New Horror Series published 3rd October 2014 by Bastei Entertainment, price £1.49 in eBook
This Hallowe’en, Bastei Entertainment presents Psycho Thrill – a collection of spine-tingling digital short stories produced by acclaimed horror writer Uwe Voehl and written by award-winning authors including the German Fantasy Prize-winning horror writer and comic editor Christian Endres; US-born Timothy Stahl, author of the award-winning horror series WÖLFE; and writer, crime historian and magician Robert C. Marley. From classic ghost stories, to terrifying psychological thrillers and dark sci-fi fantasy, there’s something to give everyone the shivers this Hallowe’en…
A family moves into the house of their dreams, only to find that something else, something evil and angry, already lives there. A security guard is kidnapped by a group who have discovered the beast hidden within him. They think they can control him…but they have no idea what they’re dealing with. Edgar Allan Poe wakes up bruised and battered in a basement with another man who looks exactly like him – and within a week, he will attend his own funeral. A glamorous widow begins a passionate affair with the man who used to bully her as a child – he thinks she’s forgiven him for the past, until she invites him to her house to see her unique and deadly collection of artefacts. And Adrian believes it’s a Christmas miracle when his wife Marie and their unborn child survive a horrific tram accident, but it quickly becomes clear that something evil has infected their life…
Girl in the Well by Vincent Voss
The Beast Within by Christian Endres
Tell-Tale Twins by Robert C. Marley
Suffer, my Sweet by Michael Marcus Thurner
Unholy Night by Timothy Stahl
The Psycho Thrill series is published 3rd October by Bastei Entertainment, price £1.49 per eBook.
A cozy old farmhouse for sale in the country? Sabine und Robert think they've won the jackpot, when they buy Kreuziger Farm at a reduced rate. But then strange things start to happen: Who is this Marie, with whom only their young son can communicate? Why are there swarms of flies buzzing about? Who's footsteps are those in the attic at night? In desperation, Sabine contacts the "Witch Archive,? a special department at the Ethnological Institute in Hamburg, specializing in the supernatural. But it's too late. The evil has found its target, and it's closing in for the kill ...
-- PSYCHO THRILL is a series of horror novellas - from classic ghost story to psychological thriller and dark fantasy. Each of the novellas was first published in German and has now been published for the first time in English. Among the writers are popular German authors, as well as newcomers to the scene. Each story is self-contained. PSYCHO THRILL is produced by Uwe Voehl.
-- For fans of Stephen King: Dark Tower series, Neil Gaiman: Fragile Things, and the American Horror Story TV series.
Jackson Ellis is a bouncer at a Seattle night club. But deep within, he fosters a hideous beast. No one can know about the curse he carries, though some have discovered his dark secret. And they have the means to break him. Their goal is to destroy Jackson Ellis, as well as the beast within. The torture doesn't go as planned. So what does revenge look like, when all that is left is rage?
Bruised and battered, Edgar Allen Poe awakens in a basement dungeon. There, he meets a mysterious man who looks like an older version of himself. Within a week, Poe will attend his own funeral as a spectator, but that's not the most horrific encounter he'll have with a twisted fate. The clock is ticking, and his life is on the line...again.
Throughout high school, Evelyn professed her love for Marco, but he wanted nothing to do with the girl everyone despised. Evi's hobbies were just too weird. She collected all sorts of weird things, like insects, carefully pinning them to cardboard, or capturing them in glass jars for display. Evi was the laughing stock of her class. Twenty years, later, however, Evelyn seduces Marco at the high school reunion, and they begin a sultry affair. Marco isn't sure if it's love, but he doesn't care: the sex is the best he's ever had. But for Evi, it's more than just a fling. Because if there is one thing she loves more than anything, it's her precious collections.
After a horrific accident, Adrian watches as his pregnant wife, Marie, clinically dies for several minutes. By some miracle Marie regains consciousness and finds that the unborn baby is also unharmed. But something in Marie has changed. She's cold and animalistic. Something evil has taken control. Then suddenly Marie disappears. Desperate to find his wife, Adrian tracks Marie down to her childhood home only to discover that her idyllic hometown carries an ancient, dark secret ...