To anyone interested in supernatural fiction, the work of Welsh master Arthur Machen (1863-1947) is a fundamental starting point.
In 2008, Stephen King called Machen's "The Great God Pan (included here) "Maybe the best [horror story] in the English language in an interview.
And H.P. Lovecraft wrote: "Of living creators of cosmic fear raised to its most artistic pitch, few if any... [click here for more]
The Miss Pickerell Megapack collects all 4 volumes of the classic young adult science fiction series by Ellen MacGregor (later volumes were penned a decade later by another author).
Eccentric Miss Pickerell's adventures took her all over the world -- and sometimes beyond! Included in this volume are: #1. Miss Pickerell Goes to Mars #2. Miss Pickerell and the Geiger Counter #3. Miss Pickerell... [click here for more]
The Johnston McCulley MegapackTM collects 15 tales of mystery, detection, and adventure by the creator of Zorro -- more than 500 pages of great reading. Included are: THE MAN WHO CHANGED ROOMS DIAMONDS, DIRT, AND DUTY A CROOK WITHOUT HONOR PODDIN'S MISTAKE INITIATING NOGGINS ETERNAL ASSETS SLAVE OF MYSTERY THE OBVIOUS CLUE RUN TO GROUND THE ONLY WAY THE GREAT GREEN... [click here for more]
Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success following its publication in 1908. Anne, an orphaned girl, gave author Lucy Maud Montgomery a huge international following.
The first novel was followed by a series of sequels with Anne as the central character, all of which are included in this volume (along with two collections of short stories in the same setting, some of which feature Anne). Titles... [click here for more]
Sam Merwin, Jr. (1910-1996) is one of those great "lost" authors. Equally adept and mystery and science fiction, he produced a significant body of work in both fields. In fact, this volume adds as a bonus two of his classic mystery stories, in addition to a selection of 7 science fiction stories. Included are:
THE FINAL FIGURE
REEL LIFE FILMS
A WORLD APART
IT'S... [click here for more]
Welcome to another wide-ranging collection of dark fantasy and horror stories. From familiar classics to rare pulp stories, from the Victorian era to contemporary tales, there's something here for every taste. Included are:
GARAGE SALE, by Janet Fox
SOULS OF THE DAMNED, by John D. Swain
JOHNNY ON THE SPOT, by Frank Belknap Long
THE HAUNTED CHAIR, by Richard Marsh
THE UPPER BERTH, by F. Marion... [click here for more]
The Silver Age of Science Fiction saw a wealth of compelling speculative tales — and women authors wrote some of the best of the best. Yet the stories of this era, especially those by women, have been largely unreprinted, unrepresented, and unremembered.
Volume one of REDISCOVERY represents a historic first: fourteen selections of the best science fiction of the Silver Age, written by... [click here for more]