Where the Wild Ladies Are by Aoko Matsuda

This collection of short stories are inspired by the Japanese folklore tales which filled with supernatural and variety of yūrei and yōkai (ghosts and monsters). Each story appears as an individual short story. However, as you continue reading the collection, you will realise that the stories are connecting from one…

Devil's Creek, Todd Keisling

Devil's Creek was the site of a religious cult back in the early '80s. There was a church located there, home to the Lord's Church of Holy Voices and the head of the cult, Jacob Masters preached the gospel of a nameless god. In 1983, Imogene and her other friends…

Firestarter, Stephen King

"You're a firestarter, honey. Just one great big Zippo lighter." The story begins with a man and his 7-year-old daughter running from persons yet unknown. Through flashbacks, we get to know who they are running from and why the unknown persons keep chasing after them. Andy McGee recalled…

The Stand, Stephen King

"I will fear no evil" While Charlie Campion is on night duty, a deadly virus escapes the military complex he is monitoring. He manages to flee with his wife and baby daughter before the base enters lockdown. When they reached the East Texas town of Arnette, Charlie's car…

Psycho (Psycho #1), Robert Bloch

The story begins with Norman Bates, a 40-year-old man falls asleep on a couch when reading a book. His domineering mother appears, and they start to argue. Norman runs the Bates Motel which is just down the hill of their house. Meanwhile, Mary Crane is on the run after stealing…

HORROR STORIES, Tunku Halim

Biggest Baddest BomohA story of a guy named Idris who is obsessed with his colleague Zani to the extent to hire a bomoh or a witch just to get her. Unfortunately, the outcome might be different than what he wants. Night of the PontianakThree friends go for pontianak or vampire…

Night Shift, Stephen King

Night Shift is the first collection of short stories by Stephen King, first released in 1978. Many of his famous short stories were included in this book. It consists of twenty short stories. I really enjoyed almost every story in this book. This is one of the best short stories…

Rage, Richard Bachman

The narrator is Charlie Decker, a senior at Placerville High School in Placerville, Maine. The story begins in the morning when Charlie is called to the principal’s office from his Algebra 2 class. Mr. Denver wants to talk about the incident that occurred two months earlier, where Charlie had…