Matthew Costello


See How She Runs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,080. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2020 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
After the stroke, Kate's husband was a different man… Cruel, abusive, violent. Divorce was her only salvation—but not for her daughter and son. By law, they were required to visit their father. And endure his terrible rage. So Kate decided to run away. To start a new life for herself and her children. To find safety in the arms of another man… That was when her nightmare really began...
Sleep Tight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,810. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2019 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
It started with a little boy. A little boy who sneaked out to go to the pool and was never seen again. Old Miss Waverly disappeared soon afterward. And then that hotshot student vanished into thin air. Things like this just didn't happen in a quiet town like Harley. Except that Harley was no longer a quiet town. Noah was getting scared. Then the dreams began. The dreams about the Tall Man.
Missing Monday
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
On Sunday night Janna Wade went to sleep and had the dream. The black clouds roiling in the sky… The isolated farmhouse beckoning in the distance… The stairway leading into nothing… The choking sobs coming from behind the door… Open the door Janna. Don't be afraid, your screams will wake you. When Janna does awaken, it's Tuesday—an entire day lost.
In Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,320. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
What would drive her to such a desolate New York street … down such dark stairs … to do something so dangerous? She was the last of five strangers compelled to the same basement room. None of them had been there before—but they believed it was a place to share their stories, to erase their fears, to make the horror of their dreams end. Instead, it was where they met their fate.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,800. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
What … is … it? As long as anyone could remember, the peculiar house in the hills had been sealed off from outsiders by those in power. Over time, the legends surrounding its past grew as numerous as they were disturbing. But they were nowhere near as terrifying as the truth. For inside the house is a power not of this world — an imprisoned force that has waited an eternity to break free.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,330. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS AGO, FIVE FRIENDS PLAYED A GAME. But if it was just a game, why is there blood? If it was only in their imagination, why is it crawling toward them? If they thought it was dead, why are they still afraid? DARKBORN To stop it is to believe in it. To believe in it is to sacrifice yourself to it. It could be anywhere…anyone…anything.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,040. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
By the laws of nature, it shouldn't be alive. For the sake of mankind, it shouldn't be resurrected from the ocean floor. For the love of God, it shouldn't be worshipped. Unless you want to survive … WURM The infection is spreading. The cult is reborn. The horror is alive and well and ready to transform humanity forever. Wurm is here …
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,710. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
In Matthew Costello’s classic horror novel, Wurm, a life from is raised from the ultimate depths, a creature that exists under near-alien conditions of intense heat, poison gasses, deadly… And when released, humanity learns that this twisted form of "life" is also the ultimate parasite. And in the end, even when it seems the spread of this worm-like parasite has been stopped…we know it hasn't.

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