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Pact by Wildbow

Devils and Details

Blake Thorburn was driven away from home and family by a vicious fight over inheritance, returning only for a deathbed visit with the grandmother who set it in motion. He soon finds himself next in line to inherit the property, a trove of supernatural texts, and the many enemies his grandmother left behind her in the small town of . . .

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Do Not Take the Shells by Berber

Save us from the dangers of the sea.

Harris Evan, together with his two friends Cathy and Jeff, goes on a holiday to the quiet little coastal village of Taveye. However, it quickly becomes apparent that something is not quite right about the town. Strange shells wash up on the shore that you can’t find anywhere else. There is a sign with the words: “DO NOT TAKE THE . . .

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Listening to the Other Side by Justin Woolley

A blog about talking to the dead

I never intended this story to be written, let alone shared on the internet. It was my friend Wally Sharpe who eventually convinced me otherwise. Relentless as always in pursuit of an idea, he argued that not only should I set the record straight about the events of twelve years ago, but that what happened to me was of deep . . .

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In the Midnight of His Heart by Al Bruno III

A novel of horror and obsession

To all outward appearances John Sig is just an old man living a quietly in an empty old house. His one pleasure is when he heads down to the local diner and visits with his favorite waitress Angie. When Angie disappears, John sets out to find her. For an ordinary old man that might seem like a foolish idea but . . .

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In This Twilight by Al Bruno III

a tale of lost gods and fragile transformations

A world where both dreams and monsters lurk in the shadows, where love and forgotten rituals fight for control of the human heart, and where the madness of eternity can be glimpsed in a single segmented eye. . . .

A collection of stories.
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Antlers, Colorado by Marn

A serialized writing project about Austin Jones and the several years he spent away from home.

Austin Jones, a budding medium, flees from his home in Havenwood, PA in the year 1999. He is running from a predestined position at the Department of Paranormal Research, an agency his family has run for decades. The ghost of his father, Richard, follows him. In the fall of 2000, Austin finds himself in the town of Antlers, Colorado, . . .

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The Night Blogger: Slim To None by Al Bruno III

Stalking a world of secrets and nightmares...

The entity has many names; Slender Man, Him, The Operator, Der Ritter, Der Großmann, Bundle, Domine, The Tall Man, The Thin Man, Der Schlanker Mann, The Spindly Man, Fear Dubh, Schlankwald, Tree Man, Slendy, Slenderman, The Pale One, The White King, The Priest of Nothing. Some say it isn’t real, that the Spindly Man is just a rumor started . . .

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The Night Blogger: The Graveyard Game And Other Cemetery Plots by Al Bruno III

Stalking a world of secrets and nightmares...

The Graveyard Game was a ceremony born of the Internet. As far as I was concerned it was half shadowy rumors and half outright lies, but the chatter on my blog had been enough to make me want to see a game for myself, even if just to debunk it. My name is Brian Foster and some people call . . .

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DO NOT TAKE THE SHELLS

In Taveye, shells take you

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Sep 26, 2015: It was the title that first stirred my curiosity. An evocative mix of poignancy and tension drew me into the story of a depressed man grieving a lost love, who allows himself to be coaxed by chipper pals into a seaside vacation in an oddly gloomy town. At some point, I realized I we were getting into something like Lovecraftian territory. Except . . . Ok, he is the father of supernatural horror, but (heresy) I’ve always found Lovecraft a tough slog. Maybe this could be Lovecraft if he was readable? And had more [more . . .]

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ANTLERS, COLORADO

Supernatural mystery done well

By Deadpansmirk, author of Desert Steel

Dec 2, 2015: Antlers, Colorado starts off well, because it makes me intrigued in the story, settings and characters all within the first chapter. What’s especially great is that it lives up to its initial promise, keeping me entertained and engaged throughout.

This is a well-written web serial. Sentences have good structure, grammar and flow. Nobody should have any problem understanding what is happening when. The characters are believable and interesting, all with their own unique personalities. I like the main character. He, like [more . . .]

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