Ever since agent Daniel Myers had fled from Turkey with stolen secret papers vital for Western interests and entered Bulgaria, he had been aware of a certain disturbing atmosphere.
Bulgaria was a place that was steeped in the old ways and ancient, dark gypsy beliefs and superstitions. A time-haunted land of mystery and evil in which the Western, modern way of life seemed to hold little sway.
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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]
For fifty years fear of the vanishing red house in the Jersey Barrens had warped the lives of Ellen and Pete Yocum.
Old Pete swore that the house moved from place to place and that screams heard within it put a hex on anyone who ventured near.
Meg Yarrow, raised by the Yocums since childhood, experienced the same terror until Nathan, the new farmhand, arrived. One day they started on a search for... [click here for more]