The Woman with The Velvet Ribbon Around Her Neck (Urban Legend)

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Sam Edwards was a wealthy lonely man that lived all alone in his mansion. Tired of not having a companion to share his wealth with. He decided he'd check out the bar scene and when he did there she was the most beautiful woman Sam ever laid eyes upon sitting alone at a table in the corner of the bar. His love affair would not last long when he found out her secret which left him all alone again.
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ISBN: 9781301798070
About Drac Von Stoller

Drac Von Stoller's "35 Tales of Horror from the Vault" is climbing up the Best Selling charts in the US on Audible ranking #115 out of 3,895 audio books. 5/25/2017

"35 Tales of Horror from the Vault" is #8 on Amazon in the UK in Short Stories for Young Adults.

Drac Von Stoller finished out 2016 with 375,917 downloads and 234,332 downloads came from his Number 1 retailer Google Play & Books bringing his total downloads to date of 1,228,895. Also, Drac Von Stoller released 9 short films on Amazon Video on September 30, 2016.Drac Von Stoller also signed a Worldwide distribution deal for his film project for 2017 in December 2016 with Jeeters and Deuters who also signed a deal to distribute all of their videos including Drac Von Stoller's. 

Drac Von Stoller just finished 247 Audio Book projects on sale at Audible, Amazon and iTunes from the series 31 Horrifying Tales From The Dead with the help of very talented Narrators from ACX that wouldn't have been possible without their hard work and hours behind them. Drac Von Stoller would like to honor the 25 Narrators listed below with a special thanks that all started with his first Narrator Michael A. Adashefski on March 9, 2012 that narrated Drac Von Stoller's short story Captain Bloody Bones and finished the last audio book on February 5, 2017 with The Cards of Death narrated by 411 Audio. Listed below are more talented narrators that helped make all this possible.

Michael A. Adashefski- 45 projects,Theodore W. Brooks- 44 projects, 411 Audio- 35 projects,Luke Smith- 34 projects,Peter Jude- 17 projects, Rich Crankshaw- 11 projects, Dan Absalonson- 8 projects, Mike Vendetti- 11 projects,Kelly Morgan- 9 projects, Michael Ward- 6 projects, Bruce Donnelly- 6 projects, Scott Clem- 3 projects, Jonathan Waters- 2 projects,James Kiser- 3 projects
Jason Burkhead- 2 projects, Bruno Belmar- 2 projects, John Fiore- 1 project, Richard Jagger- 1 project, Samuel Schwarz- 1, project, Mark Kovar- 1 project, Stephen Ogden- 1 project, Ezekiel Robison- 1 project, Bruce Stone- 1 project, Robert Lee Wilson- 1 project, (The Late) Aaron E. Tucker- 1 project.

Drac Von Stoller reached his goal of over 1 Million downloads of his short stories on September 26, 2016 with (1,000,145) downloads!

Drac Von Stoller finished 9 Short Films that will be out September 30, 2016 on Amazon Video Direct with titles "Bloody Mary," "The Babysitter and the Man Upstairs," "The Haunted Mirror," "The Doll," "The Clown Statue," "The Zombie Bride," "The Vanishing Hitchhiker" starring Clint Eastwood's daughter Kimber Lynn, "No More Mr. Nice Guy." and "Dracula:The Legend Lives."

Amazon Video Direct Links to Drac Von Stoller Films- September 30, 2016

The Babysitter and the Man Upstairs- www.amazon.com/dp/B01LP2HXNS
Zombie Bride - www.amazon.com/dp/B01LP1WJ56
The Vanishing Hitchhiker- www.amazon.com/dp/B01LG7EXXU
Dracula: The Legend Lives- www.amazon.com/dp/B01M125L2P
The Clown- www.amazon.com/dp/B01LP52A10
Bloody Mary- www.amazon.com/dp/B01LRK01SC
No More Mr. Nice Guy- www.amazon.com/dp/B01LW8WTGW
The Haunted Mirror- www.amazon.com/dp/B01LRKC4PU
The Doll- https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LRKYIYA

Drac Von Stoller had a record day on December 4, 2016 on Google Play & Books with 1,415 downloads of his short stories

Drac Von Stoller has had 180 of his short stories in the Top Selling on Google Books & Play and now in the Top Selling in 32 Categories.

Drac Von Stoller's short story "The Clown" just went Number 1 on iTunes Top Ghost stories in Australia pushing his already Number 1 story "Bloody Mary" to the Number 2 spot on October 9, 2016.

Drac Von Stoller has sold 2,385 Audio Books to date.

Laura Miller from the award-winning Salon News and Entertainment Media web site with 17.5 million monthly visitors Interviewed Drac Von Stoller on Wednesday August 13, 2014. Link below for interview.
http://www.salon.com/2014/08/17/portrait_of_a_self_published_author_drac_von_stollers_invisible_literary_empire/

Audio Books of Drac Von Stoller can be purchased through Audible, Amazon and iTunes.

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https://www.amazon.com/author/dracvonstoller
Google Books & Play-https://play.google.com/store/search?q=drac+von+stoller

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31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 3
The final collection of short stories from 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 3 by Horror Fiction writer Drac Von Stoller

Also in Series: 31 Horrifying Tales From The Dead Volume 3

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Reviews

Review by: Ginnen Tonix on Jan. 06, 2013 :
My sister used to tell my siblings and I a very similar story when we were kids to scare us.
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Review by: Selena Faith on Oct. 26, 2012 :
Loved it!
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Review by: David Blake on Sep. 29, 2012 :
Well, the writing shows slight improvement on some of the works that Mr Von Stoller was churning out previously, the punctuation and spelling is a little better and at least there's some attempt to establish a character.

But...

It's all fact, fact, fact. The first two sentences, for example, tell us that Sam is wealthy, lives alone in a mansion, is in his "late forties" (why not give his exact age?), and that he's lonely and wants a female companion. Information imparted to the reader in the most straightforward, uninteresting way possible. Yet even with this prosaic approach, there is just as much the reader is NOT told: WHY is Sam alone? WHY has he waited until his "late forties" to go out and look for a girl? Has he always been rich? What are his character traits?

Try this for an opening:
As the heavy rain rasped against the windows of his 18th Century mansion, Sam Edwards looked at the portrait of his late, beloved Elsa that hung on the oak panelled wall and felt as thunderous as the weather outside. He hurled his unfinished glass of scotch into the tempestuous fire and snatched his car keys off the table, determined that he was not going to spend another evening with just the bitter memories of that large draughty room to keep him company.

There. Two sentences only, which establish that Sam is lonely, is going out to look for company, that he lives in a mansion, that it's a stormy night, that he drives, that he's in some sort of emotional turmoil because of a bereavement, that he drinks scotch, and we even get a suggestion of what the room looks like.

The dialogue in the story is very dull and unnatural. Sam and Melissa meet, then in the next sentence were told that they feel like they've known each other all their lives - yet Sam hasn't even asked what her name is yet! Let alone the fact he hasn't even established where she's from or why she was crying. He effectively proposes marriage and her reaction? "That sounds fine to me." Who said romance was dead?

As for the resolution, and the explanation about Melissa, it's utterly ridiculous.
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Review by: C.A. Watson on Sep. 27, 2012 :
Poorly constructed and the ending wasn't intriguing at all.
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Review by: axe on Sep. 27, 2012 :
I was expecting the end with something like curse or witch anger related... maybe an urban witch would have done, if someone says witches are not an urban material. Anyway nice story
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