S.E. Casey

Biography

S.E. Casey grew up in New England near a lighthouse. He always dreamed of smashing the lighthouse and building something truly grotesque with the rubble. This is his writing method for his existential tales focused on a tragic collection of flawed oddities, forgotten places, and fallen characters. Published in many magazines and anthologies, links to his short stories and poetry can be found at www.secaseyauthor.wordpress.com.
He is the author of a collection of short fiction, 'Stygian Doorways', and is currently working on a new collection of winter themed short stories. He lives on the shores of New England where, from time to time, he passes by the old lighthouse which still stands...for now.

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Books

The Century Coven
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
(5.00 from 1 review)
Once a century, the coven of the sleepy town of Berkshire play a Halloween game, a sadistic contest with its own rules and etiquette. With its insistence on masks, costumes, and other tricks, it is easy to lose sight of the essence of this night, distracted by its own theatrics. However, a new witch to the coven plays a game within a game, reminding her sisters of Halloween's true spirit.
Nicholas' Light (A Horror Story)
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
There are monsters bent on annihilation and destruction—simple pleasures. These are easy nightmares, understandable and familiar threats. However, there are dreadful, uncommon terrors hidden in the folds of the joyous and festive. Under the ice of an abyssal lake is a soft spot where a light shines on Christmas Eve. Is it a beacon, or is it a snare?
Harlequin Midnight
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Each Halloween, the city of Grimaldi endures a phantasmagoric children's play. At night, the city becomes the stage where the Harlequin, that colorful performer both tragic and comic, bends everyday life and expectation. In his terrible annual performance, the audience becomes the actors; some are changed, some are lost in the dark plot.
Devil Music
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Music has curative powers on both body and soul, but for one man, these soothing sounds evoke profound feelings of dread and horror. A curious encounter in his youth may hold the remedy if only he can negotiate his memory, separating fact from fiction. In a world filled with background music, the despair pushes his mind to the breaking point.

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Smashwords book reviews by S.E. Casey

  • White Picket on Sep. 11, 2017

    As its title suggests, White Picket details the everyday humdrum life of the suburbs. The grassy lawn, the hedges, the air conditioning, the gate security codes, and the inconvenient slack-faced zombie hoard. Gregory captures the banal quiet dread of going through the motions in suburbia. "...and it’s impossible to eat, to watch a show, to enjoy anything knowing they’re out there."