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Not Really Galileo
By Richard Kerr
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
By Donna Burgess
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.
Shadows Rise Up!!!
By James Pratt
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?
Halo Of Flies
By James Pratt
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
By Karen L. Abrahamson
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
By Rebecca M. Senese
Price: $2.99 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.
Prelude One: Death as a Boy (A "Keeping Up With the Deadlanders" Prequel)
By J.R. Rodriguez
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
0.5 star(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.
The Luna Document
By H Jason Schulz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
0.5 star(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
By Todd Brabander
Price: Free! Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
0.75 star(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
By Michael Jasper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,470. 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..."
By James Pratt
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.
Speak if You May
By N. Jaber
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
0.25 star(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.
Little Box of Horror
By Melissa Yuan-Innes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Award-winning author Melissa Yuan-Innes gathers three of her most disquieting tales, "Skin Song," "The Dormitory of the Friable Little Girls," and "Mrs. Marigold's House" for your reading (dis)pleasure. From a medical student rightfully afraid of dissecting a cadaver to sadistic nuns and vampire schoolgirls, come in and open this little box of horror.
Lanes of the Living Dead
By DeAnna Knippling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Wonderland Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
It ain’t easy being divorced. But Bart’s ex-wife’s lawyer, also a voodoo priest, didn’t make it any easier.
The Big Circle
By Max G. Bernard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Father Donahue always came to the orphanage to tell the children a story. And he gave them candy. The smallest child doesn't like the latest story. "He used to tell good stories, but they're all bad stories now." What is really going on when the children gather around Father Donahue in the story circle?
Restless On Boot Hill
By James Pratt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A zombie tale with Lovecraftian overtones set in the Old West. After the dead start to rise in the town of Purgatory, Sheriff Lucas McMasters recruits William Whateley, a gunfighter alleged to have dealings with the forces of darkness, to help him get to the bottom of things.
Take Me Home
By N. Jaber
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
0.75 star(1.83 from 6 reviews)
Late one night instead of driving me home like he was supposed to, my driver had something else in mind. Something that would rob me of my innocence, drain me of my dignity, and change me forever.
Awaiting the Bells
By James Steele
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
After Dr. Marion Larson is unable to save a dying trauma patient he receives an unexpected message that shows him that sometimes there's a reason for letting the dead move on.
Pickers and Pickled Punks
By Marina Bridges
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of short stories from horror writer, Marina Bridges, featuring four twisted tales where poking around for treasure in other peoples' trash goes horribly wrong.
The Space Between Things
By Ric Rodriguez
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Jason is a married man struggling with suicidal thoughts. He finds a secret space in his house which leads to some other place. It calls to him. But is it the answer to his problem or is it a doorway to Hell -- and to his self destruction?