726: Blood Pressure – by T. D. Trask

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T.D. Trask returns to the Wicked Library with this dark and humorous tale.

When a small Pennsylvania town is faced with a unique problem, they elect a local salesman to propose a very unique solution to the town’s new mayor, himself a very…unique individual. Read More …

725: A Priest in Love – by Stephanie Ogrodnik

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Stephanie Ogrodnik makes her Wicked Library debut with this dark and atmospheric tale.

Father William Blackwell has fallen in love. Aside from the obvious problems with this obsession, is that the girl he loves is dead. In a tale that proves love can make us do things we’d never expect and cross forbidden boundaries, a priest with a keen sense of smell lusts for a malicious dead girl, who carries the scent of ash. Read More …

723: Amelia’s Labyrinth – by John Clewarth

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John Clewarth makes his Wicked Library debut with this darkly mysterious tale.

George Paddison is sent to boarding school, deep in the North Yorkshire countryside. His wealthy father, the owner of a national newspaper, says it will be ‘the making of him’. At first, George is lonely and bewildered in the vastness of the Manor School, but is befriended by a captivating young boy, named Joseph Longmire. George is fascinated by Joseph’s prized possession, a toy Victorian theatre, through which he makes up his own stories. By means of distraction, Joseph takes George exploring in the huge grounds, to a mysterious woodland that is home to a strange natural phenomenon. Read More …

720: Bone Peyote – by Ricardo Victoria

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A journal is found that tells an incredible story about a young man and his friend’s experiments with a powerful form of traditional medicine called “Bone Peyote”. Like all medicine, Peyote, and especially Bone Peyote must be respected, because it opens up doorways to places that are closed for a reason. When man thinks he knows better than the gods, there may be no turning back. Read More …

719: Dead Man’s Caul – by Jessica McHugh

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Jessica McHugh returns with a new wicked story narrated by Nelson W. Pyles. In this dark tale, a sailor looking for the way out of his predicament makes a deal with an old woman. Who comes out the better in the end? Read More …

718: Idle Hands – by Kelli Perkins

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The Devil is back this week, with a darkly humorous tale that’s sure to give you a little more sympathy for him. In this tale, the Devil, a lover of theater sits at man’s stage where he and God haggle over the price of the ticket. Read More …

717: Two Tales of Terror – by Scarlett R. Algee

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Your Librarian brings you two tales of death, devouring, and reanimation.

“And Drown Melancholy” puts you in the mind of an unfortunate young woman suffering from a splitting headache who mixes alcohol and drugs to stop the pain, but you’re not alone in there.

“The Tomb Wife” explores the unique the classic story of boy meets ghoul and the deep, devouring desires they have for each other. Read More …

716: Quem Infra Nos by Mark Nixon

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Selected from the upcoming audio book edition of the Shadows at the Door Anthology, we bring you a haunting tale set in Durham, England.

An author on route to a speaking event finally finds the time to visit the historic city of Durham, once on the cobbled streets he is drawn to the Cathedral. Deep in the tombs, something lies in wait. ‘Forget not, who is below us’. Read More …