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I was only fourteen at the time of the railroad demon encounter. Now at age thirty, I'm finally telling the story of that horrific day that changed everything.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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Creeping paranoia becomes something altogether more sinister, but is it madness or has he discovered a plot that threatens humanity.
- Length: 27 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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As a man pursues the affections of beautiful young girl, he begins to experience a strange phenomenon that up till that point only affected her mother.
- Length: 25 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A man uncovers the dark secret of a mysterious valley owned by a xenophobic drunkard.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Size isn’t everything, but it can mean life or death when Matthew and Liz come to town.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 18
5 Stars
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It was his underneath place, the place where he came to bury his jars.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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So you think he's mad? Nervous? True! - but you should see how wisely he carries out his plan.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Just before his death, Adrian Borlsover develops the power of automatic writing, which creates some unexpected issues for one of his heirs.
- Length: 28 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A man's mother is brutally murdered but, except for the finger marks around her neck, no trace of the killer can be found.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A banker is disturbed by visions of a murdered man and his killer. Then he is called for jury duty.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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I get this a lot. People get embarrassed talking about the supernatural. I expect people from his world, with their neatly trimmed front lawns and house prices, to worry about making fools of themselves.
- Length: 25 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
The abandoned subway was the subject of an urban myth: the Ghost Train. There were many versions of the tale. They often involved witches, ax-murderers, faeries, or sometimes a combination of the three.
- Length: 20 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
Kendlemyre Hall is simply spectacular – I still can’t believe I get to live and work on an estate that has been here for hundreds of years.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
The killer should be here." Jerry tapped the screen with a knuckle. "But he's not.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
In his head, this all made sense. The next-door neighbour’s garden was the goal – just a simple chip to cover four yards and a metre fence in the middle. Easy.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
It was all the more strange then that he noticed the sign at all. It seemed half-hidden, hardly noticeable, indicating a slip road half a mile ahead.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Thomas stepped into the bar room. His clothes soaking, his hair flattened to his head. “There’s something out there,” he said. William turned with poker in hand, his brow furrowed. “What’s out there?” “I don’t know,” said Thomas.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
She had been twitching and gasping all night. It wasn’t unusual. Night terrors plagued her.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
The Victorian Mansion, as its previous owners often referred to it, sat a half-mile from the quiet road. Rows of massive oaks lead along the dusty driveway, all the way to the front door, and dense woods framed the home like a knotted head of hair.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
He had won tickets in a radio contest. A contest he didn’t apply to, on a station that apparently didn’t exist.
- Length: 26 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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