Asylum stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

August 10, 2020

Mothers and children on the road to a new life... Read More

Tags: asylum

I was prompted by Reddit to write this. The prompt was to write a story where the main character is either a sane man in an insane world or vice versa. This is my first horror story. I usually refrain from writing horror as i'm repulsed by it, but… Read More

Tags: horror, blood, gore, asylum

Where does the perception of reality fade, so that the fantasied perception can begin? And then, once in the fantasy, how does one get out … assuming one wants to? Read More

Book / Thrillers

June 23, 2019

Reads: 1725

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Everything isn't always as it seems. For Mena Cardy, that couldn't be more true. She used to think she was just an ordinary girl. She went to an ordinary school, had ordinary friends, made ordinary grades. She wasn't much of a talker, but that didn't make her much different right?… Read More

Reads: 8810

Comments: 12

Shelves: 10

The Booksie Classic House

On the outskirts of Oxford, England, there is a large manor run by an old man and his daughter. This place is known as Aetherius Manerij. Here, few people are saved from their sufferable lives and taken in for rehabilitation. These people can vary from orphaned teens to former… Read More
Delusions of a time long past in the final thoughts of the insane, what are they like? To mould together the thoughts of a killer, with those of the innocent child they once were. Read More

Short Story / Other

December 29, 2018

Reads: 249

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is my first character entry in my asylum story. Read More

Tags: asylum

Book / Fantasy

October 09, 2018

Reads: 684

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Luke suffers from schizophrenia after the death of his mother. Piper has a demon that follows her, being a constant reminder that her loneliness is spiraling her into madness and that she would have be better off if her suicide attempt hadn't failed. The two patients meet in unlikely circumstances… Read More

Short Story / Horror

September 06, 2018

Reads: 621

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

"Did you check everywhere? And I mean, 'everywhere'." Read More

Short Story / Horror

August 31, 2018

Reads: 383

Comments: 7

The BoMoWriCha Prompts House

If it sounds too good to be true, maybe it is. A short story written for a BoMoWriCha House prompt. Cover designed by Booksie member, Markie Bee Read More

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"I'm so glad I read this in the morning! Definitely not a night time read that one :) Absolutely brilliant, truly a horror story worthy of its ge..." Read More

Reads: 698

Comments: 1

The Review Chain House

Dennis Knows very little about the past. Waking up in the Moore Asylum down on Willibur Street, the 'How' and the 'Why' are a mystery. Follow Dennis week by week, as he seeks out the answers with little help from the other questionable Moore's inmates. Read More

Tags: asylum

True tales from maximum security hospital. Read More
It was like any other night until his nose scraped the ceiling of his one bedroom flat. He witnessed the slaying of his only friend. Killed by Ronny; a man so feared he remains isolated. He walks the corridor; unaware the evil lurking behind reinforced concrete can… Read More
Hey guys! Sorry, it's been a while since I posted. Well, anyway, this is a book I'm currently writing! It's about a young woman trying to defeat the seafolk of the north. Being a patient in a mental hospital, she doesn't find it very easy to do so. However,… Read More
The fog is real, Carla knows it. But why can't anyone else see it? Read More

Tags: mystery, past, asylum

Reads: 525

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: patient, asylum

Gothic Horror Read More

Tags: madness, asylum

Reads: 2637

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Andi has started her new cleaning job at Morrigan asylum a maximum security facility for the criminally insane but is the madness contagious?. Read More
David is a young successful man who suddenly develops mental issues. What happened to him? Who is on his side? Will he ever recover? Find the answers in the following story. Read More

Reads: 32929

Comments: 157

Shelves: 8

The Booksie Classic House

Kara Dennings is notoriously hated by the entire population of Nexus due to being the daughter of Cornelius Dennings, the head scientist that caused the outbreak of a deadly virus that took many lives. Sick of being labelled as ‘The Crazy Denning’s girl’ after her father sent her to an… Read More

Book / Romance

February 13, 2017

Reads: 2274

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

After being put into a mental hospital for suspicions of being insane. Aria has proven herself to be quite a handful. Every female nurse has had her fair share of trying to at least cope with Aria never mind helping her cope with her insanity. But when Dustin comes along… Read More
Elena Hills is traumatised Read More

Tags: trauma, asylum

Book / Action and Adventure

September 30, 2016

Reads: 922

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This story is one that takes place in the future. The story is about a girl gone insane in an orphanage and her evolution during her life Read More

Poem / Mystery and Crime

August 12, 2016

Reads: 560

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: woman, nurse, asylum

Sirens wailed through the cities streets, fog was left over from the recent rain that night, but it wasn't enough to snuff out the huge overpowering orange flames. The five teens stood watch in front of the once known Asylum for the Criminally Insane. What did we do? How did… Read More
One man explores a long forgotten asylum and finds a new obsession. Read More

Reads: 515

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I created this for the insane asylum contest. A person is locked up, the banging of tins weaken him, and the devil comes to his rescue. Read More
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