Joshua Scribner

Biography

Joshua Scribner is the author of eight published novels and over 100 short stories. He currently lives in Michigan with his wife and two daughters. Up to date information on his work can be found at joshuascribner.com.

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Books

What’s Right in Front of You: A Novelette
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A story about the things we refuse to see, and the atrocities our blindness allows.
Cellmate: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Clark was an accountant in his outside life, a soft man. He’ll never last in prison. But could there be a way out?
Ghost Train: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The last thing Dawn remembers is being alone on her bed, waiting for her husband to come home. Now she’s in total darkness, on a cold concrete floor. And there seems to be something with her.
A Night Shift: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A short story about loyalty, disloyalty, and deadly consequences.
Guardians Good and Bad: Four Brief Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Four brief tales about people who watch over people, but sometimes for the wrong reasons.
Externalize: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about a self-berating girl and a powerful psychological tool that just might change everything.
Screened: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about a ghost that gets involved in a high-school football game.
3AM Smoke: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Joe’s done the same thing at the same time for many years now. The timing is odd, and the behavior hard to explain. But the weirdest thing of all might be the company he keeps. And oh what he’s about to learn. His life will never be the same.
The Bad Ones: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sometimes we’re blind to the bad ones. Sometimes it cost us dearly.
Attic: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 1 review)
We’ve all had noise in our attics. We’ve all been kept awake at night. Rick will try to do something about the noise.
Take Me With You: A Novelette
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Fourteen-year-old Toby has been shamed to the point no high-school kid should be shamed. Time to take a walk into town and visit a couple of people. But there’s something he hasn’t anticipated, something along the way, and it might be worse than the death of his reputation, or even the death of him.
Baked Good: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A story about an abused woman, her cruel husband and a witch with some special muffins.
How We Hunt: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Every skilled predator has methods. Some methods work better than others.
Never Fear Again: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,740. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Mark Lions, age 14, lives his life with crippling anxiety, until one day his family moves to a country home and that anxiety lifts like a bad dream upon waking up. Something in their new home has caused this, and it’s not alone. The Lions have been drawn into something they cannot resist and a battle they might not survive.
A New Legend: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Andre Savor has it made. The bar his dad left him provides not only good income, but a never ending stream of beautiful women to take home. But there’s a payment for all this that Dad didn’t tell him about. Unfortunately another supernatural being is on its way to fill him in.
Fear's Child: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
After teenager Maddy Crandale assaults the captain of the cheerleaders, her parents move her to the country, where there’s no trouble for Maddy to find. But trouble finds Maddy. Animals stalk her. She dreams that she’s someone else. Odd fears arise. With both parents caught up in their own weirdness, can this problem child defeat a strange menace alone, or will it take what it came for?
Cursed Highway: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A short story about nighttime ghosts on a lonely Oklahoma highway.
Methods of the Darkened Soul: 5 Short Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Five brief and twisting stories about wicked little tricks.
Grandma's Echo: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 1 review)
Some say there are no accidents. Lucus will witness three on the way to the gym. But are they accidents at all?
Loud Enough to Wake the Dead: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Thump, thump, thump goes the bass that wakes you up at night. It takes over your brain, makes it impossible for you to think. But now the skinny punks who pump it have woken up one of the deepest sleepers of all. And she’s not happy.
The Creek and the Rattlesnake: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A story about a lonely little boy with a dangerous imagination.
Ghost Eyes: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Kristy Morrow is fat, ugly and lacks confidence. But she's fine with all that. So why has she been chosen to fill the position of the most important worker at her job? Why did he hand pick her as his replacement before he left? Maybe the disembodied voices will help her figure it all out. Or maybe she's just crazy.
Mantric Syllable: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
As a therapist, Mark Zellar's ability to stamp out negative emotions borders upon magical. But what can he do when the negative all stems from one person, and that person does not wish to change? What's worse, that person is his new boss. Mark's friend, Jay, has a wicked suggestion.
Misdirected: A Novelette
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Who's at the door? Someone keeps knocking at night, bringing Barret Spikes from sleep. He'd see who it is, but he suffers from sleep paralysis, and his mind wakes long before his body. Will Barret be able to move on time to see who it is and protect himself if necessary? Or will the nightly visitor get the door open first? What exactly does the visitor want?
Compelled: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Cory, a young writer, just wants to walk up to the gas station to grab a pack of smokes. Little does he know that he's recently made a bad decision about his life and he's about to pay the price.
Haunting Memories: Four Short Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Four short stories where the haunting past comes back full force.
Horror and Other Emotions: 9 Short Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
9 short works that focus on fear and other emotional reactions.
Dark Pathways: 6 Short Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Sometimes deep, sometimes just plain weird, these 6 stories gather around the theme of strange things that affect the courses of people's lives.
Inside the Animal: 7 Short Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Seven brief speculative stories about strange animal behavior.
Cryptic Zoology: 6 Short Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Six brief creature-feature stories with a little science fiction and a lot of horror.
Wishing Well: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
It sounds like easy money. But Joe will have to follow the shady Clark into the dark woods to get it. Once there, Joe will find something more horrific than even his worst fears.
7 Ways to Steal a Person: 7 Short Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Seven unique and brief stories about different kinds of abduction.
What's in Your Head: 8 Short Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
8 short works that consider things that can get in your head.
Arrow: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
His brothers-in-arms all dead, Arrow continues to fight. But the battlefield has changed drastically, and his new enemies are like nothing from the known world. Something is testing him. Will his training and instincts keep him alive in this strange place, or will he be one of the many casualties in the new world's games of death?
Favored Son: A Short Novelette
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A town's four most popular high-school boys have died in a car accident. A surprise visitor comes to the funeral. He then visits Andrea, the leader of the dead boy's mother. As the rest of Andrea's family falls to ruin, she takes solace in her new friend and tries to figure out what this creature wants. Can anything be done to salvage what remains, or did her family die with the favored son?
Lucidity: Book 3 of the Beyond Reception Series
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Series: Beyond Reception. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In this third installment of the Beyond Reception Series, Alice Shoemaker travels to Oklahoma. She meets interesting characters along the way, including Andy, whose crippling disability is also a tool for incredible foresight. Meanwhile, Jade Parker, whose mere presence brings death to those close to him, waits for her to arrive and help him battle the biggest demon ever to visit this realm.
Horror and Crap: 11 Short Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Stories that emphasize brevity, horror, and sometimes crap.
20 Days in the Darkness: 20 Flash Fiction Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(3.00 from 1 review)
20 flash fiction stories intended to scare and disturb. Approach with caution.
3 Mindful Experiments: 3 Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Stories about parapsychological experiments dreamed up in the author's mind.
Familiar Faces: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Eric Kurdo is seeing people who can't really be there. Is there something they want to show him?
Fantos: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Saul is bouncer that fears no man, except one, but that man might just be magic.
3 Powers: 3 Short Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Three speculative short stories about people with strange abilities.
Broken Rule: A short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The sign says evil cannot enter this place. But evil will still try.
Psyche Horror: Five Short Works by Joshua Scribner
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
These stories blend psychological suspense with horror in a style reminiscent of Joshua Scribner's Novels FEAR AND REPULSION and SEED.
Dead? Three Short Stories by Joshua Scribner
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Three brief stories that speculate on the other side of life.
Rape the Earth and Trendsetter: Two Animal Horror Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two creature-feature short stories, with a little science fiction and a lot of horror.
The Premium: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A persistent telemarketer who's selling something of vital importance. Will his prospective client listen?
Soul Tripping: Book 2 of the Beyond Reception Series
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Series: Beyond Reception. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Joseph Stanton is haunted by the spirit of a past flame and a song that manages to play on its own. Donald Pagel feels a strange presence and senses inhuman changes occurring inside. Across the state, Alice Shoemaker is awoken by a strange light that leads her from the Shares' home. The ancient evil she will face is more powerful than any to date. It seems unstoppable.
Rogue Demon: Book 1 of the Beyond Reception Series
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Series: Beyond Reception. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Odd things are happening to the Shares. Nightmares haunt them. Their toddler seems to see things no one else can. Pictures fall. Cryptic messages appear on frosted glass. Something bad is coming. Many miles away, demented elders deliver strangely coherent messages to Alice Shoemaker. Is it time for the quest she’s been waiting for? Can she find the Shares and help them thwart this evil menace?
All That Remains: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
A post-apocalypse zombie story with country setting and a scientific twist.
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