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A Descent Into The Maelstrom

  [english | 1841]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Summary: [Inspired by the Moskstraumen it is couched as a story within a story a tale told at the summit of a mountain climb. The story is told by an old man who reveals that he only appears old - You suppose me a very old man he says but I am not. It took less than a single day to change these hairs from a jetty black to white to weaken my limbs and to unstring my nerves. The narrator convinced by the ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 403

A Journey Of Little Profit

  [english | 1898]  

John Buchan


Excerpts: [... kind in the land. For days in the late Autumn there is the lowing of oxen and the bleating of sheep among its high wooden pens, and in the rickety sale-rings ...... was heard of. I had taken to the droving for the love of a wild life, and a wild life I led. My father's heart would be broken long syne with my doings, ...... valued me only for the whisky which I gave them to drink my ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 16

A Prisoner In Fairyland

  [english | 1913]  

Algernon Blackwood


Excerpts: [... on. His wife noticed the new enthusiasm in his manner, and was puzzled by it. Something was up, she divined. 'Do you think he'll raise your salary ...... their hands to him as the train hurried away, and the last thing he saw was the station lamp where he had lit the cigar that made three of them, himself included, ...... feet were on the cushions???disgracefully. They were talking ...]
Genres: [horror | fantasyDownloads: 218

A Stable For Nightmares

  [english | 1896]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Excerpts: [... A Stable for Nightmares Dickon the Devil About thirty years ago I was selected by two rich old maids to visit ...... property, including a house and demesne to which they had, a long time before, succeeded as coheiresses. The last forty miles of my journey I was obliged ...... I am told it is now a great deal less wild, and, consequently, less beautiful. At the inn where I had ...]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | horrorDownloads: 124

A Tale Of The Ragged Mountains

  [english | 1843]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... uneven, although sound, than I had ever before seen teeth in a human head. The expression of his smile, however, was by no means unpleasing, as might ...... grew accustomed to it, and my uneasiness wore off. It seemed to be his design rather to insinuate than directly to assert that, physically, he had not ...... doctrines of Mesmer. It was altogether by means of magnetic remedies ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 52

An Account Of Some Strange Disturbances In Aungier Street

  [english | 1853]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Excerpts: [... fire on a winter's evening, with a cold wind rising and wailing outside, and all snug and cosy within, it has gone off-though I say it, who should not-indifferent ...... House, I think, in 1702 and had belonged to Sir Thomas Hacket, who was Lord Mayor of Dublin in James II.'s time. How old it was then, I can't ...... to pass a night alone in it. I had never pretended to conceal ...]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | horrorDownloads: 239

An Authentic Narrative Of A Haunted House

  [english | 1862]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Excerpts: [... and ample relation of a series of marvellous phenoma, in nowise connected with what is technically termed spiritualism, which he has anywhere met with. ...... a railway. Winter was setting in when my removal thither was decided upon but there was nothing whatever dismal or depressing in the change. The house ...... had also their effect in steeling us against any such influence, ...]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | horrorDownloads: 44

At A Winter Fire

  [english | 1899]  

Bernard Edward Joseph Capes


Summary: [At A Winters Fire by Bernard Edward Joseph Capes. It so fell that one dark evening in the month of June I was belated in the Bernese Oberland. Dusk overtook me toiling along the great Chamounix Road and in the heart of a most desolate gorge whose towering snow-flung walls seemed--as the day sucked inwards to a point secret as a leech s mouth--to close about me like a monstrous amphitheatre of ...]
Genres: [short story collection | horrorDownloads: 103

At The Mountains Of Madness

  [english | 1931]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft


Summary: [At the Mountains of Madness is a novella by horror writer H. P. Lovecraft written in February/March 1931 and originally serialized in the February March and April 1936 issues of Astounding Stories. It has been reproduced in numerous collections since Lovecrafts death.Lovecraft scholar S. T. Joshi describes the novella as representing the decisive demythology of the Cthulhu Mythos by ...]
Genres: [fiction | horrorDownloads: 255

Bla Kiss

  [english | ]  

William Le Queux


Excerpts: [... a somewhat mystical person, and had often been heard to discuss psychic subjects with his wife. He was also something of an amateur astrologer and ...... the small and rather dilapidated car which the husband possessed, and in which he often went into Budapest. The wife was extremely good-looking, and ...... rushing to a neighbour named Littman, who lived in the vicinity and who ...]
Genres: [horror | non fictionDownloads: 379

Burn Witch Burn

  [english | 1932]  

Abraham Merritt


Summary: [Colonization is the theme of this exciting complex page-turner that provides a provocative and entertaining look at Thoreaus classic eco-text Walden. Eccentric billionaire Jack Winter has bought the planet Beekmans Pea renamed it Walden and created a utopia in which members renounce the technologies of human civilization. Marginalized by these newcomers the planets original inhabitants are ...]
Genres: [fiction | horrorDownloads: 164

Butcher Bird

  [english | 2005]  

Richard Kadrey


Summary: [Spyder Lee is a happy man who lives in San Francisco and owns a tattoo shop. One night an angry demon tries to bite his head off before hes saved by a stranger. The demon infected Spyder with something awful - the truth. He can suddenly see the world as it really is: full of angels and demons and monsters and monster-hunters. A world full of black magic and mysteries. These are the Dominions ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | horrorDownloads: 284

Carnacki The Ghost Finder

  [english | 1912]  

William Hope Hodgson


Summary: [Carnacki the ghost finder -- Lost.]
Genres: [horror | ghost stories | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 383

Castle Of Terror

  [english | 1948]  

E Liston


Summary: [Castle Of Terror by E J Liston. This title has fewer than 24 printed text pages. Castle of Terror is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by E.J. Liston is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of E.J. Liston then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [short story | horror | post 1930Downloads: 286

Cerbo En Vitra Ujo

  [english | 2006]  

Mary Robinette Kowal


Excerpts: [... humidifiers, she caught a woosh-snick as the airlock door opened. Her boyfriend barreled around Mom's prize Emperor artichoke.? Something was wrong. The ...... and waited as the comunit? scanned her retina for i.d.? If her mom knew how to hack into scanner records, Grete would get major grief for skipping school, but ...... hissed shut. Grete stared at the mute door for a moment, ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | science fictionDownloads: 287

Cold Ghost

  [english | 1948]  

Chester Geier


Summary: [Cold Ghost by Chester S Geier. In the valley with the sheltering hills now behind them the bitterly cold wind drove at the sled with unchecked ferocity. Gusts of snow came with the wind thick and dry the separate particles of it stinging on contact. ]
Genres: [short story | post 1930 | horrorDownloads: 476

Color Out Of Space

  [english | 1927]  

H Lovecraft


Summary: [The Colour Out of Space is a first-person narrative written from the perspective of an unnamed surveyor from Boston. In order to prepare for the construction of a new reservoir in Massachusetts he surveys a rural area that is to be flooded near Lovecrafts fictional town of Arkham. He comes across a mysterious patch of land an abandoned five-acre farmstead which is completely devoid of all life.]
Genres: [short story | horror | pulpDownloads: 234

Contes De Terreur

  [french | 1900]  

Arthur Conan Doyle


Summary: [Une entit malfaisante dvore des pionniers de laviation par del les nuages... - Un mystrieux objet un entonnoir en cuir nous rvle grce la psychologie des rves sa terrible utilisation... - Une petite vengeance amoureuse entre deux archologue dans les catacombes romaines... - Un homme une femme son amant et un scalpel... - Et autres contes de terreur... ]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 216

Creep Shadow

  [english | 1934]  

Abraham Merritt


Excerpts: [... And no shadow fell upon me whispering in my ear- He interrupted, harshly: Don't talk like that! And now I was truly surprised, for there was panic ...... blew my desire to meet Dr. de Keradel up to fever point. I was half an hour late getting to Dr. Lowell's. The butler showed me into the library. A girl ...... it has once created. Therefore it is that at a certain stage of its ...]
Genres: [fiction | horrorDownloads: 450

Cuentos De Amor De Locura Y De Muerte

  [spanish | 1917]  

Horacio Quiroga


Summary: [En Cuentos de amor de locura y de muerte encontramos al autor solitario que ha conocido personalmente estas mismas realidades. Se trata de una serie de cuentos escritos en plena selva en la zona fronteriza de misiones y distanciado igualmente de lo que aprendi leyendo a Mauupassant o a Chejov.Algunos cuentos reunidos en el volumen de 1917 quizs nos parezcan desquiciados y morbosos empero no dejan ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 444
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