Horror & Dark Fantasy

Building a Better Monster
Building a Better Monster

If enough people believe in something, can that belief make it real? Explore the creation of mankind’s newest monster, the Chupacabra, in this mesmerizing tale of the creature’s origins. The story begins with the earliest reported sightings of the Chupacabra in the American Southwest in mid 1990s, then weaves its trail of blood-sucking destruction  into the folktales of Mexico and Puerto Rico. Part vampire, part animal, part alien, the Chupacabra is blamed for the slaughter of countless animals—and humans—throughout the region. Continue reading

Curiously Twisted Tales

Curiously Twisted Tales is a masterful collection of short stories from the devious imagination of horror writer P.S. Gifford. If you are not familiar with Gifford’s previously published works, this book will serve as a deliciously wicked sampler of some of his most fiendish tales—both old and new. From cutthroat garden competitions to honeymoons from hell to wanna-be writers who are willing to do almost anything to get published, each story delves into the dark side of humanity with wit, charm, and a delectable dose of depravity. Continue reading

The Dark Gods of Alter Tulleria
Dark Gods of Alter Telluria

Pittsburgh astrophysics professor Milo Stanford finally had it good for a change. A one-year sabbatical to teach in London, and a beautiful new girlfriend. No worries to speak of… until the day he lost it all. Caught outside in a freak thunderstorm, Milo is struck by lightning and wakes up on the parallel world of Alter Telluria. Continue reading

Dr. Offig's Lessons from the Dark Side by P.S. Gifford
Dr. Offig’s Lessons from the Dark Side

Some people are optimists and some people are pessimists, but Dr. Offig is a “gruesome-ist!” Visit him in his cluttered and curious office and he will surely tell you one of the wonderfully creepy stories he is famous for—the kind that makes your eyes bug out in disbelief, your skin shiver and crawl, and once in a while they might—just might I say—even make you laugh out loud. Continue reading

Fourteen Days cover artwork
Fourteen Days

Workaholic developer Richard Gardener is laid up at home for two week’s mandatory leave—doctor’s orders. No stress. No computers. Just fourteen days of complete rest. Bliss for most, but hell for Richard in more ways than one. There’s a darkness that lives inside Richard’s home; a presence he never knew existed because he was seldom there alone. Continue reading

In the Autumn of the Unfortunates cover artwork
In the Autumn of the Unfortunates

Experience a new twist in the tale of Jack the Ripper, as seen through the eyes of renowned artist Walter Sickert. Though Sickert was not a suspect in the crimes during that time period, in modern times he has been identified as a person of interest. Set fifteen years after the original murders, this story begins when Sickert’s apprentice, Robert Wood, is accused of murdering a prostitute in Camden Town and comes to Sickert for help. Continue reading

Revenge
Revenge

When Marcus Glenfield committed suicide, he took his place among the Legions of Hell as the Demon of Regret. When he learns that the Prince of Wickedness, Belial, is planning to take his former fiancé, Brenda, as his consort, Marcus’s newfound belief in a second chance is quickly shattered in a fit of all too human rage. Continue reading

The Curious Case of the Tuscan Plague Doctor

After antiques dealer Zolena Gillette purchases a blind-box of antiques at an estate auction, Zolena discovers she has acquired a valuable piece of dark history: an authentic plague doctor’s mask from 15th century Italy. While searching to find a buyer for the macabre artifact, however, she quickly discovers that the mask is haunted by the tormented spirit of a medieval plague doctor. Continue reading

To Suffer A Witch: The Blackthorne Chronicles Book 1
To Suffer a Witch: The Blackthorne Chronicles 1

Salem, Massachusetts—1692. A plague of witches and dark magic has descended upon the village of Salem. When a court of Oyer and terminer is called by the governor to bring the guilty to trial, attorney Jacob Blackthorne and the Reverend Cotton Mather are tasked with finding the reasons behind all of this evil. The trouble is, Jacob Blackthorne already knows the answer. Continue reading