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And No Birds Sing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Kathryn Ptacek, author of the horror novels, In Silence Sealed, Shadoweyes, Blood Autumn, and many more is also an established short story writer and poet. Included in And No Birds Sing are a few examples of her short fiction and poetry: La Belle Dame Sans Merci Butternut and Blood Pleasure Domes Oasis
In Silence Sealed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,110. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Two ravishing beauties—the Greek sisters Athina and August Kristonosos. Three giants of the Romantic Movement—John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and George Gordon, Lord Byron. Three great poets, all of whom die young. All three know the Kristonosos sisters. The Morning and the Evening Stars, Percy Bysse Shelly calls them. They will live on. The Great Romantic poets will not.
The Mysterious Massacre of 76'
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A small quiet island town is beyond shocked when they are woken by a massive group of indescribably deadly creatures. Unsure of their fate, the town rallies together to try and take on the devastation head-on and save whatever humanity they have left. Through the eyes of one young man the town's story is finally explained, but what happens to them in the end may still remain a mystery.
The Silver Skull
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,530. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Into the fabulous realm of sixteenth-century Mexico comes Alfonso Martinez a Spanish alchemist searching for the legendary Aztec gold. With him is the silver skull of Don Sebastian de Vilanueva - wizard, vampire, explorer of earths dark mysteries. Then the skull falls into the hands of a virgin priestess the sensuous leader of an Aztec cult.
The Black Castle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Undead
The Black Castle is a fast-moving tale of battle between brothers. One is seen as evil because he is a vampire, while the other is perceived as good because he is a man of God. But the vampire only does what he has to do to survive while the churchman, an Inquisitor, inflicts pain for the power it confers upon him. Which is the greater evil?
Mouth to God's Ear
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,540. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
He is leaving town forever. His goodbyes are a nightmare. Godfrey Thorn’s last day in America is spent saying goodbye to family and friends. As the day turns to night, Godfrey’s terrible secret becomes known. His farewell tour of old stomping grounds soon escalates into something no one ever expected and something they cannot escape.
Godfat's Door
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,430. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
Humankind is faced with a sudden new problem: When people fall asleep, they die. If you want to live, you need to stay awake. With sleep bringing death, the world descends into chaos outside of Godfat’s apartment door. His neighbors convince Godfat that they should gather together in his apartment and keep one another awake. While humanity takes a collective dirt-nap, strange happenings occur.
Mauled
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When every dog wants to kill you, you realize just how many dogs there are in the world. Philadelphia psychologist Lucas Miller was attacked by poodle one cloudy, October morning. After being attacked by two more dogs, Lucas begins to realize that every dog who smells him wants him dead. Trying to figure out why this is happening to him and how to stop it, he searches for answers.
The Only Red is Blood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
It's been a year since the Carousel, and John is struggling with his leadership of the house, as they continue to protect the world from the denizens of Hell and Bower's Fall. Luke and Emma are attempting to rebuild their lives, until one night, Luke is kidnapped and coerced by a group of mercenaries who are determined to reach the far side of Hell, and have need of his particular skill.
Carousel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,340. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
On the opening night of Luke’s art exhibition at a local gallery, a stranger arrives with a lucrative proposition. Flat broke, and on the verge of being thrown out of his apartment, Luke eagerly accepts the challenge and discovers, rather than paint on canvas, the task involves the restoration of an antique carousel horse. It is a precursor to a much bigger project.
The Mobster's Missing Diamonds
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A small plane crashed in a remote region of the national park three weeks ago. No trace of its pilot was found. The plane's registration suggests a link to organized crime. Now three men are at the ranger station. They're "going camping." The ranger has suspicions as to whey they're there--but October is no time for inexperienced hikers in those mountains.
La Casa de los Diez Muertos
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Una mujer aburrida en una mansión aislada. Un amante empeñado en hacer realidad sus fantasías. Un sistema de seguridad inviolable. Y el recuerdo de crímenes pasados sobrevolando la tormenta. ¿Qué esconden las paredes de la Hacienda Haugen?
I Live Among You
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
When the Devil comes a-calling, Grandy isn't surprised. He's a damned soul—or so he thinks. When the urge comes over him, he kills without pity or remorse. But the Devil isn't after his soul. Not just yet. He hires Grandy to infiltrate a cult which is planning to open a Portal to another dimension. The Old Gods await. The Devil can't go where he isn't invited. But Grandy can.
The Nightwalker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,370. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Bobby had almost convinced himself his lover's death was an accident. It wasn't his fault. Once the uncontrollable tingling began in his hands, he could only watch in horror as they killed her. But then he saw the jogger. As his eyes followed the man, he felt that same eerie power flowing into his arms and legs, and he found himself running with inhuman animal grace to overtake the runner.
The Men Upstairs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
He finds her crying in the lobby of a movie theater and takes her home to his apartment, a strange, beautiful woman with no last name, a mysterious past, and a powerful sexual allure. He wants her, and she wants him. There's only one problem: the Men Upstairs. She used to belong to them—and they'll do anything to get her back.
Dead Voices
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 150,290. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
ONLY THE DEAD ARE TRULY SAFE. A young girl killed on a desolate highway. A mother agonized by unceasing guilt. In the vivid light of day, in the nightmare depths of sleep, her daughter calls to her from the grave. And soon she'll know if the voices she hears intend a warning only a loved one can sound. Or seek a revenge beyond the limits of death itself. Don't believe your ears.
Winter Wake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,760. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
EARLY GRAVE Glooscap Island, off the coast of Maine … shrouded in fog … ringed by icy gray water. Here the Carlson family comes home to a tortuously intensifying nightmare—first in the guise of a beautiful but calculating woman, then in the shape of a vengeful wraith with glistening bones … coils of black hair … cold, staring eyes … and a horrifying command of this living world.
Knock Knock (A Jack Nightingale Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: British English. Published: April 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
Jack Nightingale is called in to investigate an App that allows a demon from Hell to cause havoc on Earth. Knock Knock is a fast-paced supernatural story about 14,000 words long, featuring his long-suffering assistant Jenny McLean and his nemesis, the demon Proserpine.
LampLight - Volume 6 Issue 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,190. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2018 by Apokrupha LLC. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Chet Williamson is the featured writer! He brings a haunting story, *"And So Will I Remember You..."* We talk with him about audio productions, acting, and, of course, books. Fiona Maeve Geist talks about Gertrude Barrows Bennett & Daphne Du Maurier Fiction from: Errick Nunnally, Melanie Rees, Lisa May Lu, Samantha Mills
Blood Reign April 2018
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
The return of Blood Reign Lit featuring interviewers with Steena Holmes, Jason Marsden, and Justin Shenkarow.