Colin Maguire writes literary horror, and even though I don't care for horror in general, I do like spooky stories sometimes and I really like his work (full disclosure: I am married to the man, but that doesn't stop me from critiquing his work if I don't like it). It's scary without being too gory.
He has one story, Swamp Bride, which is written in perfect pitch dialect. I watched him go over that story with a fine-toothed comb to make sure the dialect was consistent. And his other story available on Kindle, Ostrich Night, is a surprisingly sensitive and emotionally complex portrait of what happens if you treat your animals poorly. Check them out if you like horror or dark fantasy. They are only $2.99 each! You can read Kindle stories even if you don't have a Kindle - you can read them on your PC, smartphone, tablet etc.