Paul Vail

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Eerie Stories: Five Tales of Weirdness and Horror
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
This volume collects five weird tales featuring magical comic books, flesh-eating ghouls, Lovecraftian monsters, and more! Included are: "Extra-Special First Issue!"; "The Color of Death"; "The Horror in Gretchen's Cafe"; "Lost in the Details"; and "No Man's Land." Each story is also sold separately. Contains strong language, gruesome content. 22,000 words total.
Extra-Special First Issue!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A comic collector discovers that the ads in a forty-year-old horror comic still magically work, enabling him to buy now-valuable collectibles at their original price and in brand-new condition. But when one of his payments fails to go through, he is beset by a pair of supernatural bill collectors who look like they came straight from the pages of an old horror comic. 5,000 words.
The Horror in Gretchen's Cafe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Agent Max Chance of the Paranormal Affairs Division has come to a small coffee shop to stop the arrival in our reality of one of the Old Ones made popular by H.P. Lovecraft. But the real Old Ones aren't oozy monsters; they're more like living ideas whose presence taints reality. To stop it, Max must spot the person who looks like they're having an idea...then blow their brains out. 3,000 words.
Lost in the Details
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A man whose life is on the skids grows obsessed with an intricately detailed painting hanging in a bar. As his fortunes decline, the crowded, convivial dinner scene in the picture comes to seem more and more preferable to the real world. And, indeed, before long the painting begins to attain a reality all its own... A 3,300-word short story.
The Color of Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A man who sees auras--and knows that a person's aura turns black right before they die--has made a small fortune selling footage of people's deaths to sickos worldwide. One day he is overjoyed to see a beautiful young woman's aura turn black: Sexy women's deaths always fetch high prices. He follows her, camcorder at the ready, but things don't go quite as he expects. A 6,100-word story.
No Man's Land
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A U.S. soldier in World War 1 awakens after a catastrophic battle to find himself injured and alone in a moonlit landscape of ravaged corpses. But he soon discovers he isn’t alone--a ghoulish creature is creeping about and feasting on the dead men’s flesh. The ghoul soon spots the soldier and pursues him across a nightmarish terrain of blood and mud and rotting bodies... A 4,100-word short story.

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