Short story: ‘Back The Way You Came’ (Rural horror / Southern Gothic)

Back the Way you Came My cousin Erwin is one of the best people I know.  Erwin is also nuttier than a squirrel cellar. I don’t know all the details, and it’s none of my business, but Erwin never had much of a childhood.  He never talked much, and he sported shiners from time to … Continue reading Short story: ‘Back The Way You Came’ (Rural horror / Southern Gothic)

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The Wake (short story) (Gothic horror)

The Wake Phearson studied Jared O’Brien’s corpse, and he was troubled. Phearson O’Toole was no stranger to death; he’d served in the County Irregulars as a young man and seen action in various disputes and blood-feuds ever since.  But the way Old Jared’s mortal flesh lay neatly set on the dining room table . . … Continue reading The Wake (short story) (Gothic horror)