The official Website of author of the macabre
This is the official website of author Mark Taylor. Here you will find him, his work, and even a few freebies.
Why not look around, and if you have any questions drop him a line.
The Risen Within, published in In the Bloodstream ~ from Mocha Memoir Press
"It's always the same when you wake up... and they're not there."
Without Sin, Published in Torched ~ from Nocturnal Press Publications
"Can't sleep at night? Caller Unknown on the phone... and what is that damned smell?"
May Contain Spoilers, published in Dusted ~ from Static Movement
"A book editor stumbles upon a tome where the events are mirroring reality... is it real?"
Decree Nisi, published in 365 Days of Fiction ~ from Pill Hill Press
"What happens when the marriage starts to get old...?"
Car Trouble, published in 365 Days of Fiction ~ from Pill Hill Press
"Sometimes people are just too stupid to put up with. Well, that's what Dillon thinks, anyway..."
Both Sides of The Lens, published in Cup of Joe ~ Wicked East Press
"The camera never lies... does it?"
Contagion, published in Were-What? ~ from Static Movement
"When it starts to get dark things start to crawl out of the darkness... for the children left behind, what hope is there left?"
Family Union, published in Cedar Chest ~ from Static Movement
"When his whole family are taken at the hands of a burglar, cardiologist Stephen Holland sees no choice but to find a way to bring them back."
Answers, published in Flash! ~ from Static Movement
"Locked in a room with no contact with the outside world... with no answers..."
Humanity, published in Ransom ~ from Wicked East Press
"When he took their daughter, Braben, he asked for only one thing as ransom. What would be too much to give...?"
Choices, published in Flash! ~ from Static Movement
"When Death doesn't want to play chess with you, how do you persuade him that you're good?"
Anaesthesia, published in Bites of Flesh ~ from Pill Hill Press
"What would you do, sleeping through the apocalypse?"
A Masterful Performance, published in Bites of Flesh ~ from Pill Hill Press
"Beethoven's last performance, the most stylish crowd imaginable. David and Isobel are completely at home, and enjoying the music, when Isobel starts to feel peckish..."
Gip, published in The Last Man Anthology ~ from Sword and Saga Press
"Gip is alone. He works on a weather satellite orbiting the earth. He's not sure that anyone listens to him anymore. And the voices... they're getting louder."
Time Protects the Innocent, published in Cedar Chest ~ from Static Movement
"If they want to kill you they will. They'll keep trying. Maybe something will help you, maybe it won't..."
Him, published in Rock 'n' Roll is Dead ~ from Blood Bound Books
"He comes once a year. If you're lucky you might stop him... if."
Howard Coward, published in Haunted ~ from Pill Hill Press
"A haunted house, the teasing of the bullies... when Howard braves the house to show them he can, he might get more than he expects..."
Once Bitten..., published in Flash! ~ from Static Movement
"Zombies? Bitten? Time's up."
Dogs of War, published in Bites of Flesh ~ from Pill Hill Press
"World War II, somewhere in Europe... Captain Richard Stillworth is down, but not out. Hurt and alone in the forest, he needs to find help."
Sheeps Clothing, published in Fem-Fangs ~ from Pill Hill Press
"A vampire pretending to be a witch? Why, that can't go well..."
Behind the Hay Wain, published in Caught By Darkness ~ from Static Movement
"Milo's being robbed. The Muscle, The Brain, they're all there. And they're too stupid to take the money."
The Heart of a Vampire, published in Bites of Flesh ~ from Pill Hill Press
"Viktor is here, and he's hungry. What to eat?"
The Wolven of Caardargen, published in Bites of Flesh ~ from Pill Hill Press
"The wolven are coming. Only Tobias and Anton stand in their way."
You Better Watch Out, You Better Not Cry, published in Bites of Flesh ~ from Pill Hill Press
"Jesus Christ, Santa's a zombie. Say no more."
The Room, published in There Can Be Only One ~ from Wicked East Press
"If you can go anywhere, anywhen, they lock you up. They don't tell you their agenda. They make you do what they want."
Stalemate, published in There Can Be Only One ~ from Wicked East Press
"Dillon's back. Back from the dead. He's got 24 hours to seal his fate when he gets cornered by small time hoods with big time problems."
The Unrest, published in There Can Be Only One ~ from Wicked East Press
"The voices in the house are getting louder. Even Steve agrees that they need an exorcist. Daisy May costs, but she's good. Who is the voice? Who is in the loft?"
The Last Words, published in There Can Be Only One ~ from Wicked East Press
"A writer dies. She only wants one chance to go back and finish the work. The light allows her, but will the devil be so kind?"
Alice in Monsterland, published in Halloween Frights III ~ from Wicked East Press
"Alice is too old to Trick or Treat, but her father makes her anyway. Her fathers a drunk. On this night, Alice is going to meet monsters. Real monsters."
Two Sides, published in Wicked Bag of Tales ~ from Wicked East Press
"Dr. Henry Holmes, America's first serial killer. What's it like staying with him? Staying in the Murder Hotel?"
Mirrors of Madness, Published in Hannibal's Manor ~ from Wicked East Press
"An insane asylum. Who's insane though. Them? Or you?"
Bon Appeitite, published in Short Sips ~ from Wicked East Press
"Chef wants a new experience on the menu. It really is hard work being the best. Time to go out with a bang..."
Inc., published in Tales from Within the Box ~ from Evil Jester Press
"They're going to take the contract. The Company will close. How do you get revenge?"
Can Boxes Solve All Problems?, published in Freshly Ground ~ from Wicked East Press
"What do you do when the dead rise? What if the undead don't really have much interest in brains? What do you do with all the people wandering around?"