Gothic stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Fantasy

July 30, 2020

Reads: 1918

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

Book / Fantasy

July 22, 2020

Reads: 581

Comments: 8

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

Reads: 9650

Comments: 77

Shelves: 20

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

Reads: 70

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: 92

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

Short Story / Romance

January 19, 2020

Reads: 136

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My attempt at writing a Gothic romance. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

December 29, 2019

Reads: 109

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: 221

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 1612

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: 107

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: 129

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: 882

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: 188

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: 197

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: 162

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: 192

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: 189

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: 178

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: 277

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

Short Story / Horror

August 26, 2019

Reads: 204

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
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