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cold, thin air: Volume 2


C.K. Walker - 2015
    Curl up in front of a warm fire on a silent night and choose your poison.

Dark Masques


J.N. WilliamsonDennis Hamilton - 2001
    A place hidden from view, nestled in the darkest recesses of your mind, awaiting the perfect moment to reveal itself—only to scare you blind. In this collection of unforgettable horror stories, discover the terrifying truth as told by today’s greatest masters of the macabre—classic twisted tales that will reach out from the past and draw you into the depths of their darkness. Prepare to enter a nightmarish reality in which seeing is disbelieving, your eyes can deceive you…and DARK MASQUES conceal the ultimate in terror….

Screamscapes: Tales of Terror


Evans Light - 2013
    If I were to write a one word review, it would be this: FUN. Pick it up, boils and ghouls. You won't regret it."Ten twisted tales designed to delight fans of modern horror.Razor-sharp scares and Tales from the Crypt-style mayhem lurk within these dark stories of possession,obsession, deception and revenge...this is one collection you don't want to miss.

Funhouse


Michael Bray - 2013
    A man who makes an unscheduled stop gets more than he bargained for in ‘CANDYLAND.’ A Group of teens discover a terrible secret on Samsonite farm in ‘SCARECROWS.’ A Schoolyard bully and his former victim reunite with horrifying results in ‘LONG TALL COFFIN.’ A High school party becomes an arachnid nightmare for one unfortunate guest in ‘THE BOY WHO SAW SPIDERS.’ These are just some of the horrors hidden within the darkest recesses of the funhouse. Look closer if you dare, and indulge in these 16 tales of madness, murder, terror and insanity.

Carnival Of Fear (Creepiest Show On Earth #1)


A.J. NorrisLuke Swanson - 2018
     Do you like puppets? Well, we have a marvelous one. This poor little thing was left all alone to die, only to wake up with a taste for revenge. If smiling, red-nosed clowns bore you, you’ve come to the right place. Just follow the bloody path of mutilated clowns, and it will lead you to a room filled with gruesome revelations. But that’s not all. Ready for a mind-bending experience? Wonderful! Our contortionist won’t just showcase her extreme flexibility, she’ll also shock you with her insatiable appetite. Want to know her secret? She’s cursed—but shhhhhh, don’t tell. So grab your friends and join us as we create the most bone-chilling atmosphere. Because we’re coming to your town… …and we’re bringing the Carnival of Fear.

Cutting Edge


Dennis EtchisonCharles L. Grant - 1986
    Pugmire and Jessica Amanda SalmonsonMuzak for Torso Murders by Marc LaidlawGoodbye, Dark Love by Roberta LannesOut There by Charles L. GrantLittle Cruelties by Steve Rasnic TemThe Man with the Hoe by George Clayton JohnsonThey're Coming for You by Les DanielsVampire by Richard Christian MathesonLapses by Chelsea Quinn YarbroThe Final Stone by William F. NolanIrrelativity by Nicholas RoyleThe Hands by Ramsey CampbellThe Bell by Ray RussellLost Souls by Clive BarkerReaper by Robert BlochThe Transfer by Edward BryantPain by Whitley Strieber

The Horror Collection: Gold Edition


Kevin J. Kennedy - 2018
     Featuring stories by Amy Cross, Mike Duke, Matthew Brockmeyer, Lex H. Jones, J.C. Michael and Kevin J. Kennedy.

Daughters of Darkness


Blair Daniels - 2019
    All by women.When you were little, you had a nanny. A nanny only you could see.There are clumps of dark hair in the swimming pool. Curling around your toes, slowly tugging you down."The Love Simulator" shows your perfect life with 'The One'... which turns out to be your worst nightmare.DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS brings you 46 tales of terror from the depths of the female mind. Pull up a chair and listen to the horrors of murderous femme fatales, fiercely protective mothers, and daughters who realize their childhood isn't quite what it seemed.Hundreds of backers on Kickstarter brought this anthology to life, through a successful campaign that raised several thousand dollars. Our authors have won awards, written bestsellers, and gained international popularity on the 13 million subscriber forum NoSleep.Daughters of Darkness is guaranteed give you nightmares you'll never forget. Read... if you dare!

Shivers


Richard ChizmarDouglas Clegg - 2002
    Silva, Graham Masterton, Jay Bonansinga, and many others! Featuring both original dark fiction and rare reprints, SHIVERS is available only as a beautiful perfect-bound trade paperback!Table of Contents:Fodder - Brian Keene & Tim LebbonIce Box - Jay BonansingaThe Hand of Glory - Simon ClarkHermanoes De El Noche - Bentley LittleWalking With the Ghosts of Pier 13 - Brian Freeman265 and Heaven - Douglas CleggThe Sailor Home from the Sea - John PelanThis Is the End; My Only Friend, The End - David B. SilvaWhite-Out - Peter Crowther & Simon ConwayThe Holding Cell - Jack KetchumThe Wager - Thomas F. MonteleoneAlways Traveling, Never Arriving - Robert MorrishThat Extra Mile - David Niall Wilson & Brian A. HopkinsBleed With Me: A Brackard's Point Story - Geoff CooperThe Green Face - Al SarrantonioTender Tigers - Nancy A. CollinsSpin Cycle - David G. BarnettThrowing Caution to the Wind... - Kelly LaymonPortrait of a Sociopath - Edward LeeThe Sympathy Society - Graham Masterton

The Best of Horror Library: Volumes 1-5


R.J. CavenderCharles Colyott - 2015
    This collection honors a full ten years of excellence in short horror fiction. Selected and curated by the original team behind the three-time Bram Stoker Award® nominated Horror Library series, these thirty-three short stories should delight horror fans of all stripes. Nearly 150 superb short stories have appeared in the Horror Library—and the ones in this book are truly among the best and most distinctive. So come on in, browse around. The Library will be open all night... From the Publisher's Introduction: "In these pages you’ll find starving people and hungry ghosts; silent invasions and mysterious travelers; burning lovers and patriotic cannibals. It’s a book where gas stations aren’t what they seem, and neither are door-to-door salespeople. It’s a book where the end of the world doesn’t have to be, well, the end of the world."

Autumncrow


Cameron Chaney - 2019
    Enjoy your stay! But first, a few words of warning: Stay out of the forest. Never venture out after dark. And don't stare too long into the shadows... you may not like what you see. Have a pleasant visit. We hope it won't be your last...Author Cameron Chaney presents seven new tales of All Hallows terror, along with his newly revised novella "There Are Monsters Here", in print for the very first time!

Collected Halloween Horror Shorts: Trick 'r Treat


Kevin J. KennedyJohn R. Little - 2017
    Well… It’s ours, too. A mixture of authors from Collected Christmas Horror Shorts and Collected Easter Horror Shorts have come back together, and invited a few friends, to make this Halloween an extra special one. Lock your door, dim your lights, add some pumpkin spice to whatever you are drinking and light your jack-o’-lanterns. This will be a Halloween you will never forget. Table of Contents John R. Little - The Halloween Phantoms Lisa Morton - Pumpkin Rex Richard Chizmar - Mister Parker Christopher Motz - The Halloween Playground Kevin J. Kennedy - Halloweenland Mark Cassell - A Story of Amber Peter Oliver Wonder - Dressed For Success Christina Bergling - Black Widow Stuart Keane - Hollowed Be Thy Andrew Lennon - Girlfriend Briana Robertson - Trick Turned Treat James Matthew Byers - Jenny Greenteeth J.C. Michael - The First Shot Mark Lukens - The Coffin Man Suzanne Fox - The Devils Fruit Steven Stacy - Don't Fear the Reaper.

The Nightmare Chronicles


Douglas Clegg - 1999
    It continues after midnight, when a young boy, held captive in a basement, is filled with unearthly visions of fantastic and frightening worlds. How could his kidnappers know that the ransom would be their own souls? For, as the hours pass, the boy's nightmares invade his captors like parasites-and soon, they become real.This audiobook also contains the short stories "Underworld," "O Rare and Most Esquisite," "The Rendering Man," "The Fruit of Her Womb," "The Hurting Season," "Chosen," "The Night Before Alec Got Married," "Only Connect," "The Little Mermaid," "Damned if You Do," and "The Ripening Sweetness of Late Afternoon." You can also listen to the acclaimed novelettes, "White Chapel" and "I am Infinite, I Contain Multitudes."

Slush


Glenn Rolfe - 2014
    A sweet romance ends in a shallow grave to be revisited again and again. A girl's field hockey team exacts revenge on their coach and her dreaded 'whistle of the damned'. Parker Stephens discovers that some paths are not safe to walk after sunset.In these twelve dark and powerful tales, Glenn Rolfe, author of The Haunted Halls and Boom Town, welcomes you to the dark side. Take his hand and slip into the shadows...Edited by Erin Sweet Al-Mehairi Cover Art by Jason Lynch, Cover design by Glenn Rolfe

Scary Stories


Ron Ripley - 2020
    Five macabre masterpieces, lovingly crafted from the darkest depths of your nightmares.This collection includes:Walking - A camping trip in the wilderness leads to bloodshed when an inexperienced outdoorsman trespasses on forbidden ground…The Bridge - A cancer patient’s recovery takes an unexpected turn when she discovers that cheating death comes with a hidden cost…Squatting - A homeless man seeking shelter from the cold discovers that some abandoned houses hold deadly ties to the past…Maker’s Hill - A curious ghost hunter unearths a town’s dark history of violence, and learns that some secrets are meant to stay buried…The First Bad Thing - The murder of a child’s furry friend sends him on a hunt for a vicious supernatural predator that only he can stop…There’s no end to the terror found within these tales of dread. But whatever you do, try not to scream too loud.You never know who might be listening in the dark…