Books tagged: macabre

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Knit One
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Tales of Two Cities Press is based on the two cities where I have spent most of my life — London and Paris. The association of the two cities brought to mind that Dickensian tale of the French revolution. Hence, you will find my own interpretation in the following short story. Madame Defarge leads a relentless combat against French aristocrats and then takes pleasure in seeing them die...
Torment
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,740. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
Twelve-year-old April Kostanuik despises her run-down house and working-class parents. She can't belong to them. Someday, her real parents will find her and take her away to a magical new place where she can spend her days playing the piano, lost in the music she loves. Even on the day of the terrible accident, she is still full of hatred and fury … and not at all ready to die.
On a Winter's Eve
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror
No one knew where they came from - a parallel world, another dimension - or the abyss. They had preyed on the inhabitants of a back water town for years, wiping out entire families, their numbers seeming augmented each time they returned, which was always in winter. But when they came this time they picked the wrong house...
Paris : Walks on the Dark Side
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
A practical guide for the tourist interested in exploring the dark and macabre side of the City of Light. This book focuses on sites of Paris connected with events that occurred from the 16th century to just after the French Revolution..
Project Moreau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,210. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A journey into the realm of DNA splicing and genetic engineering.
Point Blank (a Short Tale of Macabre Family Faults)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
IF YOU CAN'T STAND THE PRESSURE... ASK YOUR MOTHER TO STOP POINTING THE GUN AT YOUR HEAD. Suddenly, it's write or die for Steven, thanks to the pressure of his own mother indenting his tender skull with the muzzle of the pistol held in her hand. Not to mention that his recently departed Father lying on the floor beside him should supply enough motivation.
Sins & Shadows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,760. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
What starts off as the murder of a senator, quickly turns into something much more sinister. James Anderson, a by-the-book detective, and his partner Andrew Reynold, a dedicated but deeply damaged cop, take on a case that will make them question everything they know. They’ll face-off against drug dealers, corrupt politicians, serial killers, crooked cops and the mob…
It Gets Easier (a Short Tale of Comical Catastrophe)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
HE'D NEVER GUESS THAT HIS VERY COURAGE TO COMMIT COULD BE THE CAUSE OF HIS OWN DOWNFALL. Jake's basking in the realization that he may have finally found "the one." He can't believe his luck as he's driving off into the sunset with Samantha with precious moments alone with her. What could possibly go wrong? THUMP THUMP resonates from the trunk of the car as they speed down the highway...
Nightmare Scares
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Let’s count, one to five hundred. We’ll do it in words. All of the people in these stories have played, they’ll tell you first hand. They didn’t make it to five hundred words. If you’re not scared by the end then you win. But, if you feel the slightest fluttering of your pulse... Welcome to the collection.
Which Was Which
Price: Free! Words: 14,810. Language: Australian English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The murder was savage and the evidence overwhelming, and yet the man accused of the crime, was hundreds of miles away at the time. So why was the sleeve of his jacket covered in blood?