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Undergrowth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A Horror Novella A madness had hung over the Dinbury house for years. After his father commits suicide in front of him and on a public street, Chet sets about trying to unravel the mystery of his father's insanity. What secrets lie hidden in his father's study, full of odd artifacts and books of ancient lore. What is that sickly sound that he hears in the night and why can't his wife hear it?
Art Is Dead.
Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
ART IS DEAD is a book about loss, death, and the pain which lingers on afterwards; written through the eyes of a woman who has miscarried. Her pain is my pain, and if you would like to I will share that with you. The work was interrupted halfway through, and the second half of the book deals with my trying to find my artistic grounding again; as such, it is chaotic. The work itself was miscarried
Outskirts of Insanity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012 by Writers AMuse Me. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Harry is losing his mind. His professional 'hits' are becoming messy, and it'a all the Nagging Little Man's fault. As Harry unravels, the lives caught in his wake grows. Will any of them survive, physically and mentally intact?
Breakthrough
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Madman or savior? Or both? The police take Terrell Boyd to Malcolm Bliss Mental Hospital. Diagnosis: Schizophrenia, paranoid type. Can the paranormal powers he claims really work? What if Jesus Christ returns to Earth the second time, only to have the world drive him insane?
Razorburn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sometimes surviving your youth is harder than it sounds. Surrounded by decadence, 17-year-old Gabe struggles with the remnants of a dysfunctional family and the death of his beloved uncle. His mother, sent to an insane asylum with severe schitzophrenia, haunts the edges of his mind. Is his own mental deterioration inevitable, or will he succeed in taking his own life before that happens?
An Angel Named 'Dog'
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The Earth is dying after an unspecified disaster. The land is cold and barren, hostile to the life it once nourished. But there are still a few survivors who hold on to life in any way they can. An Angel Named ‘Dog’ follows the journey of two such survivors; a woman who is simply too stubborn to die, and the mysterious black dog who loves her.
Shadow Fade
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,970. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
If you’re insane, do you know it? No. This is the story of three such people. In a blink, their town and their lives, darken under a cloud of savage murders. They find they lie at the nexus of these atrocities. Soon they discover they also lie at the core of their deliverance. Remarkably, one concludes salvation lies in yet another murder.
Yorick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012 by Vlad V.. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Poor Roberta. She's aging, has lost everyone she's ever loved, and now she lives out her sad, lonely days gorging on bad convenience store food and faded memories of happier times. She wants nothing more than to join her loved ones in the afterlife, but then a gruesome discovery along the banks of the Merrimack River changes everything. Roberta begins to hope that she'll never be alone again.
Under the Bright Water
Series: Treading Twisted Lines with Darren, Maddi, and Kai, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: Australian English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Young traveller Kai has spent years in search of salvation, a cure for his debilitating curse. When he discovers the cleansing Bright Water and is taken in by the kind priests who keep it, blessings soon become blights as Kai sinks in his crushing need for purity, and discovers the shattering truth behind his curse.
Hole (A Gothic Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A freak industrial accident leaves a man trapped in a hole in the ground. Alone and injured, he is pushed to the brink of insanity by the broken steel beam that hovers above him, threatening at any moment to fall and end his life. This short story is inspired by Poe’s “The Pit and the Pendulum” and is approximately 3300 words.