Tag: Horror

The APPOINTMENT

 An unsuspecting female photographer, working for a local estate agent, keeps an appointment to photograph The Grange, an abandoned mansion hidden deep in a forest across the bleak and desolate Yorkshire moors, which is to be offered for auction. But when the man she is supposed to meet does not turn up, she is faced with a terrifying ordeal alone in the property. THE PAST: 1863 A coach and horses... »

Fool Me Twice

Set in the near future, Fool Me Twice follows ex-cop Colin Chapel on his quest to fight evil and return truth, justice and the American way to a troubled land. Standing in his way is the Regency, an organization of terror and tragedy. Only with the help of his adopted daughter, Shoestring, his lover Sgt. Suzie and a ton of other friends does Chapel have any hope of winning the day. »

Picking the Bones

Dying is easy. Living is hard.Step back, back into the world of 1996…“Dark fiction so numbing cold and cutting edge you better hold onto your ass with your free hand … There are no simple ‘entertainments’ or cheap grabs for the throat to be found here. Hodge is deadly serious about presenting a world where the worst punishment is the mere fact that you are aware you w... »

The Death Wish Game

It’s the game you never asked to play. A one-way bus ticket to Florida offers Rodney Corso the chance at a fresh start from his dead-end life in South Carolina. Unfortunately, he’d never reach his final destination. During the ten-hour trek to Miami, Rodney and the rest of the passengers awaken to find themselves duct-taped to their seats; stranded in the middle of nowhere. Their capto... »

Neighbourhood Watch

Joe Camber is a retired middleweight United Kingdom champion and a former WBC champion. After his divorce, Joe purchases a modern red-brick semi-detached house on Willet Close on the outskirts of the town centre. He likes where he lives, regardless of it being modest for a rich and famous person.But when his decent, down-to-earth neighbours start to go missing without trace or forewarning, Joe gro... »

The Goat’s Head

Swedish-born law student, Sofie Lackberg’s life is sent into perilous turmoil when she spots a flyer advertising a care assistant job for one night in a palatial Victorian house of gothic architecture and a marble demon out front standing sentry. But the money is too good to turn down for Sofie to keep up with her student fees. Her decision however is the worst she will ever make. The occupa... »

The Crawling Abattoir

For a group of short stories written over a period of several years for unrelated reasons, “The Crawling Abattoir” wouldn’t seem a like candidate to have a theme, but it does: the hilarity of horror. The funny side of agony. Hit me with your torture-shtick! From the desperation of a lonely necrophile deeply frustrated by unrequited corpse-love; to a really rotten clown’s lo... »

The Death Wish Game

It’s the game you never asked to play. A one-way bus ticket to Florida offers Rodney Corso the chance at a fresh start from his dead-end life in South Carolina. Unfortunately, he’d never reach his final destination. During the ten-hour trek to Miami, Rodney and the rest of the passengers awaken to find themselves duct-taped to their seats; stranded in the middle of nowhere. Their capto... »

The King in Yellow and Other Horror Stories

A treasured source for Lovecraft, Howard, and others, this collection endures as a work of remarkable power. Includes all the stories from The King in Yellow – “Yellow Sign,” “Repairer of Reputations,” “Demoiselle d’Ys,” and others – plus stories from other sources, including three early sci-fi fantasies from In Search of the Unknown. 12 total. »

The House by the Cemetery

Rumor has it that the abandoned house by the cemetery is haunted by the ghost of a witch. But rumors won’t stop carpenter Mike Kostner from rehabbing the place as a haunted house attraction. Soon he’ll learn that fresh wood and nails can’t keep decades of rumors down. There are noises in the walls, and fresh blood on the floor: secrets that would be better not to discover. And be... »

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