Mad Love – Blair Frison

      He lay in wait like a spider.  Thick, clinging darkness enveloped him as he listened for the sound of her car pulling in the driveway.  He hadn’t moved from the couch in hours.  He was patient, impossibly patient.  He knew patience was key.  He couldn’t rush these things.  Everything had to be planned down to the smallest detail, or he’d end up … Continue reading Mad Love – Blair Frison

Popcorn – Wayne Summers

  “How long’s it been there?” asked Shirley, her flabby arms akimbo. Tina, seventeen, scrawny and wearing too much eye make-up, was jabbing at the dead creature with a broom handle. Her face was contorted in disgust. “Well how am I supposed to know?” “You’re supposed to know because you’re supposed to clean that popcorn machine every night,” said Shirley, her brow heavy over eyes … Continue reading Popcorn – Wayne Summers

Book of Horrors – Babel Frequency

Babel Frequency – David Wright It was as if a giant magnet had passed across the earth and erased the collective hard-drive of humanity. The woman woke from fitful sleep, her hair drenched with sweat, the visions of the dream world still fresh in her consciousness.This was the most important time. Only in sleep could she remember the past.  Only in the dream world did … Continue reading Book of Horrors – Babel Frequency

Book of Horrors – More Plastic Wrap

  More Plastic Wrap – Florence Ann Marlowe The gloom descended on him the moment his sneaker touched the broken walk leading to his mother’s house.  It was as if a cloud had taken up permanent residence over the green tiled house.  Michael looked up at the grimy windows and they stared back with baleful black eyes. “The beast” as Michael liked to call it, … Continue reading Book of Horrors – More Plastic Wrap

Caught In The Act by Brian J. Smith

  Deadman’s Tome is home to Book of Horrors, a horror anthology loaded with terrifying horror short stories that’ll chill you to the bone! DISCLAIMER: Deadman’s Tome is a dark and gritty horror zine that publishes content not suitable for children. The horror zine proudly supports the freedom of dark creative works and stands against censorship. Hardly any subject matter is too taboo for this … Continue reading Caught In The Act by Brian J. Smith