The Ghostly World

The Ghostly World

Short stories free to read

Micro, flash, horror, ghost, paranormal, fantasy fiction. Tales for the hours of darkness..

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We'd like to extend our thanks to those supporting our endeavours, so that we can continue to entertain you with more tales for the hours of darkness. You'll find a great selection of horror stories, ghost stories and weird stories throughout the website.

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As well as our fictional writings, we also provide audio recordings, and both Joe and John welcome feedback, your comments, and any ideas for future tales for the hours of darkness.

In the meantime, we'll continue to write our stories and share them on the website and bring you more from The Ghostly World and the Abyss.

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Scary Stories - Horror Stories - Creepy Tales exhumed by The Ghostly World