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Don't Go in the Woods
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Series: 31 Horrifying Tales From The Dead Volume 3, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Jimmy Spencer was only ten years old and scared to go into the woods behind his house. His older brother Steven would tell him stories about a man that lived in a cabin in the woods that liked to kill children with his sharp axe. During the day Jimmy's brother would dare him to go into the woods, but Jimmy was so scared that if he did he might be on the old man's chopping block behind his cabin.
Slaughter Wolf
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Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Three fierce werewolf hunters corner their prey outside of a ravaged village only to find the beast does not flee from them but calmly waits. The werewolf hungers, but what he hungers for they do not understand. Soon they will learn a lesson about the nature of evil. If they survive, they may well wish they hadn’t.
In the Dark
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Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story of psychological horror, written in the style of Edgar Allen Poe that is sure to stay with you long after you've finished reading it. This original story will keep you guessing until the end and will likely make you wonder if death can be a blessing. Originally published in The Scareald Magazine (July 2012) In The Dark is a story you don't want to miss.
Murder Mansion
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Series: 31 Horrifying Tales From The Dead Volume 3, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Dr. Harry Stevens inherited his Uncle Henry's mansion after his passing. During the reading of Henry's Will the lawyer handed him a letter that was written by his Uncle Henry just before he was murdered. The letter stated that there is hidden treasure in the mansion that no one knows about except Henry. Dr. Stevens couldn't make out the rest of the writing because it was soaked in blood.
Buried Alive
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Series: 31 Horrifying Tales From The Dead Volume 3, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Charlie Edwards worked many years at his fathers' funeral parlor, but Charlie was getting pretty bored talking to the dead every day and not getting any response. So one day he decided he would pick up someone at the local pub. Put something in their drink and drive them back to the funeral parlor. Then he would place them in a casket with a glass top so he could see their face and talk to them.
Right Behind You
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Price: Free! Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Sample this triptych of horror stories from Dale Lucas (author of Doc Voodoo: Aces & Eights) centered on damaged souls and dark pursuits, and discover “a writer whose work innovates and entertains, reinventing the familiar and breathing new life into old themes,” (Nathan Brazil, SF Site).
Monstrosities of the Freeze
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Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Everyone got that what happened to Benny Holvin was terrible. What they didn't get was the whole twisted story. Part of the Psychoscapes anthology.
Go Back (The Short Story Prequel to Underlife)
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Price: Free! Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Warwick House Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thomas Young's son is sick and his marriage is strained to the point of breaking. But, one night on the London Underground changes everything. When the train he’s on comes to a halt in the dark, Tom finds himself alone. But there are people with him in the dark, people who don’t want to be seen, and Tom can’t help feeling that the graffiti he’s seeing everywhere has been written for him...
Bleodsian
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Price: Free! Words: 29,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Desperate situations give rise to desperate means. When Richard Cacciare is diagnosed with a terminal illness, a mysterious voice only he can hear gives him an unorthodox and violent plan to restore his health.
The Periphery People
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Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: 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."
Wicked Down Below
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Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Miriam Walker lives and works in the big city in 1902. There are monsters out in the dark streets but they are nothing compared to the wickedness humans get up to. Miriam battles wickedness both human and inhuman while always remaining prim and ladylike.
North End
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Price: Free! Words: 42,930. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(3.00 from 1 review)
As teenage student Tom Murray makes his way home in the wet and windy late night, he is looking forward to a lazy week off from his studies. But after he falls asleep on an empty tube train, the piercing screams of a young female wake him up. He stumbles into a dark tunnel towards the source of the screams. But when he finds them he cannot believe what he is seeing...
The Cornfield
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Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
(4.00 from 1 review)
Annie must battle for the souls of herself and those she loves when she comes face to face with the evil that lurks in the cornfield.
Murse 2
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Series: Murse, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the second story of the M.U.R.S.E. series, life is spinning out of control for Colby Jack. Donned the world's newest secret hero against an army full of monsters he thought were fiction, Colby is having a hard time coping. And as if he didn't have enough on his plate, the girl of his dreams suddenly takes notice of him. Will he be able to juggle being a nurse, a superhero, and a boyfriend?
The Island - Part 3
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Price: Free! Words: 34,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
Day by day The Fever grew stronger, surging across boundaries in its relentless assault on humanity. The news pouring out across the airwaves turned more shocking by the hour. Hospitals had started closing their doors. The dead and dying littered the landscape. The tiny group stranded on Portsmouth Island listened as the horror unfolded. They had no where to run, and no where to hide.
Obalda
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Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(5.00 from 1 review)
A witch gone for an age returns, seemingly from the dead, to corrupt and destroy a shy pair of friends.
The Pale Shovel - Death in 100 Words
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Price: Free! Words: 240. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A 100 word story in which the instrument of death, the pale horse of the apocalypse, is represented as a shovel that serves as a tool and a weapon that ultimately doles out righteous karmic retribution and moves on.
Isolation
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Price: Free! Words: 6,290. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Every six months, Amber and her friends head off to the beach for a night of drinking and fun. But their plans soon change with what appears to be a horrific accident. Things soon turn from bad to worse. And the question that remains is; was the death of their friend an accident? Or is there someone else isolated with them, picking them off one by one?
Disciples of Oblivion
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Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Walking home from work one night, a man sees an impossible thing: a rip in space. Out of this pours forth a malevolent being, a vampire. The existence of such a thing will challenge not only his sanity but his notions of Good and Evil. Can he resist the calling of oblivion?
Dead!
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Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
I remember my death so clearly. People say that your whole life flashes before your eyes. That didn’t happen to me. For me it was an explosion of light and then a searing pain that vanished in an instant as the .50 calibre Desert Eagle round ripped through my sternum. I remember my resurrection less clearly. Dead! is a short zombie tale.