FREE STORY: YESTERDAY’S DEATH by Shawn P. Madison

Appearing in the May 2014 release 9TALES FROM ELSEWHERE available exclusively for the Amazon Kindle. AVAILABLE MAY 21 2014   YESTERDAY’S DEATH By Shawn P. Madison ***June 21st, 2009 The light of morning, dull as it was through his closed eyelids, felt like daggers stabbing deep into his brain. With a groan he tried to … [Read more…]

FREE STORY: TOUCHSTONE by Edward Ahern

      Appearing in the February 2014 release 9TALES TOLD IN THE DARK available exclusively for the Amazon Kindle. AVAILABLE FEB 24 2014 Touchstone By Edward Ahern   The black stone outcropping poked out of the ground like a broken thumb. A  Mercedes sedan was parked to its left. To its right an abandoned … [Read more…]

FREE STORY: SLEEPING by Michael Sims

Available January 21st 2014 in GLIMPSES: TALES OF FANTASY & FICTION  SLEEPING By MICHAEL SIMS   His brain was restlessly active, although his body was motionless, breathing slow and steady. He wasn’t sleeping. Outside, beyond the double glazed sealed windows, the small professionally tended garden that nudged next to the visitors’ car park was quiet, currently … [Read more…]

FREE STORY: THE MESSENGERS by Steven Reasonover

Available November 26th 2014 in 9TALES: TALES AT THE WORLD’S END The Messengers by Steven Reasonover   A figure emerged from the shadows of the cornfield, glimmering like a lamp in the darkness.  Everest saw it from his porch and pushed himself up from the armchair.  He grabbed the shotgun beside him and marched off the porch … [Read more…]