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Category: Short Stories

Horror, Short Stories

The Haunted Book

When Jeremy Dyson is contacted by journalist Aiden Fox to uncover Britain’s hidden ghost stories, he embarks a hardened sceptic. As he sets off around the country he learns how the mundane can turn terrifying in an instant. The success of many of these stories…

Short Stories, Translation

March Was Made of Yarn

The thought occurred to me, as I was sweating from expending all this energy. How minuscule this was compared with something like, say, the cleanup after 3/11. This was just one tree. Cleanup after 3/11 was beyond inconceivable. Like all anthologies, there are going to…

Fantasy, Short Stories

Wolfsbane and Mistletoe

I’m not usually a fan of these short story compilations but quite liked the idea of a werewolf themed festive read. Wolfsbane and Mistletoe contains 15 stories by fantasy authors that you may or may not know. The Werewolf Before Christmas by Kat Richardson was…

Crime Fiction, Short Stories

Freaks

I’ve been busy this week so was thrilled to find a Rizzoli and Isles freebie for the Kindle. When an emaciated girl is found dead all signs point to vampires but of course our detective and pathologist don’t believe in suchs things. With the current…

Crime Fiction, Short Stories

Unsavory Delicacies

Russell Brooks contacted me and asked if I’d review his collection of short stories, Unsavory Delicacies. My normal forays into short fiction include some pretty awesome authors so it’s difficult for me to compare but I did find these three “thrillers” very easy reading. The…