Black Light

by Martha J. Allard


Los Angeles, 1983.

Trace Dellon knows exactly what he wants: the white heat of the spotlight. When his band Black Light is offered a record deal, Trace grabs for it. He will do anything to make it.

Bass player Asia Heyes knows what he wants, too. It's not fame or the adoration of groupies. It's Trace. It's always been Trace. Though it's been unspoken between them, Trace's other lovers -- his audience -- push Asia aside.

With the record contract, Albrecht Christian comes into their lives. He has everything but what he needs to live: the energy that runs just under Trace's skin.

When everything crashes with a bullet, they all learn the truth. Rock and roll, like magic, requires both love and sacrifice.

Published May 27, 2016.
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-9636794-4-4
e-Book ISBN: 978-0-9636794-5-1



Martha J. Allard is a writer of contemporary and dark fantasy. Her short fiction has appeared in magazines like "Talebones" and "Not One of Us." Her story "Dust" won an honorable mention in "The Year's Best Science Fiction," 19th edition, edited by Gardner Dozois. Her story "Phase" was nominated for a British Science Fiction Award. They are both collected in the chapbook "Dust and Other Stories." You can find her on her blog at marthajallard.blogspot.com.

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