Ghost stories, books, poems, and more

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Short Story / Horror

January 13, 2020

Reads: 26

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

When Colin Doyle heard that the hotel he was staying in was haunted he took it with a pinch of salt. A lot of these places said that to drum up a bit more trade. These tales were never true, were they? Read More

Tags: ghost, spooky

Thousands of years ago was early civilization, cities filled with violence, idolatry, human sacrifice, cannibalism and war. Thousands of years ago lived the immortals, and Partheus, beholding the evil of men. Thousands of years ago arose from the Earth the ultimate revenge. Thousands of years ago came the Garkain. Read More
My only experience with what might have been a ghost. Read More
Even a hero can make a mistake... Read More
In 2030 hovercars replace cars with wheels and robots roam the countryside like human beings. Amidst the glitter and electronic atmosphere of technology is a dark criminal empire that haunts the streets. Mike, a new film maker, shares his life with his new love, Darlene in relative peace till his… Read More

Short Story / Horror

December 17, 2019

On a remote island, a German work camp enslaves it's prisoners while building a bomb of incredible power. When a villager called Snags brings his only treasure, a small box, Captain Frankl thinks nothing of taking it. Then he finds out, it's contents are much more than dust. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 15, 2019

Reads: 75

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

Gespenter: German "plural of Gespenst, a ghost or spectre." Photo (c) Matthew Ansley on Unsplash Read More

Reads: 58

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a story written for a Paranormal Romance contest, and I've got to admit this is way out of my comfort zone. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Featured Review by Joe Stuart

"Very well written, Hully. If this was out of your comfort zone, you should get out of it more often. I liked everything about this story. The di..." Read More

Reads: 83

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The People Who Don’t Exist Read More

Book / Thrillers

November 30, 2019

Reads: 123

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

When a game of hide and seek with ghosts becomes a game of survival, you must either hide or die. Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

November 21, 2019

Reads: 54

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In the grove there is a tree where Eternal Summer waits for I beneath her branches love awaits desire burns brightly in her eyes On a fine warm day, you have set upon your path, but will you make it out alive? Read More
Are you afraid of the dark? Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

November 16, 2019

Reads: 78

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A highly mysterious bus stop Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 14, 2019

Reads: 122

Comments: 1

The Free Verse House

A young man has night terrors once a year, same date, same time... Read More

Poem / Romance

November 08, 2019

Reads: 150

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

she swayed to their tune, he however stopped dancing a long time ago. Read More

Short Story / Horror

November 08, 2019

Reads: 124

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This story reminds you that true friendship still exists. True friends CAN dies for each other. Read More
After the apocalypse happens, Ziva believes she is the sole survivor of the "rotters," skeletons, and ghouls until she finds Liam, a young boy. She records in her journal as she learns more about surviving this world turned upside down, and protects young Liam. Read More
Retired teacher Maggie Walthal decides, after a short vacation, to return to teaching. She eagerly accepts a position at a parochial school thinking that she will have an easy preparation and eager, interested students. What she finds in her classroom is utter horror. Read More
I have been fortunate enough to have the odd story published. This one appeared a few months ago on the June edition of the Flame Tree Press on line newsletter. A very nice group of people at Flame Tree and they publish a mix of sci fi, fantasy and horror.… Read More

Short Story / Flash Fiction

October 30, 2019

Reads: 163

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Rajeev’s life turns upside down when he receives a call from a mysterious woman who says her name was Maaya. Who was she? Why was she calling Rajeev? Read on to find out. Read More
After their relationship is abruptly ended, a man decides to get his revenge upon his Ex, but winds up unleashing a new brand of revenge he never expected... Read More

Poem / Horror

October 22, 2019

Reads: 142

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A long horror poem about a ghost. Read More

Tags: horror, ghost, poem

“Charles I told u not to touch that box” Max said with fear in his eyes “grandpa what is it about this box that u conceal from my attention I deserve to know” charl said angrily ” sometimes you just have to listen to me” “no grandpa I demand that… Read More

Tags: ghost

Book / Horror

October 19, 2019

A great philosopher once said "The journey to the afterlife is a journey only the willing are able to take. Rose Sanchez 11 years of age lived a very happy life with both her parents Judith and Sabustian Sanchez. All was well with this trio until the morning of October… Read More

Tags: ghost

Short Story / Horror

October 18, 2019

Reads: 66

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This journal was found in the hidden basement of an old farmhouse during renovations, along with newspaper clippings and paperwork dating to at least 50 years before the journal was written. Read More
John has recently lost his wife in a car accident. It is the anniversary of her death and he is still grieving his loss. He has made her a beautiful gift and is going to go to the special place he spread her ashes to give his gift to her,… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 06, 2019

Reads: 94

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

So, I'm not really a Halloween fan, but I used to read the crap out of ghost stories (Mary Downing Hahn was my favorite) and after I saw a picture of a really creepy looking swamp (featured on cover) I knew I had to write this, and this month seemed… Read More
A ghastly car accident after a horrific argument. Cover photo credit: pixabay.com Read More
This is a story about a woman and the hell that will follow her in the glimpse of one night passing when her plan for murder is set in motion. Read More

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