10+ Horror Short Stories for Free! [PDF]

We present this selection of horror short stories in PDF format, designed for lovers of strong emotions. We know that, for some reason, fear can attract as well as scare, but knowing that we are in a safe environment can be an adventure. This is the case with literature, as well as horror movies.

Writers of this literary subgenre are challenged to provoke those intense emotions that make the reader always want to experience more. That desire to end with a feeling that deep down is pleasant and can be enjoyed, although in a different way than humor or love. Don’t miss this collection of horror short stories that will make you live an unforgettable experience.

You will love horror short stories if this is your thing, because you will have all the plot of a great work in a few words. The structure of this type of narration is not very different from that of other stories, however, it may happen that the denouement is not decisive, that is, the story may end at the same moment of the climax, leaving the reader surprised and shocked. In general, the reader will have to reestablish the balance of his emotions, since the author will not provide it.

As for the elements, they are the same as in any narrative work. Characters are usually of three types: The conventional ones that reflect a logical, rational and safe side in the plot. The mysterious ones that have a hidden side that hides the character’s true intentions and leaves the reader with a sense of distrust. Monsters belong to the world of fantasy, they are terrifying and cause disturbance within the plot and in the reader.

We invite you to enjoy more than 10 horror short stories in PDF format, which you can download for free to any of your electronic devices.

Here we present our complete selection of Horror Short Stories:

1) The Tell Tale Heart

Edgar Allan Poe

Source: American English

2) The Monkeys Paw

William W Jacobs

Source: Breathitt County Schools

3) The Willows

Algernon Blackwood

Source: Blackwood Stories

4) The Call of Cthulhu

H P Lovecraft

Source: InfoBooks Collection - The Call of Cthulhu

5) The Black Cat

Edgar Allan Poe

Source: InfoBooks Collection - The Black Cat

6) Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family

H P Lovecraft

Source: Federal University of Santa Catarina

7) The Fall of the House of Usher

Edgar Allan Poe

Source: American English

8) The Body Snatchers

Robert Louis Stevenson

Source: Maplewood Schools

9) The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving,Anne Colllins


10) The Rats in the Walls

H P Lovecraft

Source: Federal University of Santa Catarina

11) The Story of William Wilson

Edgar Allan Poe

Source: American English

12) The Man Who Loved Flowers (Article)

Stephen King

Source: Mr Wests Wiki

13) Lot No 249

Arthur Conan Doyle

Source: The Crew of the Barque Lone Star

14) The Cask of Amontillado

Edgar Allan Poe

Source: American English

Here ends our selection of free Horror Short Stories in PDF format. We hope you liked it and already have your next book!

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