Books tagged: urban legend

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This Is Not the End
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Price: Free! Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A couple decide to divorce themselves from mainstream culture in an attempt to find food and life for later years, a family watches home movies when all else has been taken, the mentally ill are guided by the voices of folk music, and a man discovers a life on a city bus that he’d never thought possible. Plus six more.
The Good Samaritan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Two girls died. Word spread across the whole campus. Don’t go out alone, only with friends. Don’t trust strange guys. Jane works the late shift at the campus library. That means leaving alone. In the dark. Not her favorite thing, but she needs the job.
The Grid: An Urban Legend
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Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Self-sufficiency", "Independence". These are good concepts, but bad things can happen when you go too far. Just be glad it's the neighbors instead of you. Download this free short story by George Wier. It's the only way to shut him up!
The Crossroads
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Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
After getting into an argument with her boy-friend while driving home from a party, Angela finds herself stranded on an abandoned road in the dead of night. Then she meets an unfamiliar woman who ap-pears to be equally lost and lonely. But what Angela doesn’t know is that her immediate trust in this stranger might have disastrous conse-quences…
Creepy Crawly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,210. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Four teenagers find themselves stranded in the middle of nowhere; the only building in sight is a decidedly creepy-looking old hotel. With nowhere else to go, they hike up the inn to spend the night... but there's a terrible secret waiting to be discovered in the bowels of the ancient building. Although they don't know it, the night that follows will be one of the most frightening of their life.
Lights Out
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,870. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Three gangsters and an unwilling initiate roam the streets of Erie County after dark with their headlights off, planning to target the first person to give a courtesy flash. The driver of a white van plays into their game and they eventually overtake the vehicle, only to discover it abandoned with fresh corpses inside. Then the mysterious driver returns and an intense cat and mouse game ensues.
Three Stories For A Quick Scare
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
These three short, scary stories will give you chills! A girl discovers a ghost in her house's crawlspace, two friends go for a Sunday drive that turns terrifying, and a mysterious cat makes a comforting visit.
The Killer In The Back Seat (Urban Legend)
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Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 2, Book 15. Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
If you ever find yourself driving down Old Hollow Road after midnight, whatever you do, don't say these words "The old man's on fire," three times or your will end up like all the rest. That's exactly what happened to Johnny Waters. Johnny wasn't afraid of a legend, especially because he never heard of anyone dying on Old Hollow Road.
Tunnel of Death
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Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 2, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Sarah used to take a short cut home after school through a railroad tunnel. Unfortunately, on October 31, 1902, Sarah never made it home. Sarah's mangled body was discovered on the railroad tracks the next morning in the tunnel where she walked home from school every day.
A Silence of Spiders
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Price: Free! Words: 47,930. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The Spider Lady was supposed to be just an urban legend. A spooky story to explain away the occasional missing pet or child. But when Charlie Berger and his friends attempt to contact the spirits of her alleged victims with a Ouija board, their harmless dabbling in the occult turns into a full-blown nightmare of death, destruction and angry zombies.