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Cold Stairs
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Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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Winner of an Honorable Mention Virginia Tech Literary Award, this story takes place in Eastern Kentucky and is based on what might have been a true ghost story. I consider this to be my best finished piece, and I look forward to your feedback. Enjoy!
The Familiar Man: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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A two part short that explains the real reason for a man's disappearance. Discover the unlikely connection between him and Alice. This short is to test people's interest in a possible follow-up novel.
The Sensitive
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Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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The derelict house holds a secret that has been waiting countless years to be discovered, and one unsuspecting boy holds the key which will unleash the fear.
The Watch
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Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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After her mother's suicide in 1870, Marie Lancater is sent to live with her aunt and uncle on their Rhode Island estate. Even in mourning she must always remain calm and well-mannered, as her future and marriage prospects would fall to pieces if society believed she was prone to madness like her mother. And she manages well enough – until the strange man begins appearing beneath her window.
Bright, Still
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Price: Free! Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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Four old-fashioned ghost stories, by the author of Xanadu and People Like Us. From Edwardian England to modern Hong Kong, encountering succubi, noppera-bo and (possibly) the Antichrist along the way...
The Ghost Who Tried to Love Me
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Price: Free! Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Ghost month means that the "good brothers" are out and ghosts can pop up anywhere. At least that's what the superstitious people of Taiwan think, and Hank is sure that they are full of hot air. Who believes in ghosts anyways? This is the first story in the Zodiac Schmodiac story cycle, an insight into the Chinese mind and a funny, Chinesey story that will scare and thrill you.
Dating with the Dead
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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What happens when Greg's romantic evening is ruined by the ghosts of an old house? In this short and funny tale, find out how Greg takes action against the long lost souls that call his recently inherited estate, home.
Jennah
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Price: Free! Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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After his release from the sanitarium, Calvin returns to his childhood home hoping the presence he thought befriended him while he was young still lives in the woods. And still waits for him.
Floor Four
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Price: Free! Words: 31,740. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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‘A loud bang was heard from above, scaring the boys. They shined their lights up the stairwell. The sounds of chains rattling on the floor stirred the dust above. Something or someone was up there. Doug, hiding his fear, took a couple of more steps up. Brandon and Kyle looked at him, their feet locked in place. They had no intention of going any further.’
Locks of Her Hair
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Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
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There was a legend about the sugar cane fields. Everybody knew not to go in there after dark, especially under the light of the harvest moon. Andrew's Uncle Joe disappeared in there. The only trace ever found of him was his partially smoked cigar. One October night, Andrew set out to discover what happened to Uncle Joe. He took his younger sister with him and went looking for his missing uncle.
Return Me to Mistwillow
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Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013 by TWB Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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Jake Stratton’s grief over the loss of his son traps a Colorado frontier town in a dusty kind of hell, until the day a long-awaited stagecoach thunders down Main Street and seals the fate of Mistwillow’s forgotten souls.
A Perfect Life
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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The narrator in this short story has a beautiful family, great career, good friends, everything he ever dreamed of when he was in college. But there’s something wrong. Over a meal and a few beers with his best friend, Charlie, a lawyer from Savannah, the narrator admits that he is troubled. His life is too perfect, he tells Charlie. How can a life be too perfect? Only when it’s not real.
Life and Death on the Tracks
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Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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Life and Death on the Tracks' is a dark little tale documenting an ageing train driver and his wife. The decline of Harold’s railway line mirrors the decline of the man, until the line shuts and Harold goes missing. Mourning and horror ensue for his wife Mary amidst reports of ghostly figures roaming the tracks. Eventually, Mary heads to the old railway to investigate the mystery for herself.
The Ghost in the Machine
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Price: Free! Words: 12,970. Language: British English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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A horror story for the digital age. Henry Watson is a man with a secret. But, when he starts receiving emails from his dead wife, it looks like his dark history may be exposed.
The Tin Heart
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Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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A tourist steals a tin heart from a church in Venice. The theft is unseen - but strange happenings suggest the heart is taking its vengeance. A ghost story in the style of M R James.
Playground
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Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
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Sometimes we meet friends in the strangest of places . . .
The Best Damned Squirrel Dog (Ever)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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This short Civil War ghost story, set in the contemporary South, shows how the act of settling a simple bet can sometimes change history.
The Monument: a ghost story
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Series: The Green Man and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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Frustrated musician Jamie finally gets some luck: a beautiful girl who understands him and an amazing record contract. But is the song that haunts his memory really his own creation, or did something whisper it to him long ago... the sinister something that haunts the windswept monument?
Free Five
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Price: Free! Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
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Five Flash Fiction horror pieces, all under 1000 words. Each piece also includes a brief afterword from the author with a bit of background on where he got the idea for the story. A little insight into the life and mind of a horror writer.
The Hotel: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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A short story about an Architect goes into an old hotel to look at renovating it and finds more than he was expecting about his grandparents....