Thrillers and Chillers
No vampires! No werewolves! No boogeymen in these pages. For my readers who want stories with thrills, chills, and surprise endings, but not so horrific to keep them from a good night’s sleep, I have selected thirty stories from my “Black As Night” and “Shivers and other nightmares” compilations to rock your world without the hairy monsters.
Genie In the Bottle: Three college friends find a strange bottle in the surf and make a wish that comes with a price.
Dominance: The Simmons family encounters an escaped madman on a camping trip in the Adirondacks.
Drip. Drip. Drip. Rasgus is having trouble with a leaky faucet in Times Square on New Years Eve.
A Shortcut Through the Woods: Mason hears a gun shot in the black woods while taking a shortcut home.
Hangman’s Overlook: A scam artist wagers $800 he will spend the night on Hangman’s Overlook and live.
Surprise! Surprise!: Jane has arranged a surprise birthday party for her boss at his funeral parlor.
Cyclops: The final show at the end of the fairgrounds is one Jed Norman will never forget.
Street Cinderwine: Thomas believes the city is much more dangerous at night than a country road.
The Initiation: The fraternity brothers have planned a Hell night to top all Hell nights.