What you want is not the same as what I want.
You have your desire and passion. I have my chloroform, my needle-nosed pliers, my drill, my scalpel, my nutcracker, my claw hammer, and some nails. I’m ready to rumble.
I’m not a total masochist. I’ll let you have your fun for a while. Then, you know what they say…this world and then the next and then the fireworks. Whatever that means.
You’ll be #151. But who’s counting? Me!!!
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STORIES IN THIS BOOK:
SOMETHING IN THE ATTIC
Norma went to the attic to get her costume for Halloween. After reading from an old book that belonged to a grandma who was burned at the stake during the Salem witch trials, she lapsed into unconsciousness.
George lost his job and needs to leave his hometown and start a new life. A rich recluse seems like an easy target to get fast cash except for a sign on the wall surrounding her estate, “Beware of Fido”.
NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS
Four friends make New Year’s resolutions to overcome phobiaseach of them have in the coming year. A month later, three of them have met with unexplained deaths, and the survivor keeps having nightmares that they were murdered.
RED HATS MASQUERADE BALL
A retired psychopath’s favorite past time is wreaking havoc on people she doesn’t know. She can’t wait to blind and disfigure a group of ladies with an exploding gag gift at their upcoming Halloween party.
THE ICE MAN
A woman and her boy friend try to convince her bridge partner that her husband is an infamous hit man who has a reputation for unspeakable acts and cruelty.
A plastic surgeon seeks revenge for being framed by a malicious, wealthy client who bribes the judge, jury, the attorneys, and the warden to make sure he serves hard time in prison for ten years.
Helen’s Christmas holiday with her husband at her parents’ secluded estate is disrupted by the worst blizzard in over thirty years on the very night a maniac has escaped from the local asylum.
IT LURKS ON THE MOUNTAIN
Three hunters are missing and bloody body parts of headless torsos have been found at Widow’s Peak. Is there really a hairy monster on the mountain or is Bubba Rexrode up to his old tricks?
Mortimer will stop at nothing to find new clients for a failing funeral parlor business passed down to him by his ruthless father.
The museum director has offered Brian one last chance to keep the job he has held only because of his father’s legendary accomplishments. His must find the last undiscovered Egyptian Pharaoh’s tomb, despite ancient beliefs that breaking the seal will bring death to all mankind.