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The Teardrop Method
Series: TTA Novellas, TTA Novellas #4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,400. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2018 by TTA Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The Teardrop Method by Simon Avery is the fourth in TTA Press's Novella series (previous titles are Eyepennies by Mike O'Driscoll, the award-winning Spin by Nina Allan, and Cold Turkey by Carole Johnstone, all available on this site). It contains a bonus linked short story, 'Going Back to the World'.
The Society of Misfit Stories Presents: The Unknown
Series: The Society of Misfit Stories Presents.... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: British English. Published: May 17, 2018 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
At the end of the 19th century, young Welsh aristocrat returns home following the mysterious death of his father, a scholar of the occult. Despite his desire to start a new life, circumstances conspire to send him into a spiral of madness. Estimated word count: 10,900 words
Black Static #63 (May-June 2018)
Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine, 63. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
New horror fiction by Steven J. Dines, Kristi DeMeester, J.S. Breukelaar, Nicholas Kaufmann, and Matt Thompson. Art by Richard Wagner, Ben Baldwin, and Vincent Sammy. Columns by Ralph Robert Moore and Lynda E. Rucker. Book reviews by Peter Tennant, including an in-depth interview with Priya Sharma. Film reviews by Gary Couzens.
The Sampler
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 42,470. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
"The Sampler" is a collection of psychological horror stories. Bullies get what they deserve. Privilege has its price. Somebody, somewhere is about to meet the unexpected, and unintended, consequences of their actions.
I Am Dracula
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » General
From the haunted Carpathian Mountains of darkest Transylvania, Dracula reveals the Secret History of Vampires, Witches, and blasphemous horror. Told in his own words, here is the story of Dracula, a mortal warlord destined to become the Vampire King of the Undead. You have been told many lies. Now learn the truth. Welcome to Dracula’s world.
Sympathy
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
When local farmer Darby Frost is admitted to Green Hill Medical Center's emergency room with a slashed throat, the local sheriff doesn't want him to survive. As E.R. physician Franklin Meebs tries to keep him alive, he discovers a darker secret buried deep beneath the troubled man's wounds, and the incident that nearly took his life in the first place
Wayfarer: AV494
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: American English. Published: May 11, 2018 by Curiosity Quills Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Kerys Loring takes the job of a lifetime for a xenoarchaeologist, but soon after arriving on a remote planet a three-year flight from home, her dream becomes a nightmare.
Bestiario
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 35,970. Language: Spanish. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
El periodista independiente Juan Martín Moreno sufrió la trágica pérdida de su hermana mayor cuando él apenas tenía trece años de edad, pese a ello crecería fortaleciendo su carácter y buscando la verdad detrás de cada caso, sin olvidar nunca la siguiente pregunta: ¿Quién asesinó a su hermana?.
The Lost Soul
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,810. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Black eyes. Seeing eyes. Death eyes.As Keeper of the Dead, Sondra Carstairs can see, hear and feel souls that no longer walk among the living.
Buddy (Nederlandstalig)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: Dutch. Published: May 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Twee duikvrienden genieten van een geweldige duik in de Oosterschelde. Als ze besluiten een tweede duik te maken, zijn ze zich er niet van bewust dat sommige dingen niet beter worden... Het kalme water blijkt verrassend gevaarlijk. Pas op voor het onverwachte.
The Quickening
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
(previously published as Purgatory's Gate) After healthy young Debra Miller dies giving birth, guilt-ridden Dr. David Monroe's secret investigation uncovers a terrifying world where madness and violence reign. Our deepest, darkest dreams of hell on earth are about to become reality. With the help of a disillusioned priest, Monroe has to confront the never-ending battle between good and evil.
The Slingerman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,670. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Summer, 1941. Murdoch, Illinois, in the Corn Belt of Ashford County. With the nation on the verge of a second World War, a young man finds work at the house of the wealthiest family in town. Lingering in the periphery is the shadowy figure of a local legend commonly known as the Slingerman, who some believe is behind the mutilation of three bodies. Is a ghoul from beyond the grave to blame?
Dating The Devil
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,460. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Dating the Devil is about Satan's intense need for purpose and love and about fulfilling his evil wanton desires, being what he is, he hides behind deceit and treachery as he tortures, murders, and manipulates the living and the dead to get his way. Stunned by her gorgeous body he wants her more than anything that he has ever wanted in life as his lust to mate with her spirals out of control.
The Hunt
You set the price! Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » General
The United States Variation Unit's job is to hunt vampires, or 'variants', as the CIA calls them. New members cycle through faster than their weapons cycle shells and the job is considered a suicide mission by all that are aware of it. Those attracted to the job are normally desperate for a large amount of money in a short period of time. However, their prey could be even more desperate...
Under the Willow Tree
Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Kimberly Holtshire is on her final mission in space. But she won't be coming home. Oxygen levels are dropping due to a malfunction and soon she will be dead. She begins to write as best as she can in her journal. It was going to be a keepsake for her grandsons when she returned to earth. However, she knows her fate and jots down her life's mistakes and most of all, the buried secrets of her life.
Mountain of the Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,940. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An American true-crime writer sets out to retrace the steps of nine hikers who died violent deaths in the Russian wilderness in 1959. However, nothing can prepare him for what he is about to discover…
How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Who doesn't need to know How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend? From the first African-American to receive the HWA Bram Stoker award, this collection of both horror and science fiction short stories and poetry reveals demons in the most likely people (like a jealous ghost across the street) or in unlikely places (like the dimension-shifting dreams of an American Indian).
Cravings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,120. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Desire. Wanting. Longing. Simply put, it’s the “Pandora’s Box” of human emotion, capable of inspiring us to great heights and yet also commonly responsible for our undoing. Its power is palpable and its control over us irresistible. And when a master storyteller like Joan VanderPutten turns her keen eye and delightfully-twisted mind on the subject, the resulting stories are downright addictive.
Awakenings: A Monster Squad Novel - 9
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Urban
With Lilith dead, the Monster Squads gear up to deal with the physically superior Titans. Meanwhile, Thorn has assumed the mantle of Chancellor and attempts to free the Sicarii from his concrete tomb. Follow along as the human hunters attempt to deal with all things that go bump in the night and hide the evidence from the unwitting public.
Shiny Happy People
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Inside a run down theater, a strange old man claims he has the cure for depression. How far would you go to be one of the shiny happy people?