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Welcome to our horror Friday Book Roundup edition. My love of horror goes back to the classics such as Frankenstein and Dracula. I read them when I was nine or ten years old. I still love nothing better than to scare myself silly, especially if I am reading late at night. So, I combed through Amazon and saw there are quite a few horror books that are being given away for free. Yup, all free! So, check out these titles and start downloading them today.
Madhouse: A Suspenseful Horror by Miguel Estrada
Don't talk to strangers... Faced with his parents' divorce, eleven-year-old Lucas runs away from home in the hope that his family will get back together to find him. While walking through the empty streets, he is picked up by a mysterious woman, who offers to take care of him and provide him with a loving family. The boy then wakes up in shackles, confined to a bed in a decrepit house in the middle of nowhere and will have to face his deepest fears in order to survive in his new home. Join Lucas in a desperate attempt to get back to his family in Madhouse, the first published book from horror-thriller author Miguel Estrada.
The Ghost of Longthorn Manor and Other Stories by Amy Cross
The Ghost of Longthorn Manor and Other Stories is a collection of eight horror short stories: The Ghost of Longthorn Manor A woman returns to her family home and makes a startling discovery about her brother. Black Pages A girl with a strange illness tries to record the final hours of her family's suffering. Isn’t This the House… Over a number of years, several people are lured into a mysterious house that hides a horrific secret. Touched A woman starts to realize that she's being contacted over the internet by a ghost. The Swimming Pool A girl tries to work out what to do with the zombie that’s trapped in an empty swimming pool. The House Speaks A young girl realizes that her family's new house is trying to warn her about something. My Father’s House A woman returns to her father's old home, where she starts to wonder whether his spirit might still be around. The Writer A bitter and twisted horror author sets out for revenge.
Into the Macrocosm: Short Stories of the Dark Cosmic, Bizarre, and the Fantastic by Konn Lavery (Author, Illustrator), Robin Schroffel (Editor)
A collection of twilight zone shorts exploring the fantasy-rich past, frightful present, and uncanny future.
Enter an obscure universe known through the lives of 22 souls as the Nameless One and their ghoulish companion attempt to unlock the mysterious past of how they died. Yet, danger lurks even in the post-death realm, the Midway, and it is not keen on mortal visitors.
A talking goat head, celestial beings, self-imposed existential dread, devils and demons are a small selection of what awaits in the Macrocosm.
Award-winning author Konn Lavery’s short story collection explores his expanding Macrocosm, sharing the same universe as his previous works such as the horror novels Cultivate and Rave, thriller YEGman, and the dark fantasy series Mental Damnation. These interconnected tales bring everything under one, strange, unsettling, cosmos.
Literary Titan, Gold Book Award, 2021
Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards, Bronze Short Stories, 2021
N.N. Light Book Awards, Finalist Horror, 2021
The Wishing Shelf Awards, Finalist Adult Fiction, 2021
Manybooks May 2022 Horror Book of the Month
Praise for Into the Macrocosm
“Konn Lavery’s Into The Macrocosm is an exceptional short story collection that explores some provocative ideas through a darkly imaginative lens reminiscent of Edgar Allen Poe or H.P. Lovecraft.” – ★★★★★ Literary Titan
“I loved that this novel used these dark stories to highlight the importance of self-awareness.” – ★★★★ Arganise Campbell-Nash, Goodreads
“Captivating characters and a cleverly designed, fantastical plot. A highly recommended set of shorts.” – ★★★★★ Wishing Shelf Awards
“With an engaging narrative and evocative artwork, Konn Lavery's Into the Macrocosm is an entertaining embrace of fantastical oddities and life beyond.” – ★★★★★ Lit Amri, Readers’ Favorite
Seven Sins: A Thrilling Horror Novel by Miguel Estrada
If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.
Several individuals connected through a series of unfortunate events find themselves as participants in a twisted game of trials set up by a hacker who has chosen them based on their cardinal sins.
This group of misfits will do anything in their power to survive and return any semblance of normality to their lives, even if it means destroying each other.
Seven Sins is an action-packed, thrilling horror that will have you on edge on every page. Grab it now to see who will survive the night!
The Harvest: Scary Supernatural Horror with Monsters (The Bell Witch Series Book 1) by Sara Clancy
Amid the sweet sounds of a music box, their darkest fears will haunt them…
In Black River, Tennessee, everyone knows the legend of the Bell Witch… and the alleged curse that hangs like a dark shroud over the town. To some, it is just a local tall tale. But to others, it is terrifyingly real.
For centuries, four families have been forced into the ritualistic tradition of sacrifice and terror. Every year, a member of each family stumbles upon an antique music box they need to lock before the time is up. And a horrible fate awaits them once the boxes open.
Trapped in the witch’s sadistic game, the families’ young offspring are forced to journey into the dark and twisted woods of Black River in search for the keys to their salvation. But as they search for a way to end the curse, a haunting melody echoes through the trees. And each lost soul must wonder…
Will they survive the night? Or will the Bell Witch’s bloody harvest claim more victims?
Oddly Concerning: Weird Microfiction by H. W. Taylor
Oddly Concerning is a book of sci-fi microfiction. It's a perfect book to tuck into the corners of your life for a quick hit of humor, horror, and uncanniness. These forty tales will haunt you far beyond the time spent reading them.
H. W. Taylor is the author of The Unique Miranda Trilogy, The Yangalese War duology, and the short story collections Progeny and Rupture.
Terror in the Shadows Vol. 1: Horror Short Stories Collection with Scary Ghosts, Paranormal & Supernatural Monsters by Scare Street and many other writers
The dark can be a terrible, terrible place…
A young man’s attempts at breaking parole end in a night of horror. A child realizes that his Christmas gift might be a lot more sinister than he originally thought. An editor unveils his client’s sinister plan to cleanse the world of all evil. And a woman’s walk home is accompanied by a strange presence that promises a gruesome end.
Scare Street’s authors Ron Ripley, David Longhorn, Sara Clancy, and A. I. Nasser come together to bring you some of the most horrifying short stories in a single collection. They’re here to tell tales of the terrible and the macabre in a book so unsettling it will bring chills to your very core.
So head over to your favorite chair, make yourself comfortable, and dive right in. We promise that sleep will be the last thing on your mind. Just make sure you keep the lights on. The dark can be a terrible, terrible place....
Do you have a horror read that’s free you’d recommend? Please comment below and I’ll add them to my e-reader.
Mrs. N, book addict and audiobook fanatic