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The Monarchy Of The Rats
By Michael Carter
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
0.75 star(3.67 from 3 reviews)
There were two distinct and very dangerous tribes of rats at war in the grey, rain-lashed city of Cernogratz.
Into the Small Hours
By Patrick C. Greene
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Sekhmet Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Richard Booth suspects something amiss just beyond his hotel room door. Waking to the memory of a scream in the wind blown New Hampshire night, does he dare to explore the hallway? Was it just the remnants of a dream? How do you know when your imagination is getting the better of you, and when there really is something out there?
The Girl in the Glass
By T. A. Bradley
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A short story of the macabre. At Jeff's urging, Liz reluctantly agrees to a weekend-getaway in the Pocono Mountains to work things out. But when a mysterious little girl suddenly appears in the middle of the road, Liz's nightmare is just beginning.
Shards
By Patrick C. Greene
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 by Sekhmet Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Shelley Frakes didn't intend to spend her morning sweeping up broken glass and investigating an open basement door, but the real estate business had taken such a hit in the last year these were the least of her concerns. The real problem would be getting the secluded property to sell. Unless...someone has already moved in.
Johnny's Demons
By Shannon Lee Martin
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.00 from 1 review)
Johnny has demons, and tape-decks, and possibly other ancient shit. Sadly though, neither he nor this story possess any rampaging robots. I know, right?
Death's Time Keeper
By Mohit Arora
Price: Free! Words: 19,160. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Death has it’s time keepers spread across the four directions in the world. They remind Death to visit people when their time in this world is over. As legend has it such people are called Death’s Time Keepers. This story’s about one such timekeeper who falls in love with a girl. At the end however he knows it’s her time to die. Will he be able to sacrifice his immortality for her? Let’s find out!
Forcipules
By Robert S. Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ever since the local factory was destroyed by the meteorites, Edgar's been down on his luck and drunk. Marilyn wishes he'd just quit moping and look for a job. But that rock he brought home from the debris, it's got a secret. A creepy crawly secret with 15 pairs of legs.
Thursday Night Game
By David Haywood Young
Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jack Radney is a poker player with a history. And a fetish for keeping a rigid schedule. Until one night he meets Beatrice, who has a highly unusual gift. But her ability doesn't work on Jack. Turns out he's a little bit...odd...himself. And in more than one way. They leave the game together. Which just might be the worst idea either of them ever had.
The Night Bus
By Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
For some the joy is in the destination, for others the joy is in the journey. Eventually we will all arrive at the same destination, some sooner than others no matter how we travel. Welcome aboard The Night Bus, stopping at all points from terminus to terminus.
Catholic Guilt and the Joy of Hating Men
By Regan Wolfrom
Price: Free! Words: 61,900. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Nine Women. Nine Stories. And nothing ordinary about them. From the slightly askew mind of Regan Wolfrom comes this collection of hilariously dark tales of love, death, and horrible timing.
It: The First Legend
By Xavier Mantrol
Series: The Legend of It, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
One man, unsuspecting, buys an amazing new house. However, there's something the previous owner forgot to mention....
The Chaac Ornamentation
By Michael Carter
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A man is on trial for the attempted theft of an ancient Mayan artefact. Given the opportunity to take the stand, he presents the court with a fantastic story... 2700 words.
The Red Penny Papers: Vol III, Issue 1, Fall 2012
By The Red Penny Papers
Price: Free! Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to our second anniversary issue. We have been very lucky to have artist C. Bernard come back to us. Story-wise, as always, a variety of puply delights await. Mediums (or not!), hippies on the moon, tall tales from logging camps, crossroads magic, and of course, adventures on the high seas with two woman pyrates… which is not at all what it sounds like, but then, the best things never are.
The Red Penny Papers: Vol II, Issue 4, Summer 2012
By The Red Penny Papers
Price: Free! Words: 22,350. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Hello and welcome to our summer issue. We have all kinds of dark little treats to get you through the hottest days of a sickeningly hot summer. A big sister with a dark secret or four. Fascination with an underwater friend. Body-hopping hitmen–or something very like. A party for the dead, because hey, they deserve it. Read up, and let the authors know if you enjoy. We sure did, anyhow.
Cold Turkey for Christmas
By H K Hillman
Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
What if Santa and his elves didn’t really like their jobs? What if Santa resented the modern march of political correctness and the current frenzy of banning and controlling everything until we are all exactly the same? What if Santa decided to do something about it? In this short story, Santa has had enough. It hasn’t happened yet, but maybe this year...
Dreams: A Trio of Flash Fiction Tales
By Joseph Geidel
Price: Free! Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three dark, fast tales, each with a hallucinatory twist: In the Worst Possible Moment a couple chooses to air personal problems whilst staving off destruction at the hands of an unseen malevolence. Hardboiled detectives witness – and must commit – unspeakable horrors in Down Deep. And, finally, Underneath: a serious of torturous tableaux and surreal encounters breaks down a man in a hurry.
The Demon Chimp of Prague
By Lee Robert Adams
Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Brian is well-read and well-dressed, with style and a killer sauerkraut recipe. He's a hit with the ladies and he's flash with the cash. He is also a chimp with world domination on his mind... Our hero thinks he's got a bargain when he buys a chimp for £50 down the pub. Soon he notices a startling change in his new friend, and finds a shocking secret behind Brian's emergence on the expat scene.
A Thousand Years of Winter
By Sekou Gaidi
Series: A Thousand Years Of Winter, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Khandecia Cavalier, Chairwoman of DamonCorp, rules over a post-apocalyptic world where the Messengers and the Stau dominate, caring for the humans they feed on as the ancient Old World nobility did. A thousand years after the rise of the Antichrist, Khandecia finds a new obstacle that threatens her family...robotic parasites from another universe.
Dice, Drink, and Ghosts
By Jake Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
''It is a barely describable thing, to feel what a gambler feels. A man of gambling cares not, not really, for shiny jewels or sparkling riches. He is a man of sentiment. He is a man who does not want, but longs to feel.'' Returning to the age of the Restoration, Jake Murphy celebrates this Halloween season with a tale about gambling with ghosts in Charles II's bankrupt and drunken England.
Sons of Nowhere: Leviathan
By Nicholas Almand
Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
When a sea monster of unprecedented size is sighted off the coast of California, the Ophion Foundation deploys its Director of Cryptozoology, Gedeon Vassago, to verify the wild claims. The simple task of observation becomes a life-and-death struggle when the massive creature turns its attention on its pursuers. A prequel to the "Sons of Nowhere" novel series.