Books tagged: short dark fiction

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Let The World Die
By Walter Lazo
Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
After years of saving the world, an exhausted hero decides that she has finally had enough—let humanity save itself, let the world die.
It's Dark Inside (collection of short stories)
By Karen Heard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,940. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction
These six tales span the genres of ghost story, mystery, horror, and suspense. Some look back on dark times, others look forward to an apocalyptic future, and still others dwell on a terrible present – but they have one thing in common: they are all dark. Don’t expect happy endings or pleasant characters here, for there is something dark lurking in the shadows of each tale waiting to get out.
Underleaf
By Gina Dickerson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction
A house with a disturbing secret, jealousy which turns deadly, heartbreak in more ways than one, and people who aren’t quite what they seem make up a few of the stories within this collection. Turn the pages and discover that there is more to each tale as you venture Underleaf...
Yarn
By Tony Crumpton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
A short, horrific "yarn" about the madness that befalls a small, southern town.
Seven Endings
By KJ Blackwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: British English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
A woman who loves cats perhaps just a little too much; a pair of spinsters not to be underestimated; a bullied boy at the end of his tether; a successful couple about to lose everything... These and other stories begin so innocently, but there is often darkness hidden in everyday lives... This collection of seven short stories will surprise and entertain with their unusual take on modern lives.
A Mix of Six: Six Short-Short Stories
By Geraldine Evans
Price: $1.17 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: British English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
Geraldine Evans has put together an eclectic mix of stories; some humorous, some not. She ranges between one about her popular DI Joe Rafferty, to a satirical Christmas tale, via mucky schoolboys and another about an other-wordly experience. Why not give them a try? If you find you like the way she strings words together, you might be interested to know that she has also published twenty novels.
The Archons
By Julio Mario Espinosa Jimenez
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Fiction
Is the year 2022, the nations of the world adopted the tax on breathing as a measure against global warming. To avoid problems with the breathing police: “The Archons” some citizens have decided not to talk ever.
Deadly Catches
By Thea Atkinson
Price: Free! Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction
The people who earn their living from the Atlantic waters have long made their peace with the risks of the ocean, until the worst comes knocking at their doors. Deadly Catches is a small short story collection that explores the grief of living with the ultimate price.
Things Slip Through
By Kevin Lucia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Joe Mynhardt. Category: Fiction
Welcome to Clifton Heights, New York, an average Adirondack town, and nice enough in its own right. Except after dark, under the pale light of the moon. Or on a road out of town that never ends, or in an old house on the edge of town with a will of its own.