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Book / Fantasy

January 16, 2020

Reads: 85

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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

Book / Fantasy

January 05, 2020

Reads: 1343

Comments: 21

Shelves: 3

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

Short Story / Fantasy

December 29, 2019

Reads: 49

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a Poem Story that deals with an event that hits close to home. Read More

Reads: 86

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A long short horror story about a female vampire. Read More

Reads: 247

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A detective goes back home for a little crypto investigation fun but finds himself in the middle of a horror he will be lucky to survive. (ADULT LANGUAGE and VIOLENCE.) This was my first attempt at horror short story writing nearly ten years back. It isn’t the best but it… Read More

Reads: 883

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Ohio, 1971. Katherine Gate is a ten year old girl who lives in an old house. When a series of murders happen in the old well, a darkness consumes her. The new horror novel by Robert Helliger, author of Gloom, The Dorm, and The Spellcaster. Read More
Wisconsin, 1972. Maddie Frank is a teenager who has moved from city to city due to her parents' jobs. As she struggles to define herself, she doesn't fit in with school. As a consequence, she is forced to deal with the idea that vampires are attacking everyone at night. The… Read More

Reads: 51

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A little girl's vacation is ruined when she meets Death. Recommended for ages 13 and up for intense subject matter involving a child. Cover by William Blake. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 30, 2019

Reads: 71

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: Dimitar Donovski on Unsplash. Read More
The town of Ostrow, three miles from Ohio, has been taken over by vampires. Tom Graham, a writer, has come to the town to get away from his past. But, as he spends the year there, he knows that the Undead are waiting for him in the darkness. The sequel… Read More

Reads: 529

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

The town of Ostrow, three miles from Ohio, is a quiet place where ordinary people work, live, and raise their families. When Roy Chamberlain, a former football player arrives there, for a vacation as Halloween arrives, he is drawn into a nightmare of horror that he can't get away from. Read More
Madison Carson is a three hundred year old vampire in Ohio. When Mike Pierson, a hunter, arrives at the cemetery looking for the Undead who are in their black coffins, he comes prepared with his stake, and hammer, as well as garlic, to battle the vampire, as the temperature decreases… Read More

Short Story / Horror

September 24, 2019

Reads: 115

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Dorrigan is a short gothic horror story of Elizabeth Candle, a woman who come back home to find out that the place of her birth has changed forever. It is inspired by Stephen King, Richard Matheson, Daphne DuMaurier, and Shirley Jackson. Read More

Poem / Romance

September 24, 2019

Reads: 121

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Nights speak of the dark and endings, the morning of light and beginnings. Unfortunately my mornings these days are more likely to be filled with the activities of work and life and my moments to ponder are left to those strange times when I wake at ungodly hours and let… Read More

Short Story / Horror

September 18, 2019

Reads: 105

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

No one wants to go to the Ohio Cemetery at night, unless they meet three hundred year old vampire Madeline Carson. When Mike Anderson arrives at Midnight, he finds out that the Undead still roam the cemetery. The eleventh sequel to "Feed". Read More

Reads: 131

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Moore House In South Carolina is a four hundred year old Mansion. When Parker Gordon arrives to get rid of the ghosts there, he struggles to with his sanity. Read More

Short Story / Horror

September 14, 2019

Reads: 113

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Madeline Carson is a three hundred year old vampire in Ohio. When Mark Anderson spends a night there on Friday the 13th, he gets more than he bargained for in the darkness. The tenth sequel to "Feed". Read More
Madeline Carson isn't the only vampire in Ohio. When James Franklin explores the cemetery, he attempts to get rid of the vampires once and for all. The ninth sequel to "Feed". Read More

Short Story / Horror

August 30, 2019

Reads: 113

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The Ohio Cemetery isn't the kind of place where vampires dwell in the darkness. Unless visitors see Madeline Carson's rotten grave. When Frank Moore enters the cemetery, he meets the daughter of most famous vampire in the city. The eighth sequel to "Feed". Read More

Short Story / Horror

August 28, 2019

Reads: 187

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Madeline Carson is a vampire who lives in the Ohio cemetery. When Tom Sheppard, a lonely teenager, heads inside, he meets the vampire who needs to feed on his blood to survive in the Ohio darkness. The seventh sequel to "Feed". Read More

Reads: 7553

Comments: 72

Shelves: 18

The The Imaginarium House

Short Story / Horror

August 26, 2019

Reads: 122

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Madeline Carson is a three hundred year old vampire in Ohio. When Stacey Weeks and her friends arrives at the old cemetery, they become victims of the vampire. The sixth sequel to "Feed". Read More
Madeline Carson is a three hundred year old vampire who feeds on human blood. When Travis Lowell arrives at the old cemetery to debunk any horror stories of vampires, he finds out the hard way that the Undead are really alive in the city. The fifth sequel to "Feed". Read More

Short Story / Horror

August 22, 2019

Reads: 124

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Madeline Carson is a vampire in Ohio. When several party goers go to the old cemetery, they attempt to flee from the vampire. The fourth sequel to "Feed". Read More

Short Story / Horror

August 18, 2019

Reads: 127

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Madeline Carson is a vampire in Ohio. When Taylor Kane and his girlfriend, Melanie Payton, spend the night in the cemetery, they meet the vampire who needs to feed on human blood. The third sequel to "Feed". Read More
Madeline Carson is a vampire in Ohio. When Tom Cartwright finds her grave in the ancient cemetery, he meets her, and he fears for his life. The second horror short story sequel to "Feed", and "Feed 2". Read More

Reads: 8153

Comments: 13

Shelves: 6

The Booksie Classic House

Five Star Amazon (UK) Review by author, blogger and reviewer Philip Ide: "Beyond Falcon's Reach by Jay Northearn, is a mish-mash of high fantasy, gothic-horror, steampunk and electropunk, with a dash of semi-intelligent machine-learning AI's thrown-in to boot. Yet for all of this, the world Northearn has created is homogenous and… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 13, 2019

Reads: 96

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A night spent tossing and turning with bad dreams (maybe something I ate?) and I penned the first few stanzas of this metaphorical/allegorical homage to depression and despair, which I finished over the next couple of days. Read More
Down on her luck, Heather discovers the strangest place. She seeks to understand it... Read More

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