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SUNFALL: Episode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
It came without warning... One Sunday afternoon, those who stood in the sun caught fire and turned to ash. Forced indoors, humanity must learn to live in the darkness. Unless, what waits in the darkness catches them, too...
Down The Line
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Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: British English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Following her husband's funeral, Elizabeth starts getting mysterious phone calls... (A short story, approx. 2,800 words)
Halloween's End
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Price: Free! Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Barachiel is sent from heaven to save Mary from the flesh-eating apocalypse. If she dies, so does hope for mankind. Saving her is all that matters.
Together Forever
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Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: British English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
True love can last a lifetime. A marriage can last even longer. Another of my experiments in flash fiction, this short story is less than 600 words in length.
Develenue County Drive-in Friday Night Double Feature Sisterblood and The Pack
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Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Develenue County Drive-in Friday Night Double Feature Sisterblood and The Pack. It's Friday night and the reels are fired up. Grab some popcorn and an ice cold beverage and let the weirdness begin. Brought to you by Joe Zito/Straight Jacket Literature.
A Carriage In The Rain
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Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Eric lives all the way up in Tacoma for a reason. He enjoys a hearty Northwestern rainstorm almost as much as he dislikes hearing you blather on about your kids. Save the small talk for someone else. Eric will take listening to the patter of rainfall any day, except for when it brings unexpected visitors to his doorstep.
Nagashibina
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Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A close-knit family begins to unravel at the seams with the addition of an old doll into the household.
Matrioska
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Price: Free! Words: 6,450. Language: Italian. Published: July 18, 2014 by DunwichEdizioni. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Un gioco di incastri e sovrapposizioni collega insieme una scrittrice bloccata da una tormenta, un magnate giapponese e una casalinga con il debole per la filosofia. Tra neve, silicio e arrosti alle prugne, una sola tra le varie identità farà luce su contenuti e contenitori di questa Matrioska.
The Hawaiian Shirt
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Series: Do zombies win?, Short 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Where were you when the zombies rose? At home with the wife and kid? At the store? Driving to work? She was at home. She was hoping to protect her family. She failed. Betrayed by those she loved, and innocent life is taken, and her family suffers. In the end who do you save when everyone you love has turned against you? Read about a minor character from the book ZOMBIES BITE!
Retrograde
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Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Imagine a world where we can regain our youth. But there is always a price. In the future, everything is recycled.
Mischa
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You set the price! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young girl lives in poverty in Siberia. She finds her escape through stories and tall tales, but stories are just words, and words can't protect you.
A Wedding, My Family and Ghosts
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Price: Free! Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Two things were glowing in Violet's life. Her love with Simon, husband and father of the baby to be, and the strange blue light of the family ghosts. Back from their pre-wedding honeymoon, ready to get stuck into the next building project, as Violet plans the wedding. No drama for a "normal" family, but this was the Shayde's. There was one tiny detail to sort out. Harmony wanted to be bridesmaid
Pox
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Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
When Russell finally accepts that he has escaped the purging of humanity from the city, he hunkers down in an abandoned house in a suburb far from the city’s center. In the mess left behind, managing for his day-to-day needs occupies every waking hour. When he encounters another human being doing the same, he sets out to discover who it is that is trapped in a situation not dissimilar to his own.
Raven Haired Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
5Stories is an e-magazine from Cresco Books that features some of the best works of story tellers from across the globe. Raven haired girl, a mystery written by Cynthia Weaver, keeps the reader on toes till the end. The present work is an extract from the 5Stories magazine.
The Falls
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Price: Free! Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
What was suppose to be a typical family weekend getaway at a Kentucky state park for Jeanie and her sister Ella, had turned into an afternoon in hell by the hands of three backwoods degenerates and of course, Junior
Courtley's Weird, Vol 2
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Series: Courtley's Weird. Price: Free! Words: 23,640. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Bride of the Chapbook!" The second volume in a series of free ebooks edited by Christopher Courtley. This issue contains some of his best fiction and poetry and also features two short story submissions by fellow Smashwords author Shana O'Quinn. Genres: Weird fiction, horror, D&D fantasy, fairy tales, poetry, LotR fan fiction.
Contained--Day 1 (Extermination)
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Series: Contained, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Quarters University was an an average little school in Connecticut. Until one day, the government quarantines it when a new virus is unleashed on its students and staff by the incarcerated insane scientist, Sid Chambers. Turning anyone who catches it into cannibal creatures. Now it's up to Noah Arkchrist, who is also trapped on the campus to save everyone.
Undead Genesis: Zombie
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Series: Zombie Threat, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Deep in the rainforests of Brazil a young boy from a remote tribe watches as his father is murdered. His desire for vengeance causes him to make a decision that could eventually unleash an undead epidemic upon the civilized world. Undiscovered species and mystic powers merge to create a new threat mankind could never fully prepare for.
A Warm Afternoon, A Dark Summer Night
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Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
“A Warm Afternoon, A Dark Summer Night” tells the story of a young boy named Thomas as he learns about life and death while growing up on a farm.
Black Cat Tales: Where the Spiders Dwell: And Other Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 18,860. Language: British English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Black Cat Tales: Where the Spiders Dwell and Other Short Stories is a collection of nine spooky (and sometimes mischievous) short stories and flash fiction from Black Cat Tales.