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Dead Man's Chest
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Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 2, Book 26. Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Captain Salty Sam and his crew were some of the most feared pirates of the seven seas during the 1500's.Salty Sam and his crew's ship The White Pearl was captured and sunk by Captain Peg Leg's ship Black Death. Salty Sam's treasure was buried by Captain Peg Leg just before he took his last breath. Treasure hunters stumbled upon the buried treasure but died trying by the ghost of Captain Peg Leg.
The Haunting of Melsbury Manor: A (Sweet) Ghost Novella
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Charlotte and her maid Trudy stalk the halls of Melsbury Manor, alone since the last tenants fled. But now new tenants are moving in, Andrew and his son Mark, and their presence threatens the careful equilibrium Charlotte has developed. Will she be able to escape them? Just who is haunting who?
The Wraith
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A woman becomes intrigued by a brooding figure in one of her poems. She thinks she sees him everywhere she goes, an elusive presence. Is she going mad or is he really stalking her? Find out the twisted truth in an eerie tale that begins and ends with the haunting verse from which the phantom emerged.
Inside Melting House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Short Story Press Presents Inside Melting House by Matthew Kilpatrick. “Inside Melting House” is a creepy and suspenseful story that will draw into its mystery. It introduces you to sympathetic characters over two generations that, even in the short space of the story, you come to sympathize with and understand.
Stone Cold (A Suburban Noir Ghost Story #4)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
In the fourth novella of this series, Madison Keith visits her best friend on the Oregon coast. While staying in an unusual stone house, she meets two disturbing women who harbor a shocking secret. As Madison seeks to uncover the reasons for their cruel and aggressive behavior, she has a supernatural encounter, and stumbles across the body of someone who has been dead for some time.
The Night Strangler
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,720. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Cecil Pardon, a brutal serial killer who has slaughtered over forty beautiful women, isn't afraid of anything, especially death until he encounters the ghosts of all his victims. As they haunt him day and night, insisting that he confess to the police where their bodies are buried, Pardon is terrified of the women. A much bigger challenge is coming as the police close in on him.
The Witch's Brew: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
It was a hopeless love affair and William knew it; but he couldn't stop his heart. With that thought in mind, William sets out for the witch’s cabin. He has saved his money, and now he has enough for the magic potion that will make Annabelle Carson love him forever. Find out what happens to William in this short, but creepy tale. Ages 9 and up.
A Head For Ned: Midnight Ghosts Book #3
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Series: Cemetery Ghosts, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Simon was looking out his bedroom window. A full moon was just clearing the horizon. Huge and glowing in the night sky, it lit up the ground. It cast long, dark shadows of houses, trees and lamp posts into the night. Simon smiled. Another cemetery tour would be on. He wanted to go back and see Lisa and Jack. Strange that he only ever saw them on such nights. And in the cemetery!
A Seat at the Theatre: Midnight Ghosts Book #2
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Series: Cemetery Ghosts, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Simon sat at his desk in his room, doing homework. A tapping on the window distracted him. He looked up and saw Lisa and Jack. Simon went to the window and opened it. “What are you doing here?” he asked. Lisa ignored his question. “Do you want to come with us? We’re going to the cemetery.” Are there such things as ghosts? And what will Simon find in the cemetery at night?
A Ghost at Midnight: A Scary Ghost Story
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Series: Cemetery Ghosts, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
“Are you ready for our trip tonight?” Simon’s mom asked. “Mom, it’s a cemetery.” “I know. Isn’t it exciting?” Mom’s face lit up. “Lots of famous people are there.” “But only dead people live in a cemetery,” said Simon. “Now, Simon. You know there’s no such thing as ghosts,” said Mom. “Just think how much fun it will be." Find out what happens to Simon in this creepy cemetery tale.
FF489: A Spooky Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Mayday! Mayday! We had just finished a bombing run and we were lost. The fog was as thick as pea soup, and our instrument panel had been damaged by enemy gunfire. Would anyone come to our rescue? Suddenly the radio crackled to life and I heard a voice. But where would it lead us? Read this short, but creepy tale to find out. Ages 9 and up.
Captain Albacore: A 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Who was the mysterious pilot hanging around the flight room. What did he want? No one really knew. Then one day Captain Albacore collapsed. As a fellow pilot, someone was duty bound to visit him in the hospital and I drew the short straw. But I wasn’t prepared for the request he made of me, or how that request would turn out. Read this short, but creepy tale to find out who Captain Albacore is.
Powerful Spirits
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dr. Emil Lazarus, town drunk and physician to the unserved Chinese in 1906 San Francisco, is able to see and speak to the town's deceased population. Long time companion and ghostly philosopher Chin Lao brings him dire news of a creature that is consuming the local spirits and may eventually jeopardize the living. Defeating it may require Doc to join his only friends prematurely.
Lost Girl (Book One of the Lost Trilogy) A Paranormal Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,230. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Allison Weathers doesn't believe in ghosts. But when a tragic twist of fate leads her to a small mountain town in East Tennessee, she soon learns that the dead don't always stay silent. Thrust into a haunted world where the paranormal and evil collide, she has one hope of survival: unravel the sinister history of the old Victorian farmhouse she's purchased, and find the link to her muddled past.
The Castle of Black Shadows
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Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 2, Book 24. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Kathy and Jim Patterson were just a little too eager to settle down and start a new family. They jumped into the first place they saw, Denmore Castle, unaware of what lies beneath the castle walls. Kathy was a school teacher and her husband Jim was a chemist. Kathy and Jim had it all, money, love and the pursuit of happiness. Their dream castle would soon turn into a nightmare castle.
The Court Martial of Kiddo Slacks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
...We stared hard at him trying to weigh him up. He was weird. And it wasn’t just the neatness of his clothes, which looked as if they’d been ironed by some social worker; more that there was a stillness about him, as if he’d stood in the presence of some god and had been blessed.
The Haunted Bridge
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Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 2, Book 22. Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(2.33 from 3 reviews)
Tom Barlow and Virginia Thompson had a forbidden love that would be the envy of any couple. Tom and Virginia would sneak out of their houses and meet at their favorite place to gaze at the stars and share an evening of passion. Their secret place to rendezvous was this old wooden bridge known as the Old Mill Bridge that was in the middle of nowhere. It was so quiet that you could hear a pin drop.
A Hurt Too Deep
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Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 1 review)
Steffa thought that by moving across the country and changing her name, she could start a new life free of the stifling old-money and high-society obligations of Hartford Cove. She should have known better. Her ex-mother-in-law doesn't give up that easily. When Virginia Vandermere wants something, there's no distance too far, no lengths too extreme, and no hurt too deep.
Cemeteries of the Heart and Other Stories
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Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(3.80 from 5 reviews)
In a distant future, Stan works at a dead-end job, handcuffed to his desk, forbidden to look out the window. His life seems hopeless till he meets Meredith, a coworker who harbors secrets about this world and the next, secrets that could make his life worth living . . . Thus begins Cemeteries of the Heart and Other Stories, eight mind-bending tales of madness that will leave their mark on you.
The Gift
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Where does the notorious Rosa Watson go following her release from prison? Can she escape from her past? Or has the past caught up with her? Tom Radcliffe believes she has a gift, but is he right? And what is it that Rosa can really see? ('The Gift' is longer version of the short story that won first prize in the Oundle Literary Festival in 2011.)