Asylum stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Horror

July 20, 2018

Reads: 681

Comments: 11

Shelves: 4

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
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
A FORMER GOVERNMENT DEEP UNDERCOVER AGENT, ADDICTED TO DRUGS AND ALCOHOL, AND WHO'S MIND IS RACKED FROM PTSD AFTER BEING LOCKED DOWN FOR YEARS WHILE UNDERGOING SHOCK THERAPY IN A MAXIMUM SECURITY PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL, BELIEVES THAT ONLY WAY TO ESCAPE IS SUICIDE. Read More

Book / Fantasy

February 17, 2018

Reads: 36

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Book / Horror

February 02, 2018

Reads: 104

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This chilling novel is the first of its kind (as far as my writing is concerned) and delves into the secrets of Prison Archendale: a prison designed for the worst of the worst, where your nightmares become a reality. Literally. Read More

Tags: insane, killer, asylum

Reads: 52

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: patient, asylum

Book / Thrillers

August 16, 2017

Reads: 288

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Teddy Bear is the story of an asylum hospital out on an island in the middle of the stormy sea. Grace Collins, the warden, looks after many different patients. Most notably, Alice, a young woman with a beloved teddy. When a new inspector comes out to stir up trouble, he… Read More

Book / Horror

August 05, 2017

Reads: 85

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Gothic Horror Read More

Tags: madness, asylum

Reads: 648

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

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

Poem / Horror

June 30, 2017

Reads: 66

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A dream I had. Read More

Short Story / Horror

June 04, 2017

Reads: 120

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Book / Romance

February 13, 2017

Reads: 1101

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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

Reads: 25377

Comments: 156

Shelves: 9

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

Short Story / Thrillers

November 13, 2016

Reads: 253

Shelves: 1

The 'The Odd Ones' House

Elena Hills is traumatised Read More

Tags: trauma, asylum

Book / Action and Adventure

September 30, 2016

Reads: 193

Shelves: 2

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: 170

Comments: 1

Shelves: 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

Reads: 227

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

One man explores a long forgotten asylum and finds a new obsession. Read More

Reads: 98

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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

Reads: 533

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Emmett Walters is a 28 year old journalist looking for the perfect story to finish off his series with a bang. Looking for something unusual, he decided to stick close to home and take a look into the Oakham Hospital, which has been abandoned for nearly twenty years after a… Read More

Reads: 314

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is a short story on people who are looking for Asylum, organization around it and terror attacks in various parts of world Read More

Short Story / Thrillers

February 12, 2016

Reads: 201

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Short Story / Horror

February 02, 2016

Reads: 407

Comments: 12

Shelves: 4

The Contently Deranged Travelers House

An extraordinary boy seeks a cure for his brother's disorder Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 21, 2016

Reads: 82

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: woman, mental, asylum, 1976

Poem / Horror

November 12, 2015

Reads: 492

Comments: 17

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

It's just Bedlam ! Read More

Reads: 299

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A story about a young girl who was dumped at a sanitorium. Based on The Seaside in Waterford Connecticut and the abuse of patients that took place there. Read More

Reads: 285

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

"when I was institutionalized in the 50s, the treatment of mental illness was a shot in the dark. Because of that I write to warn others of the insidious nature of clinical psychiatry. This is my story, my struggle and my death at the hands of the psych ward." Quote… Read More
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