Tales from The Lake Vol.1 (paperback)

$12.99

Welcome to The Lake.

Remember those dark and scary nights spent telling ghost stories and other campfire tales? With the Tales from The Lake anthologies, you can relive the most memorable of those moments by reading the best Dark Fiction short stories from the best genre authors around.

“… a fine collection of short stories and poems presented to us by Crystal Lake Publishing. These stories are reminiscent of the old Tales from the Crypt. Remember as a kid,sitting in the backyard in the evening with a flashlight trying to outdo one another with the scariest tale? That’s what these stories are like, only they’re for our grownup selves.” – Horror Novel Reviews

“…a perfect example of horror, blending gruesome imagery with a creeping dread that we can’t easily shake off. This is a solid hit if I’ve ever seen one.” – Zero Signal Magazine

“Whatever raises the hairs on the back of your neck, or has you jumping at the slightest sound, chances are that something here will hit close to home. Tales from the Lake Vol. 1 is a collection of tales well worth diving into.” – Hellnotes

Description

From urban legends and ghosts, African witchdoctors / curses and living dolls, serial killers and seamonsters, to vengeful animals, demons wandering the earth, and the every day fight between good and evil, this anthology has it all.

So dive into fourteen tales of horror, with short stories and dark poems by some of the best horror writers in the world, including a story by the master himself, Graham Masterton.

Allow the very first installment of TALES FROM THE LAKE to transport you to lakeside terror in “Lover, Come Back to Me”, “Lady of Lost Lake”, and “Game On”; journey to the basement of your local pet store in “Dead Pull” and your neighborhood pub in “O’Halloran’s”; visit the apocalypse in “Devil’s Night”; travel to Africa in “Witch-Compass” and “The Reunion”; spend time with talking dolls in “Don’t Look at Me”; experience the horrors of drug addiction from close up in “Junksick”; and climb a ladder to the heavens in “Perrollo’s Ladder”.

TALES FROM THE LAKE VOL.1 includes the winning stories from the 2013 Tales From the Lake Horror Writing Competition: a nautical tale in Jennifer Loring’s “The Art of Wrecking”; a bizarre story of strange addictions in J. Daniel Stone’s “Alternative Muses”; and a cult horror story in the jungles of South America in William Ritchey’s “Las Maquinas”.