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General | Undead | Weird fiction | Occult | Ghost | Crime
Ghosts, Monsters, and Men: Tales of the Supernatural by C.B. Calsing
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by CCE Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
A collection of sometimes bizarre, sometimes satirical, but always haunting stories of the unexplained.
The Quiet Apartment: A Horror Novel by Amanda Lawrence Auverigne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 289,490. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A dream apartment becomes the place of nightmares... Four university friends discover dark secrets in an old apartment building. Contains harsh language, graphic violence, mature situations and adult themes. Parental discretion is advised.
Cold Hard Truth by Laura E Simms
Series: DI Ivor Gunn, Book 2. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 17,410. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Jake Mayhew and Danny Webb are on trial for their lives. Did they kill Chloe Matherson, or are they being set up elaborately? DI Ivor Gunn is doubting the evidence? Does he have the right people? Truth will out.
Endurance by T. J. Blake
Price: $1.52 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Horror » General(5.00 from 1 review)
London is silent. Severed bodies lie amongst the rubble. What once was a lively city is a now a murderous grave, enclosed in smoke and ash. The cause of the destruction is unknown. Left haunted and terrified, survivor Tom Williams confronts the brutal, mutilated streets as he fights to uncover the truth. Could he be the last hope to restore normality?
The Hand of Osiris by Frank Cavallo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,500. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Necro Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The outlaw Jedediah Sykes has just killed the wrong man and now he’s on the run and the bounty hunter Jacob Hatcher is hot on his trail—trail that leads him to a town, a dark paradise of sin and vice called Gehenna. Together they must find a stolen key that can unlock the domain of the dead and along the way confront not only their own demons, but the hidden horrors of Gehenna.
From a Killer's Mind by Jason Helford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,150. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
"Fans of Thomas Harris' The Silence of the Lambs and Shane Stevens' By Reason of Insanity may find a new favorite author here." - Kirkus Reviews From a Killer’s Mind is a mind-bending, scary, and emotionally honest trip through the life of a serial killer, laying bare the killer’s soul for all readers to see, as he deals with his abattoir being infiltrated by the demons of his past.
The Ghost In The Kettle by Rik Hunik
Series: Short Stories, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary(4.00 from 1 review)
A slightly different version of this ghost story was published in Midnight Times # 18, Summer 2007, under the title "In The Kettle". When Jeff first heard about the ghost at the Phoenix Tire Retreading Plant he thought the old timer was pulling his leg, but when a young coworker told him the ghost wanted to talk to him he had to change his thinking.
Dog Food by Adam Moon
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(3.75 from 4 reviews)
This is a short story: Steven just witnessed his beloved dog tear out the throats of his two best friends. It gets even more surreal when the dog explains to him why he did it.
Cooking Spirits by Joanne Pence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,130. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Culinary queen Angie Amalfi has put aside her gourmet utensils to concentrate on finding a home for herself and fiance San Francisco homicide detective Paavo Smith. While Angie pursues why the house she loves may be haunted, Paavo has a murder case involving unlikely lovers. The trail leads to ghosts, murders, unhappy families, and enough obnoxious wedding buttinskis to fill a graveyard.
All The Bad Circles by Ashley Sandeman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,200. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Prepare yourself for a collection of nine dark & witty tales from the author of The Thickening Water. A man wakes up next to himself, there's a guide to public mime negotiation, and murder at a race track, until the dark finale where we see the price a small town pays when its inhabitants make a pact with the underworld. And now you’re inside, whatever you do, do not step outside the Circle.
The Boy Who Spoke Mosquito by Norman Crane
Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Duey Pepper doesn't talk much. He doesn't have parents. His only friend is Oliver. Oliver died. The bullies should have left Duey alone after that.
Nightmares of Caitlin Lockyer by Demelza Carlton
Series: Nightmares Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 79,090. Language: Australian English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Horror » Crime(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Six months ago, Nathan's sister was brutally murdered. Now the former playboy desires only one thing: revenge. Late at night, Nathan trudges down the beach where his sister's body was found. He's searching for answers, but all he finds is a new nightmare: another girl's tortured body. Only this one isn't dead . . . yet. Can find out who's responsible before it's too late?
After-Life Book Four: The Light by Jason Warren
Series: After-Life, Book 4. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
A zombie survival story that can be consumed as a stand-alone or as part of the After-Life series. The Light is hope and safety for those that see it. Hiram has become the protector of the broken and undead city and Lynne needs help. But with light comes dark and even the protector has to make sacrifices.
The Friendly Horror and Other Weird Tales by Jessica Burke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,060. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Be prepared to explore the Everyday with a macabre, decidedly weird twist. The landscape of their collective imagination allows the mundane world to transcend into a place where humans aren’t the only ones who bring their children to work, storms can become creatures with their own appetite, and the titular piece, “The Friendly Horror” is a contemporary post-script to “Shadows over Innsmouth.”
Blood Zombie by Shawn Stack
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Cain must get across the United States to be with his fiancée, Sara. Their jobs had them a continent apart when the zombie apocalypse began. He steals a hotdog-shaped-lunch-truck to make the cross-country journey. Days have passed since the phones stopped working. Last he knew Sara was safe at a mansion, built like a medieval castle. Only blind faith tells him Sara is still alive.
The Beginning of Sorrow by Matthew Clark
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,380. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A man loses his only child and faces the coming of all hells when his suicide attempt is botched and results in a split personality bent on revenge. The 'other' that has consumed him will stop at nothing until his daughter's killer is found and dealt with accordingly.
In The Red-A Short Story by John Grover
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
They're humanity's last hope and time is running out. Jenny Avian boards the last ship escaping our doomed planet, a ship built and engineered by her husband, but the horror isn't over for this husband and wife team. The radiation that poisoned our planet has slipped aboard the escape vessel and when the ship enters a strange nebula the terror escalates into something no one ever expected.
Pest Control-A Short Story by John Grover
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mashups
This is no ordinary infestation. Lorne is concerned about the thing that's been sneaking into the family graveyard at night. It dug up his father's grave and it's been tampering with others. Whatever it is, he must put a stop to it. Eating the flesh and bones of a werewolf can have unexpected consequences. It's time to get the rest of pack on the hunt for something that's already dead.
From Below-A Short Story by John Grover
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Death is the end... if you're lucky. Something is stirring beneath the oldest cemetery in town and it isn't the corpses. When Evan stumbles upon a horrifying secret, he tries to tell his parents, his friends, even the police but no one will believe him.
Don Whitman's Masterpiece by Norman Crane
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Horror » General
Don Whitman was a high school boy who did a bad and bloody thing. Now the pipe's all filled with cement and the adults tell his name to scare us—all except Mr Gregor: Mr Gregor knows the truth. He told it to me once, with details...