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TWL 822: "Last Man in Line" by Owl Goingback

11/1/2018
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When Matt Dawsen visits the very haunted Andersonville, the site of a horrific Civil War prison camp as part of his fraternity pledge, he ends up in a situation he could never have expected. Credits Author: Owl Goingback | Storytellers: Mike DelGaudio, Main Narration | Joshua Narcho as Matt Dawsen| Graham Rowat as Kevin Berry| Voice of the Librarian: Nelson W. Pyles Custom Score: Nico Vettese | Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik | Executive Producers: Cynthia Lowman, Nelson W. Pyles...

Duration:01:36:15

TWL 821: Tricks and Treats: Volume I, by Multiple Authors

10/28/2018
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As part of our Halloween celebration this year, we bring you a special episode of Wicked flash fiction written by 15 authors, and told by Your Librarian and a talented cast of voice actors! Stories "The Scratching" by Ricardo Victoria - Told by Daniel Foytik"The Twisted End of Vernon Boggs" by Brooke Warra - Told by The Librarian"Chameleon" by Kelli Perkins - Told by Nichole Goodnight and Daniel Foytik"Pulp" by Christopher Long - Told by The Librarian"Staked" by Lydia Peever - Told by David...

Duration:01:20:15

TWL 820: "Tricking the Haunt" by Sebastian Bendix

10/21/2018
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Jacob is a homeless teen living alone on the streets of a dead-end desert town until he meets Burke, a fellow runaway with a fearsome ability. Like Jacob, Burke was born with an unwanted gift - he can see and talk to the dead - but unlike Jacob, Burke has developed a way to manipulate and even fool the vengeful spirits he encounters in his travels, weaponizing them against those he feels have wronged him. With Jacob under his wing, Burke sets out to show Jacob how he too can "trick the...

Duration:01:11:06

TWL 819: "Night Terrors" by Samantha Mayotte

10/14/2018
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A college girl with an uncommon gift. A townie who just wants to look out for his best friend. When dark creatures start haunting Aisling's dreams, it's up to her best friend to try and get to the bottom of things. Is she truly the only one who can stop a strange race from taking over human minds? Or is she just a sick girl who let the stress of college get under her skin? Credits Author: Samantha Mayotte| Storytellers: Daniel Foytik, Main Narration Addison Peacock as Aisling | Evan Schmitt...

Duration:00:52:05

TWL 818: Wicked Verse: Five Dark Poems by Stephanie M. Wytovich

10/7/2018
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Today we have five Dark Poems by Bram Stoker Award winning author, Stephanie M. Wytovich, and chapter one from her debut novel, The Eighth. Poems: "Your Ghost" "When I Promised Him Murder" "Of My Wounds, There Are Many" "Seduced by Monsters" "Versions of My Mutilated Self" The Eighth, Chapter One Credits Author: Stephanie M. Wytovich| Storytellers: Nelson W. Pyles | Voice of the Librarian: Nelson W. Pyles Custom Scoring: Nico Vettese | Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik | Executive...

Duration:00:28:03

TWL 817: Extra Wicked Summer Anthology 2018

9/22/2018
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Today, we bring you 3 fresh tales for our Extra Wicked Summer Anthology. The stories shared today are heard first by our Patreon supporters, but, since the goal of The Wicked Library is always the promotion of our writers, we wanted to share these bonus tales with our entire audience. Please support the authors by finding their other work and adding it to your collection, and help keep the extra stories coming by supporting the show you love on Patreon. "The Thing in the Cave" by Aaron...

Duration:01:23:17

TWL 816: "The Hairy Man" by Julia Benally

8/25/2018
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Credits: "The Hairy Man" Author: Julia Benally | Storytellers: Mike DelGaudio, Main Narration| Mary Murphy as May | Evan Schmitt as Derry | Daniel Foytik as Jay, Jimmy, and Grant | Voice of the Librarian: Nelson W. Pyles "The Goose Girl" Collected by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Custom Scores: Nico Vettese | Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik | Executive Producers: Cynthia Lowman, Nelson W. Pyles Try on your new glasses at home for free and help support the show: warbyparker.com/wicked

Duration:01:07:28

TWL 815: "Gardening" by Kathleen Queen

8/17/2018
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In this Wicked tale, we meet Paige, who is going to have an...interesting day. Her faithful orange tabby, Fred, tries to help her with one of her problems, but her big troubles are far beyond Fred's ability to be helpful. In fact, if Fred was a smart cat, he would look for a new home immediately. Credits: Author: Kathleen Queen | Storytellers: Daniel Foytik, Main Narration| Cynthia Lowman as Paige | Andy James as John | Nichole Goodnight as Doctor | Voice of the Librarian: Nelson W. Pyles |...

Duration:01:04:17

TWL 814: "Death by Design" by Kelli Perkins

7/12/2018
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In this Wicked tale, returning author Kelli Perkins shows us that finding what you're looking for might be more than you can handle. Paige's fascination with true crime and the macabre is shaken to its foundation after she convinces her parents to flip the house that has become her spooky obsession. Credits: Author: Kelli Perkins | Storytellers: Daniel Foytik, Main Narration, Dad | Heather Thomas as Paige | Evan Schmitt as James | Peter Lewis as "Billy" | Jeanette Andromeda as Mom | Voice of...

Duration:01:04:03

TWL 813: "Another Pleasant Valley Sunday" by Jessica McHugh

6/28/2018
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Our resident author, Jessica McHugh, is back with another dark story. In today's wicked tale, we take a dark ride into a town where we meet Richie, a child happy to see new visitors. But, like most places we visit here in the Wicked Library, things that seem idyllic on the surface, are most assuredly not. Credits: Author: Jessica McHugh | Storytellers: Daniel Foytik, Main Narration | Mary Murphy as Richie, GPS, and Mrs. Green | Nichole Goodnight as Mrs. Gray | Nelson W. Pyles as Mr. Green |...

Duration:01:14:03

TWL 812: "What Waits at the Bottom" by Erik Starn

6/13/2018
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In today's dark tale, a man who has struggled for years with a trauma from his past reaches a breakthrough with the help of his therapist. But, what if his apparent delusion reveals itself to be much more than the ravings of a disturbed man? Credits Author: Erik Starn| Storytellers: Evan Schmitt, Main Narration | Andy James as Jack | Erika Sanderson as Dr. Katherine Dross | Voice of the Librarian: Nelson W. Pyles | Custom Score: Nico Vettese | Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik |...

Duration:01:21:42

TWL 811: Extra Wicked Spring Anthology 2018

6/2/2018
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Today, we bring you 3 fresh tales for our Extra Wicked Spring Anthology. The stories shared today are heard first by our Patreon supporters, but, since the goal of The Wicked Library is always the promotion of our writers, we wanted to share these bonus tales with our entire audience. Please support the authors by finding their other work and adding it to your collection, and help keep the extra stories coming by supporting the show you love on Patreon. "Asphalt Smile" by Zachary T. Owen....

Duration:00:56:44

TWL 810: "Kill Them with Kindness" by Kylee Wardle

5/9/2018
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Today we present a cautionary tale that reminds us to control our darker impulses lest they lead us down paths darker than we might expect. A man who has no use for others makes it a point to insult anyone who crosses his path, but his rage comes back to him when he least expects it. Special Offers: HelloFresh special offer. Use our promo code to get delicious, filling meals delivered right to your door and get $30 off your first box! Just visit: hellofresh.com/wickedlibrary30 and enter the...

Duration:00:50:32

TWL 809: "Suckle His Poison" by Madeleine Swann

4/25/2018
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Today we present a wickedly strange and horrifying tale of secret desires. A Victorian solicitor returns from a business trip to find his wife missing. The story she tells in a letter is more weird and terrible than a penny dreadful. Special Offers: Winc Special Offer: Want to get great wine delivered right to your door and help out the show at the same time? Try Winc and get $20 off using this link: trywinc.com/wickedlibrary Credits Author: Madeleine Swann| Storytellers: Mary Murphy as...

Duration:01:17:57

TWL 808: "Out with the Old" by Lindsey Goddard

4/17/2018
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Today we present a tale of secrets and darkest desire. When Maxine Fischer shoots her ex-husband on the day of their divorce, she knows it looks bad. Everyone must think the same thing: that Maxine found a younger man and ditched the emotional baggage of caring for 70-year-old Martin. But appearances can be deceiving. Martin Fischer had secrets. Dark secrets. And a knowledge of the occult. Special Offers: Winc Special Offer: Want to get great wine delivered right to your door and help out...

Duration:01:07:39

TWL 807: "A Certain Kind of Spark" by Gwendolyn Kiste

4/10/2018
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Today we present a delightfully dark tale that builds to a very wicked end. Anastasia knows she will never measure up to her older sister Calista, who was born with a kind of spark that makes her glow from the inside. But, when Anastasia discovers a way to steal this supernatural spark from her sister, she learns that her own darkness might have been the better gift. Special Offers: Winc Special Offer: Want to get great wine delivered right to your door and help out the show at the same...

Duration:01:38:12

TWL 806: "Tunda" & "The Wicker House"

3/27/2018
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Today we present two tales from The Wicker Saga, a series of standalone yet interconnected stories that, together, serve to tell a larger narrative. Both stories are told by Mike DelGaudio of boothjunkie.com! "Tunda" - Tomas Wicker once vowed to live a life of ease and luxury, but strange disappearances and whispers of a legendary monster demand he return to his family's Colombian plantation."The Wicker House" - In the dreary town of Arthur's Wake, a man investigates the decades old mystery...

Duration:01:39:48

TWL 805: "Bleedthrough," by Scarlett R. Algee

3/20/2018
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Today we present a very dark tale by Scarlett R. Algee. In "Bleedthrough," we meet Shelly, a woman frustrated at work, and in need of a little cathartic release for her darker emotions. When she decides to let go and walk with the darkness within, it might just lead to a little more bleedthrough than she was expecting. Credits: Author: Scarlett R. Algee | Storytellers: Daniel Foytik and Cynthia Lowman | Custom Score: Nico Vettese | Voice of the Librarian: Nelson W. Pyles | Host / Producer /...

Duration:01:26:45

TWL 804: Two Wicked Tales, by Aaron Vlek

3/6/2018
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Today we present a two tales of terror and transformation written by returning author Aaron Vlek! "The Case of the Black Lodge" told by David Ault and Erika Sanderson. A group of seven gentlemen gather regularly to hear the exploits of their good friend, renowned traveler, scholar, and detective of all things arcane and terrifying to the faint of heart, Geoffrey Sykes Vermillion. On one particular blustery October evening they are joined by another who happens to be the subject of this...

Duration:01:39:34

TWL 803: Extra Wicked Winter Anthology 2018

2/27/2018
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Today, along with the other Wicked tales, we present the premier episode of our new Patreon Exclusive Show, The Private Collector, included here, for free, in its entirety. Future episodes of The Private Collector can be heard by those supporting the show on Patreon at the $10 a month level. The stories shared today are heard first by our Patreon supporters, but, since the goal of The Wicked Library is always the promotion of our writers, we share these bonus tales with our entire audience....

Duration:01:56:01