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Totentanz
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,470. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The carnival appears overnight on the old Scott property: Ferris wheel, Mirror Maze, midway, Tunnel of Love. Cold, monstrous eyes glare down as the calliope's bright music beckons through the carnival's wrought-iron gates. Once inside, there is no escape from terror, from the dance of death.
Gladitorium Immortuos
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, Zombies replace gladiators in Ancient Rome in a new type of games where the crowd gets to participate in the violence. Wildly popular at first among Rome's citizens and elites, something eventually goes terribly, horribly wrong.
The Deadly Path
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In this short story, five-year-old Cindy watches from her bedroom window as an old man passes by in the middle of the night. Strangely drawn to the man, Cindy sneaks out of her house and finds him by following a golden path that only they can see. She watches as he buries strange coins by the corners of several houses. What Cindy does not know, is that people start dying in those houses.
New Wave Detectives 01: Punk Rock Theatre
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Price: Free! Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
James Jordan never expected his past to come back to him like this. Now he's in danger, dodging horrors and nightmares that he thought he'd left behind. And the one person who could help him might have vanished forever... For James, a night of punk rock and witchcraft is just the beginning. New Wave Detectives is a 10 part series. Punk Rock Theatre is episode one.
The Montmajour Text
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Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A translation from the Latin of a long lost manuscript hidden in Montmajour Abbey. A warning from the past of an ancient evil.
Family Business: A Horror Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Jeb schooled his son Ryan in the family business of raising the dead. Paid good even having to always work the night shift. Heading out for a three night raising was just part of the job but they should have paid more attention to their work attire. Raising can be hell. "Family Business" is a short story.
Creepers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,950. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
On a cold night, 5 people begin preparations to break in to the Paragon Hotel.The 5 people are "creepers," the slang term for urban explorers: city archeologists with a passion for investigating abandoned buildings and their dying secrets. After the group enters the rat-infested tunnel leading to the hotel, it becomes clear that they will get much more than they bargained for.
Scrunchies from Hell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
"Scrunchies from Hell" is a story in the vein of Mr. Stephen King's early short stories in that it weaves a tale of what happens when even the most mundane of objects becomes corrupted by evil.
Food for Survival After a Disaster, With Plates: A Horror Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Along with the other residents in the retirement home, Gladys watches the end of the world on the news. Then she spots Benjamin Stokes sneaking out and she decides to follow him. Gladys discovers the cellar where Benjamin and a few others are going to wait out the apocalypse. But the world is mighty different when they crack open that door. Or is it?
Experimental Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Desperate for money, a man volunteers for dream experiments. A mysterious creature begins to haunt his dreams. And then it crosses over into the real world.
Not Really Galileo
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Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
All kids have a folklore about their neighbourhood, whether it's an old woman who's really a witch or, in this case, a derelict house that's haunted. Two boys decide to watch an eclipse at the dead of night. -0- The world is full of wonder and meaning yet, today, to understand it we seem to have to choose between science and superstition. I prefer the daydeaming, storytelling way.
Freak Show: A Twisted Love Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Evan O’Leary had a normal life. But in the blink of an eye, everything fell apart and he found himself alone. With a frightening and amazing new gift, he joins a traveling sideshow and finds new love. But not without consequences.
The Master's Torment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A thrilling paranormal tale that grows from a captivating folklore to a ghostly horror. Go beyond the realm of the dead as you accept an invitation into the depths of the tormenting afterlife that exists for the most unfortunate. Like others before him, Moranet's soul is bound to our world and sentenced to relentless suffering. But unlike the others, he is determined to earn his freedom.
Shadows Rise Up!!!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In the time of the Blessed Twilight, humans were the mindless slaves of shadow-kind. But then came the parting of the Darkness from the Light and the power of the shadows was broken. Now a clever and ambitious shadow seeks to restore the old ways and tries to convince his fellow shadows to join him in revolution. Will he succeed?
The Unbidden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by Post Mortem Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A tornado rips through a quiet town, destroying resources, knocking out power, cutting off communications with the surrounding area and unearthing ancient tunnels long relegated to children's boogeyman stories. Lucy, relegated to "historian" duties as the town rebuilds and a strange visitor, Mio, a young boy who speaks only Spanish struggle to uncover the tunnel's secrets and save the town.
Halo Of Flies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The end of the world plays out early one morning when the patrons of a roadside diner are startled by the sudden appearance of a naked, bloody, terrified man. The question is, are the man's pursuers really the ones from whom the diner patrons have the most to fear?
Ruffles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When Mercy Phillips’ art class challenges her to convey an emotion through art, modeling clay becomes a medium to explore aspects of love. But working with memories and working in clay releases something that might be a monster or might be her salvation.
How to Cook Husbands: A Creepy Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A silly printing error spells disaster for Marjorie’s cookbook until her sister Ellen hits upon an idea that creates a sales sensation. But the gimmick turns deadly when a woman takes the advice of the title. "How to Cook Husbands" is a short story.
Prelude One: Death as a Boy (A "Keeping Up With the Deadlanders" Prequel)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This short story is one of three that chronicles the early days Famine, the 250 year old dead teen ager, and his family of Death Omens. This tale introduces The (Grim) Reaper and his brother, The Ankou, as they bring Famine into The Deadlands, the realm of Death. The full length novel "Keeping Up With the Deadlanders" is coming soon from The Twisted Library Press.
Child of the Night - Book I in the Power of the Blood World
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Series: Power of the Blood World, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,350. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Child of the Night is the first book in the Power of the Blood world. Carol is vacationing in Bordeaux, France trying to recover from the tragic failure of her marriage. At a small sidewalk cafe she meets Andre and her life changes forever in a brutal and shocking way. Andre is not a man but a vampire intent on making Carol his next kill.