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Into the Hallway
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
For J, life has been harsh and full of darkness. From a mixed memory of her parents' deaths to the newspaper article that made her an outsider, J has had to run and hide from everyone she's always known and loved. However, when her library bursts into flames and reality becomes twisted, she will have to conquer all of her darkest fears in order to defeat both the real world and her imagination.
For The Best
Price: Free! Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
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Paige and Daniel's new apartment seems too good to be true. A great place for a young couple with a baby on the way. Spacious, good location, fireplace, appliances, and such reasonable rent! What could be the catch? It isn't like it's close to the asylum -- well not that close. And it isn't like it's built on an old burial ground -- not an official one, anyway. Okay, so, maybe there was a secre
The Asylum
Price: Free! Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
What is the nature of insanity? Follow one doctor's hunt for dark Truth through a series of patient accounts...
Asylum Bound
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Asylum Bound is a wild weird walk through the experiences of a student nurse entering the unknown world of the mental "asylum" of the 1970s. It is a bizarre world, a world of terrible extremes. Within this odd place there are Hogarthian characters of varying chaotic hues, some aggressive, some sad, some disturbed and some institutionalised, both patients and staff. Sadly, it is all true.
Let Your Dim Light Shine Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Short stories dedicated and inspired by one of the greatest musical contributions to the world (at least in my opinion), Let Your Dim Light Shine by Soul Asylum. Each of the fourteen tracks features fantastic imagery and amazing storytelling, and as such I thought I should honor it the best way I knew how. www.banocanut.com
Night Asylum: Tales of Mystery & Horror
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,790. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Welcome to the Night Asylum! Come on in -- join the madness, but don't stay after dark. From Bram Stoker Award-winning novelist, Douglas Clegg, come 18 tales of horror and suspense in this revised, second edition!
Hexes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,530. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
Matthew Galen came back home to Summerfell for a reason. Not to visit his family. Not to relive childhood memories. No, he came back because his best friend was in a hospital for the criminally insane — for crimes too unspeakable to believe. But Matthew knows the terrifying truth. The ultimate evil doesn't reside in his friend's twisted soul. It comes from a far darker place;
Call Me Crazy
Price: Free! Words: 37,100. Language: American English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
When Sydney decides that a mental hospital sounds better than jail for a minor crime she expects it to be easy. She manages to get the plea through insane luck, but she soon wishes she hadn't. Her rash decisions soon change her life forever.
Reticent Rain
Price: Free! Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The spaces between the connect and the disconnect are in concert when a young psychiatric intern, Doctor Pierce, faces the many challenges that the state run institution of Westwood presents to him. There he meets Paige, a frail and catatonic patient, that changes both of their lives forever. Through cryptic passages and heavy metaphor, the story unfolds to a bewildering and unnerving ending.
My Lovely Wife, Edith
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature
This piece of flash fiction follows Gordon Burchfield's account of his first week of work at a facility for the mentally ill and questions the line between sanity and delusion.