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Normality flips into Horror
Terrors await in the night. The ordinary becomes strange, mundane becomes unbelievable, normality flips into horror and life abruptly slips towards death — or worse.
Murmurs in the Night is a collection of 10 stories about people — good and evil — coping with disturbing incidents that often begin with the commonplace..
A driver alone at night on a highway is puzzled when his radio changes stations by itself — is that his reflection in the passenger window or something else; a woman walking home through a park looks back and sees the loud, argumentative couple behind her is just one person; a family dinner is disrupted when Mum shouts out garbled words in a strange voice; a man comes out of his bathroom after a nocturnal visit to see an unknown old woman sitting up in his bed; a placid cat fights viciously to avoid being put out one night, a flimsily dressed woman walks in the cold rain, trying to make herself sick; a strange old man puts up Christmas ”darks” on his house, with dire consequences for some townsfolk.
Ten stories of unusual — often scary, rarely funny — events when the everyday abruptly shifts into another, disturbing reality. Enter if you dare — and be entertained.
More Murmurs in the Night is a second collection of 12 stunning stories with a twist. Everyday situations quickly switch to a frightening place.
An impatient patient gradually find this is no normal waiting room; a man is surprised to see his aunt sitting on his sofa, odd because he had killed her weeks ago; innocuous office emails hide a terrifying series of crimes; a woman fancies she sees someone standing among the clothes she’s hanging on the line; a man comes from the shower to find his wife is missing—and there’s a big trunk in the middle of the lounge room; late on a stormy night Jeremy gets into a cab with a weird, continually grinning driver who seems to have his own destination in mind. And what about old Henry Thomas, who doesn’t learn he’s had a superpower until he’s 95, on his deathbed?