Books tagged: literary horror

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Birdtorn Tapestry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A young man's new office job begins to resemble an initiation into a mythological coven.
Noise
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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Alone in her huge old home, a woman is awakened by a strange noise, and scours the house looking for its source.
Greylock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,200. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Murder. Betrayals. Romance. Pianist Alexei Georg harbors a dark secret. He finds an old sonata in a 19th-century Russian sea chest. The night Alexei performs this handsome music in concert, a creature of darkness appears in the audience, in the aisle, and on the stage with him. This is no ghost. This menacing presence haunts Alexei relentlessly from Boston's music society to Mt. Greylock.
Hunter's Moon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00)
Fresh from the trenches of World War I, Paul Monroe returns home to a life he hardly recognizes. His body is broken, his prospects faded, and his sweetheart married to someone else. Another man might surrender under such blows, but his stint in France has made Paul a soldier. He knows that some things are worth fighting for--and some enemies must be killed to be conquered.
The Dark Country
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,410. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00)
Etchison's fiction is justly famous for its creepy ambience, and explores the terrain mapped out by Philip K. Dick, Thomas Harris, and any number of black and white horror movies. This is his legendary first collection, carefully corrected by the author for this new edition. The title story won both the World Fantasy Award and the British Fantasy Award in 1982.
Abasteron House
Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00)
Want to know what is haunting the attic in Abasteron House by the sea, at low tide … in a dead calm? Readers' comments: "Great tale. If you like ghost stories, worth reading this short but chilly tale. Love the little scare tucked neatly into the final line, and an effective one at that.” “An electric atmosphere from the opening lines.” Short story originally published by Every Day Fiction.
The Gateway Express
You set the price! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
Ten year old Jeremy Benson is being sent away to a new school, but instead of being placed on the train that would take him there, he is placed on The Gateway Express, a train like no other. This is a tale of how the life of little Jeremy unfolds, and in the process, he must face and rise above the most terrifying thing of all, himself.
The Dazzling Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A cemetery. A lost child. An ancient secret. Do you believe in ghosts? Come with the Brooke family on their search for their lost boy, Henry, inside Old Willow Cemetery. Discover the dazzled faces in the darkened air and know their secret. Gothic Readers Book Club Award Winner for Outstanding Fiction, 2013. Readers’ Favorite International Bronze Medal Winner, 2014.
Night Sea Journey, A Tale of the Supernatural
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
An Eric Hoffer Book Award Winner, 2015. Artist Kip Livingston is a woman haunted by dreams. A dark invader. Kip calls it the Firehawk. The Firehawk breaks out of her dreams into her waking life. Do dreams have the power to live beyond nightscapes? Even Kip's Jungian therapist, Dr. Laz Merlyn, cannot help Kip out of this ghostly world. Angels and demons, murder, paranormal and romance.
Stryx
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Rome. 1503 AD. Inside a dreary tower, Cardinal Strigidi, statesman of the Church and powerful necromancer, delves into arcane knowledge. Nonetheless, for all his power, he is going to spend the night in fear, because a messenger of the netherworld will pay him a visit. Alone and terror-stricken, he must face the only creature he dreads the most. The owl. Poe and Lovecraft style literary horror.