The Steps At Silloth

The Steps At Silloth

Michael Carter

Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense

Bizarre and terrifying dreams lead a man to a lonely coastal town in the middle of the night. What will he discover on The Steps At Silloth?A free Lovecraftian short story. 3400 wordsBizarre and troubling dreams lead our narrator on a night-drive to Silloth on the Cumbrian coast-line. What he finds on The Steps At Silloth will make him question his past and its implications.This is a free weird short story [3400 words] in the Lovecraftian tradition. Previously published in "Cthulhu Cultus #11" magazine, now available for free. Any feedback is most welcome and appreciated.
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Blue

Blue

Michael Carter

Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense

A new life, a new beginning on the ocean planet Mosa VI, commonly known as Blue, goes awry for one colonist and his family. A short sci-fi story. 2300 words.This is a short science fiction story of 1,800 words, plus a few hundred of Afterword.When a man decides to take his family to the clean, sparsely-populated ocean world of Mosa VI, commonly known as Blue, he gets more than he bargained for.This story went from brain-to-published in one afternoon. Hope you like it. Please leave a review on whichever site you found it.
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Ride The Wild Worm

Ride The Wild Worm

Michael Carter

Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense

When an Englishman visits an American rodeo show, he gets far more than horse-play... A horror/fantasy story with a Lovecraft tinge.3000 words.When an Englishman visits an American rodeo show, he gets far more than horse-play...A horror fantasy story with a Lovecraft tinge, for fans of the wierd tale...
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Oblivious

Oblivious

Michael Carter

Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense

If you go down to the woods today, you're in for a big surprise...A horror fantasy short story. 1500 words plus an Authors AfterwordIf you go down to the woods today, you're in for a big surprise...A horror/fantasy short story of 1500 words.Including an Authors Afterword. Warning; Though not of an adult nature, this story contains some scenes concerning animals which some readers may find disturbing...but then it's a horror story, innit?A different version of this story appeared in the Amiga diskzine "Dark Portal 4" in 1996.
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A Greasy Spoon Life

A Greasy Spoon Life

Michael Carter

Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense

It's a difficult stressful week when you start talking to your cutlery...A crazy, silly, funny and sad story about a poor depressed spoon.Have a free chuckle today, and never be comfortable in your kitchen again.A story of 2300 words.It's a difficult stressful week when you start talking to your cutlery...A crazy, silly, funny and sad story about a poor depressed spoon.Have a free chuckle today, and never be comfortable in your kitchen again.A short story of 2300 words.All feedback and reviews very welcome.
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Esther's House

Esther's House

Michael Carter

Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense

Esther's House - A true story of the paranormal.Childrens fears, scary relatives, and ghostly family histories...4600 words.Elderly sisters complain of paranormal goings-on in their small bungalow. Is the place haunted, or is it their fevered imaginations. Decide for yourself...Now re-formatted to look better on your e-reader.
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Hunting Comp.

Hunting Comp.

Michael Carter

Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense

A Cautionary Tale of Time Travel. How much fun would it be to hunt a dinosaur with an Enfield rifle?In this, my first ever proper story, a tough hunter travels in time back to the days of the dinosaurs. Armed with an Enfield rifle and his lucky chewing-straw, Matheson is on the trail of ancient prey...
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The Pods

The Pods

Michael Carter

Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense

When strange metallic pods begin to suddenly drop from the sky one night, two young brothers take one home and make a terrible discovery...Now looking better than ever on your e-reader...A short science-fiction horror story. What is the purpose of The Pods, spherical metallic machines that slowly fall from the Northern skies one night. And what happens when two young brothers take one home, and begin to examine and dismantle it? What is the terrible secret of The Pods.Updated 11/12; Easier to read on your e-device.
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Snow Wonder

Snow Wonder

Michael Carter

Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense

A science-fiction horror, about a survey team on a distant planet, who encounter some very startling and mysterious snow.What is happening on the previously unknown planet Wampet 6 when a space crew begins to mysteriously disappear overnight? What is the secret of the Tanglebush and the terrible all-encompassing snow.A light hearted science-fiction story, written in letters.
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The Chaac Ornamentation

The Chaac Ornamentation

Michael Carter

Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense

A man is on trial for the attempted theft of an ancient Mayan artefact. Given the opportunity to take the stand, he presents the court with a fantastic story...2700 words.A man is on trial for the attempted theft of an ancient Mayan artefact. Given the opportunity to take the stand, he presents the court with a fantastic story... This short story tinkers with ancient myths, earth mysteries, mayan legends, and the incompetence of lawyers.
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Tempests

Tempests

Michael Carter

Paranormal / Thriller / Suspense

An old friend with a terrifying secret suddenly appears in Bradley's life. What has been happening to her, and can it be stopped?7600 words.An old friend with a terrifying secret suddenly appears in Bradley's life. What has been happening to her, and can it be stopped.A science-fiction tale.
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