FOUR FREE AUDIO HORROR STORIES

I listen to a lot of podcasts – several of them regularly provide readings of excellent horror stories. Periodically, I like to post links to some of my favorite episodes. Each of the stories listed below are free, professionally produced, and are ones I particularly loved. 1. “Dream House” by Orrin Grey (2016) – Read […]

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TEN STRANGE ROBERT AICKMAN TALES

Robert Aickman was a British writer, editor and conservationist born in 1914. He described his own stories as ‘Strange Tales’ and they display a distinctive style all his own. He also edited the first eight volumes of the Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories. In 1979 he won the World Fantasy Award for his short […]

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MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN

Born on Halloween in 1852, Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman went on to become a successful American fiction writer. She produced many novels and short stories and became the first recipient of the William Dean Howells Medal for Distinction in Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1926. Through her writing she helped […]

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SIX FRANZ KAFKA STORIES

Born in Prague, Bohemia in 1883, Franz Kafka went on to become a major influence in modern fiction. His novels and short stories most often include bleak realism combined with absurdity and surrealism. His unique style of storytelling has given birth to the term Kafkaesque. While I wouldn’t necessarily describe these tales as horror, they […]

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MORE FREE HORROR AUDIO TALES

With Halloween just around the corner, I feel it’s time to start setting the atmosphere with some free audio readings of chilling, supernatural tales presented by a few of my favorite podcasts. “The Phantom Coach” by Amelia B. Edwards via Tale To Terrify – Discover what happens when a soldier hitches a ride on an […]

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