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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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In the heat of battle, with tens of thousands of Germans descending on the British trenches and all hope lost, a man prays to Saint George.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
2 Stars
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Seeking shelter for the night, a wounded man breaks into a bizarre, abandoned chateau decorated by an unusually large number of paintings.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A man becomes lost on a moor in heavy snow and is rescued by a strange, reclusive academic.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: PG
1 Stars
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The narrator describes what he remembers of his beautiful, intelligent wife, Ligeia.
- Length: 16 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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When Lazarus comes back from the grave, something's not quite right.
- Length: 24 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Holed up in an isolated mountain shanty, the emaciated Mr. Hiram Beeson receives a visit from a dark stranger.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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On the rugged Brittany coast, thirty-eight skulls are found buried.
- Length: 49 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A young man's suspicions are aroused when he finds out his dead mother is appearing to his father, threatening eternal damnation unless the son is disinherited.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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“She’s in the mirror.” The man sitting in front of Detective West quavered. The whiskey on his breath danced around the room, leaving an unpleasant odor that disturbed the Detective.
- Length: 13 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
My first great love was Seraina Gadient, the flower girl, as we called her then. I had just turned fifteen when I realized with horror that I had a massive crush on her.
- Length: 40 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Most people would see that shoe and assume a drunken partygoer had forgotten it somehow, or that perhaps even a car had driven past and it had possibly fallen from the window unknowingly. But Jenny knew better.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Joe had a bad feeling he’d need his gun before the night was over.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
Was she a witch? I don’t know. And I suppose no one really knew for sure. It’s just that she looked so much like a witch I guess she had to be.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
That first night in the Lodge, I had the strangest dream, though I didn’t seem to be asleep. A weight was pinning me down, as if a creature were crouching on my chest.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
It was his underneath place, the place where he came to bury his jars.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
If there was anyone in the world who wasn’t cursed, it was Sam.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
I woke to the sound of something creaking on the porch...
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 18
4 Stars
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