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“The Corpse” by Craig Groshek | Narrated by Otis Jiry


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“Sick” by Craig Groshek | Narrated by David Lewis Richardson


Internationally-recognized film producer and director David Lewis Richardson narrates this tale written by CTFDN’s creator and executive producer Craig Groshek, about a family plagued by a mysterious, seemingly cognizant sickness that arrives one day on the wind, which  that wreaks havoc on them in a matter of days.  Based on a folktale related to Craig by one his uncles, the ... Read More »

“The Wendigo” by Algernon Blackwood | Narrated by Amy Gramour


This literary horror classic by English author Algernon Blackwood was originally published in 1910, in his collection of stories entitled The Lost Valley and Other Stories.  This reading of the tale is by narrator Amy Gramour, originally produced for the Librivox project. To see more of Amy Gramour’s work for Librivox, visit her collection of recordings here: https://catalog.librivox.org/people_public.php?peopleid=4744 The Wendigo is ... Read More »

“Man-Eater” by Craig Groshek | Narrated by Jonathan Jones (animated and illustrated by MoonRaven)


Voiceover artist Jonathan Jones narrates this well-produced original tale from the mind of writer Craig Groshek, which centers on a farmer named Richard Mayes and his wife, who is about to give birth to a son.  From the beginning, they both know something is wrong, for the baby is growing exponentially and eating far more than is typical.  Once the ... Read More »

“The Curse of the Witches of Skye” by John Macklin | Narrated by Henrique Couto


Please welcome new Chilling Tales narrator Henrique Couto as he makes his first appearance on our site today!  In this Scottish legend, as adapted by author John Macklin his book, World’s Most Bone-Chilling “True” Ghost Stories, a band of witches places a curse on an infant, and the girls’ guardians, in an attempt to protect her from the bizarre spell, ... Read More »

“Curfew” by Craig Groshek | Narrated by Keenon Brevik


Keenon Brevik voices this tale written by author Craig Groshek, about a hopelessly stubborn man whose very stubbornness leads to his untimely disappearance. The story was produced as an entry into the Wisconsin Public Radio “flash fiction” horror writing contest in October 2012. “Curfew” Author: Craig Groshek Narrator: Keenon Brevik You Might Also Enjoy:June 2014 Short Horror Story Writing Contest ... Read More »

“Father McSweeny” | Narrated by Craig Groshek


Craig Groshek tells this short tale about an Irish parish priest named Father McSweeny, who was unpopular but respected in life and who died young, to the relief of many.  But rather than rest in peace, Father McSweeny had other plans. Original story source: http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/forum/lofiversion/index.php/t12596.html Father McSweeny Author: Anonymous Narrator: Craig Groshek Father McSweeny, an Irish priest, returned to the town ... Read More »