Category Archives: Horror

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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Wandering Into Dangerous Waters with Friday Flash Fics for November 16,2019 by Jeff Baker

One Foot On Sea and One Foot On Shore By Jeff Baker I’d been walking along the beach for quite a while, since before the sun set. I’d seen the Atlantic, but I’d taken it for granted. The Pacific was … Continue reading

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A Ghost Story And Some History for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. November7, 2019

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November By Jeff Baker   “Well, I’ll tell you why we don’t use the church anymore and then you can decide whether you want to go through with this or not,” the elderly British priest … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en on the Road; Flash Fiction by Jeff Baker, October 25, 2019

On The Blacktop (A Tale for Hallowe’en) By Jeff Baker   There wasn’t a lot of traffic along that spur of the highway in northern Kansas, nonetheless they had a pilot car and a worker with a stop sign to … Continue reading

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Two Stories Read by Angel Martinez

Angel Martinez reads a weekly story (or part of one) on her blog on Fridays. She’s read one of mine before, and this past Friday she read two! Sure as my name is Jeff Baker, this is a thriller: https://angelmartinezauthor.weebly.com/from-angels-cave/friday-reading-day-marsden-tower-camera-obscura

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Who has Seen The Wind? Friday Flash Fics for August 16, 2019 by Jeff Baker (posted way late!)

Neither I Nor You By Jeff Baker   “Close the door! Hurry!” Mick said. “Wait! Alex isn’t here!” I said. “Screw Alex! He’ll have to…” “Hold up! I’m here!” Alex said, almost running into the steel door. We ducked into … Continue reading

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