Gothic stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

My first Booksie novel. Dark, emotional short stories written in Silent or Spoken Language. Old stories remastered combine with new stories that will be written exclusively for this Novel Series. A bleak landscape of silence, a bleak landscape of something spoken; both creating tears. Read More
A short gothic story that will make you freak out. Read More

Tags: gothic

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The Booksie Classic House

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The Booksie Classic House

The day before Valentines, and a man meets a mysterious but beautiful girl under the light of a lamppost. The only light that is on, as the other lampposts have their light turned off. Impressing the girl, they agree to meet on Valentine's Day, under the light of the only… Read More

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"Wow! Full on with the Gothic imagery in this one, Dexter. The writing is superbly surreal... made even more so with the appearance of the cue ca..." Read More

Basically, I was bored and was trying to see if I could write the opening for a gothic story. I'm not happy with it and decided that the internet should judge me Read More
Tom Payton is a man who arrives in the town of Archer. When he finds out that it is full of vampires, he places his life in grave danger. The new horror novel by Robert Helliger. Read More
A story about a man conquering his personal demons. Read More
The apocalypse in the title refers to the original meaning in Greek, i.e. revelation, or the revealing of truth. It is a short story about a boy in a violent world of humankind who goes out into the harsh wilderness for a short stay and finds a truth he cannot… Read More

Tags: dark, fiction, gothic

created high magi by the works of the devil or a group of devils Read More
Ramón downloads an app to help him find the source of a mysterious voice that called to him one foggy night. He eventually learns that the intention of the voice's owner is different and darker than his own. First-year student, Ramón Lopez, is getting used to college life. After an… Read More

Poem / Horror

October 21, 2020

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Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

With the real horrors that surround us now, Halloween this year is perhaps an anti-climax. Still I could not resist a Gothic type piece to "celebrate" the occasion. Read More
Mallory Stein can't let the memories of her past dim. As she does so, she attempts to escape the shadows from the dark. Read More
after her life on land ends painfully, cordelia drifts back to the sea. Read More

Tags: dark, gothic, lesbian, lgbt, wlw

Short Story / Horror

September 16, 2020

Reads: 89

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Anderson Brook is a place in which vampires dwell. For John Gray, a man who is hunting the Undead, the darkness is deadlier than he ever imagined. The short story of the upcoming new vampire horror novel. Read More

Book / Thrillers

September 15, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

Set during the Civil War, “Mournful Wanderer” explores the emotional trials of Alice Bloomington, a grieving widow and mother, who attempts to contact the spirit of her dead son. In attempting to do so, she will seek out the assistance of her family doctor, a physician with questionable motivations. If… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 01, 2020

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Comments: 5

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The Booksie Classic House

A tanka. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Tags: death, gothic, whisper

New York, 1883. Anne Silverwood, a pretty eighteen year old young woman, arrives in the ominous looking 18th century Mansion, unaware of the danger that she finds herself in. When she meets Lord Rupert Graham, a mysterious looking man who makes money from diamond smuggling, Anne attempts to flee from… Read More
New York, 1972. Amanda Rain is a young woman who arrives at Portland Manor, a 18th century old place of mystery, in which her life is placed in grave danger. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 15, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

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Book / Fantasy

July 30, 2020

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Comments: 21

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The Booksie Classic House

On the outlying parts of a town at peace, savage forces of a grim curse lure deadly traps for the lost, through a vast forest of unknown where many have entered but no one has returned. The brightest hope of the local townspeople against this ominous evil is a young… Read More

Book / Fantasy

July 22, 2020

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Comments: 14

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The Historical Fantasy House

In this story there’s no hero on a quest to increase fame and heroism and simply good and evil have feeble meanings. A twist so twisted. Dark and cold, harsh and cruel, bout how one’s soul is shaped into an evil being. Read More

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The The Imaginarium House

A violent passion. A dangerous bond. A nightmare that will change everything. To Ava, love is about as real as fairytales. But it might be that fairytales, myths, and magic have some truth to them after all - as well as the monsters that lie in the shadows. Or she… Read More
ABSENCE is a mystery, in the deepest sense of the word, about marriage, about fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, and brothers and sisters; all backed into corners and at odds with each other as they struggle with their human nature, and their dependence upon the Nature of Earth. JAMES… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 30, 2020

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The story of a girl who's given up on life and decided to take her own life. In her last moments she reflects on her life and the disappointments therein. Read More
After surviving the New Orleans plague of 1853, Victor Montenegro is on a quest to find the coveted treasure of the sunken ship Ana Luisa. The Ana Luisa treasure hunt transports him and ally Ivan Ortiz into a haunted seabed, where they are confronted by the infamous Pirate Goldendeath. Will… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 20, 2020

Reads: 149

Comments: 3

The The Imaginarium House

Written for NaPoWriMo Day 20 Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Tags: gothic, task, knights, lady

A vampire lord meets with his minion and celebrates his latest victory. He now has the means to conduct a ritual which would let him be ahead of everyone else. But what he discovers is not what he expected. Read More
Claudia had nowhere to go, nowhere but that farmhouse. Maybe she should've listened to the locals. Maybe she should've questioned why no one had lasted through the Fall there since the house was built. Maybe she should've wondered why no one had lived there since the fifties. It's too late… Read More
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