Saturday, November 26, 2011

The Mark of the Beast by Rudyard Kipling

The Mark of the Beast by Rudyard Kipling is a story about what happens in a time and place East of Suez where the veneer of civilization wears very thin. Strange religious ceremonies are held that turn a man into a beast much like a werewolf. A leper proves to be a formidable opponent. Can the narrator help his friend? Find out.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

The Horla by Guy de Maupassant - free vampire horror story

The Horla by Guy de Maupassant is a story about what happens when an evil creature enters a man's life and the devastation it causes. Some have called it a vampire story. You be the judge. The author's nuance's are classic.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

A Bad Year for Cinderella

If Cinderella was going to the ball, it's not any ball I want to go to. She looks like something Sam and Dean would be hunting.   with all the paranormal shows on television, things are getting darker and darker. Except for Twilight, I might add. Are the vampires still running around in daylight wearing sunglasses? Nothing more horrifying than the sight of a family of vampires sitting around drinking tofu blood.

The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe - free classic horror story

The Cask of Amontiallado by Edgar Allan Poe is one of the great short stories of all time. It is a tale of revenge taken in the most horrible of manners. In contemplating the dramatic nature of the revenge the readerr should not overlook the finer points of Poe's masterpiece.