Adventure / Pretending / A contortionist #HM - ''Metamorphosis'' by Clare Woods  SYNOPSIS - A youth with an unusual talent is hired to participate in a heist, but no one is quite who or what they seem.
28 - Action/Adventure / Pretending / A contortionist #HM - ''Les Prétendants'' by Leslie Muzingo  SYNOPSIS - Three circus performers abandoned by their employer cross the western

wilderness, but their secrets complicate the challenges they face.
28 - Action/Adventure / Pretending / A contortionist #HM - ''Hide And Seek'' by Allison Walters Luther  SYNOPSIS - Who do you call when children get trapped in an abandoned mine? An old circus performer, of course.
29 - Sci-Fi / Life support / An army general #1 - ''Magicicada'' by Dave Watson  SYNOPSIS - In the far future, a General supervises the awakening of a human colony. Meanwhile, two agents with much different motives rush to stop the General before he unleashes more than he can imagine.
29 - Sci-Fi / Life support / An army general #2 - ''Sleeper'' by Vanessa Thompsett  SYNOPSIS - A general is compelled to attend to a wounded sergeant she's known for years, but is her memory to be trusted?
29 - Sci-Fi / Life support / An army general #3 - ''Life Support'' by Jayne E. Morgan  SYNOPSIS - Lucas thought he was just babysitting an alien life form. He never suspected he would be the one to help it fulfill its mission.
29 - Sci-Fi / Life support / An army general #4 - ''At the End of the Hall'' by Cassandra Porter  SYNOPSIS - For years, George believed that when you die and go to Heaven, you walk to the end of a long hall to find all your loved ones waiting for you. He wasn’t completely wrong but he also wasn’t completely right.
29 - Sci-Fi / Life support / An army general #5 - ''Always'' by Karen Fayeth  SYNOPSIS - At his research lab, the ever fastidious Doctor Adelmo Fischer hosts a visiting dignitary who just happens to have plenty of resources and exactly the right use for Adelmo's life's work.
29 - Sci-Fi / Life support / An army general #HM - ''Doña Paz'' by Thalia Halloran  SYNOPSIS - On her way to be appointed General of the Keppler Alliance armed forces, Elena Marín’s cruiser ship is knocked off course and disabled by a wormhole. Rapidly sinking through an unknown ocean, Marín and her crew must make a difficult decision concerning life and death.
29 - Sci-Fi / Life support / An army general #HM - ''Asher & the General'' by Alexandra Richard  SYNOPSIS - This is the story of a young man from the future who visits a General from the past. It is a story about knowledge, having too much of it or not enough.
29 - Sci-Fi / Life support / An army general #HM - ''Standing Outside the Gates'' by Tom Evershed  SYNOPSIS - When a remote planet is threatened by alien invasion, a General tells the local Governor he will destroy its protection from solar rays rather than let it fall into enemy hands. After the General is critically injured in an alien attack, the Governor decides to turn off his life support.
30 - Fairy Tale / Nagging / A jockey #1 - ''Unscrupulous Creatures'' by Shelby Van Pelt  SYNOPSIS - Orphaned by war, Anja befriends a magical rat who helps her see beyond her sheltered upbringing. But will she be brave enough to take a stand when it matters most?
30 - Fairy Tale / Nagging / A jockey #2 - ''The race against pride'' by Robyn Lewis  SYNOPSIS - Selena Cobham is one of Marvania’s best and strongest jockeys. But when the royal princess falls ill, and it’s up to Selena to save her, she must overcome her most basic instinct and find a strength beyond the physical.
30 - Fairy Tale / Nagging / A jockey #3 - ''The Ballad of Princess Mistleborough and the Water Wheel'' by Holly Laverick  SYNOPSIS - Some people take music more seriously than others. Magda finds this out the hard way when she ignores someone’s song request at a wedding.
30 - Fairy Tale / Nagging / A jockey #4 - ''The Boy and the Tadfoal'' by Rachel Holt  SYNOPSIS - After a violent storm, a boy finds the tadfoal, who offers him glory in exchange for a favor.
30 - Fairy Tale / Nagging / A jockey #5 - ''The giant who saved them all'' by Bethany Hamlin  SYNOPSIS - The King’s Cup is a race like no other. Forest Fairies look forward to it all year long and dream of taking part and winning. All that is, except one.
30 - Fairy Tale / Nagging / A jockey #HM - ''Wheelchair Jockey'' by Marisa Powers  SYNOPSIS - A 15-year-old boy writes his way through a family struggle and comes out sitting pretty.
30 - Fairy Tale / Nagging / A jockey #HM - ''Hazel'' by Kassondra Seeds  SYNOPSIS - The story of a young maiden, who from a young age, has this feeling of destiny, and a strong desire to accomplish it.
30 - Fairy Tale / Nagging / A jockey #HM - ''The Midwinter Race'' by Louise Arnesson  SYNOPSIS - Two friends agree to sign up for the annual snow race.
31 - Comedy / Instant fame / A working mom #1 - ''Nine O'Clock Feed'' by Alison Jean Lester  SYNOPSIS - An expert on North Korea at Harvard, nursing-mother Amy is invited by CNN International to be interviewed the morning after a long-range ballistic missile test. Her wife, Nicolette, is sure the interview is the perfect opportunity to publicize her design for lacy nursing pad covers.
31 - Comedy / Instant fame / A working mom #2 - ''Surprise for Super Mom'' by Kelly Sinoski  SYNOPSIS - Naked and bacon equals unwanted fame for Julia when she finds out the hard way that her kids say the darnedest things.
31 - Comedy / Instant fame / A working mom #3 - ''First Take'' by Agatha Lee  SYNOPSIS - A professional working mum’s first foray into the world of YouTube instructional tutorials.
31 - Comedy / Instant fame / A working mom #4 - '''Margaritas and Murder''' by Chet Holland  SYNOPSIS - Margaritas and Murder is a short story about how a young single working mother processes her trauma into an avenue that catapults her into the spotlight.
31 - Comedy / Instant fame / A working mom #5 - ''The Unfluencer'' by Carmen Cosgrove  SYNOPSIS - Grace awakes the morning after a very public conversation to face the fall out of unexpected celebrity.
31 - Comedy / Instant fame / A working mom #HM - ''The Department of Fortunes'' by Jake Slowik  SYNOPSIS - A working mother lends a clairvoyant hand for her daughter’s career development.
31 - Comedy / Instant fame / A working mom #HM - ''The Sheriff of Paddy's Pizza'' by Terrye Turpin  SYNOPSIS - Grace Abbott, a single mom working at a pizza parlor, faces down gunslingers and saves the day.
31 - Comedy / Instant fame / A working mom #HM - ''Rachel's Relish'' by Amanda Grant  SYNOPSIS - A cautionary tale - single Mum, Rachel, believes that fame and fortune will bring her happiness, but when she achieves her dream things don’t work out quite to plan.
32 - Historical Fiction / Peacekeeping / A pediatric nurse #1 - ''Those Left Behind'' by Zack Wilkins  SYNOPSIS - The First World War draws to a close and the Spanish Flu ravages Boston. Through the kindness of a doctor, a nurse overcomes her despair and her self-doubt.
32 - Historical Fiction / Peacekeeping / A pediatric nurse #2 - ''The Sprained Ankle of Clementine Sterling'' by River Kero  SYNOPSIS - In Victorian England, Pediatric nurse Harriet Lambert is called to the Sterling Estate. She soon finds that it is up to her to smooth over the tension between an overprotective mother and her rebellious young daughter.
32 - Historical Fiction / Peacekeeping / A pediatric nurse #3 - ''My Sisters' Keeper'' by Natalie James  SYNOPSIS - A young nurse in New York at the dawn of the roaring 20’s overcomes her past to become a woman who will speak where there is trouble.
32 - Historical Fiction / Peacekeeping / A pediatric nurse #4 - ''The Pied Piper of Derbyshire'' by Ian Harrison  SYNOPSIS - During the Second World War, the British Government carried out "Operation Pied Piper", temporarily re-settling city children covertly into the safer countryside areas like Derbyshire. Sometimes, there was no family to return children home to.
32 - Historical Fiction / Peacekeeping / A pediatric nurse #5 - ''A Dove in the Yard of the Bellevue'' by Sofia Delgado  SYNOPSIS - Ana, a pediatric nurse in New York during the HIV/AIDs epidemic of the 80s, deals with a parent who cannot come to terms with an alarming diagnosis given to her son.
32 - Historical Fiction / Peacekeeping / A pediatric nurse #HM - ''The Lost Duchess'' by Eilidh Thomson  SYNOPSIS - A young girl, Irina, hides in a Moscow hospital in the midst of the Russian revolution of 1918. An Irish nurse, Margaret, tries to protect her despite not knowing exactly who she is protecting.
32 - Historical Fiction / Peacekeeping / A pediatric nurse #HM - ''Getting Out of the Reign'' by Will Runting  SYNOPSIS - In 1940’s German-occupied France, news of the recently signed Armistice, that would divide the nation into two zones, begins to divide a family as they argue for the safety of their son and the sacrifices they might be unwilling to make.
32 - Historical Fiction / Peacekeeping / A pediatric nurse #HM - ''Peace Enforcement'' by Gregory Blohm  SYNOPSIS - On the first day of the Operator Morthor in the Katanga region of the Congo, a nurse at a children’s clinic experiences firsthand the horrors of war as the peacekeepers suddenly become peace enforcers and assault a nearby radio station
33 - Mystery / Reparation / A computer hacker #1 - ''Atonement'' by Dulcie Rosewood  SYNOPSIS - Clare Witherspoon had a talent; or was it a gift? Will Agent Walker Bryce be able to crack her code in order to find out the truth?
33 - Mystery / Reparation / A computer hacker #2 - ''Dangerous Pets'' by Patsy Pratt-Herzog  SYNOPSIS - Willow Nolan, better known as the WASP, has hacked into some of the most sophisticated computer systems in the world, but when her sister Jade goes missing, it will take far more than blips on a screen to save them both.
33 - Mystery / Reparation / A computer hacker #3 - ''Uncertain'' by Perry Foote  SYNOPSIS - A young woman tries to make amends for her regretful behavior but finds she can’t trust her own memories.
33 - Mystery / Reparation / A computer hacker #4 - ''SOWETO PAYBACK'' by Erik Ilves  SYNOPSIS - When Ketu’s aunt is found smothered in her house in Soweto, the past resurfaces and all is not what it seemed.
33 - Mystery / Reparation / A computer hacker #5 - ''Searching for Catra'' by Natalie Belousova  SYNOPSIS - A search for a missing cat forces Adam to confront his anger and grief over his sister’s death.
33 - Mystery / Reparation / A computer hacker #HM - ''Silverbeck's Biggest Case'' by Shawn Bailey Sr.  SYNOPSIS - As a detective for the United Nations of New Earth, John Silverbeck must investigate a hacking incident that threatens the very existence of civilized society.
33 - Mystery / Reparation / A computer hacker #HM - ''The Honey Pot'' by David Lockeretz  SYNOPSIS - People who have recently received money are contacted by a friend or family member who seems to know a little too much about it.
33 - Mystery / Reparation / A computer hacker #HM - ''Seven Days to Burn'' by Duo Poodles  SYNOPSIS - As a small-town detective investigates a series of house fires, a bushfire threatens the town.
34 - Political Satire / A diagnosis / A man with a missing tooth #1 - ''America the Beautiful'' by Megan Scudellari  SYNOPSIS - In the final days of the 2076 United States Presidential Election, a young, female candidate is confronted by an old-time political strategist.
34 - Political Satire / A diagnosis / A man with a missing tooth #2 - ''Sucker Punch'' by Rob Thomas  SYNOPSIS - A far-from-perfect presidential candidate struggles to stand out from the crowd in his first primary debate. A humiliating accident threatens to ruin his political career.
34 - Political Satire / A diagnosis / A man with a missing tooth #3 - ''Earl’s Very Long, Very Bad Night'' by Treasa A Oden  SYNOPSIS - Earl Lich’s awful night helps him make some progress during his required therapy session.
34 - Political Satire / A diagnosis / A man with a missing tooth #4 - ''Spoce Farce'' by Grace Cahill  SYNOPSIS - A conformist young man is inspired by his sister's activism and joins the Space Force looking for adventure and the chance to be a hero; instead, he gains an uncomfortably intimate connection to President Trump and an awareness of the inanities and biases that rule his Space Force squadron and country alike.
34 - Political Satire / A diagnosis / A man with a missing tooth #5 - ''Easy Fix'' by Daniel Okulov  SYNOPSIS - Norman Zol, a politician, loses everything—his money, his supporters, and any hope of a successful future—when a bar fight leaves him with a missing tooth and a more worrisome diagnosis.
34 - Political Satire / A diagnosis / A man with a missing tooth #HM - ''All This Over a Pothole?'' by Alyson Tait  SYNOPSIS - A head-on collision puts Rex Torraine in the hospital. With the workforce at its lowest in decades, and the medical sector growing stricter every day, his fate is ripped out of his hands.
34 - Political Satire / A diagnosis / A man with a missing tooth #HM - ''Dirty Tricks'' by D.H. Splinker  SYNOPSIS - Damien is destined to usher in the apocalypse and rule supreme over hell and Earth. But first he has to win his school election.
34 - Political Satire / A diagnosis / A man with a missing tooth #HM - ''Let Go'' by Samuel Grimmer  SYNOPSIS - After he receives a cancer diagnosis, Robert Wilson is informed by a dispassionate representative that his company has decided he is simply too costly to keep on.
35 - Crime Caper / Cosmetic surgery / A comedian #1 - ''Cutting Class'' by Gerry O'Shea  SYNOPSIS - When my childhood friend Rupert Shoemaker reappeared in my life, he ignited painful memories I thought I had outgrown. What I didn’t realize was a murder would change us in ways we would never forget.
35 - Crime Caper / Cosmetic surgery / A comedian #2 - ''The Game'' by Vanessa Foster  SYNOPSIS - Siblings stalk each other around the globe making thievery a family tradition. It's all fun and games until someone gets a new face.
35 - Crime Caper / Cosmetic surgery / A comedian #3 - ''Ever Hear of a Place Called Fresno?'' by Monica Mapa  SYNOPSIS - A country boy with big dreams leaves small town life to make a name for himself in Hollywood, only for his plans to go awry.
35 - Crime Caper / Cosmetic surgery / A comedian #4 - ''Reset Day'' by Samantha Maniatakos  SYNOPSIS - Wanting for more, an “average Joe” hacks the cosmetic surgery database system, ultimately switching his face and body with a famous comedian’s and stealing his life. As a result he begins a revolution against society’s call for cosmetic surgery to meet your peer’s expectations.
35 - Crime Caper / Cosmetic surgery / A comedian #5 - ''The Chain Gang's All Here'' by Ashley Evans  SYNOPSIS - Someone stole something precious from Billie. She assembles a ragtag team to steal it back.
35 - Crime Caper / Cosmetic surgery / A comedian #HM - ''Knock Knock'' by Luke Hallett  SYNOPSIS - A film-noir set on an off-world mining colony. The narrator is a hard-nosed, weathered detective investigating the murder of an informant and his girlfriend.
35 - Crime Caper / Cosmetic surgery / A comedian #HM - ''The Stand-Up Guy'' by Melinda Hagenson  SYNOPSIS - When comedian Jack Stanley goes to a cosmetic surgeon to have some work done, he’s forced to find a new definition for “creative financing.”
35 - Crime Caper / Cosmetic surgery / A comedian #HM - ''Botox for Bibi'' by Zachary Messick  SYNOPSIS - An up-and-coming comedian looking for his big break is bribed by a shady club owner to help perform cosmetic surgery on an elderly panther. What could possibly go wrong?
36 - Fairy Tale / Temporary / A gymnast #1 - ''Niente è per sempre (Nothing lasts forever)'' by Clare Rodliffe  SYNOPSIS - Beth is the smallest gymnast at the circus, but when tragedy strikes the company, she has to step up.
36 - Fairy Tale / Temporary / A gymnast #2 - ''Ad Nauseam'' by Julie Eisenlohr  SYNOPSIS - Fiona’s quest to recover her stolen life comes with a formidable obstacle: a two-week expiration date plaguing her memory.
36 - Fairy Tale / Temporary / A gymnast #3 - ''Tree, Castle, and Flame'' by Bridget Riley  SYNOPSIS - A young gymnast relives a haunting experience from her childhood as she struggles to recover from a crushing failure.
36 - Fairy Tale / Temporary / A gymnast #4 - ''A Temporary Affliction'' by Katherine All  SYNOPSIS - A circus ringmaster must bargain for the return of his star gymnast after an unfortunate transformation.
36 - Fairy Tale / Temporary / A gymnast #5 - ''The Prince Of All Stars'' by K.C. Finn  SYNOPSIS - A young gymnast shows the world her true self at a competition, with some unexpected results.
36 - Fairy Tale / Temporary / A gymnast #HM - ''Passage of Spring'' by Z.A. Armstrong  SYNOPSIS - On an enchanted night, alone in the woods, a young woman confronts her life's heartaches and makes an impossible choice.
36 - Fairy Tale / Temporary / A gymnast #HM - ''Wish Granted'' by Morgan Milobar  SYNOPSIS - Celeste’s evil stepmother demands nothing less than perfection.  She encounters a magical creature who might be able to help.
36 - Fairy Tale / Temporary / A gymnast #HM - ''The Last Troll Boy'' by Keith Allen (Keith Cork)  SYNOPSIS - Humans have erased every troll except one, a boy who lives in a place called Barren Cradle. But even while one troll remains, he doesn't remember the rules for living a troll's life.
37 - Crime Caper / Day care / A copywriter #1 - ''The Bats Die Old'' by C. L. Taylor  SYNOPSIS - Two aging criminals have concocted a plan to retire together, in style, if they can just pull off one last job before they’re separated by a well-meaning daughter.
37 - Crime Caper / Day care / A copywriter #2 - ''The Greatest Circus'' by Katie MacLean  SYNOPSIS - May Bellamy has copywritten an ad for the greatest circus ever but Billy Roster won’t stand for it. Billy plans a great caper to take May down.
37 - Crime Caper / Day care / A copywriter #3 - ''This Is A Test'' by Stacy F Bertinelli  SYNOPSIS - THIS IS A TEST



Jason spends his first overnight alone with his son Zander and undertakes an impossible and criminal quest to quiet his son and prove his love.
37 - Crime Caper / Day care / A copywriter #4 - ''Dinosaurs and Fairies'' by A. F. Bower  SYNOPSIS - Lonesome kindergartener Milo becomes embroiled in the seedy underbelly of after school daycare.
37 - Crime Caper / Day care / A copywriter #5 - ''Dog Days'' by Rose Marie Drabble  SYNOPSIS - A financially struggling couple commit a robbery and get more than they bargained for.
37 - Crime Caper / Day care / A copywriter #HM - ''Lindbergh'' by Vanelis Rivera  SYNOPSIS - The effects of the Lindbergh baby kidnapping are felt halfway across the country when a misunderstanding leads to a life-altering outcome.
37 - Crime Caper / Day care / A copywriter #HM - ''Dinos Are Forever'' by Amy Wood  SYNOPSIS - A struggling ad writer confronts his own moral weaknesses when he uncovers a smuggling ring and follows the goods to the least likely of destinations; a daycare for underprivileged children.
37 - Crime Caper / Day care / A copywriter #HM - ''Dog eat dog world'' by L. T. Winger  SYNOPSIS - A crew of resourceful canines risk everything to help their friend escape the clutches of his evil owner.
38 - Drama / A marriage proposal / A makeup artist #1 - ''Blood in the Thread'' by Cheri Kamei  SYNOPSIS - Nothing tears two women apart like the men who want and take indiscriminately.

A retelling of The Crane Wife amidst infatuation, eyeshadow palettes, molting feathers, and Hollywood sleaze.
38 - Drama / A marriage proposal / A makeup artist #2 - ''The Fires of Change'' by Luke Dodge  SYNOPSIS - Shizuko enjoys her life as a successful makeup artist at a popular kabuki theater in Tokyo. But the theater is filled with secrets and Shizuko must navigate the darkness they bring.
38 - Drama / A marriage proposal / A makeup artist #3 - ''Being Right...And Wrong'' by E.R. Davis  SYNOPSIS - Parents of a college age daughter wait in a café to hear some expected and unexpected news.
38 - Drama / A marriage proposal / A makeup artist #4 - ''The Second Marriage'' by Alexis Silas  SYNOPSIS - When Abby’s husband comes out as transgender, the conflict she faces leads her to a better understanding of herself.
38 - Drama / A marriage proposal / A makeup artist #5 - ''The Tiger and the Rabbit'' by Casey Rothwell  SYNOPSIS - At her godson’s birthday party, Rosie meets a boy who shows her how to face the wilderness of her pain.
38 - Drama / A marriage proposal / A makeup artist #HM - ''Trying'' by Fred Kaelin  SYNOPSIS - A young, modern married couple faces their marriage’s first real test.
38 - Drama / A marriage proposal / A makeup artist #HM - ''The Year Alice Turned Ten'' by Rachel Lippolis  SYNOPSIS - Everything changes for Alice when her dad comes into her life for the first time in her ten years. But after he proposes to her mother, things take a tragic turn.
38 - Drama / A marriage proposal / A makeup artist #HM - ''Before the Last Day'' by Amanda Cain  SYNOPSIS - Elle is a young patient afraid that time is running out, so she devises a plan to ask an important question on her father’s behalf.
39 - Romantic Comedy / Overcompensation / A game designer #1 - ''Trust Fall'' by Christy Swift  SYNOPSIS - An agoraphobic board game designer falls for the girl in charge of his booth at a game convention.
39 - Romantic Comedy / Overcompensation / A game designer #2 - ''Roberto Meets Gracie'' by Paisley Kauffmann  SYNOPSIS - Roberto is disappointed in his sister’s new roommate due to her irresponsibility and recklessness. Over the next ten years, he learns she is not what he expected and he is exactly what she expected.
39 - Romantic Comedy / Overcompensation / A game designer #3 - ''Checkmate!'' by Alex Grey  SYNOPSIS - When a chess Grand Master tries to teach the members of a retirement community how to play the noble game, he learns a hard lesson about how the queens really dominate the game of kings.
39 - Romantic Comedy / Overcompensation / A game designer #4 - ''Car Trouble'' by Kelly Hannon  SYNOPSIS - Jordan and Ellie head to a gaming convention and deal with his lack of experience in her business world.
39 - Romantic Comedy / Overcompensation / A game designer #5 - ''The Champagne Only Comes to Saturn Once a Year'' by Mike McClelland  SYNOPSIS - Tammy is an old-fashioned gal on a near-future space station with a taste for champagne, diamonds, and pretty ladies. When a group of tourists drink up all the champagne on board, Tammy – with the help of the station’s game designer, Gia – launches a plan to steal enough of her favorite drink to get her through the holidays.
39 - Romantic Comedy / Overcompensation / A game designer #HM - ''Amorous Perilous'' by David Cybulski  SYNOPSIS - Young love is tough when you are not a prince or princess.  Even more so when her parent’s day job is to design deadly games to keep away unsuitable suitors.
39 - Romantic Comedy / Overcompensation / A game designer #HM - ''Size Matters'' by Jack Harrison  SYNOPSIS - Two attractive New Yorkers enjoy an over-the-top, Hollywood-style romance, only to discover there might be more (or less) to reality than they’d imagined. Meanwhile, two game designers bond over a malfunctioning mobile game.
39 - Romantic Comedy / Overcompensation / A game designer #HM - ''Never Say Never'' by Megan DiNocco  SYNOPSIS - Never Say Never is a romantic comedy that tells the story of one man’s plan to exact revenge on the woman who broke his heart. His plans for revenge take an unexpected turn as the woman reveals that there was more to the past than he knew.
40 - Mystery / A delivery / A runner #1 - ''Death at Howling Rock'' by Alissa Butterworth  SYNOPSIS - A young army courier delivers dispatches to a distant encampment in the Montana territory, while trying to uncover the truth behind his older brother’s mysterious crimes and death at a remote outpost called Howling Rock.
40 - Mystery / A delivery / A runner #2 - ''Fledging'' by Allison Hall  SYNOPSIS - When the local police dismiss her brother’s murder as an accident, Rhys decides to count the suspects one last time.
40 - Mystery / A delivery / A runner #3 - ''Classified Record of Loss for the Trans-Virgo Terra Trading Corp.'' by Nathaniel Pepe  SYNOPSIS - Received via deep-space distress call, this is the final report from WB44, the last survivor of delivery transport R15982701. WB44 Current Status - Unknown, Possibly Deceased.
40 - Mystery / A delivery / A runner #4 - ''Dedication to Deliver'' by Laura Mahal  SYNOPSIS - A runner who cannot speak is on the trail of package thieves,

while the solution to a lifelong mystery is about to land in her child’s hands.
40 - Mystery / A delivery / A runner #5 - ''The Istina Project'' by Christy Hemmingway  SYNOPSIS - An investigative journalist with a penchant for the moral high ground finds herself caught in an investigation that makes her question her moral compass.
40 - Mystery / A delivery / A runner #HM - ''Delivery Received'' by Zoe White  SYNOPSIS - A delivery is sent with no sender’s address. There’s a whole night that ‘he’ can’t remember, so many things are missing and questions are being asked.
40 - Mystery / A delivery / A runner #HM - ''Better Luck Next Time'' by Edward Roland Ingram  SYNOPSIS - A wealthy man disappears and his shut-in wife hires a fledgling private investigator to find him when the police cannot.  A rain an incompetence soaked mystery set in the Pacific Northwest.
40 - Mystery / A delivery / A runner #HM - ''Mail Call'' by D. Paul Harrison  SYNOPSIS - A professional marathon runner has a high-speed encounter with a bike messenger, and events pedal out of his control.
41 - Romance / A train journey / A snowboarder #1 - ''From Pepper Valley'' by John Adams  SYNOPSIS - The doctor at a remote boarding school reconnects with an old friend through a series of letters.
41 - Romance / A train journey / A snowboarder #2 - ''Backcountry Love Story'' by Elena Hartford  SYNOPSIS - Aubrey goes on a backcountry snowboarding trip that she planned with her husband to help herself get over his death and her subsequent fear of snowboarding.
41 - Romance / A train journey / A snowboarder #3 - ''The Savior and the Shrink'' by Amanda Keefe  SYNOPSIS - A famed snowboarder overdoses for a third time. In a last-ditch effort to change the athlete’s ways, his agent implores a renowned psychiatrist to see him as a patient.
41 - Romance / A train journey / A snowboarder #4 - ''Same Cloth'' by Gerard Hardick  SYNOPSIS - April, a 20 something millennial who works at a local bakery, cuts herself to cope with the anxiety she suffers from.  A particularly dark night of cutting leaves her hopeless, but a cheesy infomercial introduces her to an unlikely new age coping mechanism that leads to a change in her habits, and the romantic possibilities with the Snowboarder.
41 - Romance / A train journey / A snowboarder #5 - ''Snow Decision.docx'' by Nancy Derr  SYNOPSIS - She is reluctant to marry her boyfriend, and she thinks over the reasons as they travel to his parents' farm.  As she careens down a snowy slope on a homemade board, she gets a new perspective.
41 - Romance / A train journey / A snowboarder #HM - ''Treading on Air or Falling'' by Catherine Bonny  SYNOPSIS - The story follows the rise and fall of a relationship through the minds of two people, D and S.
41 - Romance / A train journey / A snowboarder #HM - ''The Train Game'' by Matt Brennan  SYNOPSIS - A couple plays a risky game on a train while remembering how they met and fell in love.
41 - Romance / A train journey / A snowboarder #HM - ''That's My Girl'' by Casey Simino  SYNOPSIS - Only if you've loved, have you lived.
42 - Spy / A heart attack / A psychiatrist #1 - ''The Doctor of Souls'' by Cassandra Manfredonia  SYNOPSIS - In the early 1800s, the Roman Catholic Church has spies across the known world.  Their mission:  to ensure the Church’s dominion over human souls.
42 - Spy / A heart attack / A psychiatrist #2 - ''Five Eyes'' by Jonathan Saint  SYNOPSIS - Bethany Shields is a young ambitious British agent leading the chase against a dangerous new eco-terrorist threat. Jefferson Banks is an overweight American who is nearly ready to retire, but has been sent on one final operation… to London.
42 - Spy / A heart attack / A psychiatrist #3 - ''Patient Privilege'' by Alice Ware  SYNOPSIS - A psychiatrist working for the CIA grapples with an ethical dilemma raised by one of her patients.
42 - Spy / A heart attack / A psychiatrist #4 - ''My Grandad The Spy'' by Alice Langley  SYNOPSIS - Andy's been listening to his Grandad's stories all his life. In a wee two-up-two-down in the West of Scotland, he's heard the thrilling exploits of spies throughout the War. But a chance encounter suddenly calls into question all Andy knows about his Grandad, and heself.
42 - Spy / A heart attack / A psychiatrist #5 - ''The Chameleon Operation'' by Sharon Kretschmer  SYNOPSIS - A heart attack caused the problem. Will the solution be found in one as well?
42 - Spy / A heart attack / A psychiatrist #HM - ''The Game You Can Never Leave'' by Lucas Mann  SYNOPSIS - Sometimes retirement sounds simpler than it is. This is a thrilling tale of a spy and his attempt to leave the profession.
42 - Spy / A heart attack / A psychiatrist #HM - ''An Interview With Death'' by Bethany Trigg  SYNOPSIS - A man claiming he is a spy is forced to undergo therapy sessions where he reveals the details of his failed mission and tries to convince a psychiatrist that his story is true.
42 - Spy / A heart attack / A psychiatrist #HM - ''Tiles'' by Raichel Jenkins  SYNOPSIS - “A counselor she’s never met before tells her, her psychiatrist has passed, but the story doesn’t seem to quite add up.”
43 - Thriller / Memory loss / A headhunter #1 - ''Please'' by Joe Bauer  SYNOPSIS - A man is hunted by a mysterious figure for a crime he has no memory of committing.
43 - Thriller / Memory loss / A headhunter #2 - ''The Missing Piece'' by Laura VanArendonk Baugh  SYNOPSIS - A fatal accident occurred during a gap in a paleontologist’s memory, and her colleague seems more concerned about fossil shipments than about a missing dinosaur skull.
43 - Thriller / Memory loss / A headhunter #3 - ''Junkie Hunter'' by Chase Moore  SYNOPSIS - Diego tries to recall his former life as a patient recruiter for a rehab center.
43 - Thriller / Memory loss / A headhunter #4 - ''Pieces'' by Delia Moran  SYNOPSIS - Only three people knew what Manny had stashed away in his head. Ben Franklin could have told them, three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
43 - Thriller / Memory loss / A headhunter #5 - ''Tyler'' by Dvora Dali  SYNOPSIS - Two outstanding army reserves, Christine and Keita, are redeployed as headhunters at Cerebrum, the leading neurorehabilitation facility that has developed a sustainable cure for trauma and other mental-illnesses.
43 - Thriller / Memory loss / A headhunter #HM - ''The Interview'' by Felicity Hodgson  SYNOPSIS - A hopeful student attends an interview, but not the interview he was expecting.
43 - Thriller / Memory loss / A headhunter #HM - ''Casualties'' by R.K. Kai  SYNOPSIS - A mother risks her life to protect her family and break free from her past.
43 - Thriller / Memory loss / A headhunter #HM - ''Job Hunting'' by Clint Cates  SYNOPSIS - A man must face the realities of his profession and his own mortality.
44 - Comedy / Piracy / A bargain hunter #1 - ''The Golden Tentacles'' by Nicholas Brown  SYNOPSIS - When a scandal over a Netflix password threatens his client’s political future, a crisis manager must persuade a hard-nosed journalist to kill the story.
44 - Comedy / Piracy / A bargain hunter #2 - ''A Cautionary Tale for Young Pirates'' by Geraldine Evans  SYNOPSIS - Young pirates find that adventure and treasure can be found close to home.
44 - Comedy / Piracy / A bargain hunter #3 - ''Taking the Initiative'' by Abigail Hora  SYNOPSIS - On the dark night of October 31st, Quartermaster Timmy is sent on a mission to raid an enemy vessel. Given the opportunity outside his Captain's watchful eye, he plans to take more than his fair share of the treasure.
44 - Comedy / Piracy / A bargain hunter #4 - ''Keeping It Up'' by David Edward Rose  SYNOPSIS - How do you convince your new flame’s six year old son you are cool like his beloved dad in a busy Saturday morning supermarket? Perhaps by embellishing your day job a little; just a little.
44 - Comedy / Piracy / A bargain hunter #5 - ''Iffy and the Kits'' by Michael Cursio  SYNOPSIS - A ragtag crew of raccoons show their boss a little love by helping steal her a thrifty Holy Grail.
44 - Comedy / Piracy / A bargain hunter #HM - ''Windy'' by Kush Linfield  SYNOPSIS - Grayson Windermere yearns to escape his home, family and responsibilities in search of adventure but is having trouble getting started.
44 - Comedy / Piracy / A bargain hunter #HM - ''The Robot Boogie'' by Christina Bridges  SYNOPSIS - A bargain hunter finds more than he expects at a space station flea market.
44 - Comedy / Piracy / A bargain hunter #HM - ''Thar She Blows'' by A.P. Hirsh  SYNOPSIS - A virgin thinks he is going to get lucky on a boat. He does not.
45 - Comedy / A gift exchange / A nosy neighbor #1 - ''Blown Away'' by LP Fergusson  SYNOPSIS - Two old chums, returning from a boozy night out together, get into a heap of trouble on the riverbank.
45 - Comedy / A gift exchange / A nosy neighbor #2 - ''The King'' by Tricia Kidd  SYNOPSIS - A nosy neighbour watches a gift exchange,

and happens upon much more than they bargained for.
45 - Comedy / A gift exchange / A nosy neighbor #3 - ''Snow Business'' by Susan Malarkey  SYNOPSIS - On Christmas Eve a group of lonely misfits are trapped in a department store while a snow storm rages outside. Will anyone notice they are missing and come to their rescue or are they doomed to spend the entire holiday together?
45 - Comedy / A gift exchange / A nosy neighbor #4 - ''The Name of the Goddess - An Office Tale'' by Nicole de Morton  SYNOPSIS - An unwanted gift leads a woman to a revolution.
45 - Comedy / A gift exchange / A nosy neighbor #5 - ''Front Window'' by Nicholas Rodriguez  SYNOPSIS - A man notices several strangers visiting his neighbor's house over the past six months. His wife goes over to investigate.
45 - Comedy / A gift exchange / A nosy neighbor #HM - ''Party Planning'' by Ashley Schlueter-Pacione  SYNOPSIS - Karen wonders what gift to get her cheating husband for his birthday, and receives some surprising suggestions!
45 - Comedy / A gift exchange / A nosy neighbor #HM - ''THE SCREAMER IN THE JUNGLE'' by Teri Angel  SYNOPSIS - A gift of love can tame even the wildest of animals.
45 - Comedy / A gift exchange / A nosy neighbor #HM - ''Cat'' by Alison Trottier  SYNOPSIS - Lauren is in for a surprise when she realizes her little sister’s nosy neighbor is not what she expected.
46 - Romantic Comedy / Volunteering / A meditation teacher #1 - ''Namaste for Solo Couples Therapists'' by Thea Chard  SYNOPSIS - A soon-to-be-divoced marriage counselor finds a new beginning in an old flier for a meditation retreat he can’t seem to get rid of.
46 - Romantic Comedy / Volunteering / A meditation teacher #2 - ''A Pop of Color'' by Lauren F. Bonk  SYNOPSIS - Still reeling from the death of the woman who raised her, Maddie Strassor volunteers in a nursing home, and gets a reality check in the form of spunky, 82-year-old Gladys. She learns that while letting go and loving someone isn’t easy, hiding in broom closets is no way to live.
46 - Romantic Comedy / Volunteering / A meditation teacher #3 - ''Involuntary'' by Patrick Robbins  SYNOPSIS - A meditation teacher is surprised when an offbeat girl he used to have feelings for shows up unexpectedly to one of his classes.
46 - Romantic Comedy / Volunteering / A meditation teacher #4 - ''A STUN GUN IS NO MATCH FOR A PARKED CAR'' by Kim Price  SYNOPSIS - A misunderstanding lands Julie, a newly divorced housewife, in an anger management classroom. To find a path forward, Julie must reckon with strong emotions, painful memories, and her improper use of a stun gun.
46 - Romantic Comedy / Volunteering / A meditation teacher #5 - ''An Orange and A Dog'' by Karan Tekwani  SYNOPSIS - In this post-apocalyptic short, a volunteer at a meditation studio (a commercial oasis that allows people to relive the joys of an Earth in its prime), banters with her best friend, and comes to accept the next step in their relationship.
46 - Romantic Comedy / Volunteering / A meditation teacher #HM - ''As Fate Would Have It'' by Charmaine Robledo  SYNOPSIS - A former yoga teacher and YouTube vlogger tries to recharge her life after divorce. A series of run-ins and opportunities while volunteering at a senior center lead her to a new sense of self and love.
46 - Romantic Comedy / Volunteering / A meditation teacher #HM - ''A Fence For Wisdom'' by Keyth Neso  SYNOPSIS - In his quest for spiritual enlightenment, James volunteers at a ten day silent retreat in Northern California, led by his teacher, Sandaya. He falls in “love at first sight” with Delta, one of the regulars, and must find a way to express his fiery feelings without the use of speech.
46 - Romantic Comedy / Volunteering / A meditation teacher #HM - ''Festival Firecracker'' by Vicki Sarteur  SYNOPSIS - When Adam and Ruby meet at a festival their live seem worlds apart but it may turn out they have more in common than it seems.
47 - Sci-Fi / Adoption / A butcher #1 - ''Stepping Stones'' by Nick Smith  SYNOPSIS - Elin is adopted by a couple who she believes are using her as a stepping stone child in order to be allowed their own biological child in the future. And now she’s starting to feel as trapped as the strange animals on the farm.
47 - Sci-Fi / Adoption / A butcher #2 - ''Carl's Hope'' by Joy Van Stralen  SYNOPSIS - At the end of the cyberwars, Organetics like Carl, were isolated from the rest of society, deemed too violent and evil to be among the genetically pure. Carl faces a court magistrate to fight to keep a dog he’s been harbouring.
47 - Sci-Fi / Adoption / A butcher #3 - ''I'imuts'' by Sheetal Martine Joseph  SYNOPSIS - A tale of a forgotten language that made one accept another species as its own flesh and blood
47 - Sci-Fi / Adoption / A butcher #4 - ''Dear 18-Year-Old-Self'' by Reenagh McCall  SYNOPSIS - Haunted by the death of his father, a boy searches for the one fundamental answer. In return, his older self writes to him with a letter of instruction.
47 - Sci-Fi / Adoption / A butcher #5 - ''The Choice'' by Weston Cook  SYNOPSIS - Three miners face a deadly choice
47 - Sci-Fi / Adoption / A butcher #HM - ''Sweet Tooth'' by Justice Redding  SYNOPSIS - Joel and Melissa want nothing more than to sweeten their lives with a little bundle of joy. But when a stray...something hitches a ride home with Joel, they may not get the little one they were expecting.
47 - Sci-Fi / Adoption / A butcher #HM - ''A Chance'' by Shey Carter  SYNOPSIS - After Leigh befriends the surrogate caring her child,  they learn the shocking truth behind the “birth marks” that mysteriously began appearing on the newest children who came from New Horizons.
47 - Sci-Fi / Adoption / A butcher #HM - ''The Apprentice'' by Cherie F Hanson  SYNOPSIS - In a future world where the Upright control citizens’ minds through education and ubiquitous camera surveillance, a group of seers prepare for creating a new reality.
48 - Thriller / Overconfidence / A sharpshooter #1 - ''Five Rounds'' by Rebecca Lane Beittel  SYNOPSIS - Two teenage girls try to escape an expert marksman in a post-apocalyptic society where living is hard, survival is ugly, and an asshole whose ego has been bruised is a dangerous foe.
48 - Thriller / Overconfidence / A sharpshooter #2 - ''Trigger'' by Jessica Kellicut  SYNOPSIS - Elijah keeps running, but the Man with the Gun is always just a few steps behind. He just wishes he knew why he was being chased to begin with…
48 - Thriller / Overconfidence / A sharpshooter #3 - ''Cheap Tricks'' by Jean Monfort  SYNOPSIS - Lindon tries running from a violent past, but finds talent is a hard thing to leave behind.
48 - Thriller / Overconfidence / A sharpshooter #4 - ''Rifles and Rhinos'' by Amy Zermatten  SYNOPSIS - The value of rhino horns is priceless.

Ben’s morals have been bought.
48 - Thriller / Overconfidence / A sharpshooter #5 - ''Maddie and Jonathan'' by Cara Schultz  SYNOPSIS - A woman walking her dog finds herself caught in a fight for survival.
48 - Thriller / Overconfidence / A sharpshooter #HM - ''The Case of the Grieving Husband'' by Lara Stache  SYNOPSIS - Famous mystery romance writer, Margaret Miller-Moore had a number of super fans, and grieving husband Mark finds himself the subject of suspicion for a one of them.
48 - Thriller / Overconfidence / A sharpshooter #HM - ''Something to Do'' by Maria Maxham  SYNOPSIS - A middle school girl decides whether or not to shoot.
48 - Thriller / Overconfidence / A sharpshooter #HM - ''A Perfect Plan'' by Mir Crez  SYNOPSIS - The grandson of a decorated war veteran must arrive in time to stop a thug and restore his own good name.
49 - Thriller / Door to door sales / A psychic #1 - ''Partial Hit Partial Miss.docx'' by Kayle Lauren  SYNOPSIS - David relies on his fiancé Marina’s planning and her Aunt Theresa’s “gifts” to make a quick buck, but someone is after more than a payday.
49 - Thriller / Door to door sales / A psychic #2 - ''Knocking On Your Door'' by Kristen Ray  SYNOPSIS - With nowhere to go and no money to get there, Addie plans an escape from a scam magazine-selling crew in Daytona Beach before Rob, a trafficker in pretty lost girls and dark psychic forces, turns his attention on Addie’s younger sister.
49 - Thriller / Door to door sales / A psychic #3 - ''When It Rains It Pours'' by Madeleine Barlow  SYNOPSIS - A week after a man disappears a strange woman arrives at his wife’s door promising answers.
49 - Thriller / Door to door sales / A psychic #4 - ''SPICK-N-SPAN'' by Eric Rogers  SYNOPSIS - After knocking on one fateful door, Ethel’s simple life flips when she is thrown into a bid to stop the Cold War from boiling over. Luckily for Duke Chambers – the man tasked with saving the nation – there is more to Ethel than meets the eye.
49 - Thriller / Door to door sales / A psychic #5 - ''An Inconvenient Time'' by Norman Bruce  SYNOPSIS - In late July, 1962, a salesman makes a house call that takes a turn he didn’t envision.
49 - Thriller / Door to door sales / A psychic #HM - ''The Weight of Time'' by Elizabeth K Nelson  SYNOPSIS - During a door-to-door sales call, Ellie Saunders finds herself in the middle of a deadly epidemic.
49 - Thriller / Door to door sales / A psychic #HM - ''The Mongoose Society'' by Matt Keasler  SYNOPSIS - A traveling insurance salesman, and serial rapist, stalks and attempts to abduct his latest victim - a tarot reader he bumped into at a shopping mall.
49 - Thriller / Door to door sales / A psychic #HM - ''Willow'' by Camila Viana  SYNOPSIS - The narrator’s tranquil existence is upended after meeting a psychic who promises to pray for her and help her be better. The psychic’s intentions are brought into question when the narrator receives a string of fatefully timed messages.
50 - Comedy / Customer service / A wedding planner #1 - ''The Return'' by Haley Parker  SYNOPSIS - A woman attempts to return an unlikely purchase: her husband.
50 - Comedy / Customer service / A wedding planner #2 - ''The Engagement'' by Peggy Larkin  SYNOPSIS - Madi plays along with a fake engagement to help out a friend, but isn’t expecting the real connection she finds.
50 - Comedy / Customer service / A wedding planner #3 - ''Hi, I'm Clover'' by Mary Butler  SYNOPSIS - A seven-year-old boy organises his best friend’s marriage to Charlotte, who would rather be playing ‘supermarket’. A unique wedding follows as the children navigate the rites of marriage and, later, the trials of heartbreak.
50 - Comedy / Customer service / A wedding planner #4 - ''The Lawson Inquiry'' by James Cleave  SYNOPSIS - A dry-witted wedding planner relives her side of a hilariously disastrous wedding event to her supervisor.
50 - Comedy / Customer service / A wedding planner #5 - ''The Needle'' by Penny Snider  SYNOPSIS - A beleaguered wedding planner gets her revenge.
50 - Comedy / Customer service / A wedding planner #HM - ''Rosefield Hall'' by Shari Harden  SYNOPSIS - Our expert staff will make sure your wedding reception is beautiful and flawless. Even feuding brothers will be tamed at this exquisite venue.
50 - Comedy / Customer service / A wedding planner #HM - ''There Won't Be Blood'' by Eleanor Van Natta  SYNOPSIS - When a wedding planner on a last-minute mission enters his world, an annoyed (and annoying) customer service agent learns about compassion.
50 - Comedy / Customer service / A wedding planner #HM - ''The Anti-Wedding Planner'' by Alexandra Otto  SYNOPSIS - After being dumped over and over, Brad turns his relationship failures into a breakup business as an Anti-Wedding Planner. Will breaking up Sarah and her boyfriend give Brad that last five-star customer service review he needs to make his bonus, or will it just lead to more heartache?
51 - Historical Fiction / An assassination / A zookeeper #1 - ''Dear Jodie'' by Samuel Foster  SYNOPSIS - A look into the assassination attempt of President Ronald Reagan.
51 - Historical Fiction / An assassination / A zookeeper #2 - ''A Heavy Heart'' by Zia Halim  SYNOPSIS - Wohali, a Cherokee outlaw, finds himself alone and on the run after murdering a man and stealing his bison. He must contend with pursuers, his own health, and destiny itself.
51 - Historical Fiction / An assassination / A zookeeper #3 - ''Killing Sparrows'' by Olive Kestrel  SYNOPSIS - China 1958: A man lives with his animals in the remnants of his childhood home.
51 - Historical Fiction / An assassination / A zookeeper #4 - ''Topsy's Terrible Trip'' by Lowell Constable  SYNOPSIS - A bad elephant gets hers when it comes down to business.
51 - Historical Fiction / An assassination / A zookeeper #5 - ''The Elephant and the Suffragist'' by Kristin Janke Schneider  SYNOPSIS - As a zookeeper chooses his work above all else, his wife makes a friend that will expand her horizons.
51 - Historical Fiction / An assassination / A zookeeper #HM - ''The Royal Zoo at Albersanzy'' by Jillian Navarro  SYNOPSIS - In the wake of the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary, heir to the Austrian throne, the zookeeper is tasked with carrying out a similar plan in a parallel universe.
51 - Historical Fiction / An assassination / A zookeeper #HM - ''Occupational Hazards'' by Jennifer MacDonald  SYNOPSIS - A man wins a strange companion to add to his collection.
51 - Historical Fiction / An assassination / A zookeeper #HM - ''Mankiller'' by Brian Daniel  SYNOPSIS - A killer elephant in Budapest claims his final victim after the close of World War II.
52 - Suspense / A transplant / A meteorologist #1 - ''Host'' by Samantha Rouse  SYNOPSIS - Beneath Will’s human flesh beats an alien heart; it’s the only thing keeping him alive. When an unusual storm begins to build over base, Will realises he has to do something before his heart becomes the thing that kills him.
52 - Suspense / A transplant / A meteorologist #2 - ''Five Ways to Die'' by Adelae Norwood  SYNOPSIS - A transplant surgeon contemplates killing the meteorologist inadvertently responsible for his wife's death on the operating table.
52 - Suspense / A transplant / A meteorologist #3 - ''Organ Grinder'' by James Butterworth  SYNOPSIS - A TV weatherman must deliver a mysterious package to its destination, or risk his secret life being exposed.
52 - Suspense / A transplant / A meteorologist #4 - ''Out the Window'' by Mitch Kiernicki  SYNOPSIS - A transplant tourist gets more than she bargained for.
52 - Suspense / A transplant / A meteorologist #5 - ''The Living Bridge'' by Erica Elizabeth Rahaman  SYNOPSIS - Winchester Morgan has always loved the sound of the rain. When he finally lives out his childhood dream of visiting the rainiest place on earth, he finds beauty, intrigue, and danger – or is it all in his head.
52 - Suspense / A transplant / A meteorologist #HM - ''Something in the Air'' by Kirsten Mah  SYNOPSIS - Meteorologist Claire Madryga returns to work after a corneal transplant to discover she is the only one who can see what is infecting the people of her city. Will anyone believe her?
52 - Suspense / A transplant / A meteorologist #HM - ''Perfect Storm'' by Lydia Hovey  SYNOPSIS - Brad’s ambition and conscience grapple over an unexpected career change while Suzanne navigates a complicated relationship with an uncomplicated man until circumstances conspire to make their paths intersect at the exact wrong time.
52 - Suspense / A transplant / A meteorologist #HM - ''When Rain Weeps'' by Peony Ronning  SYNOPSIS - A poor curious young boy and a revered national celebrity leading very different lives in South Africa are bound together by the unexpected.
53 - Horror / Hide-and-seek / A tax collector #1 - ''The Dixième'' by George Ahad  SYNOPSIS - In a remote French forest, a terrible history reveals itself when a young group on holiday in France play ‘Hide and Seek’.
53 - Horror / Hide-and-seek / A tax collector #2 - ''Pound of Flesh'' by R. Warren Daliege III  SYNOPSIS - Zach Matheson has been running a scheme to fleece unsuspecting victims for years. The time has come for a darker form of evil to recoup a pound of flesh in the name of all those who have been conned.
53 - Horror / Hide-and-seek / A tax collector #3 - ''Many Happy Returns'' by JC Comstock  SYNOPSIS - Caitlin Hansen finds a monster in someone else's closet.
53 - Horror / Hide-and-seek / A tax collector #4 - ''Hope and Hopelessness'' by Ryan Lees  SYNOPSIS - A mysterious arrival spells danger for one family living in an isolated town in America.
53 - Horror / Hide-and-seek / A tax collector #5 - ''Found You'' by Jessica Shearer  SYNOPSIS - Clyde finds himself dragged into playing hide and seek with a strange, abandoned child. However, it’s only fun and games until somebody loses.
53 - Horror / Hide-and-seek / A tax collector #HM - ''Two Certainties'' by Laura Weatherhead  SYNOPSIS - They say there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. When Jen dies, she learns that in order to say goodbye and move on she must settle her final debt.
53 - Horror / Hide-and-seek / A tax collector #HM - ''A Walk to the Ledges'' by Penny Newbury  SYNOPSIS - On an evening in winter, the new wife of the town’s tax collector is led through the woods to the place of a tragedy that happened long ago, but which is far from forgotten.
53 - Horror / Hide-and-seek / A tax collector #HM - ''The Bleeding Girl'' by Birdie Keller  SYNOPSIS - A tax collector on a house visit encounters something unusual and is forced to face long buried truths from his past.
54 - Romance / Leisure / A 70 year old woman #1 - ''Arth-Easier (Love potion No.314159).'' by Alison Tutcher  SYNOPSIS - An arthritic, retired music teacher has nearly given up on life, but she bumps into a vibrant, retired aromatherapist who really wants to help. Can he find a way to loosen her bent and joyless fingers and at the same time swell her heart with song again?
54 - Romance / Leisure / A 70 year old woman #2 - ''Threads and Nets'' by Ellie Misner-Smith  SYNOPSIS - Fate breaks a timeless rule and spins Death’s story, making him love a soul he’s sent to reap.
54 - Romance / Leisure / A 70 year old woman #3 - ''Taboo Content'' by Jessica Thornsberry  SYNOPSIS - Two lovers attempt a private kiss on New Year’s Eve, unintentionally killing a nosy intruder.
54 - Romance / Leisure / A 70 year old woman #4 - ''Unspoken'' by Emma Kinna  SYNOPSIS - Raised by her senior aunts in their boarding house in an old-fashioned town, 17-year-old Christina looks forward to leaving for college. But when she discovers the secret her aunts have been keeping from her for all of these years, she begins to see the future a bit differently.
54 - Romance / Leisure / A 70 year old woman #5 - ''Love Blooms'' by Caryn E Weinberger  SYNOPSIS - An unlikely couple finds romance and their loved ones learn their ideas of the value of leisure.
54 - Romance / Leisure / A 70 year old woman #HM - ''April'' by Jesse Turcotte  SYNOPSIS - 70-year-old Beth goes on a cruise at the behest of her wife of 50 years.
54 - Romance / Leisure / A 70 year old woman #HM - ''Keeper'' by Annette Marie  SYNOPSIS - A rescue pooch thaws a petrified heart, and a bad habit ignites a new life chapter.
54 - Romance / Leisure / A 70 year old woman #HM - ''The Night Nurse'' by Kat Rhodes  SYNOPSIS - A lonely, middle-aged widow finds unexpected love.
55 - Political Satire / A stock market crash / A hipster #1 - ''Order and Madness'' by Nick Olson  SYNOPSIS - Amid the rubble of a world in ruins, two unlikely friends hatch a fashionable plan to stop the insanity.
55 - Political Satire / A stock market crash / A hipster #2 - ''Rise Up, Rise Up'' by Elizabeth MacMillian  SYNOPSIS - In a society crushed by an economic crash of 30 years ago, a young man begins to discover the limits of his own power to change the world.
55 - Political Satire / A stock market crash / A hipster #3 - ''The Farmer, The Politician and The Hipster'' by Linda Durrant  SYNOPSIS - Three people’s paths cross against the setting of an Australian town hit by drought, fires and an unexpected stock market crash.
55 - Political Satire / A stock market crash / A hipster #4 - ''Avocado Toast'' by Beth Lanigan  SYNOPSIS - In the aftermath of a stock market crash, a man finds himself in an unusual exchange with two mysterious people who hold the answers to questions of great personal and political importance.
55 - Political Satire / A stock market crash / A hipster #5 - ''Market Share of an Artificial Heart'' by Jose Cleary  SYNOPSIS - In an unremarkable near future, an ordinary man lives an ordinary day beneath the shadow of two corporate giants.
55 - Political Satire / A stock market crash / A hipster #HM - ''A Hipster Walks into a Bar'' by Margaret G  SYNOPSIS - A stock market crash has a devasting effect on the career of the politician in this story. A newspaper article cements his downfall.
55 - Political Satire / A stock market crash / A hipster #HM - ''The Gods and the Sufferers'' by Melanie Dellinger  SYNOPSIS - While a young politician flaunts his hipster values during lavish parties, a young boy bears the suffering of his terminally-ill mother when his father can no longer pay for treatments because of the stock market crash.
55 - Political Satire / A stock market crash / A hipster #HM - ''Sponsored Content'' by Morgan Glennon  SYNOPSIS - After the stock market crash, a fanatical regime takes over the United States. A social media influencer joins the resistance, but has she managed to leave her self-obsessed consumerism behind?
56 - Action/Adventure / A simulation / A conjoined twin #1 - ''Operation Goldilocks'' by Val Muller  SYNOPSIS - A cyber agent with a vendetta against cyber-criminal Papa Bear uploads into an unconventional avatar to save twelve children trapped in limbo as Papa Bear’s hostages.
56 - Action/Adventure / A simulation / A conjoined twin #2 - ''The Sim'' by Robyn Jay  SYNOPSIS - Kevin created the perfect virtual reality program and sold it to big business, which used it as a tool against humanity. Now it’s up to him to decide what happens next.
56 - Action/Adventure / A simulation / A conjoined twin #3 - ''Forget Me Not'' by Eden Petri  SYNOPSIS - Rose and Camille were born connected at the shoulder and upon their birth their mother whispered into their tiny ears that they'd been given a gift. After a strange guest arrives at their family's bed and breakfast, Rose is thrown into a haunting ghost town of her own lonely interiority.
56 - Action/Adventure / A simulation / A conjoined twin #4 - ''Well Done, G!'' by Radius Doodles  SYNOPSIS - A brilliant government-contracted scientist must rescue her test subjects, lab-grown conjoined twins called “Doubles.”
56 - Action/Adventure / A simulation / A conjoined twin #5 - ''The Other Half'' by Daniel DiStefano  SYNOPSIS - Conjoined twins Gunther and Remy Abernathy are subjected to many rounds of a simulation that seems to be depicting a doomsday event. Are they being zapped back in time for reconnaissance purposes that could alter the future, or are they just playing a game to help them feel better?
56 - Action/Adventure / A simulation / A conjoined twin #HM - ''Firm Beliefs'' by Meidi Tönisson  SYNOPSIS - Two coworkers do their best to exceed their CEO’s expectations at a particularly challenging teambuilding exercise.
56 - Action/Adventure / A simulation / A conjoined twin #HM - ''J.A.N.U.S.'' by C.M. Rourke  SYNOPSIS - A simulation modeled off of the cognitive abilities of a set of conjoined twins, leads to an unlikely result.
56 - Action/Adventure / A simulation / A conjoined twin #HM - ''The Janus Initiative'' by Michael Shaw  SYNOPSIS - In a world where nothing is quite as it seems, where two heads aren’t necessarily better than one, a secret agent faces off against a terrible but familiar foe. In The Janus Initiative, it’s tails you win; heads, you lose.
57 - Suspense / A path / A beekeeper #1 - ''The Beehive'' by Zachary Shea  SYNOPSIS - In a mountain village where the men are forced out in winter to live as cannibals in the wasteland below, a boy spends his last summer home with an old friend.
57 - Suspense / A path / A beekeeper #2 - ''Opening'' by Sarah Snyder  SYNOPSIS - “Opening” reveals a woman in her later life remembering the love and tragedy of her younger brother and figuring out what she must do.
57 - Suspense / A path / A beekeeper #3 - ''The Way Home'' by Patrick Metzger  SYNOPSIS - A lost brother and sister encounter strangers on a path in the woods.
57 - Suspense / A path / A beekeeper #4 - ''To All the Girls, I Guess'' by Rachel Oxberry  SYNOPSIS - Synopsis: A rural patriarch appreciates his path under the grapevine canopy as he faces death, and life, and the pain and value they each hold.
57 - Suspense / A path / A beekeeper #5 - ''The Price of Freedom'' by Wayne Jacobson  SYNOPSIS - A young girl embarks on a harrowing journey with her grandmother to seek refuge in a foreign country.
57 - Suspense / A path / A beekeeper #HM - ''The Devil's Snare'' by Doan Phan  SYNOPSIS - The quaint apiary alongside the road housed a deadly secret.
57 - Suspense / A path / A beekeeper #HM - ''A Bee's Tale'' by Kristopher Van Aman  SYNOPSIS - A tale of miniature proportions, of loss, and of homecoming.
57 - Suspense / A path / A beekeeper #HM - ''Hive Mind'' by Sarah Morgan Varner  SYNOPSIS - An obedient subject remembers her trade, but not her name, and a defective queen defies her fate.
58 - Ghost Story / Flying / An accuser #1 - ''Love, Death, and Whitney Houston'' by Ben Brandhorst  SYNOPSIS - A floundering writer/musician dies of an overdose in the airplane toilet on his way to catch his wife cheating on him. As a ghost, he is confined to the space of the airplane toilet, limited by his ability to haunt its inhabitants until he is able to accuse her.
58 - Ghost Story / Flying / An accuser #2 - ''The Door I Don't Open'' by Bethany Wish  SYNOPSIS - A man is tormented by the ghost of his wife’s suicide. Innocent in the eyes of the law, he must find a way to move past the guilt that haunts him.
58 - Ghost Story / Flying / An accuser #3 - ''Ambition's Long Price'' by A.G. Henderson  SYNOPSIS - Oswald joins the war, and he’s on the verge of having everything he ever wanted. Now, if only his past can leave him alone long enough for him to try and enjoy it.
58 - Ghost Story / Flying / An accuser #4 - ''The Flying Man'' by Yousef Al Shamsi  SYNOPSIS - When someone dies mid-flight, what do they do with the body?
58 - Ghost Story / Flying / An accuser #5 - ''Late: My Ghost Story'' by Kandise Leigh Woods  SYNOPSIS - A 35 year old woman’s life will never be the same after she investigates a strange noise downstairs while home alone.
58 - Ghost Story / Flying / An accuser #HM - ''The Sweeping'' by Natalie Grant  SYNOPSIS - In a seaside Puritan colony, a young woman faces the insidious fears of her pious neighbors—from an unnaturally high vantage point.
58 - Ghost Story / Flying / An accuser #HM - ''Summer Vacation'' by Janice Liu  SYNOPSIS - Who is haunting you?
58 - Ghost Story / Flying / An accuser #HM - ''Reasonable Doubt'' by Jen Mierisch  SYNOPSIS - At thirty thousand feet, a man receives an unexpected communication from his past.
59 - Drama / Homeless / A hostess #1 - ''Lost in Translation'' by Viktoria Neumann  SYNOPSIS - A woman with third culture background questions her quest for a place to call home.
59 - Drama / Homeless / A hostess #2 - ''Morning Coffee'' by Tara Flanagan  SYNOPSIS - Cassie works as a hostess at a small-town café, counting the days each week until her mom shows up for her weekly cup of coffee. But it’s no ordinary coffee date; Cassie’s mom is homeless, and she seems to prefer it that way.
59 - Drama / Homeless / A hostess #3 - ''The Dinner Party'' by Heather Osial  SYNOPSIS - A young woman prepares for a party her abusive husband cancels without telling her, so to spite him, she invites some Central Park homeless people to enjoy the food instead.
59 - Drama / Homeless / A hostess #4 - ''Good Fortune'' by Jamie Dubois  SYNOPSIS - An encounter with a homeless man convinces a drug addict to change her life.
59 - Drama / Homeless / A hostess #5 - ''The Houseguest'' by Kristin Kloberdanz  SYNOPSIS - A woman grapples with her morals when her teenage daughter brings home an unexpected houseguest.
59 - Drama / Homeless / A hostess #HM - ''Car 77'' by Noah Levin  SYNOPSIS - In the near future, a young man finds himself living in a homeless community to support his bipolar mother but memories of his past and questions about his future make him question his place in life. Will he seek the dubious help he’s offered to improve his circumstances?
59 - Drama / Homeless / A hostess #HM - ''Maple Syrup'' by Cassie Rapuano  SYNOPSIS - A girl who has it all gives up, while a girl who has everything struggles to persevere. But in the end, no one is safe from addiction.
59 - Drama / Homeless / A hostess #HM - ''Almost'' by Jaclyn Messner  SYNOPSIS - A week ago Melody left her husband after an explosive fight.  Now, he’s appeared at the restaurant where she works to beg for her forgiveness.
60 - Drama / Smartphone addiction / A personal trainer #1 - ''No Filter'' by Brittani Howell  SYNOPSIS - Kelsie and Cait don’t really talk, but Cait is hoping to change that. She might have been more successful if she hadn’t stolen Kelsie’s phone.
60 - Drama / Smartphone addiction / A personal trainer #2 - ''Feeling Sharp'' by Emma Young  SYNOPSIS - A young woman and her brother grapple with family, loss, and control.
60 - Drama / Smartphone addiction / A personal trainer #3 - ''Injury Time'' by Clare Law  SYNOPSIS - An injured dad, confronted by the burden he places on his carer son, must change the way he parents to advance on the road to recovery.
60 - Drama / Smartphone addiction / A personal trainer #4 - ''Feast for the Soul'' by Erin Shifflett  SYNOPSIS - Jill and Gavin, two people in crisis, share the story of how they realized the life-sustaining nature of compassion and connection.
60 - Drama / Smartphone addiction / A personal trainer #5 - ''The Message'' by Jennifer Cass  SYNOPSIS - A young woman must fight her way through self-blame and find acceptance.
60 - Drama / Smartphone addiction / A personal trainer #HM - ''On the Rocks'' by Kambl von Zild  SYNOPSIS - A personal trainer flies to Antarctica to help those on the ice stay fit.

While there she struggles with addiction to her smartphone.
60 - Drama / Smartphone addiction / A personal trainer #HM - ''Not Enough FaceTime'' by Tara Baranowske  SYNOPSIS - Veronica Palmer approaches personal trainer Michael Vale, looking to hire him, but he gets frustrated because she’s always on her phone during workouts.
60 - Drama / Smartphone addiction / A personal trainer #HM - ''App For Life'' by Lauren Everdell  SYNOPSIS - An app-savvy personal trainer faces the real world for once in her life.
61 - Horror / Expertise / A person wearing a wig #1 - ''"Nora"'' by Amy Stewart-Wasserman  SYNOPSIS - We all wonder what makes people do horrible things.

Yet, understanding the mind of a serial killer is a bit unsettling, isn't it?
61 - Horror / Expertise / A person wearing a wig #2 - ''Playing God'' by Abbie Randall  SYNOPSIS - Surgical expertise is one thing; murder is another. What happens when the line is crossed?
61 - Horror / Expertise / A person wearing a wig #3 - ''The Boy'' by Kendra Tarrer  SYNOPSIS - A world-renowned child psychologist reminisces on her most disturbing patient while attempting to maintain her own grip on what is real and what exists only in the mind.
61 - Horror / Expertise / A person wearing a wig #4 - ''The Sound of Silence'' by Corinna Toews  SYNOPSIS - A musical genius is haunted by a sinister secret.
61 - Horror / Expertise / A person wearing a wig #5 - ''Predator'' by Michael Simms  SYNOPSIS - The world's finest surgeon saves a life, and ends one.
61 - Horror / Expertise / A person wearing a wig #HM - ''Rebuilding Margot'' by Kerry Billings  SYNOPSIS - After the death of their daughter, Margot, a couple decides to find a replacement.
61 - Horror / Expertise / A person wearing a wig #HM - ''Contagion'' by Jessica Hill  SYNOPSIS - Dr. Shaw returns to work sure he has pieced his life back together after the loss of his family. However, cracks in his wellness make him vulnerable to an evil he doesn’t see coming, and names can be a powerful thing.
61 - Horror / Expertise / A person wearing a wig #HM - ''The Orchard'' by Megan Aston  SYNOPSIS - A generations old curse threatens to derail the family business; again. David Windigo intends to prevent that from happening.
62 - Thriller / An investment / An addict #1 - ''Captured in Stone'' by Lucy Lu  SYNOPSIS - Over the past two years, six people in Louisville have disappeared, and the perpetrator is nowhere to be found. In Pygmy’s Gallery, an artist named Anastasia has created a memorial of for these victims.
62 - Thriller / An investment / An addict #2 - ''Patience Can be Deadly'' by Jillian Diehl  SYNOPSIS - A gambling debt, a loan made, and a patient woman form a lethal combination.
62 - Thriller / An investment / An addict #3 - ''Sweet Justice'' by Chasen Carpenter  SYNOPSIS - When Countess Justine Percy awakens to find her lover has been brutally murdered, she knows her jealous husband is to blame.  Seeking the assistance of Doctor Adam and his experimentations, she hopes not only to right the wrong that has been done but to assure that justice has been served.
62 - Thriller / An investment / An addict #4 - ''Down by the Tracks'' by Brutus Richmond  SYNOPSIS - Brothers dwelling on the fringe find themselves entangled in a political assassination plot.
62 - Thriller / An investment / An addict #5 - ''Adrenaline Junkie'' by S.E. Welsh  SYNOPSIS - Hayley is in witness protection, but she can’t seem to escape her need for an extreme adrenaline rush. Unfortunately, this is what leads her abusive partner straight back to his investment and this time, he’s determined not to make any mistakes.
62 - Thriller / An investment / An addict #HM - ''Unholy Matrimony'' by Marie Marchand  SYNOPSIS - Thomas Anson, a high-functioning ketamine addict, marries a mail-order bride so that he can inherit his family’s billion-dollar corporation. After he witnesses a murder, however, the tables are turned and he becomes the victim.
62 - Thriller / An investment / An addict #HM - ''The Investment'' by L M Brown  SYNOPSIS - Sarah knows the phrase 'when the fun stops, stop.' as well as anybody, but how do you know when to stop when it was never fun in the first place?
62 - Thriller / An investment / An addict #HM - ''Gains and Lost'' by Kerry Craven  SYNOPSIS - Corporate greed meets the superhero world in this thriller where

 an ex drug addict, now arch villain, meets his nemesis.

Little does he know that his real enemy is an investment banker

with an eye toward cashing in on the super hero market.
63 - Action/Adventure / A promise / A lottery winner #1 - ''When The Trumpet Sounds'' by Sarah Rachael  SYNOPSIS - In a world ravaged by wildfire, two siblings attempt to sneak into The Compound, a place that will guarantee their survival.
63 - Action/Adventure / A promise / A lottery winner #2 - ''The Bent Banana'' by Charles Hadfield  SYNOPSIS - Holmes's heir is asked to investigate a series of mysterious break-ins. What promise is being kept?
63 - Action/Adventure / A promise / A lottery winner #3 - ''Paintball'' by Marie Lemoine  SYNOPSIS - Synopsis: Yellow team members Cora, Isi, and Ben are in the final stretch of an epic woodsball game. Sheer luck has allowed them to compete, and Cora promised to save her club’s honor: can they make it to the top?
63 - Action/Adventure / A promise / A lottery winner #4 - ''Matty and His Daddy'' by Alessio Summerfield  SYNOPSIS - A young man comes to terms with his flawed father’s legacy after a traumatic night changes his life forever.
63 - Action/Adventure / A promise / A lottery winner #5 - ''I Keep My Promises'' by Virginia Liscinsky  SYNOPSIS - Sometimes power belongs in different hands.
63 - Action/Adventure / A promise / A lottery winner #HM - ''Girl B'' by Gia Batty  SYNOPSIS - Emma wins a lottery to be a part of a magic show that her vainglorious headmaster has brought to school. She imagined that being a cute magician’s assistant on stage would help her to get her boyfriend back, but because of her diminutive stature, she is given a different role in the show--Emma is “Girl B” in the traditional sawing-a-girl-in-half illusion, and the show does not go as planned.
63 - Action/Adventure / A promise / A lottery winner #HM - ''Dreamers'' by Alexander Howard  SYNOPSIS - Two survivors of a bizarre global catastrophe take a risky pitstop on their way towards safety.
63 - Action/Adventure / A promise / A lottery winner #HM - ''The Gentlemen'' by Amy Brodeur  SYNOPSIS - A man finds a way to repay his debt, but not unnoticed.
64 - Sci-Fi / Camping / A surgeon #1 - ''Subject X'' by Kelly Hydrick  SYNOPSIS - A woman who has died is brought back to life in a medical experimentation program.
64 - Sci-Fi / Camping / A surgeon #2 - ''The Family Shame'' by Haley Hwang  SYNOPSIS - A young man is the last hope to correct a past tragedy and reverse a curse that has plagued his family for generations.
64 - Sci-Fi / Camping / A surgeon #3 - ''Old Earth'' by Natalie Pitfield  SYNOPSIS - The first travellers to a long abandoned Earth leave their space station in the hope of finding adventure. But what they find is very different to what they expected.
64 - Sci-Fi / Camping / A surgeon #4 - ''A Heartless Man'' by Becky Smy  SYNOPSIS - Living in a camp settlement during a war between humans and aliens (known as the “Scaly”) Joe, a scavenger, makes the ultimate risk to help others. A surgeon has found a way to ensure that the aliens can’t recognise Joe, an extreme measure of swapping Joe’s human heart with a “Scaly” heart.
64 - Sci-Fi / Camping / A surgeon #5 - ''Finding Kanga'' by Susan Dahlline  SYNOPSIS - Dr. Lucy Park, a surgeon, camps out in a bunker after a devastating war, befriends an alien creature, and finds her calling
64 - Sci-Fi / Camping / A surgeon #HM - ''A Good Doctor is Hard to Find'' by Dana Nickel  SYNOPSIS - In a world where organs are sold to the highest bidder, one man feels the need to do whatever he can to help.
64 - Sci-Fi / Camping / A surgeon #HM - ''Just A Little More'' by Liz Vance  SYNOPSIS - A hiker meets a woman and her daughter deep in the forest.  The decisions they make result in a life-long sacrifice.
64 - Sci-Fi / Camping / A surgeon #HM - ''What We See Without the Light'' by Ash Hanson  SYNOPSIS - Cass, Inika and Judd know you need to go well out of the city if you want to see the stars. As they get closer to their campsite, they realize light pollution may not be their biggest hurdle.
65 - Political Satire / An alibi / An extrovert #1 - ''Platform for Change'' by Sophie L Macdonald  SYNOPSIS - Cindy becomes a hero when an iconic photo of her fighting the Australian bushfires goes viral. As Cindy prepares to take to the world stage, her mother faces a moral dilemma as to whether she should reveal a secret which could be Cindy’s undoing.
65 - Political Satire / An alibi / An extrovert #2 - ''Truth be Told (or ‘A Qualitative Analysis of the Good Prospects of Lying’)'' by Felix Brown  SYNOPSIS - After breaking a window, Charlie finds himself at a crossroads about whether to tell the truth, or live a lie.
65 - Political Satire / An alibi / An extrovert #3 - ''Trump's Twitter Bot Tells All'' by Grace Giska  SYNOPSIS - Interviewing artificial intelligence has never been this lively and everyone wants to talk with this little bird.
65 - Political Satire / An alibi / An extrovert #4 - ''The Candidate'' by Rebecca Call  SYNOPSIS - When 7th grader Clementine Bottom’s school council campaign posters are vandalized, it’s up to her to gather alibis, determine the culprit, and exact revenge. But can she still win the election while doing so?
65 - Political Satire / An alibi / An extrovert #5 - ''Gravel Pit'' by Jenn Vetter  SYNOPSIS - A town falls victim to one family’s spite.
65 - Political Satire / An alibi / An extrovert #HM - ''Damage Control'' by Jack Murdoch  SYNOPSIS - Mayor Ewing accidentally killed a city councilman. Now he must engage in a bit of damage control.
65 - Political Satire / An alibi / An extrovert #HM - ''Nine-to-Five in the Cutting Room'' by Sainte Mayari  SYNOPSIS - A video editor navigates his morality and his nine-to-five falsifying evidence in the midst of the Philippines Drug War.
65 - Political Satire / An alibi / An extrovert #HM - ''The Shocking Truth'' by Betsy Shaw-Cope  SYNOPSIS - A female intern works for a male chauvinist senator who relies on his lie detecting collar for his popularity and success.
66 - Fantasy / Farming / A mentor #1 - ''Dreaming of Wiradjuri'' by Jandi Crocker  SYNOPSIS - When Lizzy goes to work on Geraldston Cattle Station, she encounters more dangers than she could ever have imagined. However, she finds guidance and support in two unlikely allies.
66 - Fantasy / Farming / A mentor #2 - ''Magic Beans'' by Olivia DelBono  SYNOPSIS - An old  sorceress is tired of mentoring questers towards vain dreams. A young boy upends her life with a promise that if she lets him stay and grow a crop of beans in her yard, that the harvest will yield her great rewards.
66 - Fantasy / Farming / A mentor #3 - ''The Skulk'' by Jennae Phillippe  SYNOPSIS - When young Devlyn Regan is tasked with caring for the pearl quails of the Queen’s Apothecary, it seems like a simple task. That is until a mysterious force starts to threaten the birds – and Devlyn’s last chance at a home.
66 - Fantasy / Farming / A mentor #4 - ''Not Another Fairytale'' by Morgan Jeffery  SYNOPSIS - Patrick told his daughter beautiful lies about the fairies. That way, when springtime came, if ever a passerby whispered when her windows were open and the wind carried the words just right, Aisling-- confined to her bed-- would find the prospect of her being of the fairy people enchanting--not horrifying-- just another fairytale.
66 - Fantasy / Farming / A mentor #5 - ''Moon-Blight'' by Caitlin Monshall  SYNOPSIS - A girl makes a deal with a faerie in order to save her village from famine.
66 - Fantasy / Farming / A mentor #HM - ''The Estate'' by Aimee Winters  SYNOPSIS - Two sisters manage their family's estate, one more so than the other.
66 - Fantasy / Farming / A mentor #HM - ''Fallow Until Further Notice'' by Phil Olsen  SYNOPSIS - A mix-up on the urban farm’s mentorship scheme has both participants thinking they are each other’s mentor. Old-hand Herbert soon realises there is more to learn, when he discovers what the farm has been secretly producing on a supposedly fallow field.
66 - Fantasy / Farming / A mentor #HM - ''His Father's Son'' by Luke Wespieser  SYNOPSIS - Young Algomas’s plan to reverse the ailing fortunes of the farm unlocks burdensome memories in those he loves the most. Will Roth lead him into the light, or is the boy’s blood already too laced with darkness?
67 - Sci-Fi / Gentrification / A personal chef #1 - ''Pork Chop'' by Austin Wright  SYNOPSIS - Food is outlawed, an affluent dining district in Washington DC takes a downturn, and a personal chef loses his job and goes through some tough times.
67 - Sci-Fi / Gentrification / A personal chef #2 - ''The Deepest Blue'' by Hailey Dixon  SYNOPSIS - In this story of identity, a young woman of an alien race struggles with  human beauty ideals and what it means to live truthfully.
67 - Sci-Fi / Gentrification / A personal chef #3 - ''Gentrification'' by Cat Willow  SYNOPSIS - In a world where teleportation has transformed society, Caleb is a commuter who is struggling to provide for his family at great personal cost. When he learns something unexpected about his employer, he is faced with a difficult choice.
67 - Sci-Fi / Gentrification / A personal chef #4 - ''Shadows'' by Quentin Norris  SYNOPSIS - A down-and-out personal chef for a wealthy family jumps at the opportunity to be transported to a new life, but doesn’t take the time to consider the drastic consequences.
67 - Sci-Fi / Gentrification / A personal chef #5 - ''How Not To Grow Old'' by Nikki Bennett  SYNOPSIS - When humans discover a planet with youth-restorative properties, a mad rush to populate it begins. But for some who settle there, this new Shangri-La doesn’t turn out exactly how they’d dreamed.
67 - Sci-Fi / Gentrification / A personal chef #HM - ''Rain'' by Yvonne Lindner  SYNOPSIS - In a world that has not seen rain in 100 years a community rises up out of the dust and finds hope.
67 - Sci-Fi / Gentrification / A personal chef #HM - ''A Piece of News from The Paper'' by Fanfei Ye  SYNOPSIS - A renowned personal chef is murdered at his home. Five pounds of cured ham, three jars of pickled cabbages and one watermelon are missing. The police launches investigation.
67 - Sci-Fi / Gentrification / A personal chef #HM - ''Dream of Rhea'' by Judit Dani  SYNOPSIS - Carol’s dreams come true when she is offered a job with a rich family who is moving away to an uptown neighbourhood. Two and a half billion light years away.
68 - Mystery / A collection / A nomad #1 - ''The Wakes'' by Nicole Dittrich  SYNOPSIS - Amanda Berry is lost. Place after place, she has to survive, searching for the answer that might bring her home.
68 - Mystery / A collection / A nomad #2 - ''Six Spoons and a Bride Baby'' by Cheri Domina  SYNOPSIS - A young woman contends with old prejudices, young love and mysterious disappearances one sultry summer, when the Gypsies come to town. Inspired by my grandmother’s memoir of rural Kentucky, ca 1930.
68 - Mystery / A collection / A nomad #3 - ''Mirror and Lens'' by Matt Largo  SYNOPSIS - After a fierce snowstorm, a detective must piece together the theft of a dazzling, rare gemstone.
68 - Mystery / A collection / A nomad #4 - ''What's Left'' by Dawn Armijo  SYNOPSIS - At the end of a man’s life, his simple collection is one of the few things he has left.   Where some of it goes, is a mystery until years after he’s gone.
68 - Mystery / A collection / A nomad #5 - ''A Different Kind of Place'' by Nicole Rivera  SYNOPSIS - A nomadic podcaster desperate for a hot story lands herself in the middle of a true crime she may not be able to escape.
68 - Mystery / A collection / A nomad #HM - ''What Comes Next'' by Derelly Lemesurier  SYNOPSIS - A Reaper's sole purpose is to help human souls find the peace they need to cross over into the afterlife. But strangely, the biggest questions of life weigh heavily on more than just the living.
68 - Mystery / A collection / A nomad #HM - ''The Soda Collection'' by James Townsend  SYNOPSIS - In spite of dementia and a lifetime of loss, a woman recovering from a stroke is the only person who can solve the mystery keeping her husband up at night: who keeps drinking soda that goes missing from her hospital room?
68 - Mystery / A collection / A nomad #HM - ''Vanessa Lopez and the Case of the Clumsy Librarian'' by Rachel Matuch  SYNOPSIS - For Vanessa, the library is the only place that’s felt like home – but a mysterious injury threatens to change all that.
69 - Spy / Retirement / A driving instructor #1 - ''Gasket'' by Andrea PaulBonham  SYNOPSIS - A teenage spy-in-training finds out her driving instructor is planning to retire at the end of the semester.
69 - Spy / Retirement / A driving instructor #2 - ''Homing Beacon'' by Chelsea Sanders  SYNOPSIS - An extraterrestrial spy attempts to save the Marshall Islands from an insidious plot by the U.S. government.
69 - Spy / Retirement / A driving instructor #3 - ''LIV-18'' by Jane Brown  SYNOPSIS - In 2037, the CIA decides to retire their fleet of Artificial Intelligence vehicles.

One car refuses to go down until she completes her bucket list.
69 - Spy / Retirement / A driving instructor #4 - ''Sweethearts'' by Melanie Preston  SYNOPSIS - A woman’s fascination with a working girl leads to unforeseen happenings, while her professional life takes a beating.
69 - Spy / Retirement / A driving instructor #5 - ''Shift Over'' by Sarah Wetherbee  SYNOPSIS - A retiring driving instructor at an intelligence agency pulls his daughter into training.
69 - Spy / Retirement / A driving instructor #HM - ''Dream Diver'' by Stephanie Wilson  SYNOPSIS - After his last mission left him with a terminal illness, Wyatt had to make some difficult choices if he wanted to live to complete his next assignment so that he could happily retire.
69 - Spy / Retirement / A driving instructor #HM - ''Civil Retirement'' by Enda Treacy  SYNOPSIS - A story of a retired spy coming to terms with his forced-upon life in the aftermath of his services, and the inevitable consequences that arose from it.
69 - Spy / Retirement / A driving instructor #HM - ''A Necessary Evil'' by Creswell Corpus  SYNOPSIS - Former secret service member Alfred Cleverly reflects on his life of espionage as he awaits the visit of acquaintance-turned-friend Jonathan Forsyth. His arrival brings some unsettling information to light,  leaving the two retirees pondering their place in the world.
70 - Comedy / DIY (do-it-yourself) / A machinist #1 - ''How To Fix A Car When Your Wife Has Left You'' by Nicholas Guerreiro  SYNOPSIS - As Joe puts his beloved Chevrolet Traverse back together, his marriage falls apart.
70 - Comedy / DIY (do-it-yourself) / A machinist #2 - ''Stormtrooper Haiku'' by Elizabeth Lea Heald  SYNOPSIS - A machinist tries to come to terms with his occupation and his situation in life.
70 - Comedy / DIY (do-it-yourself) / A machinist #3 - ''The DIY Guy'' by Elizabeth Bower  SYNOPSIS - A former machinist who lacks skill with tools regains his confidence and reputation by fixing his garage door.
70 - Comedy / DIY (do-it-yourself) / A machinist #4 - ''Grey Star Magnanini'' by Rachael Hancock  SYNOPSIS - Andrew Magnanini, a machinist at Grey Star’s factory, invents a new kitchen appliance.  Grey Star’s founder, Michael Brunetti, allegedly creates and patents a suspiciously similar kitchen appliance, sparking a patent infringement law suit between Magnanini and Brunetti.
70 - Comedy / DIY (do-it-yourself) / A machinist #5 - ''A Helping Hand'' by Kearstie Simmons  SYNOPSIS - In this black comedy, things seem a bit off when Sybil takes on an industrial tire shredder in a pair of stiletto heels. A machinist shows up to help, and he soon finds that circumstances are not as they seem.
70 - Comedy / DIY (do-it-yourself) / A machinist #HM - ''Da Vinci's Toilette Humors'' by James Gigante  SYNOPSIS - Leonrdo da Vinci is commissioned to create a device outside of his comfort zone.
70 - Comedy / DIY (do-it-yourself) / A machinist #HM - ''A Pinterest Christmas'' by MM Schreier  SYNOPSIS - Voice message, December 19, 2019 3:02 PM.

“Hi Sky, it’s Mom––just wanted to tell you how excited I am for your spectacular Christmas extravaganza; I know it’s going to be an over-the-top, not-to-be-missed experience!”
70 - Comedy / DIY (do-it-yourself) / A machinist #HM - ''Liminal Space'' by Sharon Marshall  SYNOPSIS - Kit and Hannah conquer death and ICU blues with practical applications
71 - Ghost Story / Goodbye / A nurse #1 - ''Counting (the pills, the deaths)'' by Carli Berman  SYNOPSIS - She carried the weight of their pain, until suffocated by her own. Now she waits, hoping one day she will finally be able to say goodbye.
71 - Ghost Story / Goodbye / A nurse #2 - ''Vigil'' by Catherine King  SYNOPSIS - A car accident interrupts a break-up and the healing afterward provides a unique opportunity to reconcile the relationship.
71 - Ghost Story / Goodbye / A nurse #3 - ''Sleeperlock'' by Juan Cortes  SYNOPSIS - Two decades after his brother’s death, Rolando Acevedo wrestles for the strength to pursue happiness and forgive himself.
71 - Ghost Story / Goodbye / A nurse #4 - ''Margaret And Miriam'' by Lucy Pridgeon  SYNOPSIS - An elderly woman with dementia trapped in a care home is visited by a dear friend. Together they plan her escape.
71 - Ghost Story / Goodbye / A nurse #5 - ''Shift Change'' by Jennifer Townsend  SYNOPSIS - A lonely nurse discovers a deeper purpose to her calling.
71 - Ghost Story / Goodbye / A nurse #HM - ''Song of Souls'' by Karoline Strickland  SYNOPSIS - A violinist collapses onstage, leaving her performance unfinished. She is determined to complete it, no matter what.
71 - Ghost Story / Goodbye / A nurse #HM - ''Netta'' by Carol Adams  SYNOPSIS - A strange old woman prepares for death. She arranges her goodbyes from her hospital bed – but has she really gone?
71 - Ghost Story / Goodbye / A nurse #HM - ''Cold Comfort'' by David Batteiger  SYNOPSIS - A World War I nurse finds her calling both in life and in death.
72 - Thriller / Underwater / A protestor #1 - ''Breathe'' by Katrina Soucy  SYNOPSIS - It's been 263 days of remembering the past, dreading what her future could be and planning her escape. Maggie is finally ready to fight her way to freedom.
72 - Thriller / Underwater / A protestor #2 - ''Under Water'' by Guy Preston  SYNOPSIS - In a country stricken by severe drought, those living in poverty struggle to survive—whilst the rich pay a premium for luxury crops. Two desperate siblings attempt to contravene the media blackout and expose the scale of commercial water use, but soon discover things aren't quite what they seem.
72 - Thriller / Underwater / A protestor #3 - ''Atlantis'' by Cassandra Lane  SYNOPSIS - An up-and-coming protester wins an artist residency to an underwater eco retreat and is pursued by a stalker obsessed with revenge.
72 - Thriller / Underwater / A protestor #4 - ''In the Deep'' by Alana Lambert-Dias  SYNOPSIS - A young man protests the dangers associated with cage diving. A tourism company attempts to put an end to his growing influence.
72 - Thriller / Underwater / A protestor #5 - ''The Boiling Point of Placid Water'' by Andrew Hughes  SYNOPSIS - Mild mannered Professor José Mundo finds himself in a political spider web after an oil spill off the coast of San Juan.
72 - Thriller / Underwater / A protestor #HM - ''In the Cold Town of Lemont'' by Evan Riley  SYNOPSIS - Thomas Tenkins, seventh-grade Catholic schoolboy, receives a threatening note Friday afternoon before the varsity basketball game. He must navigate his school in an attempt to avoid an attack.
72 - Thriller / Underwater / A protestor #HM - ''Deep Trouble'' by John Evans  SYNOPSIS - When Andy discovered that her research was not only ignored but falsified so that mining could go forward near a sea floor research station, she knew she had to do something. Things started to go wrong almost immediately and she wasn’t sure she’d see the surface again.
72 - Thriller / Underwater / A protestor #HM - ''Plan B'' by Cathy Southwell  SYNOPSIS - Agents Connor and Davidson are in a race against the clock to save billionaire John Kilpatrick who is being held hostage in exchange for the president to agree to join the World Climate Treaty.



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73 - Historical Fiction / A portage / A person with dwarfism #1 - ''Days of Happiness'' by Laura Silver  SYNOPSIS - In 1963, James is a fresher at Oxford and madly in love with Hugh.  But only one of them is counting on a future together.
73 - Historical Fiction / A portage / A person with dwarfism #2 - ''A Brief Lecture on Expeditions'' by E.R. Tucker  SYNOPSIS - At a moment of great distress, a grandfather tells his grandson the tale of a rarely remembered member of the Lewis and Clark expedition.
73 - Historical Fiction / A portage / A person with dwarfism #3 - ''Beneath the Marble Table'' by Charlotte Holloway  SYNOPSIS - A concentration camp physician has a difficult decision to make.
73 - Historical Fiction / A portage / A person with dwarfism #4 - ''Following the River'' by Susan Jeffers  SYNOPSIS - A young man with dwarfism in New France falls in love. He leaves his lonely life in the woods behind to join her.
73 - Historical Fiction / A portage / A person with dwarfism #5 - ''The Curse of The Conquerors'' by Kelle Grace Gaddis  SYNOPSIS - In the wake of the wreck of the Santa Maria, the ship’s crew builds La Navidad, before being attacked and killed by the island’s first inhabitants. Sailor, Paulo Lopez, composes a three-part letter to Christopher Columbus to explain what happened and why he believes the dwarf sailor Santiago has cursed them.
73 - Historical Fiction / A portage / A person with dwarfism #HM - ''For a Shipload of Silver and Gold'' by Jeff Fitzgerald  SYNOPSIS - A court dwarf from the palaces of King Philip IV of Spain finds himself in a bind, kidnapped by a gang of pirates while on loan to the Governor of Panama City. He must use his wits and his sense of humour to try and turn the outcome of the buccaneers’ poorly planned scheme to his favour.
73 - Historical Fiction / A portage / A person with dwarfism #HM - ''The Ghost of The Diolkos'' by Holly-Anne Eilander  SYNOPSIS - An Athenian trader hears whispers in the dark, but when a shocking piece of information is revealed will his whispers save him or doom him?
73 - Historical Fiction / A portage / A person with dwarfism #HM - ''Watermen'' by Jo Wilcock  SYNOPSIS - A son travels from London to the United States to seek his fortune and earn the respect of his father. Joining an expedition into the Louisiana Purchase, he returns without the respect and recognition he feels is deserved.
74 - Fairy Tale / A hidden talent / A snob #1 - ''All Good Calamari Wizards Drive Escalades'' by Trey Dowell  SYNOPSIS - A father’s storytelling creativity is pushed to the limit by his skeptical son.
74 - Fairy Tale / A hidden talent / A snob #2 - ''A Marriage of Equals'' by Zoe Perrenoud  SYNOPSIS - A notoriously picky Queen must marry before her thirtieth birthday or forfeit her kingdom to her evil cousin. When her maid tries to help her, and three unexpected suitors turn up, the Queen discovers more about herself than she bargained for.
74 - Fairy Tale / A hidden talent / A snob #3 - ''Ma Liang and the Magic Brush'' by Sarah He  SYNOPSIS - Lily Liang Ma has the perfect tool to land her a sure win for an art competition, but upon some reflection she feels hesitant to use it.
74 - Fairy Tale / A hidden talent / A snob #4 - ''Blackbird'' by Khaled El Serafy  SYNOPSIS - A young, unsuccesful musician sets off to an enchanted forest in a quest to recreate the most beautiful fiddle-bow he has ever seen.
74 - Fairy Tale / A hidden talent / A snob #5 - ''The Flower Child'' by Marina Crouse  SYNOPSIS - Thalia, a young woman longing to leave the suffocating city, finally gets her chance to leave when her mother falls ill.
74 - Fairy Tale / A hidden talent / A snob #HM - ''The Princess and the Witch'' by Robert Price  SYNOPSIS - Caroline’s big brother discovers her secret during a bedtime fairy tale.
74 - Fairy Tale / A hidden talent / A snob #HM - ''The Girl Who Charmed The Sea'' by Teri Link  SYNOPSIS - A young fairy discovers that a forbidden gift holds the power of life and death.
74 - Fairy Tale / A hidden talent / A snob #HM - ''Rhian and The Dragon'' by Lura Vernon  SYNOPSIS - While traveling to a ball with her childhood rival, Rhian finds she must use all of her skills to get them out of danger when they are waylaid by strangers.
75 - Crime Caper / A reunion / A police officer #1 - ''Standerd Poodell'' by Faye Upton  SYNOPSIS - When an up-and-coming musician realises that a washed-up Eighties rock star is his biological father, he and his bandmates pull out all the stops to sneak into their reunion gig and claim his birthright.
75 - Crime Caper / A reunion / A police officer #2 - ''The Floor is Made of Lava'' by Jared Cappel  SYNOPSIS - A junkie commits petty theft to get more magma, a new drug that burns users from within.
75 - Crime Caper / A reunion / A police officer #3 - ''The Good that Follows the Bad'' by Tonja Reynolds  SYNOPSIS - The writer’s reunion was meant to be fun, a relaxing writing retreat at a remote location. There was no intent to commit murder, Abigail would later tell the police—it just sort of happened.
75 - Crime Caper / A reunion / A police officer #4 - ''Reverse Misdirection'' by Daniel Gorman  SYNOPSIS - Rick Hooper’s friends want him to help them pull a heist at their high school reunion, and he sees it as the perfect opportunity to get revenge on an old rival.
75 - Crime Caper / A reunion / A police officer #5 - ''The Saddle'' by Keith McDuffee  SYNOPSIS - A dirty cop works a grave-robbing job in a mausoleum with an old cohort. Within its walls, she searches the depths of her distressed mind for a name that could mean the end of their troubles, or without it, the end of her.
75 - Crime Caper / A reunion / A police officer #HM - ''Undercover'' by Helen Hawkins  SYNOPSIS - Attending his school reunion, Dave is greeted by friends and lovers from his past, but he can't get away from his present, or what it compels him to do.
75 - Crime Caper / A reunion / A police officer #HM - ''The Proof is in the Pudding'' by Jennifer Hansen  SYNOPSIS - Biddy asks to borrow a recipe and Granny Alice demands a favor in return.
75 - Crime Caper / A reunion / A police officer #HM - ''Homecoming'' by Emilia Marmo  SYNOPSIS - A K-9 police officer sets out to reunite her partner with their baby.
76 - Romance / Getting organized / A woodworker #1 - ''Middle Kingdom'' by Ted McCarthy  SYNOPSIS - A retired woodworker seeks a fitting farewell to his wife.
76 - Romance / Getting organized / A woodworker #2 - ''Nesting'' by GK Risser  SYNOPSIS - Jim, an aging itinerant rock climber craving an emotional anchor, works to convince his long-time nomadic lover, Sarah, to domesticate by building her a suitable home.
76 - Romance / Getting organized / A woodworker #3 - ''Panning for Love'' by Jo Cole  SYNOPSIS - For Millie, finding a new love requires organisation and planning like her new driftwood business does. But when her past lover Will reappears, Millie’s well-laid plans unravel.
76 - Romance / Getting organized / A woodworker #4 - ''I Never Read Her Books'' by Kendra Mittermeyer  SYNOPSIS - Haunted by memories tangible and those belonging only to the heart, the granddaughter of a novelist attempts to organize a cluttered room.
76 - Romance / Getting organized / A woodworker #5 - ''Dead Language'' by Russell Carter  SYNOPSIS - A spinster falls in love with a mean and reclusive woodworker from whom she orders furniture. Their relationship exists only in their business transactions, and ends in doom.
76 - Romance / Getting organized / A woodworker #HM - ''Wood You Believe'' by Kat Gynn  SYNOPSIS - Tom has been in love with Noah for five years. Noah is spending the day organising his tools, giving Tom plenty of time to angst over his love.
76 - Romance / Getting organized / A woodworker #HM - ''Dusty Sunlight'' by Alysah Berwald  SYNOPSIS - Ruth Parker is a burgeoning sculptor whose first art show reveals more of herself to her childhood friend than she was prepared to show. With Natalie’s help, Ruth must find a way to voice what’s in her heart once and for all.
76 - Romance / Getting organized / A woodworker #HM - ''Exodus'' by Elizabeth Hakken Candido  SYNOPSIS - Struggling to complete an exposé on conversion therapy, a journalist goes undercover and discovers more than he bargained for.
77 - Horror / Ambition / A painter #1 - ''The Artist and Her Muse'' by Preston Leyton Nelson  SYNOPSIS - A mother’s ambition causes her to neglect her daughter in life. That same ambition brings them closer together after her death.
77 - Horror / Ambition / A painter #2 - ''The Road Striper'' by Tanya Collings  SYNOPSIS - A highway worker is involved in a mysterious accident while painting roads in rural Arizona.  For reasons of his own, he decides to stay and finish the job.
77 - Horror / Ambition / A painter #3 - ''The Art of Consumption'' by Bianca Mercuri  SYNOPSIS - Eddie Schultz is a Jewish-American man from New Jersey who’s dedicated his life to having one of his oil painting collections up for sale in a high-end gallery. Some say that the most meaningful part of an art piece is the story behind it.
77 - Horror / Ambition / A painter #4 - ''Oil on Canvas'' by Felicity Box  SYNOPSIS - A modern day  horror story about global ambition and unequal opportunities.
77 - Horror / Ambition / A painter #5 - ''The Artist Is Not Present'' by Jennifer Quail  SYNOPSIS - Shout and scream or run about, there is no way of getting out.
77 - Horror / Ambition / A painter #HM - ''Shades of Red'' by Nick Kaizer  SYNOPSIS - Robert Cayne, an aspiring and ambitious artist, sees competing and winning a National Gallery exhibition contest as his ticket to recognition and fame. His work is without a doubt the best, he knows, but the particular interests of the judge put his old friend in a favoured place to win; ambition and psychosis drive him to the extreme, and his remorse shows itself in his final work.
77 - Horror / Ambition / A painter #HM - ''The Obsidian Palette'' by Chris Randall  SYNOPSIS - A realist painter in LA finally starts to make it big with the help of a powerful agent. As his paintings become more gruesome, he fears that his success may have dire consequences.
77 - Horror / Ambition / A painter #HM - ''Final Assignment'' by Viggy Hampton  SYNOPSIS - A troubled college student finds an outlet for her dangerous ambition in oil painting, but her desire to be the best has terrifying consequences.
78 - Political Satire / A theme park / A helicopter pilot #1 - ''Melting'' by Siri Ranganath  SYNOPSIS - Lane Albright, a former helicopter pilot, contemplates melting under the sun as he rides Apollo’s Chariot, a roller coaster at Busch Gardens.
78 - Political Satire / A theme park / A helicopter pilot #2 - ''THE WET AND WILD PRICE OF FUN'' by Brett Wolff  SYNOPSIS - A corporately themed amusement park grows beyond all expectation, reasonable regulation, or good taste.
78 - Political Satire / A theme park / A helicopter pilot #3 - ''The American Experience'' by Krista Lynn  SYNOPSIS - An idealized America, re-created in theme-park style, can be experienced for just the cost of a ticket. But is the price too high?
78 - Political Satire / A theme park / A helicopter pilot #4 - ''A man of principle'' by Antonina Mikocka-Walus  SYNOPSIS - The Prime Minister of Australia is traveling to a remote country town to sign a deal for a new coalmine, but he gets more than he bargained for when a bushfire erupts.
78 - Political Satire / A theme park / A helicopter pilot #5 - ''It's a Great, Great, Great, Great America'' by Anna Resele  SYNOPSIS - A family goes on a tour of a rebranded theme park.
78 - Political Satire / A theme park / A helicopter pilot #HM - ''Do Americana!'' by Kenneth Bell  SYNOPSIS - Rajeev Singh is a former Army helicopter pilot who gets offered a job at a theme park operating the newly constructed 9/11 ride.
78 - Political Satire / A theme park / A helicopter pilot #HM - ''Purple'' by Daniel Zahn  SYNOPSIS - A man does his best to get into heaven. It is not exactly how he thought it would go.
78 - Political Satire / A theme park / A helicopter pilot #HM - ''The Fine Print'' by Brendan Landry  SYNOPSIS - With the impeachment process underway, President Trump gathers some key democrats together for the opportunity of a lifetime.
79 - Ghost Story / An audition / A divorcee #1 - ''Under Blind Fire'' by Joanna Jedrzejczyk  SYNOPSIS - Devin, a single father, becomes uneasy when premonitions, memories, and dreams collide with the present.
79 - Ghost Story / An audition / A divorcee #2 - ''Of fields of poppies, of oceans of light'' by David Ting  SYNOPSIS - A legendary stage director finds an actor to portray her deceased ex-husband.
79 - Ghost Story / An audition / A divorcee #3 - ''The Audition'' by Christine Gritmon  SYNOPSIS - A lapsed actress faces her first audition in what feels like a lifetime.
79 - Ghost Story / An audition / A divorcee #4 - ''Separation'' by Tristan Brennan  SYNOPSIS - An actor auditions for a supporting role in an obscure play based on a true story.
79 - Ghost Story / An audition / A divorcee #5 - ''The Red Lady'' by Emma  SYNOPSIS - After a recent divorce, an aspiring actress finds herself preparing for an important role. An encounter with a benevolent spirit renews her hope for a new beginning.
79 - Ghost Story / An audition / A divorcee #HM - ''I Am Your Madeline'' by Meghan Robins  SYNOPSIS - Emily is finally hitting her stride: her acting career is blooming and she’s falling in love. But when her boyfriend reveals that he’s still married, his divorce turns into a haunting nightmare from which neither he, nor Emily, can escape.
79 - Ghost Story / An audition / A divorcee #HM - ''Change of Heart'' by Connie Boland  SYNOPSIS - A middle-aged divorcee heads to a deserted cabin to rehearse for an upcoming audition and finds more than she’s looking for.
79 - Ghost Story / An audition / A divorcee #HM - ''One Final Performance'' by Steven Sarkis  SYNOPSIS - Gone but not forgotten...memories of a tragic love set the stage for One Final Performance
80 - Sci-Fi / Extinction / A homeless war veteran #1 - ''Monarch'' by Kris Faatz  SYNOPSIS - Nine-year-old Delia is determined to win her school’s “Make a Buzz!” contest, in which kids make artificial honeybees to replace the extinct population. But when Delia meets war vet Lila, she decides to embark on a new project to give Lila back something she lost.
80 - Sci-Fi / Extinction / A homeless war veteran #2 - ''The Long March Home'' by Hayley Fox  SYNOPSIS - Age shall not weary them. Until it does.
80 - Sci-Fi / Extinction / A homeless war veteran #3 - ''Black Widow'' by Sarah Jordan  SYNOPSIS - A female seeks out available men via her mating app, racing the clock to retrieve what she needs while the male population is in rapid decline. As she witnesses multiple men depart her life, she learns her dating history can not be so easily wiped.
80 - Sci-Fi / Extinction / A homeless war veteran #4 - ''The Only Solution'' by Colleen Dee  SYNOPSIS - Adam’s life on his Australian farm is challenged when a homeless war veteran arrives. As they get to know each other, they face questions about what it takes to survive.
80 - Sci-Fi / Extinction / A homeless war veteran #5 - ''Smoke Signal'' by Long Nguyen  SYNOPSIS - A researcher receives an intergalactic signal, but when the research crew arrives at the signal’s location, it’s not at all what they were hoping to find.
80 - Sci-Fi / Extinction / A homeless war veteran #HM - ''Carter and the Angel'' by Penelope Curtis  SYNOPSIS - A Marine in Vietnam has a chance encounter with a visitor from another planet and it changes both of their lives.
80 - Sci-Fi / Extinction / A homeless war veteran #HM - ''I've decided to stay forever'' by Avery Miller-Dakota  SYNOPSIS - Years after losing a fellow soldier to the war, a Vietnam veteran visits his friend in a simulation that allows participants the chance to get closure.
80 - Sci-Fi / Extinction / A homeless war veteran #HM - ''Entropy'' by Carl Huebner  SYNOPSIS - A small crew of humans struggles with the futility of revenge in the face of extinction.
81 - Spy / Night school / A person with high blood pressure #1 - ''Suspicious Russians and Exotic Birds'' by Mat Williamson  SYNOPSIS - Russian spies are everywhere. Right?
81 - Spy / Night school / A person with high blood pressure #2 - ''One Last Chance'' by Jesse Krenzel  SYNOPSIS - Two spies are given a chance to redeem their failed careers by killing one of their own.
81 - Spy / Night school / A person with high blood pressure #3 - ''Proper Bastard'' by Matt Billington  SYNOPSIS - Synopsis :  Murray Price has made a 35 year career out of living in shadows and finding out whatever Mickey Pavich wants to know about his enemies.  But with Murray’s health on the ropes, it is going to take all of that experience to keep himself together in pursuit of his latest ‘Dear Target’.
81 - Spy / Night school / A person with high blood pressure #4 - ''Night School'' by Ginn Spotts  SYNOPSIS - A man signs up for night school for the sole purpose of spying on his sister’s abusive live-in boyfriend. The night that she plans on leaving him, he goes out of his way to keep him from going home.
81 - Spy / Night school / A person with high blood pressure #5 - ''The Making of a Spy'' by Nancy Palombi  SYNOPSIS - So how did I become a spy for the CIA?  Buy me a bourbon and let me tell you a story.
81 - Spy / Night school / A person with high blood pressure #HM - ''The Art of Espionage'' by Sali Earls  SYNOPSIS - MI5 agent Cassandra Travers is given orders to carry out an operation against an international arms dealer. Her way in is via his son’s love of painting.
81 - Spy / Night school / A person with high blood pressure #HM - ''The Pamphleteer'' by Alexis Larkin  SYNOPSIS - When Jennifer is sent to night school to spy on her state senator, will she get the goods or tank her own candidate's campaign?
81 - Spy / Night school / A person with high blood pressure #HM - ''A Lesson in Hyper Tension'' by Simon Dodd Wild  SYNOPSIS - George attends a night school class on the history of agriculture, but when the class turns out to be a secret meeting of Russian sleeper cells, George decides the class might not be for him. Though getting out is not as easy as getting in.
82 - Romance / Studying / A hair colorist/colourist #1 - ''The Soundof My Name'' by Ian Boyle  SYNOPSIS - A man and a woman board a flight, not knowing they would fall in love
82 - Romance / Studying / A hair colorist/colourist #2 - ''#theprettyone'' by Brandi Kirkland  SYNOPSIS - Bri has always been #theprettyone on Instagram, in her friend group, and in life. Iain wants her to know that she’s not just pretty.
82 - Romance / Studying / A hair colorist/colourist #3 - ''0/22'' by Charlie Bown  SYNOPSIS - Mandy, a mature student studying hair and beauty, meets her soulmate whilst attempting her first male hair colouring. Despite an unfortunate incident with the colouring process, the future suddenly has a brighter tint.
82 - Romance / Studying / A hair colorist/colourist #4 - ''Split Ends'' by Torinn Mercy Fennelly  SYNOPSIS - A young wife has a passionate affair with her hairdresser that upends her life. After much deliberation, she decides to leave her husband and be with the woman she loves.
82 - Romance / Studying / A hair colorist/colourist #5 - ''A Matter of Degree'' by Gwen Adams  SYNOPSIS - Even though cancer threatened to end her marriage, her dreams, and her life, giving up was not in the syllabus for Jennifer Brennan.
82 - Romance / Studying / A hair colorist/colourist #HM - ''Delivery'' by Whistler Radcliffe  SYNOPSIS - A government agent is sent a mysterious package. The contents have to do with his wife, the love of his life.
82 - Romance / Studying / A hair colorist/colourist #HM - ''Notecards'' by Oscar Lee Krinket  SYNOPSIS - Martin and Nina love each other, but can their cross-dimensional love possibly survive? As if love wasn't hard enough.
82 - Romance / Studying / A hair colorist/colourist #HM - ''Reflecting on reflections'' by Helena Holmgren  SYNOPSIS - Battling ovarian cancer and the dark feelings it’s brought into her life, Violet decides to regain the confidence she lost with her hair by buying a wig. The last thing she expects is that it’s the person in the store, not the wig, who ends up giving her the confidence boost she so desperately needs.
83 - Drama / A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity / A publicist #1 - ''The Betta'' by D. Brody Lipton  SYNOPSIS - Here, today, are Jay and Mona, middle-aged, while over here is a progression of moments from their life together. They are bound to one another, like past and present, fact and fiction.
83 - Drama / A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity / A publicist #2 - ''Jokes for the Dying'' by Marina Darling  SYNOPSIS - During his 5th stint in rehab for alcoholism, publicist Oliver Cruschen is recruited out of the rehab facility to perform comedy for hospice patients. Along the way, Oliver battles with his baggage from childhood and the biggest mistakes of his career.
83 - Drama / A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity / A publicist #3 - ''Spin Class'' by Laurie McCulloch  SYNOPSIS - A man uses his storytelling skills to recruit a young woman for a questionable opportunity.
83 - Drama / A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity / A publicist #4 - ''Brick Throwing'' by Christopher Hathaway  SYNOPSIS - A writer considers an unexpected opportunity at the expense of his integrity.
83 - Drama / A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity / A publicist #5 - ''Accidents Can Happen'' by Mary F. Burns  SYNOPSIS - When a young book publicist discovers that the author of a prison memoir

is connected to her own past, she plots a stealthy sabotage

that ends up changing her life forever.
83 - Drama / A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity / A publicist #HM - ''Black Briars'' by Nora Fry  SYNOPSIS - Once upon a time, there was no happily ever after.
83 - Drama / A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity / A publicist #HM - ''Lost Wax'' by Bellamie Marchand  SYNOPSIS - Publicist June faces her biggest challenge before her client’s debut at Art Basel.
83 - Drama / A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity / A publicist #HM - ''To the Marrow'' by Danny Tress  SYNOPSIS - Liam tries to paint over his suspicions that his boyfriend, Sam, is untrustworthy. An upcoming interview and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet with pop sensation Elle Seymour serves as a distraction from his suspicions, but only ends up strengthening them after dark secrets are quickly revealed.
84 - Ghost Story / A reenactment / A new mother #1 - ''Never Forget'' by Chris White  SYNOPSIS - A Ghost Story in which the spectre of a WWII pilot during ‘The Battle of Britain’ stands with his family as they watch a re-enactment of the ‘Battle of Britain’ at an air show. The latest addition to the family is here and he looks on in pride.
84 - Ghost Story / A reenactment / A new mother #2 - ''Gladys'' by Dawn Podojil  SYNOPSIS - New parents, John and Sarah, just moved into their new home, but the original owner never moved out.
84 - Ghost Story / A reenactment / A new mother #3 - ''The Cellar Window'' by Nicole Leitch  SYNOPSIS - Nora learns more about Clarke House in this modern take on the Gothic reenactment of past trauma.
84 - Ghost Story / A reenactment / A new mother #4 - ''Apartment 2E'' by Katherine Fox  SYNOPSIS - Expecting mother, Gwen, awakens to find her apartment in disarray and her husband, Ben, is nowhere to be found. When two teenagers break into their apartment, Gwen unwillingly discovers the truth.
84 - Ghost Story / A reenactment / A new mother #5 - ''Separation Anxiety'' by Chris Utsey  SYNOPSIS - New mother, Melissa, asks her older sister for help with her son who is too attached to her.
84 - Ghost Story / A reenactment / A new mother #HM - ''Like Mother, Like Daughter'' by Wendy Holtz  SYNOPSIS - When a deadly cycle needs to be broken, what can a mother do?
84 - Ghost Story / A reenactment / A new mother #HM - ''The Lady'' by Katelyn Vandersteen  SYNOPSIS - Two cops enter an abandoned building and get more than they expected.
84 - Ghost Story / A reenactment / A new mother #HM - ''The Trials of Agnes Hale'' by Ruth Cumiskey  SYNOPSIS - A young couple with a new baby take a weekend away in a small town famous for its dark history of witchcraft and murder.
85 - Ghost Story / Handmade / A recluse #1 - ''The Wood Carver'' by Nicolas Berman  SYNOPSIS - A sculptor brings her daughter to an isolated farm to spend winter.
85 - Ghost Story / Handmade / A recluse #2 - ''The Land of the Lonely'' by Terra Weiss  SYNOPSIS - When Fraser meets Millie, he thinks he found a grandmum to adopt.

He doesn’t realize that he also may have found something much more.
85 - Ghost Story / Handmade / A recluse #3 - ''Driftwood'' by E. L. King  SYNOPSIS - A woman arrives in a beachside town, trying to outrun her grief. But after a lonely wanderer appears on the beach, she comes to realise that she isn’t the only one still haunted by the ghosts of the past.
85 - Ghost Story / Handmade / A recluse #4 - ''All the Time in the World'' by Liam Green  SYNOPSIS - A recluse occupies his time by restoring and selling antiques. When he takes in an old gramophone, his life starts to change in unexpected ways.
85 - Ghost Story / Handmade / A recluse #5 - ''Cover Story'' by Seamus OBrien  SYNOPSIS - As an aid worker flies to Afghanistan, a mysterious seat companion dares him to see women differently. Was he now ready to unveil his blind spot?
85 - Ghost Story / Handmade / A recluse #HM - ''DTB'' by Ben Sellers  SYNOPSIS - In the southernmost depths of the Louisiana bayou, a man on the lam after a hurricane struggles to survive against both natural and supernatural elements.
85 - Ghost Story / Handmade / A recluse #HM - ''The Bride'' by Ash Odom  SYNOPSIS - A shut-in handicraftsman helps the ghost of a young woman have one last moment with her ex-fiancé before he weds her sister.
85 - Ghost Story / Handmade / A recluse #HM - ''Classified'' by Amanda Yau  SYNOPSIS - Classified documents about an NYPD shooting reveal something sinister about a recently deceased suspect who is intent on protecting her belongings.
86 - Romantic Comedy / Cooking / A substitute teacher #1 - ''Leather-bound'' by Robert Kelleher  SYNOPSIS - A young chef on the rise finds inspiration and more between the covers of an old notebook. Having learned the cost of success, he must decide if he is prepared to pay it.
86 - Romantic Comedy / Cooking / A substitute teacher #2 - ''Artichoke Heart'' by Lennon Young  SYNOPSIS - A disgruntled substitute teacher with no cooking skills is dismayed to find the class TA has quite the attitude.  Artichokes are also a more interesting vegetable than Brian had realized.
86 - Romantic Comedy / Cooking / A substitute teacher #3 - ''Heart at Steak'' by Tiffany Dickinson  SYNOPSIS - Sydney takes a cooking class to learn to prepare vegan food for her boyfriend Damon. But she’s alarmed to learn that the substitute cooking instructor, Richie, specializes in beef(cake).
86 - Romantic Comedy / Cooking / A substitute teacher #4 - ''Cannibalism is a Red Flag, and Other Dating Myths'' by Colby Newton  SYNOPSIS - A substitute teacher looks for love in a nuclear wasteland, but isn't having much luck. That is, until he discovers someone who may share his passion for cooking, even if she does use a different cut of meat.
86 - Romantic Comedy / Cooking / A substitute teacher #5 - ''Five Stars'' by Nichole Kanney  SYNOPSIS - After a first date gone wrong, an unseasoned girl finds unexpected love in an amateur cooking class.
86 - Romantic Comedy / Cooking / A substitute teacher #HM - ''The Skills That Matter Most'' by Hillary A Watt  SYNOPSIS - When Jeremy gets a sub job in a non-traditional classroom, he gets a new perspective on special needs students while simultaneously falling in love.
86 - Romantic Comedy / Cooking / A substitute teacher #HM - ''Dead Spaghetti'' by Poe Lytle  SYNOPSIS - An awkward and lonely substitute art teacher with a very peculiar ability that has kept him alienated from making any real kind of human connection  might have found someone that finally understands him.
86 - Romantic Comedy / Cooking / A substitute teacher #HM - ''The best laid plans of anarchists'' by Natasha Maksimova  SYNOPSIS - Two friends, one unrequited crush with a problem, and the Anarchist’s Cookbook. What can go wrong?
87 - Ghost Story / Breaking a habit / A bride #1 - ''Check Again'' by Calandra Crane  SYNOPSIS - After her husband leaves her, a woman takes comfort in the company of her dog as strange things start to happen around the house.
87 - Ghost Story / Breaking a habit / A bride #2 - ''Phantom Fare'' by Myna Chang  SYNOPSIS - If I'd known how much trouble Arnie was gonna cause me, I might never have let him in my cab. But where's the fun in that?
87 - Ghost Story / Breaking a habit / A bride #3 - ''Kendal, Power Off'' by Anthony Jones  SYNOPSIS - A heartbroken man embraces a new technology to help him escape the memories that haunt him.
87 - Ghost Story / Breaking a habit / A bride #4 - ''Carrots'' by Kelly Morton  SYNOPSIS - She is reaped, she is sown, she is ripped from the earth.
87 - Ghost Story / Breaking a habit / A bride #5 - ''The Silent Observer'' by Tegan H  SYNOPSIS - A woman decides that it is time to leave the ghosts of her past behind.
87 - Ghost Story / Breaking a habit / A bride #HM - ''Ghosted'' by esme mcgregor  SYNOPSIS - A new bride learns the hard way the cost of social media addiction.
87 - Ghost Story / Breaking a habit / A bride #HM - ''Weather Phenomena'' by Drew Buxton  SYNOPSIS - In ‘90s coastal Texas, a TV meteorologist is haunted by a mistaken forecast in her past.
87 - Ghost Story / Breaking a habit / A bride #HM - ''The Workaholic'' by Anna Micallef  SYNOPSIS - Walter loved Barbara so why didn’t he like to go home?  A unexpected visitor helped him work that out.
88 - Suspense / The black market / A prison guard #1 - ''Your Move'' by Amy Borrelli  SYNOPSIS - Ernie Ramirez, a guard at a state correctional facility, has a big problem: a prisoner has managed to finagle Ernie’s wedding ring, and now he’s asking for increasingly risky favors before he’ll return it.
88 - Suspense / The black market / A prison guard #2 - ''The Red Road'' by Rebecca Wilson  SYNOPSIS - Eritrea is a harsh place to live and an easy place to die. Eritreans know there are worse things than dying; There is the Mai Edaga Prison Camp.
88 - Suspense / The black market / A prison guard #3 - ''North Country'' by Erika Sloan  SYNOPSIS - It’s the coldest night of the year, and Ben is the only guard on duty at North Country Prison.
88 - Suspense / The black market / A prison guard #4 - ''A Day and a Night'' by Megan Zottarelli  SYNOPSIS - A correctional officer collects stories from inmates to determine their guilt.
88 - Suspense / The black market / A prison guard #5 - ''Fog City Blues'' by Phelan Vendeville  SYNOPSIS - A retired cop-turned-prison guard makes unlikely allies to defend the inmates he’s responsible for.
88 - Suspense / The black market / A prison guard #HM - ''As the City Sleeps'' by Fiona Spence  SYNOPSIS - A new job is just what Gemma needs. But there is something very odd about her new colleague.
88 - Suspense / The black market / A prison guard #HM - ''Black Market Blue'' by Beverly Crowley  SYNOPSIS - A corrections officer is involved in the distribution of illegal software.
88 - Suspense / The black market / A prison guard #HM - ''Kicks'' by Rhonda Parrish  SYNOPSIS - A man gets more than he bargained for when he buys a pair of black market shoes.
89 - Romance / A sabbatical / A pessimist #1 - ''Mr Mask'' by Elaine Lies  SYNOPSIS - A disastrous holiday season turns into something unexpected
89 - Romance / A sabbatical / A pessimist #2 - ''Vermeer and Coffee Cups'' by Krysta MacDonald  SYNOPSIS - It’s been years since William visited Amsterdam. When he returns during a sabbatical, he meets a strange woman on a park bench.
89 - Romance / A sabbatical / A pessimist #3 - ''Space'' by Dee Stevens  SYNOPSIS - For one man a step for love is an even more giant leap than a simple step on the moon.
89 - Romance / A sabbatical / A pessimist #4 - ''Airborne'' by Kathryn Eversmann  SYNOPSIS - After being granted a six month sabbatical from her university, Anna is prepared for her aviophobia to have a field day during the three-and-a-half hour flight out of town. For some reason, the stranger in the seat next to her refuses to let that happen.
89 - Romance / A sabbatical / A pessimist #5 - ''Florentine Churches'' by Kain Stewart  SYNOPSIS - A pessimistic narrator receives a message from an ex-girlfriend while on her sabbatical. The two spend the day looking around Italian churches in Florence.
89 - Romance / A sabbatical / A pessimist #HM - ''The Theory of Portals'' by Kate Early  SYNOPSIS - Portals are appearing all around London and James’ research on closing them could lead to his big break. That’s until he falls for the energetic Olivia and must re-examine his true desires.
89 - Romance / A sabbatical / A pessimist #HM - ''The Pink Rose Diamond'' by Peace Hauffe  SYNOPSIS - A romance set in the 1920's at the elegant Top Hill Sabbatical Retreat and Spa. The 'Gray Shadow' is found torn between acquiring the Pink Rose Diamond Necklace and securing the love of his life.
89 - Romance / A sabbatical / A pessimist #HM - ''A Modern Love Story'' by Ashley Wilson  SYNOPSIS - Dolores, a young woman, meets Monty, a young man on a bus and agrees to a cup of coffee.
90 - Horror / A family feud / A filmmaker #1 - ''Desperate to Lose'' by George Williams  SYNOPSIS - Every filmmaker's fantasy becomes a nightmare for one director, whose private family secret is finally laid to rest in the most public setting of all.
90 - Horror / A family feud / A filmmaker #2 - ''Camera-Ready'' by Blake Rutledge  SYNOPSIS - A family receives a mysterious tape on the doorstep of their new home.
90 - Horror / A family feud / A filmmaker #3 - ''The Red Door'' by Dianne Inglis  SYNOPSIS - Returning home after five years to resolve an ongoing family feud once and for all Mark finds a box of DVDs. The contents resurrect a mystery that has plagued the small town for many years unfolding in the most horrific of ways.
90 - Horror / A family feud / A filmmaker #4 - ''A Mother's Son'' by Stacey Reisman  SYNOPSIS - This story is about a family torn apart by a troubled young boy, and a mother who must face the consequences.
90 - Horror / A family feud / A filmmaker #5 - ''The Joy in Her Eyes'' by Christina Haber  SYNOPSIS - Two damaged high school students connect and find their own twisted version of family.
90 - Horror / A family feud / A filmmaker #HM - ''A Captive Love'' by Madison Clark  SYNOPSIS - A man travels to a farm to film how they live, but the farm holds secrets that he never would have suspected.
90 - Horror / A family feud / A filmmaker #HM - ''Finders Keepers'' by Sandra Vasher  SYNOPSIS - A girl takes her brother’s phone, and he doesn’t want her to see what’s on it.
90 - Horror / A family feud / A filmmaker #HM - ''The Masterpiece of Nathaniel Wren'' by Ryan Mallady  SYNOPSIS - A Hollywood journalist visits the production of horror director Nathaniel Wren’s new movie. It will be his masterpiece.
91 - Comedy / Denial / A gambler #1 - ''A Small Man is Hard to Find'' by Sonya Bennett-Brandt  SYNOPSIS - The racehorses at Golden Gate Fields are playing a dangerous game – and it’s not what you humans think. Now, one forward-thinking horse has a plan that could change the sport forever.
91 - Comedy / Denial / A gambler #2 - ''Over My Head'' by Elaine Socha  SYNOPSIS - A compulsive gambler with a cavalier attitude hatches a harebrained scheme to place one last wager to clear his extensive debt.
91 - Comedy / Denial / A gambler #3 - ''Lost Vegas'' by Holly Ostara  SYNOPSIS - Two “friends” visit Las Vegas in search of an answer for a little-known conspiracy theory. They don’t find it (despite how hard everyone tries to show them).
91 - Comedy / Denial / A gambler #4 - ''THE LUCKY PALACE'' by sydney khoo  SYNOPSIS - New Guy was just here to play some mahjong, crack open a cold one with the boys — not get his head cracked open by a boy.
91 - Comedy / Denial / A gambler #5 - ''A Simple Misunderstanding'' by Brittan Tolford  SYNOPSIS - A compulsive gambler is visited by the mob late one Friday night. The exchange that followed shakes the criminals to the core.
91 - Comedy / Denial / A gambler #HM - ''Egypt'' by Rhian Healy  SYNOPSIS - A poker player is sent to North Korea to play Kim Jong Un in poker for control of the free world.
91 - Comedy / Denial / A gambler #HM - ''Richie's Day Off'' by Vance Hagins  SYNOPSIS - A man recalls a day off from school when he was a boy, the last day he spent with his stepfather.
91 - Comedy / Denial / A gambler #HM - ''Dracularry'' by Lin Morris  SYNOPSIS - Everyone knows you should never invite a vampire into your home, right? Well, apparently everyone except Seth.
92 - Romantic Comedy / Living off the land / A crime boss #1 - ''Undead Love'' by Jonathan Ochoco  SYNOPSIS - After a zombie apocalypse, one zombie looks for more than just his next meal.
92 - Romantic Comedy / Living off the land / A crime boss #2 - ''The Great BluSie'' by Jacob Moon  SYNOPSIS - A marooned astronaut on a distant planet forms an unlikely romance with an alien being.  He must defeat a local crime boss and endure a series of follies  if he is to find a way to escape for home.
92 - Romantic Comedy / Living off the land / A crime boss #3 - ''The island of 20,000 saints'' by Bec Mills  SYNOPSIS - Charlie Russell's been busted—with one brother in prison and the other dead, he's on the lam and needs a safe place to hide. Lucky for him, Arwyn can offer him the safest place on Earth, her home on the island of 20,000 saints.
92 - Romantic Comedy / Living off the land / A crime boss #4 - ''The Sodfather Or Something, I Guess'' by Lewis Holliday  SYNOPSIS - Don Tito DiGuano thought he had it all, but he’s about to find out that applying for a plot at his local community garden isn’t a laughing matter—not when the beautiful garden-master plays almost as dirty as he does. Will love blossom in this fertile manure of obscure references to a 1972 classic that the author’s lawyer makes him swear he hasn’t seen?
92 - Romantic Comedy / Living off the land / A crime boss #5 - ''One Man's Treasure'' by Maryan Newbury  SYNOPSIS - Annette, a no-nonsense crime boss, arrives at her restaurant one morning with a lot on her mind and the last thing she needs is her ex-husband practicing his low carbon footprint lifestyle by raiding her dumpster for reusable items.  Or is the answer to her troubles right in her own back alley?
92 - Romantic Comedy / Living off the land / A crime boss #HM - ''Kale Caesar'' by Doug Heberle  SYNOPSIS - The daughter of a mobster in the witness protection program starts her own organized crime syndicate on a San Francisco commune.
92 - Romantic Comedy / Living off the land / A crime boss #HM - ''The Don'' by James Vorhis  SYNOPSIS - A romantic comedy about a crime boss on the run and his loving wife of 42 years.
92 - Romantic Comedy / Living off the land / A crime boss #HM - ''A Roll Of The Dice'' by Lindsey Shore  SYNOPSIS - In a game of Dungeons and Dragons, Eric rolled the dice for luck... and love.
93 - Romance / A painting / A circus performer #1 - ''The Eye of the Beholder'' by Megan Whitmer  SYNOPSIS - A woman has spent her life trying to remain unseen,

but one man simply can’t take his eyes off her.
93 - Romance / A painting / A circus performer #2 - ''Art Therapy'' by Catherine Duynhoven  SYNOPSIS - A heart-broken artist uses the painting process to immortalise her lover and work through her memories and emotions.
93 - Romance / A painting / A circus performer #3 - ''Eyes'' by Gary George  SYNOPSIS - In a shared artists’ workspace a painter and a circus acrobat fall in love.
93 - Romance / A painting / A circus performer #4 - ''The Fall'' by E lizabeth Cangelosi  SYNOPSIS - A man in love with a tightrope walker and the woman who is comforted by their love.
93 - Romance / A painting / A circus performer #5 - ''Sandwiched and Sealed'' by S. Klinetobe  SYNOPSIS - A forty-year-old man struggles to find love under the crushing presence of a child’s circus painting, a constant reminder of his parent’s perfect story.
93 - Romance / A painting / A circus performer #HM - ''Stay With Me'' by Sonia Payer  SYNOPSIS - Simone tires of life with the traveling circus, but a romantic encounter with the beautiful owner of the troupe may change her mind.
93 - Romance / A painting / A circus performer #HM - ''Vanishing Act'' by Pauline Probyn  SYNOPSIS - Before the dawn of cinema in La Belle Époque, Mademoiselle Marianne, a trapeze artist, entertained all of Paris from her perch under the dome of the Cirque Barrio. When a stranger arrives at her dressing room with news of a painting, little does she know that she will learn the true meaning of freedom—and love.
93 - Romance / A painting / A circus performer #HM - ''Canvas Wings'' by Deborah Anne Moore  SYNOPSIS - She had been asking questions about her father her entire life. When she saw the painting, she realized she should have been asking questions about her mother.
94 - Historical Fiction / A water shortage / A lumberjack #1 - ''Daphne's Garden'' by Allison Quiller  SYNOPSIS - A family haunted by tragedy struggles to overcome in a Colorado silver mining camp.
94 - Historical Fiction / A water shortage / A lumberjack #2 - ''I Too Can Bring Down a Tree'' by Chi Amaka  SYNOPSIS - When Ndubisi met the white lumberjack, he was amazed by his words. When war came, the foolishness that masqueraded as wisdom became exposed.
94 - Historical Fiction / A water shortage / A lumberjack #3 - ''Sodden Angel'' by Kelli Fitzpatrick  SYNOPSIS - A lumberjack must solve a crisis to solidify her place in her profession.
94 - Historical Fiction / A water shortage / A lumberjack #4 - ''The Hidebehind'' by Kevin Joffre  SYNOPSIS - A fast-talking logger attempts to explain away an accusation of murder.
94 - Historical Fiction / A water shortage / A lumberjack #5 - ''The Night that Happiness Died'' by Isabella Cortes  SYNOPSIS - A young boy learns to navigate a turbulent holiday season with his family.
94 - Historical Fiction / A water shortage / A lumberjack #HM - ''Red'' by Amy Dannenmueller  SYNOPSIS - One family finds it hard to escape the state they’re in.
94 - Historical Fiction / A water shortage / A lumberjack #HM - ''Be Quick or Be Dead'' by Josie Morgan  SYNOPSIS - An early settler of Jamestown abandons his employment as a lumber cutter to seek a source of water in a year when over half of the settlers perished.
94 - Historical Fiction / A water shortage / A lumberjack #HM - ''Prunes for Trouble'' by Aella Jordan-Edge  SYNOPSIS - Life wasn’t easy for a woman on an 1890s logging camp. As tensions run high during a water shortage, one downtrodden flunky fights back and makes a friend in the process.
95 - Horror / Matchmaking / A novelist #1 - ''Midnight Red'' by Chris Wright  SYNOPSIS - When Colin is released from prison and reluctantly reunites with his father, he discovers that his father's matchmaking abilities will change their lives forever.
95 - Horror / Matchmaking / A novelist #2 - ''A Death in Wrexham'' by Dave Zach  SYNOPSIS - A Londoner is kidnapped in 1889.
95 - Horror / Matchmaking / A novelist #3 - ''The Final Chapter'' by Jeff Dunne  SYNOPSIS - Anderson Pratt was nearly finished his most important project, and Lana Berringer was just the woman to assist him with the final chapter.  Once her conditioning was complete and she had been delivered to the customer, the treatise would finally and irrevocably vindicate him against the world’s blind, idealistic fools.
95 - Horror / Matchmaking / A novelist #4 - ''Perfect Match'' by Julia Danwel  SYNOPSIS - Jane fears that something is wrong with her neighbor’s daughter. She is resolved to keep her son Max safe.
95 - Horror / Matchmaking / A novelist #5 - ''A Life for a Life'' by Caitlin Deal  SYNOPSIS - Maeve goes to lunch and finds a note telling her to visit the Novelist. That visit will change her life forever.
95 - Horror / Matchmaking / A novelist #HM - ''Whose Woods These Are'' by Matthew Brough  SYNOPSIS - A young hospice worker is assigned to the home of a 102 year old man. She becomes intrigued and disturbed by his shifting personality.
95 - Horror / Matchmaking / A novelist #HM - ''Second Best'' by Sara Ravn  SYNOPSIS - A novelist tries a dating app and finds it recommends her death match.
95 - Horror / Matchmaking / A novelist #HM - ''Miss'' by Katie Mostad  SYNOPSIS - Following a rough break up, a young college student tries her luck at online dating.
96 - Comedy / Tresspassing / A private investigator #1 - ''The Great Cookie Caper'' by James O'Reilly  SYNOPSIS - Max, challenged by his latest investigation, is faced with the realization that trespassing is sometimes necessary to discover the truth.
96 - Comedy / Tresspassing / A private investigator #2 - ''Who's the Thief?'' by Michelle Doyle  SYNOPSIS - A small-town P.I. is called in to investigate an odd and mysterious robbery at a celebrity hairdresser’s salon.
96 - Comedy / Tresspassing / A private investigator #3 - ''Baby's First Case'' by Carol Garate  SYNOPSIS - A private investigator is tasked with finding out whether or not a woman's husband is having an affair.
96 - Comedy / Tresspassing / A private investigator #4 - ''Legendary Beauties'' by Yvonne Ross  SYNOPSIS - Mr Butler, a retired Private Investigator, recounts an interesting case involving the romantic pursuits of two young men.
96 - Comedy / Tresspassing / A private investigator #5 - ''Busted Out'' by Reneé Bibby  SYNOPSIS - When her friend is in danger, young Shakeema braves the dangers of the neighborhood, using her quick wit, catalog of non-threatening tai-chi poses, and unconventional detective skills to save his life.
96 - Comedy / Tresspassing / A private investigator #HM - ''A Trip Down Under'' by Maria Raveendran  SYNOPSIS - A private investigator and an elderly woman venture into hell, with unexpected consequences.
96 - Comedy / Tresspassing / A private investigator #HM - ''Stinky the Shoo'' by Molly Tennyson  SYNOPSIS - Winnie the Pooh and friends have grown up and are navigating the pitfalls of middle age as best they can. When they find Christopher Robin in trouble, they must depend on one another to save him.
96 - Comedy / Tresspassing / A private investigator #HM - ''The Lost Charras'' by Raven Gully  SYNOPSIS - A Wyoming private investigator searches for two missing women in Mexico.
97 - Horror / A billboard / A backpacker #1 - ''Torn'' by Tal Delaney  SYNOPSIS - A man fights what he desires most while questioning what drives him.
97 - Horror / A billboard / A backpacker #2 - ''Exhibit A(lien)'' by MJ Eissler  SYNOPSIS - After seeing a number of cryptic billboards advertising an alien exhibit, a backpacker takes her wilderness explorations a step further.
97 - Horror / A billboard / A backpacker #3 - ''Poster boys'' by Kathleen McLaughlin  SYNOPSIS - Two friends make a choice to desecrate a billboard in their youth and then have to live with the fact that there may be some sinister repercussions.
97 - Horror / A billboard / A backpacker #4 - ''Billboard Ghouls'' by Madison S.  SYNOPSIS - A girl goes walking down a haunted road at night with a knife up her sleeve.
97 - Horror / A billboard / A backpacker #5 - ''The Backside of the Mountain'' by Tara Lindis  SYNOPSIS - Two longtime friends embark on a snowshoeing backpacking trip as a way to hash out a misunderstanding between their two husbands, yet instead of reaching reconciliation, the two discover their own inner demons.
97 - Horror / A billboard / A backpacker #HM - ''Dwell Time'' by Jill Fletcher  SYNOPSIS - A young woman cornered by a serial killer tries to stay one step ahead of his methods.
97 - Horror / A billboard / A backpacker #HM - ''The Willies'' by Laura Lerwill  SYNOPSIS - A shallow grave in the Mojave desert is the unexpected result when a young woman accepts a ride from Las Vegas to Barstow.
97 - Horror / A billboard / A backpacker #HM - ''Carol's Last Stand'' by Linda Peters  SYNOPSIS - Two experienced backpackers lead an unsuspecting novice on the hike of a lifetime.
98 - Romantic Comedy / Infertility / An opera singer #1 - ''George and Firenza'' by Laila Miller  SYNOPSIS - George’s STAR program is in crisis, putting the entire Holst Space Station energy supply at risk. On top of it all, Commander Testa has introduced a glamorous music program, one that George’s new Noise Cancellation system isn’t able to quash—but maybe that’s a good thing.
98 - Romantic Comedy / Infertility / An opera singer #2 - ''The flatmate's flatmate'' by Caroline Broderick  SYNOPSIS - An unsuitable suitor falls in love and must bend the rules just to get a first date.
98 - Romantic Comedy / Infertility / An opera singer #3 - ''Hannah's Song'' by Rachel Rigolino  SYNOPSIS - A gentle romantic comedy about an aging diva, whose attempt to stage an obscure oratorio at her husband’s small town parish brings up forgotten feelings of loss.
98 - Romantic Comedy / Infertility / An opera singer #4 - ''Suite Music'' by Lynda Melban White  SYNOPSIS - An aging, almost-made-it rock star helps an opera diva let go of her negative self image.
98 - Romantic Comedy / Infertility / An opera singer #5 - ''Rebellious Bird, Bohemian Child'' by Leti Batista Cabanas  SYNOPSIS - On the very cusp of fame and set to embark on her first European tour, opera singer Mimi finds out she is infertile. In light of this discovery, she goes on a string of continental affairs to exploit her newly found sexual liberation.
98 - Romantic Comedy / Infertility / An opera singer #HM - ''SWIM TEST'' by Mary Jo Wyse  SYNOPSIS - A couple struggling with infertility seeks an opera singer’s sperm.
98 - Romantic Comedy / Infertility / An opera singer #HM - ''Cup'' by Tristin Deveau  SYNOPSIS - Stuck in a taxi during a storm, a lonely vocal instructor shares more than intended with a student.
98 - Romantic Comedy / Infertility / An opera singer #HM - ''Crescendo to the Truth'' by Brianna Feliciano  SYNOPSIS - When Niyla discovers she’s infertile she struggles with how that fits into her life on and off stage. Afraid this revelation be the curtain call on her engagement she must decide if or when to tell her fiancé.
99 - Mystery / An emergency / A coder #1 - ''Phishing for Clues'' by C.E. Westfall  SYNOPSIS - A wannabe detective investigates cyber-crimes at the old folk’s home.
99 - Mystery / An emergency / A coder #2 - ''Lesser Things'' by EJ Sidle  SYNOPSIS - An MI6 agent dies and comes back again. If only she could remember how it happened.
99 - Mystery / An emergency / A coder #3 - ''A Light Electric'' by Byram Ozer  SYNOPSIS - There is a point when an unusual mechanism of death turns from an isolated event to a statistic. And for one medical examiner, figuring out the cause becomes a race to prevent a statistic from becoming an epidemic.
99 - Mystery / An emergency / A coder #4 - ''Dead Space'' by Taylor Kowalski  SYNOPSIS - When the pilot of their spacecraft turns up dead, mission specialist Mina Glass must find the killer before they strike again.
99 - Mystery / An emergency / A coder #5 - ''Vellum'' by A.Cass  SYNOPSIS - Cara White stumbled upon a dead body along with a mysterious black box that only she could see.  They say curiosity killed the cat but it was curiosity that caused Cara to take the box.
99 - Mystery / An emergency / A coder #HM - ''The Paradise Project'' by Zoe Chesworth  SYNOPSIS - For six years Alexis has been working on ground-breaking genetic research that promises to return extinct species to earth. However, not everyone supports this advancement, and betrayal comes from those she’d least suspect.
99 - Mystery / An emergency / A coder #HM - ''Viral'' by Chelsea Wing  SYNOPSIS - An employee of an up-and-coming startup company is targeted by a virus that puts her life in jeopardy.
99 - Mystery / An emergency / A coder #HM - ''Acute Crisis'' by Nathanael Gray  SYNOPSIS - The writer struggles with what reality to accept following his emergency surgery.
100 - Fairy Tale / A heat wave / A new father #1 - ''EARTH WIND SUN FIRE'' by Emily Anderson  SYNOPSIS - This is the magical story of a prince who discovers that patience and forgiveness are more powerful than the forces of nature.
100 - Fairy Tale / A heat wave / A new father #2 - ''Apocrypha of Era'' by Daphne Van Schaick  SYNOPSIS - A fairytale retelling of the fragment of ancient myth on Hades and Persephone about the danger of absolutes.
100 - Fairy Tale / A heat wave / A new father #3 - ''The Bounty of the Earth Mother'' by Natasha Henderson  SYNOPSIS - Long ago a king evokes the promise of perpetual good harvest from the Earth Mother. Centuries later, his descendant must return Her favor.
100 - Fairy Tale / A heat wave / A new father #4 - ''The Return'' by Neal Moogk-Soulis  SYNOPSIS - In a story that begins with another’s end, the King and Queen must figure out how to reverse the contract which saw their first-born child surrendered to a mysterious mountain man.
100 - Fairy Tale / A heat wave / A new father #5 - ''The Man who Searched for the Moon'' by Dean Fisher  SYNOPSIS - The Moon has disappeared, and the land is overheating. Partridge must go on a journey to find the missing Moon and save the people he loves.
100 - Fairy Tale / A heat wave / A new father #HM - ''Shadows at Night'' by Nicole Katze  SYNOPSIS - A nymph and a shadow must reach Mother Earth before the reigning warlock’s men overtake them in the darkness of the wood.
100 - Fairy Tale / A heat wave / A new father #HM - ''The Grass is Greener'' by Jenni Cook  SYNOPSIS - When someone leaves a baby and a cryptic note on his doorstep, Thomas must accept help from his estranged brother. Will thawing his icy heart bring relief to Thomas’s scorched land?
100 - Fairy Tale / A heat wave / A new father #HM - ''The Fairy Dust Crisis'' by Sam Schipani  SYNOPSIS - Fairy dust brought prosperity to the Forest Kingdom, but now it is affecting the world in which they live. King Eytrion calls upon leaders from across the Forest Kingdom to discuss how to address the crisis.
101 - Romantic Comedy / Soul-searching / A pizza delivery person #1 - ''Shakespeare by the Slice'' by Miranda Darrow  SYNOPSIS - Pizzeria employee Maddox attempts to woo college classmate Addison with tasty slices, Shakespeare quotes, and his company while she’s in self-imposed exile after appearing on a reality TV dating show.
101 - Romantic Comedy / Soul-searching / A pizza delivery person #2 - ''Extra Pepperoni'' by Nina Moldawsky  SYNOPSIS - A pizza driver in a mid life crisis meets an unexpected kindred spirit.
101 - Romantic Comedy / Soul-searching / A pizza delivery person #3 - ''Soul Connection'' by Jen Sinclair  SYNOPSIS - When Jules gets roped into a weeklong retreat with friends, she’s convinced of two things: It’s pointless, and she’ll starve. When a friend secretly brings her food, she discovers what a real soul connection is.
101 - Romantic Comedy / Soul-searching / A pizza delivery person #4 - ''Pizza Guy'' by Jeanie Smith  SYNOPSIS - Juliette languishes after the breakup of her marriage, but is being drawn from her melancholy by online gaming, when a surprising encounter with a pizza delivery man has a lasting impact on her sense of self and future possibility.
101 - Romantic Comedy / Soul-searching / A pizza delivery person #5 - ''A Special Delivery'' by LP Hernandez  SYNOPSIS - After Arthur’s wife of over forty years passes, he takes up a job delivering pizzas to get out of the house. When a customer turns out to be a high school crush Arthur is forced to confront his feelings about love and loyalty.
101 - Romantic Comedy / Soul-searching / A pizza delivery person #HM - ''Just Pete'' by Loree Westron  SYNOPSIS - On his way to deliver a pizza, Peter Mahoney runs into his childhood crush and is soon swooning like his former sixteen-year-old self. Now he must come up with a business plan to capture Mary’s heart.
101 - Romantic Comedy / Soul-searching / A pizza delivery person #HM - ''12:29 A.M.'' by Alyssa Tyson  SYNOPSIS - When pizza delivery girl Kendra’s car breaks down, she unexpectedly runs into Charley, her estranged high school sweetheart, who’s been facing some issues of her own.
101 - Romantic Comedy / Soul-searching / A pizza delivery person #HM - ''The Iguana of Love'' by Sophia Freire  SYNOPSIS - Love was in the cards, but Charles Reilly never expected an iguana to be the dealer.
102 - Political Satire / Replicate / A bank teller #1 - ''Daydreams are Easier'' by Giovanni Exume  SYNOPSIS - A young man comes to find that complacency has consequences when his coworkers begin acting strangely.
102 - Political Satire / Replicate / A bank teller #2 - ''The Replica'' by Mina Yu  SYNOPSIS - A bank teller begins to work with a robot who is learning, quickly, to become his exact copy.
102 - Political Satire / Replicate / A bank teller #3 - ''The Tempted Teller'' by Alexis R. Hinders  SYNOPSIS - Donna is elated when she’s offered a promotion at the bank. Her enthusiasm wavers when she’s confronted with the dark secrets hidden beneath the building.
102 - Political Satire / Replicate / A bank teller #4 - ''Beyond a Reasonable Doubt'' by Matthew Rigg  SYNOPSIS - Two detectives interrogate a young woman after she wakes up naked, bald and missing her beloved tattoos.
102 - Political Satire / Replicate / A bank teller #5 - ''Sequels'' by Yvonne Pronovost  SYNOPSIS - Director Trevor Lee pitches a sequel to his Oscar-nominated movie to Studio Two, but Studio Two has a new approach to decision-making.
102 - Political Satire / Replicate / A bank teller #HM - ''Copycat'' by Eleanor Smith  SYNOPSIS - Dennis saves every penny he can so that he can get the procedure that will change his life forever.
102 - Political Satire / Replicate / A bank teller #HM - ''Wall Replica'' by Lucinda Gunnin  SYNOPSIS - Edmund LeBlanc is concerned about the same things every man is: keeping his wife and his property safe. His brilliant solution? Replicate the president’s efforts and build a wall!
102 - Political Satire / Replicate / A bank teller #HM - ''Secret Services'' by Sarah DeLassus Carson  SYNOPSIS - Everyone believes Cade Flores is the perfect candidate.

But if he wants to win, he will have to employ some unusual tactics.
103 - Romance / Elderly care / A therapist #1 - ''Morphine'' by K.S. Palakovic  SYNOPSIS - A dying man has one last chance, and one last wish.
103 - Romance / Elderly care / A therapist #2 - ''The Kiss'' by Sally Ross  SYNOPSIS - Two old women meet in an aged care home and reignite their girlhood friendship
103 - Romance / Elderly care / A therapist #3 - ''Fallen From Carefree'' by Eliza Kirchner  SYNOPSIS - Mariah navigates caring for her elderly mother while trying to save her marriage. Is it possible to fall in love with your own husband again?
103 - Romance / Elderly care / A therapist #4 - ''Remembering May'' by Laura Speed  SYNOPSIS - Ellen is a new volunteer at the local retirement village about to meet Edith for the first time. Neither expect the encounter to be anything special until they start to learn more about each other.
103 - Romance / Elderly care / A therapist #5 - ''Lover is Only a Day'' by Cristian Hernandez  SYNOPSIS - Araceli loves her husband, Francisco, but her family thinks he’s been dead for years.
103 - Romance / Elderly care / A therapist #HM - ''Catching Your Thoughts'' by Jennifer Mazurek  SYNOPSIS - Can you reframe your own narrative enough to let someone else in?
103 - Romance / Elderly care / A therapist #HM - ''Project Caretaker'' by Adam Musgrave  SYNOPSIS - Ellie and George might have met later in life, but Project Caretaker has given them the chance to live another lifetime together. Will this new life come quickly enough to save the couple from an eternity of solitude?
103 - Romance / Elderly care / A therapist #HM - ''Judith'' by Sarah Dornseiff  SYNOPSIS - In Margot’s absence, Judith falls into a state of depression only Dr. Yasmin Haddad can help cure. During that time, Judith is coaxed into revealing a secret not even her best friend knows.
104 - Sci-Fi / A riot / A fishmonger #1 - ''What I Remember'' by Jonathan Mathews  SYNOPSIS - A father and daughter travel back in time to settle a debt.
104 - Sci-Fi / A riot / A fishmonger #2 - ''Filet of Soul'' by Laura Connors  SYNOPSIS - A banished man trying to start over inadvertently causes his own downfall.
104 - Sci-Fi / A riot / A fishmonger #3 - ''The ginger gene'' by Lauren Colbert  SYNOPSIS - It’s 2050 and after a geoengineering attempt puts the world in perpetual darkness, humanity struggles with deficiencies caused by lack of sunlight. After it is discovered that redhead DNA holds the cure, carriers of the gene are running for their lives.
104 - Sci-Fi / A riot / A fishmonger #4 - ''Dream of Fish'' by Rebecca Owen  SYNOPSIS - A fishmonger tries to protect her store from unsubstantiated scientific claims.
104 - Sci-Fi / A riot / A fishmonger #5 - ''Lost'' by Yosen Lin  SYNOPSIS - In a city of unrest, a father searches for justice for his son.
104 - Sci-Fi / A riot / A fishmonger #HM - ''Blowfishers'' by Karen McCoy  SYNOPSIS - When London seas fall prey to overfishing, a group of sea creatures arrive to inspect whoever’s been taking away their trout. A riot ensues, with an unlikely hero coming to the rescue.
104 - Sci-Fi / A riot / A fishmonger #HM - ''The Bold Trout'' by Erik Magnusson  SYNOPSIS - A young clone is torn between his contempt for a society that will never accept him and his natural-born father that loves him unconditionally.
104 - Sci-Fi / A riot / A fishmonger #HM - ''Circles'' by J.B. Masaji  SYNOPSIS - Ricky Salazar, a fishmonger in the third circle of Los Angeles, dreams of earning enough money to move up to the second circle, where sunlight sometimes falls to the ground. But when Ricky fatally stabs a man while defending his fish cart during a riot, he is brought before an artificial intelligence judge and given the ultimate punishment.
105 - Ghost Story / Courtship / A migrant worker #1 - ''Residue'' by Charity Morris  SYNOPSIS - A non-linear account of love and trauma.
105 - Ghost Story / Courtship / A migrant worker #2 - ''Under the Apple Trees'' by Leigh Barry  SYNOPSIS - Antonio has come to Michigan to pick fruits and vegetables to earn some money so he and his future bride, Veronica, can build a home together. He innocently returns a gift to someone who will treasure his attentions forever.
105 - Ghost Story / Courtship / A migrant worker #3 - ''Harvest Season'' by Bronwyn Stockton  SYNOPSIS - The stories were familiar and always the same.

But hers was her own revenge and it always started with their fingers.
105 - Ghost Story / Courtship / A migrant worker #4 - ''The Lonesome Scream'' by Terry Bartley  SYNOPSIS - Caden and his friends visit the site of their town's most well-known ghost story. The experience teaches Caden a healthier way to live his life.
105 - Ghost Story / Courtship / A migrant worker #5 - ''Harrison Winery'' by Julie Soto  SYNOPSIS - Ilana comes to work the harvest season every year at Harrison Winery, but this year, her one-time fling and long-time crush, Nick Harrison, is suddenly engaged and wants nothing to do with her.
105 - Ghost Story / Courtship / A migrant worker #HM - ''American Dream'' by Dennis Johnston  SYNOPSIS - Two Mexican migrant workers are picked up for work by a strange man they have never met. But the man is not who they think he is, and their destination is a place both imagined and unimaginable.
105 - Ghost Story / Courtship / A migrant worker #HM - ''A Town Called Eureka'' by Andrea Standby  SYNOPSIS - An older couple stumbles upon a town called Eureka, where nothing is quite what it seems.
105 - Ghost Story / Courtship / A migrant worker #HM - ''The Toll of Uncertainty'' by Sharayah Hooper  SYNOPSIS - A young newlywed recounts her love story the morning after she dies.
106 - Fantasy / Discipline / A hostage #1 - ''The Sky of Tahtikal'' by Ernie Piper  SYNOPSIS - A diplomat wizard to a foreign nation becomes a captive during a revolution, and finds his own magical discipline lacking when compared to the discipline of the soldiers imprisoning him.  Diplomacy and captivity are forgotten when they face a common foe.
106 - Fantasy / Discipline / A hostage #2 - ''The Viscountess and the Uniting Edge'' by Sean Elliott  SYNOPSIS - An impatient Viscountess has sent mercenaries to settle the chaos at the edge of her land. The mercenaries have returned, but have brought more than just prisoners to present to the Viscountess.
106 - Fantasy / Discipline / A hostage #3 - ''Look Both Ways'' by Summer Towne  SYNOPSIS - The truth about old Louisiana folklore comes to light as ancient inhabitants of the bayous are forced to interact with modern humanity through urban sprawl. One supernatural individual learns empathy for mankind during a disciplinary exile that puts him in hostage among the race he blames for his grief.
106 - Fantasy / Discipline / A hostage #4 - ''The Changeling Heir'' by Rachel Logsdon  SYNOPSIS - The Golden Prince is taken hostage twice in his life, the first time against his will, the second time by his own design. Both times, he learns the lengths one will go to for one's crown and country.
106 - Fantasy / Discipline / A hostage #5 - ''Like Mother, Like Daughter'' by Nova Gaumond  SYNOPSIS - Seren — stolen from her home as a child — learns she is to be named heir to the monster she now calls mother. Can a decade of indoctrination be undone?
106 - Fantasy / Discipline / A hostage #HM - ''the girl with the world on her mind'' by Charmaine P. Dennis  SYNOPSIS - An African girl is suddenly gifted with the strangest of burdens…an enlarged head.
106 - Fantasy / Discipline / A hostage #HM - ''Darwyn and the Pit'' by Carlyn Dales  SYNOPSIS - Twelve-year-old Darwyn rebels against her parent’s rules by entering the forbidden Calamity Woods, finding more trouble than she could have imagined.
106 - Fantasy / Discipline / A hostage #HM - ''The Armor of What Could Be'' by Nick Rogen  SYNOPSIS - An imaginative son, Alton, returns home in order to face a past he left behind, save the King and Queen, and finally attempt to defeat his family’s demons.
107 - Thriller / Snooping / A drug smuggler #1 - ''The Good Girl & The Dark'' by Chloe Thompson  SYNOPSIS - Isabella is a good girl, and she does her best to please Grandpapa.



However, the ghosts and darkness that inhabit Grandpapa’s mind are near impossible to appease.
107 - Thriller / Snooping / A drug smuggler #2 - ''Robin Hood's Rebels'' by Renae Schroeder  SYNOPSIS - Amid the government takeover of the healthcare system, and ensuing chaos, two rival resistance forces vie for control of the underground prescription drug trade.
107 - Thriller / Snooping / A drug smuggler #3 - ''The Doggo Show'' by Madeleine Pelletier  SYNOPSIS - Amelia just wants to watch her show and be left alone. But today’s show is going to be a little different, and the audience participation segment might just get her killed.
107 - Thriller / Snooping / A drug smuggler #4 - ''The Rat's Nest'' by Kevin Jasica  SYNOPSIS - A young drug smuggler discovers a plot to off him and must escape the drug warehouse.
107 - Thriller / Snooping / A drug smuggler #5 - ''All the Right Handshakes to Get into Heaven'' by Chris Vanjonack  SYNOPSIS - A small-time drug-dealer from Colorado tries to smuggle mushrooms in BYU with the help of his wild-card buddy from high school. Their quest is plagued by numerous complications.
107 - Thriller / Snooping / A drug smuggler #HM - ''Like Dying Stars'' by AJ Hartson  SYNOPSIS - Monroe is a hardened FBI agent investigating an innovative new super drug that seems too good to be true. But when he takes matters into his own hands, he finds himself locked in a struggle to save humanity—and himself.
107 - Thriller / Snooping / A drug smuggler #HM - ''Vita'' by Megan Montgomery  SYNOPSIS - When millions of dollars worth of a revolutionary cancer drug are stolen in a series of drug smuggling heists, Detective Maria Silva is tasked with tracking down the drugs - and the ringleader of the thieves. A mysterious email with cryptic instructions sends her investigation down an unexpected and treacherous path.
107 - Thriller / Snooping / A drug smuggler #HM - ''The Fishery'' by Jon Richter  SYNOPSIS - A short thriller about meth, malice, and mackerel.
108 - Fairy Tale / Flawless / A canvasser #1 - ''Badger and the Lake Fairies'' by Elise Eichenberg  SYNOPSIS - Mamma Bear seeks out Mentor Tree's help after her hibernation is disrupted by exhaust fumes from a snowmobile.
108 - Fairy Tale / Flawless / A canvasser #2 - ''Bridget the Beautiful'' by Kat Thomas  SYNOPSIS - A beautiful sprite, one wet autumn night, finds her beauty is all but thin.

By the warming light, she gets a cold fright, if you are brave then let her story begin.
108 - Fairy Tale / Flawless / A canvasser #3 - ''The Princess and the Canvasser'' by Stella Slomp  SYNOPSIS - An old prince entasks his canvasser to find a suitor for his young princess. The curse of an old witch threatens the proceedings.
108 - Fairy Tale / Flawless / A canvasser #4 - ''The Perfect Spell'' by Leslie Tidwell  SYNOPSIS - An ordinary man stumbles into a quarrel between two magical beings. Will he help a stranger lift a terrible curse that puts his people at risk?
108 - Fairy Tale / Flawless / A canvasser #5 - ''Evershire'' by Stephanie Duvall  SYNOPSIS - The mystical forest of Evershire is under the threat of destruction from the king’s greed. Can an ordinary man save the land with the power of persuasion?
108 - Fairy Tale / Flawless / A canvasser #HM - ''Flawless'' by Kit Friday  SYNOPSIS - Flawless is the tale of a fast, young man set out on a quest to seek perfection but found something even more magnificent.
108 - Fairy Tale / Flawless / A canvasser #HM - ''Planting Season'' by Megan Paonessaq  SYNOPSIS - Planting Season begins with your butt in the dirt and a canvasser offering you the curved handle of his yellow umbrella. As you follow him through the delightful village of Flawless, only to find it one of many contrived creations grown in an all-white room, somewhere beyond the Flawless border, you must decide to vote him in or let him out, if history gives our lives meaning, or if we should lie beneath the flowering cherry tree and watch as little puffs of cotton candy float down around us.
108 - Fairy Tale / Flawless / A canvasser #HM - ''The Flawless King and The Empty Empire'' by Kay Carrigan  SYNOPSIS - King Thomas discovers the importance of accepting others as they are.
109 - Fantasy / A birthday / A philanthropist #1 - ''The Spaniel'' by Gunter Schellens  SYNOPSIS - A girl returns to the bridge one month after her brother’s death.
109 - Fantasy / A birthday / A philanthropist #2 - ''Ain't Mythbehavin''' by Amy Lilly  SYNOPSIS - Twenty-two-year-old Sandra has drunk too much bootleg liquor at a birthday party when she wanders into the garden of the gangster, Fino Fiammetta. Her chance encounter with the gangster leads to an opportunity for her to save the world.
109 - Fantasy / A birthday / A philanthropist #3 - ''"It's Destiny, Gerard!"'' by Travis Blair  SYNOPSIS - A bard travels with The Hero of Destiny to save the world from an awakening evil and learns that destiny is not as simple as it seems on the surface.
109 - Fantasy / A birthday / A philanthropist #4 - ''The Carver'' by Nicole Griffiths  SYNOPSIS - On the eve of her fifteenth birthday, a girl prepares to receive her gift from the Magus.
109 - Fantasy / A birthday / A philanthropist #5 - ''The Hatchlings' Wish'' by Abigail Moss  SYNOPSIS - A fantasy story centred around a birthday party for three mysterious creatures growing up in a place called the Hatchery, which is run by philanthropist Mr Wills.
109 - Fantasy / A birthday / A philanthropist #HM - ''The Birthday Present'' by D.L. Bailey  SYNOPSIS - On his birthday, a young man finds a bag of gold and empties it to help an injured friend. When the bag refills itself, the man must decide what to do with a gift that keeps on giving.
109 - Fantasy / A birthday / A philanthropist #HM - ''Eighty Years Young'' by Katherine Kirkland  SYNOPSIS - A midnight world releases a man from physical pain and heart break on the night of his 80th birthday.
109 - Fantasy / A birthday / A philanthropist #HM - ''Susannah's Song'' by Matt Halliday  SYNOPSIS - The future of Rugus hangs in the balance as the village witch returns from exile.
110 - Suspense / Beauty / A maintenance worker #1 - ''Palinopsia'' by Haley Potter  SYNOPSIS - A museum maintenance worker is troubled by a new painting that reminds her of herself.
110 - Suspense / Beauty / A maintenance worker #2 - ''Erasure'' by Farrah Scott-Meader  SYNOPSIS - A young woman is working over summer vacation and spends her days people watching. When a handsome guy arrives in town, her infatuation takes her to darkest places of her own psyche.
110 - Suspense / Beauty / A maintenance worker #3 - ''Venus Libertina'' by Ali Abbas  SYNOPSIS - An accident traps Marta in a sealed case in the Uffizi Gallery. She and her sister face a race against time to get her out.
110 - Suspense / Beauty / A maintenance worker #4 - ''Portrait of a Pupil'' by Elsa Downing  SYNOPSIS - A young woman becomes the art restoration apprentice of the great Tamsin Godfrey and suspects her of harboring secrets from her past.
110 - Suspense / Beauty / A maintenance worker #5 - ''My Sweetheart and I'' by Vita Ella  SYNOPSIS - Edward has always loved beautiful days. It’s a good thing he can always choose to have one, even if the nights weigh on him and the twist in his stomach warns him against it.
110 - Suspense / Beauty / A maintenance worker #HM - ''The Beauty of the System'' by Brantley Moate  SYNOPSIS - The beauty of the system is that it maintains itself, at least until it doesn’t. Jeannine only has one dream left; she wants to die at home.
110 - Suspense / Beauty / A maintenance worker #HM - ''The Gardener and His Wife'' by Katya Thomas  SYNOPSIS - A couple meet at the London season and go to live at her country estate where their marital bliss is elusive.)
110 - Suspense / Beauty / A maintenance worker #HM - ''The Unicorn Mug'' by VV Sampson  SYNOPSIS - Because she marked him with her disinterest, he watched and followed her until finally, at this moment, he shows himself to her because her time is almost up.



Of course she doesn’t know this.



He is the only one who knows.
111 - Historical Fiction / A syndrome / A barber #1 - ''Ghost babies'' by Catherine Hanrahan  SYNOPSIS - On the Australian gold fields in 1854, miner’s wife Annie suffers multiple miscarriages as a result of Hughes syndrome. Desperate for a baby, she agrees to a dangerous remedy.
111 - Historical Fiction / A syndrome / A barber #2 - ''Take What You Will'' by Brett Lewis Morris  SYNOPSIS - A thief wanders into an abandoned town and crosses paths with its lone resident, a barber with a nasty hoarding problem. After a rigorous shave and a revealing conversation, the thief has to decide whether or not this man’s trash is worth treasuring.
111 - Historical Fiction / A syndrome / A barber #3 - ''Trespassers'' by Elliott Marshall  SYNOPSIS - Dan Harper is ready to shoot two people for setting foot on his property, but an uncovered mystery shows that they may have more of a right to be there than he does.
111 - Historical Fiction / A syndrome / A barber #4 - ''21149'' by Tom Crowley  SYNOPSIS - In a time before autism is understood, a barber with “a syndrome” is the only witness to the mob murder of the “Mad Hatter” Albert Anastasia.
111 - Historical Fiction / A syndrome / A barber #5 - ''The Chariot'' by Kim Hardware  SYNOPSIS - A slave yearns for freedom in 19th century America. Historical figures John Armfield and Isaac Franklin are the wealthiest men in the slave trade industry.
111 - Historical Fiction / A syndrome / A barber #HM - ''One Night Only'' by Morgan Nikola-Wren  SYNOPSIS - A traveling circus’ tattooed lady spots her violent ex-husband in the audience one night and writes him a most unusual letter.
111 - Historical Fiction / A syndrome / A barber #HM - ''Balloon to the Moon'' by Melissa Miller  SYNOPSIS - A traveling Jack-of-all-trades and friend of Edgar Allan Poe returns to Baltimore with his young son. The boy is stricken with inexplicable oddities that create a musical savant of him, and at the same time manifest in physical complications that threaten his life.
111 - Historical Fiction / A syndrome / A barber #HM - ''The Imposter'' by Stewart Gough  SYNOPSIS - In 1860’s England, a young man desperately in need of a shave encounters an imposter-syndrome stricken master barber while on holiday in Blackpool.
112 - Fantasy / Boundary or boundaries / An heiress #1 - ''The Fox in the Snow'' by Jasmine Templet  SYNOPSIS - An old warrior must face her past and her fears to save the Kingdom of Ice.
112 - Fantasy / Boundary or boundaries / An heiress #2 - ''In the Cellar. In the Circle. In the Dark.'' by Cristina Lombardi  SYNOPSIS - Annie inherits a family secret.
112 - Fantasy / Boundary or boundaries / An heiress #3 - ''Chimera'' by John Pray  SYNOPSIS - A misanthropic woman inherits a castle and gets more magic than she bargained for.
112 - Fantasy / Boundary or boundaries / An heiress #4 - ''Dirge of a Drained Man'' by Kelsey Hunkins  SYNOPSIS - A young woman fights to inherit her dying father’s integral position in society: harvesting thoughts and selling secrets. She struggles to maintain her focus while her father, sister, and the most important individuals in the nation watch her prove herself.
112 - Fantasy / Boundary or boundaries / An heiress #5 - ''Seventh Singer'' by Sara Eatough  SYNOPSIS - The unwanted heir to a powerful mountain legacy must prove her worthiness and protect her people, while circumventing the familial chains that bind her.
112 - Fantasy / Boundary or boundaries / An heiress #HM - ''The Athascan Heiress'' by Claire S  SYNOPSIS - Atlin has passed on, leaving Ahasia in his wake. What she discovers however, will lead her to produce violence of a sort that this region has not seen before.
112 - Fantasy / Boundary or boundaries / An heiress #HM - ''The Great Hearth'' by Frances Howard-Snyder  SYNOPSIS - When the new, young queen Agnes learns that she can cure her kingdom of its crippling cold, she grasps the opportunity, but soon comes to regret her decision.
112 - Fantasy / Boundary or boundaries / An heiress #HM - ''The Moth Queen'' by Nicole Biviano  SYNOPSIS - Every hundred years, a Moth Queen is chosen as Azael’s heir to solidify the barrier between good and evil. Now, it’s Moggie’s turn, but something isn’t what it seems…
113 - Comedy / Online dating / A postman #1 - ''Bar None'' by Tennille Richards  SYNOPSIS - A young woman looks for love at an online dating event and meets odd characters along the way.
113 - Comedy / Online dating / A postman #2 - ''The Surrogate Date'' by David Jones  SYNOPSIS - Gary Little has tried the rest, now he’s trying the best  – TruLove, an online dating service that changes the one thing that’s ruined every first date you’ve ever been on: You.
113 - Comedy / Online dating / A postman #3 - ''The Postman Swipes Twice'' by Kera Hildebrandt  SYNOPSIS - When a postmaster looks into a job applicant’s online presence, he accidentally initiates a conversation with him on a site meant for casual hook-ups, making the interviewing process take a strange turn.
113 - Comedy / Online dating / A postman #4 - ''MOONLIT'' by T.E. Bradford  SYNOPSIS - In the age of technology, an online dating site is the perfect cover for Werewolves looking to find prey--that is, if the intended meal doesn’t wind up being your soulmate.
113 - Comedy / Online dating / A postman #5 - ''Must Love Zombies'' by L O  SYNOPSIS - Diego is a postman who loves his job, despite the dogs - although he loved it more before the zombie apocalypse happened. With the loss of the internet, online dating companies have partnered with the postal service to keep love alive, analog-style. Every day, Diego stops along his route to visit his friend Mia. When he finds out she’s recently signed up for an online dating service, the result is a comedy that is truly Post-apocalyptic.
113 - Comedy / Online dating / A postman #HM - ''You've Got Jail'' by Emily Knie  SYNOPSIS - A postal worker shares a story with his temporary cellmate about the harrowing difficulties of navigating dating apps, snail mail, and his sad sack attempts at romancing an actual female.
113 - Comedy / Online dating / A postman #HM - ''The Next Big Thing'' by Robin Anderson  SYNOPSIS - A team at a marketing agency tries an unconventional approach to forming their upcoming campaign pitch.
113 - Comedy / Online dating / A postman #HM - ''Timing Is Everything'' by Corrine Engelgau  SYNOPSIS - After five years of singledom, Jolly feels secure enough to take Dwayne’s bizarre online dating dare.
114 - Romantic Comedy / Luxury / A sculptor #1 - ''A Little Sour, a Little Sweet'' by Regan Puckett  SYNOPSIS - Marnie has spent her whole life comparing herself to her sister. After falling for a wealthy cake sculptor, she must learn how to have her cake and eat it too.
114 - Romantic Comedy / Luxury / A sculptor #2 - ''A Work of Heart'' by Eric Knabel  SYNOPSIS - The renowned sculptor Eduard the Creator has been commissioned by the Duke of Southglen to craft his most ambitious project to date. Can he complete his masterpiece and win the love of Anna, the duke’s spirited head of household affairs, at the same time?
114 - Romantic Comedy / Luxury / A sculptor #3 - ''In the Pink'' by Adrienne Stevenson  SYNOPSIS - Can a bald divorcee and a goth sculptor thwart a greedy ex, find true love, and create a life of luxury?
114 - Romantic Comedy / Luxury / A sculptor #4 - ''WLTM'' by Iain Low  SYNOPSIS - The year is 79AD, and Roman dating is thriving, with rich clients paying fortunes for Lucius the stonemason to catch their ‘best features’ for their dating profile. But the pace of change is relentless, and Lucius struggles to keep up with a fast-changing world.
114 - Romantic Comedy / Luxury / A sculptor #5 - ''Starburst'' by Kristine Portier  SYNOPSIS - Aurora has been raised by her socialite mother, Ginger, in the lap of luxury. But when Aurora finally meets the man of her dreams, he is not what Ginger had in mind.
114 - Romantic Comedy / Luxury / A sculptor #HM - ''Balls of Meat'' by LAURA LUTHER  SYNOPSIS - After an interesting evening at her favorite local pub, Sadie finds that openness to new experiences may not be the most direct path to love.
114 - Romantic Comedy / Luxury / A sculptor #HM - ''Soul Food'' by Arianna Pajtash  SYNOPSIS - When a sculptor just looking to sell some of her work meets an art loving demon, does she need to worry about losing her soul?
114 - Romantic Comedy / Luxury / A sculptor #HM - ''The Immortalisation of Edgar'' by Darby Cupid  SYNOPSIS - When Cat receives a commission, she isn’t expecting to find herself in a lavish mansion, sculpting Lady Haddersleigh’s very spoilt dog. She also doesn’t expect to meet a gorgeous handyman, only to find out he’s Lady Haddersleigh’s grandson and she’s put her job on the line.
115 - Action/Adventure / Unfair / A pacifist #1 - ''There's No Such Thing as a Pacifist Dragon'' by Suzanne Rho  SYNOPSIS - This is a story about a fighter, a mage, and a rogue. This is also a story about a dragon, a pack of drorks, and a potato.
115 - Action/Adventure / Unfair / A pacifist #2 - ''The Halfbreeds'' by Kim Edmunds  SYNOPSIS - Two persecuted people are on the run from the Registry, which considers them dangerous to society.
115 - Action/Adventure / Unfair / A pacifist #3 - ''Life and Death'' by Sarah Nias  SYNOPSIS - Peter has invited his ex-girlfriend Freya to visit him at work in Africa in the hope of renewing their relationship. They find themselves embroiled in civil unrest that brings up the past and challenges their beliefs.
115 - Action/Adventure / Unfair / A pacifist #4 - ''May Benny Be with You'' by Randolph Giudice  SYNOPSIS - The United States Army races to stop an American soldier with fantastic powers from spreading peace in the Middle East.
115 - Action/Adventure / Unfair / A pacifist #5 - ''In the Vein'' by Cedric Anthony  SYNOPSIS - A group of trespassers have found their way into an enormous mine, convinced that what they each need lies at the bottom.
115 - Action/Adventure / Unfair / A pacifist #HM - ''For Phil'' by John Ryde-Crane  SYNOPSIS - When society has outlawed non-traditional sexualities and genders, married couple, Carl and Phil, traverse through the Boundary Waters Wilderness Area to reach the Quetico, carrying a USB containing the government plans for queer folk and the future direction of the nation.
115 - Action/Adventure / Unfair / A pacifist #HM - ''Good Works'' by Hayley Day  SYNOPSIS - When a weaponless planet faces a looming attack, the leader’s wife must reveal her husband’s secret to save the world ⁠— but will anyone believe her?
115 - Action/Adventure / Unfair / A pacifist #HM - ''The Smell of Life'' by Random Words  SYNOPSIS - A team of elite soldiers sent to bring one of their own to justice are faced with an enemy they can’t defeat
116 - Mystery / A boardwalk / A former Olympic athlete #1 - ''Deadeye'' by Melanie Smith  SYNOPSIS - The mutilated body of a US diplomat is found in the tropical wetlands of Far North Queensland, Australia. Two Federal police officers are sent to find out why, with one of them hell-bent on solving a mystery of a different kind.
116 - Mystery / A boardwalk / A former Olympic athlete #2 - ''The Shore in Winter'' by Lisa Short  SYNOPSIS - Childhood best friends Rachel and Gina had drifted apart after they grew up. Tragedy brought them back together again—but the tragedy might not be over yet.
116 - Mystery / A boardwalk / A former Olympic athlete #3 - ''Perfectly Timed'' by Rhian Lewis  SYNOPSIS - A homeless woman's apparent suicide by drowning raises questions about her past
116 - Mystery / A boardwalk / A former Olympic athlete #4 - ''Great Job, Champ'' by Cleron Pitty  SYNOPSIS - A washed-up athlete must perform a heroic water rescue under dubious circumstances.
116 - Mystery / A boardwalk / A former Olympic athlete #5 - ''The Lido'' by Nikhil Chavda  SYNOPSIS - A man seeking solitude is disturbed by someone taking his photograph. He is determined to find out who they are and earn peace.
116 - Mystery / A boardwalk / A former Olympic athlete #HM - ''Oh I do Like To Be Beside the Seaside'' by Isobel Brown  SYNOPSIS - A morning walk by the sea and a plucky dog's sleuthing instincts lead to the truth behind the gruesome aftermath of a brother's potent rivalry.
116 - Mystery / A boardwalk / A former Olympic athlete #HM - ''No Return'' by Adelaide Gifford  SYNOPSIS - A man is struggling to comprehend the reason behind his wife’s death. He comes to a shocking realization.
116 - Mystery / A boardwalk / A former Olympic athlete #HM - ''The Two Time Silver Medalist'' by Samuel J Pfeffer  SYNOPSIS - The denizens of The Boardwalk have a simple but good life in the ruins of San Sebastian Island. When a fire destroys everything they have, it falls to El Olympico to find out who is responsible.
117 - Comedy / Successful / A paleontologist #1 - ''Tiny Rodents, Big Dreams'' by Stephanie Harper  SYNOPSIS - An insecure Canadian paleontologist heads to Argentina with something to prove. Despite a discouraging start, he finds more than he bargained for.
117 - Comedy / Successful / A paleontologist #2 - ''The Preparator's Dominion'' by Sarah Glover  SYNOPSIS - Ruth’s family tries to help her with a science project, but she may die of frustration and embarrassment before it’s over.
117 - Comedy / Successful / A paleontologist #3 - ''All For Them'' by Robert Cunningham  SYNOPSIS - Renowned micropaleontologist Dr. Susan Wortham will stop at nothing to get what she wants and what she wants is to be the next sensation in daytime talk TV.
117 - Comedy / Successful / A paleontologist #4 - ''Another Manhattan'' by Fiona Mauchline  SYNOPSIS - When New Yorker Jennifer Rockweiler escapes her glamorous but demanding life for the calm and tranquillity of a small Cornish village, she finds a whole lot more than just peace to write her book.
117 - Comedy / Successful / A paleontologist #5 - ''The Gala'' by Kelli  SYNOPSIS - Kristin dreams of leading her own paleontology dig in Australia, but the grant she needs is highly competitive. When her ambitious ex-boyfriend comes to town for an annual fundraising gala, she struggles to prove that she’s over him.
117 - Comedy / Successful / A paleontologist #HM - ''Redhead'' by Julie Kallas  SYNOPSIS - Tom’s plans to propose to his dream girl are temporarily derailed.
117 - Comedy / Successful / A paleontologist #HM - ''Paleontology Camp Journal'' by Belinda Moore  SYNOPSIS - This is an excerpt from the journal of 16-year-old Jake Blackmore who is English. Thanks to disastrous GCSE results, his parents have sent him to paleontology camp in Wyoming - he arrives hating everything about it.
117 - Comedy / Successful / A paleontologist #HM - ''UNEXPLODED'' by Norman Thomas Marshall  SYNOPSIS - A former paleontologist seeks a new career as an archeological historian on a Civil War battlefield.
118 - Sci-Fi / Shopping / A furniture mover #1 - ''Shark Teeth'' by Lynne Blundell  SYNOPSIS - Jordan lives in Settlement Zero where the air is unbreathable and life is full of stories about the past. Everyday tasks like shopping are difficult and so is her job of furniture moving, but when she meets Mako he brings a spark of hope.
118 - Sci-Fi / Shopping / A furniture mover #2 - ''Move'' by Gilda Maurice  SYNOPSIS - A woman and her young son are assigned a completely new life.
118 - Sci-Fi / Shopping / A furniture mover #3 - ''Shopping Trip'' by Simone Schreiber  SYNOPSIS - An enhanced human prepares for the arrival of her mysterious employer on a planet he plans to make his new permanent home.
118 - Sci-Fi / Shopping / A furniture mover #4 - ''The sinister side of sequins, shimmer and sparkle: a cautionary tale'' by Kate Tapping  SYNOPSIS - As the town of Appleton resolutely manages its way out of a centuries old climate change crisis, Phil gains an appreciation for the wisdom of the ruling government and an understanding of the dangers involved in bringing colour and brightness to any community.
118 - Sci-Fi / Shopping / A furniture mover #5 - ''The Warehouse'' by Jeffrey West  SYNOPSIS - With Earth uninhabitable, those who were fortunate enough to make it onto the transport must deal with the grim reality of an aging population.
118 - Sci-Fi / Shopping / A furniture mover #HM - ''Eliza'' by Archie Gourd  SYNOPSIS - An undercover AI protects an online shopper from predatory furniture movers.
118 - Sci-Fi / Shopping / A furniture mover #HM - ''Planned Obsolescence'' by Veronica Vazquez  SYNOPSIS - A middle-aged woman accepts a job in a distant colony. To move, she will have to get rid of everything she owns—everything.
118 - Sci-Fi / Shopping / A furniture mover #HM - ''Memlax'' by Alex Eldridge  SYNOPSIS - An employee of an interplanetary mega store is asked to assist a customer getting an item to his vehicle but discovers something strange inside it.
119 - Action/Adventure / Penniless / A recruiter #1 - ''Pest Control'' by Chelsea Babin  SYNOPSIS - A young woman in a world infested by oversized roaches auditions for the Recruiters of an elite roach-fighting squad.
119 - Action/Adventure / Penniless / A recruiter #2 - ''A Hell Of A Recruiter'' by Beckie Bond  SYNOPSIS - Thaddeus will give you the life of your dreams for a nightmare price.
119 - Action/Adventure / Penniless / A recruiter #3 - ''Of Man and Animal'' by Tyler Morgan  SYNOPSIS - Born disfigured, Eddy is forced to survive as both an animal in the land of man, and a man in the land of animals.
119 - Action/Adventure / Penniless / A recruiter #4 - ''Rider Before The Sun'' by Sam Mellor  SYNOPSIS - A warrior arrives at a poor village deep in occupied territory, seeking aid in their quest to overthrow the Lord of the land.
119 - Action/Adventure / Penniless / A recruiter #5 - ''Run'' by Lauren Oppelt  SYNOPSIS - After a series of misfortunes, one eventful night might change the course of a young woman’s life forever.
119 - Action/Adventure / Penniless / A recruiter #HM - ''Fool's Errand'' by Lydia Rocheleau  SYNOPSIS - Two brothers travel north to strike it rich digging for gold.
119 - Action/Adventure / Penniless / A recruiter #HM - ''Beans on Toast'' by Al Scanlan  SYNOPSIS - Joey is down on his luck when an apparent change of fortune pushes him into an unlikely brush with crime.
119 - Action/Adventure / Penniless / A recruiter #HM - ''A Place of Safety'' by Poppy Bryan  SYNOPSIS - Chris is pulled out of his comfortable existence into the world of someone facing uncertainty and fear. Does he risk his family and home for the sake of someone he doesn’t even know?
120 - Crime Caper / Disobedience / A person with a concussion #1 - ''Before the Barb Sets'' by Dick C. Moon  SYNOPSIS - Monty Crawford needs the thrill of a clever scheme to keep this town from hooking him for good.
120 - Crime Caper / Disobedience / A person with a concussion #2 - ''Circle Line King's Cross'' by Richard Moser  SYNOPSIS - A member of a gang of grifters finds himself dealing with unanticipated developments on the London Underground.
120 - Crime Caper / Disobedience / A person with a concussion #3 - ''A Tale Told'' by Sydney McKenney  SYNOPSIS - Is it not the responsibility of a true philosopher to explore what you would really do if you truly believed in nothing? Some scholars would argue that falling in love contradicts nihilistic beliefs, but I would counter by saying it doesn’t really matter, does it?
120 - Crime Caper / Disobedience / A person with a concussion #4 - ''Tit For Tat'' by Rebekah Rodgers  SYNOPSIS - When faced with an intruder, a man confesses his infidelity to his wife, and discovers she, too, has a secret.
120 - Crime Caper / Disobedience / A person with a concussion #5 - ''The Book Heist'' by J.G. Day  SYNOPSIS - Four thieves will stop at nothing to get their hands on rare books. Their new target: the Gutenberg Bible at the Morgan Museum and Library.
120 - Crime Caper / Disobedience / A person with a concussion #HM - ''Plan, Plan and Diagram'' by Sean Danowski  SYNOPSIS - Being stuck under a coupe means only one thing - something went wrong.
120 - Crime Caper / Disobedience / A person with a concussion #HM - ''Holes in the Sky'' by Karly Alexandra  SYNOPSIS - A dystopian city gets undone by the actions of a renegade teacher and her remedial students.
120 - Crime Caper / Disobedience / A person with a concussion #HM - ''The Mitford Job'' by Laura-Lee Pernsky  SYNOPSIS - A crooked private eye agrees to take on an unusual heist. When she wakes up with a concussion, she has to piece together the events of the day before.
121 - Historical Fiction / Evidence / A porter #1 - ''The Magdalen Hat'' by Sarah Martin  SYNOPSIS - It is 1920 and Margaret Woodhouse is an undergraduate at Oxford University, where women have just become eligible to take degrees. When a scandal threatens her idyllic student life, Margaret sets out to prove her innocence.
121 - Historical Fiction / Evidence / A porter #2 - ''Lucky'' by Dan N Lyon  SYNOPSIS - A young mixed-race woman who lost her mother in the Greenwood Massacre boards a train to Chicago to decide whether or not to reveal her identity to her biological father.
121 - Historical Fiction / Evidence / A porter #3 - ''Maintaining Calloway Place'' by Camilla Pollock-Flynn  SYNOPSIS - In the fall of 1888, all of London is searching for a serial killer who prowls squalid Whitechapel at night.

In nearby Marylebone, the porter of Calloway Place tirelessly attends to the building’s affluent residents, fixing and cleaning even their grisliest messes.
121 - Historical Fiction / Evidence / A porter #4 - ''The Porter's Proof'' by Tiffany Ellen  SYNOPSIS - A young man has been drafted into forced labour during World War II when he is helped by a fellow prisoner.
121 - Historical Fiction / Evidence / A porter #5 - ''Lindy's Luck'' by Jasper Lockett  SYNOPSIS - A baby is kidnapped from his crib in the middle of the night and a family and nation grieve.  An unlikely hero stumbles upon the dastardly plot, but will he be in time to save the day?
121 - Historical Fiction / Evidence / A porter #HM - ''The Crossing'' by Meg Howes  SYNOPSIS - Two men have a chance encounter and ultimately disembark on a new life, a life neither expects.  Family ties and a moral compass force fundamental decisions that need to be made by both.
121 - Historical Fiction / Evidence / A porter #HM - ''The Healing Waters of the Hydro Majestic'' by Karen Collins  SYNOPSIS - A magnificent old hotel in the Blue Mountains of Australia plays host to a United States military hospital during World War Two. The troops are experiencing remarkable improvements in their health and it appears that a local volunteer is not all that he seems.
121 - Historical Fiction / Evidence / A porter #HM - ''Unclaimed Baggage'' by Elisa Blatteis  SYNOPSIS - When a young boy is tasked with organizing luggage, he finds one bag won't fit in with the rest.
122 - Action/Adventure / Newlywed(s) / A rookie #1 - ''Back to That Day'' by Jessica Raney  SYNOPSIS - Ethan, a seasoned veteran, leads two new recruits through a war–torn landscape while navigating his own impending dread of loss.
122 - Action/Adventure / Newlywed(s) / A rookie #2 - ''Pray to Stay a Rookie'' by Courtney Symons  SYNOPSIS - Humans prepare to repopulate the Earth after spending generations in starships above their ruined home. A newlywed couple, fresh from the alter of their arranged marriage, must navigate a perilous maze to win tickets back to the planet.
122 - Action/Adventure / Newlywed(s) / A rookie #3 - ''One Last Hit'' by Bennett McCutcheon  SYNOPSIS - An introspective and newly married hitman embarks on a mission to kill a newly married star athlete who is on honeymoon in the woods.
122 - Action/Adventure / Newlywed(s) / A rookie #4 - ''Till Death'' by Jimi Dhalluin-Goninan  SYNOPSIS - A rookie reaper has one hell of a first day with a stubborn assignment.
122 - Action/Adventure / Newlywed(s) / A rookie #5 - ''Warrior Rookie'' by Tae Ellin  SYNOPSIS - A newlywed couple goes on an endurance honeymoon, and finds they are more and less than they anticipated.
122 - Action/Adventure / Newlywed(s) / A rookie #HM - ''Dishonour'' by Jay Akbar  SYNOPSIS - A schoolgirl is snatched from her home to fulfil an archaic vow to a stranger in a faraway land. A man who values justice over tradition and honour will stop at nothing to rescue her.
122 - Action/Adventure / Newlywed(s) / A rookie #HM - ''The Fan'' by Don Stockwell  SYNOPSIS - A young NFL player finishes a successful rookie year, gets married and heads to San Francisco with his wife for a quiet, stress-free honeymoon. He encounters an insistent autograph-seeking fan who refuses to accept being ignored and they embark on a wild chase through the hills of northern California.
122 - Action/Adventure / Newlywed(s) / A rookie #HM - ''A Powerful Combination'' by Beth Berrien-Clark  SYNOPSIS - Newly married and happier than he’s ever been, Evan can’t shake the feeling he’s being watched.  Will this rookie have the skills to earn his way into the family business?
123 - Crime Caper / Freelance / A photo retoucher #1 - ''Bordertown'' by IReen Weiss  SYNOPSIS - In a dusty hellhole of a town, a ragtag group of merchants tired of paying for protection band together to take down the local gang-leader.
123 - Crime Caper / Freelance / A photo retoucher #2 - ''Fake it till you make it'' by Karen Bradbury  SYNOPSIS - A young woman’s search for a better job and a living wage leads her down the path of entrepreneurship, but her inability to make ends meet leads her down a darker path.
123 - Crime Caper / Freelance / A photo retoucher #3 - ''If We Had Courage Equal to Desire'' by Jules Roe  SYNOPSIS - In an unnamed city on the brink of war, a pair of seasoned petty criminals plans one last heist before making good on their escape. Their plans are turned upside down by an unexpected ally and the discovery of a greater calling.
123 - Crime Caper / Freelance / A photo retoucher #4 - ''Three Tickets to Telluride'' by Nikki Blakely  SYNOPSIS - Three travelers head westward to seek their fortune. They might not get what they are looking for, but they will most certainly get what they deserve.
123 - Crime Caper / Freelance / A photo retoucher #5 - ''We Make Pets Disappear'' by Shane Barchuk  SYNOPSIS - Paco and Frankie run a failing graphic design and photo enhancement business.  Good thing they have a secret side business kidnapping pets.
123 - Crime Caper / Freelance / A photo retoucher #HM - ''Untitled #96'' by Flint Keller  SYNOPSIS - A famous photo –Untitled #96 – a gangster, a granny, an art thief, a con or two and new love all come together in this quirky crime caper.
123 - Crime Caper / Freelance / A photo retoucher #HM - ''LAST RIDE'' by Tripp Wallach  SYNOPSIS - Able to travel into the dreams of others, a young man is asked to steal an old friend’s last wish.
123 - Crime Caper / Freelance / A photo retoucher #HM - ''Don't Trust Billy Simmons'' by Cristina Cruz  SYNOPSIS - Childhood best friends decide to rob their shady boss after he starts sleeping with one of their girlfriends.
124 - Fairy Tale / Toxic waste / A beggar #1 - ''The Circle Complete'' by Simon Birks  SYNOPSIS - When the polluted river near the village starts flowing uphill, the elders flee, and it’s left to Sharnigan and the new set of elders to travel to the mountain witches for help. When they arrive, the truth of the pollution comes to light, and Sharnigan realises her whole life has been a lie.
124 - Fairy Tale / Toxic waste / A beggar #2 - ''Boil Order'' by Julie Watson  SYNOPSIS - A woman works her way into the king’s good graces with promises of youth, but getting him to swallow the bigger truth proves more challenging.
124 - Fairy Tale / Toxic waste / A beggar #3 - ''Kind To Be Kind'' by Dai Do  SYNOPSIS - A prince learns kindness
124 - Fairy Tale / Toxic waste / A beggar #4 - ''The Troll'' by Shaunagh O'Reilly  SYNOPSIS - A beggar decides to help a troll that he meets at the polluted river one night, without knowing who the troll truly is.
124 - Fairy Tale / Toxic waste / A beggar #5 - ''An Extra Net'' by Alyssa Bolt  SYNOPSIS - After his business collapses, a beggar is treated poorly by a wealthy man. Yet, when the two have a switch in fates, the now-wealthy man must choose how he will treat the new beggar.
124 - Fairy Tale / Toxic waste / A beggar #HM - ''The King and the Moat'' by Esther Zigman  SYNOPSIS - A prince must find a bride before his father’s impending death. He disguises himself as a beggar to test the hearts of three unsuspecting women in the hopes of finding the one worthy of becoming the future queen.
124 - Fairy Tale / Toxic waste / A beggar #HM - ''Abigail and the Poisonous Pond'' by Janet MacLeod  SYNOPSIS - Synopsis: A poisonous pond has once again appeared in the Kingdom of Westermoore, putting the kingdom and especially Henry, in danger. Abigail decides to find out why the toxic bog is back, and figure out what to do to safely be rid of it before midnight on Friday.
124 - Fairy Tale / Toxic waste / A beggar #HM - ''Once Upon a Point Pleasent'' by Danniela Rua  SYNOPSIS - When a homeless Knight lands a job, he quickly finds himself being taken advantage of by a greedy Baron. Now he must find a way to out-wit the Baron or find his labors lost.
125 - Horror / An ego trip / A singer #1 - ''Gifted'' by Doug Zeigler  SYNOPSIS - An Amish girl shares her God-given gift with her community.
125 - Horror / An ego trip / A singer #2 - ''Offstage'' by Ella Moon  SYNOPSIS - There’s a creature waiting in the wings for her. The stage is hers, and hers alone.
125 - Horror / An ego trip / A singer #3 - ''How It All Really Turns Out'' by Kate C Gaston  SYNOPSIS - A picnic on the beach becomes one woman’s nightmare against all she has believed to be true. But she is not one to give up easily.
125 - Horror / An ego trip / A singer #4 - ''The Melody That Haunts You'' by Rachel Boyer  SYNOPSIS - An aspiring singer gets her first chance at stardom with the help of the charming, egotistical Auguste Landry in 1930s New Orleans.  But, her success comes at a price...his ominous dealings with the dark mysticism of Hoodoo.
125 - Horror / An ego trip / A singer #5 - ''For One Last Night'' by Catriona Spencer  SYNOPSIS - Serah Simons has everything: the celebrity icon status, the doting husband, the adoration of millions.  So, what is haunting her?
125 - Horror / An ego trip / A singer #HM - ''Swan Song'' by Billy Liggett  SYNOPSIS - A diva, past her prime, gives her final performance before a hungry crowd.
125 - Horror / An ego trip / A singer #HM - ''All That May Become a Man'' by Morgan D'Avis  SYNOPSIS - Years after his fourth unsolved case, Detective Haxton learns the brutal truth of his greatest failures.
125 - Horror / An ego trip / A singer #HM - ''Only the Young Survive'' by Dezirae PeBenito  SYNOPSIS - Someone wakes up to the reality of their being and nothing is as it seems.
126 - Fantasy / Couples counseling / A jeweler #1 - ''Carnelian'' by Caitlin Cowan  SYNOPSIS - Worried that his creation of a bracelet made of carnelian—a stone known to protect the dead as they journey to the underworld—means that he is interested in another woman, Persephone enters couples counseling with Hades, who meditates on the nature of their unconventional relationship.
126 - Fantasy / Couples counseling / A jeweler #2 - ''The Binding of Havoc'' by Morgan H Dean  SYNOPSIS - In a world where magic is the norm, a terrible chaotic entity threatens everything Elyria Sayre and her four elemental friends have ever known.
126 - Fantasy / Couples counseling / A jeweler #3 - ''Miracles'' by Diana Dubs  SYNOPSIS - A renowned jeweler who transforms the ordinary into the magical attempts to dissuade a visitor from using a magical ring.
126 - Fantasy / Couples counseling / A jeweler #4 - ''The Session'' by Michael Wickham  SYNOPSIS - An artist and his boyfriend attend a couple’s therapy session, where a magic ring sits at the center of their discord.
126 - Fantasy / Couples counseling / A jeweler #5 - ''The Jeweler'' by Shauntel Randall  SYNOPSIS - A sorceress and a warlock come in for couples counselling.  One has a character defect that both are having a difficult time dealing with.
126 - Fantasy / Couples counseling / A jeweler #HM - ''Ten Miles East'' by Matty Widz  SYNOPSIS - A woman in the middle of a long term affair seeks help to end it and save her marriage, though the help may come from where she least expects it.
126 - Fantasy / Couples counseling / A jeweler #HM - ''The Illusionists'' by Alexander Davidson  SYNOPSIS - The next scientific advancement is the molecular discovery of magic, and self-taught magicians are gathering in secret communities to train in this new field of study. Passing off real magic as tricks and illusions, Simon and Kendra become theatrical sensations, but the couple will need to learn if magic is truly powerful enough to solve all their problems.
126 - Fantasy / Couples counseling / A jeweler #HM - ''Afterworld'' by Lawrence B Sargeant  SYNOPSIS - A successful but lonely jeweler experiences challenging opportunities following his untimely death.
127 - Drama / Possessive / A plastic surgeon #1 - ''Monarch'' by Jenny Weisberg  SYNOPSIS - A Somali-born immigrant suddenly burdened by prejudice tries to find her voice.
127 - Drama / Possessive / A plastic surgeon #2 - ''Upside Down'' by BH Wilson  SYNOPSIS - A young boy struggles to hold the emotional needs of his family.
127 - Drama / Possessive / A plastic surgeon #3 - ''The Royal Wings'' by Logan Mazza  SYNOPSIS - A young surgeon uncovers a dark secret after being hired by a king looking to secure his family’s already-illustrious history.
127 - Drama / Possessive / A plastic surgeon #4 - ''Lost Symmetry'' by Jaymee Diviacchi  SYNOPSIS - A world renowned plastic surgeon struggles to hold on to her memories and belongings during her final interview.
127 - Drama / Possessive / A plastic surgeon #5 - ''Dandelion'' by Laurs Oakley  SYNOPSIS - A grandfather offers to take his grandson into his home, desperate to protect him after his cleft lip operation leaves his father wounded.
127 - Drama / Possessive / A plastic surgeon #HM - ''The Nonillustrious Medical Career of One Hans Kruger'' by Russell Gray  SYNOPSIS - A life in the medical profession is one of hardship and, while others cause harm, Hans just wants to help. Does Hans have the strength to persevere in such an uncaring world?
127 - Drama / Possessive / A plastic surgeon #HM - ''Curdles'' by Joel Liesenberg  SYNOPSIS - You know it's fresh. Don't let them curdle it.
127 - Drama / Possessive / A plastic surgeon #HM - ''Unknown Assailant'' by Michael Crossland  SYNOPSIS - A man with horrific facial injuries attends a plastic surgeon’s office. 

Where have they met before?
128 - Fairy Tale / Fearless / A foster parent #1 - ''The Baker and the King'' by Judy Cohen  SYNOPSIS - A girl discovers that the kindly stranger who took her in live under the thumb of a selfish king. She must rally them to find the courage to save themselves from his heartless rule.
128 - Fairy Tale / Fearless / A foster parent #2 - ''Truth and Fire'' by Mark Kramarzewski  SYNOPSIS - A brother and sister are abandoned in the forest by their widowed father and stepmother. Lost and alone, an old woman finds them and invites them back to her hut.
128 - Fairy Tale / Fearless / A foster parent #3 - ''The Tale of Two Kingdoms'' by Ben Coppin  SYNOPSIS - A woman uses all of her ingenuity, and a magic hat, to save her family.
128 - Fairy Tale / Fearless / A foster parent #4 - ''Homecoming'' by Christopher Margeson  SYNOPSIS - A young couple, first-time foster parents, take in a frightened boy with the power to change the world around him during moments of fear. When the boy’s father finds him at his new foster home, he – and the couple who’ve taken him in – are forced to confront and overcome their fears.
128 - Fairy Tale / Fearless / A foster parent #5 - ''Mountain or Mole Hill'' by Susan Schepens  SYNOPSIS - A brave grandmother mole faces opposition from family and a town official for her extending help to what many would consider to be a dangerous creature.
128 - Fairy Tale / Fearless / A foster parent #HM - ''The Victory of Gideon'' by Kaley Mackenzie  SYNOPSIS - Two ore goblins foster a strong-willed teenage elf who wants to become a paladin. They all learn along the way that bravery comes in many shapes and sizes.
128 - Fairy Tale / Fearless / A foster parent #HM - ''Incurable'' by Jeremy Sun  SYNOPSIS - A masked girl hurries into town to buy medicine for her guardian before sunrise.
128 - Fairy Tale / Fearless / A foster parent #HM - ''The Healer's Daughter'' by James Beardsley  SYNOPSIS - A woman living alone in the forest comes across a lost baby and raises the child as her own, until the baby’s birth mother comes to claim her.
129 - Spy / A midlife crisis / A martial artist #1 - ''The Gentlemen's Club'' by Eileen McAuley  SYNOPSIS - A new secretary at MI6 discovers a secret about a senior colleague, and must decide what to do with it.
129 - Spy / A midlife crisis / A martial artist #2 - ''Option 3.'' by J.M. McKenzie  SYNOPSIS - Leo has grown tired of killing and is increasingly haunted by the words of his Aikido teacher.

Love your enemy. Do no harm.
129 - Spy / A midlife crisis / A martial artist #3 - ''This Heart Will Explode'' by Hautus Rhinestone  SYNOPSIS - In the midst of a mid-life crisis, an unexpected surprise makes an intelligence agent reevaluate her path. Unfortunately, she’s at the whim of a mad man and is forced to make a choice that will make her question herself, her choices, and her future.
129 - Spy / A midlife crisis / A martial artist #4 - ''Deliberate Action'' by Kathleen May  SYNOPSIS - An entry-level employee, grieving the loss of her best friend, is sent cross-country to an empowerment retreat at the behest of the CEO. Cathryn goes undercover to reveal the identity of Jun Li – is she the skilled Tai Chi instructor she appears to be, or is she the disgruntled former CFO who embezzled three million dollars?
129 - Spy / A midlife crisis / A martial artist #5 - ''A Clean Break'' by Christopher Bond  SYNOPSIS - A lifelong criminal bent on revenge finds a way to start over.
129 - Spy / A midlife crisis / A martial artist #HM - ''The Unseen'' by Susan Browne  SYNOPSIS - A man has been admitted to a psychiatric ward with paranoid delusions of being hunted down by lethal spies – only these aren’t delusions.
129 - Spy / A midlife crisis / A martial artist #HM - ''Any Means Necessary'' by Tracy L Czwojdak  SYNOPSIS - A man risks more than his marriage when he has an affair with his newest seito.
129 - Spy / A midlife crisis / A martial artist #HM - ''The Year of the Rat'' by Denise Haughian  SYNOPSIS - An aging martial artist feels young again when he meets a new friend, but what is the source of that renewal?
130 - Political Satire / Street smart / A Nobel Prize winner #1 - ''Education for Everyone'' by Noah Brennan  SYNOPSIS - A brief interview with a Teacher and student of the importance of Education for everyone for the good of all Society.
130 - Political Satire / Street smart / A Nobel Prize winner #2 - ''Janus of Equality'' by Maryam Siddiqui  SYNOPSIS - The world celebrates the historical moment that a woman finally wins the Nobel Equality Prize.
130 - Political Satire / Street smart / A Nobel Prize winner #3 - ''Table One'' by Meredith MacLeod  SYNOPSIS - A teenage waiter sweats the future and a machine wins a prize.
130 - Political Satire / Street smart / A Nobel Prize winner #4 - ''The President's Visit'' by Jake Branigan  SYNOPSIS - As a result of a conversation during a surprise campaign stop at Ellis’s used tire shop, the President decides to refrain from war, and the Nobel Peace Prize committee takes notice.
130 - Political Satire / Street smart / A Nobel Prize winner #5 - ''Poor Life Choices'' by Josh Forster  SYNOPSIS - 12-year-old Jimmy Fitzgibbons makes a mockery of society with his internet trolling. It’s all fun and games until an alcohol-fueled manifesto lands him the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences – then reality sets in.
130 - Political Satire / Street smart / A Nobel Prize winner #HM - ''The Times, They Are A-Changin''' by Corrie Haldane  SYNOPSIS - Raised by an anti-vax, climate-change-denying helicopter mom, sixteen-year-old Lily is bright but lacking in street smarts. When her free-wheeling grandmother moves in, Lily’s education takes a new direction.
130 - Political Satire / Street smart / A Nobel Prize winner #HM - ''We The People'' by Rachel Anthony  SYNOPSIS - Synopsis: We live in a time dictated by reality TV and social media. What if our country’s biggest decision was also controlled by these mediums?
130 - Political Satire / Street smart / A Nobel Prize winner #HM - ''Rising Tides'' by Rachel Sawa  SYNOPSIS - Three Nobel committee members begrudgingly meet with a PR consultant. She’s there to teach them how to make the award for Physics lucrative, exciting and—dare she say it—sexy!
131 - Romance / Misleading / A bouncer #1 - ''Smoke and Mirrors'' by Ian House  SYNOPSIS - Alice has been dreaming about her perfect online romance for so long that she might not wake up to what’s right in front of her.
131 - Romance / Misleading / A bouncer #2 - ''The Dark Side Of Love'' by Izzy Seah  SYNOPSIS - Cupid has switched sides. The god of love has become the devil’s bouncer.
131 - Romance / Misleading / A bouncer #3 - ''@jamieswings'' by Nina Seale  SYNOPSIS - She’s his noisy neighbour with a constant stream of one night stands and loud orgasms through thin walls. But she seems to have gone steady… until one chance encounter changes his view of her forever.
131 - Romance / Misleading / A bouncer #4 - ''Love, or Reasonable Facsimile'' by Tatiana Karhu  SYNOPSIS - A bouncer at a company bar falls in love with a clone.
131 - Romance / Misleading / A bouncer #5 - ''Sophie's Secret'' by Stephen Dix  SYNOPSIS - A misleading romance involving a hard-nut bouncer who falls in love at first sight.
131 - Romance / Misleading / A bouncer #HM - ''The Stargazer'' by Victoria Young  SYNOPSIS - Working the door of the city’s hottest club, Riley takes more notice of the stars in the sky than the people in front of him. When a comet comes hurtling toward Earth and a particularly alluring superstar comes hurtling toward his club, Riley is surprised by what will have the biggest impact.
131 - Romance / Misleading / A bouncer #HM - ''The Ledger'' by Jan Cooper  SYNOPSIS - A mob hit, a missing accounting ledger and time running out. Can love blossom between two people who are lying about who they really are?
131 - Romance / Misleading / A bouncer #HM - ''The Pact'' by Misty Maynard  SYNOPSIS - Can a strange encounter lead to romance for Shelly.
132 - Sci-Fi / Babysitting / A paraplegic #1 - ''New'' by Rae Stringfield  SYNOPSIS - Eilo and his best friend Sevan find an injured dog in the junkyard where they scavenge for the parts to build contraptions they dream up in Sevan’s makeshift garage workshop. Tasked with babysitting his sister for the summer due to their moms’ hectic work schedules, Eilo must contend with confusing feelings about his sister’s origins while looking after both her and his new dog and continuing the search for supplies to craft his and Sevan’s latest ideas.
132 - Sci-Fi / Babysitting / A paraplegic #2 - ''Peace'' by Abigail Horowitz  SYNOPSIS - The year is 4776, and humanity has moved to other planets following The Interstellar War. A crippled veteran, consumed with loss, must attempt to move on.
132 - Sci-Fi / Babysitting / A paraplegic #3 - ''Las Niñeras'' by Diane Kallas  SYNOPSIS - In a collapsing world marked by extreme income inequality, the uber-rich intentionally deform their daughters in ways that require a lifetime of care by a peasant babysitter, one of the Las Niñeras.
132 - Sci-Fi / Babysitting / A paraplegic #4 - ''Paralyzed in Space'' by Amanda Titter  SYNOPSIS - Laikyn, a living spaceship, is paralyzed in an attack. Her rescuers charge her with taking care of a juvenile of her species.
132 - Sci-Fi / Babysitting / A paraplegic #5 - ''The Treasure Chest'' by Mary Hardisty  SYNOPSIS - Your beloved nephew is nearly six months old, and you have been left to look after him while your sister and her husband make themselves up and go out. You have also been left with The Box and a broken body filled with bitterness and jealousy; what will you do?
132 - Sci-Fi / Babysitting / A paraplegic #HM - ''Broke'' by Conn Carson  SYNOPSIS - A paraplegic man, his infant daughter with prosthetic legs, and his wife must examine the impact brokenness has on their lives.
132 - Sci-Fi / Babysitting / A paraplegic #HM - ''Green Domesticity'' by Maris Sturgeon  SYNOPSIS - A day in the life of a woman who has it all: the vaguely high-powered job, nanny, loving husband, cute kid, robot help, and a decreasing carbon footprint. Turns out the robot needs babysitting, and it all still needs managing.
132 - Sci-Fi / Babysitting / A paraplegic #HM - ''The Emperor's Daughter'' by Brennan Ronald Ball  SYNOPSIS - Captain Terrix Evergrove deals with his most challenging mission to date: The whims of Eglantine, a 7 year-old-girl, and daughter of the Emperor.
133 - Spy / A job search / A model #1 - ''The Bee Stings In The Summer But Not The Winter'' by Emily Schwartz  SYNOPSIS - A man must choose how to live freely. But at what cost?
133 - Spy / A job search / A model #2 - ''A Model Career'' by JP C  SYNOPSIS - An operative known as the Model responds to a job request from a group of resistance fighters who have been infected, like most of the world, by a disfiguring disease with no cure. However, some things are more important than money.
133 - Spy / A job search / A model #3 - ''Forgettable'' by Alexander Diep  SYNOPSIS - A  model in the midst of a career crisis gains an opportunity with the help of a patron at his day job.
133 - Spy / A job search / A model #4 - ''Solace Lost'' by Paul Ryan  SYNOPSIS - Zara Waterfall is a blind but beautiful and successful online model. Her jealous neighbour Brigid Melody becomes obsessed with her when she starts to suspect one small thing that could potentially ruin them both –that Zara can see.
133 - Spy / A job search / A model #5 - ''That Mirrored World'' by Maija Liinamaa  SYNOPSIS - A down-on-her luck model becomes drawn into a game of watched and watcher after meeting a mysterious German man.
133 - Spy / A job search / A model #HM - ''The Lethal Pensioner'' by Rosie Clemo  SYNOPSIS - When a beautiful model is betrayed by her security team, a kind old woman comes to her rescue. But the old woman has a terrible secret of her own….
133 - Spy / A job search / A model #HM - ''Memories & Echoes'' by Eleanour Garcraw  SYNOPSIS - When pieces of her life start to disappear, Issa risks everything attempting to transition away from her current employer, the shadowy organization known as S.I.R.E.N.
133 - Spy / A job search / A model #HM - ''Honeypot'' by Austin Tschudy  SYNOPSIS - A shadow organization tests a new recruit.
134 - Drama / Refusal / A jealous husband #1 - ''If death is good for me'' by Rishma Thomas  SYNOPSIS - A husband is jealous when his wife’s application is approved for medical assistance in dying, and his is refused.
134 - Drama / Refusal / A jealous husband #2 - ''An Angel Called Nemesis'' by Edward Avern  SYNOPSIS - A story about a husband who is forced to interact with his wife’s new partner in his own home.
134 - Drama / Refusal / A jealous husband #3 - ''Puff of Smoke'' by Marisa Peters  SYNOPSIS - A husband dies and (in ghost form) watches his wife move on with the man across the street. He haunts her, refusing to let her go.
134 - Drama / Refusal / A jealous husband #4 - ''Chimes'' by Peter Andrews  SYNOPSIS - A man who hopes for an apology from his wife for her many deceptions, finds peace in his message to newlyweds.
134 - Drama / Refusal / A jealous husband #5 - ''Bird’s-Eye View'' by Wayne Barr  SYNOPSIS - A husband confronts a childhood friend who interests his wife more than he does.
134 - Drama / Refusal / A jealous husband #HM - ''Beyond the Lens'' by Louise Nylander  SYNOPSIS - A reclusive private investigator must reluctantly step out from behind the cover of his camera lens and into a world of power and sin to tackle his new case. But perhaps, beneath it all, there is beauty to be found.
134 - Drama / Refusal / A jealous husband #HM - ''WATERMELON SEEDS'' by DIVYA PAPPU  SYNOPSIS - When a young boy starts distancing himself from his dad for no apparent reason, the dad pulls out all the stops to find out why and mend the frayed relationship between them.
134 - Drama / Refusal / A jealous husband #HM - ''There's nothing for your here'' by Raymond Cummings  SYNOPSIS - A remorseful father and fretful daughter return to the coastal town where their wife and mother disappeared two years before.
135 - Spy / Best friends / A pathelogical liar #1 - ''A Eulogy to Remember'' by William Dock  SYNOPSIS - A spy attends the funeral of his handler and learns more than he expected.
135 - Spy / Best friends / A pathelogical liar #2 - ''A Good Liar'' by Polly Phokeev  SYNOPSIS - Two undercover agents turn against each other in the aftermath of a job gone awry.
135 - Spy / Best friends / A pathelogical liar #3 - ''The Big Bad Liar'' by Swanwyn Atoll  SYNOPSIS - After completing another successful mission, Eloise Arnault, spy and assassin, is given a new assignment. The catch: She has to spy on (and likely kill) her best friend.
135 - Spy / Best friends / A pathelogical liar #4 - ''Duty'' by Lorin Fries  SYNOPSIS - When a secret service agent is given a new assignment, she struggles between duty and family.
135 - Spy / Best friends / A pathelogical liar #5 - ''Always More To Lose'' by Kate Somer  SYNOPSIS - Former CIA officer Mary plans to bring down the company that caused the death of her only friend. But when her plan goes wrong, she discovers that not everything is as it seems.
135 - Spy / Best friends / A pathelogical liar #HM - ''Three Courses at the Chateau Cazal'' by Usamah Memon  SYNOPSIS - Paul Bonnel, renowned former food critic turned Allied spy, has dinner with a Nazi officer at a fancy restaurant in Paris, now a popular Nazi haunt. His contact is the chef who is deep cover and can only relay information through the dishes he serves.
135 - Spy / Best friends / A pathelogical liar #HM - ''Click, click, click'' by Colin Munch  SYNOPSIS - A CIA agent and former soldier is sent to Warsaw to track down his old war buddy after the both of them were traumatized by an explosion during their service.
135 - Spy / Best friends / A pathelogical liar #HM - ''Two Doors Down'' by Brigette Furlonger  SYNOPSIS - Kirsten and Raheem reunite ten years after graduating from university, even though their life choices have ultimately put them at odds. At a romantic Bistro, Kirsten navigates the conversation which spans their past relationship, a set of lies which has kept them their lives entwined and the fact that she knows that neither of them is the person they are pretending to be.
136 - Sci-Fi / Room service / An ambassador #1 - ''Must Be Comfortable in New Situations'' by Ari Nestlebaum  SYNOPSIS - Juss Morrissey does not have a degree or a day job, but what he does have is a perky little app that connects job-hunters with temp positions that match their experience. Juss will discover that there are some odd jobs out there that no experience in the world can really prepare one for.
136 - Sci-Fi / Room service / An ambassador #2 - ''Quaint and Little'' by Michael Petitti  SYNOPSIS - A guest on assignment at a small town hotel is liberated.
136 - Sci-Fi / Room service / An ambassador #3 - ''Checking Out'' by Scott Moyes  SYNOPSIS - Prohibition has arrived in America once more, but this time it has nothing to do with alcohol.
136 - Sci-Fi / Room service / An ambassador #4 - ''A Room at the End of the World'' by Gina L. Grandi  SYNOPSIS - After negotiations fail, Selena waits for the apocalypse.
136 - Sci-Fi / Room service / An ambassador #5 - ''Moderation'' by CLARE REDDAWAY  SYNOPSIS - Carla is frustrated by the healthy choices that her own home is inflicting on her, so when she is given a flyer inviting her to a forbidden party, she takes the risky decision to go.
136 - Sci-Fi / Room service / An ambassador #HM - ''The Liaison'' by Sean Williams  SYNOPSIS - Andrew, a recently divorced nobody is living in a hotel and running out of money. He is on the brink of giving up when powerful forces step in and influence his fate.
136 - Sci-Fi / Room service / An ambassador #HM - ''Capitulation'' by D.L. Gioe  SYNOPSIS - On the brink of climatological crisis, aliens who have been to earth before return to offer the solution to our self-inflicted disaster, in exchange for humanity’s capitulation. The Ambassador the aliens choose to represent humanity in these negotiations finds the enormity of the decision beyond his capabilities or experiences, until the arrival of another alien species fighting an asymmetric war against the aliens seeking to dominate earth propels the Ambassador into action.
136 - Sci-Fi / Room service / An ambassador #HM - ''Carnivori'' by Jack Hipkins  SYNOPSIS - A newly appointed ambassador must navigate the strange customs of a semi-human alien race in his efforts to negotiate a trade deal.
137 - Action/Adventure / A world record / A captain #1 - ''True War Story'' by Elli Shellist  SYNOPSIS - A Vietnam veteran prone to hyperbole recounts his most harrowing wartime experience.
137 - Action/Adventure / A world record / A captain #2 - ''All the Way Around'' by Jamison Anthony  SYNOPSIS - Various application materials detail Captain Bertram Massey’s attempt to break the World Record for Farthest Distance Traveled in a Tornado (and Survive).
137 - Action/Adventure / A world record / A captain #3 - ''The Captain and His Crew'' by Patti O’Donnell  SYNOPSIS - After the death of a loved one, a man tries to bring meaning and adventure into his life. Aided by his daughters he discovers there is more than one definition of adventure.
137 - Action/Adventure / A world record / A captain #4 - ''To be Captain'' by Jesse Rountree  SYNOPSIS - Two soldiers battle hordes of enemies for the world record of most kills, prized by the only candy bar between them. When challenged by three horribly mean trolls, Matthew must face his fears or lose not just the world record, but what it means to be captain.
137 - Action/Adventure / A world record / A captain #5 - ''Interference'' by Cindy Kintare  SYNOPSIS - A reluctant hockey mom and her daughter must escape a dangerous situation before the young woman’s planned rise to stardom is permanently disrupted.
137 - Action/Adventure / A world record / A captain #HM - ''Solo Journey'' by Cheryl White  SYNOPSIS - The leader of an exploration crew goes off on a solo adventure, confident in her abilities and excited about the prospect of making important discoveries.
137 - Action/Adventure / A world record / A captain #HM - ''The Girl'' by Monica Shelton  SYNOPSIS - The girl must conquer her fears and remember her training if she is going to make it to safety.
137 - Action/Adventure / A world record / A captain #HM - ''The Wave'' by Travis Prewett  SYNOPSIS - In the aftermath of a world record wave, Captain Peele must battle the sea to escape his doomed vessel.
138 - Historical Fiction / Disowning / A newspaper delivery person #1 - ''A Pressing Issue'' by B S  SYNOPSIS - The forcible shutdown of a local paper challenges a young man’s moral code.
138 - Historical Fiction / Disowning / A newspaper delivery person #2 - ''On Blue Ridge Roads'' by Josh Kratovil  SYNOPSIS - Disowned by his moonshiner family, a young man becomes a Prohibition agent under an assumed name to enact his revenge.
138 - Historical Fiction / Disowning / A newspaper delivery person #3 - ''Nickels and Dimes'' by Caitlynn Hughes  SYNOPSIS - The war is over. Going back is harder than it should be.
138 - Historical Fiction / Disowning / A newspaper delivery person #4 - ''The Show Must Go On'' by Francis Chamberlain  SYNOPSIS - During the Second World War, a young woman writes a letter to her lost brother, struggling to express that, through tragedy, she has learned to disown an unwanted lifestyle for one she can be proud of.
138 - Historical Fiction / Disowning / A newspaper delivery person #5 - ''Hills and Valleys'' by Dana Starr  SYNOPSIS - Life is full of ups and downs, hills and valleys, love and loss. It isn’t always smooth sailing.
138 - Historical Fiction / Disowning / A newspaper delivery person #HM - ''Occasional Renunciation'' by Vicki Dennis  SYNOPSIS - A young boy who lost his father to the Vietnam War finds a way

to accept and love his stepfather who has also gone to war.
138 - Historical Fiction / Disowning / A newspaper delivery person #HM - ''A False Choice'' by Daniel Eavenson  SYNOPSIS - A papergirl in suburban Washington DC must make a choice between her route and her father on a day when the news splits the country.
138 - Historical Fiction / Disowning / A newspaper delivery person #HM - ''All Aboard'' by Carolyn Dekat  SYNOPSIS - A young man discovers he can transform disowning from a hurtful experience into a valuable tool.
139 - Ghost Story / Sleep deprivation / A doorman #1 - ''Cease and Desist'' by Ella Cohen  SYNOPSIS - An insomniac lawyer contends with a supernatural power insisting she reflects on her ways, in preparation for what is to come.
139 - Ghost Story / Sleep deprivation / A doorman #2 - ''The Silver Rattle'' by Sarah Christensen Fu  SYNOPSIS - A new mother struggles to get her infant daughter to sleep and befriends a building’s night doorman as she goes on long walks to sooth the baby. She learns about the building’s dark history.
139 - Ghost Story / Sleep deprivation / A doorman #3 - ''The Doorman'' by Kevin Lenihan  SYNOPSIS - Wondering through the apocalypse in a daze, a little girl follows a ghostly voice to find her imperiled mother.
139 - Ghost Story / Sleep deprivation / A doorman #4 - ''Deathly Denial'' by Erin Enley  SYNOPSIS - A ghost forces a grieving widow to confront her worst fears.
139 - Ghost Story / Sleep deprivation / A doorman #5 - ''At the Iron Gate He's Watching'' by Paige Mize  SYNOPSIS - Benjamin Kerby stands at the door of the Iron Gate Hotel. His only guests of the evening bring a bit more baggage with them than he bargained for.
139 - Ghost Story / Sleep deprivation / A doorman #HM - ''A Good Piece of Gear'' by Luke Manley  SYNOPSIS - It's possible to hear with more than just ears. When the time comes, will you have what it takes to listen?
139 - Ghost Story / Sleep deprivation / A doorman #HM - ''In the Middle of the Night'' by Rachael Warren-Allen  SYNOPSIS - When hallucinations and death claim Julia, everyone assumes it was the result of the horrible disease that plagues her family. But her husband discovers that sometimes the truth is worse than tragic.
139 - Ghost Story / Sleep deprivation / A doorman #HM - ''A Quiet Kind of Pretty'' by Amy Roon  SYNOPSIS - A young doorman’s life takes a sad turn after he meets a beautiful woman and her son at a small-town hotel.
140 - Romantic Comedy / Petrified / A stepfather #1 - ''Making Birdie'' by Larry Kay  SYNOPSIS - Jawon intends to propose to Gina, but first he must withstand the interrogation of her eight-year-old son.
140 - Romantic Comedy / Petrified / A stepfather #2 - ''Stepping Stone'' by Nik Larcombe  SYNOPSIS - Hidden away from the rest of a wedding party, Conrad reflects on the mishaps and humiliations of his stalling relationship with Sophie. If Conrad can’t uncover the cause of his cold feet, there might be trouble ahead - but at least there’s always cake.
140 - Romantic Comedy / Petrified / A stepfather #3 - ''Amaranthus caudatus:   /ˈæmərænθs (caudatus)/ 1. Flowering plant commonly known as love-lies-bleeding'' by K.S. DeVille  SYNOPSIS - A teenage girl sets up her stepfather with her high school teacher. When things go wrong, the happy couple find they both share an unexpected secret.
140 - Romantic Comedy / Petrified / A stepfather #4 - ''The Hike'' by Natasha Grech  SYNOPSIS - They weren't looking for love on the trail, but that's what they found.
140 - Romantic Comedy / Petrified / A stepfather #5 - ''Trouble in Paradise'' by Carina Martin  SYNOPSIS - Shit gets real when a romantic reality show reveals more than naked bodies.
140 - Romantic Comedy / Petrified / A stepfather #HM - ''It Started With A Dare'' by Katie Whitehead  SYNOPSIS - After a dare forces Anna to face her fears, a misunderstanding encourages her to come to terms with her feelings for a fellow classmate.
140 - Romantic Comedy / Petrified / A stepfather #HM - ''Dewie and Trollola: A Muriel Ariadne Fairytale'' by Timothy Braunstein  SYNOPSIS - Medusa turns to an old farmer for help with her love life.
140 - Romantic Comedy / Petrified / A stepfather #HM - ''Isaac's Trial'' by Wendy Davies  SYNOPSIS - To prove he’s worthy of marrying his daughter, her stepfather insists Isaac accompany him on a walk-through Petra’s Forest.
141 - Suspense / Exotic / A glutton #1 - ''Hunger'' by Michelle Lane  SYNOPSIS - Consumed by guilt for his war crimes in Vietnam, a soldier seeks atonement by volunteering to rebuild a Catholic church and orphanage, but finds a much darker secret lurking in his soul.
141 - Suspense / Exotic / A glutton #2 - ''The Eternal Needs of Men'' by Lauren Tetrick  SYNOPSIS - Upon completion of the Colosseum in 80 AD, the Roman Emperor, Titus, sponsored one hundred days of gladiator games. On the final day of The Games, Cassia finds herself at odds with gods and men, trying to survive.
141 - Suspense / Exotic / A glutton #3 - ''Penchant for Pineapple'' by Lily af Geijerstam-Lindberg  SYNOPSIS - What would one woman risk to taste the fruit that had haunted her from childhood?
141 - Suspense / Exotic / A glutton #4 - ''Siren of the Seas'' by Judy Brownsword  SYNOPSIS - A man wins a round-the-world cruise
141 - Suspense / Exotic / A glutton #5 - ''An Appetite for Pigeon's Blood'' by Elizabeth Allen  SYNOPSIS - A father and daughter experience a close shave in Burma.
141 - Suspense / Exotic / A glutton #HM - ''Consumption'' by Jae Mazer  SYNOPSIS - White men move into Western Canada, raising the suspicions of an Indigenous tribe. But a young member of the tribe in enthralled by the exotic belongings of his new visitors and suffers the consequences of his gluttony.
141 - Suspense / Exotic / A glutton #HM - ''The Department of Useless Information'' by Lilian Vercauteren  SYNOPSIS - For the first time in twenty-two years, Herbert Lansing receives something useful at the Department of Useless Information. So useful, in fact, that it kicks off a chain of events that draw Herbert deeper and deeper into peril.
141 - Suspense / Exotic / A glutton #HM - ''Exotica'' by Petra James  SYNOPSIS - Anders, a repeat junkie and sometimes addict, tries a new drug from the off-world market. He gets far more than he bargained for.
142 - Suspense / Weightless / A professional athlete #1 - ''How to Become Weightless'' by Nicole Overy  SYNOPSIS - Karen Loews moves to Graysville to run. But there is something wrong with the town, in particular the strange presence of the boy who lives on Bishop Street.
142 - Suspense / Weightless / A professional athlete #2 - ''Halfway to Rochester'' by Jacob Martin Smith  SYNOPSIS - A Young African American farm worker in 1950s Mississippi longs of becoming a professional baseball player and finds an unlikely mentor in the white owner of the plantation.
142 - Suspense / Weightless / A professional athlete #3 - ''Crest Fallen'' by Frank Kitching  SYNOPSIS - Will a teenage tragedy finish Hangtime Hendrix’s career in the middle of the MBA finals? Or will a friendly Sheriff help him out?
142 - Suspense / Weightless / A professional athlete #4 - ''The Zero-G Experience'' by Jamie Richardson  SYNOPSIS - Zero-G is an epic experience typically reserved for the adrenaline-junkie elite. For Michael, however, it’s about more than a rush; it’s the gift of feeling alive again.
142 - Suspense / Weightless / A professional athlete #5 - ''The Reward'' by Samantha Lin  SYNOPSIS - A young gymnast is called to see her coach.
142 - Suspense / Weightless / A professional athlete #HM - ''Vaulting to the Top'' by Stacey Makhanova  SYNOPSIS - Alexis Dodson, a newcomer on the Track and Field scene, starts to feel paranoid after a series of unfortunate events unfold during the season’s competitions.
142 - Suspense / Weightless / A professional athlete #HM - ''Sighting'' by Sonja Sliziak  SYNOPSIS - Musher Jacob is fighting to run a race dedicated to his late father with a storm at his back. He ends up running from more than just a storm.
142 - Suspense / Weightless / A professional athlete #HM - ''The Only Thing That Matters'' by Uriah Hubbard  SYNOPSIS - A young woman must win the biggest sporting event in the world in order to save it. If she’s not careful she may lose more than she even knows.
143 - Crime Caper / Sold-out / A juvenile delinquent #1 - ''Emerald Fever'' by Edith Slaubaugh  SYNOPSIS - Four teenagers try to steal from the rich and find there’s no honor among thieves.
143 - Crime Caper / Sold-out / A juvenile delinquent #2 - ''The Great Steak Heist'' by Debbie Friedman  SYNOPSIS - Pepper hatches an elaborate plan when another dog in her apartment building discovers his human is stuck out of town and a delivery of high-end steaks is on the way.
143 - Crime Caper / Sold-out / A juvenile delinquent #3 - ''The Prodigal Daughter'' by Ella Jacobs  SYNOPSIS - Jedidiah wears her shenanigans like a badge much to the dismay of her evangelical parents.
143 - Crime Caper / Sold-out / A juvenile delinquent #4 - ''La Nueva Libertad'' by Anna Harris  SYNOPSIS - An 8-year-old with a criminal record in an unforgiving system passage on a boat whose destination means a clean slate. But when the tickets are sold out, she decides to take drastic measures.
143 - Crime Caper / Sold-out / A juvenile delinquent #5 - ''With Neighbors Like These'' by Tamsin Marischal  SYNOPSIS - Remember those warm, feel-good holiday tales about people coming together in times of crisis to help their neighbor?  Well, this is not one of those stories.
143 - Crime Caper / Sold-out / A juvenile delinquent #HM - ''Year Of The Wood Pig'' by Amanda Fernandez  SYNOPSIS - An unusual thieving duo has one last adventure to capture Cinderella’s Castle.
143 - Crime Caper / Sold-out / A juvenile delinquent #HM - ''The Usual'' by D.M. Carter  SYNOPSIS - A high school freshman finds a way to help fund her video channel.
143 - Crime Caper / Sold-out / A juvenile delinquent #HM - ''Moneymaker'' by Josa Keyes  SYNOPSIS - In a parallel 20th century, London is scandalously divided between wealth and poverty, and dozens of babies are abandoned on the streets as their parents are too poor to feed them. Crime boss O’Hagan sees an opportunity to make money from these babies, selling some for adoption by the rich, keeping others to commit crimes while still juvenile delinquents – until one of them breaks free in protest at being sold out.
144 - Action/Adventure / A timeshare / A temporary employee #1 - ''Call When You're There'' by Katherine von Oy  SYNOPSIS - Charlie gets worried when Brad doesn’t check in from his work trip. It turns out Brad’s new job is a ploy to recruit him into a cult, and Charlie is determined to bring him home safely.
144 - Action/Adventure / A timeshare / A temporary employee #2 - ''The Gladiator'' by Nathan James  SYNOPSIS - A couple escapes to a friend’s timeshare to rekindle their marriage, but the neighbors have other plans.
144 - Action/Adventure / A timeshare / A temporary employee #3 - ''Death Cabin'' by Chris Wantz  SYNOPSIS - A private investigator agrees to a temporary job only to stumble onto a murder scene in progress.
144 - Action/Adventure / A timeshare / A temporary employee #4 - ''Time Is Not On Our Side'' by Kate West  SYNOPSIS - Mason is very good at one thing.

Can there be a life in time for him outside of that one thing?
144 - Action/Adventure / A timeshare / A temporary employee #5 - ''Tiger Time'' by Robert Power  SYNOPSIS - A young woman takes a casual job in a lodge in a national park in India in the hope of   photographing tigers. Danger abounds as man and beast battle to share precious time and space.
144 - Action/Adventure / A timeshare / A temporary employee #HM - ''Collateral Damage'' by Ellen Wrin-Herron  SYNOPSIS - There’s a big difference between being saved and being safe. When Lilith’s daughter dies during a superhero rescue, Lilith decides to strike back the only way she can.
144 - Action/Adventure / A timeshare / A temporary employee #HM - ''Breaking the Silence'' by Emeric Ghou  SYNOPSIS - Ex-hitman Rose Lynna left her gruesome job behind years ago, but life-changing news forces her to take on one last contract, one last time.
144 - Action/Adventure / A timeshare / A temporary employee #HM - ''Adventure Travel Timeshares'' by Martina Dalton  SYNOPSIS - Andromeda, also known as Ms. Johnson, attends a timeshare seminar hoping to retrieve an ancient Buddhist relic from a thieving entrepreneur.
145 - Action/Adventure / Fight-or-flight response / A person with a glass eye #1 - ''A Great Right, A Little Wrong'' by Mandy Coriston  SYNOPSIS - A movie stuntwoman agrees to accompany her Shakespeare-loving father on a ‘business trip’ to Europe.
145 - Action/Adventure / Fight-or-flight response / A person with a glass eye #2 - ''Lost and Forgotten'' by Rebecca Bannister  SYNOPSIS - Adventurers, hoping to save the world, seek to find the Ibana Emerald but first, they must face the fearsome beast guarding the entrance.
145 - Action/Adventure / Fight-or-flight response / A person with a glass eye #3 - ''Defining Moments'' by Gail A. Webber  SYNOPSIS - After human traffickers kidnap ten children during a flood, contractor Roxy leads a team trying to find and rescue them. But at what cost?
145 - Action/Adventure / Fight-or-flight response / A person with a glass eye #4 - ''Follow the Rules'' by Nancy Roe  SYNOPSIS - A serial killer chooses Chloe, a woman with a glass eye, to compete in his game of terror.
145 - Action/Adventure / Fight-or-flight response / A person with a glass eye #5 - ''Pay the Devil His Due'' by A. J. Gemick  SYNOPSIS - Two agents board an airship for a straightforward undercover mission,

but success may hinge on being able to outrun the past.
145 - Action/Adventure / Fight-or-flight response / A person with a glass eye #HM - ''Forecasts'' by Rita Olson  SYNOPSIS - A private intelligence firm attempts to make up for previous losses with a system intended to collect bioinformatics on new employees before disaster strikes.
145 - Action/Adventure / Fight-or-flight response / A person with a glass eye #HM - ''Judge & Jury'' by Jessica Strull  SYNOPSIS - A woman struggles with confronting her past.

*Trigger Warning: Domestic Violence
145 - Action/Adventure / Fight-or-flight response / A person with a glass eye #HM - ''Sadness at the Center'' by Phoebe Brueckner  SYNOPSIS - Two sisters who live their lives very differently set off on different paths after a devastating loss.
146 - Drama / Expunge / A cake decorator #1 - ''Café Gallert'' by Martin Leigh  SYNOPSIS - Where everybody knows your name, and that’s the icing on the cake.
146 - Drama / Expunge / A cake decorator #2 - ''The Sleeping Stranger'' by Kathleen Smith  SYNOPSIS - A truth from her past rocks Amelia’s world as she is reunited with a sleeping stranger. Will the truth be enough to set her free or will she remain trapped by her memories?
146 - Drama / Expunge / A cake decorator #3 - ''On Concurrent Cake Decoration for Divorce Ceremonies'' by Lachlan Marnoch  SYNOPSIS - In Haber, cake decoration takes place during the ceremony, artistically incorporating events and symbols important to the couple. Lesha is the cake artist at a divorce ceremony where a clash of cultures results in disaster.
146 - Drama / Expunge / A cake decorator #4 - ''The Baker's Exorcism'' by Claire Geller  SYNOPSIS - A meticulous baker creates a wedding cake for his fiancé but in the process confronts a harsh truth. He destroys the cake, and with it, all traces of his fiancé.
146 - Drama / Expunge / A cake decorator #5 - ''Tomorrow, I Will Be a Better Mother'' by Amy Cook  SYNOPSIS - A recovering alcoholic trying to erase her past finally reveals the truth to her sponsor who encourages her to make amends.
146 - Drama / Expunge / A cake decorator #HM - ''Piloncillo'' by Jeanne Woods  SYNOPSIS - Immigration laws, and a mother's choice
146 - Drama / Expunge / A cake decorator #HM - ''Beautiful Little Cakes'' by Salvatore P  SYNOPSIS - An act of vandalism sends Marietta Lawson’s world crashing down. She finds out her reputation has been marred and sets about clearing her name.
146 - Drama / Expunge / A cake decorator #HM - ''The Last Chance'' by Sherry Gross  SYNOPSIS - After a woman receives a death prognosis, she sets out to achieve the one thing that has eluded her--winning the blue ribbon at the county fair's decorating contest.
147 - Drama / A bachelorette party / A smoker #1 - ''Shoreditch Diamonds'' by Wilf H  SYNOPSIS - Shoreditch is the rough and ready party district that lurks beneath London's mournful drizzle. Smashed bottles, cocaine, and pungent cannabis is rife, and it's among this bacchanalian carnage that Jen's life forever takes on a sharper edge.
147 - Drama / A bachelorette party / A smoker #2 - ''Fumigation'' by Amelia Gledhill  SYNOPSIS - Observing a bachelorette party across the street, a woman finds herself reminiscing about her own marriage and its future.
147 - Drama / A bachelorette party / A smoker #3 - ''A Toast to Old Times'' by Amanda Duncil  SYNOPSIS - Maya attends the bachelorette party of her old college roommate, only to find that her friends have outgrown her. She soon finds her old habits might prove more destructive than previously realized.
147 - Drama / A bachelorette party / A smoker #4 - ''Searching for Signs of Spring'' by Wael Abdelgawad  SYNOPSIS - After three years in prison, all Randa wants to do is live her life. When she’s invited to a bachelorette party, a sudden act of violence reveals just how far she has grown apart from everyone she once knew.
147 - Drama / A bachelorette party / A smoker #5 - ''Newports'' by Rasheem Johnson  SYNOPSIS - After learning that his life will be changed for the worst, a man is determined to have a good time by any means necessary.
147 - Drama / A bachelorette party / A smoker #HM - ''Savoir Faire'' by Kristina Schwartz  SYNOPSIS - A bachelorette party reveals a fracture in a friendship between the bride and her maid of honor. They explore the challenge of navigating friendships through differing paces of personal growth.
147 - Drama / A bachelorette party / A smoker #HM - ''Betrayal'' by J.J. Tan  SYNOPSIS - On the night of her best friend’s bachelorette party, one phone call could change Ariadne’s life forever.
147 - Drama / A bachelorette party / A smoker #HM - ''Iced Niceties'' by Jon Hakes  SYNOPSIS - Surviving the maid of honor may be the ultimate accomplishment for the attendees of Jemm’s bachelorette party.
148 - Horror / Bodybuilding / A house sitter #1 - ''I'm Not Scared'' by Jenna Weldon  SYNOPSIS - A fiery past, a virus outbreak, and blood-thirsty monsters. Nothing scares Amelia as long as she has her dead brother’s favorite action figure by her side.
148 - Horror / Bodybuilding / A house sitter #2 - ''On the Hook'' by Julie Oliverio  SYNOPSIS - A young homeowner frets when a tenant’s house sitter disregards house rules.
148 - Horror / Bodybuilding / A house sitter #3 - ''A Portrait of Kirt'' by Allison Aylward  SYNOPSIS - An impressionable body-builder house sits for Kirt, a mentor, and the transformative power of Instagram is on full display.
148 - Horror / Bodybuilding / A house sitter #4 - ''Honeygold Lane'' by Mike Daly  SYNOPSIS - When a young woman answers an ad for a rural house-sitting job, she believes she’s found an idyllic respite from life.  What she discovers is indeed near-perfect, but not for her.
148 - Horror / Bodybuilding / A house sitter #5 - ''Hello Boys'' by Kirstie Mattheis  SYNOPSIS - When Susy’s dad volunteers her to house-sit for some of his famous gym patrons, she gets more than just a sweet gig, she gets to meet their biggest fan.
148 - Horror / Bodybuilding / A house sitter #HM - ''Body Building the Easy Way'' by Ashley McKnight  SYNOPSIS - A house sitter finds out what body building really means and shares her story.
148 - Horror / Bodybuilding / A house sitter #HM - ''Deadlift'' by Elizabeth Pudder  SYNOPSIS - May is determined to make a new life for herself and she finds the strength to leave her narcissistic ex only to trade one nightmare for another. In a stranger’s house, she fights a demon and finds a strength she never knew she had.
148 - Horror / Bodybuilding / A house sitter #HM - ''Power Drive'' by Carmen Beaudry  SYNOPSIS - While housesitting for a famous bodybuilder, Charlotte discovers the true source of his power.
149 - Historical Fiction / A bet / A marathoner #1 - ''Almost Bell'' by Birgitte Necessary  SYNOPSIS - When a dance marathoner discovers she’s being used in an illegal wager, she turns the tables on the bookie. Or does she?
149 - Historical Fiction / A bet / A marathoner #2 - ''The Last Wager'' by Christine Allegoet  SYNOPSIS - Patrick Kelly is a gambling man, spiraling out of control. When he risks it all, he may be on the verge losing the only thing he ever cherished.
149 - Historical Fiction / A bet / A marathoner #3 - ''Million Minute Mile'' by Christine Powers  SYNOPSIS - Kanakuri Shizo set a record for the marathon.
149 - Historical Fiction / A bet / A marathoner #4 - ''Running for Lives'' by Reija Sillanpaa  SYNOPSIS - An Olympic marathon runner receives a bet he cannot refuse.
149 - Historical Fiction / A bet / A marathoner #5 - ''Into the Night'' by Anna Dever  SYNOPSIS - It is September 1900 and Rose and her husband make a bet, in an agreement that will change everything, forever.
149 - Historical Fiction / A bet / A marathoner #HM - ''Runaway'' by TIFFANY SMALLS  SYNOPSIS - After getting in contact with a conductor on the Underground Railroad, a young slave risks it all to get his family to freedom.
149 - Historical Fiction / A bet / A marathoner #HM - ''The Long Game'' by Stuart Salmon  SYNOPSIS - An ex-Olympian wins an old bet on the eve of his demise. A friendship forged in the stadium of hatred proves the irrepressible power of love and human kindness.
149 - Historical Fiction / A bet / A marathoner #HM - ''This is Me'' by Lisa Longano  SYNOPSIS - A factory worker in 1960 Czechoslovakia runs distances and dreams of a better life beyond the industrialized communist state.
150 - Thriller / Lipreading / A grandfather #1 - ''Winter's Bargain'' by Brenda Lowder  SYNOPSIS - When Granddad starts talking to the voices he hears, Annabelle and her family must deal with the cause…and the consequences.
150 - Thriller / Lipreading / A grandfather #2 - ''Appalachian Mountain Girl'' by Tammy Bird  SYNOPSIS - This is a thriller set in the Appalachian Mountains. What transpires is a 24-hour period in the life of one fourteen-year-old girl.
150 - Thriller / Lipreading / A grandfather #3 - ''Mission Silent Blood'' by Peri Dwyer Worrell  SYNOPSIS - A disabled special-forces veteran tracks his hemorrhaging pregnant daughter. Her abusive boyfriend must be the one who kidnapped her from the hospital—but can he rescue her in time?
150 - Thriller / Lipreading / A grandfather #4 - ''Bad Vibrations'' by Jonathan Adams  SYNOPSIS - Mr. Jones and his deaf grandson must fend off the real-life terror of millennial gentrification.
150 - Thriller / Lipreading / A grandfather #5 - ''BIRDS OF AMERICA'' by Connor Thompson  SYNOPSIS - After an elderly neighbour brings him word of a heartbreaking betrayal, a man at the end of his rope makes a tragic decision.
150 - Thriller / Lipreading / A grandfather #HM - ''Exiles'' by Heidi Noroozy  SYNOPSIS - In 1930s Moscow, a Comintern operative comes under suspicion when a comrade falls victim to Stalin’s Great Purge.
150 - Thriller / Lipreading / A grandfather #HM - ''Read My Lips'' by Kristin Spaulding  SYNOPSIS - After a forced early retirement from the police force, Stan finds himself in the middle of solving a kidnapping case with his hearing impaired grandson in tow.
150 - Thriller / Lipreading / A grandfather #HM - ''Of Silence and War'' by Mimi Muench  SYNOPSIS - A grandfather reminisces of his days at war, and the memory of losing his best friend.
151 - Ghost Story / A wedding / A senior citizen #1 - ''One Minute More Beneath the Midnight Sky'' by Topher Daniel  SYNOPSIS - An unexpected visitor reveals the strange past — and the even stranger present — of a young man's new home.
151 - Ghost Story / A wedding / A senior citizen #2 - ''Fall to Pieces'' by Shaunda Cunningham  SYNOPSIS - An old woman prepares her barn for her granddaughter’s wedding and finds herself haunted by the ghost of the lover she let get away.
151 - Ghost Story / A wedding / A senior citizen #3 - ''Until Death Do Us Part'' by Griffin Cummings  SYNOPSIS - A senior citizen with dementia is visited by the ghost of his wife to recall their wedding one last time.
151 - Ghost Story / A wedding / A senior citizen #4 - ''Invisible Legacy'' by Monica Williams  SYNOPSIS - A search for the perfect wedding dress leads to a ghost, uncovered family secrets and a unique wedding day.
151 - Ghost Story / A wedding / A senior citizen #5 - ''Meant To Be'' by J.A. Ciesla  SYNOPSIS - A woman getting ready for her wedding thinks back on a disturbing story her grandmother once told her. Unfortunately for her, it might have been much more than a story.
151 - Ghost Story / A wedding / A senior citizen #HM - ''A Love So Quaint'' by Angela Hilario  SYNOPSIS - On the eve of his wedding, writer Adam Barber is met with a haunting encounter at a hotel and an eerie warning from an old man.
151 - Ghost Story / A wedding / A senior citizen #HM - ''Melancholy and Thaumaturgy'' by Patrick Roddy  SYNOPSIS - A widow returns to the antebellum mansion her wedding was held at. There she comes to terms with her new situation
151 - Ghost Story / A wedding / A senior citizen #HM - ''Beast of Eden'' by Daniel Malossi  SYNOPSIS - A boring encounter at the misfit table of yet another wedding grows chilling with the appearance of a famously deceased guest.
152 - Political Satire / Censorship / A limousine driver #1 - ''Tiny Earthquakes'' by Dakota James  SYNOPSIS - A limo driver tries to navigate work and life as his city is slowly ravaged by earthquakes.
152 - Political Satire / Censorship / A limousine driver #2 - ''Happily Ever After'' by Sheryl Goodspeed  SYNOPSIS - The truth will set you free. If it's true.
152 - Political Satire / Censorship / A limousine driver #3 - ''Back-up Plan'' by Kendra Bott  SYNOPSIS - Lizzy finds herself in a predicament.  There's a fix, but she is unsure
152 - Political Satire / Censorship / A limousine driver #4 - ''A Perfect Circle'' by Ben de Berg  SYNOPSIS - A limousine driver discloses the secrets of the most powerful politician in his city, and is subjected to a new, blacklisted punishment.
152 - Political Satire / Censorship / A limousine driver #5 - ''The Exceptional Mister Okay'' by Lindsey Yoo  SYNOPSIS - A government-sponsored movie star and her personal chauffeur work together to create a more blissfully ignorant future.
152 - Political Satire / Censorship / A limousine driver #HM - ''Don't You Worry, Friend'' by Steve Merry  SYNOPSIS - A humble limousine driver meets a man who helps him to learn what’s real and what’s not.
152 - Political Satire / Censorship / A limousine driver #HM - ''9 Lies'' by Patti Aldredge  SYNOPSIS - Characters from CATS, the movie, deal with bad reviews.
152 - Political Satire / Censorship / A limousine driver #HM - ''A Clown in Charge'' by Troy Foster  SYNOPSIS - You’re a mistreated limo driver taking a clown and his entourage to an important circus meeting. But by the end of the show, you’ll be the clown in charge.
153 - Suspense / Blackmail / A social worker #1 - ''The Pawn'' by S.D. Bullard  SYNOPSIS - The 11-year-old adopted daughter of a Congressman has been kidnapped weeks before the next election. But, as Juniper is about to find out, things aren’t exactly what they seem.
153 - Suspense / Blackmail / A social worker #2 - ''A Mother's Love'' by Troy Ollis  SYNOPSIS - Sarah Sinclair must involuntary pretend to be a stranger’s mother, to save the life of her own son.
153 - Suspense / Blackmail / A social worker #3 - ''Be Anything Here'' by Jamie Finn  SYNOPSIS - The CEO of a biotech start-up finds herself struggling with new motherhood when a betrayal forces her into an impossible choice.
153 - Suspense / Blackmail / A social worker #4 - ''Miss Webster is Coming to Visit'' by Maxine Taylor  SYNOPSIS - To keep my secret safe, I’ll do whatever they tell me to do. Does that make me crazy?
153 - Suspense / Blackmail / A social worker #5 - ''The Adoption'' by Johanna Hariharan  SYNOPSIS - A politician running for U.S. president in the 2016 election seeks the help of a young, ambitious social worker to conduct a closed adoption on behalf of a family member, but it becomes apparent that the adoption isn’t all it seems to be.
153 - Suspense / Blackmail / A social worker #HM - ''The Evolution of Parenting'' by Nikki Herta  SYNOPSIS - A social worker notices strange behavior among a highly intelligent child at her local elementary school and attempts to blackmail his parents after discovering their awful secret.
153 - Suspense / Blackmail / A social worker #HM - ''Mesmerism'' by Gerald Polanco  SYNOPSIS - The story is about a social worker removing a child from a foster home. In the process he uncovers various internalized traumas.
153 - Suspense / Blackmail / A social worker #HM - ''Tommy'' by Chrys Hearth  SYNOPSIS - A search for answers in a boy’s disappearance leads one woman to the tony part of town, and into trouble.
154 - Thriller / Weight gain / A school counselor #1 - ''Maureen'' by Lizzie Mary Cullen  SYNOPSIS - A disenchanted school counselor doles out grim revenge.
154 - Thriller / Weight gain / A school counselor #2 - ''The School of GRACE'' by Audrey Martin  SYNOPSIS - A jaded prep school Counselor’s chance encounter with a child on the run makes her second guess an institution-fed addiction.
154 - Thriller / Weight gain / A school counselor #3 - ''Orange Fanta'' by Penni Jones  SYNOPSIS - Chloe desperately needs to gain weight. Unfortunately for the sexual predator operating at her high school, revenge is the only way to regain her appetite.
154 - Thriller / Weight gain / A school counselor #4 - ''Cold Confusion'' by sandra kenyon  SYNOPSIS - When a woman awakens in a changed world, can she do what it takes to keep herself whole?
154 - Thriller / Weight gain / A school counselor #5 - ''Feeding on Fear'' by Crayton Caswell  SYNOPSIS - For guidance counselor Greg, helping his students brings enemies as well as friends, and a few unhappy students have a nasty surprise waiting after school, extravagantly planned and dangerous. Greg runs, but the students are ready and when options run out, a friend has to take action to help the counselor who helped him.
154 - Thriller / Weight gain / A school counselor #HM - ''For the Students'' by Jill Grygas  SYNOPSIS - A school counselor would do anything to protect the students she is responsible for.
154 - Thriller / Weight gain / A school counselor #HM - ''The Reckoning'' by Conner Dudrey  SYNOPSIS - Nick is worried about getting in the proper weight class before the upcoming wrestling competition. But when he takes a shortcut to get to class, he quickly discovers he has bigger things to worry about.
154 - Thriller / Weight gain / A school counselor #HM - ''In and Out'' by Sara Lipowitz  SYNOPSIS - Can a retired police captain make peace with her past?
155 - Thriller / A bank account / A legal guardian #1 - ''My darling boy'' by T. H. Watts  SYNOPSIS - A conniving son has designs on his elderly mother’s fortune, but she proves a formidable opponent.
155 - Thriller / A bank account / A legal guardian #2 - ''Caught Between'' by Darcie T. Kelly  SYNOPSIS - Picture perfect families are rarely as golden as they appear.
155 - Thriller / A bank account / A legal guardian #3 - ''Cleansing'' by Sharmaine Fisher  SYNOPSIS - In this psychological thriller, 17-year-old Zula struggles with mental health as she tries to be financially independent from her abusive aunt.
155 - Thriller / A bank account / A legal guardian #4 - ''Fund Transfer'' by Erin Lehman  SYNOPSIS - Nadia Bennett has raised her niece Anna as her own since her brother’s death, supporting her through her position as branch president of First National Bank. But when Anna’s life is threatened, Nadia finds herself with only eight hours to try and embezzle five million dollars from her bank.
155 - Thriller / A bank account / A legal guardian #5 - ''The Glass Shard'' by Shazza Thatcher  SYNOPSIS - A young girl who lives with her adoptive mother finds out about her past, which has been kept secret from her.  She decides to take matters into her own hands.
155 - Thriller / A bank account / A legal guardian #HM - ''Her Sister's Son'' by Beth Burnett  SYNOPSIS - Jackie, a recovering drug addict, receives a phone call from her estranged sister’s lawyer. Her sister is dead and has left Jackie millions of dollars and custody of a child—a child with a bounty on his head.
155 - Thriller / A bank account / A legal guardian #HM - ''The Picasso'' by Estrela Castro  SYNOPSIS - A wife is abducted, and her husband is confronted with a number of questions and discoveries about the family’s identity as he endeavours to save her.
155 - Thriller / A bank account / A legal guardian #HM - ''More Blessed To Give'' by Chris Knopf  SYNOPSIS - The legal guardian of a man in line to receive a massive inheritance has choices to make.
156 - Horror / Kleptomania / A stagehand #1 - ''Mana Island'' by Luke Ball  SYNOPSIS - Spider, a desperate stagehand looking for work, is invited to help film a spearfishing documentary that ends horribly.
156 - Horror / Kleptomania / A stagehand #2 - ''If Thy Hand Offends Thee'' by Lisa Norris  SYNOPSIS - A kleptomaniac stagehand steals a boxcutter and returns with it to the theatre. Haunted by demons of shame, he uses it to cut off his hand and take his life.
156 - Horror / Kleptomania / A stagehand #3 - ''Possession'' by Alex Pratt  SYNOPSIS - Kelly’s kleptomania turns into something a whole lot worse when she’s possessed by a demon.
156 - Horror / Kleptomania / A stagehand #4 - ''Not From the Same Mold'' by Shannon Brady  SYNOPSIS - A supernatural being cannot resist his compulsion to steal humans’ most valuable parts, and lurks around theaters in order to find the most interesting targets.
156 - Horror / Kleptomania / A stagehand #5 - ''A Fair Exchange'' by Robert MacRae  SYNOPSIS - After the final curtain call of a cursed play, a pessimistic stagehand faces supernatural consequences for his actions.
156 - Horror / Kleptomania / A stagehand #HM - ''The Other Thief'' by Sarah Dixon  SYNOPSIS - They say you should set a thief to catch a thief, but when Pete goes looking for the other thief of the Rochester Theatre he finds the unexpected.
156 - Horror / Kleptomania / A stagehand #HM - ''Jarhead'' by Ian Phillips  SYNOPSIS - This story is actually an excerpt from the upcoming book by Valencia Lemon.  The setting is a small town called Bellevenue.
156 - Horror / Kleptomania / A stagehand #HM - ''Idle Hands'' by Jesse Chen  SYNOPSIS - A Broadway actress falls in love with her stagehand, a kleptomaniac with a talent for misdirection. Even on the shining stage, appearances can be deceiving; secrets fester in chambers far beneath the crimson curtains, until one day the stagehand’s boss goes missing.
157 - Horror / A beauty pageant / A musician #1 - ''Ride or Die Girls'' by Lara Love Hardin  SYNOPSIS - Five friends discover the one thing that’s more powerful than a psychopath.
157 - Horror / A beauty pageant / A musician #2 - ''Skin Deep'' by Emmanuelle Pratt  SYNOPSIS - A beauty pageant contestant reflects on her experiences past and present as she prepares herself for her 12th competition - a pageant where not everything is as it seems.
157 - Horror / A beauty pageant / A musician #3 - ''The Pied Piper of Hamelin'' by John Lombard  SYNOPSIS - A determined researcher’s investigation of the origins of the Pied Piper fable has rather unexpected and horrifying results.
157 - Horror / A beauty pageant / A musician #4 - ''Henrietta'' by Shannon Ballantyne  SYNOPSIS - When the musician for a local beauty pageant feels abandoned by his winning queen, he knows no bounds when it comes to getting his revenge.
157 - Horror / A beauty pageant / A musician #5 - ''The Last Rose of Summer'' by Paul O Dwyer  SYNOPSIS - A musician's sister gets Runner Up in a beauty pageant and unwittingly sets in motion a series of gruesome murders.
157 - Horror / A beauty pageant / A musician #HM - ''The Devil's Cut'' by Matt Springer  SYNOPSIS - A demon visits a beauty pageant to collect his master’s share.
157 - Horror / A beauty pageant / A musician #HM - ''The Fire Spirit'' by Kerry Lyons  SYNOPSIS - When a bushfire threatens Lily Pentridge’s home on Christmas Day, her family seeks shelter at her uncle’s farm. She and her sisters soon learn, however, that there are some dangers that cannot be outrun.
157 - Horror / A beauty pageant / A musician #HM - ''Eye of the Beholder'' by Alison Post  SYNOPSIS - Beauty, Luck, Fame, and Fortune: there's snake oil for that.
158 - Historical Fiction / A retreat / A swimmer #1 - ''They Were Cheering'' by Paton Ashbrook  SYNOPSIS - In 1968 a man tries to come up for air.
158 - Historical Fiction / A retreat / A swimmer #2 - ''The Secret Goddess'' by Ronja Moss  SYNOPSIS - The Goddess of The Sea, Amphitrite, has her virginity taken by The God Poseidon who violently rapes her. In her consent being robbed from her, Amphitrite looses her identity and she retreats in Atlantis for thousands of years, until a Hellenic carver named Alexandros carves a safe vessel of marble for Amphitrite to rediscover herself in full.
158 - Historical Fiction / A retreat / A swimmer #3 - ''Midnight at the Bellagio'' by C.P.A. Harvey  SYNOPSIS - In 1963, two government agents – one French, one American – carry out an investigation of Lake Como in advance of President Kennedy’s visit to the Bellagio Hotel.
158 - Historical Fiction / A retreat / A swimmer #4 - ''Forget Me'' by Blue Green  SYNOPSIS - Ida Bergmann, vaudeville water ballet star and high-diving extraordinaire, vacations in Scotland to bide her time until the scandal dies down. But can Ida trust her eyes when she seems something strange in the inky water?
158 - Historical Fiction / A retreat / A swimmer #5 - ''The First Witch'' by Michael Danyluk  SYNOPSIS - The trials and tests to uncover the witches of Salem ultimately prove true
158 - Historical Fiction / A retreat / A swimmer #HM - ''Just Call Me Virginia'' by Jayne Hunter  SYNOPSIS - A young maid to a rich woman seizes her chance to see how the other half lives, at least for an evening.
158 - Historical Fiction / A retreat / A swimmer #HM - ''A Silent Retreat'' by Suzanne Richardson  SYNOPSIS - After discovering his horrible secret, Roger's father sends him away on a silent retreat to repent and come back to God.
158 - Historical Fiction / A retreat / A swimmer #HM - ''The Pursuit of Passion'' by Ella Lukowiak  SYNOPSIS - A 20 year old boy has worked his entire life to swim in the 1980 Summer Olympics. While on a retreat with the Olympic team, it is announced that the United States will be boycotting the Moscow Olympics that year.

 

 



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