Charles Wagner


Chuck Wagner was born and raised in a Kansas farming community. His home was next door to a funeral home, which might be the reason he tends to write horror. Wagner has published fiction in a variety of books, magazines, and comics. He has also written for TV and animation. He is best known as the creator of Clive Barker, Tapping the Vein - a collection of illustrated stories adapted from The Books of Blood.


The Hilt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A Hollywood artisan made a mistake ... by which he was granted power. They came to punish him ... but punished his family instead. So he is on the run ... but ever on the attack. Severin's life can never be the same ... and all because he possesses The Hilt! (cover by Elvin Tür)
The Seas of Quivira
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,540. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Leaving city life behind, Charles Scott returns to his rural hometown to farm the family land, only to discover that his field of waving wheat has become the nighttime abode of long-extinct dinosaurs. (Cover derived from a photo by thekamal, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license, integrated with a painting by Charles R. Knight.)
The Dead Sea Stroll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,520. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Los Angeles has endured riots, earthquakes, fires, floods and gang infestation. But now a new scourge will rise, spreading like a plague from person to person, infecting them with evil malice and bizarre power, linking them together in the desire to absorb us all. The city will be menaced as never before, preyed on as rot feeds on carrion, and all because a young woman took the "dead sea stroll".
Deadlights and Other Nightmares
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,390. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Car-less headlights haunting a rural road, primeval ghosts cruising in a field of wheat, specters stopping traffic in Los Angeles - these are some of the images conjured by writer Charles Wagner. In this, his first collection, encounter these and other tales, some previously published, some appearing for the first time. Read and experience fear, horror, and wonder where you least expect them.

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