Horror Short Stories

FREE & BARGAIN EBOOKS – {11-19-2019}

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                                                                                Typhoid Mary                                                 by Charlie Dalton

Typhoid Mary Charlie Dalton

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John 5:19
We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world is under the control of the evil one.


Recently bereaved detective Nadine Meyers is assigned to investigate a brutal massacre, with eight-year-old Mary the sole survivor.

Nadine suspects the parents were responsible for murdering all six of their adopted children in a single horrendous act. As she befriends Mary, she discovers a secret that takes the case in a whole new direction, one she could never have imagined.

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                                                                                Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of '70s and '80s Horror Fiction                                                 by Grady Hendrix

Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of '70s and '80s Horror Fiction Grady Hendrix

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An affectionate, nostalgic, and unflinchingly funny celebration of the horror fiction boom of the 1970s and '80s
 
Take a tour through the horror paperback novels of two iconic decades . . . if you dare. Page through dozens and dozens of amazing book covers featuring well-dressed skeletons, evil dolls, and knife-wielding killer crabs! Read shocking plot summaries that invoke devil worship, satanic children, and haunted real estate! Horror author and vintage paperback book collector Grady Hendrix offers killer commentary and witty insight on these trashy thrillers that tried so hard to be the next Exorcist or Rosemary's Baby. Complete with story summaries and artist and author profiles, this unforgettable volume dishes on familiar authors like V. C. Andrews and R. L. Stine, plus many more who've faded into obscurity. Also included are recommendations for which of these forgotten treasures are well worth your reading time and which should stay buried.

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                                                                                Creep Factor: Thirteen Deeply Creepy Short Horror Stories                                                 by Amanda Luzzader

Creep Factor: Thirteen Deeply Creepy Short Horror Stories Amanda Luzzader

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It's the feeling that something isn't quite right. The glance of a stranger that lingers too long. A coworker who appears out of nowhere. Creep Factor is thirteen deeply creepy short horror stories that explore the awkward, unnerving, and the terrifying. From backstabbing roommates to vicious pets, from murderous spirits to soul-wracking nightmares, Creep Factor covers the savagely weird to the merely ghastly.

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SCREAM OF THE DAY FOR MONDAY

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                                                                                Figments and Fragments: Dark Stories                                                 by Deborah Sheldon

Figments and Fragments: Dark Stories Deborah Sheldon

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Brutal. Compelling. Sinister.From wheat farms, roadhouses, caravan parks and beaches to quiet suburban streets and inner-city apartments, award-winning author Deborah Sheldon tells distinctly Australian stories about violence, loss, betrayal and revenge.Figments and Fragments includes three new stories written especially for the collection.

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FREE & BARGAIN EBOOKS – {11-12-2019}

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                                                                                The House the Devil Built                                                 by Benjamin Hively

The House the Devil Built Benjamin Hively

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After purchasing a plantation home in the picturesque town of Acadian Springs, Louisiana, in the heart of Cajun country, Ashton and Dillon hoped the peace and quiet of this town would allow them to escape the insanity and problems that had forced them to move from New Orleans. Soon they find themselves facing more than just the problems that had precipitated their move. The hypocrisy and harassment they find from the majority of their new neighbors are a far cry from the sleepy, laid back town they had expected. Fueled by the strange goings on in their home and the actions of the local townspeople, inner demons begin to manifest into something larger. Ashton, Dillon, and the whole town of Acadian Springs, LA, find themselves fighting against ignorance and morality, pride and prejudices, and eventually, even their own mortality.

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                                                                                Seven For The Slab: A Horror Portmanteau                                                 by Doug Lamoreux

Seven For The Slab: A Horror Portmanteau Doug Lamoreux

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It's nearly midnight when a curious snoop finds his neighbors dead.

He gathers his wits and calls emergency services. Despite a thunderstorm, Sheriff's deputies, the Fire Department and an ambulance all respond quickly.

But there's little they can do; the victims are long dead. The snoop invites the emergency workers inside, out of the rain, to await the arrival of the coroner and the funeral home staff.

The lightning flashes... The thunder rolls... And the setting inspires the police, firefighters, and paramedics to pass the time by telling stories, both thrilling and chilling. And you are invited to join them.

In Seven For The Slab, Rondo award nominee Doug Lamoreux spins seven eerie tales of terror and mystery into one bewitching brew.

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                                                                                The Collection: Extreme Horror                                                 by Sam West

The Collection: Extreme Horror Sam West

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Q. When is a short story collection not a short story collection?
A. When it is an exercise in extreme horror metafiction…

Helen Clarke finds a book on her bookshelf that she has never seen before, simply entitled, ‘The Collection'. Intrigued, she begins to read. At first, the slim book appears to be nothing more than just a collection of short horror stories. But as the secrets that lie within the pages of the book are slowly revealed, her life turns into a waking nightmare.

From Gypsy curses, to flesh-eating maniacs and creatures from the depths of Hell, Sam West invites you to take a road-trip through his messed-up head. But please be warned, there is strong sex, blood and innards.

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FREE & BARGAIN EBOOKS – {11-10-2019}

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                                                                                Christmas Evil                                                 by Mark L'Estrange

Christmas Evil Mark L'Estrange

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It's Christmas Eve: a time of wonder, magic, anticipation... and terror.

A father who will go to any lengths to feed his hungry children. An unsuspecting woman who inherits a house with a deadly secret. A murderous widow who shares a train carriage with Jack the Ripper. Two burglars who bite off more than they can chew during a late-night raid.

These and many more bedtime stories come hideously to life in Mark L'Estrange's nineteen tales of terror, each set on the most festive night of the year. Will anyone survive until Christmas morning?

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                                                                                Dark Halls - A Horror Novel                                                 by Jeff Menapace

Dark Halls - A Horror Novel Jeff Menapace

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From the bestselling author of the Bad Games and Wildlife series comes a chilling new novel of supernatural horror and suspense.

Highland Elementary has a dark and disturbing past--so disturbing that locals ultimately burned the school to the ground.

Years later, Pinewood Elementary is the future, and for new teacher Ryan Herb, a chance at a fresh start. But the townspeople don't believe that rebuilding the school and changing its name is enough. They believe that whatever evil inhabited the halls of Highland still dwells in Pinewood.

Ryan is a realist and isn't the type to be affected by local lore. But when Ryan begins to experience horrifying visions of past tragedies, he starts to question his own beliefs. Something in the school is reaching out to Ryan for help, a potentially lethal request as something else--or someone else?--in the school is keen on keeping the evil therein very much alive.

Can a skeptical Ryan unearth the origins of the evil's true source and put an end to it? Or will he, like many before him, become a permanent resident of the school himself?

Rife with supernatural terror and intrigue, Dark Halls blurs the lines between horror and mystery--a whodunit that, when solved, proposes the even greater question of: how do you stop it?

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                                                                                Return of the Old Ones: Apocalyptic Lovecraftian Horror                                                 by Multiple Authors

Return of the Old Ones: Apocalyptic Lovecraftian Horror Multiple Authors

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Featuring all new stories of cosmic and Lovecraftian horror based pre, during and post the apocalypse by authors Jeffrey Thomas, Lucy A. Snyder, Tim Curran, Pete Rawlik, Sam Gafford, Christine Morgan, Cody Goodfellow and many more, Return of the Old Ones: Apocalyptic Lovecraftian Horror continues the Dark Regions Weird Fiction line with 19 original stories from some of the best authors in Lovecraftian horror and weird fiction today.

Return of the Old Ones will only have one signed edition (deluxe slipcased hardcover) and will feature a similar stamp design to the popular Cthulhu head stamping featured on the World War Cthulhu hardcovers. It will be signed by all contributors and will feature the original color cover artwork by Vincent Chong as color end sheets.

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FREE & BARGAIN EBOOKS – {11-08-2019}

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                                                                                Fear Factory: Horror Stories                                                 by John Raptor

Fear Factory: Horror Stories John Raptor

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8 dark, disturbing, and creepy stories by John Raptor (author of the controversial/provocative Trigger Warning and Hell High):

1. SINNER

In the windy streets of Chicago, near Millennium Park, a serial killer is cutting out prostitutes' eyes and replacing them with big black buttons--but that's not the strangest part. FBI Agent James Harris is witnessing these murders as they take place. Not with his eyes, but in his mind.

Weirder yet, The Prostitute Killer is privy to James' sins: the affair with his FBI partner and the night club where he picks up girls.

The killer believes that he and James share a twisted past, and he wants two things: 1. For James to confess his sins and 2. A meeting with James--in private.

If James does not comply, the killer will make sure James' wife and daughter end up looking like those dead whores.

2. Bloodlust

In this dark, psychological thriller, a head injury transforms a brain surgeon into a serial killer.

When a thug shoots brain surgeon Alex Dien in the head, he slips into a coma and awakens a blood-thirsty monster. Voices whisper in his ear, prompting him to stab, drown, and strangle. Soon, the bodies pile up and the FBI gets involved. In the end, Alex must choose to listen to the voices in his head, or save his wife and daughter--from himself.

3. Veritas

Special Agent Pillar LaPorte goes to Hell, North Dakota, to investigate the Mark of the Beast Murders: two victims--one burned alive, the other with his face slashed open--both marked with 666. Teaming up with her is Father Adam Harris, a local priest who is part of a group called Veritas (Latin for "Truth"), which investigates miracles, stigmata, and demon possession. Pillar suspects a local Mormon Bishop is responsible for the murders, but Adam believes it may be something more powerful: a demon, or possibly, God.

4. Dark Side

Jean wakes up in a world he does not recognize, on the run with three others from something called the Mafushcuhi: mutants who survived a nuclear holocaust. No one remembers who they used to be. Their brains have been pumped full of drugs, memories, personalities. Within one of them is the key to the universe that will allow the Mafushcuhi to open a portal in space and time, and stop the holocaust from ever happening. But doing so could disrupt the space-time continuum and destroy everything. Jean questions whether he can really trust his companions--after all, he has no memories of them. Are they being truthful, or do they have another agenda?

5. The Nightmare Project

Jack and Julie constantly have nightmares with one thing in common: a man in a long black trench coat, his face hidden beneath a rain hat. In a private lab, doctors monitor Jack and Julie's nightmares through something called the Dream Feed. Most the doctors believe the shared dreams can be explained by Carl Jung's collective unconscious, but one crackpot believes that the Dark Man is actually a demon. Jack and Julie discover the truth when they decide to confront the Dark Man in a shared nightmare.

6. Forward

In the small town of McClusky, North Dakota, a girl is stabbed to death after receiving a disturbing email. Her two best friends, Elsa and Eric, are terrified when they too receive the email: a picture of a dead woman on a stretch of highway.

7. Tommy

George Perkin's cat is possessed by Satan--which is rather unfortunate. With the help of three living-breathing clichés (religious fanatic, dumb blonde, and rapping black guy), Perkins must stab the cat through the heart with a dagger dipped in Evian water. Unfortunately, a possessed cat may be the least of their problems.

8. Flagg Hill

At a Christian summer camp in the Black Hills of South Dakota, a boy meets the love of his life. But things turn ugly when a psychotic pastor shows up. This demented man believes sexual purity can only be obtained through bloodshed. Girls vs Boys--the campers must play the most dangerous game of all.

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                                                                                Dead Boys: A Novel                                                 by Gabriel Squailia

Dead Boys: A Novel Gabriel Squailia

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"If China Miéville, Neil Gaiman and Hunter S. Thompson had a ménage à trois, Dead Boys would be the lovechild. A cracking book" (Jay Kristoff, New York Times–bestselling author of Darkdawn).
 
A decade dead, Jacob Campbell is a preservationist, providing a kind of taxidermy to keep his clients looking lifelike for as long as the forces of entropy will allow. But he's willing to leave behind his career, his home, and his fortune to find the man who cheated the rules of life and death entirely.
 
According to legend, the Living Man is the only adventurer to ever cross into the underworld without dying first. It's rumored he met his end somewhere in the labyrinth of pubs beneath Dead City's streets, disappearing without a trace.
 
Accompanying Jacob on his quest are the boy Remington, an innocent with mysterious powers over the bones of the dead, and the hanged man Leopold l'Eclair, a flamboyant rogue whose criminal ambitions spark the undesired attention of a shadowy ruler. Together, they embark on a perilous journey through an underworld where the only certainty is decay.
 
"Squailia's super-charged prose swings from bone-crunching action to meditations on the meaning of life and the mysteries of death. It's an exuberant mashup." --Brendan Mathews, author of The World of Tomorrow
 
"Squailia's characterizations are refreshing . . . A novel that pleads to be made into a macabre stop-motion animation." --The Guardian, "Top 10 Books About the Afterlife"
 
"Exquisite worldbuilding alongside a mix of humor and philosophy . . . This underworld is a fascinating city." --Publishers Weekly

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                                                                                Hello Darkness                                                 by Sam Best

Hello Darkness Sam Best

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The good people of Falling Rock are disappearing one by one. An ancient evil lurks in the valley below the town--an evil that preys not just on the bodies of its victims, but on their sanity as well…

After the death of his wife, Ben Howard returns to his childhood home in the small town of Falling Rock, Colorado. Along with his four-year-old daughter, he hopes to make a new life for his family, free from the painful memories that still haunt them both.

But old memories die hard. Visions of Ben's deceased wife follow him to Falling Rock...and that's just the beginning. Something is hunting his daughter from the shadows, watching and waiting for the perfect moment to strike.

As his world collapses around him, Ben must join with the few who remain to destroy a malevolent force that will not stop until it consumes every last human soul.

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Salem Burning by Daniel Sugar

Salem BurningDaniel Sugar

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In 1692, a disreputable young man named Kyle Edwards breaks his engagement by accusing his fiancee, Lilly Parris, of witchcraft.

Kyle is a liar; he does not believe in witchcraft, he is simply trying to get rid of Lilly. But Kyle is in for a shock because, as it turns out, Lilly really is a witch.

"Salem Burning" is a fast-paced, brand-new take on the Salem witch trials.

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FREE & BARGAIN EBOOKS – {10-30-2019}

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                                                                                The Border: The Complete Series                                                 by Amy Cross

The Border: The Complete Series Amy Cross

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"The stag-headed man is back. He needs more hearts for his collection."

When Ben Freeman returns home after many years on the road, he immediately starts causing trouble. He knows exactly what his family thinks of him, but he doesn't care. He knows they suspect him of being a killer, responsible for several brutal murders during his previous visit. Ben, however, is more interested in something that happened at a remote farmhouse when he was a teenager, something that first hinted at the existence of a place known as the Border.

And this time, he's not willing to ignore the evil that hides beneath the town.

After years of ignoring the truth, the residents of Bowley must finally face the darkness that waits in the shadows. The stag-headed man is on the loose again, hunting for human hearts to add to his collection. The ghost of a deal girl has started appearing to some of the locals, warning of terrible consequences if crimes remain unpunished. And deep down beneath the town, another girl discovers the dark secret that keeps the town safe, and finds a jar of hearts stretching back many decades.

The Border is a horror thriller about a family's search for the truth, and about a town gripped by the possibility that something horrific lurks beneath their feet. Originally published in serial form, the entire story is now available in this omnibus edition for the first time.

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                                                                                Coldfall Wood                                                 by Steven Savile

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Steven Savile returns with Coldfall Wood, a gritty new fantasy about a reluctant hero combatting a forgotten god.

Every legend promises the same thing: at the time of the land's greatest need the heroes shall return. What they don't mention is that we are the greatest threat our green and pleasant land has ever known, or that our obsession with concrete and steel, with technology and advancement, is slowly killing the land. In the legends saving the land never involves the slaughter of its inhabitants. Legends lie.

In the last primeval woodland of London an ancient force stirs, issuing the call.

His voice echoes in the minds of the disaffected and disenfranchised, the doomed youth of the city: Rise up!
In a single night, six girls who have never met and bear no relation to each other are struck down by a mysterious sickness that leaves them in persistent vegetative state. Across the city an old woman who hasn't opened her eyes in years finally wakes. Her first words are: The Horned God is Awake. Soon the puzzling truth emerges. Each Sleeper's final words were the same dire warning.

One for one. The message was seared into the floor, along with all of the craziness a hundred year old obsession had amassed. With the children disappearing across the city, two men are about to learn the terrible truth behind those three words. They are all that stand between our world and the cleansing fire of the once and future king. The question our heroes must answer: how do you kill a god the world has forgotten about?

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                                                                                The Corpse Garden: A Collection Of Short Horror Stories                                                 by S.H. Cooper

The Corpse Garden: A Collection Of Short Horror Stories S.H. Cooper

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A collection of fourteen short horror stories that chronicle obsession, loss, and why you should be afraid of things that go bump in the night. From a young boy with with an unhealthy fixation on what could go wrong to a man who can't accept that his wife wants to leave him, traipsing through The Corpse Garden certainly isn't for the faint of heart.

Author S.H. Cooper presents a combination of works popularized on Reddit's NoSleep and four, previously unreleased stories for brand new thrills and chills that are best read with the lights on.

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