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General | Undead | Weird fiction | Occult | Ghost | Crime
Helloween by Robert Stetson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The Hammer family has purchased an old mansion located in the back woods. Life there promises to be peaceful. As they begin to become settled, strange things happen and they are faced with all the horrors that Hell can deliver. An old medicine woman comes, but will she help the family? There seems no escape as they battle the nether world. Can they save the children?
Sporez by Rick Carufel
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A tale of horror that begins with the fall of spores one summer morning on an Inuit village in the far north and the struggle of a survivor's attempt to save his youngest daughter from the spore infestation.
The Unknown by Kristina Stancil
Price: Free! Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The Cult of Daeva believe that a set of twins will be born upon the Winter Equinox during a lightening storm occurring within a blizzard around the time of the witching hour. Are Andrew and Andrew McKinley the twins of the prophecy or is their mother simply insane enough to do whatever it takes to make them the prophecy?
The Awful Tale of the Minnesota Diarrhea Ghost by Rish Outfield
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(4.25 from 4 reviews)
In this tiny tale, Grandpa sits down his two grandsons and tells them just enough about the Minnesota Diarrhea Ghost.
Fumes by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Ernie wants to forget. His short life marred by pain he struggles to understand, he hopes the sirens will blast the thoughts of his mother, his father, of life and death from his brain. Thoughts too serious for someone so young. Thoughts that can scar deeper than flames. A searing short story about family, betrayal, and murder.
The Headless Bartender by Jan M. Leotti
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The last time autumn storms blew through the town of Merfisham, a young woman disappeared... This time, the September winds deliver a headless bartender on the front steps of Keels, the local pub. The townspeople become enchanted by his charm, but not everyone believes his presence is a blessing.
Damien Loose, Episode 9 - Lunch by Robert Strasser
Series: Damien Loose. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Crime
9 of 10. Damien has met the possible killer of his uncle. Now he just has to prove it. Which isn't easy when you're going up against a charming VP of an international corporation. Everything is moving toward a deadly conclusion of St. Louis proportions. "Lunch" is the preamble to the final episode of the mystery of the year. Do you know who done it?
Haunted Tales, Halls and Toys by JG Hampton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,030. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Who doesn't like a few frightening tales to read on a cold moonless night? Grab a bowl of popcorn and enjoy a few frightmares. Read about a family heirloom who survived the French Revolution as well as a trip on the Ocean liner the Titanic. What happens to the fragile porcelain doll made by Jumeau on the anniversary of the fateful sinking of the great ship? This is a must read for Poe admirers.
Fiction Vortex - October 2013 Horror Issue by Fiction Vortex
Price: Free! Words: 37,970. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
This month, Fiction Vortex is celebrating Halloween with a special all-horror issue. It's still speculative fiction, just with extra scares and mental scars. We know, as well as you do, that true terror isn’t from the dark corners of the world, but from the dark recesses of your mind, and that beneath a thin layer of imagination the true monsters are quite human.
The Half-Eaten Boy on the Stairs: A Poem by John P. Gallagher
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A poor old man endures a nightmare of unspeakable and unthinkable terror.
Unveiled, A Berringer Family Novel by Tamara Helene Arrington
Series: Berringer Family Novels, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,490. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » General
Tamara Helene Arrington brought you the captivating award- winning thriller Untold. Now, she introduces the highly anticipated second installment in The Berringer Family Novel Saga, Unveiled. Coral Berringer’s story continues as she attempts to find the happiness that she desires in the aftermath of the unveiled truths that altered her life forever.
Ghosts of Halloweens Past (Short Story) by Ingrid Seymour
Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost(5.00 from 1 review)
A girl trapped in the afterlife is compelled to visit her old boyfriend each Halloween. This visit will be different.
Dante's Day Off by S. L. Wallace
Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
With recent advances in technology, head transplants have entered the realm of possibility. Dante Marando believes he is destined to play a part.
Beneath the Lake by Dee Garretson
Price: Free! Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller(4.00 from 1 review)
A short old-fashioned ghost story: Sally Cooper thought the lake and the cabins at the resort were picture postcard perfect, something a city girl like her had only imagined. She didn’t know the lake held secrets beneath that quiet water, secrets needing to come to the surface. The past doesn’t stay buried. 3500 words in length. Bonus- Read the first few pages of BANE OF THE TITANIC.
Two Tales of Terror by Kelly Hashway
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Not every story has a happy ending. Two Tales of Terror includes "The Monster of All Monsters" and "#Zombies", two short stories for horror loves ages twelve and up. From the monster in the closet to the monster under the bed to zombies...terror waits around every corner.
I Dream of Zombies by Vickie Johnstone
Series: I Dream of Zombies, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,300. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It starts with a dream and then the nightmare takes over... It all begins on a summer’s day with the media reporting with some hilarity that people are dreaming of the dead coming to life, but those who have dreamt them are convinced they are a warning of things to come. Marla, her sister Ellen and friend Tommy find themselves fighting for their survival as their sense of reality is smashed.
The Vampire from Hell Returns - The Vampire from Hell (Part 4) by Ally Thomas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,290. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Undead(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Blood of the gods has brought a new dimension to Rayea’s life as the vampire from Hell. In the fourth installment of the Vampire from Hell series, Rayea juggles her new responsibilities and starting a relationship with her best friend, Blick. Soon Rayea realizes her sordid past with her family may be catching up with her.
Wandering Koala Digest 1 by Jeff Thomason
Series: Wandering Koala Digests, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The guests of Hotel Lerosi expect peace, quiet, and a healthy dose of pampering. But, the Lerosi isn’t your typical 5-star hotel. A tormented doctor’s dreams of patients he’s killed, and the student who checked in with her professor still hasn’t been seen, even though he hasn’t missed a lecture. Wandering Koala Digest 1 contains a 32-page graphic novel, a new scifi novella, essay, and 2 comics.
Nightmares: The Halloween Edition by R Bremner
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Twenty-one poems of macabre terror and horror, nightmares that made me an insomniac and just might have the same effect on you!