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    The Feathered Man – Jeremy De Quidt

    “The window of Kusselmann’s shop was full of teeth. They were laid out in neat rows along polished ebony shelves, and piled into small mounds in blue and white porcelain bowls the size of your hand.  Teeth.  Hundreds of teeth. And that was just the window. If you were to go inside, you would find even more laid out on cloth lined trays along the counter and in glass-fronted cabinets along the walls.” In a German town many years ago a teeth puller is called to a lodging house. Two of its boarders have died and its time to get some money for their teeth. What the lady who owns…

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    The Spook’s Curse – Joseph Delaney

    “When I heard the first scream, I turned away and covered my ears with my hands, pressing hard until my head hurt. At that moment I could do nothing to help. But I could still hear it, the sound of a priest in torment, and it went on for a long time before finally fading away. So I shivered in the dark barn, listening to the rain drumming on the roof, trying to gather my courage. It was a bad night and it was about to get worse.  Tom Ward has been the Spook’s apprentice for just over six months now. He has learnt a lot at the hands of…

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    Stitch Head – Guy Bass

    “It was the night that everything changed. The circus had come to Grubbers Nubbin. Or rather –  Fulbert Freakfinder’s  Traveling Carnival of Unnatural Wonders A most terrifying voyage for the mind and spirit to a world of such unfathomable oddities as has ever been seen -had come to Grubbers Nubbin.” Castle Grotteskew stand on the hill above Grubbers Nubbin. The townsfolk keep away. Word is a mad professor creates terrifying creatures up the castle and their cries can be heard every few days. But when the carnival comes to town everything changes for Grubbers Nubbin and Castle Grotteskew, but most especially Stitch Head, one of the castles quieter inhabitants. *** I first…