Barry J. House


Barry J. House lives in Southern England, with his wife, two children and three cats. He has been a fan of genre fiction from the moment he first saw the film, Forbidden Planet, on TV as an infant.

Barry’s horror and dark SF stories have appeared in various magazines, including Hub Magazine, New Voices in Fiction, The Horror Express, Whispers of Wickedness, Trail of Indiscretion and Black Petals.

Barry has a comedy SF novella, titled ‘I Was Probed by Aliens and Lived to Tell the Tale!’ currently available to buy.

He also has 2 chapbooks available from Ghostwriter Publications: a small collection titled 'Matinee' and a novelette titled 'The Cupboard in Room 9.'

Where to find Barry J. House online


I Was Probed by Aliens and Lived to Tell the Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Will Brown and John Smith are friends. Ordinary men with ordinary names... except where John comes from his happens to mean ‘one who yearns for the sweetest cessric pond, even before the third milking of Teuhleuhlah’s teat’. For John is from the planet Tau Ceti 42, and first met Will when abducting him from Earth one morning... Sit back and enjoy this close encounter of the hilarious kind!
Song for a Haunted Choir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,920. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
It begins with a half-glimpsed vision flickering behind a stand of trees as Sam Bartlett, thirteen years old, finally spies the Grey Lady, the ghostly figure said to haunt the environs of St. Andrew’s church. He and his best friend, Max, were once both choristers at the ancient building. But now Max is gone and Sam must transcend time and space to track down the boy before he is lost forever.

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comedy    horror    nostalgia    science ficiton    spoof    suspense