Welcome to Scream Reads where 11 multi-genre authors give readers a variety of scary tales. Have a look around and hit as many button links as you like.
A relatively young vampire tries hard to live the kind of life she had before she changed not to give into the monster inside her. Sometimes the living can be monsters, and her overindulgence can be justified.
Cry Baby is the haunting tale of when two young girls meet the notorious La llorona who their mothers warned them about. Click the button and read it today.
Would Death stand to be accused? A beautiful young woman has lost everything that matters and will never let go of her bitterness. A fledgling lawyer pities her and decides to work with her in an unprecedented attempt to seek justice. Will her obsession and determination make the appropriate culprit pay for the wrongdoing? Read "A Beef with Death" for the most intangible taste of revenge.
Join J. Elizabeth Vincent for a humorous and haunting tale of what happens when a mother tries to unravel the mystery of the strange noises coming from outside her son’s bedroom window.
Young, pregnant and in love. Why not move to a big house in the country? It’s right there, waiting for you
Set in a steampunk Savannah, Georgia, Nefarious weaves a dark tale of intrigue, hidden desires, and devious intentions. Follow the undead Talcott Henderson as he tries to turn an innocent woman before the half-ling dhamphyr Samuel Quartermaine can stop him.
As a park ranger he thought he was safe, but he was marked. An evil force was live in his park. It is an evil so dark and destructive that he was not sure if he was protected or marked to be demolished. All he knew was someone was murdered by something in his woods and he needed answers now!
“No one ever said that being a reaper was an easy job. But Gertrude was also fairly certain that no one had ever mentioned pushy bosses, baby ghoul-sitting, or neighbors with man trouble, either.”
“Gargoyles have always protected their buildings. And these days, you need money for that.”
WHEN YOU”RE ON THE RAZOR’S EDGE, YOU’RE ALWAYS ONE CUT FROM CHAOS…
Nate and Leo Clark are pushing their cybernetic experiments to the next level. Using a cutting-edge neural network, the brothers interface their thoughts directly with the mind of a cybernetically-enhanced wolf. They can monitor the animal’s senses and command his actions, making the wolf an extension of their own wills.
Their latest upgrade will allow them to exchange human operators in the middle of an operation, letting them maintain continual control of the subject animal. But something goes wrong when they test the new hot-swap procedure. An unknown entity inside the neural net seizes control of Leo’s thoughts and actions. For several terrifying minutes, Leo becomes a snarling, raving animal, bent on murder and destruction.
Something is out there, lurking in the net, waiting for its chance to strike…
Ignored by adults at a funeral, a young boy is left to entertain himself while waiting for his babysitter to arrive
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