Ernest Favenc (1845-1908) is a neglected master of Australian supernatural and mystery fiction.
Best known for his History of Australian Exploration, 1788-1888, he was also a prolific author and journalist, writing for some of the most popular and important literary journals in colonial Australia. His considerable output is now largely forgotten, even among aficionados of weird and mystery fiction.... [click here for more]
We love ghost stories here at Wildside Press. If you've read the first 3 volumes in the Ghost Story MEGAPACKTM series, plus The Macabre MEGAPACKTM series, you're pretty well caught up with the classic supernatural fiction we've been reading lately. Don't worry, though -- we'll keep digging for more classic horror tales! Included in this volume are: THE FOUR-FIFTEEN EXPRESS, by Amelia B. Edwards THREE... [click here for more]
The "Christmas Story" (often a "Christmas Ghost Story") was a popular Victorian tradition. Charles Dickens, who surely needs no introduction today, took part with gusto, penning dozens of Christmas tales (the most famous being "A Christmas Carol"). We are delighted to include not just the standard fare of "A Christmas Carol," but a total of 25 great stories (more... [click here for more]