Free horror Kindle books for 05 Mar 19

All That Remains

by Al Barrera

The old world is dead, and humanity struggles to survive in the shadows of the new one. Kyle, Sara, and Tim are scavengers, hiding in the remains of human civilization from the hungry things that destroyed it. Living on the few items that haven’t rotted in the thirteen years since civilization was wiped out.

But something has shown itself: A terrible creature that betrays an intelligence in the madness of the beings that rule the planet.

When the group finds Kaylee, a little girl who claims to know of a safe haven somewhere in Tennessee, they embark on a desperate journey to find it. Memory and loss, depravity and salvationâ?? their last run will put them face to face with horrors of both man and monsters the likes of which they’ve never seen.



The Devil, the Witch and the Whore (The Deal Book 1)

by Amy Cross

“Leave the forest alone. Whatever’s out there, just let it be. Don’t make it angry.”

When a horrific discovery is made at the edge of town, Sheriff James Kopperud realizes the answers he seeks might be waiting beyond in the vast forest. But everybody in the town of Deal knows that there’s something out there in the forest, something that should never be disturbed. A deal was made long ago, a deal that was supposed to keep the town safe. And if he insists on investigating the murder of a local girl, James is going to have to break that deal and head out into the wilderness.

Meanwhile, James has no idea that his estranged daughter Ramsey has returned to town. Ramsey is running from something, and she thinks she can find safety in the vast tunnel system that runs beneath the forest. Before long, however, Ramsey finds herself coming face to face with creatures that hide in the shadows. One of these creatures is known as the devil, and another is known as the witch. They’re both waiting for the whore to arrive, but for very different reasons. And soon Ramsey is offered a terrible deal, one that could save or destroy the entire town, and maybe even the world.

The Devil, the Witch and the Whore is the first book in a trilogy about a town and its demons, and about the consequences of making a deal with the devil. Contains scenes of horror and violence.



Garden of Fiends: Tales of Addiction Horror

by Mark Matthews

“Garden of Fiends is scary in the realest of ways. What fertile ground for horror. Every story comes from a dark, personal place.” -JOSH MALERMAN, New York Times best-selling author of BIRD BOX  The intoxication from a pint of vodka, the electric buzz from snorting cocaine, the warm embrace from shooting heroin–drinking and drugging provides the height of human experience. It’s the promise of heaven on earth, but the hell that follows is a constant hunger, a cold emptiness. The craving to get high is a yearning as intense of any blood-thirsty monster.

The best way to tell the truths of addiction is through a story, and dark truths such as these need a piece of horror to do them justice.

The stories inside feature the insidious nature of addiction told with compassion yet searing honesty. Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of accidental deaths, and some of the most incredible names in horror fiction have tackled this modern day epidemic.

A WICKED THIRST, by Kealan Patrick Burke

THE ONE IN THE MIDDLE, by Jessica McHugh

EVERYWHERE YOU’VE BLED AND EVERYWHERE YOU WILL, by Max Booth III

FIRST, JUST BITE A FINGER, by Johann Thorsson

LAST CALL, by John FD Taff

TORMENT OF THE FALLEN, by Glen Krisch

GARDEN OF FIENDS, by Mark Matthews

RETURNS, by Jack Ketchum



Tiempo Muerto (Mortuus Tempus nº 2) (Spanish Edition)

by Lucila Castro Díaz

Han pasado 30 años desde que la cofradía expulso a un espíritu maligno del cuerpo de Dalia Brand. Pero en la ciudad de santa María, el asesino del bosque sigue cobrándose víctimas.
La misteriosa desaparición de un joven profesor de ciencia naturales, en el año 1997 tuvo en vilo a toda su ciudad natal, seis años después, Damián Dumont lucha contra una enfermedad terminal y quiere resolver el misterio que se oculta tras la desaparición de su amigo antes de morir, junto a su novia periodista investigan que puede haber sucedido con Tomás Arbe, descubren una gran cantidad de eventos sobrenaturales que ocurrieron en la ciudad y que parecen estar ligados a la extraña desaparición del profesor, se cruzan con la figura de un hombre al que todos conocen como Cassel, nadie sabe con precisión quien es esta persona que fue apuñalado en la terminal de tren, pero creen podría estar ligado a la desaparición de Tomás Arbe y a un culto que lleva años escondiéndose en la ciudad. Damián y Amelia se dan cuenta de que a veces ciertos misterios no deberían ser develados.
Posesiones demoníacas, brujas y viajes en el tiempo hacen de esta nueva entrega de la trilogía Mortuus tempus, una novela inquietante que te llevará de viaje al mundo del terror donde nada ni nadie es lo que parece.



Hay un hombre en mi ventana (Spanish Edition)

by Jonathan Molina

Ángela, la recepcionista, y el guía del Hotel de la Mora, en primera instancia, quizás, parezcan, como el lugar, solo un poco extravagantes. La realidad es que ellos hacen posible que el hotel sea un espacio para el mal en el que los huéspedes paulatinamente pasarán a formar parte de la galería de personajes que tras una aparente normalidad escoden muertos vivientes. Quienes viven en el hotel no son fantasmas, no son zombis, no son almas en pena, son individuos en los que la normalidad, de golpe, ofrece un espacio para la muerte, la maldad, el horror, el asombro.
Los relatos que componen el volumen se desarrollan en las habitaciones del hotel. Los huéspedes, por distintas razones, llegan a buscar tranquilidad. En realidad quedarán atrapados en un espacio en el que la frontera entre la vida y la muerte es borrosa, viscosa, putrefacta.



Patient of Krenstone Asylum: Horror of Wultkan 2

by LOWE SIVERS

Madness dwells within the walls of Krenstone Asylum and Norman Pendle has found a world he didn’t expect. Norman Pendle thought he would be safe committing himself to a stay behind its walls and he is indeed finding out how incorrect that line of thinking was. The continuation of the story started in Horror of Wultkan.
An excerpt* Norman catches sight of an airship through the window and watches as moves across the sky in the direction of Wultkan city. A trail of black smoke trails behind the airship and Norman wishes he could be aboard such an airship. Perhaps with an airship, he could move out of the reach of Lizzie Dunpar, but he didn’t have the Pasbores to book passage. Unfortunately, Norman instead hastily had himself committed and thought he would be safe in Krenstone Asylum. Norman sighs and knows he regrets that hasty decision. He sighs, “Perhaps, I’m the biggest fool of them all.”



A Dark Justice

by Caleb M. Golden

(Content Warning: Contains graphic descriptions of rape, pedophilia, and violence against children throughout)

A dark cloud hangs over Rafford County Arkansas. That cloud’s name is Jacob White. A sadistic pedophile whose depravity is matched only by his cunning, Jacob aspires to claim the life of his 100th victim by the end of the summer. Enter John Morton. An aging police detective who lost his pregnant wife to the killer and vows grisly revenge. As the body count rises, Morton sets off to destroy Jacob White once and for all. Can he overcome the hellish odds and end this monster for good, or will daring to challenge the most vicious serial killer alive be the last thing he ever does?



Death Whispers (#1): New Adult Dark Paranormal / Sci-fi Romance

by Tamara Rose Blodgett

For fans of The Hunger Games and Xmen, who also enjoy original storylines!

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Terrible Love, comes â??â??â??#1 Amazon Dark Fantasy Bestsellerâ??â??â??

Praise for WHISPERS:

” … Couldn’t put it down! Loved the twists and turns! Looking forward to reading the next book in the series. Keep up the good work…” – Tonya Miles

“… Ms Blodgett is an awesome author! I’ve read the whole series – one book after the other – andcouldn’t get enough. I’ll definitely be reading more of her work in the future..!” – Tommi

” … I love this book, and can’t wait to read more…” – Paul

Blurb:
Almost fifteen-year-old Caleb Hart is a Cadaver-Manipulator in the year 2025.
When teens receive a government-sanctioned pharmaceutical cocktail during school, paranormal abilities begin manifesting… making the teens more powerful than the adults.

After Caleb discovers he has the rare, Affinity for the Dead, he must do whatever it takes to hide it from a covert government agency whose goal is exploitation.

Caleb seeks refuge in his new girlfriend, Jade, until he realizes that she needs as much protection from her family, as he does from the government.

Suddenly, Caleb finds that hiding his ability while protecting Jade and his friends is a full time job; can he escape the government, protect Jade and lose the enemies who are making him miserable?

95,000 words/468 pages.



LA MISA PROFANA (Cazadores de Brujas de la Orden Secreta) (Spanish Edition)

by Adrián Artiles Santana

Gabriel Quesada e Ignacio Venegas siguen la pista de un vampiro que logró escapar de la Orden Secreta. Pero la noche se presenta fría y lluviosa, de modo que cuando en su camino se topan con una pequeña ermita, la promesa de un descanso y una comida caliente en un lugar seguro y seco es demasiado tentadora. Pero las cosas no son lo que parecen a primera vista, y esa solitaria ermita oculta un horror que hará estremecerse a los dos cazadores de brujas. La Misa Profana se está celebrando esta noche, descubre su oscura malicia en este relato corto en el que se enfrentan el bien y el mal.



The Ghosts of Jasper Bayou

by Jeff DeGordick

Three hundred years ago, a crew of pirates laid siege to a coastal manor in Louisiana and stole a vast treasure. But as they made their escape, they were sunk by cannon fire, leaving them all to perish in a watery grave.

Now, the manor has long been a museum, attracting tourists to the area. Rumors of a sunken treasure have spread for decades, and most think it’s only that. But six friends know it’s real. One of them manages to get a security job while the museum is closed for renovations, and the six of them move in and plan their heist.

What they don’t know is that every hundred years after the pirate crew perished, their spirits return to the earth to exact bloody vengeance upon the inhabitants of the manor. And as luck would have it, the six of them move in on the eve of the anniversary.

Which is good, because the ghosts of the dead haven’t spilled blood in a century. And they are thirsty…



Star Dreams

by Tabitha Baumander

Something is coming toward earth. The authorities want to keep it quiet. The visitor has other ideas.



Blurred Vision

by Chris Botragyi

There’s no way out.

Six men wake up in a hazy room. Trying to piece together the jigsaw of how they ended up there, it becomes clear that they are being held prisoner on a spacecraft.

But why were they abducted?

One by one, they are dragged out of the room and into the darkness. From a brilliant professor to a young, headstrong resistance leader, they all have to face their greatest fears and come to terms with their past… and the dangerous future they face.

Praise from readers:

â??â??â??â??â?? – “I don’t normally read sci-fi horror, but I have to say this book had me hooked from the beginning.”

â??â??â??â??â?? – “Unique storytelling… Highly recommended.”



Heart Of Destiny: (The Heart Of The Citadel Book One)

by Susan Faw

Magic suppressed. Magic exiled. Magic murdered. During the Great Purge, all magic was destroyed and those who could wield it were driven into exile. From that time on, the world of Gaia churned on in relative peace and prosperity.
When the emperor of the central Citadel suddenly dies, his apprentice takes his place. Benevolent and loved, the new emperor is a benign ruler, bridging the age-old conflicts between the provinces. The citadel is a symbolic as well as a physical barrier to maintaining the fragile peace. However, the brazen kidnapping of ten young women shatters the accord, and the councillors of the provinces gather at the Citadel to demand that justice be served. It is a flame dropped into dry tinder. Rife with suspicion and hatred, each province accuses its neighbour of treachery. But the emperor has other plans. He alone knows who is responsible for the kidnapping of the young women, and he has no intention of sharing that knowledge. Where magic is involved, there can only be one conqueror. The fight for ultimate control of magic has begun.
Purchase this thrilling first novel of The Heart of The Citadel today, and strap in for an amazingly magical ride!



The Winterlake Haunting

by Jeff DeGordick

They won’t let you leave…

A year after a terrible car crash leaves his mother dead, six-year-old Noel is brought to an old cottage next to a picturesque lake for the winter. His father Walter has fallen on hard times and says they have to live at Winterlake until the money comes in from his contract work.

It was downright suspicious how cheap the asking price was, and sure, there are bullet holes in the walls and bed sheets stained red. But that doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong with the place, does it?

Except Noel can see and hear things his father can’t. The rattling attic door. The piano that seems to play itself. The butcher in the kitchen who’s all too familiar with a knife. Soon, the old inhabitants of the house don’t seem so dead and gone.

But as Noel tries to convince his father they have to leave, Walter spirals into drinking and depression over his financial situation. The ghosts are delighted at their new guests and their plans for them, and they don’t want them to leave. Which is lucky, because a huge snow storm approaches, threatening to bury Noel and Walter with them…



Rewind (BookShots): A thriller of dark suspense (The Midnight Book Club 3)

by Jeremy Bates

Nothing is what it seems.

When a man wakes in a rundown apartment, hooked up to a strange machine, a dead body in the next room, he has no memory of who he is, or what he is doing there. Over the next forty-eight hours, however, as he works to unravel the mystery of his identity, he’ll come to realize that he might be one of the most influential people of the twenty-first centuryâ??and that some things are better left unknown.

Praise for Jeremy Bates:

“A master storyteller!” â??â??â??â??â??

“Best book I’ve read to date” â??â??â??â??â??

“Old-school horror story reminiscent of Stephen King” â??â??â??â??â??

“Perfect for Laymon fans!” â??â??â??â??â??

“Definitely recommend to all fans of modern horror” â??â??â??â??â??

“Any Stephen King or Dean Koontz fan will love it” â??â??â??â??â??

“I sort of fell into Jeremy Bates by accident, and I’m so glad I did. He’s one of my new favorite writers, and I urge everyone to check him out” â??â??â??â??â??

“The most chilling book I’ve ever read!” â??â??â??â??â??

“Definitely gave me chills reading this late at night which hasn’t happened since I was a 13-year-old teenager reading Stephen King’s It for the first time” â??â??â??â??â??

“Absolutely loved this book” â??â??â??â??â??

“Non-stop adrenaline rush from beginning to end” â??â??â??â??â??

“I was hooked from the first page!” â??â??â??â??â??

“Binge-worthy!” â??â??â??â??â??

“I had to stop reading at certain points because he was freaking me out. That only happens to me with one other writer – Stephen King” â??â??â??â??â??

“This is one of the best books I have ever read!” â??â??â??â??â??

“A very juicy, scary ride” â??â??â??â??â??

“Suicide Forest is up there with Joe Hill’s Heart Shaped Box” â??â??â??â??â??

“Scariest book I’ve ever read” â??â??â??â??â??

“Huge fan of Mr Bates! You won’t be disappointed” â??â??â??â??â??

“Edge-of-my-seat experience! I felt I was indeed living the horror” â??â??â??â??â??

“Page-turner with a twist! I was hanging on to every word!” â??â??â??â??â??

“I found it rivaling some of Stephen King’s and Dean Koontz’s early works – high praise indeed” â??â??â??â??â??

“One of the greatest suspense-filled books I have ever read” â??â??â??â??â??

“If you enjoy Richard Laymon , you’ll love reading Jeremy Bates” â??â??â??â??â??

“A true edge-of-your-seat thriller…I couldn’t put it down!” â??â??â??â??â??

“Startlingly Spooky!” â??â??â??â??â??

“A non-stop page-turner!” â??â??â??â??â??

“Early Stephen King, Robert McCammon, Jeremy Bates is a must read!” â??â??â??â??â??

“As usual Jeremy Bates has done it again… Give him a try, you’ll not regret it” â??â??â??â??â??

Although in a series, this is a STAND-ALONE novel. For fans of Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Richard Laymon, Bentley Little, as well as other horror and mystery authors such as Dan Simmons, Jack Ketchum, Robert McCammon, Brian Keene, Darcy Coates, Amy Cross, Jeff Strand, Ambrose Ibsen, Jeremy Robinson, Nick Cutter, Blake Crouch, Joe Hill, Iain Rob Wright, Jeff Menapace, Matt Shaw, Heather Graham, Jack Kilborn, James Herbert. We hope you enjoy!



The Eclective: The Haunted Collection

by Alan Nayes

“Empty Vessel” by M. Edward McNally: Captain Wil has command of his own ship, the respect of his crew, and his wife is expecting their first child. But at sea, the winds always become calm just before the storm breaks.

“The Smell of Death” by Tara West: Maggie’s unusual powers bring new threats to her already troubled childhood.

“Safe” by Emma Jameson: In Victorian London, a grave robber makes a nice living off the dead, until he opens the wrong crypt.

“Soulfully Sweet” by Shéa MacLeod: As if helping the living isn’t enough of a pain in her divine hindquarters, Branwen (former goddess of love and beauty) is stuck helping the dead on All Hallow’s Eve.

“May I Go Play?” by Heather Marie Adkins: Micah inherits a southern mansion where ancestors long dead relive their violent deaths. And now, they want company…

“Blehdward, the Vampire who Couldn’t Sparkle” by Pj Jones: Blehdward desperately wants to fit in with the cool vamps. If only he could learn how to sparkle.

“Franscesca” by Alan Nayes: Break a promise to a feiticeira and you will live to regret it.

“Soul Eaters” by R.G. Porter: Kaitlyn never believed in the existence of other worlds. Now she’s in the middle of one where humans aren’t the hunters but the hunted.

The Eclective is a group of authors dedicated to the premise that The Story is The Thing, and classifications of genre are mostly a matter for bookshelves. While the following stories share a “Haunting” theme, they might variously be filed as Horror, Paranormal, Fantasy, YA, etc., or anything else. Our idea is that the story itself is more important than whatever label somebody feels like giving it, and by bringing our work together in collections like this one, we hope readers may find a story they might like. Even if it is not in “their” genre.



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