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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.
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: 4,480. 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.
The Luna Document
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
I found a strange, handwritten document in an old book. The story it relays is equally as strange.
The Old One
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Price: Free! Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.78 from 18 reviews)
A man finds himself stranded in a small Pacific Northwest town when a landslide blocks the highway. Over the next few days he meets the locals, learns about the area's history, and discovers a terrible secret in the woods. A horror story in the tradition of King and Lovecraft.
Goddamn Redneck Surfer Zombies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
"People stopped coming to the North Carolina coast when the dead returned to the beach after four decades away." A story about a small beach town that's slowly dying, only to have a wave of zombies drop in on them. On surfboards. A tale of life, death, and life after death, but most of all, a story about living.
"A clown with an axe walks into a church..."
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"A clown with an axe walks into a church..." It sounds like the start of a bad joke but in a dark future overrun by unspeakable horror, an evil clown with an axe that tells him to kill things might be just what the doctor ordered.
Vampire Road
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,580. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A century of war with the rippers--the vampires--has brought civilization to its knees. Chicago is a walled city ruled by an intractable pope, manufacturing is non-existent, and ammunition is running desperately short. The Pope sends Alex Fitzallan--already a veteran of a major battle by his nineteenth birthday--on an impossible mission to St. John's Keep, far north of Chicago.
Speak if You May
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Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.14 from 7 reviews)
Stuck in a hospital, a young girl gets taken advantage of by her nurse who knows that the little girl can't and won't tell anyone.