Publications

Forbidden Dreams

Various Authors – Published February 10, 2021

  • Featuring “Understanding The Laws of Thermodynamics”  Scott Savino
  • Paperback Cover Art Scott Savino

There are nightmares that can’t be forgotten. Mysteries that should be left unsolved. Open the door to forbidden knowledge and peer into the mouth of madness itself in this new collection of cosmic horror from over twenty award winning authors.Discover the dangers of latent memories. The burden of insanity that comes with truth. The inescapable evil that will consume us all. These stories will widen your horizons and there will be no turning back to what you once considered normal.


Calls From the Brighter Futures Suicide Hotline: Volume 2

Various Authors – Published November 6, 2020

  • Featuring “Brighter Futures Suicide Hotline Has Been Around A Lot Longer Than You Think” Scott Savino

We’re Back in Business. After a rollercoaster of events, the Brighter Futures Suicide Hotline is under new management and preparing for a major merger with a competitor. But all is not as heavenly as it seems. Dangerous alliances are being formed and corporate spies are plotting to take the company down from within. The team at Brighter Futures will be put through the ringer again in this volume which features all season 2 stories from our award winning cast of authors both old and new. So get back to work and catch up with Brighter Futures!


 

Mother Ghost’s Grimm: Volume 2

Various Authors – Published September 29, 2020

  • Featuring “A Boy Named Squid” Scott Savino

Forty-two authors have brought you another creepy collection of tales, sure to keep you up at night.

In this book you will find even more terrifying tales to haunt your mind. Cemeteries, spiders, gremlins, and ghosts – everything you fear the most. Just when you thought it was safe to turn out the light, Mother Ghost’s Grimm came back for round 2 of the fright.

Read…if you DARE. *Ages 7 & up!*


No Safe Distance: Stories from Quarantine

Various Authors – Published June 16, 2020

  • Featuring “Delicious” Scott Savino

Quarantine, isolation, distancing… these are all part of the new decade across the entire world. Thirteen of today’s best selling horror authors bring the terrors of isolation to life before your very eyes. A sure cure to boredom and over-comfort, this book features many ways one’s mind and surroundings can unravel given the right circumstances. All proceeds for this anthology will be donated to the Doctor’s Without Borders charity team. Unsettle your spine a bit while contributing to a great cause.


Scary Snippets: Family Edition

Various Authors – Published June 02, 2020

  • Featuring “She Was Schizophrenic” Scott Savino
  • Featuring “He’s A Better Father” Scott Savino

Skeletons in the closet. Disappointment Rooms. Cellars that lead to torture chambers. Houses are not always homes. Those we love the most have a dark side and in this first collection it will be made plainly clear that no secret is safe. Read about abusive parents, generational curses and shameful relatives in this terrifying anthology that brings out the worst in all of us. Be sure to check out the second collection so that your family can revel in the darkness festering inside their souls.


Horror for Hire: Second Shift

Various Authors – Published May 21, 2020

  • Featuring “We’re Forever Tonguing Tender Sores Scott Savino

The door to the beyond is open and the other side might lead to your termination. Enter the working world again in this second collection of award winning horror told from 12 authors as they tell you about demonic deliveries, conniving coworkers and terrifying technology.Corporate chaos awaits on every page and get both volumes so your work day is filled with nightmares.


Blood and Beetles (Death and Butterflies Book 2)

Various Authors – Published April 14, 2020

  • Featuring “The Honey of Revenge Scott Savino
  • Paperback Cover Art Scott Savino

For every single living person on this planet there are over two million insects. Whether we recognize it or not, they are the masters over this world. With so many creepy crawlies, our amazing group of award winning horror authors saw fit to give you a double dose of insectophobia.All of these stories are guaranteed to give you the creeps and force you to fight the urge to itch. Let them get under your skin.


Scary Snippets: Valentine’s Edition

Various Authors – Published February 01, 2020

  • Featuring “One Last Kiss Scott Savino

You can close your eyes to the things you don’t want to see. But you can’t close your heart, as it now belongs to me. This book will show you, the horror of our love. Forever and always, now bound blood. Happy Valentine’s Day! Featuring stories from many award-winning authors!


 

Mother Ghost’s Grimm Vol. 1

Various Authors – Published December 20, 2019

  • Featuring “Avoid The Maple Woods Scott Savino

Forty-eight authors have brought you a creepy collection of tales, sure to keep you up at night. Grab a flashlight, and let your mind wander into the haunted unknown. A place where the shadows lurk around every corner, and the boogeyman awaits your arrival. With every turn, a new nightmare begins. Are you brave enough to reach the end?

Read…if you DARE.


The Killer Collection

Various Authors – Published October 29, 2019

  • Featuring “Secrets Scott Savino
  • Paperback Cover Art Scott Savino

For generations, we have been fascinated with cases surrounding serial killers, stalkers, abusers, homicidal maniacs and cold cases. Some still remain unsolved, and some are just now being written. Within the pages of this anthology you will find sixty stories of horror that shed the spotlight on the evil which lurks within. Featuring over twenty award winning authors from all across the globe, this new stunning collection of never before released visceral horror aims to prove that there is nothing deadlier on this planet than the people we meet. Other tales will show a different side to vengeance and justice and make you question whether or not good and bad even exist. And the time you are finished you will be forced to realize the dark truth: There is a killer in all of us.


Death and Butterflies (Death and Butterflies Book 1)

Various Authors – Published September 30, 2019

  • Featuring “Droning in the Dark Scott Savino
  • Paperback Cover Art Scott Savino

We feel them crawl across our skin and get a chill. We watch them feast upon the dead and wonder if our own corpse might be the next feast. Though often minuscule in size, the fear that embodies us when seeing them can paralyze us. And one bite can render a grown man dead in mere minutes. In this collection you will find fictional stories of terror centering around bugs of all kinds including…

      • A horde of termites overtaking a man’s body
      • A son watching his mother’s mental health decline from dementia
      • Vampire wasps
      • A very special way to make honey

And many more creepy crawly stories guaranteed to remind all of us that if it were not for size; we would not be the dominant species upon this earth.


Vampires, Zombies and Ghosts – Volume 2

Various Authors – Published September 12, 2019

  • Featuring “Aspirin Scott Savino

This collection of short stories about vampires, zombies, ghosts, a werewolf, a demon, a cupid, and a mermaid, is the second volume in this two-volume anthology in the Read on the Run series, and it is as entertaining and charming as Volume 1. Stories will scare you, make you laugh, and make you shed a tear or two. And we’ve thrown in two previously-published stories in the print version as bonus material, that fit in with the theme of this collection.


Black Rainbow

Various LGBTQIA+ Authors and Author Allies – Published August 6, 2019

  • Featuring “My Ex-Husband Is Still An Asshole Scott Savino
  • Featuring “A Letter To My Husband, Jack” Scott Savino
  • Paperback Cover Art Scott Savino

The monsters burst forth from the closet in this collection of 25 terrifying tales. These scary stories feature characters that span a spectrum of identities and genders and were written a diverse range of LGBTQIA authors and allies. What would you do to protect the ones you love? Would you follow them beneath the lapping waters of a moonlit lake? Could you hide away forever and vow to never love again? Would you face the thing that creeps through their room in the dark of night? Could you tell a lie to spare them a more horrible truth? Most importantly — How do you continue to face yourself after the many awful things you’ve done? Come out, come out, wherever you are. Hold your head up high and try to find the rainbows hiding in the midnight sky.


Sirens at Midnight: Terrifying Tales of First Responders

Various Authors – Published June 29, 2019

  • Featuring “The Curious Affair of Danica Jane Mallory Scott Savino 
  • Paperback Cover Art Scott Savino

Each and every day, first responders are thrown into situations most of us can barely comprehend. These brave souls are pushed to limits far beyond the average imagination, be it physically, emotionally or something…else…Like a police officer who arrives at a scene that defies all logic and reason…A firefighter who rushes into a house only to be met the very flames of Hell…A paramedic who can’t restart a heart…because the patient doesn’t have one…A 9-1-1 call from beyond the grave…With 40 terrifying tales from 31 authors, join the heroic men and women of those professions and more as they attempt to rise above the darkness…and avoid having the last sounds they ever hear be…Sirens at Midnight


Wrong Roads: Scary Stories from Coast to Coast

Various Authors – Published March 20, 2019

  • Featuring “Florida: Gulped Down By The Gulf Scott Savino
  • Featuring “Iowa: Chasing Ghost Trains”  Scott Savino

As we drive through America, we are often lured to venture from the familiar and into the unknown.This collection encourages you to do the same. To ride alongside your favorite horror authors as they take you on a trip you will never forget. There is no turning back.From new legends to old familiar haunts, the stories held within this tome will make you question whether anywhere is safe. Over 30 authors have crafted the most authentic and horrifying representation of each state. Not a single dark road will be left untraveled. You will never want to leave home again.


Goregasm: Seductively Scary Stories

Various Authors – Published February 14, 2019

  • Featuring “Some Secrets Refuse To Stay Sunk” Scott Savino
  • Featuring “Dad’s Fleshlight”  Scott Savino
  • Paperback Cover Art Scott Savino

Goregasm is an anthology of the hot and the horrifying, the sexy and the scary, the titillating and the terrifying. Featuring 30 stories from over 20 authors, Goregasm contains the most vile tales of lust the human mind can conjure.

From a father’s bequeathal of his sordid sexual proclivities, to a glory hole made the devil himself, to a computer program that allows its users to partake in their most depraved fantasies, Goregasm takes a frightening dive into the sexual psyche, with blood-curdling tales that are presented with the hardest, deepest, most throbbing details the written word allows.

Featuring haunting tales for everyone straight, gay, bi, trans, and everything in between, prepare to be aroused and appalled as Goregasm will bring anyone to what will unquestionably be the most divisive climaxes you ever achieve.


Monstronomicon: 100 Horror Stories from 70 Authors

Various Authors – Published December 14, 2018

  • Featuring “Heartseeker” Scott Savino
  • Featuring “Peepers” Scott Savino

Tips for Monster Hunting

  1. Check the deepest part of the ocean…Or let someone with a submarine check it for you.
  2. Order a monster egg online…Make sure it won’t hatch before it arrives.
  3. Don’t. What are you, crazy? You don’t need to look. The monsters will find you.

THE MONSTRONOMICON is a collection of 100 stories from around the world. These aren’t your everyday Werewolves and Wendigos either. Each story is told the survivor of an encounter with a unique and mysterious creature more wild and varied than you can imagine. This book has something for everyone with a dark mind, so read now to find the perfect monster for you.

Some monsters are quirky and friendly, while others are apocalyptic behemoths crawling up from the depths. Some stories are heartwarming, funny, or profound, while others are a blood bath.


A Cure for Chaos: Horrors From Hospitals and Psych Wards

Various Authors – Published December 14, 2018

  • Featuring “Clinical Trial” Scott Savino
Life is chaos. Death is the only cure. You’re never so vulnerable as when you surrender your body to a hospital.

You trust the doctors to know what is best, but these stories show what happens when they have other plans.

What if a maternity doctor pretends your child died during birth just so he can steal it? Or a simple operation is used as an excuse to harvest parts? Discover the truth of the asylum in the woods, take the pills which induce mind-bending phobias, and try to escape when you’ve been institutionalized against your will.

A CURE FOR CHAOS is an anthology of horror stories from 30 authors, each with a unique way to thrill and terrify you. From stalking supernatural monsters to the psychopaths hiding in plain sight, these quick reads are perfect for adding excitement to your daily life.