THE BEAST OF CAIRN GORM

All Rights Reserved ©

Summary

A beast of ancient highland folk tales haunts the villages of northern Scotland. The Cairn Gorn has reawakened its nightmare. The warnings were cast aside and now the prices will be paid. The fúath is real. Tabhair fuath do

Genre:
Horror
Author:
Mick_Dark
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
11
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
16+

A Quiet Community

Just over a 100km north of Inverness, Scotland in the small village of Braemar, on the Berriedale River, lived a gaelic speaking people of approximately 800. Raising cattle, farming and being good neighbours was the village’s primary mission statement. Winters remained dark and bitter but pints were rarely without gripped hands, thirsty gullets and high spirits. On one such night, a dozen or so frolicking and drunken Braemar folk kept a late hour at the Ox and Yolk Pub; an establishment in Braemar that was the pearl of the town. The pub, owned and operated by most the popular Braemar proprietor and primary instigator of Braemar wives’ angst Angus John MacDougall, rarely had its guitars and fiddles silenced and the laughter was perpetual. In the corner of the pub opposite the raging fireplace, Angus kept a piano that was rarely played and mostly used as a spot to lay your empty drinks. Angus saw to it that a doily was placed atop it to prevent any water damage. He bought it in Aberdeen at an auction and felt that it gave the place a bit of style but residents knew, as did he, that piano had no place in proper fiddle tunes. At least not here. Aila Gillis, the server kept the drinks flowing and was on her feeat for hours from the opening when dinner service started and the stews filled bellies and the chips never stopped, post-dinner. When Colin Kenworth laid his fiddle down to the boos of the few left, he did so with a smile and an apology. This was the dance. This was the routine each night. The music had to cease at some point and it was always to the yells of resistance of the patrons but they also knew that this signified their time to get the coats and hats on and head out into the crunchy snow and howling wind. After all, the wives would let them play for a while. Farming and cattle keeping was hard work and it was a trade-off. They would keep the peace and ensure that they had their nights of pints and repeated gaelic tales of northern prowess in hunting and iron guts that held their drink like no other.

Continue Reading Next Chapter
Further Recommendations

Lyndsay Magill: Ghbjfg jft htvhthj joyfnins h

elaheas: From the moment I picked up the story I have been reading it none stop. I love the plot, the suspense and the characters. This story is so good I can't put it down. It's beautifully written and very intense. Please update soon!E.

Harlem: This is just beautiful... BEAUTIFUL!!😭😭😭😭❤️A mixture of horror and romance... And the climaxes were just close to perfect, I must say.Hysteria seems so sexy rrrr😏

dianamarieharrismi: Very good story, great pacing and character development.

Bree: Cant wait to read the next book. I read a lot if vampire stories but I love yours the best.

Shawna: I have shared this app with all my family and directed them to this story. It's wonderfully done the story line is unique and so we'll thought out.

Натали Платнарова: OMG... The book is truly good, but it only gets better in book 2....

Soquela Kay: It was a good story but it lost me sometimes and the main characters were very indecisive and all over the place at times but it was good

More Recommendations

Kristle: I liked it alot I feel like the ending was rushed though I feel like it could've gone on longer

Stephanie Bayliss: So loving reading at the moment can’t wait to read on

Amarachi: I like everything thing oAbout it I would love to continue reading it. I chose the rating because of how far I have read so far

BlueC78: Another emotional rollercoaster of a story, am enjoying it immensely. I have had to write a family tree of who is who as I was getting a bit confused but the characters feel real and I’m looking forward to the last chapters

Margaret Elizabeth Ann Brown: It started skow but seems ti to behin to get good

Angelica Nicole Johnson: Was hard to read, because of all the trauma she suffered. But I liked the book. Will there be a second book, because it seems to end on a cliffhanger

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.