Fangers Inc. Volume 1: ‘Lay Your Sleeping Head’ by Jean Burnett

On impulse Leila had scooped up some of the lichen into a container to take home. She would re-pot it in London and keep it in her window box as a memento of the tour. It would remind her of the glorious scenery she had enjoyed, the snow-capped Carpathians stretching into the horizon instead of the number twelve bus passing under her window. The coach jolted her out of her reverie; Francis was holding forth again.

Fangers Inc. Volume 1: ‘Self Portrait’ by Lorna Dickson

Robin finished sewing the eyelift and then turned to put her tools away. Her arms from wrist to elbow were covered in black goo—the old blood that ran through the ancient woman’s veins—but it wasn’t as if the Madrina minded the loss of fluids.

Fangers Inc. Volume 1: ‘Drop Dead Gorgers’ by Miles Deacon

Okay, people. Here we go. Let’s do it by the numbers and get it right. Don’t forget, this is going out live, and any mistakes certainly will be seen. Camera one, focus on Slippery Dick. Adjust that white balance; get that tooth glare down.

Fangers Inc. Volume 1: ‘Varmints’ by Joshua Alan Doetsch

At the moment of eye contact, the fear that the stranger at the bar will ramble on his tired anecdotes is a certainty. The old man raises his beer to you with a tan, weathered hand, the sign of a man who still enjoys working outside. His cheerful jabber starts just as another blood-warm Florida evening commences. The sun masterfully flourishes a multi-coloured dusk and then slyly winks goodnight, the gesture of a con-man who may never return.

Fangers Inc. Volume 1: ‘Grab’ by Sheri Morton Stanley

Grab A vampire story by Sheri Morton Stanley - Featured in Fangers Inc. Volume One The easiest grab, ever. That’s what Andre was thinking as he rounded the corner with Marvin and Del. Big old house, windows always open, even in the wintertime - didn’t ever look like anybody was home. If you leaned all... Continue Reading →

Fangers Inc. Volume 1: ‘Sharp White Teeth’ by Louis Burgess

I was born into this living death in the nineteen-thousand-and-twenty-fifth consecutive Year of Our Lord (an impressive run by Our Lord, unlikely to be bettered for several millennia, at least).

Fangers Inc. Volume 1: ‘Murder at Margate’ by Raymond T. McNally

Margate is an upper middleclass suburb of Atlantic City, New Jersey. It is home to mostly permanent residents, who built large houses to be lived in all year round. It is not a place for your typical summer-only cottage renters. So, there is a real sense of community in Margate.

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