A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction

A Series by Saul Tanpepper

Shorting the Undead and Other Horrors: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction
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Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,250. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Eight terrifying tales of the Undead and Unliving. Includes: OCCUPIED (zombie horror), MR. NOVEMBER (haunted house, haunting), THE HEADHUNTER (zombie redemption), THE OBJECT OF HER OBSESSION (psychological horror, paranormal), NOCTURNE (pyschological horror), OUTSOURCED (zombie dark satire), OPEN WIDE (psychological horror), GOLGOTHA (zombie horror, science fiction). Also available in paperback.
The Headhunter
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Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A year has passed since the Zombie Uprising and Headhunter Bill Hawkins can’t rest, not until he finds the one responsible for his wife's murder and fulfills her last request to take its head. But after joining a preacher-turned-hunter convinced the Uprising was God’s Rapture, Bill suffers a crisis of faith. Will he be able to act when he finally finds the young, female monster responsible?
Mr. November
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Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Hoping to finally reconcile the memory of his brother’s horrific death, a man returns to his childhood hometown and the house that has haunted him since that long-ago Halloween night. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Mr. November is at once a ghost story, a coming-of-age tale, and a tribute to a favorite American pasttime.
The Object of her Obsession
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Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Can love transcend death? For three summers, seventeen-year-old Emma Harris has been secretly watching Jesse, the boy her uncle hires to fix their fences. Now, three years after her father's death, she is ready to make him hers, no matter what it takes. A short story from the collection: Shorting the Undead and Other Horrors.
Nocturne
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Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Birth should be a time of celebration, but after the birth of his son, a man can think of nothing but death. A terrifying tale of dark obsessions. "He cheated Death like a man cheats at poker, by knowing he'll one day be caught; a man who plays at the game long enough and cheats often enough knows it's inevitable. Sooner or later, it comes. He didn't fear Death, just the waiting."
Outsourced
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Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Undead return in this short dark satire that ties together global warming, unemployment and zombies. *** After an historic confluence of political, social, economic and climatic events lowers employment while raising the dead, a man in a soup line considers making the ultimate sacrifice...for a job.
Open Wide
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Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Already down on his luck, things take a bizarre turn for Kurt when he runs into his old high school buddy-turned-bitter enemy at a soup kitchen years later. Dean has married Kurt's old flame. But hard feelings are swept aside when Dean offers a helping hand, one that will reignite old passions, right ancient wrongs, and give new meaning to the adage: an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.
Golgotha
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Series: S.W. Tanpepper's GAMELAND ยท A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
A geneticist creates an experimental antidote against a synthetic military virus for reanimating the dead. Hoping to avert a global human disaster, he tests it on himself, first administering the zombie virus and allowing the infection to run its course. A series of dramatic voice recordings leaves witnesses little doubt of the experiment's spectacular—and horrific—outcome. (Prequel to GAMELAND)