Free Horror #73
Newt's Update provides subscribers with news on the author's latest work, upcoming releases, and events. This week, he releases The Enigmatic Skeleton, a piece of horror flash fiction.
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Mother’s birthday was a resounding success! We had a great time down at Brighton and ate our bodyweight in gourmet food.
A few dates for everyone
1st February - The Horror at Hargrave Hall is released on Amazon!
OUT THIS WEEK
THE ENIGMATIC SKELETON by Newton Webb: A murderous piece of horror flash fiction: The mysterious contents of an Anglo-Saxon museum incur an investigation with deadly consequences.
WHAT AM I WORKING ON NOW?
The finishing touches on THE HORROR OF HARGREAVE HALL.
A submission for a well-known science fiction franchise.
I’m STILL in negotiations for the book cover for the first collected works of Newton Webb. It features sixteen of my stories.
The debut novel of Newton Webb, NESTOR LYNCH.
The next novella…
The Enigmatic Skeleton by Newton Webb
A murderous piece of horror flash fiction: The contents of an Anglo-Saxon museum incur an investigation with deadly consequences.
Free Story Compilations
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NEW YEAR, NEW TERRIFYING ADVENTURES. Featuring 8 horror stories. Including: THE COCONUT KILLER, THE IRON DOOR, THE SINFUL CHILD.
STAINED TORMENT by BRUCE N. CUTTMAN, FREE download.
Having Evil as your best friend...what could go wrong?
Even her own family considered her regular injuries and ‘episodes’ to be self-inflicted. Just like another wayward teenager seeking attention from a lack of self-confidence. Everyone turned a blind eye, all too afraid to get involved. This was when Mr. Red Eyes identified himself as Evil personified. After which this sassy all-American blonde bombshells’ hidden defiance really began.
FLIRTING WITH DEATH by KAYLA KRANTZ, available for FREE on Kindle Unlimited or available to purchase on Amazon.
Truth or dare on the Dark Web.
Mystery boxes filled with malevolent spirits.
A vampire who hunts to keep his human sweetheart alive.
And many more.
THE CURSE OF DAWN by CODA LANGUEZ, available for FREE on Kindle Unlimited or available to purchase on Amazon.
Cole Holton is a burden.
At least that is what he tells himself, and death would be the only way to end the nightmare known as his life.
Until he meets Mallena, a woman with the stars in her eyes and a curse haunting her heart. A woman who is losing the one thing she gave him... Hope.
Can Cole break the curse and free Mallena from despair? Or will he fail and fall to his own demons?
THE DOLL HOUSE by SARA ENNIS, available for FREE on Kindle Unlimited or available to purchase on Amazon.
Alfred needs Dolls. Blonde, blue-eyed human dolls that will help him rewrite his past and change his future. Twins Angel and Bud are used to making do. Their dad is in prison, and mom won’t win parenting awards. Bud thrives on neglect, but Angel isn’t so strong.
Now they’re captives in a place called the Dollhouse, and things have gone from bad to worse. The Dolls are forced to re-stage old photographs, but satisfying Alfred is not easy. He has a twisted sense of humor and a violent temper that explodes when things don’t go his way — and sometimes when they do.
Angel knows that if she and the other Dolls are to survive this warped playtime, she can no longer be needy and afraid. She must prove how strong she can be — fast. There aren’t many photos left …
CLIFF HOCK: INFESTATION NATION by M. ROTHMUS, available for FREE on Kindle Unlimited or available to purchase on Amazon.
Cliff Hock is caught in a "whodunnit" mystery that sends him into pocket dimensions he didn't know existed. But who is doing what? Who is Nexus Tobbs? And how did Cliff Hock know to travel 1,000 light years and through a wormhole to find him? Is the Dyson Sphere acting unlawfully? Why are the Contra Krugs involved? Are the people around him his friends or enemies? Cliff must unravel who is behind the puzzle, but he must also figure out what the puzzle even is.
ENSNARED by SIAN B. CLAVEN, available to purchase on Amazon.
Amari is settling into her life on an isolated farm, her parent’s dream, not hers, but until she can discover what she wants, that’s where she’ll be.
A girl sits on the boundary wall, something is in the woods that seems to want to catch her, and she finds a book in her bedroom that knows what she’s thinking.
But that’s impossible, right?
With a witch after her and a trapped soul to set free, Amari must do everything in her power to protect her family and save Kiara.
UNFETTERED by R. A. GOLI, available to purchase on Amazon.
A bird succubus that comes in a storm; a bed-and-breakfast from Hell; secret histories from before fairy tales and myths; an asylum from beyond your darkest nightmares…
This is a collection not for the squeamish or faint hearted - be prepared to have your spine tingled: this is not a book to be read alone, at night. But here you’ll also meet wonders, including fairies who wield snow and a horse that rides on the air; you’ll participate in a mermaid orgy and see how sensuality can lead to predicting the future.
THE WORKHOUSE WAR by LEIGH KIMMEL, available to purchase on Amazon.
She watched in helpless horror as a young man was pursued, arrested and beaten by thugs from an institution that goes by the official name of the City Orphanage, but is generally called the Workhouse by the inhabitants of Port of White Fleet.
Nadine can count herself fortunate that she fell into the company of a man who has little use for this organization. But his efforts to help her attain her artistic ambitions instead attract the attention she must avoid, and draws her into quarrels that have simmered for decades.
Can Nadine thread her way through the myriad perils of this world and save herself and her new-found friends? And even if she defeats the Workhouse, will it be at the cost of losing everything she's found here?