Sneak Peek: Creepier by the Dozen

Today we have a sneak peek from the collection of short stories by Stephen, Coleman, and Anneliese Hise: Creepier by the Dozen.

An anthology of twelve chilling short stories in the “Twilight Zone” tradition by a father, daughter and son team of writers. From a creepy ambulance ride with a serial killer to an apathetic and persuasive hitman, these hair-raising and original stories will haunt you long after you’ve finished reading.

Creepier by the Dozen is currently available for all eBook formats from Smashwords and in print or Kindle editions from Amazon US and Amazon UK.

Here is an excerpt from Creepier by the Dozen:

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Featured Selections by K.S. Brooks

K.S. Brooks is an award-winning novelist and photographer, author of twenty-two titles, and co-administrator of Indies Unlimited. Brooks’ feature articles, poetry, and photography have appeared in magazines, newspapers, books, and other publications both in the U.S. and abroad. Continue reading “Featured Selections by K.S. Brooks”

Halloween Reads

jackolantern 2003 carved & photographed by K. S. BrooksTrick or Treat…

Tell us your favorite Halloween read – and tell us if it’s a trick or a treat.

Readers, writers, countrymen – everyone join in – write in the comments section below what your favorite spooky read is and why. (Please have some self-control, authors – and don’t post your own books.)

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3. A one sentence blurb as to why it’s your favorite (not a Faulkner sentence, either. Be reasonable.)

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Sneak Peek: The Fragile Things (Part I)

Just in time for Halloween, we have a sneak peek from The Fragile Things (Part I), the horror novel by V. Shaw.

At seventeen, Jennifer should have the world at her feet. Instead, she’s an ex-heroin addict living with her boyfriend and former dealer. Shunned by her family, she dreams of something greater than she’s been given.

Ebony has moved in across the street. She’s just lost the one person in her existence to cancer. She’s also a centuries-old vampire, struggling to cope with murderous outbursts and the desire to be something more.

When these two lost souls meet, an unusual friendship begins. The Fragile Things is a horror serial about friendship, hope, survival, and what it truly means to be human.

The Fragile Things (Part I)  is available through and Amazon UK.

Here is an excerpt from The Fragile Things (Part I)

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