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Underneath by Heather Marie Adkins
Price: Free! Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General(4.75 from 8 reviews)
An ancient city, entombed beneath a museum that seeks to understand the brutal race that once inhabited the underground world. A young woman with special empathic powers offered a job to create an exhibit of the city's artifacts. Underneath, they wait for her. This is a 11,000 word short story.
The Rabbi and the Vampire (A Short Story) by Darren Stein
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Horror » General(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Although Vampires are found in many cultures, this is a short story about the Jewish origins of the Vampire legend as found in the Torah and Talmud which has entered into literature. The information in this regard is factual, as was the treatment of the Jews I describe in the late Middle Ages, just before the advent of the European Enlightenment in the early 1800's.
In Extremis by Jerry McKinney
Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General(4.82 from 22 reviews)
This is a short story. Job would preach his sermons with a powerful voice that echoed throughout the church. All would stop and make their way to the sanctuary to hear and hope. Hope ... was all they had left. The undead horde outside would pound upon the barred church doors when Father Job addressed the congregation. It had made Claire wonder if it was too late for salvation.
Beginner's Luck by Dan McGirt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2009 by Trove Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A would-be serial killer prepares to begin his reign of terror as the Hatchet Man! He has a hatchet! He has a mask! He has a plan, more or less! What could possibly go wrong? Author Dan McGirt offers his somewhat skewed look at the perils of launching a career in mass murder. It isn't as easy as you think. One thing is certain--this night will not end well. But for whom? A comical tale of terror.
It Waits by Robert M. Yelverton
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General(4.00 from 7 reviews)
"It Waits" now has a new beginning, new middle, and a new ending. It has been totally reworked. It is now a true short story in the horror fiction genre. Somewhere out there It Waits. It is very hungry.
Far-Sight by Kevin L. O'Brien
Series: Strange & Unnatural Tales, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 19,180. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General(4.00 from 3 reviews)
All scientific research has an element of risk, especially investigations that advance beyond the edge of the known into the unknown to probe the limits of what is possible and what is not. Jeremiah Arkenton must keep this in mind as he and his wife investigate the mysterious disappearance of a colleague while trying to avoid the same fate. This is a short story and a Cthulhu Mythos tale.
The Doll by J.C. Martin
Price: Free! Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General(4.54 from 13 reviews)
The Island of the Dolls is a strange and eerie tourist destination in Mexico, where hundreds of decomposing dolls hang from trees like grisly Christmas ornaments. On a trip to the island, Joyce Parker's daughter falls in love with a beautiful but sinister doll.
Drumbeats (Expanded Edition) by Neil Peart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A chilling story cowritten with Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. A rock drummer bicycling through the African wilderness encounters a village that makes very special drums. This one will make your heart skip a beat. Includes essays by Kevin J. Anderson and by Neil Peart.
Death Takes a Holiday (Cities of the Dead) by William Young
Price: Free! Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Day 1 - Los Angeles, California. The Zombie Apocalypse has to start somewhere with a Patient Zero scenario. This is it. Only, nobody believes in zombies. Yet.
Last Call by Simon Graves
Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Getting a replacement smart phone, Jamie's had all of his old contacts imported. Scrolling through to make sure all of them are in there, he comes across one contact in particular, his boyfriend who disappeared two months ago. He wants to delete it, but he can't help making one last call.
The Crossroads by evermorepublishing
Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Horror » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
After getting into an argument with her boy-friend while driving home from a party, Angela finds herself stranded on an abandoned road in the dead of night. Then she meets an unfamiliar woman who ap-pears to be equally lost and lonely. But what Angela doesn’t know is that her immediate trust in this stranger might have disastrous conse-quences…
The Mountain and The City, Part I by Brian Martinez
Series: The Mountain and The City, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Witness a first-person view of a changed world. A solitary survivor hides in a mountain above the city, living in a trailer with the door and windows duct-taped shut. Outside, a virulent disease has killed off most humans. Those who lived have become something else. Survival in this new world comes down to two, simple rules: stay quiet and protect the air. But one day, everything is threatened.
The Periphery People by Sara Reinke
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"You ever feel like everything in the world’s gone wrong? Like you can’t do anything right? Like the world is nothing but a big pile of dog shit, and you’re just a smear in the fecal matter taking up space? That kind of sadness, that sort of despair—that’s what they leave you with once they’ve eaten enough of your soul. From there, it only gets worse."
The Chamber by Brett Talley
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Six strangers awaken in an empty room with metal walls, no door, and what appears to be a two way mirror. Then one by one, they start to die. From Brett J. Talley, author of the Bram Stoker Award nominee, That Which Should Not Be.