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]
Originally published in WEIRD TALES magazine in the 1930s, here is the complete Doctor Satan series -- fascinating tales about that weird genius of crime who calls himself Doctor Satan. He is no madman, but is as sane as you or I. An immensely rich man, he has turned to crime for the thrill of it, and strikes down those in his path ruthlessly, heartlessly, and thoroughly. He is master of amazing powers... [click here for more]
Does Catherine Isherwood really haunt the lovely old house in Westriver? When Louise arrives there, she is looking forward to a happy family reunion -- with the usual whirl of parties and picnics, swimming and movies. And this year, perhaps, her brother's friend, Ritchie Allen, will notice her. But before Louise can even unpack, she is drawn into the tragic mystery surrounding Catherine, the beautiful... [click here for more]