Haunting stories, books, poems, and more

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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: 63

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: 147

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: 115

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

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Book / Horror

September 24, 2019

Reads: 1008

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: 182

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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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

Book / Horror

August 17, 2019

Reads: 570

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

Short Story / Horror

August 10, 2019

Reads: 147

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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Book / Horror

April 25, 2019

Reads: 2720

Comments: 1

Shelves: 6

The Booksie Classic House

Liam Bailey was a scoundrel, a thief, and a degenerate gambler. When the stakes came too high, he decided to sell the last thing he owned: his soul. When the time came due, he balked, and offered instead a new bargain. It was struck; the first girl child born… Read More

Book / Horror

April 04, 2019

Reads: 191

The CLASSIC House

A group of college friends are haunted by a childhood memory when one of their friends tragically dies falling off a swing in the park. They take it seriously when one of them kills themselves while the nursery rhyme 'ring a ring of rose' plays. Will they be able to… Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 20, 2018

Reads: 198

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is for hullabaloo22... and all who feel despair, at this time of year (December) or any other... (the cover painting is titled The Passing Storm) ***reading it over many times, I'm wondering if it sounds flippant - that sure isn't my intention. A spark of true hope, of self-worth,… Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 10, 2018

Reads: 155

Comments: 10

The Booksie Classic House

Featured Review by Jeff Bezaire

"A marvelous piece, Hully! It reads like a metaphor as much as a literal poem. A wonderful haunting quality of those times long gone, but linge..." Read More

What if your best friend, was your worst nightmare... Journey through a terrifying story about a boy named John as his past comes back to haunt him with a little help from his dead childhood friend. As John gets older he befriends a new girl who seems to remind… Read More
Parts that are repressed must go somewhere. They all form a place far away, deep within the dream lands. More often than not, the Old Garden holds the answer to many questions. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 17, 2018

Reads: 184

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An extremely short poem from the past. Read More
Written for a challenge at the BoMoWriCha House. Cover by Booksie member Fatal-Exit. https://www.booksie.com/users/fatal-exit-194111 Read More

Featured Review by Joe Stuart

"Brilliant. I love this story, Hully. This is a wonderful thing about fiction. Things can be whatever you want them to be. You don't need to be a..." Read More

Short Story / Flash Fiction

September 10, 2018

Reads: 169

Comments: 8

The Booksie Classic House

cover design: Dreaming by Jan Leornard Wollert Read More

Short Story / Horror

April 20, 2018

Reads: 388

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Holly is getting ready to leave for college but a children's book and horrible nightmares remind her of a past that she had forgotten all about. Read More

Reads: 206

Comments: 11

Shelves: 2

The Vintage Publishing House

There's a figure from my past... (A piece from my book Noir) Read More

Book / Horror

March 27, 2018

Reads: 3063

Comments: 62

Shelves: 8

The The Imaginarium House

Who needs Halloween? A spooky fun story for Easter. Cover and title: https://www.booksie.com/users/markie-bee-223538 Read More
A poem about haunting memories of the past Read More
Playfully, Mark tells Charlotte about a double hanging that happened years before in his university room. That is when their world begins to spin out of control as a sinister spectre plays an increasingly frightening game of cat and mouse with them. Read More
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