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Don't Fall Asleep

By Blood Bound Books

In search of a SPINE-CHILLING podcast to keep you up at night? Then tune that dial to "Don't Fall Asleep"! In each episode, we'll hear short horror stories from the popular subreddit NoSleep, and maybe even some tales from published authors. From mysterious disappearances to haunted houses, our podcast will take you on a journey through the MACABREthat will leave you on the edge of your seat! So what are you waiting for? Don't fall asleep just yet - join us on our journey through the dark and twisted world of horror.

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We found some Japanese wishing dolls. There's something strange about one of them.

Don't Fall AsleepApr 29, 2023

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We found some Japanese wishing dolls. There's something strange about one of them.
Apr 29, 202327:44
My House is Filling with Water...AND I CAN'T GET OUT

My House is Filling with Water...AND I CAN'T GET OUT

“Nadia goes and opens the door. The darkness is thick like tar. Her fingers search for the switch. Click! The dusty staircase appears. But only the three top steps, because the rest is under water...” "Drip-Drip-Drip" appears in Nick Clausen's short story anthology "Chills and Creeps Vol. 1". Check it out here: shorturl.at/mqLNU Also, if you liked the combination of my narration and Nick's storytelling, check out our latest audiobook series here: shorturl.at/isDMT . It's a zombie apocalypse story following a diverse cast of characters set just before the outbreak in Denmark!

Apr 23, 202342:46
I was born and raised in a cult... when I escaped, I learned that their beliefs were real

I was born and raised in a cult... when I escaped, I learned that their beliefs were real

"'Now, open their hearts! Open their true love for our children, my brothers! Look into your mothers, children! They bless you with True Love!' the elder screamed into the microphone." "I was born and raised in a cult. When I escaped, I learned that their beliefs were real." was written by Adomanzius. You can find the story here: shorturl.at/iJM89 Leave some love! Adomanzius has many other spine chilling tales available to read for free here: https://www.reddit.com/user/Adomanzius/ Check them out!​

Apr 21, 202326:08
We Don't Go Into the Trees of GRAVES STAND

We Don't Go Into the Trees of GRAVES STAND

"Soon as that door came open, I knew something was off – we both did. You could feel it in the air, like you can feel when a powerful storm is coming. But it was different. Wrong. Felt like we shouldn’t be there.” "We Don't Go Into the Trees at Graves Stand" was written by DarkNightTales. You can find the story here: shorturl.at/doEGK Leave some love! DarkNightTales also has an excellent YouTube channel with narrations and more! Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/@DarkNightTales

Apr 08, 202328:31
If Missing Livestock Returns... KILL IT

If Missing Livestock Returns... KILL IT

"All color drained from my face as I was greeted with the sight of the eight foot tall beast standing before me on its hind legs. Twenty Nines head was cocked sideways with one eye focused on me. Its pupil seemed to grow and shrink rapidly as it scanned over my entire body. Its lower jaw slowly moved up and down as it began to vocalize again. " "If Missing Livestock Returns, Kill It Immediately" was written by CatfishBlockparty. Find more from them here: shorturl.at/bhyEX "I live with my grandma. She's started acting... odd." and, "Someone keeps depositing money into my account. It was fun… until they started asking me to do things." were written by Blair Daniels. You can find a subreddit dedicated to her writing here: https://www.reddit.com/r/blairdaniels/ Additionally, she has released some books! Check them out here: www.amazon.com/author/scaryblair

Mar 31, 202334:22
No Oxygen in Room When Light is On

No Oxygen in Room When Light is On

"I was choking. The fetid air that I dragged into my lungs felt like fire. Fighting down the urge to cough I placed the penultimate block on my precarious stack, praying to a God I didn't believe in that it wouldn't fall. Another sign was glowing above me 'NO OXYGEN IN ROOM WHEN LIGHT IS ON'." "No Oxygen in Room When Light is On", was written by happycatsforasadgirl, and can be found here: shorturl.at/krvP1

Mar 31, 202311:28
Snapper the Fish

Snapper the Fish

“'Don’t you worry, Snapper,' she whispers and wipes her nose. Her face is expressionless. “Now I know how we’ll get you something to eat ...” "Snapper the Fish" appears in Nick Clausen's short story anthology "Chills and Creeps Vol. 1". Check it out here: shorturl.at/mqLNU Also, if you liked the combination of my narration and Nick's storytelling, check out our latest audiobook series here: shorturl.at/isDMT . It's a zombie apocalypse story following a diverse cast of characters set just before the outbreak in Denmark!

Mar 31, 202343:42
An Appalachian Horror DOUBLE FEATURE!

An Appalachian Horror DOUBLE FEATURE!

"Hovering about fifty feet above me was the Owl Man. With a wingspan of over twelve feet, far larger than any of the Great Horned Owls that inhabited the mountains, he blocked out most of the moon. His head was that of an owl, his body human-like, although covered with dark feathers, with sharp talons that reflected the moonlight. As he looked down on me with two large orange eyes, I turned over, convinced I was having a nightmare."  

"When I was 5, I met the Witch of Blackberry Hollow" 

and 

"In the Mountains of Appalachia"  

are both written by VisualSun9225. You can find both of these stories and MORE on their Reddit page, here: https://www.reddit.com/user/VisualSun9225/Check it out!

Mar 11, 202332:06
Gateway to Oblivion
Mar 04, 202339:54
Her. House.
Feb 25, 202319:53
Since My Girlfriend Died, I've Been Getting a Lot of Attention

Since My Girlfriend Died, I've Been Getting a Lot of Attention

"As he lost himself in the memory of that day, a movement caught his eye.

In the picture, the street performer was staring at him.

“No.” He could barely force the word out.

...

His girlfriend’s head, always facing away from him, turned.

She stared at him."



"Attention" appears in this anthology, edited by Eric Guignard: https://tinyurl.com/bdheruc6


Michael James on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MikeJamesAuthor


Author's linktree:  https://linktr.ee/mikejamesauthor

Feb 18, 202317:11
The Old Woman in the Corner Stole my Family

The Old Woman in the Corner Stole my Family

"As the headlights shined in her eyes, she had no reaction. She didn't blink or turn her gaze. She just stood there. My wife hits the brakes, and we both stare at this woman. We don't say a word to one another as we focus on this strange woman..." 

 Link to "I still don't know where this woman in my driveway came from": shorturl.at/agpsx 

 Link to "In all my years as an officer, I've never seen anything like this" : shorturl.at/ev389 

 More from HoboJoeFour, the author: shorturl.at/nwW49

Feb 11, 202324:08
The Apartment

The Apartment

"It was just like in the movie scenes of young people viewing apartments in the city. The tiny space seemed large to us, those floors a marvel. The fireplace could not be used but would add atmosphere. The window looked out on horrors but brought in buckets of cheerful light.

This is someone else’s dream, I thought."

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The author: Christ Nogle https://twitter.com/christinogle?lang=en

Feb 04, 202315:10
I’ve been squatting in a condemned high rise These are the rules I follow to stay safe

I’ve been squatting in a condemned high rise These are the rules I follow to stay safe

"You can’t just go strolling around Annedale, certainly not at night. It’s dangerous. For one thing, it attracts a constant rotation of the deeply unwell who are likely to attack on sight, if you’re lucky. They usually turn up in the halls come morning, although sometimes it’s just bits of them that I come across. Strips of skin floating on the brackish water that floods the basement stairwell, or bloodied fingernails embedded in the ceiling plaster. Weirdest one was a single tooth in a lightbulb, bloody gum still attached to the root, the glass all around it somehow intact..."  


Link to story: shorturl.at/cxMW7  

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More from Christian Wallis, thr author: shorturl.at/hLOQ8

Jan 28, 202350:02
An Unsettling Encounter at a 24 Hour Gas Station
Jan 21, 202318:20
One of My Patients is Missing His Skeleton
Jan 14, 202320:27
We got a Call to Investigate a "Vacant" House...

We got a Call to Investigate a "Vacant" House...

"The McCullen House stands three miles outside of our humble town. The four-bedroom white farmhouse home was built by Hiram McCullen in 1929, shortly after he was elected as county judge. At one time, it was the cultural hub of local politics..."  

"We Got a Call to Investigate a Vacant House" was written by Rehayahem  

Author’s page: https://www.reddit.com/user/Rehayahem---- 

Story: shorturl.at/GHJNY

Jan 09, 202320:35
Never Go Into Whiterock Ravine After Dark

Never Go Into Whiterock Ravine After Dark

"It was at this moment something across the ravine caught my eye. A bright red light glared between the trees, emanating from the clearing across from us. A circle of fire had been lit on the hillside. A perfect circle of at least 6 foot tall flames"  

"Never Go Into Whiterock Ravine After Dark" was written by Rylee Maleski  

Author’s page: https://www.reddit.com/user/Only_Halfway_Gay---- 

Story: https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/sc6g0p/never_go_into_whiterock_ravine_after_dark/

Jan 06, 202325:18
I Worked at a Haunted Hotel and These Are My Terrifying Stories

I Worked at a Haunted Hotel and These Are My Terrifying Stories

"The final straw, however, was when the apparitions started appearing (I don’t count the shadow man on floors 2 and 4...)"  


Author’s page: https://www.reddit.com/user/eggplant_nextdoor
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Story: https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/xl5lpi/i_used_to_work_at_a_haunted_hotel/   


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Dec 13, 202226:19
I'm a Security Guard...I Must Destroy This Possessed Object
Nov 28, 202226:46
CHILLING STORIES 🍃 🍂 🍁For a Cold and Spooky Night

CHILLING STORIES 🍃 🍂 🍁For a Cold and Spooky Night

"I didn't do a thing to Sam-- Sam nearly killed ME! .....didn't she?"  

00:00 My Cat Came Home...
30:10 I Found a Creepy...
47:12 Closing  

"My Cat Came Home Covered in Blood Yesterday, and it's Led to a Terrifying Discovery",  and "I Found a Creepy Photo AlbumThat Belongs to My Wife but She Denies Ever Seeing It", written by Nodus Obscurity.
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My Cat Came Home...: https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/t0er3u/my_cat_came_home_covered_in_blood_yesterday_and/
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I Found a Creepy...: https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/xj2mt7/i_found_a_creepy_photo_album_that_belongs_to_my/
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Written by: https://www.reddit.com/user/An_Obscurity_Nodus/

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Nov 21, 202247:57
I'm a Security Guard... the Merchandise Moves at Night

I'm a Security Guard... the Merchandise Moves at Night

CREEPYPASTA STORY BY MICHAEL KELSO  (part 1 of 2)

"I approached my counter and there it was, on top of the counter, pretty as you please, staring at me.  

It was all I could do not to scream."
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"I'm a security guard for hire...", written by Michael Kelso (Horror_writer_1717)
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Story link: https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/y7moz6/im_a_security_guard_for_hire_my_last_job_nearly/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x&context=3

Author's NEW book!: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0BGY5QZLR/

Nov 21, 202234:08
I'll Miss You

I'll Miss You

24 Hours Left. Ready?  

"I'll Miss You", written by Latenight_Linger  

Story:  https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/xj5jjv/ill_miss_you/
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Written by: https://www.reddit.com/user/Latenight-Linger
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Nov 14, 202221:26
8 Ball

8 Ball

I spotted the Magic 8-Ball at a garage sale. I hadn’t seen that thing in—Jesus—thirty years. But the moment my eyes passed over it, I knew what it was, whose it was. The remains of a Strawberry Shortcake sticker still clung to the sides, jagged, as if pulled off roughly or in a hurry. Might as well have been stamped: Property of Henna Fezzel....


"8 Ball" by Darren Todd was published in Horror Library, Volume 7: https://amzn.to/3Nu7nMT

Listen on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3Mo1aRa

Google, Apple, Spotify, and more: https://www.bloodgutsandstory.com/don-t-fall-asleep-podcast

Narrator - Spencer Dillehay: https://www.spencerdillehay.com/

More from Author Darren Todd: https://amzn.to/3hHpVxQ

Praise for Horror Library:

"Excellent stories of the highest caliber." --Dread Central

"Uniformly well-crafted and original." --Rue Morgue Magazine

"Impactful tales that throw the rules of both reality and genre fiction out the window." --Fearnet (Chiller TV)

Blood Bound Books: https://amzn.to/3tr8STB

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Nov 14, 202218:14
The Defense of Tartarus Mall (ALL PARTS!)

The Defense of Tartarus Mall (ALL PARTS!)

The instructions, to put them simply, are as follows:
1: Watch Tartarus.
2: Don’t let anyone in.
3: Don’t let anyone out.
Boom.  

00:00       Intro
00:45       Part 1
28:13        Part 2
57:04       Part 3
01:21:00   Part 4
01:53:05  Closing  


In this audiobook-length horror story brought to you by Darkly_Gathers and Don't Fall Asleep, a group of teens go to the Tartarus Mall after hours for a night of fun and exploration. What they don't know is that the mall is home to a dark secret.  This horror audiobook features all of the parts from the original story, including the terrifying finale. If you're a fan of horror audiobooks, this is the story for you!  

Instructions for the successful defense of the Tartarus Mall by Reddit user: Darkly_Gathers

More From Darkly_Gathers: https://www.reddit.com/user/Darkly_Gathers/

Nov 12, 202201:53:38
Bad Intentions
Nov 02, 202253:29
EX-Boogeyman (Chapter 2)

EX-Boogeyman (Chapter 2)

Chapter 2 of Kristopher Triana's Ex-Boogeyman! 

Print, Kindle & Audio editions out now: https://amzn.to/3S0uCQ3  Audiobook 

Oct 26, 202209:06
EX-Boogeyman (Chapter 1)
Oct 26, 202222:31
The Broken Hearted

The Broken Hearted

Listen on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3Mo1aRa

Spotify, Apple, and more: https://www.bloodgutsandstory.com/don...

I never pretended to understand the workings of the inner heart,” I said. “I only wanted to bring love to the world.”

“And for ten years you did, Mr. Gishman,” the attorney said.

“Then I murdered it.”

"The Broken Hearted" by T. Fox Dunham was published in D.O.A. III, featuring stories from Bently Little, John Skipp, Llyod Kaufman, Richard Christian Matheson: https://amzn.to/3ChSOc1

Get more from Fox on his website: https://tfoxdunham.com/

Narrator - Spencer Dillehay: https://www.spencerdillehay.com/

Blood Bound Books: https://www.bloodgutsandstory.com

Sep 29, 202233:27
Mojave Mud Caves - First Chapter Friday

Mojave Mud Caves - First Chapter Friday

FIRST CHAPTER FRIDAY continues with Robert Essig's creature feature novel Mojave Mud Caves!

Need to know what happens next? Check out Mojave Mud Caves on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3Bpi9Po

Publisher - Encyclopocalypse Publications

Listen to a full story from Robert Essig: https://youtu.be/yBf5ijmlbqc

Narrator - Spencer Dillehay: https://www.spencerdillehay.com/

Check out More from Robert Essig on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3Nzs7mN

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Sep 18, 202222:43
The Burning Heart

The Burning Heart

There were hundreds of bones, human and animal, all joined together to create a huge figure on a throne made of more bones. Skulls of small animals decorated the structure. A goat’s skull was fixed on top as a horrible head with dark hollow eyeholes. I peered in and saw Sean kneeling down at the firepit that was dug before it. A flame caroused inside the pit. The black candles were laid out and burning.

"Burning Heart" by Colin Leonard was published in Horror Library, Volume 7: https://amzn.to/3Nu7nMT

Get more from the author on his website: https://collyleonard.com/

Interact on Twitter: https://twitter.com/collyleonard

Listen on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3Mo1aRa

Google, Apple, Spotify, and more: https://www.bloodgutsandstory.com/don-t-fall-asleep-podcast

Narrator - Spencer Dillehay: https://www.spencerdillehay.com/

Praise for Horror Library:

"Excellent stories of the highest caliber." --Dread Central

"Uniformly well-crafted and original." --Rue Morgue Magazine

"Impactful tales that throw the rules of both reality and genre fiction out the window." --Fearnet (Chiller TV)

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Andrej Bartulovic "Maggot Meister": https://www.facebook.com/AllThingsRottenOfficial

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Sep 14, 202217:00
1st Chapter Friday - Stolen Seed by Tim Eagle

1st Chapter Friday - Stolen Seed by Tim Eagle

Urban rot and small towns of shattered dreams are cornerstones in the world. Benson Rhoades, an aging serial killer, has tried to kill the rot, but needs to shake the anonymity of city life and find new challenges. After a kill, Ben stumbles on a faded business card, inspiring him to export his talent to a small town north of the City.

Stolen Seed is a journey down the dysfunctional roads and trailer parks of Stevats, a place where just maybe the seeds of this serial killer are yet to sprout.

Need to know what happens next? Check out Stolen Seed on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3RTU3Dh

Learn more about the author: https://www.timeaglefiction.com/

Narrator - Spencer Dillehay: https://www.spencerdillehay.com/

Listen to more stories FREE: https://amzn.to/3eGodM1

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Sep 09, 202223:28
Child & Guardian

Child & Guardian

“Child and Guardian” by Michael B. Tager first appeared in the anthology Night Terrors II from Blood Bound Books

Night Terrors II – featuring Maria Alexander, Brad C. Hodson, Gregory Bastianelli, and more: https://amzn.to/3s7SIgP

Publisher - Blood Bound Books: https://www.bloodgutsandstory.com/store

Narrator - Spencer Dillehay: https://www.spencerdillehay.com/

Author- Michael B. Tager

Website: http://www.michaelbtager.com/

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Aug 23, 202217:31
Part Four - Instructions for the successful defense of the Tartarus Mall - (4/4)
Aug 12, 202232:14
Part THREE: Instructions for the successful defense of the Tartarus Mall - (3/4)
Aug 12, 202224:06
Part TWO: Instructions for the successful defense of the Tartarus Mall - (2/4)
Aug 06, 202229:02
Instructions for the successful defense of the Tartarus Mall - (Part 1/4)
Aug 04, 202227:41
Beth Short & the Carnivals of the Damned
Jul 15, 202224:28
Hand of Glory

Hand of Glory

“Nobody’s broke out of here since before your daddy was born,” said the Wish Doctor. “How long you been in? Six months?” He laughed like he was just visiting. “Your body is here for the duration, but you can leave any time you like. If you want to touch the world beyond these walls, it takes discipline. Sacrifice. What’s the one thing you can’t live without?”

Find out the price Gilbert Newcomb must pay to leave his physical body behind and escape the prison…

“Hand of Glory" by Cody Goodfellow was published in Horror Library, Volume 7: https://amzn.to/3Nu7nMT

Listen on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3Mo1aRa

Google, Apple, Spotify, and more: https://www.bloodgutsandstory.com/don-t-fall-asleep-podcast

Narrator - Spencer Dillehay: https://www.spencerdillehay.com/

Discover more from Author Cody Goodfellow on his website: https://www.codygoodfellow.com/

Amazon Author Page: https://amzn.to/3RdePxZ

Produced by Blood Bound Books: https://amzn.to/3nLRfe4

Praise for Horror Library:

"Excellent stories of the highest caliber." --Dread Central

"Uniformly well-crafted and original." --Rue Morgue Magazine

"Impactful tales that throw the rules of both reality and genre fiction out the window." --Fearnet (Chiller TV)

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Jul 05, 202230:27
Carnival of Lust

Carnival of Lust

"Carnival of Lust" by Mike Duke  

Narrator - Spencer Dillehay: https://www.spencerdillehay.com/ 

Produced by Blood Bound Books: https://www.bloodgutsandstory.com/new-releases 

Author- Mike Duke 

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Jun 29, 202246:50
February Thaw

February Thaw

I rip back the comforter and there, on his left arm, I see it.

His skin.

His human skin is melting. It’s literally dripping, puddling, soaking the sheets.

Beneath the liquefying skin is a horror I’d never imagined. It’s clear, like freshly-made ice cubes, and I can see the ghosts of his muscles twitching, his veins pulsing and the blood inside them quickening. A patch of skin near his elbow shrinks away like an accelerated film of thawing lake ice.


“February Thaw" by Kristi Petersen Schoonover was published in Horror Library, Volume 7: https://amzn.to/3Nu7nMT

Listen on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3Mo1aRa

Google, Apple, Spotify, and more: https://www.bloodgutsandstory.com/don-t-fall-asleep-podcast

Narrator - Spencer Dillehay: https://www.spencerdillehay.com/

More from Author Kristi Petersen Schoonover:

Website: www.kristipetersenschoonover.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kpschoonover/

Amazon Author Page: https://amzn.to/3xM74Gy

34 Orchard Literary Magazine: www.34orchard.com

The Shadows Behind: http://bit.ly/shadowsbehind

Praise for Horror Library:

"Excellent stories of the highest caliber." --Dread Central

"Uniformly well-crafted and original." --Rue Morgue Magazine

"Impactful tales that throw the rules of both reality and genre fiction out the window." --Fearnet (Chiller TV)

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Jun 23, 202226:00
"Today I Found my Employer's Body and I Alone Know Why He Did It"
Jun 22, 202219:21
The Kid in the Ambulence

The Kid in the Ambulence

“You’re going to be ok,” I told the boy. It’s what I tell all the patients, whether it’s true or not. The kid had no reaction. I wasn’t expecting one -- he hadn’t answered my questions about his name or who the president was, either. He just stared at the ceiling with wide, dark eyes.

The Kid in the Ambulance by Suki Litchfield was published in Horror Library, Volume 7: https://amzn.to/3Nu7nMT

Listen on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3Mo1aRa

Google, Apple, Spotify, and more: https://www.bloodgutsandstory.com/don-t-fall-asleep-podcast

Suki Litchfield is on Facebook, on Twitter @SukiLitchfield, and at SukiLitchfield.com

Narrator - Spencer Dillehay: https://www.spencerdillehay.com/

Praise for Horror Library:

"Excellent stories of the highest caliber." --Dread Central

"Uniformly well-crafted and original." --Rue Morgue Magazine

"Impactful tales that throw the rules of both reality and genre fiction out the window." --Fearnet (Chiller TV)

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Jun 08, 202211:21
The Sack Cutter

The Sack Cutter

Claire is an ambitious Uber driver obsessed with self-help techniques, submerging herself in a positivity mindset and hustle culture. Johnny Troutman is a smooth-talking guru in need of a serious chakra alignment.

Nikki Noir and S.C. Mendes blend humor, horror, and sex together in the short story "The Sack Cutter" -- from the anthology Welcome to the Club Vol. II: https://amzn.to/3t8hGha

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Jun 01, 202235:50
Once you start screaming, you can't stop

Once you start screaming, you can't stop

"Scream and I'll Come to You" by Raymond Little first appeared in the anthology DOA II: https://amzn.to/3yQEV3f

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May 23, 202219:23
I grabbed the wrong luggage and the contents have turned my life into a nightmare

I grabbed the wrong luggage and the contents have turned my life into a nightmare

As I breathe raggedly from the steady flow of oxygen at St. Ret-Constance Hospital, typing feebly with my one good arm… my one last arm, I am plagued more by fear than anger as I realize… it is not easy to write this. Nothing will ever be easy again.

Thinking back, it was a mistake I couldn't have possibly made any easier to make. An error in judgment that will haunt my every conscious moment until my death. But even the thought of death brings me little solace now....

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May 16, 202213:01
The Devouring

The Devouring

Violet had insisted that a game of truth or dare could show people whether they would be compatible or not on a first date, as long as the game was straightforward. So we’d started with a few truths. She’d asked me intense questions: what my most painful memory was, who was the most prominent person in my masturbation fantasies, if I was to murder someone which weapon would I use? I had answered as honestly as I could: losing my mother, Madeline Smith, and a hatchet. She didn’t ask for explanations, just answers. My questions to her had been timid at first, but given the nature of her own questions, I’d decided that I shouldn’t bore her, so I asked about her first sexual experience and now she’d answered...

“The Devouring” by Kristopher Triana first appeared in DOA II

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May 10, 202228:37
Barrel Aged

Barrel Aged

Phil opened his mouth, stopped, and then wiped a hand over his face. “I don’t think I can finish the tasting.”

Reynolds cocked his head to the side, brightly alert as a bird of prey. “Feeling ill?”

“Yes.” The final glass was a richer amber than the others, so vibrant it could have held the place of honor in a pagan queen’s crown.

“There’s only one left, and once poured, the liquor cannot be returned to the bottle. It is too precious not to be consumed.”

Phil stared the taster down, wishing that either it or he would disappear and remove the choice from his plate. “I can’t,” he pleaded. “Don’t make me.”

Harriford Distillery has a strange tasting process for their vendors, and a dark secret is hidden in their whiskey.


“Barrel Aged” by Shenoa Carroll-Bradd first appeared in CHEW ON THIS!

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May 04, 202238:41
A Gathering in the Woods
Apr 25, 202244:28
Whispers of the Earth by Eric J. Guignard

Whispers of the Earth by Eric J. Guignard

Whispers of the Earth by Eric J. Guignard first appeared in the anthology Night Terrors III – featuring Jack Ketchum, Paul Trembly, and more: https://amzn.to/383H5RL

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Apr 18, 202238:15
If you love your children, never bring them to a pizzeria playground
Apr 12, 202217:56
The Children's Play Area is Closed by Darkly_Gathers
Apr 04, 202233:05
I Hang My Hat and There's No Blood

I Hang My Hat and There's No Blood

My condo is behind the Cosmopolitan on the Las Vegas strip. Sounds glamorous, right? Nope. It was nice when I bought the place, back when my show was a hit and I was pulling in greenbacks like Liberace performing at a Pride Parade, but those days are long over, not only for the Cosmo, but for me too.

I Hang MY Hat and There's No Blood by Robert Essig first appeared in the anthology Welcome to the Club Vol. I from Blood Bound Books

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Dark, Eerie, Mysterious, Unnerving 2011

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Apr 01, 202221:52
Homeless Bags by Dean H. Wild

Homeless Bags by Dean H. Wild

It squirmed, fleshy and living between his fingers. He pulled his hand back with a gasp. The sides of the bag, some sort of scaly black leather, heaved in and out and a sound, deep and throaty, leaked from the zipper closure.

“What the hell?” he heard himself say.

Homeless Bags by Dean H. Wild first appeared in the anthology Night Terrors III from Blood Bound Books

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Author- D H. Wild

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Genre: Horror

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Screeching dark, electronically chattery. Nightmarish.

ISRC: US-UAN-11-00849

Dark, Eerie, Mysterious, Unnerving 2011

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Mar 25, 202238:31
The Invitation by Nathan Crowder
Mar 21, 202218:01
The Others by C.M. Saunders
Mar 15, 202229:17
When You're Here, You're Fatalities
Mar 07, 202234:23
A Fine Evening in Hell by Kristopher Triana

A Fine Evening in Hell by Kristopher Triana

Feb 28, 202218:20
"Consumption" by S.C. Mendes

"Consumption" by S.C. Mendes

The Don't Fall Asleep podcast presents "Consumption" by S.C. Mendes, which first appeared in the anthology Chew on This! from Blood Bound Books  

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Feb 24, 202244:14
Will you survive the three days of darkness

Will you survive the three days of darkness

The Candle & the Darkness by Aric Sundquist first appeared in the anthology Blood Rites from Blood Bound Books  

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Feb 21, 202221:47
My friend told me he has a super power; I'm afraid

My friend told me he has a super power; I'm afraid

Origin Story by Christopher Hawkins first appeared in the anthology Night Terrors II from Blood Bound Books  

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Feb 17, 202228:52
Little Piggies

Little Piggies

Little Piggies by G. Winston Hyatt first appeared in the anthology Night Terrors from Blood Bound Books  If you enjoyed this story, please explore more books from the author and check out our collection of horror coloring books, dark greeting cards, and  other gory goodies!  

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Feb 15, 202213:07
The Run

The Run

The Run by Aric Sundquist first appeared in the anthology Night Terrors III from Blood Bound Books, featuring Jack Ketchum, Paul Trembly, and more.  

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Feb 09, 202227:32
Falco Wreck

Falco Wreck

Falco Wreck by Raymond Little first appeared in the anthology Night Terrors III from Blood Bound Books  

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Feb 07, 202236:55
The Deer Chaser
Feb 02, 202235:14
Cold Comfort of Silver Lake

Cold Comfort of Silver Lake

Cold Comfort of Silver Lake by Nathan Crowder first appeared in the anthology Blood Rites from Blood Bound Books  

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Feb 01, 202234:23