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The Wicked Library is a Parsec Award winning show featuring horror fiction stories from upcoming, new, independent and bestselling authors. Our Tales of terror are read by Host / Producer, Daniel Foytik and other popular voice actors and feature custom music to bring the stories to life. Each episode features the work of some of the best voices in independent horror fiction. Authors of all types have contributed stories, like Jessica McHugh, KB Goddard, C. Bryan Brown, Stephanie Wytovich, and bestselling authors like Neil Gaiman and Owl Goingback. If you'd like to be a featured author on the show see our website for submission guidelines.

The Wicked Library is a Parsec Award winning show featuring horror fiction stories from upcoming, new, independent and bestselling authors. Our Tales of terror are read by Host / Producer, Daniel Foytik and other popular voice actors and feature custom music to bring the stories to life. Each episode features the work of some of the best voices in independent horror fiction. Authors of all types have contributed stories, like Jessica McHugh, KB Goddard, C. Bryan Brown, Stephanie Wytovich, and bestselling authors like Neil Gaiman and Owl Goingback. If you'd like to be a featured author on the show see our website for submission guidelines.

Location:

Pittsburgh, PA

Description:

The Wicked Library is a Parsec Award winning show featuring horror fiction stories from upcoming, new, independent and bestselling authors. Our Tales of terror are read by Host / Producer, Daniel Foytik and other popular voice actors and feature custom music to bring the stories to life. Each episode features the work of some of the best voices in independent horror fiction. Authors of all types have contributed stories, like Jessica McHugh, KB Goddard, C. Bryan Brown, Stephanie Wytovich, and bestselling authors like Neil Gaiman and Owl Goingback. If you'd like to be a featured author on the show see our website for submission guidelines.

Language:

English


Episodes

TDiB S1E13: "My Last Skinwalker", by Carolyn A. Drake

9/19/2021
Welcome back to The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with a dark tale written by Carolyn A. Drake and told by Graham Rowat. Story Summary: In this dark tale, we experience the fear and terror of a local community fighting for survival against skinwalkers. Over the years, one man becomes the go to expert in dispatching the evil creatures. Warning: The Wicked Library is a horror fiction podcast created for a mature audience. Our stories contain graphic descriptions of...

Duration:00:39:25

TDiB S1E12: "Help Wanted", by Michael McCord

8/22/2021
Get these episodes ad free! Support the show on Patreon for as little as $3 / month. Welcome back to The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with a dark tale written by Michael McCord and told by Daniel Foytik. Story Summary: In this dark tale, a man conducts an interview for on open position for a night watchman. When Harley Jett arrives for his interview, Doyle Freeman knows there’s something not quite right about him, but he never could have expected what happens as...

Duration:00:25:40

TPC 207: "Chöd: The Gateway", by Aaron Vlek

8/8/2021
Series Finale It’s the end of the road. One thing ends, and another begins. Join Frank on his final caper with The Librarian. Listen in as he goes through his final trials before taking on the role he was destined for. In this series finale, we find out the final fate of the Librarian, The Library, and look to the future. Frank Enfield returns this winter in Cartwright and Enfield Detective Agency, a prequel that reveals how the boys got into the detective game when they work their first...

Duration:00:51:35

TDiB S1E11: “The Pelt”, by Christi Nogle

8/1/2021
Get these episodes ad free! Support the show on Patreon for as little as $3 / month. Welcome back to The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with a dark tale written by Christi Nogle and told by Mary Murphy. Story Summary: In this dark tale, a woman struggles to endure life alone in a decaying mansion and receives some strange mail-order deliveries. Warning: The Wicked Library is a horror fiction podcast created for a mature audience. Our stories contain graphic...

Duration:00:32:40

TDiB S1E10: "A Feast For Saint Hubert", by Patrick Moody

7/5/2021
Get these episodes ad free. Support the show on Patreon for as little as $3 / month. Welcome back to The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with a dark tale written by Patrick Moody and told by Daniel Foytik. A sacred order has been on a mission for centuries, but things may change when a weary elder from the other side decides to visit and offer a truce. Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik | Lead Editor: Scarlett R. Algee | Creative Director: Jeanette...

Duration:00:35:07

The Wicked Library Presents: The Viridian Wild 1.1 - Snurgle Snort

6/25/2021
Today we wanted to present an episode of an audio drama called The Viridian Wild. The show is created by our good friend Davis Walden who has appeared as an author on this show two times so far, hosted last week's Pride Month Celebration Anthology episode, and is our new sound designer on Victoria's Lift. The Viridian Wild follows mythozoologist Sebastian Verwood as he travels the world studying magical creatures. Get more episodes wherever you listen to podcasts or at...

Duration:00:17:58

TWL PM 2021: Pride Month Horror Special - Eight Wicked Tales

6/20/2021
It's our 2021 Pride in Horror Special! For Pride Month we're celebrating LBGTQ+ voices with eight dark tales written by eight amazingly talented queer writers, and presented by TWL alum and author, Davis Walden. Davis is also the creator of the Viridian Wild, an Audio Drama Podcast. For almost every tale we’ve matched a queer voice to the tale to maximize representation "A Little Too Late for Little Green Men", by Hailey Piper - Told by Skylar McElwee An unfriendly encounter at a party...

Duration:02:18:12

TDiB S1E9: "Until There's Nothing Left", by J.A.W. McCarthy

6/6/2021
Welcome back to The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with a dark tale written by J.A.W. McCarthy and told by Addison Peacock. A reluctant necromancer struggles to ensure her beloved older sister doesn't end up like all of the other people she has brought back from the dead. Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik | Lead Editor: Scarlett R. Algee | Creative Director: Jeanette Andromeda Executive Producers: Nico Vettese, Scarlett R. Algee, Jeanette Andromeda Get...

Duration:00:31:11

TDiB S1E8: "The Woman Under the Stairs", by Jordan Krom

5/23/2021
We present another episode of The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with a dark tale written by Jordan Krom and told by Cynthia Lowman. When it's finally time for her to strike out on her own, Lucy finds what she believes to be her perfect new space - comfy, if a little small. As she's getting settled, though, it becomes clear that her home is not safe and that something wants her gone... Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik | Lead Editor: Scarlett R. Algee |...

Duration:00:24:01

TDiB S1E7: "If Only a Heart", by Caleb Stephens

5/9/2021
We present another episode of The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with a dark tale written by Caleb Stephens and told by Nelson Pyles. A father and daughter take a camping trip to come together after a terrible loss. But, what other terrible loss is required for a father to protect his daughter, and what will be left behind when the choice is made? Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik | Lead Editor: Scarlett R. Algee | Creative Director: Jeanette...

Duration:00:31:57

TPC 206: "The Lady and The Librarian", by Aaron Vlek

5/3/2021
While Frank is off on one of the Librarian's capers, Martine and the Librarian take a trip back to a time and place of beginnings. A secret origin is revealed and a future path is chosen. Credits Author: Aaron Vlek Cast: Special Guest Storyteller - Steve Shell (of Old Gods of Appalachia) | Martine - Dana M Lewis | The Librarian - Nelson W. Pyles | Martine - Dana M Lewis | The Librarian - Nelson W. Pyles Music and Score: – Nico Vettese (wetalkofdreams.com) Producer / Showrunner: Daniel...

Duration:00:42:45

TDiB S1E6: "The Genius", by Cristina Noelle

4/24/2021
We present another episode of The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with a dark tale written by Cristina Noelle and told by Nelson Pyles. It has been said that to create art, one must suffer. David's recent collection is the talk of the art world and he hopes to repeat and surpass that success with his unconventional way of creating art. Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik | Lead Editor: Scarlett R. Algee | Creative Director: Jeanette Andromeda Executive...

Duration:00:31:15

TDiB S1E5: "Unschooled", by Christi Nogle

4/11/2021
We present another episode of The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with a dark tale written by Christi Nogle told by Addison Peacock. When a young girl finds herself in trouble, she runs away from home. She knows her family will be looking for her and understands hiding is the only way to stay safe from their "help". Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik | Lead Editor: Scarlett R. Algee | Artwork: Jeanette Andromeda Executive Producers: Nico Vettese, Scarlett R....

Duration:00:28:37

TDiB S1E4: "Limbo", by Carl Hughes

4/4/2021
We present another episode of The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with a dark tale by Carl Hughes. This time, we join Jud and his for mates as they celebrate a luck break for Jud. Late might drinking and carousing lead to a bus trip where Jud ends up in a place in between and needs to make a choice. Artwork: Jeanette Andromeda | Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik | Lead Editor: Scarlett R. Algee Executive Producers: Nico Vettese, Scarlett R. Algee, Jeanette...

Duration:00:31:03

WFT S2E12: The Two Travelers

3/28/2021
It's our Season 2 Finale of Wicked Fairy tales so we decided we'd share it with the full audience. To hear 23 other tales from Seasons One and Two and be able to hear Season Three, signup at the $5 a month level at patreon.com/wickedlibrary. This time The Librarian takes notes of "wisdom" from this strange tale of a shoemaker and a tailor who meet on their travels. Original Score by Nico Vettese of We Talk of Dreams. Credits Storyteller: The Librarian | Score: Nico Vettese | Host /...

Duration:00:35:42

TDiB S1E3: "Sea Nettles", by Davis Walden

3/22/2021
We present a fresh episode of The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with today's dark tale by Davis Walden. This time, we take a trip to the beach with a young man and his boyfriend. The two have a fun weekend planned as a birthday celebration, but things take a Wicked turn. Told by Daniel Foytik. Brought to you by Magic Spoon: magicspoon.com/wicked Voice of the Librarian: Nelson Pyles | Artwork: Jeanette Andromeda | Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik | Lead...

Duration:00:32:15

TDiB S1E2: "The Annex", by Lee Andrew Forman

3/15/2021
We present the second episode of The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with another tale from Lee Forman. This time, we explore "The Annex" as Stanley, a mental institution patient undergoes an experimental treatment to deal with his dark secret. Voice of the Librarian: Nelson Pyles | Artwork: Jeanette Andromeda | Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik | Lead Editor: Scarlett R. Algee Executive Producers: Cynthia Lowman, Nelson Pyles, Nico Vettese, Scarlett R....

Duration:00:26:43

TPC 205: “Shiva's Ring, Part Two”, by Aaron Vlek

3/1/2021
Shiva's Ring, Part Two Still working undercover at the mining camp, Frank meets another young miner with a story to tell. This time, it's a young man who has a bit of the same gift Frank has. While some secrets are revealed, the mystery deepens until Frank is forced to tangle with a power that has him using all his tools and tricks. Credits Author: Aaron Vlek | Editor: Daniel Foytik | Copy Editor: Scarlett R. Algee Cast: Frank Enfield, Carter Hatchinson - Graham Rowat | The Librarian -...

Duration:00:37:15

WIHM 2021: Wicked Women in Horror Special - Six Sinister Stories

2/21/2021
It's our 2021 Wicked Women in Horror Special! While we celebrate women in horror every month here at The Wicked Library, we're officially celebrating Women in Horror Month with six dark tales written just for us by amazingly talented women writers, and presented by one of our executive producers, Cynthia Lowman. "On a Cold Basement Floor", by Pippa Bailey ~ Told by Erika Sanderson "The Hearing Aid Museum", by Cameron Ulam ~ Told by Jessica McEvoy "Dirt and Iron", by Nora B. Peevy ~ Told...

Duration:01:08:34

TDiB S1E1: Two Bloody Valentine Tales by Lee Forman

2/14/2021
We kick off our interseasonal entertainment with two fresh tales of Wicked love...and death by from Lee Forman. "The Record of Harold Snyde": A man discovers a special record player and shares his favorite music with his wife and friends. "Birthing the Future": A scientist celebrates the birth of his children with his beloved wives. Told by: Daniel Foytik and Mary Murphy Voice of the Librarian: Nelson Pyles | Artwork: Jeanette Andromeda | Host / Producer / Showrunner: Daniel Foytik |...

Duration:00:34:47