Haunting stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Humor

October 27, 2020

Yes, there are one too many 'ye' used. Ha! It has a way to make a good flow. Read More

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Short Story / Horror

September 16, 2020

Reads: 56

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Horror could be a mis labelling of this story, but it is firmly in the supernatural genre. Love is the most powerful thing we have as human beings. It can conquer any obstacles, endure any trial and last for eternity. What an amazing weapon. We should deploy it more often.… Read More

Book / Thrillers

September 15, 2020

Reads: 418

Comments: 12

Shelves: 5

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. Read More

Reads: 138

Comments: 3

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Cover image: Hua Ling on Unsplash. Read More

Poem / Horror

August 11, 2020

Reads: 104

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Prompt: "The house did not stand as a beacon on the hill..." Read More

Reads: 443

Shelves: 1

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The article I wrote is based on the history of horrors that had taken place on a dark road in Yorktown, Virginia. It is known to be one of the most haunted roads in the state of Virginia, also sitting where multiple battles of the "Revolutionary War" and the "American… Read More
Craig Engels is a prospective documentary filmmaker down on his luck. After looking for quick gigs anywhere he could make a buck, he strikes gold with a Psychology student called Dick Thomson, looking for someone to record psychiatric interviews. After gleaning some more details, he finds that the job will… Read More
there are many people who go out to seek encounters with the spirit world. i wonder what would happen if the spirit world sought out an encounter with us? Read More
A new poem of mine. Tried a different angle with this and I am reasonably satisfied with it. Read More

Reads: 1252

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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In the summer of 1976, when struggling student and bartender Rosie meets impossibly hot Koli, strange things start to happen. Is Rosie having a psychotic break or do demons really still walk the earth? Read More

Reads: 210

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

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i said i wouldn't write anything to do with the present pandemic situation, but this story has buzzed around my head for a while now. Each loss is always an individual tragedy, but one that humans have faced since we first emerged as a species. Not for the first time… Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 21, 2020

Reads: 151

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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True Horror Is Falling For The Wrong Person Read More
This is the prologue to my current work in progress, an as-yet untitled horror novel. Read More
I've never been scared of ghosts. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Reads: 202

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Old houses can be very atmospheric. Some feel cosy and some feel less so. When I was a young teenager I lived in a house like the one in this story. It had odd corners and strange quirks, including a dining room door that would mysteriously lock itself. The servants… Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 27, 2020

Reads: 165

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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Poem / Song Lyrics

March 18, 2020

Reads: 145

Comments: 1

The Review Chain House

Tags: haunting

Reads: 161

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An account of a spiritual visitation that was intended for another. Read More

Book / Horror

February 20, 2020

Reads: 976

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Otis Remmy is a man who loves his country, his family, and his guns. The problem is that the face of the country he loves is changing and Otis is recently divorced. There isn't much left that he cares about besides the trailer he lives in, the pickup truck he… Read More
The railway network has always been full of stories about the supernatural ever since Dickens wrote The Signal Man in 1866. Haunted trains, haunted stations and strange goings on abound in modern folklore. As so many people use the network every day it's probably not surprising that the dark corners… Read More

Short Story / Romance

January 19, 2020

Reads: 179

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 190

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

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Featured Review by Joe Stuart

"Excellent imagery, Hully. One of your best." Read More

Short Story / Horror

October 14, 2019

Reads: 360

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Hi there. A few weeks have passed while I write and unfortunately have to go out to the day job! This story however is a blast from the past for me. I wrote it and had it accepted for publication by a small publisher who unfortunately went under before it… Read More

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