Horror Short Stories Books

Horror Stories: 40 Short Stories of Horror (Book11)

Horror Stories40+ Short Horror Story of True Horror and Chilling Murders, Scary Ghosts, Supernatural Horror & Haunted Houses (Best Horror Short Stories Anthology Collection)so you think you’ve heard it all–the really scary ghost stories. At this point, nothing can scare you. We beg to disagree.'A young woman’s night-time escapade goes eerily wrong. A man is forced to relive the horrible accident that tore his family apart over and over again. An underground thrill through ancient catacombs proves disastrously horrific. A young boy is haunted by the scarecrow in the fields behind his home. And a woman is revisited by the ghost of a psychotic killer in the most dreadful of ways.Lucita and her best friend Nicolas were on shopping. While they were walking at the shopping centre, Nicolas found a leather wallet. It was a bit big and brown. Lucita looked at him and said: "Open it. Maybe there is a identity card or driving lisence. So we can learn whose wallet is it." Nikolay confirmed her and opened the wallet. There was a piece of paper. Nikolay examined it, something was written in that paper. Lucita took it and read: "If you found this wallet and if you read this paper, you will be doomed". They thought it was a joke and ignored.

Horrors Next Door: Short Scary Stories to play with your mind

Do you dare to enter...Horrors Next Door is a collection of short Mystery, Psychological, Suspense, and Horror stories that will arouse your senses and puzzle your mind. Some of the stories are inspired by true events. Find out which ones inside this scary collection.“Night Visitors”Once or twice a year, dark creatures show up at the foot of Annie`s bed and take her with them to conduct grisly experiments on her. This is happening for years now. She doesn’t understand who they are and why they do this. But this, last time, it's different. This time she gets the answers, and nothing on Earth will be the same afterwards.“Agatha”A man falls in love with a mysterious timid red-haired girl. As he begins to know more about her, he finds out that her secrets are more complicated than he fathoms. A series of abnormal accidents begin to happen in her presence. Who is she and why does she have these paranormal powers?"Mask"An ancient artefact is hiding more secrets than anyone can imagine, secrets which bring horrible destiny to anyone who touches it."The House Next Door"Mr. Spaulding looks like an ordinary old grumpy neighbour with a penchant for growing roses, but he has a dark secret hidden deep inside of his house. A secret no one knows about. Sarah decides to find out if he is just a sweet lonely widower or a twisted man with a mysterious past. What she encounters at his house is beyond her wildest dreams, but this is a nightmare from which she can’t wake up.★★★★★"I'm not even done reading it, and I'm rating it 5 stars. It's keeping me up at night because I don't want to stop reading."★★★★★"This book is horror redefined. Dark and with more twists than a labyrinth. I look forward to reading more from this author."★★★★★ "Each story has a unique twist. Sure to please especially for late-night reads. Good writing skills too. Will read again!" READ NOW and find out why it hit bestseller ranking in all Horror categories!

The House Next Door: A Short Horror Story (Horrors Next Door)

From Horrors Next Door collection of short Mysterious, Psychological, Suspenseful and Horror stories that will arouse your senses and puzzle your mind. Some of the stories are inspired by true events. Find out which ones inside the scary collection."The House Next Door"Mr. Spaulding looks like an ordinary old grumpy neighbor with a penchant for growing roses, but he has a dark secret hidden deep inside of his house. A secret no one knows about. Sarah decides to find out if he is just a sweet lonely widower or a twisted man with a mysterious past. What she encounters at his house is beyond her wildest dreams, but this is a nightmare which she can’t wake up from."Horrors Next Door" Collection★★★★★"I'm not even done reading it, and I'm rating it 5 stars. It's keeping me up at night because I don't want to stop reading."★★★★★"This book is horror redefined. Dark and with more twists than a labyrinth. I look forward to reading more from this author."★★★★★ "Each story has a unique twist. Sure to please especially for late-night reads. Good writing skills too. Will read again!"

20 More Dark, Scary, and Sad Short Stories (Dark Scary and Sad Short Stories Book 2)

20 more dark, scary and sad short stories to scare you, depress you and make you feel unsettled inside.

The Man Upstairs

Tom and April, a newlywed couple, have found the perfect apartment. Well, perfect except for one thing…the neighbor.

Cold Sweats and Vignettes: A short collection of short stories - Science Fiction and Horror

From the Amazon US/UK Top #100 bestselling author of Where the Dead Walk, Vessel, Death Stalks Kettle Street and Crow's Cottage.Experience 50 pages of spiiiiine-tingling supernatural terror and science fiiiiiction... THE STEAL - A thief is hired by a collector to acquire an occult aaaaaartefact... CRASH - A hard landing on an alien plaaaaaanet... COLLISION - A world changing incident at the Laaaaaarge Hadron Collider... THE FALL - A London gangster finds himself in a baaaaaad situation.... What Amazon verified purchasers are saying -- a wonderful and diverse collection of stories. The Steal, a terrifying heist-with-a-difference, Collide, a Wyndham-esque tale of potential global disaster and its effects on human society, Crash, a space story with a clever sting, and The Fall, Tarantino with a difference – vastly different subjects, told in very different styles, but always with wit, tension, and in every case a twist you won’t see coming.- Bowen's gift is in the execution. He takes spaceships and time-travel and gangsters and delivers us little nuggets of story that work so well. I left this small collection satisfied and with a grin on my face. Bowen is a funny, clever writer and he makes me smile.- These stories are creepy, funny, wondrous and scary, all at the same time.- This book contains 4 short stories: The Steal, Collide, Crash, and The Fall. All four are full of suspense and delicious tension. I am hard pressed to say which was my favorite in the collection as they were all worthy.- It almost doesn't matter which genre you're into – these stories will reach out and grab you. They'll suck you right in, and also make you laugh at the same time. - Eerie, dark and thoughtful, Cold Sweats and Vignettes is an awesome collection of short stories that chill your brain as well as your spine. Definitely recommended to fans of strange fiction and short stories.- intriguing characters in eerie situations, surprising revelations, and plot twists, they draw you in quickly and then leave you with a "wow" at the conclusion.- these shorts are like a short sharp punch to the ribs. They get their point across, they’re full of wallop, plenty of grit and depth.- you think you’re on a harmless trip through the woods to grandma’s house, but then….BAM!....the big, bad wolf jumps out from behind a tree and drags you down the rabbit hole into Narnia. - Brilliant book. A must read.

Alien Species Intervention: Books 1-3: An Alien Apocalyptic Saga (Species Intervention #6609 Book 1)

****WARNING**** This book is NOT for sensitive readers. Contains UNSPEAKABLE HUMAN VIOLENCE.Alien Species Intervention #6609, is an alien apocalyptic saga spanning 200 years from the Prohibition to the distant future. It encompasses tender love between divergent species, political downfalls and acts of unspeakable violence. When you think you’ve figured it out . . . WHAM! You won’t see it coming. Thriller, horror, science fiction and fantasy all in one, the series is a gripping psychological exploration of how the inherent greed and evil of man is dooming planet Earth and its inhabitants.In Baby, the prequel to the Species Intervention #6609, Netty is a naïve teenage farm girl given in marriage to an older brutal opportunist disguised as a prominent citizen during the Prohibition years in Sussex County, New Jersey. After years of enslavement, Netty flees into the night from her rapist husband, traveling back to her parents’ farm, where she rescues an enigmatic and damaged creature named “Baby” with whom she falls in love.Netty and Baby find happiness and fulfillment until a handsome Italian stranger, Wil, comes into Netty’s life, creating a tense love triangle made more fraught by Netty’s struggle to hide the bizarre and wondrous changes to her body caused by loving Baby. Baby’s miraculous healing powers on the nature around them can’t be ignored either. The heart-rending and astonishingly brutal climax to their story comes as all three face challenges that ultimately lead to transcendence and the discovery of a new world that promises resurrection.Echo2033. One hundred years have passed since the birth of Baby’s miraculous offspring, Echo. The United States has evolved to a point of politically driven economic collapse.An abused mother escapes with her two sickly children, Scotty and Abby, from the tenements of Short Hills to the farmland of Sussex County. There she unites with a Latino family who has provided a loving home to Jose, a young Costa Rican boy who has been traumatized by murder and kidnap.The two families find themselves the subject of the psychotic attention of Armoni, a soul damaged beyond redemption, as their lives become entwined with Echo’s, who is intent on thwarting the efforts of the heinous people who prey on the lives of other creatures. And as the insidious miscreant, Armoni, tracks them down, bringing brutality and violence to all, Netty recruits a heartbroken Abby to mount a mission to rescue the wildlife of Earth before despicable events bring on the specter of Armageddon.In Armageddon Cometh, the third book in the Alien Species Intervention #6609, Abby plans to abduct the wildlife at the Big Cat Sanctuary under Netty’s guidance by enlisting the help of the charming Italian yacht captain, Cobby, even though this leads to the exposure of hidden changes to her body. Despite her love for Jose, she draws closer to the charming Cobby when Jose departs on his own mission to find his adopted family.At Bird Key, young Scotty embarks on a romance with the troubled rich girl, Chloe. As strange connections and revealed identities collide with political intrigue and murder, a traumatized Chloe and Jose scramble in a frantic dash to escape, wildlife and all, to Tampa Bay. Joining them are Kenya, a sassy and striking pregnant black girl, and Peter, their trusted attorney, who has been left scarred and emotionally ruined by their nemesis, Armoni. In the climax and chaos of the escape ahead of cops and devastation from the sky, it soon becomes clear that Scotty might be the mysterious “One” as foretold in an omen.Warning: Alien Species Intervention #6609 contains violence that a sensitive reader may find confronting.

A Place in Time: A Ghost mystery (The Spirit of Peterborough Book 1)

An ancient artefact, and a mystery ghostThe unlikely discovery of an ancient artefact changes the life of Neil Pressland. His wife Judy, and best friend Nasra wonder what it has got to do with any of them - especially as the find took place over a decade ago? A mystery ghost figure appears from many centuries earlier but what Neil must discover is why he is haunted by the present.British ghost stories with a hint of Time travel?The first of a series of stories based in Peterborough UK. Just an ordinary city full of people like you and me, steeped in history and totally unique, but it could be anywhere, really, it could. Every city holds secrets from its past that lie dormant ready to affect the future, but what if there was more than that? What happens when something from another time rises to the surface to confront us? The three of them soon find themselves drawn into something very deep and dark that is shaping their future. Spooky mysteries have their way of piecing the bits togetherCan Nasra work it out and get to Neil in time? Is he really who he seems to be? And as gradually his ghost gifts emerge, we wonder what can he really know about the past? As the plot thickens and pieces of an uncomfortably placed jigsaw start to fall into place, Nasra realises she must act fast to ensure their summer ends in the way it was always meant to be. This is a mystery english to the core, that tells a story like never before.Now open your mind and I pledge you will see,your home city -  quite differently.A fascinating tale of ghostly time travel based on elements of historical fact. Taking place in a contemporary setting in the heart of rural England this is the first book in a series of Peterborough-based mystery short stories.

Before You Wake: Three Horrors

A trilogy of horror tales selected from the award-winning writer's second full collection – HASTY FOR THE DARK – featuring more of the nightmarish visions and ghastly creatures that have been disturbing readers for years. In this book you'll find three stories of occult and demoniac horror.No blackmail is as ghastly as extortion from angels.A swift reckoning often travels in handheld luggage.No sign of life aboard an abandoned freighter, but what is left below deck tells a strange story.Praise for Adam Nevill's debut collection, Some Will Not Sleep: Selected Horrors:"Nothing is sacred, nothing is safe, and goodness me, if you like horror fiction you’re going to absolutely love every damn minute." Pop Mythology“Beautifully crafted, original and complete works.” This is Horror"An outstanding anthology of career spanning short stories.” Gingernuts of HorrorPraise for Adam Nevill's horror novels:"Adam Nevill is a spine-chiller in the classic tradition, a writer who draws you in from the world of the familiar, eases you into the world of terror, and then locks the door behind you." Michael Koryta, NYT Bestselling author"He has the rare ability to craft a nebulous atmosphere of terror, as well as to capture cinematic slasherpunk in the written word. Both are incredibly rare talents." Pornokitsch"The sense of dread is immediate, with the reader’s sense of foreboding increasing with every new page." Irish Examiner"Readers will lose all hope of peaceful, undisturbed sleep. Highly recommended.” Library Journal - Starred Review"Nevill's talent for horror resonates ominously in every scene, almost as if the theme from Jaws echoes when a page is turned." Kirkus

99 Stories of Blood on the Wall: A collection of 99 word horror stories

A collection of 99 flash fiction horror stories, each of which are exactly 99 words in length. From a taunted clown who snaps at a birthday party to an experimental drug that causes its users to commit murder, 99 Stories of Blood on the Wall is not for faint of heart. Readers with little time on their hands will appreciate the instant gratification that comes with consuming nonstop shots of pure horror.

A Little Girl In My Room & Other Stories

A Little Girl in my Room & Other Stories is a collection of dark flash fiction by Claire Farrell. This book is Rated R: Adults Only. Some may find the themes addressed disturbing. Content includes child abuse, rape, suicide, murder and violence.This dark fiction collection contains 12 short stories:Skeleton in the Closet and Childlike Bride - What happens to the vulnerable when they are taken advantage of then abandoned? A Friend – A lonely ghost bears witness to a Halloween prank that ends in tragedy.Frozen and Frozen in Reverse – Parallel stories detailing an attack in the words of the victim and then the rapist.Ready or Not – What’s your idea of hell?Justice – The lengths the heartbroken will go to for justice . . . or revenge.Forever Young – Sometimes regrets come too late.Peace, Deals, A Great Day, A Little Girl in my Room – Four offerings of the supernatural kind.

Through Their Eyes: A collection of dark and thought-provoking short stories

A collection of five short stories: Dark Drama & Psychological thriller/horror…Some of the reviews for the separate stories…‘… disturbing and sad… deals with themes of murder, abuse, self-abuse, sex, love and loathing, to mention a few…’‘Fast paced, explicit at times and at other times horrific…’‘The explicit nature of the material is non-exploitative, and in keeping with the book's tense, foreboding tone.’‘A spare, suspenseful short story which, in an economy of words, conveys great emotion and maximum involvement.’A dark journey on sexual and domestic abuse with great messages….’ ‘…great, well written and compelling short story that, unfortunately, could happen in real life.’‘Amanda uses her words well and quickly builds up the plot in a clever way leaving the reader to sometimes put the pieces together. She treats her readers with respect by not explaining everything in detail. This makes for a fast moving short story.’