Haunting stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Horror

August 11, 2020

Reads: 37

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Prompt: "The house did not stand as a beacon on the hill..." Read More
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: 1168

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Featured Review by Rob73

"An original fantasy novel with humour. The first chapter is great; the writing is excellent." Read More

Reads: 140

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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: 100

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: 161

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: 134

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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Poem / Song Lyrics

March 18, 2020

Reads: 111

Comments: 1

The Review Chain House

Tags: haunting

Reads: 119

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: 878

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: 135

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: 151

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: 323

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

Reads: 195

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

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Book / Horror

September 24, 2019

Reads: 1790

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Three short horror stories to chill your bones. Set in old Mexico, these three tales involve not only the horror of murder and incomprehensible evil, but the terror of the unknown. Read More

Reads: 287

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

First paragraph prompt. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
When the town wants to tear down Tilly's home in an imminent domain bid for what is good for the town, Tilly stands her ground, and she does so with a toxic dose of the supernatural. Read More

Short Story / Horror

August 10, 2019

Reads: 278

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Harley is scared of people and thinks that someone is always following her. When she starts hearing hiccoughs to whom she doesn´t know the cause, she becomes even more stressed out. Read More
Going into a haunted swamp is scary enough, but it is much more so for blind young Shanda. Read More
An old house can hold many secrets and in this story the dream move to a country cottage leads to surprising discoveries. Read More
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