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The Tao of Crocodiles
By Euan Harvey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A short story by Euan Harvey Dreams have power. Not the common dreams of flying or arriving naked at work—those are nothing more than the froth thrown up as the sleep-waves roll across the mind. No, the dreams that have power are the deep dreams, the unformed dreams. They move slowly in the deep of the mind, like great whales gliding under the waves.
Jenny's Secret
By Lisa McCourt Hollar
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Jenny has a problem with the wall in her kitchen. It is infested with bugs, but that is the least of her concerns. Something else is alive behind the wall. Something more frightening than bugs.
Deliver Me From Evil
By Mikel Classen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by NetBound Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A Man's day off in his sailboat takes a turn for the worse, castaway on a dark island, he encounters a woman, the seeming sole resident, leads him to a waiting doorway where terror waits for its next victim.
Winter Visitor
By John Gaffield
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(2.00 from 1 review)
Darren was awakened by a strange sound within his bedroom with a blizzard and subzero temperatures outside. He realized he was no longer alone in his room. Was someone or something after him? Will he be able to evade the visitor? Second Edition - April 2011.
Three Horror Tales
By Carl Reader
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
As the title suggests, this offering contains three stories of the strange and grotesque. In "His Angels He Charges With Error" a priest is determined to discover why his brother, also a priest, committed suicide. In "The Euthanasians" a unique method of disposing of the terminally ill is depicted. And in "My Father's Watch" an ancient curse attempts to avenge a horrific massacre.
If These Walls Could Scream
By J.R. Rodriguez
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
I've seen hellish things. I've had terrible acts committed within my walls by equally terrible people. I am in anguish. I am tormented. The ghosts of the long dead walk my floors. They fill me with dread and fear. I can't protest. If only I could be free. If only these walls could scream...I could let the world know of my never ending horror...
Twisted Tumbleweed Tales
By Paul Victor Wargelin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
The Wild West Was Never This Wild or This Weird: The Bony Express delivers souls across the desert plains…Santa Claus is wanted by bounty hunters who have no Christmas spirit…A legendary Pinkerton pursues Jack the Ripper along the Barbary Coast…Billy the Kid leads a gang of Lost Boys in Nevertown…And fifteen more weird western stories, both horrific and bizarre.
The Lost Souls of Bell Valley
By A.D. Distler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,190. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A paranormal thriller, spanning four generations and four families in a classic battle of good versus evil. In the rural Appalachian foothills of southern Ohio, Drew Christman, his brother-in-law and four friends battle a dark entity that inhabits the abandoned town of Bell Valley. For generations, families near the town had scattered; leaving the area forever.
A River Darkly
By Rob Shelsky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
"Adelaide knew the woman was a true phantom. She was a gray thing standing upon the little stone bridge, a sinister specter haunting a dark river. As if this wasn't terrible enough, there were those dead children to consider as well..." When Adelaide picks out an old Victorian mansion in Scotland as her summer home, she isn't aware the estate comes with a haunted river, but she soon finds out...
Nightcrawler
By Scott Crowder
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Something stalks the inhabitants of a small North Carolina town, something with an appetite that can't be sated. Two girls are forced to help it hunt for meat so that they can save their mother. Is there enough of Mom left to save, though?
Red Father
By Scott Crowder
Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Better not pout, better not cry, better not shout, I'm telling you why: the Red Father's coming, and he's the thing children fear most about Christmas night. He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake, he knows when you've been bad or good, so for God's sake, run, even if it does you no good at all...
Unbecoming
By Scott Crowder
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Who is the Meat in the basement? That's the question on police SWAT Lt. Boulder Johnson's mind. The basement is in his brother-in-law Harley Earle's house and the question is important; Harley's wife, Boulder's sister, was never found after the uprising that saw the dead awaken. They were known as Meats when they were preying on the living. Now that they're gone, who's the Meat in the basement?
Stories from the Ether Volume I: The Secret of Rue McGrath & The Excerpt
By W.T. Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The Secret of Rue McGrath and The Excerpt are two original short stories exploring the dark world that remains unseen to all but a unlucky few.
Locked Out
By R.M. Haag
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the arctic darkness a man demands that Lynn let him inside, but she doesn't dare. Not with the children to protect. If she waits he'll have to leave. A short story by the author of Downland.
Abe
By Jerry McKinney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
0.5 star(4.50 from 6 reviews)
This is a short story. Beautiful, flirtatious women. Their desire for Abe obvious in their eyes. Ultimately, each will give him exactly what he needs. But then they always make such a damn mess. Abe’s mind begins to scream.
Wild Call: A Horror Story
By Rebecca M. Senese
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In the wilds of an idyllic Yukon summer, Buck pans for gold while waiting for his partner to return with more provisions. Buck dreams of returning home to his girl, Sadie, if, no, when he strikes it big. Then one night he awakes to howls and Buck soon learns that Sadie's disapproving father is the least of his worries...
Long Horn, Big Shaggy
By Steve Vernon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,580. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
There’s things out there that you ain’t dreamed of. Like back-from-the-dead mountain men, green ghost mountain spirits, carrion stallion, time traveling mad scientists and zombified buffalo…just for starters. This weird western novella starts at a gallop and gathers momentum faster than a stampeding avalanche. You will never look at a severed head the same way again.
The Believer
By Mary Underwood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by NetBound Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
A clan of vampires are trapped in an abandoned tomb for 1000 years. Above them, holding them prisoner is an ancient monastary. Suddenly the monastary is being abandoned and desanctified. Finally, after all this time, is the freedom of the vampires finally at hand?
Evilution
By Shaun Jeffrey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,050. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Shrouded by fog for nearly two years, the picturesque village of Paradise harbours more than its share of secrets. Having won a cottage in a competition she can’t remember entering, Chase Black moves to Paradise, only to discover that its beauty is skin deep – murder and madness fester in its shadows. A virtual prisoner; too late she discovers the real reason she’s there ...
The Demon Cross
By Nathan Shumate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private investigator Rennie Avalon’s current job seems simple: to find and regain an antique book purloined from the collection of an elderly archivist. But nothing is ever that simple for Rennie.