M. Verstraete

Author of Horror and Dark Fiction


Below is a collection of my novelettes. Novelettes are stories between 5k and 15k words.

Daddy’s Boy

712_0.387772001440449780_daddysboyDaddy’s Boy was released by Booktrope on September 28, 2015.

The novelette is available from Amazon and B&N.


Jake’s  girlfriend is pregnant, his worst nightmare come true. Overwhelmed with memories of a drunk abusive father and a miserable childhood, Jake doesn’t think he’s fit to be a dad. Now, he must make an impossible choice: clean up and get his life together (and lay off the booze while he’s at it), or get rid of the problem…