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Quicksand by Matthew Di Paoli
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Neon Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Matthew Di Paoli's short story "Quicksand" first appeared in issue thirty-nine of Neon. It's a dark little tale about a man who finds himself stuck in a patch of quicksand while on his way to the butcher. As the story progresses he sinks deeper and deeper, while the world around him continues apace - not even a visit from his parents or a new prospective love interest can save him from sinking.
Waiting for Santa: A Christmas Horror Story by Rebecca M. Senese
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
On a quiet Christmas Eve, Timmy waits for Santa. The lights on the tree are twinkling and Timmy’s set out the cookies and milk. Everything is prepared as Timmy waits to make his appeal. He’s even pulled out the axe to make sure Santa listens... Timmy doesn’t want to have to ask twice. "Waiting for Santa" is a short story.
The Malevolent Goldfish - Doom Edition by Jared Prophet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Screenplays » Horror
Peril Press, April 2011 THE MALEVOLENT GOLDFISH "Doom Edition" by Jared Prophet What fiendish horrors lie within the mind of that Damned Fish? FORWARD - 850 Words THE MALEVOLENT GOLDFISH - 3600 Words GOLDFISH OF DOOM: Screenplay - 1700 Words GOLDFISH OF DOOM: Image Gallery - 4 pieces of Promotional Art Film Credits 2 Stories of a Murderous Goldfish
Phosphor by R.C. Ray II
Series: The Parables of Light, Book 1. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 90,780. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
A homicide team investigates a murder at a nursing home, only to uncover a wildly exotic death that has stalked its victims across the United States. Thrust into a world where normal people consume themselves like living stars, they discover an opponent who is either brilliantly insane or something completely inhuman. And a treasure beyond human reckoning...
Rider in Shadow by Troy D. Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,350. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The tales in this collection come from many different genres, often blurring the distinctions between one and another: horror, fantasy, science fiction, thriller, paranormal, suspense. Despite that, most are bound by a common thread –a certain… darkness. Any of these short stories, no matter their genre, could have appeared on either The Twilight Zone or Alfred Hitchcock Presents...
Some Thing by Lori R. Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A tongue-in-cheek tale about a man who drank the water, another man and his bazooka, and a lady with a loaded gun. Brought together in a showdown between paranoia and reality, three once-ordinary lives will never be the same. This horror fable is based on an actual environmental hazard along the Mexican border and the potential for disaster.
A Natural Study of the Scream by Eric Stringer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This is an intense horror short story. While waiting seemingly endlessly in a place filled with screams, what better way to pass the time than with a journal entry or two?
Discoredia by J.C. Michael
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,760. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
As the year draws to a close a mysterious stranger makes a proposition to club owner, Warren Charlton. It's a deal involving a brand new drug called Pandemonium. The good news: the drug is free. The bad news: it comes at a heavy price, promising much but delivering far more. Euphoria and ecstasy. Death and depravity. All come together, at Discoredia.
The Eldritch Beyond: Two Lovecraftian Tales of Old Japan by T. W. King
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Two tales of terror in old Japan draw from the mythos created by H. P. Lovecraft and his literary circle, pitting mere mortals against cosmic powers beyond their ken. Previously published separately, they are now presented together for the first time—a double dose of thrills and chills for the lover of Lovecraftian fiction. Contains "The Doom that Came to Yamatai" and "The Shadow over Yoshiwara".
Bargain Hunter: A Horror Story by Rebecca M. Senese
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Queen of the bargains, Mariella gets more than she bargained for at the new Bargain Kingdom when they kick her out. Everyone swoons over the amazing prices, except her. Mariella sees they’re no bargain! Soon shoppers disappear after a special After Hours sale. A sale Mariella`s friend Sondra plans to attend. Now Mariella must strike the bargain of a lifetime to save her friend & neighbourhood.
The Sleeping Mind by J. Jeffrey Parker
Series: River of Souls. Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(5.00 from 1 review)
My name is Ishaara Daldien. If I am not dead already, I likely will be soon. I do not know where I am, but I suspect I am between realms. Perhaps above them? Is this the place of which Gabriel spoke? Gabriel. I will find you. I will find a way out, but it will be a way forward. As you found a bridge, I will build one. I will build one, cross it, and make you answer for what you have done.
High Plains Lazarus: A Weird Western by K. A. Laity
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,940. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Dead folk are just about the last thing you want to see while wandering through the deserts of the great wild West. Things get a whole lot worse if they're not the lying down kind of dead but the *running around trying to take a bite out of you* sort. Whatever's got the corpses jumping is bound to spell a bad day for anyone unlucky enough to ride into town.
Where There's a Will... by Frankie Lassut
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
This is the revised and updated version of A Flower in the Attic. It consists of two horror stories, and two sort of fantasy/mystery stories, both inspired by small events. I hope you enjoy them. Where there’s a will deals with a troublesome mother. Warm your cockles deals with growing cockles, and dangerous animals. A Nice Romantic Man? I hope you enjoy a good love story.
Morpheus Tales #21 Ebook by Morpheus Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,480. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror(5.00 from 1 review)
The twenty first issue of the UK's most controversial weird fiction magazine! Read the magazine Christopher Fowler calls "edgy and dark", and see what you think. www.morpheustales.com
Wolf's Bane: A Horror Story by Rebecca M. Senese
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Any wife would be upset to awaken to find their husband missing, but Mrs. Willis has even larger concerns. Most husbands weren’t werewolves. And most wives didn’t have to worry about the local Dog Catcher. Damn Fred’s penchant for squirrels!
The After: Odd Tales of the Afterlife by L.L. Sanders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Leslie Lee Sanders. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Explore interpretations of the afterlife by traveling alongside a few unfortunate souls. In this collection, three odd tales are twisted with bits of sci-fi and horror that will leave you deep in thought long after The End.
Monster Aces by Pro Se Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,050. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(5.00 from 1 review)
THEY DON’T JUST HUNT MONSTERS – THEY DESTROY THEM! Having selflessly abandoned their identities, their pasts and their futures, the Monster Aces are all that stand between humanity and the fell creatures that lurk in the shadows. Four men and one woman use their amazing abilities as a team to scour the globe for monsters and bring an end to their unholy existence - whatever the danger.
The Reaper Files by David H. Keith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: American English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror(4.50 from 2 reviews)
I hereby present five tales of the macabre drawn from the recesses of the files of the Reaper. If you revel in stories of horror with a twist, then this is perfect for you. CONTAINS GRAPHIC VIOLENCE AND LANGUAGE.