The ancient, sinister castle located in the isolated Welsh countryside is no mere heap of dead stones. It quivers with an evil life of its own. Sinister powers are reaching through the castle gateway from somewhere out beyond--evil, menacing Old Gods that had once been thrust out of the world, but now clamor to return. The stranger who appears at the nearby farm on the hillside isn't coming to fulfill... [click here for more]
Stories about devils and demons were literary staples long before the modern horror field came into existence. Our earliest story in this volume, by Washington Irving, was published in 1824...and the fact that these tales span almost 200 years shows how enduring the theme remains. Here, then, are 25 great modern and classic tales of devils, demons, and the macabre. Enjoy!
THE CONTRACT OF CARSON... [click here for more]
"WANTED, by Retired Clergyman, Secretarial Assistant with courage and imagination. Tenor voice and some knowledge of Hebrew essential; single; unworldly. Apply Philip Skale."
Robert Spinrobin needed the work, and he took the bait. He possessed the necessary qualifications: a thin tenor voice, not unmusical; a smattering of Hebrew which he had picked up at Cambridge because he liked the fine, high-sounding... [click here for more]
This is a formal ball, and you'll be dancing with us all: your companion is a Soho New York zombie artist. The Prom King is the Vampire Dracula, dressed formally and very grim; Music will be courtesy of an avante garde rock band as old as the stones upon the hills. David Bischoff--Tripping the Dark Fantastic: eight exquisite tales of fear! ... [click here for more]