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The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway. — A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and your breath turn to ragged puffs of mist. — Unearthly howls that pierce the night, pulling you from the comfort of sleep with feverish, heart-pounding dread. — Welcome to Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast that gets under your skin, lays eggs and hatches writhing baby horrors nursed on your darkest fears. We're unique in our simplicity, bringing pure tales of terror to your ears audiobook-style – unadulterated and unadorned. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway. — A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and your breath turn to ragged puffs of mist. — Unearthly howls that pierce the night, pulling you from the comfort of sleep with feverish, heart-pounding dread. — Welcome to Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast that gets under your skin, lays eggs and hatches writhing baby horrors nursed on your darkest fears. We're unique in our simplicity, bringing pure tales of terror to your ears audiobook-style – unadulterated and unadorned. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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English


Episodes

Tales to Terrify 608 Laila Amado & Arasibo Campeche

9/22/2023
Welcome to episode 608. We have two tales for you this week, about something even more crippling than student debt, and a scientist trapped in the depths of space with a most unsettling companion as his only company. COMING UP Good Evening: Wrong Station Pledge Drive, Thank-you: 00:01:06 Laila Amado’s The Rougarou Doesn’t Care About Your Student Loan as read by Dennis Robinson: 00:04:51 Arasibo Campeche’s Penalties of Entropy as read by Andrew Gibson: 00:10:04 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Andrew Gibson Andrew Gibson | The Narrator Nook Discord Andrew Gibson | The Haven Discord Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:38:14

Tales to Terrify 607 Scott Pedersen & J. V. Gachs

9/15/2023
Welcome to episode 607. We have two tales for you this week. First, a man searches for his missing farmhand. Then, a young girl enlists the help of a gruesome specter to contact her dead father. COMING UP Good Evening: Stephen King’s Holly contest, Thank-yous: 00:01:06 Scott Pedersen’s Handsome Dan as read by Seth Williams: 00:04:22 J. V. Gachs’ The Bleeding Ghost as read by Maurine McLean: 00:07:54 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Buy Stephen King’s Holly at Bookshop.org Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:40:26

Tales to Terrify 606 Corey Farrenkopf & Carrie Lee South

9/8/2023
Welcome to episode 606. We have two tales for you this week. First, a couple searches for a cure to their son’s illness, but may lose their minds in the process. Then, a man struggles to survive in a starving neighbourhood that’s turned to desperate measures. COMING UP Good Evening: 00:01:06 Corey Farrenkopf’s Children of the Swamp as read by L. Marie Wood: 00:02:52 Carrie Lee South’s Feeding On Ourselves as read by Rish Outfield: 00:20:59 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Corey Farrenkopf Corey Farrenkopf on Twitter (@CoreyFarrenkopf) L. Marie Wood Carrie Lee South Carrie Lee South on Twitter (@CarrieLeeSouth) Carrie Lee South on Instagram (@CarrieLeeSouth) Carrie Lee South on Facebook Rish Outfield | The Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine Rish Outfield on Twitter (@OutfieldRish) Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:43:56

Tales to Terrify 605 Brendan Williams-Childs

9/1/2023
Welcome to episode 605. We have one longer tale for you this evening. Against the backdrop of an approaching war, an art restorationist must balance her loyalty to her husband with her affection for his first wife. COMING UP Good Evening: 00:01:06 Brendan Williams-Childs’ The Angel House as read by Jasmine Arch: 00:03:19 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Jasmine Arch Jasmine Arch | New Myths Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:48:43

604 Victoria Turner, Marguerite Sheffer & SH Livernois

8/25/2023
Welcome to episode 604. We have three tales for you this week. First, a couple plan the perfect date… and are dying to make a memory that will last forever. Then, a wedding ritual doesn’t quite go to plan. Finally, a man’s dedication to his wife goes above and beyond. COMING UP Good Evening: 00:01:06 Victoria Turner’s Date Night as read by Andrew Gibson: 00:03:03 Marguerite Sheffer’s The Wedding Table as read by Andrew Gibson: 00:10:09 S. H. Livernois’ In Sickness & In Slaughter as read by Brian Rollins: 00:14:15 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Andrew Gibson Andrew Gibson | The Narrator Nook Discord Andrew Gibson | The Haven Discord Marguerite Sheffer Marguerite Sheffer on Twitter (@mlensheffer) Marguerite Sheffer on Instagram (@mlensheffer) Brian Rollins Brian Rollins on Twitter (@VoiceOfBrian) Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:44:39

Tales to Terrify 603 Nick Petrou & Avra Margariti

8/18/2023
Welcome to episode 603. We have two tales for you this week. First, a demon plagued village runs out of offerings. Then, a widower wages war with the inhabitants of his crumbling seaside manor. COMING UP Good Evening: 00:01:06 [Trigger] Nick Petrou’s Offering as read by Nikolle Doolin: 00:02:56 Avra Margariti’s Thus He Descended as read by Dennis Robinson: 00:12:50 TRIGGER WARNINGS Offering contains scenes of Animal Cruelty. PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Nick Petrou on Twitter (@nspetrou) Nikolle Doolin Avra Margariti on Twitter (@avramargariti) Dennis Robinson | Hive Head Studios Dennis Robinson | Botched Podcast Dennis Robinson | Twitch Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:43:48

Tales to Terrify 602 HP Lovecraft & A. Morgan-Penn

8/11/2023
Welcome to episode 602. We have two tales for you this week. First, a graverobber explains his descent into madness. Then, two sisters share the same taste in men, but have one very important difference. COMING UP Good Evening: 00:01:06 H.P. Lovecraft’s The Hound as read by Jesse Holt: 00:03:48 A. Morgan-Penn’s Sister, Dead and Dearest as read by Heather Thomas: 00:27:19 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Jesse Holt Jesse Holt on Twitter (@jesseholtvoice) A. Morgan-Penn on Twitter (@AMorganPenn) Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:49:27

Tales to Terrify 601 STOKERS Anna Taborska, JAW McCarthy, Aaron Dries & Mercedes M. Yardley

8/4/2023
Welcome to episode 601. We have a behemoth of an episode for you – the final tales of this year’s Bram Stoker Awards. A lonely man discovers friendship in the most unlikely place. Armed with an unusual heirloom, a woman fights a plague of angels. A girl visits grandma in the nursing home of the future for a special performance. And finally, a woman finds love and heartbreak when she falls for a man of glass. COMING UP Good Evening: Contest, Stoker Awards: 00:01:06 Anna Taborska’s A Song for Barnaby Jones as read by Graeme Dunlop: 00:03:38 J.A.W. McCarthy’s The Only Thing Different Will Be the Body as read by Danielle Hewitt: 00:19:17 Aaron Dries’ Nona Doesn’t Dance as read by Krystal Hammond: 00:53:24 Mercedes M. Yardley’s Fracture as read by Nicole Swanson: 01:22:51 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Bram Stoker Awards Dracula Daily Dracula Daily | Pre-order Anna Taborksa Anna Taborska on IMDB Graeme Dunlop on Twitter (@kibitzer) J.A.W. McCarthy J.A.W. McCarthy on Twitter (@JAWMcCarthy) J.A.W. McCarthy on Instagram (@JAWMcCarthy) Aaron Dries Aaron Dries on Twitter (@AaronDries) Aaron Dries on TikTok (@aarondries_writer) Krystal Hammond Krystal Hammond on Twitter (@thekmhammond) Mercedes M. Yardley Nicole Swanson Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:43:48

Tales to Terrify 600 STOKERS Douglas Gwilym & Anna Taborska

7/28/2023
Welcome to episode 600 and part 1 of this year’s Bram Stoker Award finalists. First, we meet a young girl who inherits a powerful legacy. Then, lives (and deaths) intertwine beneath the leaves of a beautiful London park. COMING UP Good Evening: 600th Episode, Giveaway: 00:01:06 Douglas Gwilym’s Poppy’s Poppy as read by Michelle Kane: 00:08:48 [Trigger] Anna Taborska’s The Star as read by Janey Napier: 00:19:10 TRIGGER WARNINGS The Star contains scenes of child death and animal death. PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Bram Stoker Awards Dracula Daily Dracula Daily | Pre-order Dracula Daily | Pre-order (Bookshop.org) Dracula Daily | Pre-order (Amazon) Dracula Daily | Pre-order (B&N) Michelle Davis on Twitter (@shelldavis72) Anna Taborksa Anna Taborska on IMDB Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:06:07

Tales to Terrify 599 Frank Oreto & Mathew Lebowitz

7/21/2023
Welcome to episode 599. We have two apocalyptic tales for you this week. First, a man in a harrowing future does his best to be a good father. Then, a reporter infiltrates a party that seems too good to be true. COMING UP Good Evening: 00:01:06 Frank Oreto’s Survival is an Act of Selfishness as read by Jim Matusik: 00:03:44 Mathew Lebowitz’s Blaze Trails Unlimited as read by James Cheatham: 00:20:19 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Jim Matusik Mathew Lebowitz on Instagram (@mathatter) Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:51:15

Tales to Terrify 598 E. Nesbit

7/14/2023
Welcome to episode 598. First, a sneak peek at a new podcast from friend of the show Jimmy Horrors. Then, we have one classic tale for you, where we discover that the darkest shadows aren’t always so easily banished by the light. COMING UP Good Evening: 00:01:06 Sneak Peek – After the Gloaming Podcast: 00:01:52 E. Nesbit’s The Portent of the Shadow as read by Georgia Cook: 00:09:10 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch After the Gloaming E. Nesbit Georgia Cook Georgia Cook on Twitter (@georgiacooked) Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:39:44

Tales to Terrify 597 Christi Nogle

7/7/2023
Welcome to episode 597. We have one tale for you this week. A little taste of Christmas in July. After all, the holidays are the perfect time to reveal your inner monster. COMING UP Good Evening: Podcast Awards, Submissions: 00:01:06 Christi Nogle’s Every Day's a Party (with You) as read by Nikolle Doolin: 00:04:43 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Christi Nogle Christi Nogle on Twitter (@christinogle) Nikolle Doolin Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:42:44

Tales to Terrify 596 Victor Forna & Aeryn Rudel

6/30/2023
Welcome to episode 596. We have two tales for you this week. First, a woman has an unhealthy obsession with her plants. Then, a man discovers that there are worse version of hell than fire and brimstone. COMING UP Good Evening: 00:01:06 [Trigger] Victor Forna’s Shush! as read by Alexandra Elroy: 00:02:59 Aeryn Rudel’s Hell to Pay – Installment Plans Available as read by Dennis Robinson: 00:09:15 TRIGGER WARNINGS Shush! contains scenes of child death. PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Victor Forna Victor Forna on Twitter (@vforna12) Alexandra Elroy Alexandra Elroy | One Cup of Perfect Tea Aeryn Rudel Aeryn Rudel on Twitter (@Aeryn_Rudel) Dennis Robinson | Hive Head Studios Dennis Robinson | Botched Podcast Dennis Robinson | Botched Podcast on Twitch Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Amanda Gottfried Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:42:39

Tales to Terrify 595 Christopher O’Halloran & Joe Koch

6/23/2023
Welcome to episode 595. This week, a man attempts to save his family from a raging fire. Then, a teen hunts down a famous noir author in a sleazy seaside bar. COMING UP Good Evening: Stoker Results, Submissions: 00:01:06 Christopher O’Halloran’s Sound of Smoke as read by Stephen Gagin: 00:04:47 Joe Koch’s I Married a Dead Man as read by Colin Duncan: 00:20:25 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Christopher O’Halloran Christopher O’Halloran on Twitter (@BurgleInfernal) Stephen Gagin Joe Koch Joe Koch on Twitter (@horrorsong) Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Amanda Gottfried Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:45:43

Tales to Terrify 594 Joanna Pinto & Edgar Allan Poe

6/16/2023
Welcome to episode 594. We have two tales for you this week. The berries in the sailors’ graveyard have stories to tell. Will you listen to them? Then, a man finds himself on a strange ship in an endless storm. COMING UP Good Evening: StokerCon 2023 & Bram Stoker Awards: 00:01:06 Joanna Pinto’s Berries as read by Janey Napier: 00:03:54 Edgar Allan Poe’s MS. Found in a Bottle as read by Matthew Bradford: 00:08:08 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch StokerCon 2023 Bram Stoker Awards Matthew Bradford on Twitter (@MattoMcFly) Matthew Bradford | Videogame Outsiders Matthew Bradford | The ZombieCast Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Amanda Gottfried Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:35:06

Tales to Terrify 593 Liam Hogan

6/9/2023
Welcome to episode 593. We have one tale for you this week, about an ageing paranormal investigator and her grandson who do battle against a surprisingly dangerous (and tempting) house. COMING UP Good Evening: Narrators Needed: 00:01:06 Liam Hogan’s The Franklin Clearance as read by Josie Babin: 00:04:42 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Liam Hogan Liam Hogan on Twitter (@LiamJHogan) Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Amanda Gottfried Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:01:07

Tales to Terrify 592 Emily Ruth Verona

6/2/2023
Welcome to episode 592. We have one tale for you about a woman who visits her foster brother after he experiences a psychotic episode at a derelict abbey. COMING UP Good Evening: StokerCon, Dark Bridges Film Festival, Thank-yous: 00:01:06 Emily Ruth Verona’s The Abbey as read by Heather Thomas: 00:05:13 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Tales to Terrify Submissions StokerCon2023 Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Amanda Gottfried Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:48:10

Tales to Terrify 591 Changing Seasons Flash Contest

5/26/2023
Welcome to episode 591. This week we have the winners of our Changing Seasons Flash Fiction Contest – four tales of harsh weather and horrible humans. COMING UP Good Evening: Flash Contest Recap: 00:01:06 Runner-Up: Frank Oreto’s Dandelion Spring as read by Emily Strand: 00:03:49 Runner-Up: Mia Dalia’s Dig as read by Drew Sebesteny: 00:13:31 Runner-Up: Nathaniel Lee’s The Morning After as read by Andrew Gibson: 00:27:03 Winner: Erin Keating’s As Mother Said as read by Krystal Hammond: 00:36:05 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Emily Strand Emily Strand on Twitter (@ekcstrand) Mia Dalia Mia Dalia on Twitter (@Dalia_Verse) Nathanial Lee Andrew Gibson Andrew Gibson | The Narrator Nook Discord Andrew Gibson | The Haven Discord Krystal Hammond Krystal Hammond on Twitter (@thekmhammond) Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Amanda Gottfried Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:06

Tales to Terrify 590 Joseph Cusumano

5/19/2023
Welcome to episode 590. We have one tale for you this week, about a desperate businessman who seeks salvation in the flame of an ensorcelled candle. COMING UP Good Evening: Trigger Warnings & Thank-yous: 00:01:06 Joseph Cusumano’s Better to Curse the Darkness Than Light a Candle as read by Dan Gurzynski: 00:06:12 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Dan Gurzynski on Librivox Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Amanda Gottfried Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:41:51

Tales to Terrify 589 Patrick Barb

5/12/2023
Welcome to episode 589. We have one tale for you this evening. A young girl gains a new understanding of her father when she discovers a giant monster corpse on her front lawn. COMING UP Good Evening: Spring Getaway: 00:01:06 Patrick Barb’s My Dad the Monster King as read by Nicole Swanson: 00:05:43 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Patrick Barb Patrick Barb on Twitter (@pbarb) Nicole Swanson Original Score by Nebulus Entertainment Nebulus on Facebook Nebulus on Instagram SPECIAL THANKS TO Amanda Carrillo Amanda Gottfried Lestle Baxter Orion D. Hegre Paul Belcher Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talestoterrify. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:00