Free horror Kindle books for 13 Aug 14

The Colonial (Curse Breaker’s Series #2)

by Charlie Daye

Detective Aiden Cooper was a vampire who spent the last 150 years awaiting the return of his long lost love Abigail. He was promised by a witch, who also happened to be Abigail’s mother, that her soul would return to him in her next life.

Melissa Salazar was a formidable attorney living in Los Angeles and no stranger to the paranormal. Deciding a fresh start was in order and wanting to be closer to her best friend Aria, Melissa sells her practice and moves in to a beautiful Colonial style house that is owned by Aria and her husband Dominic. Little did she know that move would change her life forever.

One fateful night, Aiden finds Melissa brutally beaten and left for dead. As he rushes to her aid a familiar scent lingers in the air. Aiden looks down at the woman he cradles in his arms… could this be Abigail?



Moon Shadow (A Supernatural Thriller)

by Will Overby

Some ghosts of Christmas past can haunt the present – againâ?¦and againâ?¦and again.

On a dark December night in 1984 three teenagers committed a crime so heinous, so disturbing, they vowed to hide it and never speak of it – even to each other. But some sins refuse to lie dormant under the black waters of Harper’s Lake. And some victims refuse to remain dead.

A chilling tale sure to keep you checking the locks and burning the lamps long after the yule log dies.



Forbidden Fruit: A Story From Scary Stories: A Collection of Horror- Volume 2 (Billy Wells Horror Singles Book 3)

by Billy Wells

A father buys purple fruit at a roadside stand that turns his youngest son into a ravenous ghoul. With both her husband and her youngest son committed to mental hospitals, and her eldest son murdered by his brother, a mother seeks the monster who is responsible for the inhuman atrocity.



Lillian: Blood & Karma #2

by Mirielle Fosse

In life, Lillian was beautiful, rich, intelligent, and feared. She liked hurting people and had elevated gossip way beyond the merely vicious into the realm of the truly evil. She took pleasure in other people’s pain, and she mastered the dark art of discipline as she honed the keen edge of her tongue, using both to gain and hold power. And then she met the Lady, the demon soul-keeper who metes out her own brand of punishment in the afterlife in the House of Blood and Karma where the punishment always fits the crime.

This psychological horror short story (6.6K) is the second in the series of stand-alone tales of horror and karmic justice. The third in the series, Micah, will be published in September 2014. The story contains adult themes and is not suitable for readers who are offended by such material.



Decomposition (What Lurks In The Trees Book 2)

by Bryan Rigors

The Sun is shining as Ranger Kyle Hosford walks into the station. It seems to be a normal day, until he stumbles upon dark stains painted on the dirt of the forest. Discover what lurks in the trees.

This is the second story in the What Lurks In The Trees series.



Schlock! Webzine Vol. 6, Issue 23

by Jeremiah Christopher

This week, we have a story of space and isolation from Jeremiah Christopher; binge-drinking and superpowers from Gary Murphy; vampires and their slayers from Wesson; and time travel and its hazards from Eric L Johnson.

The Days of Mr Thomas continues. In The Book of the Thousand and One Nights, the Wonder of the Age and her brother learn that the Sultan of Baghdad is dead. In Rob Bliss’ Cut, the FBI agents are soaking up the sun, sand, sea and slaughter. Angeline Trevena has a story about a mysterious girl called Amy. In The Smoky God the two Norsemen reach the open sea. And Gulliver of Mars hears tell of the ancient, ghost-haunted city of Queen Yang…



Soul Smuggler

by Milo James Fowler

Who is Mercer?  Coyote. Soul Smuggler.
A body-hopping, phantasmal anti-hero. A disenfranchised spirit doomed to inherit the earth, cursed by both Heaven and Hell. 

An enemy of God, but no friend of the devil.

Soul Smuggler collects 6 Mercer tales:

“The Coyote” – In the future, Mercer’s services are requested by a powerful man seeking to keep his stepdaughter quiet about certain indiscretions.

“Soul Smuggler” – An orphan boy seeks Mercer’s help in reuniting with his dead mother.
“The Second Option” – Father Thomas, assassin from the clandestine Terra Sacra order, sets out to destroy Mercer once and for all. 

“Abomination of Desolation” – A boy with horrifying powers is at the top of the Church’s extermination list, replacing Mercer for the time being. Father Thomas makes Mercer a deal he can’t refuse if he helps rid the earth of the young abomination.

“Mercer’s Ghost” - In this weird western, a young man on the frontier in search of fame and fortune instead finds himself swindled and left destitute. But help arrives in the form of a phantasmal, body-hopping gunslinger who seems to have ulterior motives. 

“The Coyote’s Word” (NEW in this updated collection) – When Mercer says he’ll take a soul across the border, he’s true to his word. But navigating the afterlife is no easy feat, even for the Soul Smuggler.

18,000 words - Dark Fantasy / Horror. These short stories originally appeared in Bent Masses, Flash Me Magazine, Bards and Sages Quarterly, The Red Penny Papers, Big Pulp Magazine, and The Big Bad anthology.



SOUL

by Ian Measures

Soul. They say everybody has one. You can’t see it, you can’t touch it – but you can feel it. It’s a part of you. Some say it’s the very fabric of your existence. When you die, your flesh rots and turns to ash, but your soul lives on for eternity.

But what if someone tried to take it? Steal the very thing that makes you who you are. Would you fight for it? What would you do to keep it? How far would you go to save your soul?



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