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The Devil's In The Details (Short Stories Down The Slippery Slope) by VL Good
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Welcome to the slippery slope that lies between ordinary life and waking nightmares; a place where "normal" morphs into something freakish, dangerous, life-altering … and often deadly. We all believe we've got things "under control" ... right up till we don't. Here are four short stories of ordinary, every-day life turned upside-down ... and the troubling behavior that follows.
Barohm: A Story of the Deep Ones (Short Lovecraftian Horror Story) by Nica Elson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
Decades ago, the Deep Ones rose to claim the earth as their own and mankind as their slaves. Barohm is dedicated to their service... and she's pregnant. As she fears the insanity that looms over her, Barohm is certain of only one thing: the child she carries isn't a child at all but a monster. This story is approximately 4400 words.
SNAFU: Everyone Has Their Demons by Nick Carcano
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Historical » USA
The South Pacific - 1942 When most of Matt Turner's fighter squadron is destroyed by Japanese Zeroes with demonic protection, he expects his after-action report to land him in the loony bin. Instead, he finds himself recruited by a shadowy government agency to test a supernatural countermeasure before the Japanese strike a deathblow against the U.S. Navy and win the war in the Pacific theater.
Poor Prospects by D.R. Larsson
Price: $1.11 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A thousand miles from home and with nothing better on the horizon, all Steven wanted was a small strike in the California gold fields. The gold he found in the coastal swamp wasn't what he had in mind, and the price turned out higher than he could pay.
Sir Dominick's Bargain by Rufus Woodward
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The heir to a fortune squanders his inheritance on wine and gambling. Destitute and alone, he makes a desperate bargain with a strange gentleman he meets one midnight. For seven years he will have all the riches he craves. But what will become of him when seven years are done? Sheridan Le Fanu’s story of a man’s pact with the devil is retold in 14 poems by Rufus Woodward.
The Old Maid and Other Stories by Rufus Woodward
Price: Free! Words: 18,220. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Ghost(4.00 from 1 review)
The old maid and other stories. Three new weird tales by Rufus Woodward. Three short stories of ghosts and witches, of sibling rivalry and desperate longings, of the weight of time passing and the strange unsettling things that lurk on cliff tops and in sand dunes. Chapbook number two of four volumes forthcoming from the Olgada Press during 2015
Nueve heridas de dolor y una prohibida pasión by Patricio Morales
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: Spanish. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Nueve heridas de dolor y una prohibida pasión es un oscuro pasaje a relatos que reflejan distintos estados mentales de variados personajes, pasando desde el terror, el odio y la desesperación hasta la inminente muerte.
The Singularity Collection by B Jetschko
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
6 stories (Flash Fiction and Short-Short Story) in which normal people see themselves confronted with horrible, unbelievable or simply strange occurances.
The Underneath: A Bizarro Flash of Horror by Brandon L. Rucker
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(4.00 from 1 review)
After Ramsey discovers a strange blemish his life takes a swift turn into a painful, surreal experience, leaving him to wonder: is this real life?
Blackout by Adam R. Shannon
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
No one can help Dan with his strange addiction. He’s certain this round of rehab is bound to fail, just like the others before it. But his new doctor has other plans. Before he knows it, Dan is undergoing an unsettling course of treatment, one that will force him to question his fragmented memories - and may destroy his entire reality.
A Bargain With Hecate by j7gardner
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 17,020. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A Bargain with Hecate: The appearance of three fully grown trees at the top of the valley brings a never ending dusk on the villagers. One by one, the town elders and friar meet horrific deaths. The villagers only hope may lie with the last survivor of a pagan tribe. Five short stories of dark fiction and altered realities.
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.
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?
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.
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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.