By Jack Kilborn, J.A. Konrath
This assortment contains a menagerie of horror tales. a few are frightening. a few are irritating. a few are humorous. Meet werewolves, vampires, zombies, psychopaths, extraterrestrial beings, cannibals, ghosts, and numerous issues that move bump within the night.
Previously released in dozens of anthologies and magazines, a few of these stories are light, yet a few are severe. enable the reader beware...
The tales include:
Finicky Eater - it is after a nuclear conflict, and a mom and her son are in a fallout safeguard, the foodstuff lengthy long...
The Screaming - Van Helsing and vampires, in Sixties England.
Mr. Pull Ups - A physique amendment story taken to the extreme.
The Shed - burglars locate the door to hell.
Them's stable Eats - Rednecks vs. extraterrestrial beings, on a spaceship trip of horrors.
First Time - A coming of age story the place all is probably not what it seems.
Forgiveness - A death serial killer asks for a clergyman to listen to his final confession.
Redux - Ghost tale noir, a few inner most eye and a perilous haunting.
The Bag - what is within the bag? you actually don't desire to know...
Careful, He Bites - Lycanthrope flash fiction.
Symbios - A sci-fi novella approximately man's first stumble upon with alien existence, and the way issues can speedy flip bad.
A topic of style - Zombie flash fiction.
Embrace - somewhat gothic horror.
Trailer Sucks - a few trailer park jerks kidnap a vampire.
Markey - Flash fiction, from a twisted element of view.
Punishment Room - A terrible suspense story a couple of not-so-distant future.
The Confession - bad crimes, advised totally in dialog.
Basketcase - Hardboiled noir with a bad twist.
The contract - A gambler will pay the final word fee to get out of a debt.
Well Balanced Meal - The worst eating place you have ever been in.
S.A. - A werewolf novella a couple of Shapshifters nameless team that needs to conflict Santa Claus.
Dear Diary - a truly twisted pom pon lady finds the key of her internal strength.
Mr. Spaceman - we now have come to mate with earth women.
Appalachian Lullaby - What do you do with a radioactive monkey?
This 70,000 note assortment additionally contains an excerpt from Afraid by means of Jack Kilborn, and Truck cease via J.A. Konrath and Jack Kilborn. It additionally contains a navigable desk of contents, optimized for Kindle.
About the Author
JA Konrath is the writer of 8 novels within the Jack Daniels mystery sequence. they don't have to be learn in chronological order to be loved, yet if you need to know it's: Whiskey bitter, Bloody Mary, Rusty Nail, soiled Martini, Fuzzy Navel, Cherry Bomb, Shaken, and Stirred.
Jack additionally seems to be within the novels Shot of Tequila, Flee, Spree, 3, Timecaster Supersymmetry, Banana Hammock, and Serial Killers Uncut, in addition to the quick tale assortment Jack Daniels tales, and the novellas Floaters and Burners.
Last name, the 9th Jack Daniels novel, could be to be had in spring of 2013.
Other novels contain beginning, The checklist, Shot of Tequila, and Serial Killers Uncut.
Konrath additionally writes horror below the identify Jack Kilborn, together with the bestsellers Afraid, Trapped, persistence, and Draculas.
Haunted residence, the hot Jack Kilborn novel of terror, could be to be had in mid 2013.
He has offered over one million ebooks.
Read Online or Download Horror Stories PDF
Similar Horror books
Whilst Jessica marries David, he's every little thing she wishes in a relations guy: outstanding, attentive, ever younger. but she nonetheless feels whatever approximately him is simply out of achieve. quickly, as humans just about Jessica start to meet violent, mysterious deaths, David makes an incredible confession: greater than four hundred years in the past, he and different participants of an Ethiopian sect traded their humanity in order that they may by no means die, a mystery he needs to safeguard at any expense.
"I've already inebriated my fill of blood, so stay a bit longer. Breathe fora whereas and watch what is approximately to spread. "Thomas Ward has spent years because the Spook's apprentice. he is confronted unbelievable peril, and survived. yet a brand new threat has emerged: an old water witch, Bloodeye, is roaming the County purpose on destroying every little thing in her direction.
Earlier than there has been Hill condominium, there has been the Halloran mansion of Jackson’s stunningly creepy fourth novel, The SundialWhen the Halloran extended family gathers on the kin domestic for a funeral, nobody is shocked whilst the a little bit odd Aunt Fanny wanders off into the key backyard. yet then she returns to document an awesome imaginative and prescient of an apocalypse from which purely the Hallorans and their hangers-on may be spared, and the kin unearths itself engulfed in starting to be insanity, worry, and violence as they organize for a bad new international.
A part of a brand new six-volume sequence of the simplest in vintage horror, chosen by way of award-winning director Guillermo del ToroAmerican Supernatural Tales is the final word choice of bizarre and scary American brief fiction. As Stephen King will attest, the recognition of the occult in American literature has basically grown because the days of Edgar Allan Poe.
Additional info for Horror Stories
Dominick took 3 quickly steps after him and swung his fist on the pencil, dealing with to knock it deeper into the socket. The Torture synthetic a keening sound, after which crumpled right into a huge, fats pile at the concrete. His mouth hung open like an empty sack, and his stable eye rolled up into the socket, baring the bloodshot white. Dominick stood over him for a second, stunned. Had he performed it? Had he killed him? Run! demanded the voice in his head. yet Dominick remained rooted to the ground. He needed to verify. He needed to ensure the bastard used to be useless. The adrenalin used to be donning off, leaving Dominick in poor health and shaky. He compelled himself to kneel, after which tentatively stretched out a hand to examine the Torture Man’s pulse. It was once like willfully placing his hand in a hearth. After an eternity of inching nearer and nearer, Dominick touched the Torture Man’s rainy, clammy neck. He probed underneath the fats and the stubble, searching out the carotid. there has been a pulse. Dominick yanked his hand again as though stunned. Run, you fool! If he wakes up… yet Dominick couldn’t run. He embraced a chilling walk in the park; whether he didn’t get away, he couldn’t permit this evil guy to stay. not only for himself, yet for all of the others. He chewed his decrease lip and reached for the pencil. The Torture guy groaned. Dominick sprang to his toes. He wanted a weapon of a few style. Side-stepping the Torture guy, Dominick raced out the door and into the hallway. To the left, the door to the courtyard. To the fitting, the Punishment Room. Dominick’s response used to be visceral — he didn’t are looking to cross within the Punishment Room ever back. yet there have been guns… He went correct. The Punishment Room was once directly out of his nightmares. darkish and filthy, illuminated by means of naked bulbs putting from the ceiling by means of greasy cords. The partitions have been black, and an underlying stink of urine and excrement fouled the wet air. Chains and shackles have been bolted to the ground and partitions, a rack sat in a single nook, and a cupboard filled with the Torture Man’s hideous tools yawned open, revealing his instruments of discomfort. Dominick heard a noise like wind whistling in the course of the timber. He seemed again and observed the Torture guy status within the doorway, wheezing. The pencil used to be nonetheless poking from his eye, and gooey crimson tears streaked down his face. He pointed an enormous finger at Dominick, and took one other worked leap forward. Dominick reached into the Torture Man’s cupboard and got rid of a can of lighter fluid. He popped the head and squirted it on the Torture Man’s face. The Torture guy screamed while the alcohol hit his punctured eye. He stumbled backwards and tripped over the generator. “You little bastard! whilst i am getting you…” Dominick grabbed the closest item — a camera sitting at the cart — and fell upon the Torture guy. He introduced the weapon down on his tormentor’s face, time and again, the plastic case cracking and splintering as he used it to knock out the teeth and holiday bone. The Torture guy lashed out, connecting with the aspect of Dominick’s head. Dominick fell onto his again, touchdown tough.