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SKIN CRAWL : Darkly Erotic Horror Stories [Kindle Edition]

Alex Severin
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Book Description

SKIN CRAWL is a short story collection of deviant, dark, erotic horror by Alex Severin. Let that be a warning! This is NOT a romance book or straight-up erotica. This is erotica for the demented. Please download a sample and try before you buy to see if it's your cup of tea.

Featuring online favorites that launched Severin into the horror underground a decade ago, little seen micro-press anthology orphans, and an exclusive, never before published short story.

SKIN CRAWL runs the gamut from a priest with an unHoly obsession with his Virgin Mary statue, a romantic pair of necrophiliacs, a beastly old magician with very strange eyes, to a proud, but unusual surrogate mother, this is raw, uncompromising erotic horror at its darkest.

TABLE OF CONTENTS - (Descriptions in parenthises to address inaccurate story descriptions in a customer review.)

Blessed is the Fruit of Thy Womb (Virgin Mary Obsession)
In the Flesh (Necrophilia)
Premature (Serial Killer)
Romancing the Dead (Necrophilia)
The Blair (Spooky Old House)
Fuckhead (Car Wreck)
The Surrogate (Graveyard Sex)
The Man with the Absinthe Eyes (Surreal Horror)
Coyote Bang (Coyote Skull Fetish)
Ripened Fruit (Erotic Horror with Grigori Rasputin)

Excerpts from SKIN CRAWL -

His coarse fingers probed the wet silk of her cunt; her face contorted with equal amounts of disgust and pleasure.

The matted beard of her lover scraped against the peach of her cheek as she forced down her rising gorge, her nostrils under assault from the stench of the rancid morsels of days-old food that nested there. A wave of nausea washed over her but the fluttering of her eyelids and the gasp in her throat could not deny the skill of his hand.

She pulled him close to her and felt his hot sermon in her ear, his divine wisdom seeping into her, feeding her, soothing her like a warm injection.

He crept away from the quiet cottage, parents gently snoring in their bedroom, then belted down the road at full speed; his pulse throbbed in his ears with excitement.

He reached the house in a few minutes and stood at the bottom of the drive, staring at the darkened windows.

There were shapes moving in those windows, whispers penetrating the night air and filtering over to him as he stood there.

He couldn't decipher what they were saying but he didn't like it. The whispers made the hairs on the back of his neck stand on end.

The whispers were about grown up things, things he didn't know about, but knew enough that he shouldn't be listening to them.

He wanted to leave but he couldn't move, couldn't prise himself from the spot, couldn't even scream when he realized there was a man standing in the shadows under a tree, just a few feet away from him. He'd been there the whole time, watching him while he watched the shadows in the window and listened to the whispers in the dark.

The man lunged forward and grabbed him by the arm, forced a palm over his mouth.

“You shouldn't be here, boy. This is no place for you. This is a bad place, a bad place for everybody.”

“Be still. You are not yet ready to move. You must allow yourself become familiar with your new condition.”

He looked at the man, eyes squinting

“My new condition?” he croaked, his throat dry, vocal cords violin-tight and coated with panic.

The man was vaguely familiar; he had seen that hideous, yet compelling face before, and that insane gaze. Black and white photographs with sinister captions came to mind. He had visions of devout worshipers at his feet and Latin phrases echoing off stone walls in the torch-lit gloom of a castle.

The name escaped him, but he knew he had seen him before.

“Sleep,” the man said to him, “Rest. Soon you will begin your new life as The Font.”

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Product Details

  • File Size: 288 KB
  • Print Length: 73 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: SKS Press (April 17, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004X2HMDO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #450,264 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3.0 out of 5 stars Not as bad as reviewed. January 6, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
I happened upon this book through the 'what others bought' selection. After reading the disclaimer it peaked my interest. Is it graphic...yes. Is it erotic...not really. The author in no way tells you this is a sexy porn manual for everybody. While I enjoyed the originality of the stories it didn't delve deep enough into the characters where I hung on every word. I found myself speed reading through most. Great effort and I hope the author pushes forward with this style...there is potential here.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Not for everyone October 6, 2012
By Lupita
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If you enjoy a series of short stories and do not get grossed out easily this book might be for you. Even though some of the stories were intense if not downright disturbing I enjoyed every second of it. Overall it was a great read and different from anything I've read before.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Truly deviant!!! March 29, 2012
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Skin Crawl is very appropriately named. I have never read a book like this. I highly recommend it. But beware...the book is truly dark and deviant.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Kinda cool March 5, 2012
By jpp2077
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Cool book for people who love gross stories. Can't put it plainer than that. The writing is ok. The stories are satisfyingly gross. What more does the average deviant-reader want in a book? This book kept me entertained for a couple of nights worth of bedtime reading. :D
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5.0 out of 5 stars Yes! December 8, 2013
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This book was just plain awesome. Exactly what erotic horror ordered. Thanks for the ride, Alex. I'm up for another.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Horrorreader August 24, 2013
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Good Lord. Some of these stories were sickening. Too much about the necrophilia , turned my stomach. But the page did warn not for the squeamish . Wish I would have taken heed.
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More About the Author

Alex Severin was born and raised in Scotland and transplanted to the US in 2005.

A full-time writer since 2011, Alex earns her living writing things she will never admit to in public. She writes under many pseudonyms and in a diverse range of genres including paranormal romance, children's stories, horror, post-apocalyptic & dystopian, erotica, romance, and genres you didn't even know existed, nor would you even want to. Seriously.

She writes short stories, novels, screenplays, and loves to write about things that both repel and fascinate.

Her debut novel is a Golden Age Hollywood Noir entitled VAMPIRE VINTAGE BOOK ONE : BELLADONNA IN HOLLYWOOD and is the first installment of the series.

You can keep up with all the latest news and book releases on her blog -

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