Category Archives: Excerpts

Excerpt: Canvas

Melanie is one of my most favorite characters. I’ve been thinking about her a lot lately, and decided it was time to share again. Something tells me we’ll be hearing more of her story eventually… Excerpt: “Hey there, handsome,” she … Continue reading

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Excerpt Day: The Dry Rain

This week’s excerpt is from the first story in the new Insecticide series. It’s supposed to be a short story, but…we’ll see…   Excerpt: The Dry Rain (Insecticide, Book 1) William shuffled his feet through the barren field, papery gray … Continue reading

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Excerpt Day: Sprouted

Excerpt: Sprouted A terracotta head sporting a thick mane of tiny plants caught her eye, and she stopped to watch the commercial. Dull orange pottery shapes of all sorts were soaked in water, and then parts of them smeared with … Continue reading

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Excerpt Day: Lettuce Prey

Excerpt: Lettuce Prey He was feeding the bitch cake. Off his own fork. Bastard. Abby Mars peered through the small portal window in the swinging door that separated the kitchen from the dining room. Her ears burned with anger as … Continue reading

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Excerpt Day: Jack

Today’s excerpt is from a Halloween story…which I thought was somewhat appropriate given that some people on Facebook are calling for an end to Valentine’s Day with a second Halloween instead… The next serial story starts Monday and will be … Continue reading

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Excerpt Day: Angel Eyes

Excerpt: Angel Eyes   She stirred, shivering as her skin puckered against the cool porcelain. Sitting on the edge of the tub, he tied a length of rubber tubing around her arm and waited for the veins to rise before … Continue reading

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Excerpt Day: Working Late

I like writing short stories – it’s always a challenge trying to fit as much detail into as little space as possible. Today’s excerpt is one of the four flash pieces in No Hazard Pay, a little sampler I put … Continue reading

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Christmas Red

A little gift for you – have a Creepy Christmas! Christmas Red Coppery. Sticky. Burgundy-sweet. Thick liquid candy, and always a treat.  Tip the bottle up high, feel it burn down your throat. Soft fuzzy trim on a dark Santa’s … Continue reading

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Excerpt: The Sacrifices We Make by Saul Tanpepper

Meet Saul Tanpepper in his interview here, and connect with him at his web site (links to social media, blogs, etc there).
Have you refilled your mug? Turned the lights up bright? Enjoy this creepy excerpt, and then comment on this post or sign up here for your chance to win free books…details here…
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Excerpt: The Painting by Ryan Casey

We’re getting creepier as the day wears on! Check out this excerpt from The Painting by Ryan Casey – and come back for an interview with the author himself next Wednesday! As always this month, remember to comment on this post or sign up here for your chance to win a bunch of ebooks tonight…including a copy of this book!
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