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Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell by Brandon Sanderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A chilling novella of Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere universe, which originally appeared in the Dangerous Women anthology. Amid a forest where the shades of the dead linger all around, every homesteader knows to follow the Simple Rules: "Don't kindle flame, don't shed the blood of another, don't run at night. These things draw shades." Silence Montane will break all three rules to save her family.
Held Captive by the Cavemen by Shoshanna Evers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ellie’s been pushed back in time by her vengeful ex-lover. Now a tribe of frighteningly large, muscular, and very sexy cavemen are holding her captive. And they *all* want a turn. Warning: This 45 page sexy time-travel novella contains dubious consent, forced seduction, the threat of real violence, some m/m action, and a four-cavemen-with-one-modern-woman scene. Rated NC-17.
Agilka by Stephen Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In November 2014 the European Space Agency landed a scientific module on comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Barely two days later it was lost, power failure after an awkward landing being cited as the reason. Eighteen years on and the much criticised return mission is due to touch down, but just why did they go back? What secrets does comet 67P hold? A short story.
Creepy Tales by Matt Dymerski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Five longer tales designed to creep and disturb. "It Watched Us Play" - "A Series of Strange Occurrences" - "The Hole" - "The Heat" - "The Misdial"
The Magnum Opus by Deina Furth
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A magnum opus is the work of a lifetime; an accomplishment that tops all other artistic achievements. To pour your heart and soul into the design of your magnum opus is a necessity, not an option, and the results are often realized only after years of refining and perfecting. Those who achieve such greatness truly love their work. But what if your magnum opus is creating another living being?
Galaxy Motel by Victoria Henry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Since the 1950s, the Galaxy Motel has witnessed the growing pains and culture shifts of a restless America pass through its doors. In their own distinct voice, with humor and compassion, three motel managers recount the story of their most memorable guest: a teenage girl in the 50s, a runaway musician in the 60s, and a drug addict with a penchant for redecorating in the 2000s.
Roadtrip by Becky Burkheart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A short humorous paranormal horror story in which Tamara has a few days off work so she grabs her keys, credit cards and her little dog and hits the road for a spontaneous roadtrip. She tries to dismiss her growing paranoia, but it just keeps getting worse. It couldn't have anything to do with that weird little bone her her dog dug up out of the garden ... could it?
Mr Doom & the Black: A Psychopathic Social Network Story by AV Iain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Mr Doom plots how to take care of the Psychopathic Social Network: The network which he built. And, now, must destroy. A story of blood, and justice. Mr Doom & the Black: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 30 mins.
Darker Matter: Stories of Strange Futures by Aaron Polson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“[Polson] provides some remarkable observations about the nature of humanity…” - K.J. Hannah Greenberg (Tangent Online) Now available after sitting in virtual purgatory for over a year: a collection of six dark science fiction stories. Some are brutal, others heart-wrenching and poignant.
Terror at the Mausoleum by Bob Fields
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Two teenagers encounter the Ghost of a Gypsy girl murdered and mutilated seventy years earlier. The Ghosts seeks the help of the teenagers in discovering the burial plot of her family members. A twisted tale of horror.
Ravencroft Springs: The Feast of '69 by Logan L. Masterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Occult
No one believed the summer of love could last forever, not really. Hippies danced in the streets, slept in the parks, hit the road on a whim, but when two star-crossed lovers find themselves in the forgotten hill country town known as Ravencroft Springs, winter has come. What fate awaits the American folk band Feast of Love? Come on down the foggy, forgotten road and learn for yourself.
Loretta and the Lizard King by Sharon Joss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
PINK IS HIS FAVORITE COLOR Meet Rex, the Lizard King. Unlike his rival, Princess, Rex chooses quality in his diet, over quantity. Coddled and grown now to a size befitting his moniker, the Boss always stays near the door when he introduces his competitors and ex-wives. Only Loretta knows how to satisfy the King’s savage hunger.
They by David Morrell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » General
In a remote valley in the dead of winter, a pioneer family encounters a pack of mysterious animals with uncommon ferocity and intelligence. As a blizzard worsens, the trap tightens until only a twelve-year-old girl holds the secret of survival. This chilling e-story proves why David Morrell received a lifetime-achievement ThrillerMaster Award from the International Thriller Writers organization.
The Damnable Gift by Clinton A. Seeber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: American English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Edgar Shinn is an aging man no longer so young. He finds that he still does not really know himself and that his life lacks purpose. He somehow finds his way to the place that he knows he was always meant to go to. For that place has always called to him since childhood. He can feel in his bones that some gift is to be bestowed upon him. Perhaps he will find purpose in life- or something else.
Flesh & Blood by Jerry McKinney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Undead(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Jessie had no idea that there would be a lot of "taking care" in the next few months. When neighbors show up on the farm dazed and bloody, Jessie and his Pa do their best to help their friends, but soon find that there is no way to help those that are already dead.
Exeunt Demon King by Jonathan L. Howard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Johannes Cabal, a necromancer of some little infamy, has faced many horrors during his career, but in this tale he tells of an early encounter with something that horrified even him. Pantomime. A provincial theatre has seen a series of strange deaths. The young Cabal investigates, even though this requires him to don red tights, a curling moustache, and become... the Demon King.
Fae Horse: A Faerie Tale by Anthea Sharp
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Accused as witch, Eileen must flee for her life, leaving her village and true love behind. With her pursuers closing in, she chances across a strange black horse - but does she dare to pay the price of escape? Fae Horse is a short story of 5k words (about 25 pages) in the traditional dark faerie tale style.