True Love

By Misty Chikan. Chapter 1 The sleek black Harley hugs the turns on the busy streets. The figure clad in black leather with a black helmet and darkened visor is determined upon reaching her destination. Grateful for leaving work early, a sinister smile covers her face as she remembers calling the strawberry blonde informing her to be ready. A few more miles and she ease the bike into the driveway. Parking it, she takes long strides to the front door.

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The Bride

By Max Swan (Horrorotica) “I have chores to attend,” Jason said as he pulls his shirt on. “Right now, I’m going to mow the lawn. Which might sound crazy to you, but I’ve been looking forward to it. Stan loaned me his mower. Maybe then I’ll see about planting a garden, with a couple of good summer months left.” He stops at the door and turns back with a leer. “Or maybe I’ll drop in to finish what I started.

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This Is Our Life!

By Max Swan (Horrorotica). Redhead Kay Boyle glances in the mirror as she brushes out her long, wavy hair. She’s hoping to see an answering look from Alex, her husband. The man is engrossed in his laptop checking the latest stock reports. Kay knows better than to interrupt Alex when he’s deliberating over his investments. He always takes this little interval before bedtime to work on his stocks and bonds. She doesn’t dare complain. Alex has made a significant profit

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Account Overdue

By M. Hunt Chapter 1 Three hundred and fifty five dollars! Hardly a princely sum in a nation as rich as the U.S. Yet men have been killed, in fact, will be killed, for much less than that. Mothers have sold their flesh and blood for fewer dollars. Children have turned their parents in as criminals for a fraction of that much money. Soldiers and diplomats have even betrayed their nation’s secrets for less. All these less-than-reassuring notions had filled

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The Intruder

By Gowan Bush Chapter 1 The heavy snowfall obscured the rays or the rising sun and muffled the wailing siren at the state prison. The sudden storm had knocked down the power lines and made all roads impassable. County workers had no way of reaching, let alone driving, their plows and cinder trucks, for the snow were now more than three feet deep and drifting across the roads and into the valley. The driving wind also quickly obliterated the footprints

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The Accountant

By Max Swan (Horrorotica) Chapter 1 Bryan Jones meets Shayna in a bar near a hotel to find the mysterious woman sitting in a booth drinking a Manhattan. The woman’s called Shayna, a thirty-something blonde with a curvy figure and big breasts. What strikes Bryan is she is wearing a dark trench coat and sunglasses, even in the dimly lit bar. There’s a manila envelope under a black gloved hand. He knows she’s the woman he’s supposed to meet because

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The Hobbler 3: The Kentucky Derby.

Sheela B. Sarah rides along a track designed with medium jumps and where the horse can get into a gallop too. She approaches the corner furthest from the buildings on The Ponderosa and sees a tall figure leaning against a jump smoking a cigarette. A black SUV is parked on the roadside a hundred feet away, and it’s obvious the man has jumped the fence. She slows Lord Tomlin, a black thoroughbred, to a canter and gasps as she recognizes

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Animal Orgy

By Moe Lester It was early one Sunday evening that Evan received the anonymous telephone call. It was a woman’s voice, there was no doubt about that. An elderly woman–sixtyish, Evan figured. Dry, rather prissy. Old-maidish, but authoritative at the same time. “You don’t have to know my name, Dr. Morrison,” the woman said crisply. “My identity is not important. What is important is the ugly, vicious act of perversion that your wife–” Evan’s temper flared like an ignited powder

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Swamp Pig

Moe Lester Kylie has heard the stories of the feral pigs in the local swamp for most of her life and like the other folk in town had paid little attention to the tales. As a youngster, she had used the fringes of the swamp as a playground and now at twenty-one, she often camps in the swamp for days on end to paint and photograph the abundant wildlife. Sure, she has seen the disturbs ground makes by wild pigs

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