A thriller set in a Swedish village. Lisa comes back from London to sell a house left to her by her father. He mysteriously disappeared in the forest in the winter and is presumed dead in an accident. Lisa suspects there is more to the story as her father was disliked in the village. The old hunting lodge by the lake hides a secret. When Lisa starts her search for the truth painful facts about her father, herself and the village will be revealed.
An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel world that's just like the 30's with seemingly real people with real emotions.
A giant metal machine falls to Earth and frightens the residents of a small town in Maine in 1958, until it befriends a nine-year-old boy named Hogarth and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.