Books tagged: historical horror

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Colonial Gothic: The Defeated Dead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Set in the Northwestern Territories, The Defeated Dead is a new adventure designed for Colonial Gothic. Included are details of the Ohio Territories, as well as some of the most important forts located there.
The Great Belzoni and the Gait of Anubis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Giovanni Battista Belzoni was an Italian circus strongman and one of the earliest European antiquities procurers. Also one of the first Europeans inside the Great Pyramid. I gave him a "chronicler" in the Sherlock Holmes vein and a new set of supernatural adventures fit for an explorer of his caliber. Followed by short-short "The Great Belzoni and the Monster of Goa," this novella is 9800 words.
Carrie's Ghost And The Voyage Of The 'Land Of Cakes'
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Price: Free! Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
In Carrie’s Ghost And The Voyage Of The 'Land of Cakes', we follow teenagers Carrie and Jonathan’s quest as they discover why a beautiful Chinese woman haunts them. The uncovering of an ancestor's despicable actions leads the two young friends to a frightening discovery. If you like historical horror set in a modern context this book is for you!
A River Darkly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
"Adelaide knew the woman was a true phantom. She was a gray thing standing upon the little stone bridge, a sinister specter haunting a dark river. As if this wasn't terrible enough, there were those dead children to consider as well..." When Adelaide picks out an old Victorian mansion in Scotland as her summer home, she isn't aware the estate comes with a haunted river, but she soon finds out...
A Darkened Landscape
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Price: Free! Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
A trilogy of Western Horror short stories crafted to sweep you back in time to a darker, bleaker landscape. Here demon-spirits haunt the mountains, ghost towns are perilous places for lost travelers, and the woman on the gallows might not be entirely human. Your spine will tingle, your blood will chill, and you'll have a glimpse into the darkness of the past.
The Diary of Horatio White
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Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Corporal Horatio White knows firsthand how General McClellan lost the Battle at Antietam Creek during the Civil War. Though the Union Army outnumbered Lee’s forces two to one and had the element of surprise, the battle would take a shocking turn.
A Fine Likeness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,390. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
A Confederate guerrilla and a Union captain discover there’s something more dangerous in the woods than each other.
The Tourist
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Price: Free! Words: 16,560. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
1821. When young rebellious Charles de Tilby returns to England from his Grand Tour of Europe, he has no intention of heading up country to return to his family home. Escaping from his guardian to a mysterious castle, Charles finds himself in far deeper water than even he can manage, when he is approached by a mysterious stranger... and offered the secret of eternal life.
House of Corruption
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,050. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In 1890s New Orleans, three unusual men cross paths: Reynard LaCroix, his lycanthropy in remission with a silver bullet lodged against his heart; Artémius Savoy, a lapsed secular priest keeping vigil over Reynard's progress; and Mahonri Grant, a Mormon gunslinger on the run. Brought together by murder, united in a common cause, they pursue an unholy creature to save a young woman's life.
Horror America
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Price: Free! Words: 90,070. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Move over Sherlock Holmes! When the supernatural game's afoot, helpless people call on the renowned Dr. Townsend to save them. Ghosts, the Walking Dead, Werewolves, and other horrific terrors are loose in 1870s America, so it's up to Captain Parker, a gunslinger for hire, and Dr. Townsend to stop the horrors.