Stories About the God of a Thousand Forms
The Mighty Messenger of the Outer Gods, Nyarlathotep, has also been known to deliver tidings from the Great Old Ones. He is the only Outer God who chooses to personify his presence on our planet. A god of a thousand forms, he comes to Earth to mock, wreak havoc, and to spur on humanity's self-destructive urges. This volume of stories and poetry illustrates... [click here for more]
This volume assembles no less than 40 stories set in H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos. Ranging from Lovecraft's own tales (including classics such as the novel At the Mountains of Madness, "The Shadow Over Innsmouth," and "The Colour Out of Space") to works by his friends and contemporaries (Clark Ashton Smith, Robert E. Howard, Frank Belknap Long, and Robert Bloch), to later followers (Henry Kuttner,... [click here for more]
13 Tales of Horror Defining Hastur, the King in Yellow, Yuggoth, and the Dread City of CarcosaSECOND EDITION The stories in this book evoke a tracery of evil rarely rivaled in horror writing. They represent the entire evolving trajectory of such concepts as Hastur, the King in Yellow, Carcosa, the Yellow Sign, the Black Stone, Yuggoth, and the Lake of Hali. A succession... [click here for more]
Pulse-pounding action meets cosmic horror in this exciting collection from the rising stars of the New Cthulhuiana. Steel your nerves, reach into your weapons locker, and tie tight your running shoes as humanity takes up arms against the monsters and gods of H. P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos. Grab your pistols, your knives, your gearpunk grenades. Confront deep ones, mi-go, and flying polyps. Fight... [click here for more]
Horror and Wonder at the Ends of the Earth
". . . They rose grimly into the western sky; allowing us to distinguish various bare, bleak, blackish summits, and to catch the curious sense of fantasy which they inspired as seen . . . against the provocative background of iridescent ice-dust clouds. In the whole spectacle there was a persistent, pervasive hint of stupendous secrecy and potential... [click here for more]
Savannah is under siege.
For 20 years the minions of the Wyrm have threatened the Coastal Empire, checked only by the courage and cunning of the Shadow Lords. Every year, the septs of the Southern Protectorate send young warriors to aid in the defense and to prove their mettle in the pressure cooker of the port city.
It’s not enough.
Every night, the Wyrm grows stronger, its forces... [click here for more]
A novel by Robin D. Laws
A new day has dawned, and elections are coming. The corrupt, covertly supernatural regime of the Castaigne family has been consigned to history. After a century of American dictatorship, the hard work of self-government begins.
Reluctantly, one of the revolutionary heroes who helped put them away has agreed to run for public office. How else can he put the Government... [click here for more]
Collected here for you, a sampler of stories & poems set in or related to the “Cthulhu Mythos,” as conceived by H.P, Lovecraft, expanded on by the “Lovecraft Circle” and endlessly expanded on by current writers up to the current day.
INTRODUCTION, by Shawn Garrett
DREAMS OF YITH, by Duane W. Rimel (Poem)
OUT OF THE AEONS, by H. P. Lovecraft and Hazel Heald
FISHHEAD, by... [click here for more]
When Aaron and Craig arrive home from vacation, they're shocked to discover that a gruesome murder has been committed in their quaint small town.
The couple is desperate to find out all the details, but when domestic discord rears its ugly head, Aaron's frustration propels him into the night. Is it mere coincidence that he ends up at the murder house, or is a sinister force at play?
Amidst cobweb-covered... [click here for more]
All the Tales Pertaining to the Fabulous Realm of Pegana, by Lord Dunsany"... Dunsany has influenced me more than anyone else except Poe—his rich language, his cosmic point of view, his remote dream-world, & his exquisite sense of the fantastic, all appeal to me more than anything else in mordern literature. My first encounter with him ... gave an immense impetus to my... [click here for more]
Meet Theresa, an imaginative young girl spending an ordinary day alone at her family's idyllic lakeside cottage. Her older sister is meant to be in charge while their parents are in town, but Maxine goes off to the beach with her teenage friends, leaving little Theresa all to her lonesome.
Enter Hailey, a spirited new companion whose family has rented a cottage... [click here for more]
A demon lives in Taylor's bed. There's no hope getting rid of him. Every night, he wraps his wings around her, providing a strange comfort she can't find anywhere else. But when Taylor meets a beautiful girl while buying ramen, she starts to see a path out of despair. Alyssia invites her out, and their first date is paradise. Only one problem: Alyssia wants to go back to Taylor's apartment. How can... [click here for more]
When Melotte Pharmaceutical moved into the struggling city of Springfield, residents saw it as a godsend.
But while the city’s fortunes appear to be turning around, something sinister is brewing within its homeless population.
Four newfound friends stumble onto a horrific plan for the city, and their lives will never be the same again. Because on Halloween night, a new horror will be coming... [click here for more]
The Weird Fiction Megapack collects both modern and classic stories from the classic pulp magazine, Weird Tales, with selections ranging throughout the 20th Century, but focusing mainly on the classic era of the 1930s. Included are works by many famous authors, such as H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, Manly Wade Wellman, E. Hoffmann Price, Tennessee Williams, and many more—with... [click here for more]
A darkly humorous, surprisingly poignant, and utterly gripping debut novel about a guy who works in Hell (literally) and is on the cusp of a big promotion if only he can get one more member of the wealthy Harrison family to sell their soul.
Peyote Trip has a pretty good gig in the deals department on the fifth floor of Hell. Sure, none of the pens work, the coffee machine has been out of order for... [click here for more]
THE KING IN YELLOW -- recently featured in HBO's hit series TRUE DETECTIVE -- is a collection of 10 short stories, the reading of which will curse one to a terrible fate.
You have been warned!
This edition features an introduction by H.P. Lovecraft.
Note: This digital edition includes the PDF, ePub and Mobi (Kindle) versions of the book. ... [click here for more]
"The Mad Scientist Megapack" assembles 23 tales of Scientists, their Creatures, and Experiments both Diabolical and Dangerous! Included are: MYSHKIN, by David V. Reed A LIGHT THAT SHAMED THE SUN, by C. J. Henderson INCOMPLETE DATA, by H.B. Fyfe THE CORPSE ON THE GRATING, by Hugh B. Cave COSMIC TELETYPE, by Carl Jacobi MONSTER KIDNAPS GIRL AT MAD SCIENTIST'S COMMAND!, by Lawrence Watt-Evans... [click here for more]
A collection of thrilling tales inspired by H. P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos from one of horror’s biggest legends.
This volume contains the very best of Brian Lumley’s Mythos novellas spanning the entire breadth of his illustrious career. From Rising With Surtsey through to the eponymous The Taint, these tales plumb the very depths of horror and show Lumley at his twisted... [click here for more]
A definitive look at the life and work of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, by a leading scholar of the fantasy and horror field.
INTRODUCTION, by Darrell Schweitzer
NOTES ON AN ENTITY, by Robert Bloch
A LITERARY COPERNICUS, by Fritz Leiber, Jr.
THE FOUR FACES OF THE OUTSIDER, by Dirk W. Mosig
THE FIRST LEWIS THEOBALD, by R. Boerem
STORY-WRITING: A Letter from H. P. Lovecraft
CHARACTER GULLIBILITY IN... [click here for more]
Imperial America has fallen.
Emperor Castaigne, who ruled the nation with secret police and even more secret sorcery, has fled. The portals that connected him to his rumored source of power, the alien realm of Carcosa, have been destroyed. After a century of tyranny, democracy has returned to the USA—if those who fought for it have what it takes to keep it. Along with his loyal crew, the man they... [click here for more]
Explore a new world of monsters and manners in this darkly captivating regency romance novel with an eldritch twist from renowned roleplaying game, Call of Cthulhu.
When Cassandra Wright’s father was accused of murder her whole life fell apart, leaving her with no prospects, no money, and a broken engagement. But Cassandra always suspected foul play. Five years later,... [click here for more]
A traumatized teacher. An absent husband. A silent night shattered…All Marissa wants is to spend Christmas alone. With her husband out of the country on a volunteer mission, she hopes for a peaceful holiday at home. But when a mysterious intruder breaks into her house, her worst fears are triggered.
Who would terrorize a woman who’s been through so much already? Marissa can’t... [click here for more]
Prior to the best-selling Necroscope series, Brian Lumley built his reputation by writing stories set against H. P. Lovecraft’s cosmic Cthulhu Mythos backdrop. These dark and frightening tales appeared worldwide in some of the most prestigious genre magazines, and this volume contains some of the very best of Brian Lumley's works. Collected together, it confirms his place as a master of... [click here for more]
The good news is, there's life after death.
For boxer Joey Castelo, afterlife is a nightmare of slavery and savage gladiatorial combat, as he and his master become members of a traveling troupe that is part of an underground boxing circuit. While fighting for his identity against his own savage shadow — a symbol of the blind rage which he must learn to forget — Castelo becomes drawn... [click here for more]
Have you ever wondered about the clients who came to the front door of 221B Baker Street: whence they derived, how they heard of Holmes, who sent them? This book answers these questions. For, as Watson said: "I have often observed the two advantages that my friend Holmes has over most other private detectives and also the police. One is that it is very rare for him to fail, and the other springs... [click here for more]
Who is this Mark McLaughlin person, and why should you read him?
Mark—whom I’ve had the pleasure of publishing for nearly 20 years now—is one of those unique voices in the horror field. He doesn’t tread the safe (or even sane!) path, but goes off in quirky directions, and he’s happy to have company along the way. And while he’s poking around the oddest places, he finds humor in the outrageous... [click here for more]
Haunted houses. Vengeful spirits. Wronged women. A glimpse of a grim future and a visit to a terrifying past. Step inside for a taste of nightmare, a bit of the unexpected and a touch of the weird. 12 stories by award-winning author Catherine Lundoff. ... [click here for more]
Heed the Signs and Beware
The seals of the Abyss are sundered and demons walk the earth again, claiming souls as they vie for dominance across the globe. Hidden within their ancient sanctums, the Earthbound stir after millennia of sleep, summoning their scattered worshippers and forging chains of slavery for fallen and mortal alike. Now come the words of Lucifer himself, lost Prince of the Fallen,... [click here for more]
A wide-ranging and friendly journey through H.P. Lovecraft’s tales of cosmic terror and wonder, the Tour de Lovecraft is the ideal companion to the work of the twentieth century’s greatest American horrorist.
Kenneth Hite has spent decades reading and re-reading Lovecraft and his heirs, slipping through their forests of verbiage to discover the solid literary ground beneath. With his game... [click here for more]
When Wednesday’s grandmother dies, she inherits a mysterious curse that’s been passed down through the family for generations. Everywhere she goes, she’s threatened by a supernatural creature no one else sees. Is there anything Wednesday can do to end the terror, or is her soul forever bound by a contract with the devil?
Queer Ghost Stories are standalone tales that can be read in any... [click here for more]
Celebrate the works of H.P. Lovecraft with this mammoth volume, collecting all of the master's stories of Arkham, Massachusetts and the Cthulhu Mythos in one place. Included are not only all of the well-known tales, but a few of Lovecraft's revisions (stories he was paid to rewrite, which did not originally carry his name) that are set in the same universe. Here are 28 stories, a long poem, and an... [click here for more]
"Sherlock Holmes! That magical name conjures up all that is thrilling and exciting about the classic mystery short story. The Great Detective, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is without doubt the most well-known and popular fictional character ever created--and with good reason. Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories are fascinating excursions into scientific detection with interesting, well-formed characters,... [click here for more]
"Hours of great reading await, with tales from some of the 20th century's most renowned horror and dark fantasy authors. Included are:
DAGON, by H.P. Lovecraft
THE CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT, by Robert E. Howard
MOTHER OF PEARL, by Fitz-James O'Brien
THE WALKING DEAD, by E. Hoffmann Price
SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO SHOUT ABOUT IT, by Darrell Schweitzer
THE STORY OF MING-Y, by Lafcadio Hearn
BY MOONLIGHT,... [click here for more]
"""The Werewolf Megapack"" collects 22 classic and modern tales of shape-shifters (and not just wolves!) -- including works by Jay Lake, Jack Williamson, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, John Gregory Betancourt, Rudyard Kipling, Saki, and many more. Included are:
LEOPARD, by Jay Lake GABRIEL-ERNEST, by Saki SYMPATHY FOR WOLVES, by John Gregory Betancourt THE DRONE, by Abraham Merritt... [click here for more]
The Haunts & Horrors Megapack offers everyting from ghosts to vampires, from things that go bump in the night to nameless presences -- and much more! Here are 31 tales to chill the blood, including:
SURREAL ESTATE, by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
BIRTHMARK, by Seabury Quinn
THE MONKEY'S PAW, by W.W. Jacobs
FUGUES, by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
DEAD BABIES, by Lawrence Watt-Evans
THE MUFFIN MAN, by... [click here for more]
The ancient world of Harth withers beneath a dying sun…but it’s not dead yet. In the foul streets of Carcassay, all manners of merchants and thieves, mercenaries and assassins, magicians and alchemists, clerics and zealots, and tomb raiders carry on the business of the day. This novella features six tales about two of the more fascinating rogues stirring up a bit of chaos in the City of the Rat.... [click here for more]
36 DREADFUL POEMS OF COSMIC HORRORS
In H.P. Lovecraft's famous poetry cycle, an occultist steals an ancient tome of forbidden lore—but when he begins to read, it takes on a nightmarish journey throughout space, time, and alternate realities. Each dark poem reveals a new horrifying dream-vision, each filled with Lovecraft’s signature blend of cosmic horror and alienation. Also... [click here for more]
Time and space are under threat when a monstrous new alien zombie threat emerges, in this horror thriller from riotous the Zombicide Invader boardgame.
Scientist Dizzie Drexler is on the mission of a lifetime: exploring a strange planet named Sik-Tar, in the company of a mysterious alien crew. The dig looks like a dud, until they stumble across an ancient spaceship, filled with arcane tech.... [click here for more]
Taken from Renegade Arts Entertainment's best selling 'Doug Bradley's Spinechillers' audiobooks library of classic short horror stories, we present one of H.P. Lovecraft's classic horror tales, The Rats in the Walls.
A man's return to his ancestral estate unleashes an ancient terror.
Read by Doug Bradley. Duration: 29:11 ... [click here for more]
My life wasn't in great shape when I showed up at my parents' farmhouse. I'd just been dumped, my best friend wasn't speaking to me, and I'd sublet my apartment to a stranger. You'd think a dose of parental affection would make me feel better. Problem was, my mother and father were heading out the door just as I arrived, leaving on a world tour I knew nothing about.
So here I am, alone and friendless... [click here for more]
Weird Tales #360 is a special Elder Gods issue, featuring creepy new stories by many horror & dark fantasy luminaries, including:
Brian Lumley - "The Long Last Night"
Michael Shea - "Momma Durtt"
Michael Reyes - "The Darkness at Table Rock Road"
Darrell Schweitzer - "The Runners Beyond the Wall"
Matthew Jackson - "Drain"
William Blake-Smith... [click here for more]
Wildside Press's new line of MegapackTM ebook anthologies focusing on 20th Century masters of Weird Fiction gets off to a great start with this new selection of tales by Henry S. Whitehead, famed Weird Tales contributor.
Whitehead, who penned dozens of stories over the course of his career, set many of them with a West Indies theme. His tales of "jumbees" (zombies) represent some of the... [click here for more]
This volume collects 8 pioneering essays (and a humorous epistolary exchange) by the late H.P. Lovecraft scholar, George T. Wetzel. This is the largest single volume of Wetzel's nonfiction ever published.
"Biographic Notes on Lovecraft" (from HPL, 1971)
"The Mechanistic Supernatural of Lovecraft" (from Fresco, 1958)
"The Cthulhu Mythos: A Study"... [click here for more]
In the dying years of the 19th century, a book changed the world—or worlds. A slim, sinister text called The King in Yellow drove those who read it to madness. Despite suppression by anxious authorities, it spread through global culture, and history itself, like a virus. Now the contagion bears hideous fruit.
Disturbing, dissonant and riddled with negative capability.- Simon... [click here for more]
Ezra Dunes served his country. He slew the undead, hunted rogue wizards, and delved into ancient tombs to confront unspeakable horrors. He lost friends, and collected scars. Now at home, he just wants to take care of his family. But he carries a wound, a sleepy parasite that whispers murderous evils into his mind. And when yet another mad sorcerer starts opening portals to the underworld, Ezra's parasite... [click here for more]
The ancient world of Harth withers beneath a dying sun…but it’s not dead yet. Ravenous demons threaten the last cities, their streets choked with starving refugees. Desperate to save their homeland, a possessed cleric and a fugitive wizard delve into the lost lands buried beneath their feet. In the dark caverns, they discover dead cities and antique societies, travelers from distant lands and times,... [click here for more]
Who needs sleep? Not you! You’re up all night to get spooky with three unforgettable ghost stories.In these hair-raising tales of the paranormal, queer characters encounter the supernatural… with life-changing results. Get ready for a fright with three haunting tales from Foxglove Lee’s Queer Ghost Stories series!
In Ghost Cat, Jonathan was never a fan of his boyfriend's... [click here for more]
A large collection of stories by and co-written by Howard Phillips Lovecraft. These stories are the staging point for the style of horror written by the large collection of horror writers who are writing today. The stories in this collection are dark and brooding and can easily drain the sanity of any reader that dares look into this tome! ... [click here for more]
When newly-separated Marie moves in with her parents, her childhood bedroom becomes the scene of strange occurrences. As a child, her sister always warned her not to let her arm hang over the side of the bed as she slept. A monster would drag her down to hell. Who knew her sister might be right?
Download includes mobi, epub and pdf ... [click here for more]
Evil Doesn’t Die—It Adapts
Three years ago, Samantha Cane and Frank Carter’s lives were destroyed as their city became the staging ground for a cult dedicated to the King in Yellow. When the cult enacted a plan to throw the city into chaos, Frank and Sam stopped them with the help of a group called the Parted Veil. But the victory came at a high cost, and it was short-lived. The... [click here for more]