Books tagged: mild horror

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The Haunted House
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00)
One Halloween, Cassandra dresses as a ghost and enters a house rumoured to be haunted, her plan is to prank unsuspecting passersby. What she doesn't expect, is to encounter the real deal and have to fight for her freedom.
Planet Z (Planet Z Book 1)
Price: Free! Words: 35,920. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Carlos and Jill have just lost their mother in a tragic accident. On the brink of insanity, it appears that their dad has discovered a way to bring his beloved wife back from the dead, but through unanticipated changes in events, they find themselves transported to a mysterious planet inhabited wholly by the dead―a midway point for those waiting to pass on to the next stage.
Implement of Destruction (A short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Determined to impress his college instructor, budding horror novelist Brian Royce spends Halloween evening writing his best story yet. But when real horror strikes the campus, he finds himself in a race against time to try to stop it before it's too late.
Drawing Blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: Australian English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cara lives in a home where her mother’s alcohol-fuelled violence is a daily reality. One day, after a beating, she discovers that her drawing of three lorikeets is now a drawing of two. Where the third lorikeet had been is a spatter of blood, and there’s a live lorikeet loose in her room. Does she dare use her newfound talent to help herself or will she make things worse…?
The Perfect Gift
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Finding the perfect gift for friends and family is hard enough, but when your friends have such specific tastes, it can be murder.
The Fish Tank
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Mike didn’t mind the after-hours plumbing jobs; they paid the bills, and he met some interesting people. Especially the Harrises, with their huge salt-water fish tank full of sea horses. But there was something odd about that tank, not to mention the Harris girl with her sea horse charm and her handful of salt…
Take Five
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
An emotional and thought provoking mix of suspense, mild horror, and ironic twists... This collection includes: Give It All You've Got-a librarian's new job leads to tragedy; The Good News-a vacation goes awry; Winner Take All-reclaiming home turns ugly; Three to Make Ready-school busing brings unwanted changes; and Nathan, the Buttercups are Blooming-an elderly man tackles the inevitable.
Three to Make Ready
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
~ A Speculative Fiction short ~ Cassie is accepted into a ballet group and Debra is to be a cheerleader. But when chosen to exchange schools in the busing mandate, their dreams are shattered. Sammy wants to live with his dad but gets a bike instead. When his bike is stolen, his anger and frustration reach the boiling point. The outcome will touch the lives of Cassie, Debra, and an entire city.
Give It All You've Got
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(3.75)
~A Speculative Fiction Short~ Naomi is the new school librarian. Danny, an overage senior, is her aid. Naomi has a secret she will not share. The presence of Jake, the alcoholic custodian, threatens her peace of mind with unwelcome advances. The friendship between Naomi and Danny becomes more and leads to tragedy. Help comes from an unexpected source.
Winner Take All
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
~ Speculative Fiction Short ~ Billy Ray Warren returns to claim the old family homestead, but first he'll have to destroy the intruder who's taken over. He comes armed, ready to battle his hated rival for possession of what is rightfully his. Then an accident leaves him a helpless prey for his ruthless enemy. With grim determination he fights for his life, knowing there can only be one winner.