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25 Most Recent Horror Short Stories

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That Black-Topped Road by Dale Hudgins
This book is my first attempt at writing a book, I began it in mid-1997 while living with Jane and Steph and Amy and Kim at my house in Temple, Ga. The premise of the black top road and the two brothers going fishing, was thought of when I was playing hooky from school with a friend of mine by ..
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That Night (Part 1) by Lakshmi Sharma
Rebirth..
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That Night (Part 2) by Lakshmi Sharma
Rebirth..
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That old House ll-A New Version by Richard Kallao
original..
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The Execution. by Michael Kersting
Revenge is best served on a guillotine...
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The Abortion by John Cooley
What might happen if you are a school dropout, pregnant, and live in certain places. ..
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The Accordion Man by Greg Verdino
Coming April 2003 in THE FEAR WITHIN, a new horror anthology from 3FPublications. From THE ACCORDION MAN: Was this guy actually getting closer? How was that possible? He was already practically on top of me. Where does he want me to go? I tried to shrink back against the d..
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The Adulterous Literary Agent by James Larson
Literary Agent Warren Radell meets the man from hell..
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The Albino Boy/ Blood Cabin by Sifah Ishshita
If I tell you anything it will give it away...
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The Arrival by Justin Murphy
Nick and Jake Reardon enter a haunted house..
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The Art Of J. Sands. by Ian Stephenson
A story of discovery and mankind's desire for knowledge...
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The Asylum by Marie Wadsworth
This story is based on a dream I had a couple weeks ago. It is my first stab at writing horror, and it is in response to a Halloween challenge at another Web site where I post. Samuel Beckett is a writer whose family has him committed to a mental institution. His family claims he lives in his li..
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The Attic by Patricia Guthrie
A little girl abuses her toys, and the toys get even. Published in Skyline Literary Magazine ..
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The Baby-Sitter. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A mother suspects that her child may be getting abused from a so-called "trusted" babysitter...
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The Babylon Visits by Leslie Garcia
Evil exists in the world...what to do when it comes?.....
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The Barber House by lawrence bear
I entered the house, and then I heard the kid’s giggles upstairs. I crept towards the stairs, my hand slowly lifted to the banister as I leaned to look up...
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The Barrier by Terry McGhee
What do you think about when the power goes out?..
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The Bathroom by Sayword Eller
Abby hears something in her bathroom. Someone has broken into her apartment. But how? She lives on the third floor! Will the police arrive in time? Or will she have to face the horror that awaits on the other side? ..
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The Bear by Lily Alex
Lisa suddenly noticed a big dark spot not far away that she first thought was just a bit of shade. It was no shadow but a real black bear!..
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View Photo of The Beast of Willowbend Read excerpt from The Beast of Willowbend The Beast of Willowbend by J. Starmer
"There! See it?" whispered Sam. "A light's coming from the old Bradshaw place." ..
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View Photo of The Belly-Ring Read excerpt from The Belly-Ring The Belly-Ring by bhavna khemlani
What is your favourite type of Belly Ring? Imagine if your favourite Belly Ring was only with you for revenge!..
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The Big Question by Edward Saint-Ivan
Two unrelated real life events shaped this scary story!..
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The Big Sister by Raymond Mayotte
A sisters love for her younger brother even after death...
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The Black Box by Wendy Laing
He was in a black box. A coffin? Was he buried alive?..
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The Black Bug by Michael Spitzkoff
A black Volkswagen Beetle terrorizes a desert neighborhood during the summer of 1984. ..
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The Black Market Project by Chisto
What if the vampires were the victims and the humans were the monsters? What if they were considered no more than exotic animals fit for a zoo? This story is meant to deliver a new perspective on some classic folklore...
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The Blackest Death: Volume II by Erik Tomblin
The Blackest Death Volume II is a horror house of twisting corridors and encroaching shadows, and our family is full of soul-eating succubi, demonic executioners, earthbound angels, hellish cowboys, and private demons. Take a walk down our halls and peek into vast rooms full of walking nightmares an..
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Read excerpt from The Blanket The Blanket by Raymond Proseus
This is actually two stories. The second one explains the first. This is one of my first forays into horror, I hope I got it right. I actually posted it on another site, and it seemed to get overall high marks, don't be afraid to let me know what you think, I appreciated brutal honesty, as long as i..
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The Blessings by Richard Kallao
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The Bohemian Witch Flies Again by Richard Kallao
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Read excerpt from The Boy In The Mask The Boy In The Mask by Sonny Fernandez
A story I wrote in one feverish night. So powerful I've seen people driven to tears. Not your typical horror story, it's very character driven. It's the closest I've ever gotten to an actual love story...
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The Boy With The Pigs Face by Paul Mc Cann
The Victims Of Man Inhumanity To Man Are Often Treated Like Social Disease ..
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The Boys Night Out by Charlotte Gledson
How your past can catch up on you, when you least expect it...
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The Boys Upstairs by Shannon Rouchelle
A haunted story for all ages!..
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The Brownstone Staircase by James Marry
A boy becomes a man with the ache of his grandmother's death and a visitor to guide him through it...
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The Burning. (Part Six) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Young burn victim Caden Drew Bollinger continues to fight for his life...
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The Burning. (Part Four) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
"It's been over two weeks since he got burned; yet he continues to fight valiantly for his very life." Caden Bollinger continues to fight for life after being burned over 90% of his body after purposely being set on fire. The horror of this tale is the fact that the people who d..
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The Burning. ...(Part Eight) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Dareen Culver feels frustrated that the Bollinger family won't have much of a Christmas, thanks in part to their oldest child's burns; but she is determined to change things as best as she can...
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The Burning. (Part Five) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Caden Bollinger continues to survive despite incredible odds stacked against him...
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The Burning. (Part One) (Warning: Disturbing Content) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
"I couldn't believe what I read in the paper yesterday. It was tucked somewhere in the local news section, but it screamed for attention." A young disabled boy is set ablaze by some teenaged punks; he is now fighting for his life at an area hospital...
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The Burning. ... (Part Seven) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Young Caden Drew Bollinger continues to fight with every ounce of strength he has, much to the amazement of people who have heard his story...
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The Burning. ...(Part Nine) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Little Caden Bollinger continues his brave, valiant fight for life, several months after being horribly set ablaze by some teenaged punks. He is only 11 years old and is severely disabled with cerebral palsy...
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The Burning. ...(Part Ten) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Things continue to go on an uncertain pace for young Caden Drew Bollinger, who is recovering from severe burns...
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The Call by Sayan Lahiri
I clasped her cold hands in mine, and that was when it hit me. She was dead!..
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The Call of a Bridal Moon by Jen Bay
One woman heeds the call of the Bridal Moon and is destined to birth a goddess. Another embarks upon a pilgrimmage to test her beliefs. The Bridal Moon sparks an event that occurs only once every ten years; and one that promises the ultimate fulfillment ... in death. Horror/Fantasy/Metaphysical, thi..
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The Caller by Peggy Boone
In the apartment, the phone rang, jarring the inhabitants awake. Barbara yawned as she answered it. She didn't hear anyone on the other end. She was getting ready to hang up, when she heard a voice say, "We want your husband, Barbara." Her eyes filled with fear. She hung up the phone and wen..
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The Camel by Lily Alex
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View Photo of The Camper's Lottery Read excerpt from The Camper's Lottery The Camper's Lottery by Michael Carnevale
The Camper’s Lottery is a campy, horror-story (think ‘Tales from the Crypt’)..
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The Capgras Shift by Sam Vaknin
She was a mousy, inconsequential thing with an excruciatingly bad sartorial taste. She stared at me through a pair of dead, black, enormous pools that passed for eyes. ..
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The Cat by Lily Alex
If something looks scary should we terminate it? ..
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Winner of the 2013 Australian Shadows Award for Best Horror Novel, and nominated a Notable Indie Book of 2013, 809 Jacob Street is a roller coaster ride into terror and m..  
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