I Have the Sight: A Paranormal Horror Novel (EDWARD KING Book 1)
Eddie is perfectly content being a lazy slob. He doesn’t really care whether he lives or dies, so what does it matter? That all changes, however, when a near-death experience forces him to confront something from the other side – something desperately evil – and it takes everything he has to ensure he isn’t dragged to hell with it…As a child, Eddie witnessed the death of his little sister – a tragic event that destroyed his family and left him on a descent into despair. As an adult, he has no job, lives on his best friend’s sofa, and doesn’t particularly care that he is the loser his best friend tells him he is.Then a near-death experience briefly forces Eddie to the other side. He sees something demonic, something destitute and evil, and he is grateful for waking up again.But he hasn’t woken up alone.Everywhere he goes this entity is...
Nightmares: A collection of twisted short stories
Are you afraid of the dark?Have you ever felt a presence in an empty room?Have you ever been startled by a loud noise in your house when you’re alone in it?Have you ever been terrified of your own shadow?If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, this book is not for you.No, really - STAY AWAY FROM THIS BOOK!This book is an anthology of 14 bite-sized stories that can be consumed quickly – while you’re commuting, or waiting in line at your favourite coffee house, or even soaking in the sun.But even though these stories are not meant to take a long time for you to read, each story is meant to stay with you for a while. They are meant to prompt you to keep the book down for a few seconds and reflect on what just happened. Whether you are looking for a good short story that...
Dead mother? Check.Abusive, alcoholic father? Check.Sadistic high school bullies? Check.Chris Murphy’s life was an endless cycle of cruelty and terror. When a newly discovered gift for working on cars gives him the opportunity to escape his living hell, he takes it, figuring things couldn’t get any worse.He was wrong.
The Boy on the Beach: Selected Cuts from Dark Albion, #1
A desperate woman on a remote beach. A dreadful truth revealed... and nothing will ever be the same.Hoping to escape an abusive marriage, Juliet Carlson looks for solace on the cool sands of an isolated cove. Here she meets a youth named Milo, who persuades her to visit the beachside community he calls home.Milo is several years her junior, but that doesn't diminish the mutual attraction. It has been years since Juliet felt this safe... this happy.But Milo hides a dark secret. And his family keeps secrets, too...Featuring a genuinely original concept in modern horror, The Boy on the Beach is a seventeen-thousand word novella. It was originally published in Dark Albion: Tales of Fantasy and Horror by David Brian, and is still available as part of that collection.
Ruby’s Choice: The Dreamer (Ditch Lane Diaries Book 1)
Love Angel Series?An afternoon spelunking adventure uncovers a hidden room, mysterious stones, and crystal sculpture that unlocks Ruby's supernatural powers with an invitation to join a six-thousand-year- angelic battle over souls. Ruby: The Dreamer, Anna: The Healer, Sandy: The Soul Reader, and Lee’s Lesson: The Messenger.“I fell in love with the time, the place, and most of all, with Ruby! The characters felt real, as did the dialogue, and the hints of supernatural elements added a tempting twist that piques the interest to continue with this different and intriguing series.”
"It is not an ordinary job," the Frenchman had told me, "you may have to get your hands a little dirty."Here I am, Charlie fucking Whitman - still pissed from last night, driving a rental car with two retarded kids in the back, somewhere between Barcelona and Paris. I used to be an art dealer, I suppose I still am, but now I do bad things for good money. Everything has its price, and I think I've just found mine. "An obscenely comic tale.""Sickeningly surreal.""So gross I couldn't finish it.""Books don't come much darker than this."
The Purge of Babylon: A Novel of Survival (Purge of Babylon, Book 1)
Book #1 in the Purge of Babylon post-apocalyptic series. It all starts here.________________________________________ONE NIGHT. THAT WAS ALL IT TOOK.Creatures that once lived in the shadows, hidden from humankind, have risen, spreading like a plague across the globe over the course of a single night. Their numbers growing exponentially through infection, these seemingly unkillable creatures have swallowed up whole cities and collapsed unprepared governments.Survivors call it The Purge.Against all odds, a disparate group of survivors has emerged from that blood-soaked night that devastated the planet and reduced humanity to an endangered species. Among the survivors are two ex-Army Rangers, a businesswoman, and a third-year medical student. But surviving The Purge was one thing - staying alive is another matter entirely.Hope exists in the countryside, in the form of a self-sustaining underground facility designed to withstand any calamity. But in order to reach its safety, the survivors must travel hundreds of treacherous...
Moonfleet: Gothic Novel
In 1757, Moonfleet is a small village near the sea in the south of England. It gets its name from a formerly prominent local family, the Mohunes, whose coat of arms includes a symbol shaped like a capital 'Y'. John Trenchard is an orphan who lives with his aunt, Miss Arnold. Village legend tells of the notorious Colonel John "Blackbeard" Mohune who is buried in the family crypt under the church. He is reputed to have stolen a diamond from King Charles I and hidden it. His ghost is said to wander at night looking for it and the mysterious lights in the churchyard are attributed to his activities. One Sunday, while attending the service at church, John hears strange sounds from the crypt below. He thinks it is the sound of the coffins of the Mohune family. The next day, he finds Elzevir and Ratsey against the south wall...
The Terrifying Tales by Edgar Allan Poe: Tell Tale Heart; The Cask of the Amontillado; The Masque of the Red Death; The Fall of the House of Usher; The … Purloined Letter; The Pit and the Pendulum
The melancholy, brilliance, passionate lyricism, and torment of Edgar Allen Poe are all well represented in this collection. Here, in one volume, are his masterpieces of mystery, terror, humor, and adventure, including stories such as The Tell-Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado, The Black Cat, The Masque of the Red Death, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, and The Pit and the Pendulum, to name just a few, that defined American romanticism and secured Poe as one of the most enduring literary voices of the nineteenth century.
The Jewel of Seven Stars (Horror Classic)
This eBook edition of "The Jewel of Seven Stars (Horror Classic)" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Jewel of Seven Stars tells the tale of Malcolm Ross, a young barrister, pulled into an archaeologist's plot to revive Queen Tera, an ancient Egyptian mummy. Malcolm is awakened in the middle of the night and summoned to the house of famous Egyptologist Abel Trelawny at the request of his daughter, Margaret. Once Malcolm arrives at the house, he learns why he has been called – Margaret, hearing strange noises from her father's bedroom, woke to find him unconscious and bloodied on the floor of his room, under some sort of trance. Margaret reveals that her father had left a letter of strange instructions in the event of his incapacitation, stating that his body should not be removed from his room and must...