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Hole (A Gothic Short Story)
By Rachelle Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A freak industrial accident leaves a man trapped in a hole in the ground. Alone and injured, he is pushed to the brink of insanity by the broken steel beam that hovers above him, threatening at any moment to fall and end his life. This short story is inspired by Poe’s “The Pit and the Pendulum” and is approximately 3300 words.
Black Leather Required
By David J Schow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,900. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
David J. Schow's short stories have been regularly selected for over twenty-five volumes of "Year's Best" anthologies across three decades and have won the World Fantasy Award, the ultra-rare Dimension Award from Twilight Zone magazine, plus a 2002 International Horror Guild Award for his collection of Fangoria columns, Wild Hairs. Black Leather Required collects thirteen of Schow's short stories.
Darkest
By James A. Brakken
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,000. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
The final 1/3 of the book, DARK. Contains the last 20 of more than 50 original, eerie poems and delightfully frightening stories--some morbidly amusing, many nightmarish, and others downright disturbing. Darkly evocative engravings add to the macabre nature of this collection. For all readers, DARKEST contains no excessive profanities nor sexual content. Perfect fireside reading on stormy nights.
Deadlocked 6
By A.R. Wise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,510. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 1 review)
Laura is leading the High Rollers, but is battling with internal strife among the crew. Billy and others are trying to push forward with a war against the people responsible for the apocalypse, while others are anxious for peace. Little do they know that their fate has already been decided as forces work to control and murder them. No one is safe anymore!
Dread Unlocks
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In LA, everyone knows Ms. Tarbell dispels dread. She finds a lot of it, but nothing like the unnamed horror she faces now. It arrives in a van. It has cameras, an agenda and the ability to change her life in awful ways. First written for a Lovecraft celebration, “Dread Unlocks” reveals the creeping uncontrollable dread in modern life, a dread Lovecraft himself might find too awful to contemplate.
Wake Up and Smell the Creepy
By Marianne Halbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,720. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
As you hit the snooze, a man struggles with the question of his own destiny, and a psychiatric patient proclaims he is the new dawn of mankind, while a man in mid-life crisis buys the key to an unsolved mystery. As you shuffle to the coffee pot, revenge sits cold on the table and a ghostly mass murder is brewing. So drink your coffee. Open your eyes. It's time to wake up. And smell the creepy.
Darker
By James A. Brakken
Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The middle third of the book, DARK. Contains the next 15 of 56 original, eerie poems and delightfully frightening stories--some morbidly amusing, others downright disturbing. Darkly evocative engravings add to the macabre nature of this collection. For all readers, DARKER contains no excessive profanities nor sexual content. Perfect fireside reading on stormy nights
Mosquitoes (A novella)
By Marc R. Soto
You set the price! Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
"Soto daringly offers his own vision of vampirism. And the results are magnificent." - La Biblioteca del Kraken
Zombie Theater
By Scot McAtee
Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(2.00 from 1 review)
A young man's hideaway is invaded by some unexpected guests. A free short story for your Halloween enjoyment.
Survivor's Tale: Blind Girl vs. Zombies
By Sean Roney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Losing one's glasses in the zombie apocalypse should be a death sentence. But one girl is left behind without her vision and assistance when her shelter is raided. She is forced to defend herself when the zombies finish off the fleeing cowards who left her behind and come back for the shelter.
Monsters Hope
By Jarrod Godfrey
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Major Gage "Monster" Thompson is a "cleaner" the government calls in when things get out of hand. Once the "event" happened and people started eating each other it all hit the fan.All he wants is to make it to his daughter and make sure she is safe, but he may just find the answers to the cause of the "event" and how to stop it from going any further. This is the first short book of the series.
Temperature: Bitter Cold
By Adam Santo
Series: Temperature Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Adam Santo offers this riveting sequel to his debut dark fantasy novel of the Temperature Trilogy. Readers will be twisting and turning in their seat. A magnificent blend of intrigue and suspense, with a dash of trenchant wit. Sally’s trek through a world of unimaginable creatures will bring her face to face against a menacing entity to outdo them all – the church’s secret division, The Cross.
Headlines of the Dead 5: Carnage in Latoa County
By Sean Roney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Latoa County was once a peaceful rural community. The residents enjoyed being away form the chaos of the cities, but chaos has come to their small town life. Terrible events are unfolding and many people are dying. No one suspects a zombie uprising is just around the corner, except perhaps the government. These are the continued excerpts from the county's newspaper, the Latoa County Herald.
Vampires, WereBears, and Zombies
By Marshall Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,070. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Nate was an average guy in an average rut until he met Kindra. Kindra was a lonely girl on a mission, until she met (and bit) Nate. Together, they embark on a road trip and discover a world filled with creatures they thought were only fictional. The journey soon turns serious, as each must use their new strengths and the strengths of their friends to save themselves from a hoard of zombies!
The Last Hunt
By Gabriel Belin, Jr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,580. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Last Hunt is a story about a writer who suffers a terrifying accident during a hunt in the wilderness of British Columbia. When he wakes from a coma in a rehabilitation clinic equipped with the latest technology, he discovers that his life is changed forever.
Dancing in the Wind
By Alexa Grave
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Wizard of Oz is a timeless story that nearly everyone knows about. So what happens when that timeless story is turned on its head? Dorothy is a bully who is thrown into the world of Oz. She gets a taste of her own medicine from a crazy trio of munchkins and the Wizard of Oz himself. This story received an Honorable Mention in the L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest.
The Slender Man
By Dexter Morgenstern
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 68,490. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In a small community, an accident occurs taking the lives of several children. Following the accident, several of the remaining children become haunted by nightmarish apparitions, and then disappear.
Blood Moon
By Elizabeth Rowan Keith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
An award-winning story of possibility as the veils thin at the full moon times of autumn. If this story were yours, would you be horrified or happy?
The Texas Rattlesnake Murders
By Jack R. Stanley
Series: Read A Movie, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,360. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Three seemingly unconnected murder share only the link of the manner of death – by rattlesnake bites. The Texas Rangers get the help of a young female TV reporter who is psychic and a carnival snake handler to solve these bizarre killings
Survivor's Tale: The Blood Painter
By Sean Roney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
A survivor of the zombie apocalypse wants to find beauty in the world, even after the death of her sister. She has found her zombified sister, and she brings that body to an artist known as the Blood Painter. She trusts he will bring beauty to her world, but she must pay a high price, and see that beauty has many interpretations.