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Appliance-ocalypse (A Short Story) by Shondra Snodderly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The last thing anyone would accuse an appliance of having is a dream, but that is exactly what Silex has. In order to be indispensable to his family, he'll do whatever it takes to make that dream come true. But he's not alone. Something else is lurking in the kitchen and it wants Silex gone. What began as a simple wish is now a battle to see who will become King of the Counter.
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.
On The Air With Mike Gypsy And Sacheana Crow by Samie Foster
Series: Head in the Clouds: Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The day started just as normal as any other for both Mike and Sacheana. The two start the day at their daily job as hosts of the radio show On The Air. Things become strange when callers start asking about strange lights and monsters in the sky. Baffled by what they are hearing, the hosts piece together what's going on, as they have no idea of what they are about to confront right outside the door
The Soul of the Hobnailed Boot by John Duncklee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Harry Kennedy stakes out a home for himself on The Lonesome Buzzard, his mining claim in the mountains near Bandino. For 23 years, he scraped a living out of the old mine. Then he finally decides to retire, and accepts a monthly check from Social Security. Now some 'guvment yahoos' are telling him he has to leave to make way for a campground. "Well," Harry decides. "We'll just see about that!"
The Fourth Horseman (Lost DMB Files #43) by David Mark Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
"A provocative moral tale as much about embracing life as meeting Death." The buzz of phasing in and out of temporal existence and lopping off heads only lasts so long. Afterwards Death seeks the solace of an airstream trailer and a batch of the best tequila the world's ever known. But nothing fills the emptiness. When annihilation is your sole purpose how can you find substance for your soul?
A Touch of Fear: 5 Light Horror Stories for the Faint of Heart by Rebecca M. Senese
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
For those who like their horror light, here are 5 tales to give just a chill. Discover a new recipe, find a wayward husband, dig up an extra appendage, learn a new craft, and find the perfect pet. These stories bring a shiver as they leave you with a smile. Includes: "How to Cook Husbands," "Wolf's Bane," "Leg Me Call You Sweetheart," "Living with the Dead," and "Puppy Love."
Shadow Child by Joseph A. Citro
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,320. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Eric Nolan is a man already too familiar with death. His brother's long-ago disappearance, the loss of his parents, and his wife's recent demise in an auto accident have left him near the edge physically and emotionally. In desperation he returns to his boyhood haunt, the family farm in rural Antrim, Vermont, now occupied by his cousin, Pamela, her husband, Clint, & Luke, their four-year-old son.
The Magic Wagon by Joe R. Lansdale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
When the Magic Wagon comes to town, folks get a genuine medicine show that includes a wrestling ape, fancy shooting, and a peek at the petrified body of Wild Bill Hickok himself. They also get bottles of a whiskey-laced elixir to drown their aches and pains. Old Albert drives the wagon, a rawboned youngster named Buster Fogg does the odd jobs, and "champion" trick shooter Billy Bob Daniels.
The Lost Souls by Erica Morrison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Lost Souls is the story of a 13 year old boy named Coby in the summer before his freshman year. The summer starts out like any other, he hangs out at the lake and spends time with his two best friends, but when new neighbors move in across the street Coby makes a friend that will change his life forever.
Black Ice: collected stories by Anna Reith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,480. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by Frith Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Seven tales to intrigue, entice, and unnerve. Black Ice: collected stories is a compendium of dark fantasy, magic realism and horror that blurs the boundaries between myth and reality, imagination and nightmare.
Nathan, the Buttercups are Blooming by Linda Swift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Short Story Speculative Fiction ~ Nathan Bradford is a prosperous man who always provided well for his wife Esther and their eight children. Now blind with glaucoma, he listens with helpless fury as his beloved wife lies dying while his children respond in their individual ways to the evolving crisis they all feel helpless to prevent. Will Nathan change the seemingly inevitable course of events?
The Red Man by Anna Reith
Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012 by Frith Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.59 from 22 reviews)
An archaeological dig unearths an ancient Celtic secret that should have stayed buried.
Cemetery Dreams by N.R. Allen
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General(3.00 from 1 review)
It's time to turn out the light and step into the darkness as: ...a robber learns that there's more to Hell than the devil... ...a woman discovers a painting's frightening secret... ...an old woman finds a terrifying afterlife... ...an apocalypse survivor is trapped between the world he can't leave behind and the one he's so desperate to find... ...a young man learns of true darkness...
Once Upon A Time In Australia 3 - Nocturalis by Carter Rydyr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Storm Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Once upon a time in Australia, long before the arrival of modern man, in a time before the Dreamtime, there were other far more ancient races of humans. Bizarre creatures roamed the land, strange fish swam the oceans, and grotesque ghouls flew the skies. All are long dead. All evidence of their existence decayed and eroded by the wind and rain. Their stories buried by the red sands of time…
Once Upon A Time In Australia 2 - Before The Dreamtime by Carter Rydyr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Storm Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Adventure » Action
After being abducted by terrifying creatures from ancient mythology, four people wind up stranded in a mysterious realm populated by bizarre races and fantastic monsters. Contains lavish illustrations.
Black Ice by Anna Reith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Frith Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Rookie trucker Jack is stoked for his first solo trip on the Arctic Road. But, out there on the ice, there are things that shouldn't exist outside of stories.
Dead Shot Clock by Blaise Marcoux
Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Short Story Press Presents Dead Shot Clock by Blaise Marcoux Little does the average person know that the government bartered a treaty with the demons. Every year, five teams of fourteen-year olds, each from a different continent, must play basketball with the demons in a game that will decide whether humanity stays safe... or another hellish invasion begins. This follows one such team's game.
The Monster Channel by Jim Simon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A weird kid, a strange creature that lives in the attic of an old house, and a creepy cable salesman who arrives at night to sell a cable channel that shows only monster movies: Welcome to the eerie experience of The Monster Channel where the first show you watch might be your last!
Zombee A Go-Go: A Horror Novella by Rebecca M. Senese
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
During a trip to Zombee A Go-Go, zombie wrangler Jay meets Melanie the zombie tamer. She wants to learn wrangling but he ain’t teachin’ no matter that she’s both sweet-looking & feisty. When Melanie heads off to learn her own way, Jay follows & helps her escape from the largest zombie herd ever. When the herd turns toward the Go-Go, Jay must work with Melanie to save the Go-Go from zombies.
Bright Lights & Glass Houses by Ashton Raze
Price: Free! Words: 89,490. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller(5.00 from 1 review)
Twenty two tales of horror and mystery unearth dark secrets and terrible truths. From serial killers to short-order cooks, disillusioned office workers to child prodigies, the members of this braying human menagerie are on a collision course with the end times – and one another. Ashton Raze’s debut short story collection weaves a series of narratives into a creepy, tangled, darkly comic whole.