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TWL 727: Rare Air

Mark Slade makes his Wicked Library debut with this tale told by John Grilz with Nicole Goodnight as Meg. Rude and crude Howard King is everything most women do not want, so why is rich and glamorous Meg so attracted to him? Check out the new podcast collective The Wicked Library has joined, Dark Myths.

Duration: 01:00:03

TWL 726: Blood Pressure

T.D. Trask returns to the Wicked Library with this dark and humorous tale. When a small Pennsylvania town is faced with a unique problem, they elect a local salesman to propose a very unique solution to the town's new mayor, himself a very...unique individual. Check out the new podcast collective The Wicked Library has joined, Dark Myths. Show Notes:

Duration: 01:13:45

TWL 725: A Priest in Love

Stephanie Ogrodnik makes her Wicked Library debut with this dark and atmospheric tale. Father William Blackwell has fallen in love. Aside from the obvious problems with this obsession, is that the girl he loves is dead. In a tale that proves love can make us do things we'd never expect and cross forbidden boundaries, a priest with a keen sense of smell lusts for a malicious dead girl, who carries the scent of ash. Special Link to Gwendolyn Kiste's Halloween Blog (mentioned in intro):...

Duration: 01:00:34

TWL 724: Classically Wicked

This week, we dig into the archives and share 3 classic wicked tales by Daniel Foytik, Rebecca Snow, and Kerry Lipp - all narrated by Nelson W. Pyles. "Grey and Red" by Daniel Foytik"Comp Time" by Rebecca Snow"What if Jesus was a Werewolf" by Kerry Lipp

Duration: 01:23:54

723: Amelia's Labyrinth

John Clewarth makes his Wicked Library debut with this darkly mysterious tale. George Paddison is sent to boarding school, deep in the North Yorkshire countryside. His wealthy father, the owner of a national newspaper, says it will be ‘the making of him’. At first, George is lonely and bewildered in the vastness of the Manor School, but is befriended by a captivating young boy, named Joseph Longmire. George is fascinated by Joseph’s prized possession, a toy Victorian theatre, through which...

Duration: 01:08:07

TWL 722: Ten Little Indians

Patrick Moody makes his Wicked Library debut with this story told by Addison Peacock. In this dark tale, Celia’s family moves to the country after buying an old plantation to fix up and flip. She doesn't really like the old house, but everything changes when she meets a group of other children who want to sing and play with her.

Duration: 01:02:30

721: Extra Wicked Summer Anthology

This week, thanks to our Patreon supporters and some very Wicked Authors, we have been able to produce three Extra Wicked tales for you all. These stories are heard first by our Patreon supporters with a new tale being released each month. But, since the goal of The Wicked Library is always the promotion of the writers, artists, and composers, 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...

Duration: 01:19:02

TWL 720: Bone Peyote

A journal is found that tells an incredible story about a young man and his friend's experiments with a powerful form of traditional medicine called "Bone Peyote". Like all medicine, Peyote, and especially Bone Peyote must be respected, because it opens up doorways to places that are closed for a reason. When man thinks he knows better than the gods, there may be no turning back.

Duration: 01:34:13

719: Dead Man's Caul

Jessica McHugh returns with a new wicked story narrated by Nelson W. Pyles. In this dark tale, a sailor looking for the way out of his predicament makes a deal with an old woman. Who comes out the better in the end? Story by Jessica McHugh | Narrated by Nelson W. Pyles, with additional voice work by Cynthia Lowman

Duration: 01:29:55

TWL 718: Idle Hands

The Devil is back this week, with a darkly humorous tale that's sure to give you a little more sympathy for him. In this tale, The Devil -- a lover of theater -- sits at man's stage where he and God haggle over the price of the ticket. Story by Kelli Perkins | Narrated by David Ault

Duration: 00:54:07

TWL 717: Two Tales of Terror

Your Librarian brings you two tales of death, devouring, and reanimation. "And Drown Melancholy" puts you in the mind of an unfortunate young woman suffering from a splitting headache who mixes alcohol and drugs to stop the pain, but you're not alone in there. "The Tomb Wife" explores the unique the classic story of boy meets ghoul and the deep, devouring desires they have for each other. Narrated by Eden Royce

Duration: 01:02:40

TWL 716: Quem Infra Nos

Selected from the upcoming audio book edition of the Shadows at the Door Anthology, we bring you a haunting tale set in Durham, England. An author on route to a speaking event finally finds the time to visit the historic city of Durham, once on the cobbled streets he is drawn to the Cathedral. Deep in the tombs, something lies in wait. 'Forget not, who is below us'.

Duration: 01:23:58

TWL 715: The Journey

Sim has struggled all his life to fit in -- a struggle to find peace and feel normal. When he finds himself on an unplanned, surreal journey he may finally find what he's been seeking.

Duration: 01:01:56

Best S3: Always Something There to Remind Me

When Cindy and her husband Randy start watching old home movies from his childhood, Randy begins to notice subtle differences between his memory and reality -- changes that become more apparent as they watch. Cindy tries to reassure Randy, but it soon becomes evident that reality and memory are not what they seem. Enjoy this creepy and twisted tale from Season Three as read by Nelson W. Pyles.

Duration: 00:31:09

TWL 714: There Will Be Refreshments

This dark, twisted, and entertaining tale is a wild ride into darkness. When Mark suffers a car accident, he is propelled into Hell and embarks on a journey that challenges and punishes him in ways he could never have expected. When offered a way out, he is determined to pursue it - even if it takes an eternity.

Duration: 01:25:01

TWL 713: The Tyranny of Heaven

In this dark tale, a resident of Hell relates the true story of Eden, The Fall, Satan, Lucifer, and God - and how Hell was once a paradise. A surprisingly Wicked tale for many reasons, this story is sure to give you a new perspective on the place Heaven has named Hell.

Duration: 01:21:47

TWL 712: Your Lease has Expired

When the vampire Jefferson Webster is asked by his former lover, Katherine, to provide a dead body for an important ritual, he decides to help - if for no other reason than to see her again. Much time has passed though, and things between the two are cold, and may not go as well as Jefferson hopes.

Duration: 00:52:47

711: Five Deathly Tales

This week we have five short deathly tales. Two of the five have previously been featured only in our newsletter, and one only our Patreon page. But, since the goal of The Wicked Library is always the promotion of the writers, artists, and composers, we wanted to share these handpicked tales with our entire audience. "One Hour" by Dene Bebbington | "A Lament from the Dying" by Keith McDuffee | "The Heart of a Madman" by Gwendolyn Kiste | "Playground Zero" by Jessica McHugh | "Last Steps" by...

Duration: 01:11:26

710: Southern Fried Horror

In honor of Women in Horror Month, the Wicked Library delivers a show by the ladies! Thanks to Amber Collins, Cynthia Lowman, Lydia Peever, Eden Royce, Samantha Pleasant LeBas, and Jeanette Andromeda. Aside from this week's "The Wicked Colonel" artwork by Steven Matiko and a special appearance by the Librarian, the ladies have the run of the Library this week. Of course, every month features women in horror at the Wicked Library. "Hand of Glory" A woman has a unique way of getting...

Duration: 00:59:25

709: Gator Bait

"Indian Joe" bills himself as the World's Greatest Alligator Wrestler, but he has many secrets - including the fact that his name is actually Harry Gallager. When he meets up with a true Florida native named Wowakan, Harry is challenged in new ways, and may finally come to respect the animals he wrestles...if he lives.

Duration: 01:08:11

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