Matthew Kilpatrick

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Sense and Super Abilities
By Matthew Kilpatrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction
Short Story Press Presents Sense and Super Abilities by Matthew Kilpatrick “Sense and Super-Abilities” is a pastiche of the settings, style, and sort of characters usually associated with Jane Austen and Superlatives, superhuman characters similar to modern comic book heroes.
Dead People's Letters
By Matthew Kilpatrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction
Short Story Press Presents Dead People's Letters by Matthew Kilpatrick “Dead People’s Letters”, readers will find a tale that both pays homage to Dostoevsky’s work in general (Poor People in particular) and also adds a new twist. It is not a “mash up”, but an original story told in Dostoevsky’s style with added supernatural horror elements.
Little Pests
By Matthew Kilpatrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction
Short Story Press Presents Little Pests by Matthew Kilpatrick “Little Pests” is a tale of suspense and terror that builds from the vaguely sinister beginning of a cockroach infestation, and increases to fever pitch when it is revealed that the man sent to rid a family’s home of the insects proves to be far more of a threat than the cockroaches themselves.
True Wind
By Matthew Kilpatrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction
Short Story Press Presents True Wind by Matthew Kilpatrick “True Wind” takes a well-known fantasy species, the sea-dwelling merfolk, and turns them into less magical and more reality-grounded yet fantastical people. The merfolk in “True Wind” are a tribal, island-dwelling people that have evolved over a long course of years to adapt to their sea environment.
Without Decent Restraint
By Matthew Kilpatrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction
Short Story Press Presents Without Decent Restraint by Matthew Kilpatrick “Without Decent Restraint” is a story that combines two subgenres of horror. It is at once both a ghost story and a story about a zombie uprising. Many times have the two tropes existed but not necessarily side by side as they do here.
An Illustrated Warning
By Matthew Kilpatrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction
Short Story Press Presents An Illustrated Warning by Matthew Kilpatrick “An Illustrated Warning” is a chilling tale of supernatural terror that comes from the last expected place. It is a story that draws the reader slowly into a dark and frightening place and then closes in around them with a dark and sinister atmosphere.
All Lesser Creatures
By Matthew Kilpatrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction
Short Story Press Presents All Lesser Creatures by Matthew Kilpatrick “All Lesser Creatures” is a quirky and unusual story about a man named Gary Landry who finds a strange fate when he is on the receiving end of a rare but harrowing animal attack. Later he discovers the full extent of how much he is changed and how much his life will change also.
They Are Everywhere
By Matthew Kilpatrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction
Short Story Press Presents They Are Everywhere by Matthew Kilpatrick “They Are Everywhere” is a humorous tale of the supernatural as seen through the eyes of two hapless and inept ghost hunters named Barton and Edward. Though the pair believe themselves to be intrepid investigators in the realm of the unexplained and ghostly, they in fact mistake normal, everyday occurrences for supernatural.

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