Category Archives: Horror

“Mysteries Men Can Only Guess At.” An Encounter for Halloween Night. Friday Flash Fics for October 29, 2021, by Jeff Baker

Mysteries Men Can Only Guess At by Jeff Baker The Moon was rising and the three black-garbed women at the table sipped their drinks. “I’ll tell you, Maila,” Cassie said. “I don’t know how you put up with him for … Continue reading

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Halloween Reading, Recommended by Jeff Baker. (October 24, 2021.)

Spooky Stories I Like by Jeff Baker I’ve done this before and (hopefully) I won’t be repeating myself from earlier years. This is a list of a few scary (okay mildly spooky) short-stories for Halloween. “The Cask of Amontillado” by … Continue reading

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“Trick and/or Treat” Friday Flash Fics (and Fiction) by Jeff Baker for October 22, 2021. (or is that 1975…)

Trick and Or Treat by Jeff Baker I turned fifteen years old the week before Halloween, Nineteen-Seventy-Five. I felt like an adult. I wasn’t, but you couldn’t tell fifteen-year old me anything. Trick-or-treating was for little kids, I had done … Continue reading

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The Events at the Cathedral of St. Dion On the Prairie. Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker for August 20th, 2021.

The Events at the Cathedral of Saint Dion-On-The-Prairie By Jeff Baker People traveling down what locals just call The Old Highway, located between Kingman and Millington in Western Kansas, will take note of a structure that is at times mistaken … Continue reading

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“In a Van By the River” for Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker. July 23, 2021

In a Van By the River by Jeff Baker Day Three: It’s evening. It’s beautiful. I can hear the water lapping the bank, if you can call a rice paddy a bank. My ancestors were here over three hundred years … Continue reading

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“Mystery at Castle Dracula,” Conclusion. Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker, July 16, 2021

Mystery at Castle Dracula, Conclusion by Jeff Baker The Story So Far: Vampire hunters Jessie Skedderis and Shawn Rodriguez have traveled to Transylvania, accepting a mysterious invitation at what may be Castle Dracula. But the servant Wilhelm is a real … Continue reading

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The Wind Blows Across the Prairie for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, June 18, 2021.

The Wind Across the Prairie Whistling In the Tall, Tall Grass By Jeff Baker (A Billy Gonzalez story) I hadn’t been to the trailer just outside Pending, Kansas in about five years but I’d lived there the summer after I’d … Continue reading

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“What We Found In the Back Room of Viterbo’s Pawn and Loan.” Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story for June 2021 by Jeff Baker.

What We Found in the Back Room at Viterbo’s Pawn and Loan by Jeff Baker When you work in essentially a large concrete box with a big window it gets hot, even in the winter. I’d worked at the old … Continue reading

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“Bus Stop,” My Fifth Anniversary Post on Monday/Friday Flash Fics. May 28th, 2021

                Bus Stop                                                 By Jeff Baker                                              (A Bryce Going Story)           At least the rain had stopped, I thought. And we were in a city, I wasn’t sure which one. I hoped it wasn’t Philly or New York; … Continue reading

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Meet the Housewife Of the Year for Friday Flash Fics (April 30, 2021) by Jeff Baker

                                    Housewife of the Year                                          By Jeff Baker                                                       “Me? Housewife Of the Year? Oh, my word! I mean, I never expected! Why yes, I read Suburb and Garden Magazine every month but I never expected to find your … Continue reading

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