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Creepy Freebies - Two Short Story Collections Free Today!

Friday, 11 October 2013

All through October, Milo James Fowler and a whole zombie invasion of other fine writers have been making creepy stories available for free as part of Milo's Creepy Freebies gig.

Today it's my turn (along with Roland Yeomans, Christine Rains and Cate Gardner), and I'm making not one, not three, but two short story collections available free for today only. Grab them while you can!

Witching Hour
- three short stories -

The Standing Stones of Erelong
Elian returns to the valley she was born in, the valley where all her family were slaughtered by the Marauders. Now only a circle of standing stones remains to mark the place. But the stones harbour a secret, a secret only she can uncover...

A Sorcerous Mist
Captain Quirk's boat Sheerwater is becalmed - held in port by a thick fog. He requests the help of a powerful witch to lift the mists. But the witch's help comes at a price, a price that will bring Quirk into conflict with the powerful Druidh...

Slieau Whallian
Ginny Kerruish watches as an old woman is rolled down a hill in a spiked barrel to test whether she is a witch. The old woman cannot survive the ordeal. But Ginny is secretly relieved, because only the old woman knows Ginny's dark secret. She, too, has the Sight, and if others find out, she will be next to be tested...

Available free for all ebook readers today (October 11th, 2013) with this coupon code from Smashwords: BV66U

Faces in the Shadows
- three short stories -

Her Long Hair Shining
Smith spends his days wandering the backstreets of the city looking for lost souls to rescue. He is accompanied by Tom, the ghost of a young boy. When they catch a glimpse of a ghost in a deserted mill they know they've found another trapped spirit in need of help. Now they have to work out what is keeping the ghost tied to the physical realm.

And then there is the question of why Tom has remained there as well...

The Wind Singing in the Wires
Every day, before her son comes home from school, Pamela McBride walks past an abandoned telephone junction box lost in the undergrowth. For some time she has been hearing the buzz of voices coming from it. One day, on an impulse, she stops to listen. What she finds changes everything...

Her Pale Smile
Two years ago, Daniel died of a heart-attack. Now he has two problems. One is the traditional unfinished business tying him to the mortal realm. The other is the embarassing fact that he died while riding a ghost train. Because now, however much he wails and moans, no one will take him at all seriously...

Available free for all ebook readers today (October 11th, 2013) with this coupon code from Smashwords: AJ23G

Enjoy! Likes, reviews and ratings always welcome...


I'd love to know what you think.