#WritingCommunity Booklist – Adult – Mystery, Thriller, Horror

Short Stories:

Short Stories by David DeWinter — David DeWinter
Horror, Science Fiction, Supernatural

Short stories, ranging from horror, comedy and the messy bits in between. A story such as In The Lavender Sea, has a lot of visits on the site and feedback regarding how psychologically haunting it is despite being such a quick read. Do not miss out.


Who’s There? A Collection of Stories — Dimas Rio
Horror, Thriller, Supernatural

A woman went missing a week before her wedding. A man recalling his nightmarish encounter with the devil. Letters sent from beyond the grave. A call from loved ones who since have passed. Limbs that have a mind of their own. Drawing on local folk tales of vengeful banshees, dusk-dwelling monsters, and other forms of the undead, this collection of five short stories will transport readers to the deep, dark abyss where demon forever resides: the human mind.


Unrest — Victor Arteaga
Thriller, Science Fiction, Supernatural

Remembrance Day is just an excuse for vampires to throw themselves a parade and pretend they did us werewolves a favor. Living on the moon isn’t all bad, though. Drinks are cheap and work keeps me busy, but a message from my cousin could upend every sacrifice I ever made.


3014 AD — Theodore Beaulieu
Mystery, Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Magical Realism, Supernatural

There was a night. She ran, stumbling. Her purple bruises under her eyes well lit by the lights embarrassed all passers-by in the street. But the girl ran and didn’t notice anyone, but only said to herself, “Faster, faster.” She used all her last forces and flew another street. She finally stopped, turned around, saw her shadow and went forward quietly. A car was waiting for her ahead. The girl sat in it and looked at what was left of her: all the same white hands, scars on them, thin legs, torn apart stockings, short skirt, dirty top and head with long chestnut hair.


Mystics — Astralia Dik
Thriller, Science Fiction, Supernatural

Set 1000 years from now, explore this highly advanced world with David and his talking sarcastic tabby as they join several friends, discovering clue after clue to save their world.


The Dime Box — Karen Grose
Mystery, Thriller

Set in Ontario, Canada, The Dime Box is the story of a young woman accused of murdering her father.


The Secret of the Second Zeus — Anders Kingsley
Mystery, Thriller

Running away from a broken heart, easygoing American Tom Rivers travels to Switzerland to see an old friend, only to find him brutally murdered on the very first day of the visit. Having barely survived a confrontation with his friend’s killer, Tom is stranded in a strange country with two cracked ribs, and no phone or wallet. The next morning he and his friend’s sister learn of the victim’s last message scrawled in his own blood on the back of a group photo. If they can decipher the cryptic message, referring to an ancient myth, they might uncover the biggest conspiracy of a generation. But the darker the secret, the more ruthless are those trying to protect it.


Heart of a Warrior Angel: From Darkness to Light — Lali A. Love
Thriller, Fantasy, Supernatural

A gripping, compelling, powerful story about an incarnated angel’s journey, overcoming trauma and oppression with Love, through self-actualization.


My Girlfriend the Vampire — Robert Northam

A nerdy financial analyst with a non-existent social life meets the woman of his dreams on a foggy night in Boston. There seems to be an issue though…


Edge of the Breach — Halo Scot
Horror, Fantasy, Science Fiction

We all become monsters at the edge of the breach. In a post-apocalyptic world where season of birth determines power (spring healers, summer mages, fall shapeshifters, and winter shields,) a man and a woman emerge from tragic childhoods to lead humanity on opposite sides of an interrealm war.