“Harwood House” by Andrea Woodbridge
Married couple Rei and Alastor inherit a house from Rei’s estranged aunt that turns out to be haunted by the spirit of its former owner.
“Blithe Séance” by Eugene Grygo
It’s Halloween 1999 and THEO has sold his home in Boston but wants to free it from aggressive ghost RUPERT. THEO employs a psychic-medium JASPER for help. They hold an epic séance and THEO must figuratively and literally wrestle with the demons of his past before he can move forward.
“Copy and Paste” by Matthew J Kaplan
Annabelle’s lonely and can no longer carry the grief left behind by her late husband. She persuades Skip, the mailman, to assist her with computer issues and to stay for a cup of coffee. Skip wants to leave but maybe there’s something about that coffee that will change his mind…
“The Algorithm” by Megan Kemple
A woman finds out just how specific her social media algorithm can be.
“First Date” by TS Nelson
For their first date, Alec is taking Tess on a hike to a very secluded spot in the woods. His large backpack and inappropriate jokes frighten her. Maybe she should not have come until she knew him better. As the forest thickens, so does the plot.
“When the Spirit Hits You” by Bob MacKay
A couple discovers that their new apartment is haunted by a kinky and perverted ghost.
“Maternal Bond” by Brenda Bell
A medium holds one last séance, but deception and treachery by the attendees turn the ritual dangerous.
“Dracula…in Denver!” by Sarah Congress
Dracula, who has recently relocated to Denver, is trying to find his soulmate on Hinge.
Boy meets girl in the afterlife. Or does he…?
“The House of Joe” by Risa Lewak
Joe Farell, the protagonist, can’t break his emotional ties to the house he just sold. When he shows up at Kyle Swann’s door one Halloween, the new owner must convince Joe that it’s time to move on.
“Ghost Job” by Riley Fee
Stuck in the afterlife and looking to pass over, a ghost encounters a posting for a “ghost job.” Thinking that contributing to society will increase their chances of passing over, the ghost inquires about the job. The office worker grapples with the idea of offering a job to a ghost.
“The Kindness of Strangers” by Kathryn Loggins
Charity and Wallace aka “Panda” are scene partners intending to rehearse a scene from “A Streetcar Named Desire.” When Panda’s lack of experience proves to be unacceptable to Charity, she must take drastic measures to get what she wants.
“Stupid Smart House” by Richard Conlon
Three high school “popular kid” bullies return from the funeral of their favorite target, Jeffrey. Predictably, they have little sympathy for the victim or his family. In fact, they only start to care when Jeffrey starts messaging them on various social media. And, when Delia’s “smart house” doors won’t open.
“The Red Men” by Jackson Montana
Kate refuses to allow Mary to enter their spaceship, due to the spellbinding influence of The Red Men-aliens who live in the ships walls. Mid-way through we discover Kate is a mental patient and having a schizophrenic hallucination, as Mary has her take her medication.
“Escape from Margaritaville” by Maeve Kelley Baker
Margie and Jeff’s date night is at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville. While enjoying the themed food and the light show that goes off every thirty minutes, they realize (with help from a regular) that they are trapped in Margaritaville. And if they can’t escape by 5:00pm, they’ll be stuck there forever.
“Monstrous Villainy” by Rex McGregor
Two actors compete for the lead role in a monster movie.