Diggum

Lost Hollow Books
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When personal tragedy strikes, some men pray. Other men despair. This man goes to war.

Meet Diggum, the local graveyard caretaker, who lives in a small cottage at the edge of the lot. Diggum has spent most of his life angry with God, whom he blames for the devastating house fire that cost Diggum his family.

But Diggum has a secret. It is a secret he hopes to carry to his own grave. It is a secret that he hopes will finally get him his ultimate revenge on God.

DIGGUM is a short tale of dark horror from the mind of Isaac Thorne, a nice man who simply wants to provide you with a few frights. His story is one of rage and revenge. At some point in our lives we all ask the "why" question. Diggum demands an answer.

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About the author

Isaac Thorne is a nice man who has, over the course of his life, developed a modest ability to spin a good yarn. Really. He promises. He won't visit a graveyard at night.


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Publisher
Lost Hollow Books
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Published on
Oct 1, 2016
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Pages
30
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ISBN
9781938271311
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Horror
Fiction / Short Stories (single author)
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Content Protection
This content is DRM free.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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Razor-sharp scares and TALES FROM THE CRYPT-style mayhem lurk within these dark stories of possession, obsession, deception and revenge...this is one collection you don't want to miss!

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When a band of westward pioneers - lost, starving, and desperate -stumbles upon an unlikely oasis in the middle of a barren prairie, Micah wonders if his family has finally caught a lucky break...or does this new Garden of Eden hide a forgotten terror behind a veil of earthly delights?

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When Claire and James move into a beautiful Victorian home together, she soon discovers that he is being seduced by a secret from his past, one thought buried long ago.

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"Tell me something interesting about yourself."
"Well, I have a symbiotic twin named Gertrude. She lives in a small cavity under my ribcage, next to my spleen. If I lie still in bed at night, I can hear her. I think she might be crying."
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Black Door

William and his brothers are on their way to summer camp. But when a wrong turn leads them to an abandoned campground, things start to get weird in this nail-biting and suspenseful short story.

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Late at night in the subway, a little girl and her father wait for a train that runs deep beneath New York City. It will be a ride they never forget.

Pay Back

Stephen Hill has been heaping abuse on poor Joe King since second grade.
Now they're grown men with nothing in common, and Joe still patiently endures Stephen's unrelenting ridicule. But when friendship is only a matter of perspective, PAY BACK might be just around the corner in this irreverent and darkly humorous tale of revenge.

Nose Hears

A man thinks he might be losing his mind when he starts to hear voices inside of his nose.

The Package

When a world-famous personality discovers there's a way to enlarge his "package" to become the world's biggest, he finds it an opportunity too enormous to resist.

THIS COLLECTION INCLUDES:

Crawlspace
Fooling around on your wife can be hazardous to your health.
Jusk ask Tom. He's a man with a lot to juggle: a frustrated wife, a secret new girlfriend, and the unpleasant task of trying to keep his deteriorating vintage farmhouse from falling down around him. Now with his wife out of town for the week, Tom is eager to get busy under the covers with his beautiful new lover - but first there's something he has to finish up in...the Crawlspace.

Whatever Possessed You?
A strange encounter and a cryptic message leaves Gerard Faust a
changed man. Now a novel he can't remember writing is burning up the sales
charts, but is something other than his own talent lurking within?

ArborEATum
When a band of westward pioneers - lost, starving, and desperate -
stumbles upon an unlikely oasis in the middle of a barren prairie, Micah
wonders if his family has finally caught a lucky break...or does this new
Garden of Eden hide a forgotten terror behind a veil of earthly delights?
Curtains for Love
When Claire and James move into a beautiful Victorian home
together, she soon discovers that he is being seduced by a secret from his
past, one thought buried long ago.

Gertrude
"Tell me something interesting about yourself."
"Well, I have a symbiotic twin named Gertrude. She lives in a
small cavity under my ribcage, next to my spleen. If I lie still in bed at
night, I can hear her. I think she might be crying."
So begins this short twisted tale where an obvious lie faces off
with the truth.

Black Door
William and his brothers are on their way to summer camp. But when
a wrong turn leads them to an abandoned campground, things start to get weird
in this nail-biting and suspenseful short story.

The Mole People Beneath the City
Late at night in the subway, a little girl and her father wait for
a train that runs deep beneath New York City. It will be a ride they never
forget.
Pay Back
Stephen Hill has been heaping abuse on poor Joe King since second
grade. Now they're grown men with nothing in common, and Joe still patiently endures Stephen's unrelenting ridicule. But when friendship is only a matter of perspective, PAY BACK might be just around the corner in this irreverent and darkly humorous tale of revenge.

Nose Hears
A man thinks he might be losing his mind when he starts to hear voices
inside of his nose.
The Package When a world-famous personality discovers there's a way to enlarge
his "package" to become the world's biggest, he finds it an opportunity too enormous to resist.
Master of the short story and teller of hilarious nautical misadventures, W. W. Jacobs is most famous for his seminal supernatural story ‘The Monkey's Paw’. For the first time in publishing history, this eBook presents Jacobs’ collected works (almost complete), with numerous illustrations, rare plays and informative introductions. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Jacobs’ life and works

* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts

* All 5 novels, with individual contents tables

* Includes the rare novel THE CASTAWAYS, appearing for the first time in digital publishing

* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Famous novels and collections are fully illustrated with their original artwork

* All the short story collections in the US public domain

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories

* Easily locate the short stories you want to read

* Includes Jacobs’ rare plays – available in no other collection

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


Please note: to comply with US copyright restrictions, the story collection SEA WHISPERS cannot appear in this edition. Once new texts enter the US public domain, they will be added as a free update.


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CONTENTS:


The Novels

A MASTER OF CRAFT

AT SUNWICH PORT

DIALSTONE LANE

SALTHAVEN

THE CASTAWAYS


The Short Story Collections

THE SKIPPER’S WOOING AND THE BROWN MAN’S SERVANT

MANY CARGOES

MORE CARGOES

LIGHT FREIGHTS

THE LADY OF THE BARGE

ODD CRAFT

CAPTAINS ALL

SHORT CRUISES

SAILORS’ KNOTS

SHIP’S COMPANY

NIGHT WATCHES

DEEP WATERS


The Short Stories

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Plays

THE MONKEY’S PAW

BEAUTY AND THE BARGE

THE BOATSWAIN’S MATE

THE CHANGELING

THE GHOST OF JERRY BUNDLER

THE GREY PARROT

ADMIRAL PETERS

IN THE LIBRARY

THE WARMING PAN

A DISTANT RELATIVE

MASTER MARINERS

MATRIMONIAL OPENINGS

DIXON’S RETURN

DOUBLE DEALING


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