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A Cult of Two
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You set the price! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
This short story accompanies the tabletop RPG scenario The Wives of March; it can be downloaded for free at hebanongames.com and dtrpg. The narrative takes the form of a legend that explains the origins of the game's antagonists. The Companions haunt history even as they are haunted by it. Learn of the eternal couple's conspiracy to see the whole world join them in sweet death.
The Boutique
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Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
When Alison closes up her fashion boutique for the night, a chance encounter with Peter, the security guard, changes her life forever. Peter is used to people looking straight through him, but when Alison engages in conversation he's faced with the dark realisation that she is just like him. A short ghost story with a heartwarming twist.
The Ghost In The Kettle
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Series: Short Stories, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 1 review)
A slightly different version of this ghost story was published in Midnight Times # 18, Summer 2007, under the title "In The Kettle". When Jeff first heard about the ghost at the Phoenix Tire Retreading Plant he thought the old timer was pulling his leg, but when a young coworker told him the ghost wanted to talk to him he had to change his thinking.
Dog Food
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
This is a short story: Steven just witnessed his beloved dog tear out the throats of his two best friends. It gets even more surreal when the dog explains to him why he did it.
The Boy Who Spoke Mosquito
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Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Duey Pepper doesn't talk much. He doesn't have parents. His only friend is Oliver. Oliver died. The bullies should have left Duey alone after that.
Standown
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Price: Free! Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
The first of the Lockdown Novella series: No one has it worse than Rachael! First her parents make her move to a crappy new town, then Zac starts ignoring her, and just to top everything off...the rumors of a zombie apocalypse seem to have more truth to them than anyone could have imagined!
Don Whitman's Masterpiece
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Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Don Whitman was a high school boy who did a bad and bloody thing. Now the pipe's all filled with cement and the adults tell his name to scare us—all except Mr Gregor: Mr Gregor knows the truth. He told it to me once, with details...
Allia - O Pentagrama do Diabo
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Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
O nascimento de Allia foi uma comemoração digna de uma princesa, mas poucos anos após seu nascimento, algo de diferente rondava a pequena Allia. A família não sabia o que era, mas conhecedores do ocultismo, logo deram um jeito de protegerem sua filha. A criação de um amuleto chamado “Pentagrama do Diabo”...
Sick Summer Camp (Something Horrific)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Jane is sick at summer camp, her second day of a gorgeous hot summer...and is that a 12 year old girl with an axe? Chasing a boy across the parade field, screaming her head off?
Alex and The Gruff (A Tale of Horror)
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Price: Free! Words: 96,330. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of a polite and well-mannered boy named Alex who; after being abducted by a pedophile, develops an incredible bond with an angry and foul mouthed doll called The Gruff who teaches young Alex how to find his voice.
Only In Her Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
What would you do for your one true love? Would you lie? Would you kill? She lies sleeping in the upstairs bedroom as he paces the halls relentlessly. His world is torn in half, and she is the blade that severed it. His love for her runs deeper than blood, deeper than the boundaries between right and wrong. Tonight, he's going to prove it to her. Tonight, she'll finally see things his way.
The Uncanny Mr. Bones
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Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
William Crouch is not one to hold down a job for long but his latest occupation has several perks, mainly to do with the easy access to other people's stored wealth. The night is a lonely time though, and sounds carry... especially the tapping of fingers on glass.
Slow Burn: Zero Day, Book 1
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Series: Slow Burn, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 48,370. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
The infection has unexpectedly made its US landfall in Austin, Texas. Zed Zane is viciously attacked and bitten before anybody understands what’s going on. With the virus coursing through his veins, he struggles for his life against the infected who might kill him, and the uninfected who fear him.
Assisted Suicide
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
This is a short story: Brett Finlay killed himself. Things get weird when he regains consciousness right before his funeral.
A Bleeding Coincidence.
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Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
New job, new life. Darren is full of hope, but what he doesn't plan on, is the audacity of a young woman who smashes her car into a tree, right in front of him, damn!
The Collector
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Price: Free! Words: 14,770. Language: American English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collector of antiquities gets more than she bargained for when she receives a gift from a former romantic rival that begins a horrific series of events.
A Life of Death: 2
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Series: A Life of Death, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Historical Society offers proof Alex’s visions are real, but he begins to question whether his ability is a blessing or a curse. Uncertain, Alex attempts to use it to see his dead father again and speak for those in need. But his newfound aspirations may unveil skeletons hidden close to home.
A Life of Death: 1
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Series: A Life of Death, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Homicide detective Alex Drummond is confronted with the past through his son’s innocent question. Alex’s tale of his troubled senior year unfolds revealing loss, drunken abuse, and mysterious visions of murder and demonic children. Is he going insane? With the help of his close friend Paige Kurtley, Alex must find the source of his misfortune and ensure his sanity.
Alexia - a hospedeira de Nergal
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You set the price! Words: 3,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Uma jovem é encontrada já falecendo bem próximo a um hospital onde cientistas não mais conhecidos pela sociedade, realizam experimentos dos mais diversos tipos. Sem intenção de machucar o corpo da jovem, eles resolvem testar um novo tipo de produto que ajuda a regenerar a pele com tamanha perfeição que até mesmo a mente humana seria incapaz de compreender a perfeita regeneração.
Jashandar's Wake - Book Two: Unclean Places
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Series: Jashandar's Wake, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 126,270. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The unclean places of Jashandar have come alive with a vengeance, hollows of slime, treetops of flesh, the heart of a bog where the beasties run wild. As Brine and Jaysh set out to salvage their homeland, they soon learn their homeland has a mind of its own.