Tag: Horror

Year’s End: 14 Tales of Holiday Horror

The countdown has begun, but the only thing striking at midnight will be terror… New Year’s Eve isn’t all champagne and confetti. For some, it’s filled with regrets, the changing of the day dragging them kicking and screaming into a year for which they aren’t prepared. This year, some people will be screaming, but they may not make it to the New Year at all. Join 14 h... »

Dead Again

The Black Hawk chopper banked a hard turn, rotors thumping, providing a bird’s eye view of the burning landscape. Commander Peterson couldn’t help wondering what people around the world thought of this apocalypse. Maybe they accepted it as a biological infection. Maybe some believed a curse had descended upon the world, that this was the end of days. Maybe some already realized the ine... »

The House of Canted Steps

Mark Cookson is a successful real estate agent who has sold his share of homes. But this one might just kill him. After speaking with the current owner, whose cryptic remarks and anxious demeanor unnerve Mark to the point of hallucinating, he reluctantly agrees to put the house on the market. When Mark’s pregnant ex-wife, their only son Lewis, and her new husband unexpectedly buy the propert... »

Madman’s Mansion; The Monster In Mahima’s Mirror

TURN DOWN YOUR LIGHTS, GET READY FOR FRIGHTS! When the clock strikes midnight and the moon’s full and bright, it’s time for dread and fear. For Mr Midnight is here. With double the danger and twice the terror! STORY #1: Leng, Charmaine and Kwan turn themselves into rats. But can they escape the evil Mr Chang in MADMAN’S MANSION? STORY #2: Mahima and her girlfriends hate boys. But... »

Red Scare

In a post-apocalyptic world, Rachel Wheeler is caught between who she is and who she’s becoming. A bizarre mutation has her humanity hanging by a thread, especially when the Zaphead inside her wants to kill her friends and lover.  As the mutant Zapheads form a social order and shape a new world in the wake of catastrophic solar storms, the few remaining humans band together in a struggle for... »

Phobia: A Post-Apocalyptic Survival Thriller

After a mysterious outbreak of a highly lethal virus ravages the globe and hundreds succumb to the contagious illness, the U.S government instigates a cordon sanitaire in major cities to contain it from spreading rapidly around the nation. For reclusive germophobe, Frank Talbot, dealing with his crippling fear of contamination and germs has always been a challenge, but now he may have no choice. A... »

Mountain Home

Lyn works at an isolated roadside diner. When a retired combat veteran stages an assault there her world is turned upside down. Surviving the sniper’s bullets is only the beginning of Lyn’s nightmare. Navigating hostilities, she establishes herself as the disputed leader of a diverse group of people that are at odds with the situation and each other. Will she – or anyone else ... »

13 Views of the Suicide Woods

From the author of MOUNTAIN HOME and STRANDED, comes Bracken MacLeod’s first collection of short stories. These stories inhabit the dark places where pain and resignation intersect, and the fear of a quiet moment alone is as terrifying as the unseen thing watching from behind the treeline. In the titular story, a young woman waits for her father to come home from the place where no one goes ... »

Strange Highways

An extraordinary collection of short fiction, including the title novel, nine novellas, and six stories, explores the intriguing, vast variety of human experiences–failures, triumphs, adventures, terrors, joys, and more–that occur along the path from birth to death.  »

Diamond Ring

Greta can’t take her eyes off the sparkling ring on her finger. Everything she’s wished for is finally coming true. She’s marrying the man of her dreams. But she’ll soon learn that planning a wedding isn’t all dress shopping and rosy bouquets. Her future in-laws aren’t exactly wild about their son’s choice for a life partner. When they forbid Blake from ma... »

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