Deepest Fears - A Collection of Horror Stories by James Straka

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Ghosts in the basement. Clowns on a rampage. Things that go bump, bang, slash, and stab in the night. Whatever scary terrors haunt your nightmares, you can find it in Deepest Fears. Let author James Straka inspire your bad dreams with this collection of horror stories. These nine terrifying tales are sure to leave you covered in goose bumps and clutching your blanket with every spooky turn of the page. Get ready to be afraid.

Deepest Fears includes the following:

Abducted - Judy and Jake finally get a taste of the good life when Jake gets that promotion. They buy a large house in the country to get away from it all. Only when Jake has to leave on his first business trip, Judy and her dog Max get an unexpected visitor that is not from this planet, and is determined to gain entry to the house and its occupants.

Dark Humor - Gary Banner lost his job, has a wife and daughter that hate him, and is on the edge of insanity. The only thing that brings Gary any joy is performing as a clown at children's birthday parties. When Gary's wife demands a divorce, the clown doesn't react the way she intended.

When Animals Attack - Billy Ray is an avid hunter and gets an adrenaline rush from killing any animal in his way. However, the tables turn after an unexplainable force brings the animals of the forest together for a showdown.

Incarcerated - Bill Sanders is an innocent man on death row being wrongfully accused of killing his wife. A new inmate enters the prison with a bite mark on his hand that triggers a zombie outbreak inside and outside of the prison. Now Bill has to make a decision on whether he should stay secure in the prison or get back his freedom amongst a zombie apocalypse.

Vacancy - Larry Jones and his friends decide to take a tour of a hotel that was recently bought by a paranormal investigator and is supposedly haunted. Based on a true story.

Sex, Drugs and Vampires - The year is 1987. The place is LA's sunset strip. Metal Snake is a heavy metal band trying to make it in the music industry but their lives take a drastic turn when they are given a dose of vampire blood.

Forgotten Memories - When Henry and Ellen take in a man with amnesia who Henry finds in a wrecked car on the side of the road, the three develop a bond only until the stranger's memory finally returns.

The Neighbor - All seems well in the neighborhood until children start going missing. Greg and Mia start to think that the abductor has moved in right next-door.

Evil Within - Little Nathan witnesses his teacher's suicide, which opens the gates of hell and lets out a demon that possesses him. Now it's up to his parents to enlist the services of Father Aaron Martin to drive the unclean entity out of the boy and back to hell.

If you didn't have a reason to be scared before, you will once you read Deepest Fears. Every grizzly word of this horror anthology is designed to make you scream. So, grab your flashlights and get ready for the fright of your life.
 

About James Straka

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Published November 26, 2013 190 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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