Tag: STORGY Books

HOPEFUL MONSTERS EXCLUSIVE STORY: Down The River

“WE’RE STILL SLAVES, FOLKS. Our owners just removed the chains from our legs and wrapped them around our minds,” Anselmo Washington said, careful to temper his tone. A black Mississippian born and bred to the plantation, as he described himself, he stood on his steamy front porch, hat in hand, and spoke to the white

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SHALLOW CREEK Special Offer

To celebrate the upcoming release of HOPEFUL MONSTERS We are offering a whopping 60% off the paperback publication; SHALLOW CREEK  That’s 21 stories for only £4.99* *(R.R.P. £12.99. Postal charges apply) Simply click on the image below and take advantage of this limited time offer. Discount code will be applied at checkout prior to purchase. Available

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Kindle E-Reader Giveaway!

Win an ALL NEW KINDLE EREADER and Horror swag. Celebrating the launch of the anticipated horror collection SHALLOW CREEK by Storgy Books, we are giving away a new Kindle e-Reader, along with a load of swag for and true HORROR fan, including a luxurious illustrated Folio Society edition of Ray Bradbury’s horror classic SOMETHING WICKED

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KICKSTARTER: SHALLOW CREEK

Well hello, my little pineapple frittata – allow me to introduce myself…my name is Mallum Colt, proprietor of Colt’s Curiosity Corner, located smack bang in the middle of Shallow Creek. With Halloween still lingering in people’s minds, STORGY Books wants to celebrate all things eerie by publishing an anthology of dark fantasy and horror fiction

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FICTION: Memories We’ve Been Sharing by Sebastian Collier

Paulson flopped a leg lazily over the side of the bed, his large big toe swirling around on the carpet. His female companion had drifted contentedly to sleep, the sex had been exciting, both of them trying too hard. Paulson could hear the sea washing foam against the sand, the heat of the sun against

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FICTION: Limbs by Eric Van Hoose

Desiree discovered the pristine limbs after a blast at the Circle Towne Mall. She turned to Lamont, pointed at a hand resting palm up on the cloudy white tile in front of Victoria’s Secret, and said, “Look.” That night she and Lamont gathered the hand (pink fingernail polish), and also a foot (still in Lacoste

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FICTION: A Suicide Note by Vesna Main

It was a last minute booking: Mr George Smithson. Reception claimed he had called on several occasions but failed to finalise the arrangements. That was shorthand for time-wasters who rang for kicks, with no intention of proceeding. ‘The old bugger kept giving a different name,’ Myra said, ‘but I recognised the voice and checked the

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NON-FICTION: The Three House Visitors on Jeju Island by Aaron Dorman

The following is an excerpt from a memoir about teaching ESL in South Korea. Everyone had their own challenges adjusting to life on Jeju. The Korean education system includes a barrage of placement tests to determine one’s reputation. The purpose and criteria of which are not always clear. But if the ultimate significance of these tests

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FICTION: US by Benjamin Mark

7 weeks before his death. She looked at him. She looked so forlorn. He had started to leave. Don’t, she said. Don’t go. I have to, he said. A little more? Just a little more? Okay. He went back. I miss you, she said. Me too. Do you have to leave? I can stay a

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FICTION: The Man With a Face by Julia Retkova

It was his sister that taught him how to dance. Well, it was really just the step sequence. He never took it seriously, but Anna was seven and came back everyday from school with a watery voice. So they would lock the room to his door, blare music through the laptop, and dance until she’d

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