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When the Halloween Decorations Start Bleeding
Average Rating:
7.99

When the Halloween Decorations Start Bleeding

"Am I going to be charged with murder?" The detective sighed, and did not answer. His eyes were tired, haunted. "Just help us get to the bottom of this," he said. "Okay," I answered. "I'll ...
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A Walk Home on Halloween
Average Rating:
7.71

A Walk Home on Halloween

I had just moved to my current flat in Raynes Park, Southwest London, and was still fairly unfamiliar with the area. Now my current bosses and supervisors know that I am still fighting a losing ...
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Pick-a-Pocket
Average Rating:
8.05

Pick-a-Pocket

My younger brother disappeared on Halloween night when he was seven years old. It hollowed out my mother, who was raising the two of us all by herself, and that was already hard enough in ...
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The Murphy Horror House
Average Rating:
8.04

The Murphy Horror House

Living in the town of Findlay, you hear a lot of urban legends. Scary stories and rumors, usually conjured up to convince the young kids to behave and not to stay out past their bedtimes ...
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I Grew Up
Average Rating:
8.2

I Grew Up

My father died from pulmonary hypertension when I was only four years old. I still remember the night he had the heart-attack, watching from the third-floor window of my great-grandmother's bedroom as he was wheeled ...
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The Boy in the Devil Costume
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7.99

The Boy in the Devil Costume

I hate Halloween for many reasons. I have to answer the door every ten minutes. I have to pretend like I’m excited to give bratty kids free candy. I have to stay inside, because driving ...
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The Ones Who Sleep Alone
Average Rating:
7.15

The Ones Who Sleep Alone

During my junior year of college, I was on a bit of a bender. My high school girlfriend finally called it quits for the third time and the lure of the one night stand caught ...
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Babysitting on Halloween
Average Rating:
8

Babysitting on Halloween

£25 an hour to look after two little children, I wasn't going to turn that down. It was Halloween night and I had grown out of it, but it didn't stop their parents from going ...
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The Legend of Tallulah James
Average Rating:
8.02

The Legend of Tallulah James

All my life, I've fostered a deep love for Halloween. Everything about it makes me tingle with joy and the expectation of a fun, spirited time. I mean, the weather is superb; the leaves of ...
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Toby
Average Rating:
8.64

Toby

It was in the year of our Lord 1778, when I, Frank Aaron McDougall, made voyage from Ireland, carried upon the wind of freedom was I bound towards that shining light across the sea, to ...
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The Holy Drinker
Average Rating:
8.16

The Holy Drinker

As Nick lifted the glass to his lips once more, he felt his shirt sleeve pull free from the sticky puddle of spilled cocktails that had accumulated throughout the night. He tilted his head back ...
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Let's All Go To the Carnival
Average Rating:
8.47

Let’s All Go To the Carnival

“How did you hear about this place?” My voice broke the long-established silence, a silence that had been building since we snuck out of our houses. It was almost like Marty thought his mother would ...
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