Gary Braunbeck wants to scare the living hell out of you, but he isn't content to do so with the usual cast of characters; he digs a little deeper to find the things that scare us because they are real.
Maberry throws Ledger and his elite crew at threats composed of off-kilter science, mutations, tampered genetics, shape-shifters, zombies... you know, real mad scientist stuff.
“A Study in Emerald” is an interesting alternate universe story in which the world of Sherlock Holmes and the HP Lovecraft Cthulhu Mythos combine.
Jeff Strand's work often blends comedy and horror seamlessly, and “Specimen 313” is no exception. It's a story told from the point-of-view of a genetically altered flesh-eating Venus flytrap.
FEARnet is proud to present brand new fiction from Nightmare Magazine. Once a month, we'll be featuring a story from Nightmare’s current issue. This month's selection is “Halfway Home” by Linda Nagata. Read on!
Check out our review of Garth Nix's prequel to his novel "Shade's Children."
The acclaimed author of "Jumper" crafted this apocalyptic tale of family survival against metal-munching bugs.
Richard Matheson was as much of a master of short fiction as he was with longer tales. In this story, he details a man's surreal experiences as he tries to stay vigilant against real or imagined hungry blazes.
Kevin Lucia's novella is a tense, methodical tale about a man who can't – who refuses – to remember the truth. It's a ghost story of sorts, and it leads the reader along on a ghastly non-linear journey to discover that truth.
It's no surprise to find among H. P. Lovecraft's work some of the best tales of life-death-reanimation. “Cool Air” is one such tale.