TABLE OF CONTENTS

Every dreadful thing we’ve ever published.

The Casket House

Nick Chianese October 31, 2021

Charlotte Ephram, the bereaved widow, moves with her young son into the mansion of an estranged uncle.

With Love, Aunt Mercedes

Crystal-Sidell October 31, 2021

Why would Jocelyn’s favorite aunt and uncle send her a doll from Italy?

The Bedroom Window

Mark Towse October 31, 2021

Ed’s brother is dead, but why won’t he leave?

Mona Luna

Christina Ladd October 15, 2021

If you never met her, you’d think she was a real nice lady, yeah. Good with kids, never kicked no dog. Never sang a hymn out of tune. On Tuesdays and Thursdays she works down at the shelter, handing out socks and toothbrushes.

I go barefoot in my boots rather than take a single thing from Mona Luna.

Blood Runs Cold

Josh Rountree October 8, 2021

Two bankrollers make their escape after a botched job, but one of them may be far more than what he seems.

Just Smile

Dawn Vogel October 1, 2021

A bartender educates a patron on why he should never, ever tell a woman to “just smile.”

Back To Normal

authorMBarron October 1, 2021

A woman awakens to find life strangely normal after murdering her husband, but normal is a world of constant dread, and the voice in her head is worse than the corpse in her bed.

But You Mustn’t Look Back

Rhonda Parrish and Beth Cato October 1, 2021

you know what it means
but you mustn’t look back

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