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General | Undead | Weird fiction | Occult | Ghost | Crime
Submerged by BP Gregory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
An isolated, frail old man trapped in his apartment. What possible threat could he pose to the sociopaths next door? Except Brendan has his wife's foolish bravery to live up to ... This oppressive horror is part of a suite of short science fiction, urban fantasy and horror stories by BP Gregory, each its own little maelstrom of human suffering and longing.
Alienated by Milo James Fowler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Alienated collects 5 dark speculative fiction stories: "Insight", "In His Eyes", "Reverie", "Mo's", and "Doppelgänger Mine".
A Cult of Two by Caleb Stokes
You set the price! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
This short story accompanies the tabletop RPG scenario The Wives of March; it can be downloaded for free at hebanongames.com and dtrpg. The narrative takes the form of a legend that explains the origins of the game's antagonists. The Companions haunt history even as they are haunted by it. Learn of the eternal couple's conspiracy to see the whole world join them in sweet death.
The Boutique by Clair Louise Coult
Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost(4.60 from 5 reviews)
When Alison closes up her fashion boutique for the night, a chance encounter with Peter, the security guard, changes her life forever. Peter is used to people looking straight through him, but when Alison engages in conversation he's faced with the dark realisation that she is just like him. A short ghost story with a heartwarming twist.
Dreams of the Mythos: Five Lovecraftian Tales by Mercy Loomis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Occult
These five tales of Lovecraftian weird fiction might keep you up past your bedtime. Includes SUCCOR THE CHILD, THE THING IN THE WATER, THE BOOGEYMAN (exclusively available in this anthology), THE GRANARY ANGEL, and THE BROADCAST OUT OF TIME.
The Broadcast Out of Time: a Lovecraftian Short Story by Mercy Loomis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A live Christmas old-time radio broadcast is interrupted when the studio is invaded by a weird green mist.
Ten Nights by Ruu McKinney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
Ten Nights is an account of ten encounters with an unexplained visitor, spanning across more than a decade and several thousand miles.
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?