Quarter to Midnight: Fifteen Horror Short Stories by Darcy Coates

If you like horror stories, check out Darcy Coates' collection! I started reading one story a day about two weeks and they were good enough to give me the creeps! Other lovely short stories with a horror twinge can be seen in the Stephen King part of my library: Full Dark, No Stars (Stephen King … Continue reading Quarter to Midnight: Fifteen Horror Short Stories by Darcy Coates


Stephen King – I know what you want * Night shift

From the Night Shift comes another wonderful creepy story about a couple in love. Well, when they met they weren't a couple. And when they broke up, they had a story to tell to raise the hair up on your arms. I know what you need. Like the voice of a submarine captain tolling off … Continue reading Stephen King – I know what you want * Night shift

Bluebeard’s Egg * Margaret Atwood

This was my first time reading a short story collection by Margaret Atwood and after the phenomenal 20'th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill, I was surprised by the very natural - almost memoir-type of writing some of the stories. "When my mother was very small, someone gave her a basket of baby chicks for Easter. … Continue reading Bluebeard’s Egg * Margaret Atwood

20th Century Ghosts * Joe Hill

It's been a while. Ever since I read the Full Dark, No Stars stories compilation by Stephen King and the Obsession anthology that I felt chills running down my spine with each story told. I could not handle more than one story a day, read in the dwindling sunlight on my phone (yes, I got … Continue reading 20th Century Ghosts * Joe Hill

Mermaids and other mysteries of the deep * Paula Guran

The sea is full of mysteries and rivers shelter the unknown. Dating back to ancient Assyria, folkloric tales of mermaids, sirens, rusalki, nymphs, selkies, and other seafolk are found in many cultures, including those of Europe, Africa, the Near East and Asia. Dangerous or benevolent, seductive or sinister - modern masters of fantasy continue to … Continue reading Mermaids and other mysteries of the deep * Paula Guran

Everything’s eventual * Stephen King

A wonderfully diverse volume of compelling stories showing the richness, depth and variety of Stephen King's highly-acclaimed storytelling. The collection will include enthralling masterpieces such as LT's THEORY OF PETS, IN THE DEATHROOM and 1408; classic tales of supernatural and psychological terror and tales of everyday life with unexpected and brilliant twists such as AUTOPSY … Continue reading Everything’s eventual * Stephen King

Full Dark, No Stars (Stephen King Anthology)

Is it possible to fully know anyone? Even those we love the most? What tips someone over the edge to commit a crime? For a Nebraska farmer, the turning point comes when his wife threatens to sell off the family homestead. A cozy mystery writer plots a savage revenge after a brutal encounter with a … Continue reading Full Dark, No Stars (Stephen King Anthology)