Spooky Stories To Help You Sleep Tonight

Spooky season is upon us, why not turn in with a batch of spooky short stories. I scoured the web for the shortest yet the scariest stories I could find. Don't forget to use promo code SPOOKY at checkout for scary savings at staggershades.com 

Last Messages

-I love you mom
-I can hear footsteps on the stairs I think he’s outside my room
-I hear sirens but they’re far away
-I’m hiding in the closet I hope he didn’t hear me
-hang on I heard something downstairs
-the cops are already here looking for him, they’ll catch him
-Don’t worry mom, I’m SAFE, I love you.
-The cops said he’s some escaped serial killer and he’s been breaking into homes around the area
-Yes mom it’s on the news now. I’ll keep my doors locked.


Messages are displayed in chronological order, with most recent at the top


There's Someone Under The Bed

“I begin tucking him into bed and he tells me, “Daddy, check for monsters under my bed.” I look underneath for his amusement and see him, another him, under the bed, staring back at me quivering and whispering, “Daddy, there’s somebody on my bed.””


The Ghost At Home

“Last night a friend rushed me out of the house to catch the opening act at a local bar’s music night. After a few drinks I realized my phone wasn’t in my pocket. I checked the table we were sitting at, the bar, the bathrooms, and after no luck I used my friend’s phone to call mine. After two rings someone answered, gave out a low raspy giggle, and hung up. They didn’t answer again. I eventually gave it up as a lost cause and headed home. I found my phone laying on my nightstand, right where I left it.”



The last thing I saw was the alarm clock flashing 12:07 before she pushed her long rotting nails through my chest, muffling my screams with her other hand. 

I sat bold upright thankful that it was only a dream, but as I saw my alarm clock read 12:06, I heard my closet door creak open.


The Surgery 

After struggling desperately to move any part of his paralytic body to alert the doctors that he was conscious before they made the first incision, he was relieved to see that one of the nurses had noticed his pupils dilating from the bright light. She leaned in close and, in a whisper that tickled his ear, said “You think we don’t know you’re awake?



Neatly laid across my dining room table I found a dull kitchen knife, a torn crusty towel, and a Flip video camera which seems to be recording, I own none of these items. 


The End

The heart attack came and went, knocking Mike into unconsciousness, as he awoke he could hear the graveside service around him. Somehow the casket was translucent to him and he could recognize his friends and family, but his body wouldn't move and he realized with terror what death really was.  



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