Joshua Scribner


Joshua Scribner is the author of eight published novels and over 100 short stories. He currently lives in Michigan with his wife and two daughters. Up to date information on his work can be found at

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What’s Right in Front of You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A story about the things we refuse to see, and the atrocities our blindness allows.
A Night Shift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A short story about loyalty, disloyalty, and deadly consequences.
Sucked Away
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
You can hide from your past, but it’ll find you eventually. When it does, just hope you’re not sucked away.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about a self-berating girl and a powerful psychological tool that just might change everything.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about a ghost that gets involved in a high-school football game.
The Bad Ones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sometimes we’re blind to the bad ones. Sometimes it cost us dearly.
The Other Side
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Occult
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a haunting past and the ghosts that linger.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
We’ve all had noise in our attics. We’ve all been kept awake at night. Rick will try to do something about the noise.
Take Me With You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Fourteen-year-old Toby has been shamed to the point no high-school kid should be shamed. Time to take a walk into town and visit a couple of people. But there’s something he hasn’t anticipated, something along the way, and it might be worse than the death of his reputation, or even the death of him.
How We Hunt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Every skilled predator has methods. Some methods work better than others.
One of Nine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Dead people keep coming to Mike Staber’s dreams. He can’t quite understand what their trying to tell him, but there’s a sense that he better hurry. He might be in grave danger.
The Last Gift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Henry Mason has received many gifts from his parents. They’ve all been very good. But the last one he receives will truly blow his mind.
Never Fear Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,740. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Mark Lions, age 14, lives his life with crippling anxiety, until one day his family moves to a country home and that anxiety lifts like a bad dream upon waking up. Something in their new home has caused this, and it’s not alone. The Lions have been drawn into something they cannot resist and a battle they might not survive.
The Worst Sin: A Novelette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » General
Mitchell has lost his job. He’s going to jail, and his daughter’s dying. But magic is coming. Maybe things will get better. Maybe things aren’t totally as they seem.
Fear's Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,470. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
After teenager Maddy Crandale assaults the captain of the cheerleaders, her parents move her to the country, where there’s no trouble for Maddy to find. But trouble finds Maddy. Animals stalk her. She dreams that she’s someone else. Odd fears arise. With both parents caught up in their own weirdness, can this problem child defeat a strange menace alone, or will it take what it came for?
Cursed Highway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A short story about nighttime ghosts on a lonely Oklahoma highway.
Loud Enough to Wake the Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Thump, thump, thump goes the bass that wakes you up at night. It takes over your brain, makes it impossible for you to think. But now the skinny punks who pump it have woken up one of the deepest sleepers of all. And she’s not happy.
The Creek and the Rattlesnake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » General
A story about a lonely little boy with a dangerous imagination.
Ghost Eyes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » General
Kristy Morrow is fat, ugly and lacks confidence. But she's fine with all that. So why has she been chosen to fill the position of the most important worker at her job? Why did he hand pick her as his replacement before he left? Maybe the disembodied voices will help her figure it all out. Or maybe she's just crazy.
A Haunting Beauty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Strange things are happening in the Becker's new home. Noises come from the attic. Stevie Becker speaks of infidelity, but only in her sleep. Roony Becker finds himself both tempted and injured by sexual indiscretions. It seems something has come for them, something both wicked and beautiful, something far beyond normal reality. Can they resist its temptations? Will they survive its attacks?
Mantric Syllable
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
As a therapist, Mark Zellar's ability to stamp out negative emotions borders upon magical. But what can he do when the negative all stems from one person, and that person does not wish to change? What's worse, that person is his new boss. Mark's friend, Jay, has a wicked suggestion.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » General
Who's at the door? Someone keeps knocking at night, bringing Barret Spikes from sleep. He'd see who it is, but he suffers from sleep paralysis, and his mind wakes long before his body. Will Barret be able to move on time to see who it is and protect himself if necessary? Or will the nightly visitor get the door open first? What exactly does the visitor want?
Mantis Coma: Book 2 of the Mantis Series
Series: Mantis. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,930. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In this second installment of the series, Mantis finds himself in a coma. Meanwhile, a wicked spirit in human forms treks across the country en route to kill him. Without a body to fight with, Mantis must find a way to ward off the evil intruder or die motionlessly.
Mantis Nights: Book 1 of the Mantis Series
Series: Mantis. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,390. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Late at night, when the sidewalks are quiet, Mantis Shed walks with his eyes closed. Engaging visions, he becomes one with fantastic worlds, battling mighty warriors, conquering fantastic realms. Mantis chooses when to come and go. It’s the perfect escape from a boring world. Then, when visions begin to trap him, losing is no longer an option and winning is a matter of life and death.
Fear and Repulsion: A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,920. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » General
Doctor David Porter has found a tunnel into the deepest recesses of the human mind. Using hypnosis he’ll apply his secret techniques on three previously incurable patients. The signs say stop. His thirst for knowledge won’t let him. Little does he know that what’s waiting for his patients could be worse than what brought them to him in the first place.
Eleven O'clock Fright
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,650. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Shortly after the death of his wife, Dr. Kurt Snaber packs up and moves to a new state to start over. Unfortunately, he brings with him the disembodied voices of his overbearing mother and dead wife. On the advice of a friend, he turns to meditation to silence the unwelcome voices. Little does he know that while meditating he’ll witness something that will change his life forever.

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