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Quicksand by Matthew Di Paoli
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Neon. 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.
Haunted Flesh: Stories of the Living Dead by Robert Hood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2015 by IFWGPublishingAustralia. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
When are dead people not ghosts? That's easy. When they try to eat you! Haunted Flesh: Stories of the Living Dead collects six of Australian horror maestro Robert Hood's creepiest, most outlandish tales of flesh-bound cadaver mayhem.
Move Under Ground by Nick Mamatas
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 58,210. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015 by Innsmouth Free Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The year is nineteen-sixty-something, and after endless millennia of watery sleep, the stars are finally right. Old R'lyeh rises out of the Pacific, ready to cast its damned shadow over the primitive human world. The first to see its peaks: an alcoholic, paranoid, and frightened Jack Kerouac, who had been drinking off a nervous breakdown up in Big Sur.
The Clumsy Magician by Majanka Verstraete
Series: Weirdville. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2015 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Ever since he received a magic kit from his estranged father, Ryan wanted nothing more than to become a professional magician. Then a creepy loner promises Ryan he can help him perform REAL magic, not just tricks. Ryan doesn’t believe him, at first, but then mysterious things start happening to convince him that magic is real after all. But what price will Ryan have to pay to use such magic?
Scary Stories for Scary People by Dylon Winfield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,520. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In these twenty-two original tales of terror, the beginning of the Raven-Man Mythos, and other pieces of nightmare fuel are waiting for you. Horrifying gods, monsters, and other horrors that seek to prey on mankind lurk beneath our very noses, waiting for the right time to lay unspeakable chaos, madness and fear among us.
Mise-en-scène, February 1928 by Steve Berman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015 by Lethe Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
On a cold winter, a young lady is picked up by a pair of odd parents--once more she has been hired to babysit their precocious children. Of course, the house happens to be in Innsmouth.
Infestation by John F.D. Taff
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Ben Bradley works for an American city that is falling apart. The city embarks on housing redevelopment plan, but there are so many undesirables––the current residents, and the pests. A shadowy figure comes to town with the promise of ridding the city of its unwanted. First, the vermin disappear. Then the homeless. Then the children. To save his family, Bradley must face a legendary foe.
The Teller of Time by Clinton A. Seeber
Series: Egyptos. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
In the fourth part of Egyptos, Doctor John Benoit finds himself summoned by a mysterious, unknown host to a house in Jordan. He knows not why, but he must go. For he wants to know the reason behind all that has happened so far.
Still Life by Alex Maher
Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The end of the world as we know it, as seen through the eyes of an eleven year old little Australian girl hiding inside a pet shop.
Down on the Farm by Shaun Meeks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Naddie works down on the farm, but there isn't livestock here or fields of vegetables growing. This is a farm for the dead. Naddie and a team of doctors study death and decay in order to help police investigations and in the understanding of how we change in death. But something is wrong at the farm. A new body has been brought in and defies all previous notions of what happens once a person dies.
The Inter-Galactic Gourmet by L.X. Cain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Cynthia only wants a snack after work, but aliens are infiltrating Earth. Can't she just eat in peace?
The Shadow Room - AB Case Log - File No. 4 - Gail Mitchels by Kim Iverson
Series: The Shadow Room Files - A collection of short horror stories. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
Gail finds herself in a hospital. She has no idea how she got there. The last thing that she remembered was working out. No, it was the argument her and her mother had. So how did she end up in the hospital? Those we trust the most can betray us the cruelest.
Mojave 733-9969 by John Gibson
Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(4.00 from 1 review)
George and Stephanie are taking a road trip. But when they come across a mysterious phone booth in the middle of the desert events take a strange and deadly turn.
Chalupa Dale - Next Exit by Rish Outfield
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Big Antony sees a sign from the freeway that a town exists called Chalupa Dale. They guarantee the best chalupas you've ever tasted. So how could he not pull off and investigate?
The Diary of Heather Summerall and the Evil of Adams House by Jason Wallace
Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories · Horror, Suspense, Thrillers, and Chillers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,230. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Heather buys a house that many swear is inhabited by the spirit of a child murderer, but she doesn't know the extent of things nor believe the rumors. When more happens than she can explain, she seeks out the history of the house. Will she sacrifice herself for the only family she has, or will he be the very instrument for Adams to rise from the dead and resume his bloody work?
Apple Pie: Part of a collection of 26 creepy short stories titled, SPOOKY SHORTS by Connie Myres
Series: Spooky Shorts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(4.00 from 1 review)
A freaky fairy tale, Apple Pie is part of Spooky Shorts, a collection of scary short stories, A-Z.