Best Books: Horror

1 Jolimont Street Ghost

Jolimont Street Ghost

Jeremy Tyrrell | Horror-Gothic

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From the events this past autumn, I am compelled to relate my perilous trial. The supposition that darkness is merely the absence of light is both popular and false, as those who practice the occult can affirm. In the dark cellar of number thirteen Jolimont Street, a house the Professor had assumed benign, I unwittingly brought forth an ancient...

2 A Reunion

A Reunion

EC Byrne | Horror-Gothic

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A meeting between old business associates brings to light unpleasant truths. Mature. Horror.

3 Phantoms: A Collection of Dark Poetry and Fiction

Phantoms: A Collection of Dark Poetry and Fiction

Kelvin Bueckert | Horror-Gothic

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What was that? That noise out there in the hallway? That high pitched singing...do you hear it? It's coming closer. I don't know. Should we take a look? Hmmm...Perhaps some things are better left buried...then again...perhaps those things are the most interesting...What will we see as I pull open the door and peer out into that darkened hallway...

4 Grosvenor Lane Ghost

Grosvenor Lane Ghost

Jeremy Tyrrell | Horror-Gothic

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As the Professor's assistant, it was my duty to perform whatever tasks he laid out for me. It was a simple enough arrangement, until he took me on my first investigation at a run-down house in South Entrance. The house at Grosvenor Lane showed me a brief glimpse of the world beyond, a world that exists with or without my blessing. But my...

5 Spooky Tale E02: In Our Town

Spooky Tale E02: In Our Town

The Socians | Horror-Gothic

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Spooky Tale E02: In Our Town is a Horror Story that will give you Goosebumps. SPOOKY TALES: Scary Haunted Stories every fortnight for you! 1st & 15th of Every Month at thesocians.com

6 Natural Predators of Man

Natural Predators of Man

Ed Bowie | Horror-Gothic

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As the bitterest race war in human history grinds to its bloody climax, a group of soldiers encounter a primal hate, far deeper than race or belief or religion could ever instill — an ancient hate from before the dawn of recorded time. Can enemies overcome their petty prejudices and collaborate together — when they are confronted by a threat...

7 Wicked John: A Victorian Mysterie

Wicked John: A Victorian Mysterie

Joseph R. Doze | Horror-Gothic

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In private detective Clayton Lane's world, the glass is always half-empty, and it's usually half empty of cheap whiskey. When a timid little man walks into Lane's office hoping to find his runaway wife, Clayton assumes it will be much of the same old thing; a wife hitting the sheets with another man and a brokenhearted husband left behind. What...

8 Death Penalty for a Ghost in China

Death Penalty for a Ghost in China

Kim Cancerous | Horror-Gothic

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How do you feel about the death penalty? How do you feel about ghosts? How do you feel about China? A novella about ghosts, the death penalty, insomnia, reality, and China. It touches on subjects as far-ranging as pollution, pharmaceutical drugs, ESL, education, the gig economy, Santeria, mass shootings, James Holmes, crime, punishment...