Books tagged: dark fiction

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Mouth to God's Ear
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,540. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
He is leaving town forever. His goodbyes are a nightmare. Godfrey Thorn’s last day in America is spent saying goodbye to family and friends. As the day turns to night, Godfrey’s terrible secret becomes known. His farewell tour of old stomping grounds soon escalates into something no one ever expected and something they cannot escape.
Godfat's Door
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,430. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
Humankind is faced with a sudden new problem: When people fall asleep, they die. If you want to live, you need to stay awake. With sleep bringing death, the world descends into chaos outside of Godfat’s apartment door. His neighbors convince Godfat that they should gather together in his apartment and keep one another awake. While humanity takes a collective dirt-nap, strange happenings occur.
Carousel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,340. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
On the opening night of Luke’s art exhibition at a local gallery, a stranger arrives with a lucrative proposition. Flat broke, and on the verge of being thrown out of his apartment, Luke eagerly accepts the challenge and discovers, rather than paint on canvas, the task involves the restoration of an antique carousel horse. It is a precursor to a much bigger project.
I Live Among You
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
When the Devil comes a-calling, Grandy isn't surprised. He's a damned soul—or so he thinks. When the urge comes over him, he kills without pity or remorse. But the Devil isn't after his soul. Not just yet. He hires Grandy to infiltrate a cult which is planning to open a Portal to another dimension. The Old Gods await. The Devil can't go where he isn't invited. But Grandy can.
Gargoyle Dreams: A Gothic Love Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,710. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Alone among the gargoyles and ghosts of the silent cathedral, Dominic remembers his name. For centuries he sleeps, gazing upon the city, unmoving. And then Mary passes beneath his perch and he awakes. The cathedral itself is stirring to an ancient evil and Dominic must not only awake but break free of his curse to save Mary. Love brings him to life but it is his sacrifice that frees him at last.
Criterion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,580. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Criterion is the world’s mightiest hero. His sidekicks just found his body. The Cadets are shattered by the death of their idol. Unable to maintain their brave and plucky façade, they are consumed by strife and jealousy. The only thing keeping them together is terror. Once protected from on high, they are now isolated and vulnerable. Can they cover up Criterion’s death?
The Trials of Obed Marsh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
The Exciting Prequel to Lovecraft's Shadow Over Innsmouth! Innsmouth was a corrupted and fallen town, consumed by its greed and controlled by the Esoteric Order of Dagon. In 1928, the Federal Government destroyed Innsmouth and the nearby Devil Reef based on claims made by a man who had visited the town.
The Hep Cats of Ulthar and Other Lovecraftian Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A jazzman faces a phantom from the Dreamlands. A student willing to do anything to avoid Vietnam learns just how high the price for evading the draft can be. The Hep Cats of Ulthar and Other Lovecraftian Tales collects thirteen of Richard Lee Byers’s best stories of cosmic horror. They range from the Middle Ages to H. P. Lovecraft’s own 1920’s New England to the future.
Fog Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,160. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
Two couples, both skeptical and desperate, are drawn together by a medium named Oona, a fragile, beautiful young woman who knows things that no other living person should know. Is her gift real, or is it the sign of a consuming madness? Can she lead them all to important truths, or will they be trapped in the tightening web of terror and death?
Singularity and Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 299,890. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Singularity gathers award-winning writer Melanie Tem’s most important short fiction, highlighting her diversity and mastery of her art. Tem's characters are mothers and siblings, orphans and lonely seniors. Her stories are often about family, and always about relationships. Melanie Tem's stories are often haunted by ghosts and monsters, ghosts and monsters revealed as all too human.