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Dark by James A. Brakken
Price: Free! Words: 9,250. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Contains 1 - 15 of 56 original, eerie poems and delightfully frightening stories--some morbidly amusing, others downright disturbing. Dark engravings add to the macabre nature of this collection. No profane or sexual content. Perfect reading by the fire on dark, stormy nights. FREE, but author hopes you will offer a rating.
The Double Crossing by Silver Bowen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Step5 Transmedia. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
When Martin Main slips out of his own story and into the mind of his creator, all the rules come undone. At first, Martin just wants to understand who he really is. Soon he has a bigger question: Who made who? What if a player takes over the play…? An inmate takes over the asylum…? The asylum…is the play…is reality? The Double Crossing is a dark-SF story about identity. About 7,200 words.
Payment Of A Field Guard by Artie Margrave
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 19,530. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Occult
THERE'S A MURDER DOWN THERE! Keith Garland is startled by the old creature that finds him for help. Following her to her place, he finds out (or is forced to find) that a murder has more than a meaning, all of them dark, terrible and associated with one of the worst sorts of death. A novelette of horror in the spirit of Sam Hain.
The Keeper of The Sunset Lamp by Douglas T. Vale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
She had a long eventful life, but now she's old and tired and afraid her kids will stash her in a nursing home. Then, one night, she gains a mysterious second youth. Her new vitality comes at a terrible and unanticipated price, and attracts unwanted attention. Don't miss this dark fantasy tale.
St. Abernathy by Rey Careaga
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(5.00 from 2 reviews)
St. Abernathy, a long abandoned church set in a working class neighborhood. It is an odd pristine property that includes an adjacent school and rectory. The land and buildings are endlessly worked on by a mysterious caretaker, a man whose name no one cares to remember. It all comes to a head when old man Lauderdale pays a visit. He brings with him nothing other than the baggage of his life and
Number Withheld by David Blake
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(3.90 from 10 reviews)
A horror story in 500 words. Some telephone calls are unwanted. Kane definitely doesn't want these calls - but he can't seem to stop them...
Serpents' Teeth by Rob Shelsky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Maggie and Hanna, two researchers, discover a strange city in a cavern beneath the sea. There, they unearth an ancient and deadly mystery involving a sunken, 18th Century French ship. Earth is in jeopardy and so are their lives, for although the lost City of Ys is ancient, alien hybrids may yet live and dwell in its dark depths. And if they do, then here, indeed, "there be monsters." A Novella.
The Contemporary Rotten Soul Anthology Vol.1 by Mika Paananen
Series: The Contemporary Rotten Soul Anthology, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Join our Archibald, the Gusto Gargoyle, in watching the odd show unravel: Meet the brave odd world in three odd short stories: A metropolitan shark makes a deal with another cell phone operator against company policy. In second story a volunteering university student gets a poor review from modern values. In third story the brave new generation earning their income experiences a slight setback.
Insane Remblings 3 - Place by Oliver Nox
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: Australian English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The next work in the Insane Rambling series (after Sea). Place takes you on a journey, visiting places that only Nox’s mind can untangle.
Insane Ramblings 2 - Sea by Oliver Nox
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: Australian English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The next work in the Insane Rambling series (after Rock). Sea takes you to a place never before visited. A place where sanity is only a before glimmer of light in the distance.
We Are GOD by Mark D. Evans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: British English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(5.00 from 1 review)
Here the rain never stops for as long as the sun hides. Here the population of a town rises only when night falls. Here, an art student named Dirk survives on the breadline with a part-time gig few people do, fewer people want, but everyone needs. Here, everyone's a client. Sooner or later.
Plain Text by Silver Bowen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by Step5 Transmedia. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Paul Devaat is a writer with a secret, in a future world where things aren't as they seem. Devaat's success draws the wrong kind of attention, putting both the past and the future at risk. Not just his, but yours as well. Some voices are best left unheard. Plain Text is a psychological horror story with a weird-SF setting, featuring multiple levels of narration. It's about 5,100 words.
Tadhg & the Cluricauns by Aonghus Fallon
Price: Free! Words: 6,610. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Short story. Tadhg O'Kane was once the town wild man. What made him change? And why is he so scared of a harmless little cobbler like Lawrence O'Toole?
Plato Meramec's Parables of Horror by Plato Meramec
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
Plato Meramec’s Parables of Horror is written to amuse as well as terrify. These three stand-alone short stories blend folklore fiction, philosophy, and horror into a gruesomely wonderful read. This work is designed to be a digital dollar store novel with quality that transcends the grave. Stories featured in this novel are “Creature Nostalgic,” “Flexing in the Dark,” and “Preservation Snee.”
Dead End Train by Mark D. Evans
Price: Free! Words: 9,110. Language: British English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(4.00 from 4 reviews)
It's the dead of night. A man wakes up on a speeding train only to find his carriage empty. As his commute home continues, he grows suspicious of the apparent nothingness outside his window. After his gut tells him something's not quite right, he wonders if his carriage is the only one void of life and embarks on a personal journey through a bleak and desolate train. Where will the ride end?
Mervin Badman by Jonathan Antony Strickland
Price: Free! Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Beware the Tremwell moors. It is easy to get lost amoung the harsh bleakness of the boggy wasteland and grim open tundra that throughout time has claimed many a poor lost soul. But this is not the only danger out on that god forsaken ground. Upon them roams a legend so terrible that mothers whisper it to there children to keep them safe from wandering too far out…Safe from him.