Dark Tales from Firefly Island
Horror tales and things that go bump in the night (exclusively KU)


Juliet learns there are worse things than a week of family drama when her winter paradise transforms into a horrific nightmare. 

Something is hunting her and her parents, waiting in the frozen darkness… watching. Something ancient. Something hungry…

Tormented by horrific nightmares, a woman teetering on the brink of reality must determine if her madness is the result of a traumatic experience or something much more sinister.

Two months after witnessing the gruesome death of her husband, Jenny drifts through each day, a vacant shell. Haunted by memories of Walker, she caves to her sister’s demands, agreeing to check into Briar Glen Mental Health Facility the next morning.

However, someone else has plans for Jenny this Halloween. When a gift from her deceased husband is delivered, the distressing present sets into motion a chilling plan of revenge—one which results in death.

Is this all just an elaborately cruel prank or has Walker returned from the grave to reclaim his bride?

Attached to a violent fiancé, a desperate young woman makes an impulsive decision to conceal a stranger in her barn, altering the course of her life (and death) forever…

Raised in pastoral Romania, innocent Crina knows nothing beyond her father’s farmlands. When she discovers an injured man hiding in their barn, she is captivated by his exotic nature, offering him shelter, despite the warnings of the local townsfolk.

Grateful for her compassion, Thaddeus seduces Crina, revealing his dark secret during their passionate encounter; an insatiable desire for blood. He then vanishes, leaving Crina a sack of coins; enough money to escape from her cruel fiancé. However, when her fiancé discovers her deceit, he brutally attacks her... Thaddeus intervenes too late.

Unwilling to lose the only woman to show him kindness, Thaddeus offers her a unique solution. Now, Crina must decide not only if she can love a monster, but if she can love herself for becoming one.

Forced to undergoes a violent, barbaric medical treatment, a victimized wife discovers she’s capable of more than she believed… including murder.

Waking lashed to a bed on All Hallows’ Eve, Jillian Nichols learns she’s the newest patient at Briar Glen Mental Health Facility, a sketchy hospital which follows an atypical type of medical treatment. As she struggles to recall the events which abandoned her in the horrific place, Jillian struggles to discern between reality and fantasy.

Subjected to electroshock therapy by her depraved doctor, Jillian’s agonizing treatments reveal the reason behind her involuntary committal and plant the seed of revenge, transforming the shy housewife into a merciless killer.

Someone tried to take Jillian’s life, now they will pay with theirs.

Grammy Sue’s gonna get you...

When Mindy takes her husband camping for a romantic weekend, they stumble upon a demented old woman determined to murder them both.

Waking in a hospital three months later, Jake’s chilling screams echoing in her ears, Mindy struggles to process the horrendous images of her husband’s final moments. Clinging to life, she reveals a sinister tale of gruesome torture to a disbelieving hospital staff.

As more details pour forth, and the horrific, secret ingredient in Grammy Sue’s Easter Chews is revealed, Mindy unsuspectingly places herself in grave danger, drawing the ire of vengeful chocolatier.