Books tagged: macabre

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Macabre Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,760. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A collection of quirky tales to chill and delight you. Including: Brain Wave – Time for a medical tale. Death on the Fly – A case of mutual hacking. Farmer's End – An early American ghost story. In Range – Another medical tale, but very different.
Fear of Needles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
You might laugh at a man who has a dreadful phobia of common pins and sewing needles, but he will teach you a lesson! Maybe he will drop a pin in your coffee, or place one in the cloth padding of your chair; anything to inflict the unpleasant sting brought on by a needle. And how he would love to put out the eyes of those who do not fear needles; a sharp, blinding pain!
Beaten in the Basement
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Thrown down a flight of stairs and then beaten, Jacob pulls out of the daze and discovers a telephone to call for help. But the attacker comes back for more, again... and again... and again. Can he escape? Can help arrive in time?
STEP RIGHT UP!...I'm Gonna Scare The Pants Off America
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,160. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Nostalgia vies with rollicking good fun in these anecdote-studded memoirs of legendary horror director William Castle. Remember the Lloyds of London life insurance policy that protected moviegoers if they were frightened to death by "Macabre"? Or the theatre seats that buzzed when "The Tingler" came on screen...and refunds for cowards who could not face the last terrifying minutes of "Homicidal"?
The Tree Goddess: a novel of mystery and macabre
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Series: Mapleview, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,340. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Founded in the 1830s, the fictional town of Mapleview has the reputation of being blanketed by a sentience of paranormal activity and urban legends. The town is suddenly plagued by a series of mysterious disappearances; and although the Mapleview police have its most experienced detectives assigned to the case, they can provide no answers. Could it be the dark, centuries-old history of Mapleview?
The Pocket Watch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Peter is tormented by a haunted pocket watch that was found in an old trunk of his deceased, mother's basement. Although pocket watches are often passed down through generations, there was good reason for keeping this one locked in a trunk. It was as if winding the timepiece had started a heartbeat which had been dead for decades.
Something in the Furnace Room
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Only 5 year old Willy knows exactly what the presence in the furnace room is. It crouches in darkness and warns people to leave the basement. It hates Mother and desires to see her unhappy. It becomes sickened at the sight of Willy's baby sister, and plots of ways to hurt her. At night the presence tries to burn Willy with its firey hands. Can the family home be free of the terrifying presence?
The Imaginary Friend in the Closet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Little Vince’s imaginary friend was a bit of a problem for Mother. It demanded scotch whiskey and would often kick little Vince out of bed. And whoever it was, spoke the most atrocious language! Strange and eerie occurrences were becoming everyday phenomenon. Was little Vince blaming misbehavior on his imaginary friend; or was someone really living in his bedroom closet?
Home Invasion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
On a cold, snowy Sunday afternoon, a stranger loudly rapped at the window of a family home and demanded to be let in. How did such a dangerous person find his way into the home? What terror did he bring the family on that dreadful afternoon?
Alive, Not Dead!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
There's a strange phenomenon that we sometimes observe in which a deceased, love one appears to be breathing. It's only an illusion. But why does one man insist that his deceased wife is alive, and not dead? How far does this maddening thought persist?