MJ Gardner
Dark Fiction

Short Stories

The Book of Regrets

If you could do it all over again, would you?

Rest Stop

The risks you take in gas station bathrooms—like cannibals.

The Second Coming of David Bowie

Only the good die young. Or do they?


Sometimes you wait a very looong time for a bus.


How far would you travel for love?


The trees talk to each other, but will they talk to you?

The Basement

A girl has to do what she can to stay safe.


The Children of the Night, what music they make! Are they calling to you...?

Juliette: A Cautionary Tale

Pretty is as pretty does.

Speak of the Devil

Did you just see somthing out of the corner of your eye? There's nothing there now.

Or, is there?


They say you are never more than 3 feet from a spider. That's good. You might want one as a snack.