Brad D. Sibbersen

Books

Pulp: Monsters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Originally Published: October 8, 2023 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Gothic
An all-new pulp-inspired series of monstrous tales for fans of the early pulps, the classic Universal horrors, Marvel monster comics of the 1970s, and folks who just love reading about monsters as protagonists!
The Preternatural Plight of Willoughby Winston Winthorpe White
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Originally Published: July 24, 2023 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
"So I've written a children's book. The story is confusing and frightening, the artwork is terrifying, and while I'm quite certain it contains a message or moral or some such, I can't for the life of me parse out just what that message or moral or whatnot might be. This is why I don't write children's books." –Brad D. Sibbersen Willoughby Winston Winthorpe White finds something unusual on the...
Welcome to Mad Science U
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,080. Language: English. Originally Published: August 5, 2016 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
All that junk science you see in old movies? It's real. But it's only taught in one place - the Madiport Island University of Science and Technology, an ultra top-secret learning facility located in the heart of the infamous Bermuda Triangle. Enrollment is by invitation only, and only the most brilliant young scholars in the world make the grade. If you rank in the top one percent of one...
The Princess That Ate Dragons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Originally Published: October 24, 2016 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Neth the swordsman and his sidekick, an enchanted rabbit named Sir Hops-a-Lot, prefer to work alone, but this time they've been shanghaied into a less-than-epic quest involving crooked elves, clean cut dwarfs, a racist cleric, obstinate trolls, flying vampire heads, and a beautiful princess who apparently... eats dragons!
Bombed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: English. Originally Published: August 12, 2016 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
It was the cleanest heist imaginable – break into an abandoned Cold War era laboratory and steal a discredited experimental device. Quick. Safe. No one gets hurt. But no one told Dac Wheeler that the device in question was a super bomb, and that after all these years it was still armed. Now, stranded in the middle of the bay with a hurricane breathing down his neck and a pair of deranged...
Amityville Subdivision
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,460. Language: English. Originally Published: August 22, 2019 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A person can haunt a house, but can a house haunt a person? Steven Madoff wouldn't have thought so, but after fleeing one of the most haunted houses in America he spent the next several years erecting an altar to it - seven identical homes, an entire subdivision of evil, abandoned and forgotten upon his inevitable descent into madness. But the past is patient, and now a team of paranormal...
Demons & Dragons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: English. Originally Published: May 9, 2019 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
The Black Game. The most infamous tabletop game of them all. At the height of the fantasy roleplaying boom, it was banned, nationwide, after the mysterious deaths of several players. Now it's back - but what is the time-lost secret of the mysterious Black Game? Was it all just an urban legend, another case of 1980s satanic panic, or is there something wrong with The Black Game? Something evil...
Graves Not Deep Enough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: English. Originally Published: November 17, 2019 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General, Fiction » Gothic
In one fell swoop, everything Rebecca knew was gone. Her friends, her school, her life. Shipped cross-country after the loss of her parents, deposited in the care of an aunt she barely knew, and, worst of all, forced to accompany said aunt to Rouche House, a fairytale-nightmare mansion of grasping turrets and secret rooms, perched on the side of a cliff in the middle of Nowhere, USA. But hope...
The Philip Phenomenon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,280. Language: English. Originally Published: September 1, 2020 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Harper Ketch has a delicious little system for picking up girls, eliciting their sympathy via the old "dead wife" routine. Nothing required save a complete lack of shame and a couple of basic props: his old wedding ring (never tell 'em you're actually divorced) and a picture of the tragic young wife in question, never mind that it's just an old photograph of a complete stranger that he fished...
Past-Due Tales of Terror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Originally Published: December 21, 2013 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror
A bickering couple learns what the phrase "the dog days of summer" REALLY means. A college student takes the last walk of his life. Two people discover that Heaven isn't all it's cracked up to be. A man marries a serial killer - on purpose. All this and more in this terrifying collection of short, short horror stories that are guaranteed to crack your nerves like a whip.
Ghost of a Scene
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Originally Published: February 13, 2019 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A short story about a new kind of ghost, one haunted by people.
The Changelings
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,440. Language: English. Originally Published: October 27, 2021 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Elexis, Jazz, Tobin, Deanna, Bobby, Kaisie, and John... seven unassuming middle schoolers who stumble through a reverse Rip Van Wrinkle in time and find themselves reliving their own recent past - a haunted past for some, one they're eager to change. Yet terrifying, otherworldly forces quickly muster to prevent them from doing just that... even if it means killing the children, one by one...
Summon House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Originally Published: January 27, 2022 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Summon House (1) is widely regarded as the worst television program ever made. No one has ever seen it. "Summon House" (2) is an unusual story. Duplicate chapter numbers and other unique formatting is intentional. Summon House (3) is a real place and one should not go there.
Avatar Noir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,730. Language: English. Originally Published: July 21, 2022 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Something's gone wrong in Noir City. A not insignificant sub-sector of the fully immersive, three-dimensional metaverse has been compromised: hijacked and modified by persons unknown into something else entirely, something threatening not only the spirit of the game, but, potentially, the players themselves. Or at least their credit ratings. Two-fisted corporate troubleshooter Eddie Faust is...
Night of the Hornéd God
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Originally Published: September 4, 2017 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
There's an alternate universe right beneath our feet, a universe of basements and sub-basements, steam tunnels, catacombs, subways and sewers. And it's inhabited. By the homeless, the forgotten, the disenfranchised. And something else. Something evil, called up from he furthest reaches of Hell to prey on the living and the dead alike on the Night of the Hornéd God.
Brought to Rune
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Originally Published: March 21, 2015 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Horror » Occult
The Hellfire Club: a groundless legend, a brotherhood of harmless cranks, or a den of homicidal fiends? College students Blake and Sandy are about to find out, for when a mysterious innkeeper lays runes on the pair they find themselves compelled to seek out the sinister organization's current meeting place, where diabolical rites are regularly performed and where, this night, the true master of...
Night of the Lunar Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,150. Language: English. Originally Published: October 1, 2022 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
This block of description/hype is supposed to convince you to buy the book, but, in this case, is that really necessary? It's zombies on the moon! Zombies on the moon! We suppose we could also tell you that it stars the irrepressible Mr. K and his lovely associate Lillian... that it's chock full of action; witty banter; beautiful, capable women; and gruesome zombie attacks... that it all builds...
The Faerie Pit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,180. Language: English. Originally Published: September 4, 2017 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Deep in the forest primeval it slumbers. Invisible. Benign. Until you awaken it. Then it will make all your dreams come true. There's only one catch. Once aroused, it's always hungry. And it feeds on blood. Now, from the unfathomable depths, it spews its vile emissaries forth to drag an endless stream of shrieking victims into The Faerie Pit. A novel of excruciating horror from pulp master Brad...
Phonomania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Originally Published: September 4, 2017 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A short story that proves record collectors really are a**holes.
The Carved One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Originally Published: February 20, 2019 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
The difference between love and obsession is that one is selfish, while the other is selfless. But which is which?
Pulp Science Fiction Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Originally Published: August 9, 2022 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
From the depths of 1962 comes a sci-fi adventure that was probably better off forgotten. And fate, or the gods, apparently agreed: twice the original, typewritten manuscript was almost lost forever – once when it was accidentally(?) discarded in the dumpster behind a publisher's office, and again when it was erroneously donated to a local charity with a stack of unwanted books. Yet, somehow, it...
Everything You Ever Wanted For a Dollar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Originally Published: February 10, 2019 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A short story about two men who discover everything they ever thought they wanted, at a price neither can afford.
Invaders From Planet XXX - The Screenplay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Originally Published: May 19, 2019 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Back in the early 2000s I was approached to write a screenplay for a juvenile, 1980s style sex comedy. The only instructions I were given were that it feature sexy alien ladies on the prowl for male victims, and that it contain ample female nudity. Being who I am, the first thing I decided was that one of the two main characters – a pair of overstimulated young men in their early twenties –...
The Gods Inside the Stars - Space: 1969
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: English. Originally Published: August 22, 2021 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The first post-steampunk novel! And so it came to pass that the Baltimore Gun Club's successful 1864 launch of a manned projectile into outer space did initiate a worldwide "space race", bolstered by the industrial and technological advances developed over the course of three regrettable "great" wars, so that by the year of our Lord 1960 Earth men maintained a bustling way station upon our own...
Pride and Pestilence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Originally Published: January 6, 2021 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Inept Concepts' "Shilling Shudders" Library. A new story of the macabre. A tale of blood-thirsty fiends. Demands the attention. Thrilling and gruesome – not for the weak of heart. No reader of a discerning taste will be disappointed. Sensational and entertaining. By Brad D. Sibbersen, well-regarded author of many others of an equally suspenseful nature. Thoroughly recommended.
The World That Time Forgot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Originally Published: January 12, 2018 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It came out of the water without warning, its speed belying its clumsy, cartoonish build. Perhaps twelve feet long, it looked like an alligator, but plumper, rounder. Its front legs were almost comically short and stubby, but its long jaws were not and these clamped down on his arm and held it tight as the creature clumsily rolled a full 180 degrees, slowly tearing the limb from its socket, the...
Tales from the Nitroglycerin Nursery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,060. Language: English. Originally Published: May 20, 2021 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Four new tales of wonder and dismay from Brad D. Sibbersen "Jurassic Residential Park" – Time has twisted upon itself like a pretzel, depositing prehistorical horrors in modern day London. But the Bird sisters have far more important things to worry about. "Less Artificial, More Intelligence" – Their love was simple, honest, and pure. And that was just the beginning of the nightmare. "Being in...
Deadburbia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,050. Language: English. Originally Published: February 16, 2017 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Zombie horror stalks the darkened 'burbs. Forever. Kim and her friends thought they were in trouble when they had a run-in with some kids from the wrong side of the tracks, but nothing could have prepared any of them for the horror that was to follow in this tale of undead madness that begins with an epilogue and ends when six innocent souls are utterly consumed by the DEADBURBIA.
Dead Fall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Originally Published: July 22, 2019 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
A delirious slice of pulp horror featuring a homicidal love cult, loose sex, illegal drugs, absurd violence, human experimentation, killer ghosts, a government conspiracy, demonic possession, and a dash of 1970s nostalgia. Read at your own risk.
Look What's Happened to Mad Science U
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Originally Published: April 30, 2020 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In this epic sequel to Welcome to Mad Science U, displaced normie Kevin Landon and his hyper-brilliant classmates are compelled to violate the laws of time itself to save one of their own, taking them on a wild journey through a menagerie of potential futures, the prehistoric past, the cesspool NYC of the 1970s, and finally to the year 1880, where they meet the enclave of mad geniuses who will...
Horror House on Planet 5
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Originally Published: September 7, 2022 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mashups
Brillian Alaneme has just solved one of the minor historical mysteries of space: What happened to the long-range transport freighter Talladessner? But when she sets down on the desolate asteroid where the long-lost vessel ultimately came to rest, she finds not the missing starship but a house, and not just any house, but a haunted house, straight out of a creaky 1940s' B-movie. It seems like it...
Everything Bad Happens To Jeremiah Riddle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,090. Language: English. Originally Published: March 25, 2019 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mashups
Jeremiah Riddle was at the end of his rope when he stumbled out of the desert into the negligible town of Outskirts, Arizona, although it certainly beat being at the end of a rope. But he might feel differently if he knew what was waiting for him in that town. For Outskirts was under siege, by otherworldly things the likes of which no sane man had ever lain eyes on before, beings spoken of only...
Oblique
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Originally Published: April 10, 2019 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Professor Abner Oblique has finally perfected his time machine. Now if he can just rein in his ego, things might turn out okay. A short story set in the world of Mad Science U, and a precursor to the second full-length Mad Science U adventure.
Road Works: Four Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,100. Language: English. Originally Published: July 8, 2018 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A truck driver delivers the most unusual cargo he's ever hauled, deep into the bowels of the earth. A young couple picks up a mysterious, ethereal hitchhiker and may not live to regret it. The light never changes, the traffic never lets up, stranding five pedestrians with no food, no water, no shelter... how long can they last? And, finally, the story of a special boy, a very special dog, and...
Leprechauns (Sigh) From Outer Space
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Originally Published: January 28, 2022 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ultimately, there are only three narrative archetypes: Man vs. Man, Man vs. Nature, and Man vs. Killer Leprechauns From Outer Space.
Involuntary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,970. Language: English. Originally Published: October 1, 2018 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
They call themselves involuntary celibates. Beta males. Perfect gentlemen. Self-proclaimed victims of a society obsessed with wealth and superficiality. A loosely-knit group of misfits fueled by entitlement and rage, they have never had a proper leader. Until now. He is a genius. A visionary. A madman. The mastermind behind the most diabolical business venture the world has ever known. The...
Uncle Amjad's Email
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Originally Published: June 3, 2017 by Inept Concepts. Categories: Fiction
A short story about children's programming, by the author of Welcome to Mad Science U and Deadburbia.

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