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Scary Stories: A Collection of Horror- Vol. 4
by Billy Wells

A coolection of thirteen stories in the horror genre with surprise endings..  
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What's In A Name?
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College dropout Cain K. Abel wandered the countryside searching for a purpose and found it in the small town of Sweethill, Montana, where he met the woman with mounting b..  
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Forbidden Fruit
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A father buys purple fruit at a roadside stand that turns his youngest son into a ravenous ghoul...  
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25 Most Recent Horror Short Stories

The Shark in my Backyard by Doug Hiser
A shark terrorizes a lonely man...
The Show Must Go On by Brian Barnett
A bus full of musicians crashes, but that won't stop them from performing. ..
The Shredder by Terry Vinson
An old west thriller taken from the collection 'Half Past the Witching Hour'. ..
The Tunnel by Shawn Cormier
A man wishes to find the body of his drowned son and finds more than he was seeking...
The Sight of a Hearse by Brian Cahill
P class=MsoBodyText>                       I consider myself a multi-genre author. Here is a little horror story I wrote a while back…/P> P class=MsoBodyText> /P> P cl..
The Skull-Faced Boy. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
"I dread looking into mirrors. Mirrors have become my worst enemy ..." A boy worries about losing too much weight too fast...
The Skull-Faced Boy. (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A boy continues to lose weight at an alarming level, and doctors can't seem to figure out why...
Read excerpt from The Social Diary of a Ghoul The Social Diary of a Ghoul by RJ Barker
This won best contribution in the first issue of "Champagne Shivers", I've always liked it a lot, it's rather melancholic and it was meant to be...
The Sociopath by Zebrial Gossage
Alex isn't your everyday six year old boy. He's the Sociopath...
The Sound of Tree Frogs by Brian Barnett
A couple of bumpkins argue over strange noises outside. ..
View Photo of THE SOURCE for Ghost Stories Read excerpt from THE SOURCE for Ghost Stories THE SOURCE for Ghost Stories by Richard Meeuwsen
Read true stories from ordinary people with extraordinary experiences of the paranormal kind. If you don't already believe in the afterlife and the ethereal, you may do so after reading these true tales. Why do some people see things and others do not? Is it because they possess a sense of..
The South Will Rise Again by Brian Barnett
The undead Confederates prepare for the second Civil War...
The Spirit Of The Damned by Josh Gunn
Can a young boy prove to his father that the voices he hears are not in his head? This is the challenge 9 year old Tommy must face before it is too late......
The Spookiest Thing by Lew Duffey
Would you call this Horror?..
Read excerpt from The Staircase The Staircase by Dot Sale
The Staircase Damien Cordelle opened the door knowing full well who was on the other side. It could be no other than Jason Traymont to whom he had sent a message that morning. “I must admit, Cordelle, I was surprised by your invitation,” said Traymont as he proffered his hat...
The Statue by Nickolaus Pacione
div align=justify>Written as a tribute to a man who knew how to capture the imagination, I learned a lot of what I knew about writing weird fiction from this guy. I would like to dedicate this story to the legacy that Rod Serling left behind in death, and to this family for sharing a man's gift t..
The Strawberry Patch by Carol Kluz
P>/P> P class=MsoNormal>Drucilla hid behind the shed with her hands clamped firmly on the hose. The damned blackbirds were gathering in the cottonwood branches again, preparing to feast on her blue-ribbon strawberries. The large berries were nearly in peak condition for picking. No one in the..
The Stress Madness by Jennifer Croy
How do we deal with everyday stress madness?..
The Sunbottle Stone - Tessa Medori by Matt Ponticello
A vampire murder mystery..
The Sunbottle Stone - The Hematologist by Matt Ponticello
A vampire murder thriller..
The Survival Instinct by Jim Corwell
When we came down here, there were hundreds—thousands—of us. Screaming and scared, huddled into corners, fighting for space. Some died quickly with bleeding lungs and haemorrhaged eyes; some died slowly, painfully—skin rotten or burned away, and infection coursing through their veins. ..
The Tapestry we Unfolded Wrong ll : Arrival by Richard Kallao
The Taxidermist by Michael Kersting
All MacGregor wanted was a quiet place to write his horror stories...
The Taxidermist by Billy Wells
Louie finds a deformed taxidermist with outstanding credentials to mount his most prized kill from twenty-five years of hunting...
The test of good and Evil in Lycantheropy by Jason Hyde
The life of a man that is curse for the good of humanity and nature...
The Theory of Cellular Memory by Greg Verdino
Scott's corneal graft surgery leaves him tormented by horrific visions. Read it at
The Third Rule by Nicholas Stember
This is a tale of terror on a college campus. Not for the faint of heart or the young. It was published in the Autumn, 2003 issue of The House of Pain, then again in the Horror Anthology "Tabloid Purposes". Approx. 4900 words long. Copyright 2003 - Nicholas Samuel Stember NOTE: Mature..
The Toad by Lily Alex
'Daddy! Get him away! Oh, no! Please! Hurry up! Daddy!' she called him with deadly horror in her voice. i>'...A rapist, a sadist, a maniac...' /i>Alex was ready to die, but save his daughter at any price...
The Toll House by Jo Janoski
A Workshop Assignment to write a short story, max 1500 words and use in it: a house, a fallen tree, a drunken truck driver. ..
The Trade by L. David Hesler
First story from the ebook Prismatica. Description: Three adolescent boys dare to walk the haunted banks of Soldier Creek. What they find is worst than a ghost and in the end, they face a terrifying choice. How will the decision be made?..
The Tragic Tale of Nickolaus Albert Poe by Lewis Unknown
Nickolaus Albert Poe, terrible human being and wannabe writer. This is the story of his great crime and ultimate fate...
The Train by Richard Kallao
The Trench by John Austin
**PRIZE WINNING SHORT STORY** Brothers Byron & Thomas go into the garden to play army but discover a horror worse than war...
Read excerpt from The Trunk Under the Stairs The Trunk Under the Stairs by C J Wright
At Jamie's new house something is alive...
The Truth About Dolls by Colonel Robert Morris
I assume you folks have not heard the truth behind dolls...
The Ultimate Blend by Graham whittaker
Don't you just love Black Humour? This story is just a full pelt gross out for the sake of it. It has no literary value. ..
The Vampire -A Simple Title-part ll-Hunger by Richard Kallao
for Halloween,original idea and story...
The Vampire and The Stableboy by Huda Orfali
Evil should stop..
The Vampire Sucker by Richard Kallao
The Verdict by Karen Newman
This piece of flash fiction appears in Everyday Weirdness. ..
The Vision by val salazar
This is a fictional story...
The Void by Elizabeth Colantuoni
A young women encounters a frightening apparition residing in the tree outside her bedroom window. ..
The void beyond the hills by Graham McGregor
Six of friends get lost, whilst out camping...
The Waiting Room by Terry Vinson
Enter...sign in, take a seat and wait. Unfortunately for some, departure won't be nearly as uncomplicated... ..
The Watch Tower by S Cardin
Famous author, Anne Dalton, pays a visit to Dracula's castle. ********..
Read excerpt from The Way Out Of Time The Way Out Of Time by Sonny Fernandez
"All labyrinths are one labyrinth. All mazes meet in the center. There is a portion space in all labyrinths share, a space common to every place in which paths fork and join and diverge once more."- Neil Gaiman's The Sandman -that single paragraph was the inspiration for this story...
The wellsprings by Teddy Horse
A young man grows weary of the city life and is given a second chance to life and living as he inherits his grandfather;s old farm in Arkansas..
The Wheelbarrow Man by Annette Hansen
This is a little of the first chapter of a horror novel I started a few years ago. I hope to work more on this after I finish with current projects. It inspired the poem of the same name in my poetry collection: 'Senses of Being'..
The White Crosses by Valerie Torrez
Route 64 is one of the scariest highways to be on alone at night...
Read excerpt from The White Room The White Room by Charles (Carlo) Vella
This short story was inspired by one of my favourite writers, David Thomas Lord. ..
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1. The Tunnel
2. Surprise! Surprise!
3. Fractured Fairy Tales Part 9 - The Brute S
4. Fractured Fairy Tales Part 5 -Humpty Dumpt
5. Someone To Kill
6. Looney Tunes Lunacy
7. Spiders
8. The Clown At Midnight
9. Passing the Torch
10. Something In the House
11. Fractured Fairy Tales Part 2 - Hansel & Gr
12. The Z B A
13. Bitter Ingredients, Bitter Pizza
14. Fractured Fairy Tales part 4 - the Three L
15. Fractured Fairy Tales Part 6 - Prince Char
16. Animal Chain Atrocities
17. Fractured Fairy Tales Part 3 - The Big Bad
18. Blood Work
19. WHAT Goes There?
20. Doobie Jack & The Hitchhiker

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by William Pusey

A man inherits the house that he grew up in. When he and his family move in, he finds his grandfather's journal. Then his family notice a change in him...  
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Lobisón - A Short Story
by Joe

Free short story to introduce my new book "Lobisón"...  
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