Most towns have a library. Theyโ€™re public buildings, institutions of knowledge and fantasy. The books held within are almost sacred; librarians and their assistants: the priests and acolytes of knowledge and lore. Some libraries, however, are not public. They hold forbidden secrets and untold stories. Congratulations, reader....

For seven consecutive years, no one has gone trick-or-treating in Bigelow County. In fact, no one in that rural, God-fearing little town celebrates Halloween. At all. Under pressure from concerned parents, elderly residents โ€“ who make up the majority of the electorate, and the four...

When I was just a little kid, my grandmother on my mother's side once scared the living shit out of me. I've never forgotten that terrifying moment of my youth. Until now, it was just a fond memory of a silly little boy in his...

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V52EBbDvVDc[/embedyt] Ding! I jolted awake. My phone lit up on the nightstand. It showed one new notification: Motion detected at your doorstep. 3:17 AM. My heart pounded as my fingers slipped across the screen. I clicked on the security camera video feed. A man stood on my doorstep. He stayed...

It's that time of year again. Another stupid Halloween night with a bunch of stupid kids breaking into my house, just to prove they have balls to enter a haunted house. Well, I'm a ghost, or at least that's what they call me. I'm not...