Hitchhiker When a serial killer hitches a ride one sunny day in a beautiful California valley, he does not suspect that he may have met his match, who is dead set to take another life. The battle of wits begins and only the most devious mind will survive. --- Find Hitchhiker and other suspense novelettes in this collection. *** Sixtus After becoming friends with a mysterious entity named Jeremy, Zack, a skinny fifteen-year-old nerd suffering from polydactyly, acquires a taste for killing. *** Intoxication Leslie has a suspicion: someone at work is trying to poison her. Can she prove it? No, and she doesn't care that she can't as she takes the law into her hands. *** Dark Luck After winning a four-hundred-million dollar jackpot with the numbers he received from the future, Ted Duplass is as happy as can be. The fun stops when Ted learns that he's going to be murdered by the end of the year. Fortunately, he knows the name of the killer. *** The Dreamer A psychiatrist discovers that a man claiming that the world is just a dream could be right. *** Scorned An eighteen-year-old girl exacts vengeance on her cheating boyfriend with the help of a mysterious woman. *** Deception When a dead body is found in a multimillionaire's son's house, it is up to Detective Miranda Murphy to find the killer and figure out the motive behind this heinous crime.