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  • Nasferas: The Begotten
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    A family flees their home planet only to crash in the hills above Riddle, Oregon. Earth's atmosphere transforms them at a genetic level and they learn that if they want to survive--they must feed. Teenagers partying at a cabin witness what they believe to be a burning airplane plummeting into the mountains. Upon inves...

  • Song, Unheard
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    ***Featured in Fright Profile*** Life has been different lately. She feels a growing sense of dread and wishes for things to be normal. His drinking is out of control. The child seems frightened and withdrawn. And then come the birds. Strange birds with such beseeching song. "Song, Unheard" is a tale of mystery...

  • The First
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    A mysterious genetic anomaly has befallen mankind. Infants across the globe are born with a third genetic marker causing a voracious appetite for human flesh. World-renowned geneticist, Dr. Alexa Mason, races to unlock the genetic code. She must reverse the mutation before society is thrust into a horrific, unyielding...

  • The Tower Where The Neon Ends
    336 43 1

    At the end of a run-down street stands an abandoned skyscraper. A pair of urban explorers, Niăo and Jonah, have decided to recon the forsaken structure. The building holds a history of disturbing rumors, but Niăo's secret may be the key to a dark truth the tower hides.

  • Take Away the Saints
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    This anthology will collect noir and hard-boiled style stories from some of Wattpad's brightest authors, as well as some up-and-comers that I think we'll be seeing a lot of in the future. This dark group will spread their stories across several different genres, showcasing the variety and power of noir. We'll take a l...

  • Snake Oil Lullabies and other ways to faint the belle: A Short Story Collection
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    Step right up and see the miraculous cure for what haunts you! The short story collection featuring a mysterious carnival ride, romantic cannibalism, a ghostly hitman, a vengeful voodoo priestess, and a new twist on a Mexican urban legend. Includes contest winners and previous anthology exclusives such as: The Marbury...

  • Let us Gather by the River
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    A family outing becomes a watershed moment when one mother's meek resignation becomes righteous anger.

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  • What Sleeps In The Dark
    250 20 4

    In a world were a fungus virus has began it's conquest of the Earth, the human survivors live every day under the threat of this new existence. Whether it is from deadly airborne Spores, survivors or the mutated creatures that once used to be human every encounter could mean death or a new story.

  • My Hungry Friend
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    From the author of Poor Things, a Wattpad featured story and #1 ranking novel in horror, comes a dark tale of love and vengeance . . . and spiders. When Mike Roberts kicks over a homeless woman's cup of change, she whispers a cryptic warning: "Mind the cracks . . ." Now the Boston he knows and loves is unraveling arou...

  • In Memoriam ✔️
    911 201 7

    Kyle Ingham, a father grieved by the death of his daughter, will do anything to speak with her again. Anita Shaw only wants to bring peace to those that cannot let go. When their paths cross their journey will bring them to a cemetery in the middle of the night, each with their own plans. *** Winner - 1st Place - Horr...

  • Bloated
    462 35 1

    A disgruntled bus driver visits his doctor complaining about his bloated stomach. As he tells his disturbing story of night-dwellers, feral women and gruesome murder; the doctor begins to suspect this isn't a usual complaint...or patient. "When did your symptoms start?"

  • The Light Shines Crooked
    16 2 1

    "Whatever it is, it happens pretty much the same every day. No matter where I go to sleep, no matter what I do to try and prevent it, I start every morning, outside, at the bottom of the hole. Some days it's deeper. Others, it's full of mud. Sometimes there's bones, but I don't know if they're people bones or anim...

  • Grotesque -A Gothic Horror Tale
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    ** Featured on @fright 's Gloom and Doom Gothic Tales.** Reality and dreams blur. The desperation of desire turns into obsession. Tainted by opium dens and nightmares, the fine line between sanity and insanity vanishes. In the melody of the violin, you lose yourself. Each note a haunting refrain.

  • Long, Dark Hallway
    87 6 1

    Joe Cowdery gets a new job as a third shift custodian at an old hospital. His nightly duties involve sweeping and mopping the hallways in the oldest part of the building, including a very eerie long, dark hallway in the basement. The hallway that leads to the former morgue. Night after night, he hears strange noises...

  • The Death Trader
    216 24 1

    With the help of a mysterious man, a young boy finds he can blur the line between life and death.

  • The Client
    874 106 16

    Jack Price, a small-town public defender living in Coles Creek, Mississippi, gets more than he bargains for when he's appointed to represent Lester Crowe, a mysterious drifter charged with the murder of local high school girl Amanda Dunbar. Jack soon finds out Lester Crowe is no ordinary client; he just might be the...

  • What Lies Beneath the Mountain
    314 31 4

    In a small town at the base of the Smokey Mountains, strange disappearances are as common as rainfall. Some say it's Indians who venture out from a reservation in the foothills of the mountain and scalp their victims in their sleep. Others say it's a family of trappers and moonshiners who steal children to pay off t...

  • Suitable Distance
    62 11 1

    On the last night of his trip, Mitch finally has the energy to enjoy his time away from home. He's going to need it.

  • What's Done in the Dark
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    GOLD WINNER 2016 FRIGHT FEST! What's done in the dark will come to light ... Those words are engraved on the door and offer the only clue as to why I'm trapped in this windowless room with ... a chair. The old dining chair and the overwhelming sense of someone watching begins my unsettling journey to discover who's re...

  • Old Meg
    171 29 1

    Charlie doesn't remember how he got to Dr. Meg Goldman's office or why she's asking about the voices he hears in his head. But he's about to find out.

  • Fresh Cut Grass
    147 18 1

    Jonica came to New York for a fresh start, and that's just what she's getting.

  • Ché Boulevard
    55 11 1

    Good food, friends, and a fun time are most certainly not awaiting Trevor at Ché Boulevard.

  • The Deal
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    (The Deal was optioned by TNT!) The mysterious Lee Cutter and his Carnival of Wonders hold a secret darker than any of the citizens of 1930's Junction City, Kansas can imagine. When Mr. Cutter shows up to town early one morning promising an end to the dust storms that have decimated the town's crops and stricken many...

  • Haniver Island
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    After years of absence, a young woman returns to her island home, revisiting demons she thought forgotten. This story was originally written for "Dark Dreams" an anthology by @tenebris_somnia. After been expanded to enter TNT's horror contest, it made the top 35. 😄

  • The Radar Man
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    In Raleigh, NC, the children have a legend about a dangerous kidnapper known as The Radar Man. They don't know it yet, but Raleigh isn't his first stop...or his last.

  • 4 John Does
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    Four John Does are found in an alleyway, holding a host of artifacts. Taken to Pinemont Psychiatric Facility for treatment, they cannot recall anything about their pasts. Between them runs a strong feeling that they are misplaced in time. As the medications are reduced, the patients begin to remember their names, as w...

  • Birthright
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    The Cartwright clan has worked the farm for almost a century. On the surface, they are prosperous pillars of the community. But once a generation, a wicked harvest must be reaped, to ensure that the family never falls. The appointed time for Joshua Cartwright's offspring approaches. He has to remind himself that we al...