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Hiding in the Dark - Short Tales of the Macabre
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
A woman, stalked by a living terror from her distant past. A man, utterly consumed by his desire for vengeance. A house, decrepit and abandoned, save for its single monstrous inhabitant. The worlds in which these scenarios reside may differ, but all can be reached through the pages of Ben Crofton's debut anthology: Hiding in the Dark.
Spacer Tales: The Lonely Engineer
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Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Welcome to Kluskey's spacer hangout. Here, spacers swap yarns of ghost ships, space monsters, the weird and wonderful and the downright daft. In this first story, veteran spacer Jok tells the story of the last survivor of a doomed starship. A 3,200 word sci-fi ghost story.
Feeding the Father (free short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Inspired by true events, this short first-person fictional monologue follows a poignant turning point in a man's life.
The Dark Side
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Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A second-person short story, The Dark Side follows a few minutes of a couple’s life which we soon learn has not been a happy one.
The Devil's Shoes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
The Devil had a right to Rachel DuBois's soul and he's determined to take it, even if she's only ten years old. Her family had made promises to him long before Rachel had even been born. The curse of the DuBois women is sealed with blood; some are destined to lose the battle and others are destined to win but each will fight him in their own special way.
Valerie, A Story of a Vamp
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Valerie is a young girl who has to lure men into back alleys to be the victims of three blood-thirsty vampires. This short story is one of her experiences. Valerie's tale continues in "Into the Blackest Night", a full vampire romance novel.
Gringa - In the Clutches of a Drug-Lord Book 3 (final installment)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,980. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
I was twenty-one, a sassy university student who took crap from no one. While holidaying in Mexico, I was accosted by The Devil of Mexico called Diablo and shot, because the motherfucker mistook me for a spy. I survived, only to encounter him again months later. How’s that for luck? Furious and sick of all that I’d been through because of him, I slapped him, told him to go fuck himself and ...
Ana of Acheron
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Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Born in the undersea city of Acheron, Rafa’il transports often ilegal cargo between cities for a fee. Unable to connect with others, Rafa’il was plagued by loneliness until he discovered the drug called “ana.” Now in addition to avoiding law enforcement and legitimate transporter agencies, Rafa’il struggles with the threat of addiction. It’s a battle that he’s losing…and may not even want to win.
Overman
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Price: Free! Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Psychiatrist Owen Hanks’s new patient, Conrad Davis, is a superhuman ex-police officer - formerly depicted by the press as a veritable superhero. Then something changed, and - without explanation - he began to take lives rather than saving them. Owen feels safe because his patient’s powers are being suppressed. But he’s about to learn that - even now - Davis might not be as harmless as he seems.
Family Secrets
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Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Kieron Bell has endured years of emotional abuse while caring for his bitter, ailing mother. But when she dies, Kieron is left without direction in his life. He embarks on a journey of exploration into his mother’s past and discovers a hidden story of tragedy…with a supernatural twist. As Kieron finds out, sometimes stirring up family secrets can have deadly consequences.