The Dead Inn Author:Shane Ryan Staley (Editor) More than twenty-five authors and artists traveled from all over the world to stay in the historic Dead Inn on the first full moon of October 2000. The inn became a setting for some of the most brilliant minds of underground fiction, working throughout the night to produce the most grotesque and disturbing images inspired by the inn's dark m... more »agic. And finally, these works have been gathered in this volume.
First Floor: Gross Oddities
A husband's devious plan to kill his wife worked beautifully. The first time.
Tony had the life after selling his soul to the devil to become a rock star. His only requirement was that he had to have sex with one virgin before the stroke of every midnight. He thought it would be easy...
The Owl Girl has time up her vagina, the kind of time that is associated with death and spirits and dreams.
Something in Common - Don D'Ammassa
Baby - Charlee Jacob
Snuff's Enough - Michael Laimo
Mama's Boy Blues - Brady Allen
The Last Piece - Frederick Obermeyer
Sacrificing Virgins - John Everson
Razor Wire - Steve Beai
The End of the World is Brought to You By- - Mark McLaughlin
Second Floor: Erotic Perversities
Staci's introduction with a little man, no more than six inches tall and with a set of wasplike wings, was somewhat comfortable compared to the horrific evening they spent together.
Chad Benson found himself fighting obsession with a strange encounter in a steam room. Intense sex, a whisper in his ear, then a clipping of a lock of his hair by an unknown woman who disappeared. But not from Chad's mind...
Chloe has an invisible hand as a childhood friend, a guardian, and a lover. Can her sister save her from its overpowering hold and stop Chloe's midnight lovemaking before it's too late?A Little Seduction - Dominick Cancilla
A Blind Date - Barbara Malenky
Steam Heat - John B. Rosenman
Mirrors - Sue D'Nimm
Summer Gargoyles - Scott Thomas
Faded Goddess - Jim Lee
Visitor in Darkness - Shane Ryan Staley
Magic Fingers - Judith Tracy
Third Floor: Supernatural Entities
A drug-addicted father's life is at the crossroads. Battling the past, addiction, and the advice of a lovely ghost he'd fallen in love with, his song waits in the threshold, hoping to regain his family.
All the lost kids have gathered to watch Gnarly play. And even the drugs, booze, strange music, and human sacrifice couldn't prepare Bobby for what was to come.
Julian Cord's past kept him in a prison of loveless nights and bad dreams. But to face the past and the evil of his old captor, Lucy, he could risk what little he had left and draw closer to Hell.Needle and Blood - Trey R. Barker
Into the Darkness, Gently - Weston Ochse
The House of Mr. Morbidikus - Michael J. Arruda
Dancing Upon the Dirt of Fallen Angels - Kurt Newton