Category: Fiction

The Clown by John Grey

        Pity how even the starving dogs quit on me, won’ t take my handouts, skitter away from my hunks of meat, the curs.

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A Romantic Retreat by M.G. Allen

“It’s so quiet.” “Yes, it is,” David agreed. “It’s too quiet,” Jill said. “I thought this would be romantic but it’s more creepy than romantic.  Too bad we couldn’t find the floodlight switch.  The pitch blackness is spooky as hell.” He tightened his arm around her bare shoulders as they […]

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The Room Upstairs by Nasha Hooft

Be forewarned, death is never the end! Claudia Step after ominous step, Claudia sensed foreboding dread.  As she neared, sounds of scratching echoed down toward her spinning head.  At the top of the first ten foot flight, laid the room of doom.  A room so black, the eye had to […]

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Confessional by George Lea

Faint but sharp; frost on the breeze, welcome after the sweltering Hell of Summer. He tried to avoid the attentions of other walkers; consciously emitting an aura of raw repulsion; a black cloud that swarmed around him like flies around a corpse. It worked, for the most part, those few […]

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THE BROKEN URN by Gerry Griffiths

“Cameron, get over here quick!” “Hold on.” Cameron swung his legs over the edge of the bed and shifted the phone to his other ear. “Now! I mean it!” “Jesus, Charlene, it’s two in the morning.” “I know that but I did something real stupid.” “Can’t it wait?”

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