The Quick and the Dread by John Moralee

The Quick and the Dread

byJohn Moralee

Kobo ebook | August 22, 2016

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**The Quick and the Dread is a collection of horror stories - a macabre book of horror and dark suspense. Some stories include graphic violence and gore.

Contents of book:

Writing Horror 101 – Stephen King wrote “On Writing”, an autobiographical book describing his writing method, including tips for coping with writer’s block. For another author, the cure for writer’s block is more drastic. It involves a masked stranger and a knife … 

The Skeleton - A hit-and-run accident turns into a fight for survival.
Freudian Slip – A man recounts the spread of a dangerous contagion.
The Eye – Supernatural and meteorological forces collide.
Addicted – A drug addict suffers withdrawal.
Check Out – A man discovers his local supermarket isn’t the place to go at night.
Thief – A madman selects some Parisian thieves as his next victims.
Transylvanian Dreams – A man visits Romania and learns about his future. 
The Pool – Something lurks in a swimming pool, waiting to kill.
Night Caller – A couple encounter strange things in a new town.
Neighbours – How well should you know your neighbours?
Night Walker – A night out turns into a nightmare for a young woman walking home.
The Black Room – Art and death entwine in this gruesome short story.
The Man in the Mirror – A man becomes dangerously obsessed with collecting rare books.
Do Fear The Reaper – A young girl hides from evil creatures in a post-apocalyptic world.
The Deadline – A woman working late at her office encounters something sinister.
Moonlight – A group of cowboys camp in the wrong woods at the wrong time.
The Crack – A hole appears into Hell.
One Winter Morning – Skating with a lover turns into a nightmare.
Call of the Shakologoth – A man receives a mysterious email message in this H.P. Lovecraft homage. 
Night Hunt – A girl is chased by something evil.
Shell House – A man sees a ghostly apparition in the window of a derelict house.
666 Downing Street – Politics as usual, with the help of the Devil.
The Journal – An Edgar Allan Poe fan learns too much about the author’s last work.
Thuds – A maniac hides in an attic, with a hammer and some nails.
Eve – A boy meets a disturbed woman who thinks she’s a witch.
Interview with a Zombie – A chat show host talks to a famous zombie.
The Flash – A strange light in the sky causes terror in suburbia.
Little Monster – Drug smugglers discover more than they expect deep in the Louisiana bayou.

Sky and the Spirit Child - A dark fantasy story about two teens with supernatural gifts, working for a mysterious carnival during the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Writing Horror 102 – The conclusion of the story started in Writing Horror 101.

Title:The Quick and the DreadFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 22, 2016Publisher:Genuine Placebo PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1536520292

ISBN - 13:9781536520293

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