Intrusion

He shut the door and let out the breath he had been holding. He hated being out there. He was so glad to be home. The others, out there, didn’t…


Masque of the Digital Death: A Review of My Mentor, Death by Leslie D. Soule

My Mentor, Death by Leslie D. Soule (Terror House Press, 2020) My Mentor, Death by Leslie D. Soule was not what I expected. The title of this book of…


Skinless

Every morning when she woke up, she found she had no skin, again. There was a thin membrane holding everything in, but not really skin. She was…


The Dread Machine 1986

A refugee from the 60’s. That’s how he later described her. She was a lovely girl, not strictly beautiful, but beautiful at times, and magnetic,…


Hyperreality as Hell: A Review of Welcome to Hell by “Bad” Billy Pratt

Welcome to Hell by "Bad" Billy Pratt (Terror House Press, 2021) The title is absolutely apt. We discover in the notes that the author takes the title…


Losing Charles

The whispered numbers echoed a little. She couldn’t believe that he was gone. 74 years her brother had known her. She had been born when her brother…


Between

Between, between, b e t w e e n.  Repeated, it became, unlike other words, more beautiful. It was a dictum, an absolute, a directive especially for…


Citizen

His name was Citizen. His parents had named him in some hippie haze, he presumed. He had never known them well enough to ask them. He wouldn’t change…