2016

Amazon best sellers in horror anthologies.

Twisted’s Evil Little Sister Topples Stephen King AND Clive Barker to Number 1 Spot in 3 hours!

Twisted’s Evil Little Sister Topples Stephen King AND Clive Barker to Number 1 Spot in 3 hours! We launched Twisted’s Evil Little Sister today and within one hour, we had knocked both Stephen King and Clive Barker from their number one and two slots respectively. Such GREAT news for everyone involved in both Crate50 and […]

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A large metal structure with a blue sky in the background.

Summer Sky by John Read

In the heat of the revolution, not only the Royals lost their heads. Many people who were seen as part of the ‘establishment’ were also despatched by the guillotine. One of these unfortunates was a doctor. A very dedicated doctor as it transpired. A guard was assigned to accompany the condemned man to his fate.

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A group of zombie hands reaching out to each other.

The Twisted Core by Hillier Townsend

Huh. I just realized that all the stories I’ve written thus far for the Twisted series, despite having different story lines, different characters, and different “voices”, share a common theme: the horrifying consequences of a person blindly fulfilling their needs at the expense of others. The reasons “why” vary, too. In one of these stories,

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A woman in fishnet stockings sitting on a red couch.

Bloated by Penegrin Shaw

A year back, I had what most would describe as a breakdown. I ran out of juice and had too many balls up in the air at once. I can talk about it easily, because I had an amazing doctor who listened to me with genuine concern and the most supportive and patient wife. Then I found someone that would

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A young woman laying on the floor with a book.

Paper Cuts by KK Rickcord

Paper Cuts was a letter that had already been written in my mind some years ago and deposited in an envelope somewhere in a sorting office at the back of it. I have suffered with severe ME/CFS since I was twenty-two, and it left me so ill that there were times over the years when

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A man peeking out of a hole in the wall.

The Beholder: How We’re All Watched… by Stephanie Wessell

For me, truly horrifying tales involve a hidden evil within normal, everyday life. Imagine: there’s an unsettling spirit entity watching you read this RIGHT NOW. Can’t you feel it, observing you? It’s right here, just at your shoulder, willing you to turn around… look. Look now. LOOK! Nothing there? It doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist…

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