Donna Burgess


Donna Burgess is an author of dark fiction and poetry who enjoys surfing, painting and has a deep affection for all things Monty Python and low-budget horror flicks. Over the past fifteen years, her fiction and poetry has appeared in genre publications such as Weird Tales, Dark Wisdom, Sybil’s Garage and others. She has been married for nineteen years and has two children.

Where to find Donna Burgess online


Biter (Rise of the Dead)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
For fans of hardcore horror/zombie gorefests such as Chainsaw Massacre, House of 1000 Corpses, Grindhouse’s Planet Terror and Walking Dead. When Morgan and Savannah’s tire blows, they’re positive they’re going to be stuck forever in Shitkicker, Alabama. But along comes hunky Johnny, their knight-in-not-so-shining-primer, and their bad day takes a turn for the better. Or so they think.
The Dead Alive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
They said the virus was just a rumor… Sam Clark just witnessed a living nightmare as his wife devoured their small daughter. Now, with nothing left to lose, he treks his way across a landscape of living dead, back to his childhood home, with the hopes of finding his parents alive.
In Between: A Novelette of Terror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
When Tom Andrews was a small child, his older brother, Stevie, snapped and murdered their entire family, before turning the gun on himself—leaving little Tom alive and alone in a house full of corpses and a lifetime full of questions. Somehow Tom has managed to become a successful and well-adjusted husband, father and businessman—until he starts seeing Stevie again.
Ashes: A Collection of Dark Poetry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Do you like things that go bump in the night? Are you drawn to the strange and unusual? Do you find beauty in the grotesque? This collection of over 100 poems examines the darkest recesses of human (and non-human) nature. Many of these pieces have previously appeared in some of the better-known horror or science fiction publications over the last couple of decades, including Weird Tales.
Solstice: a novel of the Zombie Apocalypse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
On the eve of winter Solstice, a massive flash envelopes the Earth and then there is nothing. The sun no longer shines and civilization is plunged into unending darkness. Those exposed to the mysterious flash have changed—they have become bloodthirsty, cunning, and determined to devour anyone who is not infected. They are Ragers.
The Light at the End: a short story about the great dying of 2012
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Something dire is coming and the government is keeping everyone in the dark. A strange little countdown clock has appeared in the bottom corner of the cable news networks and people are beginning to talk. They feel anxious, afraid. What do you do? Hide? Live your life as if tomorrow is promised to you? Do you give up? Do you hope? Turn your neighbors away at the door? Turn the gun on yourself?
Breaths in Winter: The Complete Collection of 32 Tales of Horror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Thirty-two tales of horror from acclaimed author Donna Burgess. Enter the world of vampire, zombies, ghosts and people who aren't quite sane. Travel the darkest roads, from the American South to the Chernobyl contamination zone and find out what lies in wait. FOR MATURE READERS.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In the hidden reaches of an old house, there is a secret room where little Dani plays with her imaginary friends. But are those make believe playmates a figment of a childhood imagination or fragments from a sordid past? What lives in The Naughty Room? This is a short story from horror author Donna Burgess. With bonus stories, "Whatever Happened to Matilda?" and "Moondrop."
Freak Show: A Twisted Love Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Evan O’Leary had a normal life. But in the blink of an eye, everything fell apart and he found himself alone. With a frightening and amazing new gift, he joins a traveling sideshow and finds new love. But not without consequences.
Twilight Poison: a tale of werewolf horror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
An Appalachian grandmother confesses her horrific past that involved incest, murder and lycanthropy in this twisted short story. Recommended for mature readers only due to graphic sexuality and violence.
Scarecrow John
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Scarecrow John was a heinous child murderer who haunted tiny Summertown for decades. When Casey Beecham returns home to unravel the mystery surrounding his sister’s death, he discovers the killer might be closer than he ever imagined.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Who is Abigail? An angel? A ghost? True love stands the test of time and the boundaries of death. Previously titled "Abigail."
Wandering Star
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When a young military officer named Perry meets renegade lady-pirate, Charlotte Law, they are immediately drawn together by their lust for riches. Armed with a map, a secret, and a strange little golden scarab, they embark on a quest for the treasures of the legendary Captain Kidd.
Breaths in Winter: Three Tales of Ghostly Horror
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What if… The view from your great new office is of an extremely busy suicide bridge. You realize you left a life-saving trinket in your old bedroom…in the Chernobyl contamination zone. You discover a renewed relationship with your estranged brother. The only problem is he’s been dead for over three decades. Travel the darkest roads of the imagination and find out.
Dead Girl's Blog
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Meet Audrey Scott. She has it all. She’s the most popular girl at Lincoln High and dates Tommy Barker, the cutest boy in the senior class. She has a credit card with no limit, is head cheerleader and was probably going to be homecoming queen again this year—until she was bitten by a Deader. Worst part of it? He ruined her best jeans. But that’s just the tip of the putrid iceberg.
The Blue Children: Short Vampire Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A collection short vampire fiction, not for the faint of heart. Includes: Short Stories The Abandoned City The Blue Children Julian’s Diary (A "Darklands Vampires" Story) My Shadowman The Vampire Hunter’s Tale Darklands: Kasper and Lexi’s Tale (An Excerpt from "Darklands: A Vampire’s Tale") Poetry: Paint You Pale Stepping Into the Light Racing the Light Thrown Away Children
Darklands: a vampire's tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,910. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Twenty years ago, Susan Archer witnessed the brutal murder of her beloved twin brother. Now, the murderer, Devin McCree, has returned. Although Devin is a “Deathwalker,” Susan soon discovers that he is not the monster she has feared for so long. In fact, she realizes she is incredibly attracted to him.

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