Category Archives: Horror

Chasing the Vampire for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, July 10, 2020.

  Mystery at Castle Dracula By Jeff Baker   The cloud-enshrouded mountains parted like curtains as our carriage proceeded towards the dark castle. “They never hole up in a convenient motel near a pool, do they?” Jessie said sarcastically. “Sometimes … Continue reading

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“Bees” are Buzzing for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. June 19, 2020.

Bees By Jeff Baker The ground was getting very warm, the sum was very bright and the young man in the red shorts was laying on his back, spread-eagled. He wasn’t restrained, but there was an acre of bees quietly … Continue reading

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“Sojourn In Brooklyn” with Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. May 7, 2020

Sojourn In Brooklyn By Jeff Baker (A Bryce Going Story)   I hadn’t ever expected to see the Brooklyn Bridge again, let alone be back East but the job I had didn’t question my fake I.D. and they were paying … Continue reading

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Midnight Basketball; Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, May 1, 2020.

Midnight Basketball By Jeff Baker   The sharp bouncing of ball on concrete and the squeaking of shoes echoed through the darkened park, if anybody could hear them. Lit by the moon the three players had no trouble seeing the … Continue reading

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New Story in “The Necronomicon of Solar Pons!”

Good News! I just got my copies of “The Necronomicon of Solar Pons” in the mail. Including my story “Solar Pons and the Testament In Ice,” the book is full of stories involving August Derleth’s version of Sherlock Holmes, Solar … Continue reading

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Short Stories from “Invisible Men,” (1960) edited by Basil Davenport. Reviewed by Jeff Baker (Part Four.)

Basil Davenport’s “Invisible Men.” (Part Four.) Sturgeon and O’Brien. By Jeff Baker A Topical Note: While I highly recommend this anthology, I would ask that you forgo buying it on Amazon, as their employees are currently (as of March 31, … Continue reading

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The Cat Came Back; Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker for March 27, 2020.

The Cat Came Back By Jeff Baker   I’d never slept in a church before, especially not a deserted one, but it beat spending another night on the street. Anyway it was cold in the city and I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Short Stories from “Invisible Men,” 1960; Edited by Basil Davenport. Reviewed by Jeff Baker.

Basil Davenport’s Invisible Men; a review by Jeff Baker Part One: London, Collier, Pratt, Wells and de Camp   I stumbled across Basil Davenport’s 1960 paperback anthology “Invisible Men” around 1975, at a used bookstore in Albuquerque, NM. I’ve liked … Continue reading

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“The River of the New Moon,” by Jeff Baker, Going Dark for Friday Flash Fics (Friday, March 13th, 2020)

The River of the New Moon By Jeff Baker During the nights when the Moon is new and not in the sky, she is nonetheless busy elsewhere. Sometimes she manifests herself as a nighthawk and soars the evening skies. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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The Kid In Yellow; an Ancient Evil in Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker; February 14, 2020

The Kid In Yellow By Jeff Baker   I pulled my car next to Basil’s ancient roadster hoping he wasn’t dressed in his aviator’s goggles and one of those long dusters like in that Terry-Thomas movie. “Sidney!” I heard the … Continue reading

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