S.H. Cooper’s first book is a collection of fourteen short horror stories that chronicle obsession, loss, and why you should be afraid of things that go bump in the night.
“Some books just beg to be reviewed, this is one of them. I absolutely LOVED this book. As soon as I finished it (at 2:45 AM, mind you) I went on Amazon to see what else this author had available. NOTHING! S. H. Cooper, get busy writing and I am going to check out your other avenue of writing. Get this book, you won’t be disappointed until you look for more…” – In Honor of Books
“This book is difficult to put down and the stories are hauntingly beautiful as well as disturbing. I would encourage any fan of the genre to check out this book, and I eagerly await for future stories from this talented up-and-coming author.” – j.something
The most wholesome families have the darkest secrets.
In this collection, you’ll experience intimate first hand accounts of modern day murders, kidnappings, and violent revenge. Other stories are heartwarming with whimsical mysteries, gothic fairy tales, and supernatural monstrosities.
“SO SCARY!! This fine collection, varied but always with impact, will likely keep you awake at night, and will definitely burrow into your memories to recur when you least expect (such as middle of the night or in dreams). If you enjoy the short fiction of Sheri White, I predict you will also enjoy S. H. Cooper’ s personal brand of horror.” – Mallory A. Haws
“Aptly titled, this book is a delightfully twisted collection of short horror stories. Right from the start, Cooper draws you into her world and keeps you there. You never know what you’re going to get from one story to the next, but you know you’re going to enjoy the ride.” – Roxie Reviews
A monster lurking in the mountain.
A mysterious cult seeking a doorway.
An otherworldly evil waiting to be unleashed.
Faith York was a young girl when she saw her father dragged into the ground by a spider-armed woman, never to be seen again. Twenty years later, the events of that day continue to haunt her, and her need for answers has only grown stronger with time. After her estranged mother’s death forces her to return home, old wounds are reopened and Faith finally decides to face her demons. What started as a search for closure soon pits her against a shadowy cult known as The Gathered and the eldritch beings they worship. With reality becoming more blurred by the day and the thousand eyes of an alien deity fixed on her, Faith must decide if the dark secrets of White Crow Mountain are really worth losing herself over.
“The Festering Ones by S.H. Cooper is one wild ride from start to finish. There is so much going one within this story that it leaves you begging for more! Every page brings another punch of mystery, fear, and excitement. This was my personal favorite read of 2019. ” – SwampDweller
“From start to finish, this story was an adventure full of rich characters and creepy lore that drew me in from the first paragraph. ” – Priscilla J. Tilton
Fourteen-year-old Mary McThomas is being raised a lady, but she knows she was born to be a knight. It’s an impossible dream, one that almost costs her father his life. After an ambush on their village leaves him gravely wounded, Mary is willing to do anything to save him, even if it means following a mysterious fae far from home. Accompanied by her older brothers, Mary plunges into a world of magic, danger, and an ancient grudge seeking to spill new blood.
But while Mary hunts for the cure, someone else is hunting for her. And he will stop at nothing until he gets what he wants.
With evil closing in from all sides, Mary will have to trust in her warrior heart to rescue her father, her family, and her world.
“Perfect, heartfelt YA Adventure.” – Laurel Hightower, author of Crossroads
“This is the type of female protagonist I wish I could have read when I was younger and looking for one in the fantasy series.” – Brandi the Bibliophile
A maiden looking for love in all the wrong places.
A mother in an endless search for missing children.
A crone whose passing is marked by the tinkling of tiny bells.
All That’s Fair is a collection of twenty-two short horror stories themed around women who are made up of anything but sugar, spice, and everything nice. Be they human, ghost, or something else entirely, one thing holds true for all: These are not the girls you’ll find (or want) next door.
“Ranging from creepy urban legends to neighborly secrets, to bizarre cats and motherly love, All That’s Fair is packed with page-turning strange tales. Each story is infused with not only a dose of horror, but also heart.” – Red Lagoe, author of Dismal Dreams
“Very simply, this is the best book of short stories I’ve read in at least 20 years. Buy it. Now!” – Norman Miller
Inheritance often comes with strings attached, but rarely are they as tangled as those hanging over High Hearth.
When Eudora Fellowes learns she’s the sole heir of her estranged great-aunt’s seaside manor, she believes it will be the peaceful escape she’s longed for. What awaits, however, is a dark legacy shrouded in half a century of secrets, and it doesn’t take long before Eudora realizes she’s not the only one to call High Hearth home.
“This novella is beautifully crafted. The setting, the dialogue, the characterisation, all flow together delivering a true slice of Victorian gothic artistry.” – Beverley Lee, author of The Ruin of Delicate Things
“Inheriting Her Ghosts gets all five of my stingy stars! It is a gruesome gothic-tinged mystery with an edge of revenge, despair, and a few perfectly placed moments of wit and humor that balance out the stabs of grief the author throws at you.” – Laurie, LoHF